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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 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 WA DOL 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. When there’s a shared center lane, you can:
use this lane as a driving lane during rush hour.
drive in this lane if you travel not more than 300 feet.
drive in this lane to pass.
drive in this lane as far as necessary, as long as you’re turning left.
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. How many different classes of mopeds are there?
7. This road sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Four-lane highway ahead
Divided highway ahead
One-way traffic ahead
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%
Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
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