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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. You must come to a full stop at a yield sign:
Before you decrease speed and reach the intersection.
If traffic conditions require it.
2. When changing lanes, you should not:
check to see if other drivers are moving into the same lane.
rely on the inside rearview mirror to check for blind spots.
check your side and rear view mirrors.
signal your intentions early.
3. This traffic sign warns you about:
hill sign
an intersection ahead.
a hill or a downgrade up ahead on the road.
a winding road.
merging traffic.
4. Roads are most slippery:
on hills.
when it first starts to rain.
just before it rains.
when it stops raining.
5. When driving in heavy traffic, you should:
drive faster than the flow of traffic.
drive slower than the flow of traffic.
maintain a constant speed.
drive with the flow of traffic.
6. What should you do if your rear wheels start to skid?
If the vehicle has ABS, pump the pedal carefully.
Steer left if your rear wheels slide right.
Turn the steering wheel in the direction the vehicle is trying to go.
Take your foot off the gas and shift to neutral.
7. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No U-turns
Side road
No right turn
Keep right
8. The sign in the picture:
maximum recommended speed sign
is a warning sign.
Shows the recommended speed for the exit of an intersection.
indicates the minimum ramp speed at the highway exit point.
Is used to advise motorists of the maximum safe speed for an exit ramp on a highway.
9. As you approach an intersection, the traffic light changes from green to yellow. You should:
apply the brakes sharply and come to a complete stop.
be prepared to stop before the intersection.
be prepared to stop in the middle of the intersection.
speed up to beat the red light.
10. A pedestrian in the crosswalk when the 'DON’T WALK' signal begins flashing must:
dont walk flashing
yield to other pedestrians.
go back and wait the “WALK” light
finish crossing the street.
stop immediately.
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WI DMV Written Test Facts

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