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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. When they see a yellow X signal, drivers should:
lane yellow x
come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
prepare to leave the lane safely.
turn off the ignition.
stay in their lane.
2. 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.
3. If your front wheels start to skid, the first thing you should do is:
Take your foot off the gas pedal and shift to neutral.
Immediately turn in the direction you want to go.
Speed up, pump your brakes and steer in the direction the vehicle is trying to go.
None of the above.
4. Who has a greater risk of being involved in a traffic crash?
Shift workers.
Drivers who are driving alone.
Young people.
All of the above.
5. What shape is a yield sign?
Vertical rectangle
Upside-down triangle
6. You ________ traffic headed toward you when you turn left.
must not yield to
must yield to
must interrupt
can handle
7. Which of the following is NOT true about ABS?
It improves the vehicle stability.
It improves the steering ability.
It helps increase your stopping distance.
It's an automobile safety system.
8. If your gas pedal is stuck, you should:
ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
hook your shoe under the pedal and see if you can free it. If not, shift into neutral and use the brake to slow your vehicle and get off the road.
try pumping it to increase pressure.
turn off the ignition if your vehicle has power steering.
9. This sign means:
center lane left turns sign
Vehicles may only turn left.
The center lane is shared for left turns.
Left turns in both directions of travel are not permitted.
All of the above.
10. When they see this sign, drivers should:
right curve sign
Slow down, and not pass other vehicles.
Increase their speed and keep well to the right.
Not turn right.
Slow down and pass other vehicles before they reach the curve.
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WA DMV Knowledge Test

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