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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. In Wisconsin, if you have an instruction permit or probationary license using a cell phone while driving is against the law in Wisconsin except:
to report an emergency.
to send a text message.
to answer an important call.
All of the above.
2. You can pass on the right:
when passing is restricted by parked cars.
when a vehicle ahead makes a right turn.
when a vehicle ahead makes a left turn.
when a vehicle that is approaching from the opposite direction is prepared to turn left.
3. Doing all you can to prevent crashes is called:
Anti-Collision Driving
Defensive Driving
ABS Driving
Crash-Prevention Driving
4. This road sign means:
winding road sign
Right lane closed
Pedestrian Crossing
Winding road
Multiple Turns
5. If a vehicle suddenly cuts in front of you creating a hazard, you should first:
Swerve into the lane next to you.
Take your foot off the gas pedal.
Sound your horn and step on the brake firmly.
6. An orange-colored sign means:
Construction zone ahead
School zone ahead
Railroad crossing ahead
You must change lanes ahead
7. Double solid lines on the roadway mean:
you cannot go across the lines except to turn left to enter or leave the highway.
you cannot pass.
you cannot change lanes.
All of the above.
8. When in a vehicle, wear a seat belt:
at all times.
on high-speed highways.
on long trips.
9. While inside a roundabout, you should:
use your left turn signal if you are in position to exit now.
remain in your lane until you are ready to exit.
change lanes before you check for vehicles behind you.
all of the above.
10. When following a motorcycle, drivers must remember that motorcycles can ____________ than other vehicles.
accelerate much faster
stop much more quickly
stop much more slowly
drive much faster
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WI DMV Knowledge Test

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