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You must have a valid driver license to legally operate a motor vehicle, motorcycle, moped, or motor-driven cycle on public roadways in Washington State. To get a driver license, you must pass the medical and vision screenings, the WA DOL knowledge test, and the driving test. The Washington DMV written test is designed to check your knowledge of road signs, road rules, traffic laws, and safe-driving practices. Everything you must learn to pass the test is in the Washington Driver's Manual. Study this guide thoroughly. The WA DOL written test is a multiple-choice test with 40 questions, and you must correctly answer 32 of them to pass. Practice with these sample DMV tests to get ready for the official Washington knowledge test.
1. The shape of a route sign tells you:
the speed limit on that route.
the type of route you are on.
that the route you are on might be dangerous.
how many miles are left before you reach your destination.
2. This sign means:
night speed
The night-time speed limit is 45 MPH.
The minimum speed limit is 45 MPH.
The recommended speed limit is 45 MPH.
Take route 45 if you are driving at night.
3. A flashing red light:
flashing red light
means the same thing as a stop sign.
is used at dangerous intersections.
means that you must bring your vehicle to a complete halt.
All of the above.
4. This road sign means that:
worker sign
Workers are on or very close to the road in the work zone ahead.
There is a children's playground ahead.
There is a pedestrian crosswalk ahead.
A group of prison workers is ahead.
5. This road sign:
roundabout circle sign
is a no-right-turns sign.
warns drivers that U-turns are not permitted.
provides an advance notice of a roundabout.
warns drivers of a sharp turn left. Drivers should slow their speed and keep to the left.
6. BAC is expressed in:
AAI (Acute Alcohol Intoxication) level.
ounces of alcohol in your blood.
percentage of blood to alcohol.
percentage of alcohol to blood.
7. Drivers should be cautious when large trucks make turns because:
they have to back before making the turn.
they may stop and flash their brake lights during the turn.
they make wide turns and may cross the center line.
None of the other answers are correct.
8. The yield sign means:
yield sign
If the way is clear, you may move forward slowly without stopping.
Stop if you can.
Go. The light will soon be red.
9. Drivers must dim their high beam headlights when within _____ of an oncoming vehicle.
100 feet
500 feet
250 feet
200 feet
10. When making a left or right turn in a business or residential district, you should activate your turn signal for:
not less than 75 feet before turning.
not less than 100 feet before turning.
not less than 50 feet after turning.
not less than 50 feet before turning.
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WA DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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