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Anyone operating a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roadways in North Dakota must have a driver license or learner's permit. The written test covers the contents of the North Dakota Driver's Handbook, and includes questions on road rules, road signs, safe driving practices, and identification of signals and pavement markings. The ND DMV knowledge test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 20 correct answers to pass (80%). Practice with this sample test and study the manual to get ready for the official North Dakota driver's license test.
1. What does a yellow arrow signal mean?
yellow arrow
The same as a green light.
The same as the yellow light, but applies only to movement in the direction of the arrow.
Vehicles moving in all directions must stop if they can. The light will soon be red.
None of the above.
2. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Road curves ahead
Detour ahead
No U-turn
No left turn
3. Are drivers allowed to exceed the speed limit to pass other vehicles?
Yes, but only by 10 MPH or less.
Yes, except for school zones.
Yes, but only if they drive with caution.
4. This sign means:
traffic signal ahead sign
emergency stop ahead.
you must yield to the traffic signal ahead.
the traffic signal ahead is out of order.
traffic signal ahead.
5. This road sign means:
advance warning sign
One-way street ahead
Railroad Warning
Two way left turn
No Passing Zone
6. When a traffic signal light turns green while a pedestrian is in the street, you must:
speed up to clear the intersection quickly.
yield the right-of-way to the pedestrian.
wait 5 seconds before proceeding.
back up slowly.
7. If a vehicle is approaching with high beams, drivers should look __________ until the vehicle passes.
straight ahead
at the center of the road
to the right of the road
to the left of the road
8. When passing you should NOT:
look in your rearview mirrors and glance over your shoulder before pulling out to pass.
leave less than 4 feet of space between your vehicle and the vehicle you are passing.
go far enough past the vehicle you are passing so that you can see the vehicle in your inside rearview mirror.
signal left to let others know that you will be pulling out.
9. Distracted driving:
is only dangerous for inexperienced drivers.
is never dangerous.
causes the driver to react more slowly to hazards.
usually causes the driver to drive slower.
10. When there is a _______ at an intersection, you must come to a complete stop, yield to cross traffic/pedestrians, and then proceed when clear.
a flashing yellow light
a solid green light
a flashing red light
a solid red light
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ND DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14
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