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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. Who is most at risk?
Drivers who are driving on long, boring roads.
Drivers who are fatigued.
Long-distance commuters.
All of the above.
2. Shared center lanes cannot be used for travel further than:
100 feet.
300 feet.
500 feet.
50 feet.
3. What should drivers do when the red lights begin to flash?
crossbuck sign red lights
Slow down.
Turn off the ignition.
4. What is the slow moving vehicle symbol?
A reflective white triangle
A reflective yellow diamond
A reflective red square
A reflective orange triangle
5. Road signs that point out scenic areas and parks are:
brown and white.
black and white.
green and white.
black and orange.
6. If your car breaks down on the highway, you should:
sound your horn to warn passing vehicles.
stop in the right lane.
flash your headlights at oncoming traffic.
use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers.
7. This road sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Four-lane highway ahead
Divided highway ahead
One-way street
Divided highway ends
8. When driving at night with no other vehicles ahead, a driver should use:
low-beam lights.
high beam lights.
parking lights.
emergency flashers.
9. This sign warns drivers that:
two way traffic ahead sign
U-turns are now allowed.
they cannot go straight ahead.
a shared lane starts ahead.
they will soon be facing oncoming traffic.
10. An edge line that angles toward the center of the road indicates that:
there’s a narrow bridge ahead.
you must turn right.
the road is narrower ahead.
None of the above.
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WA DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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