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If you live in Vermont and plan to drive in Vermont, you must obtain a Vermont driver's license or learner’s permit. To get a driver’s license, you must pass a vision, knowledge and driving test. The knowledge test has 20 multiple choice questions, based on the material in the Vermont DMV Driver’s Manual. The VT DMV written test is designed to check your knowledge of road rules, road signs and signals, traffic laws and safe driving practices. You must answer at least 16 questions correctly to pass the test. If you fail the VT DMV test, you must wait at least one day before taking another one. Practice with these sample tests and study the driver’s manual to get ready for the official Vermont DMV written test.
1. On slippery roads, drivers should:
slow down.
go faster.
go the speed limit, with caution.
not drive faster than 20 MPH.
2. Which of the following is NOT true about winter driving?
Using cruise control in winter driving is a safe thing to do.
Checking your vehicles antifreeze level and windshield washer fluid is especially important in winter.
Winter is the most difficult driving season.
It is best to use snow tires on all four wheels of your vehicle.
3. The safe and legal passing of another vehicle requires that a driver:
apply the brake and slow down.
pass when the lane marking is a solid line.
make sure the passing lane is clear of traffic, and checks behind and to the left to make sure another car is not attempting to pass.
All of the above.
4. Drivers must yield to pedestrians:
only when the pedestrian is in a crosswalk.
if the pedestrian uses a hand signal to the driver asking him to stop.
only if the pedestrian is on the same side of the road as the driver.
even when the pedestrian crosses the street carelessly.
5. This road sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
No turn on red
Divided highway ahead - stay to the right
Do not enter- wrong way
Do not pass
6. The yield sign means:
yield sign
Slow down and give vehicles crossing your path the right-of-way.
Drive with caution in wet weather.
You must come to a complete stop.
The traffic light will soon be red.
7. When you pass another vehicle, before you return to the right lane, you must:
look at your interior rear-view mirror.
make sure you can see the front bumper of the vehicle you passed.
All of the above.
8. While driving on a two-lane road without bicycle lanes, you encounter a bicyclist traveling in the same direction. To pass the bicyclist, you should:
not pass the bicyclist until you come to a traffic signal or stop sign.
slow down and wait until there is no traffic approaching, then pass the bicyclist leaving him or her sufficient space.
continue driving straight, it is the bicyclist’s responsibility to get out of your way.
honk at the bicyclist to let him or her know you are about to pass.
9. To drive more safely at night:
don’t drive when you are tired.
increase following distance.
make sure your headlights are working properly.
All of the above.
10. Before backing up, you should:
rely on your mirrors to see if it is clear to proceed.
flash your lights.
turn your head and look through the rear window.
open your door to see if it is clear to proceed.
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VT DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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