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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle or motor-driven cycle on public streets or highways in Montana is required to have a driver’s license or learner's permit. Knowledge, vision, and a road test are required for your first license. The Montana DMV written test is designed to check the applicant’s knowledge of traffic laws, road signs, road rules and safe driving practices. Everything you need to know is covered in the Montana Driver's Manual. The DMV written test consists of 33 questions, and you'll need at least 27 correct answers to pass (82%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Montana DMV driver's license test.
1. Regulatory signs:
regulate the flow of traffic at school zone.
are diamond shaped and yellow or green.
warn drivers about road hazards.
provide information about the road rules and traffic laws.
2. You are driving behind another vehicle and notice that the driver is driving with one hand, talking to a passenger. You as a driver should:
know that the driver in the vehicle ahead is reducing his safety margin by being an inattentive driver.
know that you should give the vehicle ahead extra room.
know that you should avoid this bad habit.
All of the above.
3. When the pavement is marked with a double yellow line, drivers may pass other vehicles:
only if there are no oncoming vehicles.
only if the vehicle ahead is driving 10 mph or more under the speed limit.
None of the other answers is correct.
4. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Road curves ahead
Detour ahead
No left turn
No U-turn
5. When you make a left turn from a one-way road into a one-way road, if the road you enter has two lanes, you:
must turn into its left lane.
must go to the next intersection.
cannot turn left.
must turn into its right lane.
6. Which of the following is NOT true about ABS?
It improves the steering ability.
It improves the vehicle stability.
It helps increase your stopping distance.
It's an automobile safety system.
7. Parking is not allowed:
on public roads.
within 300 feet of a pedestrian safety area.
In an intersection.
within 250 feet of a traffic light.
8. Work zone signs:
mean that road conditions will improve soon.
mean that drivers should drive faster to get out of the work zone.
provide information on road work or other temporary road conditions.
mean that drivers must come to a complete stop and back up.
9. Studies show that wearing seat belts:
reduces your chances of damaging your car in a crash.
increases your chances of fatality in a crash.
reduces your chances of serious injury in a crash.
All of the above.
10. The driver of an emergency vehicle that uses lights and a siren can legally:
go the wrong way.
pass red lights.
exceed the speed limit.
All of the above.
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MT DMV Practice Test Facts

Number of questions: 33
Correct answers to pass:27
Passing score:82%
Minimum age to apply: 14 ½
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