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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. A few drinks after work before driving home:
should be avoided unless you really need them.
should be avoided because they impair your judgement.
have no effect on your driving ability.
are acceptable as far as they are part of your daily routine.
2. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Right turn is not permitted
Wrong Way
Left turns are permitted
You may turn right after yielding the right-of-way to oncoming traffic
3. Blind spots around a large vehicle are _________________ than the blind spots around a car.
larger and deeper
less dangerous
narrower and shorter
4. At a stop sign there is no stop line or crosswalk. You must stop:
at the next crosswalk.
before you enter the intersection.
only if the traffic signal turns red.
after you enter the intersection, if you have a clear view of traffic on the intersecting roadway.
5. Blind spots are:
traffic control devices.
Areas to the side or rear of a vehicle that are easy to spot.
areas of the road that cannot be seen even when looking into mirrors.
6. This road sign means:
one way sign
Traffic must move only in the direction of the arrow
Two way left turn
Minimum speed
Two way traffic
7. When parking on a public road, drivers should:
pull as far away from the roadside shoulder as possible.
move as far away from traffic as possible.
always park on the left side of the roadway.
All of the above.
8. If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should:
make sure the pedestrian can see you before proceeding.
stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing.
honk your horn and proceed with caution.
9. To drive defensively, you must:
avoid scanning the road ahead.
use the vehicle ahead as your only points of focus.
keep one hand on the steering wheel.
keep your eyes moving.
10. When you are driving, turning your head and looking before changing lanes is:
a bad driving habit.
unnecessary, you should use your rearview mirror instead.
a good driving habit.
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RI DMV Written Test

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