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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. When following a driver who has signaled an intention to make a turn, you should:
slow down and be prepared to stop.
increase your speed and try to pass the other driver before they make the turn.
maintain your speed and be ready to yield the right-of-way.
double your speed.
2. You hear a siren close by but cannot see where the emergency vehicle is. What do you do?
Stop immediately and activate your emergency flashers.
Keep driving until you are sure the emergency vehicle is headed toward you.
Pull over to the right side of the road and stop until you are sure the emergency vehicle is not headed toward you.
Stop only if you are sure that the vehicle is headed toward you in the opposite lane.
3. Which of the following is a defensive driving skill/technique?
Do not drive if you are very weary.
Keep your vehicle in good condition.
Maintain the correct speed.
All of the above.
4. Which of the following is NOT true about ABS?
It improves the vehicle stability.
It helps increase your stopping distance.
It improves the steering ability.
It's an automobile safety system.
5. When you pass another vehicle, before you return to the right lane, you must:
make sure you can see the front bumper of the vehicle you passed.
look at your interior rear-view mirror.
All of the above.
6. A driver who approaches an intersection:
must drive straight through the intersection, even if another vehicle is already in the intersection.
has the right-of-way over traffic already in the intersection.
must yield the right-of-way to traffic already in the intersection.
None of the above.
7. A driver should be extra alert for motorcyclists, bicycles and pedestrians. Why?
They obey specific traffic laws.
They don’t have rearview mirrors.
They are hard to see in traffic.
They always have the right-of-way.
8. When approaching a railroad crossing drivers should:
slow down.
be ready to stop.
look for a train.
All of the above.
9. When drivers come to this sign, they must:
stop sign ahead
warn other drivers that a stop sign is ahead.
brake sharply and come to a complete stop.
be ready to stop at the stop sign.
keep right.
10. If traffic on the other side of an intersection is backed up and you cannot get completely through, you must:
turn right instead of going straight through the intersection.
wait until traffic ahead is clear.
enter the intersection and proceed with caution.
enter the intersection and try to avoid blocking it.
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NV DMV Knowledge Test

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