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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 DMV knowledge test has 20 multiple choice questions, based on the material in the Vermont 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. What should you do as you prepare to turn right at an intersection?
Honk your horn.
Yield to bicyclists coming from the opposite direction.
Signal your turn, check for bicyclists, and do not turn directly in front of a bicyclist.
All of the above.
2. Passing is prohibited:
at intersections.
whenever a solid line marks the left side of your lane.
when a school bus is stopped to load or unload children on a public road.
All of the above.
3. When a traffic signal light turns green while a pedestrian is in the street, you must:
yield the right-of-way to the pedestrian.
back up slowly.
wait 5 seconds before proceeding.
speed up to clear the intersection quickly.
4. A road is likely to be most slippery:
when tire marks have been left by other vehicles.
when icy and the temperature is near freezing.
in spring.
in cold, dry weather.
5. What should drivers do in case of a brake failure?
Brake lightly.
Tie a white cloth on the left door handle.
Shift to a lower gear.
Use your ABS System.
6. This road sign means:
hill sign
Narrow Bridge
No left turn
No right turn
Steep downgrade
7. If a vehicle using high beams comes toward you, look towards __________ of the road.
either side
the left side
the center
the right side
8. At a school crossing, drivers should:
school crossing sign
always stop, whether there’s a stop sign or not.
None of the other answers is correct.
watch for children and be ready to stop.
always sound their horn and stay alert.
9. This road sign means:
do not enter
Do not enter
Railroad crossing
Pass with caution
Yield the right-of-way
10. What do flashing red lights on a school bus indicate?
You must pass the school bus.
The bus is stopped to load or discharge passengers.
The bus is about to stop.
Traffic that approaches from either direction may proceed.
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VT DMV Knowledge Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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