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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. Drivers may pass on a two-lane roadway marked with a single solid yellow line on their side of the center line.
2. When a traffic signal light turns green while a pedestrian is in the street, you must:
back up slowly.
yield the right-of-way to the pedestrian.
speed up to clear the intersection quickly.
wait 5 seconds before proceeding.
3. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
One-way traffic
Merging traffic from the right
Intersection ahead
Sharp curves ahead
4. To avoid the risk of being involved in an alcohol-related crash, you should:
call a taxi if you've been drinking.
say “No, thanks" if someone offers you alcohol.
decide before you start drinking that you are not going to drive.
All of the above.
5. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
None of the above.
6. Warning signs are:
7. What should drivers do in case of a brake failure?
Use your ABS System.
Brake lightly.
Shift to a lower gear.
Tie a white cloth on the left door handle.
8. A thumping sound can be a warning:
that a tire blowout is about to occur.
of a brake failure.
of a steering failure.
of a headlight failure.
9. Drivers cannot pass a vehicle on the left if:
they cannot safely return to the right lane before any oncoming vehicle comes within 200 feet of them.
their lane has a solid yellow center line.
they approach a curve on a two-way road and cannot see around it.
All of the above.
10. To avoid having to make an emergency stop while driving in traffic, drivers should:
drive in the right lane only.
sound their horn to warn other drivers.
look ahead and maintain a safe following distance.
drive slower than the flow of traffic.
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NV DMV Practice Test Facts

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