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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. It is important for drivers to know that trucks:
take longer than cars to stop.
require less time to pass on an incline than cars.
are easier for the driver to operate.
are as maneuverable as cars.
2. The yield sign means:
yield sign
Go. The light will soon be red.
If the way is clear, you may move forward slowly without stopping.
Stop if you can.
3. You are driving and you are feeling drowsy. You should:
avoid drinking coffee.
turn on the radio to keep you awake.
find a safe place to stop for a break.
have a beer or two to keep you awake.
4. A vehicle that enters a road from a driveway:
must stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians.
must yield to traffic approaching from the right, while it has the right-of-way over vehicles approaching from the left.
must enter the roadway immediately.
has the right-of-way.
5. When you see this sign you should:
double curve sign
increase your speed and try to pass other vehicles.
slow your speed and be prepared to stop.
slow down and do not pass other vehicles.
prepare to slow down and possibly yield to oncoming traffic.
6. This road sign means:
stay right sign
Low shoulder
Stop sign ahead
Keep to the side indicated by the arrow
Side road
7. Before crossing any railroad tracks, you must:
wait until the crossing gates are completely up.
look and listen for trains.
make sure there is room for your vehicle on the other side.
All of the above.
8. When passing another vehicle, before turning back into the right-hand lane drivers should wait until they can see the vehicle they are passing in the rearview mirror.
9. When driving on slick roads, drivers should:
take turns more slowly.
use alternate routes.
drive as they would on dry roads.
accelerate quickly.
10. Who has a greater risk of being involved in a traffic crash?
Shift workers.
Drivers who are driving alone.
Young people.
All of the above.
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NV DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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