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You need a Nevada driver's license or learner’s permit if you want to drive on Nevada streets and highways. Your vision will be checked to make sure you meet the minimum vision standards. The Nevada DMV written test covers the information found in the Nevada Driver's Manual, and includes questions on traffic laws, road rules, road signs, highway signs and markings and safe driving practices. Use of a cellular phone during a drive test will result in automatic failure. The NV DMV written test consists of 50 questions, and you'll need at least 40 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. This road sign means:
pedestrian crossing
School zone ahead
Pedestrian crossing ahead
Pedestrians must not cross
2. When driving in heavy traffic, you should:
drive faster than the flow of traffic.
drive slower than the flow of traffic.
maintain a constant speed.
drive with the flow of traffic.
3. What should you do if you see smoke come from under the hood?
Call the fire department and then pull off the road and park your vehicle.
Jump off your car immediately, if it is safe to do so.
Pull off the road and park your vehicle. Turn off the ignition, get away from the car and call the fire department.
Try to fight the fire yourself.
4. Vertical panels, barricades, drums and cones are the most commonly used devices to guide drivers safely through work zones.
5. Emergency vehicles:
may follow each other.
may use a loudspeaker to give instructions.
have the right-of-way when using siren and red/blue lights.
All of the above.
6. Directions given by traffic officers ___________ signs, signals or pavement markings.
must obey
never take precedence over
are less important than
take precedence over
7. Your BAC depends on:
how much time passes between drinks.
your weight.
how much alcohol you drink.
All of the above.
8. A red traffic sign means?
Construction warning.
Maintenance warning.
Railroad crossing.
9. On slippery roads, drivers should:
increase their speed to avoid hydroplaning.
slow down.
go faster.
not drive faster than 25 MPH.
10. When following motorcycles, drivers should:
keep less space in front of their vehicle.
keep more space in front of their vehicle.
reduce the minimum following distance.
try to pass them as they have different braking capabilities than other motor vehicles.
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NV DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
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