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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle or motor-driven cycle on public roadways in Wisconsin is required to have a valid driver license. If you have not previously held a driver license, you must first get a learner’s permit at a WI DMV Service Center. To get an instruction permit, you must be at least 15 years, six months of age, and pass the knowledge and highway signs tests and vision screening. The Wisconsin DMV written test covers the contents of the Wisconsin Driver's Manual, and includes questions on road rules, road signs and safe driving practices. The WI DMV written test consists of 50 questions, and you'll need at least 40 correct answers to pass (80%). Practice with this sample test to get ready for the official Wisconsin DMV driver's license test.
1. BAC is expressed in:
ounces of alcohol in your blood.
AAI (Acute Alcohol Intoxication) level.
percentage of blood to alcohol.
percentage of alcohol to blood.
2. After stopping for a school bus that is unloading children you should:
accelerate quickly and pass.
wait at least 4 minutes.
put on your emergency flashers.
watch for children walking along the side of the road.
3. If you continually pass the other vehicles on a road with one lane in each direction, you will:
get to your destination much faster.
help prevent the chances of a crash occurring due to traffic congestion.
increase your chances of being involved in an accident.
4. You go with a group of friends to a social event, and you plan to have a few drinks. You should:
stop drinking several minutes before you intend to leave.
make alcohol the focus of the event.
avoid alternating between drinks with alcohol and drinks without any alcohol.
arrange to ride home with a friend who does not drink.
5. Parking is not allowed:
in a crosswalk.
on the road side of a parked vehicle.
in a tunnel.
All of the above.
6. On slippery roads, drivers should:
not drive faster than 25 MPH.
go faster.
increase their speed to avoid hydroplaning.
slow down.
7. This sign warns that:
reduction of lanes sign
traffic must merge left.
the pavement ends.
the bridge ahead is wide enough for only one vehicle at a time.
traffic must merge right.
8. This road sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
The right lane ends soon
Divided highway ahead
Merging traffic
Watch for vehicles entering from the side
9. To reduce their chances of colliding with an animal, drivers should:
Look well down the road and far off to each side.
Scan the sides of the road to watch for the reflection of vehicle headlights in the eyes of animals.
Slow down when approaching animals that are standing near the road.
All of the above.
10. This sign indicates:
low clearance sign 2
the maximum legal height allowed in this State.
the overpass ahead has a low clearance.
the maximum width of a vehicle allowed on the highway.
a steep grade is ahead.
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WI DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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