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Anyone operating a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roadways in Rhode Island must have a driver license or learner's permit. The RI DMV written test covers the contents of the Rhode Island Driver's Handbook, and includes questions on road rules, safe driving practices, road signs, and identification of signals and pavement markings. The RI DMV written knowledge test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 20 correct answers to pass (80% or higher). Practice with this sample DMV test and study the manual to get ready for the official Rhode Island driver's license test.
1. This road sign warns drivers that:
pavement ends sign
vehicles must leave the pavement immediately.
the dirt on the side of the road is soft.
the road surface ahead changes to a low-type surface or earth road.
None of the above.
2. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
No U-Turn
No right turn
Side road
No Turning
3. Bicyclists making a left hand turn:
must cut through all lanes.
may use the left lane.
should wait on the right side of the road.
4. Railroad crossings should always be considered:
a place where stopping is required.
safe to cross.
safe when railroad crossing lights are active.
5. Drivers should treat a railroad crossbuck sign the same as a yield sign.
6. Aggressive drivers:
tailgate other vehicles and make improper lane changes.
run stop signs.
are high risk drivers.
All of the above.
7. This road sign means:
winding road sign
Winding road
Pedestrian Crossing
Right lane closed
Multiple Turns
8. If you see a “lane closed ahead” sign you should:
speed to the end of the closed lane and try to get into the other lane.
merge into the correct lane when it is safe.
make a U-turn. You are on the wrong side of the road.
None of the above.
9. What does BAC stand for?
Blood Alcohol Commission
Blood Alcohol Content
Blood Alcohol Concentration
10. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Vehicles turning left must make a U-turn.
Drivers cannot make a complete turn to go in the opposite direction.
Sharp turn ahead.
Left turns are not allowed where this sign is displayed.
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RI DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 16
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