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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 DMV written test covers the information found in the Pennsylvania Driver's Manual, and includes questions on road rules, traffic laws, road signs and markings, and safe driving practices. The PA DMV written test consists of 18 questions, and you'll need at least 15 correct answers to pass (83%). After passing the DMV knowledge test, the examiner will give you a learner's permit, which is valid for 1 year.
1. Regulatory signs 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. Are bicyclists required to obey traffic laws and signs?
Yes, but only 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 road:
as you decrease your speed, the road becomes more slippery.
you should follow the vehicle ahead of you more closely.
you must be aware that the pavement gets even more slippery when it's been raining for long periods of time.
as you drive faster, your tires may lose traction.
5. If a police officer requires you to take a blood, breath, or urine test, you:
must sign a consent form before taking the test.
may refuse to take the test if you are 21 or older.
must take the test, or your license will be suspended.
may choose which test to take.
6. A steady green light at intersections 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:
stay right sign
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
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 opposite directions are divided by ____ lines.
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PA DMV Knowledge Test Facts

Number of questions: 18
Correct answers to pass:15
Passing score:83%
Minimum age to apply: 16
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