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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. This road sign tells drivers that:
must turn sign
the one-way street or roadway ahead ends.
they must change lane immediately.
they must turn either to the right or left.
None of the above.
2. You may pass another vehicle:
on the shoulder of the highway.
when there is a solid yellow line on your side.
on a curve or a hill.
None of the above.
3. It is important for drivers to know that trucks:
are easier for the driver to operate.
take longer than cars to stop.
are as maneuverable as cars.
require less time to pass on an incline than cars.
4. Drivers must be prepared for anything coming up in the road ahead. They should:
focus on the center of the lane.
drive with the right foot resting lightly on the brake pedal.
focus on the left side of the road.
scan the road for traffic conditions and possible hazards.
5. When the pavement is marked with a double yellow line, drivers may pass other vehicles:
only if the vehicle ahead is driving 10 mph or more under the speed limit.
only if there are no oncoming vehicles.
None of the other answers is correct.
6. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Vehicles turning left must make a U-turn.
Left turns are not allowed where this sign is displayed.
Sharp turn ahead.
Drivers cannot make a complete turn to go in the opposite direction.
7. If your vehicle’s right wheels leave the pavement, you should:
maintain your current speed to gain better traction.
immediately come to a complete stop.
take your foot off the gas, brake gently, and when your vehicle has slowed down, carefully turn back onto the pavement when it is safe.
build up brake pressure by pumping the brake pedal several times.
8. This sign indicates:
phone service
Emergency line available
Do not use your phone while driving
Cell phone shop ahead
Phone service ahead
9. When changing lanes on a highway, drivers should:
signal the lane change.
check the rearview and outside mirrors.
glance over their shoulder to check their blind spots.
All of the above.
10. The effects of alcohol on driving include:
Improved judgement.
Better reflexes.
None of the above.
Improved coordination.
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ND DMV Written Test Facts

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