PENNSYLVANIA DMV PERMIT TEST

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You must obtain a learner’s permit before you operate a motor vehicle on public roadways in Pennsylvania. You will need to take and pass the vision, knowledge and road tests to get your driver’s license. The Pennsylvania written test covers the information found in the PA DOT Driver’s Manual, and includes questions on road rules, traffic laws, road signs and markings, and safe driving practices. The Pennsylvania DOT written test consists of 18 questions, and you need at least 15 correct answers to pass (83%). After passing the knowledge test, the examiner will give you a learner’s permit, which is valid for 1 year.
1. Regulation signs normally are ____ rectangles with ____ letters or symbols.
black; white
yellow; black
green; white
white; black
2. 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.
3. Must a bicyclist obey traffic laws and signs?
Yes.
Not if they are licensed bicyclists.
No, bicyclists are considered pedestrians when it comes to the rules of the road.
Yes, but only if they are riding in a bicycle lane.
4. When driving on a wet roadway:
as you decrease your speed, the roadway becomes more slippery.
deeper water is less dangerous.
water does not affect cars with good tires.
as you drive faster, your tires become less effective.
5. If a police officer requires you to take a blood, breath, or urine test, you:
must sign a consent form.
may refuse if underage.
must take the test, or your license will be suspended.
may choose the test you prefer.
6. A steady green light at an intersection means:
You must stop and check for oncoming traffic before proceeding
You must increase your speed
You may not turn right
You may drive through the intersection if the road is clear
7. This sign tells drivers that:
they must stay on the right side of the divider
there is a reduction of lanes ahead.
there is a right turn ahead.
a divided highway ends ahead.
8. Blind spots around a large vehicle are _________________ than the blind spots around a car.
larger and deeper
less dangerous
darker
narrower and shorter
9. In case of skidding, drivers should NOT:
steer the car into the direction of the skid.
pump the brakes gently if they are about to hit something.
take their foot off the gas pedal.
tap the gas pedal with their foot.
10. Lanes of traffic moving in the opposite direction are divided by ____ lines.
yellow
red
white
black
 
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PA DMV Driving Test Facts

Number of questions: 18
Correct answers to pass: 15
Passing score: 83%
Number of questions: 18
Correct answers to pass: 15
Passing score: 83%
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