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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. If you get on a wrong expressway exit, you must:
make a U-turn and return to the expressway.
get off at the next exit and look for signs that tell you how to return to the expressway.
use the the exit ramp to accelerate to expressway speed and blend with traffic.
drive in reverse to return to the expressway.
2. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
None of the above.
3. When driving in heavy rain, drivers should use:
low beam headlights.
emergency flashers.
parking lights.
high beam headlights.
4. When you approach an intersection with a flashing yellow light, you must:
maintain your normal speed.
slow and proceed with caution.
come to a complete stop, then proceed.
5. This road sign means:
hill sign
No trucks allowed
One-way traffic
Do not pass trucks
Steep grade ahead
6. When driving in travel lanes on the roadway:
do not stop for any reason, keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.
you may make a U-turn if you get on the wrong entrance ramp of the freeway.
you may make back up quickly if there are no vehicles behind.
you may stop to let out passengers.
7. The picture shows a _________ sign.
no u turn sign
no U-turn
no left turn
no sharp turn
sharp turn
8. To keep your vehicle from rolling into traffic when parked on a hill, if you are facing uphill you should:
turn the front wheels away from the curb or edge of the road.
turn the front wheels toward the curb or edge of the road.
set the parking brake and keep the front wheels straight.
turn the back wheels toward the curb or edge of the road.
9. At times even driving 10 MPH is too fast for existing conditions.
10. A solid yellow line on your side of the center line means:
Do not pass
Pass with caution
Slow down
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RI DMV Practice Test Facts

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