Car Full Test

District of Columbia Full Car Written Test

Welcome to the 'Car Practice Test'

This practice test will select 46 random questions, which you will be expected to complete within the allocated 60 minute time limit. You will be shown correct and incorrect answers at the end of the quiz, with a hint available on each question should you need it.

Each question approximates the style and type used by the DMV for your real test.

Instructions:

  1. The test will begin after you select the 'Next' button below.
  2. For each question, choose from the four multiple choice answers provided.
  3. Some questions may have more than one answer, a note will be displayed when to do this.
  4. A confirmation screen will appear at the end for you to submit the test to be scored. Click 'Submit' to be shown a review of your scores and suggested revision.

Ready? Click 'Next' to begin.

1.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
What can you do to dry your brakes in the event that they become wet?
2.
[ Turns ]
What should you not do when making a right turn?
3.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
What is the second step you must do in the event that your accelerator becomes stuck?
4.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
5.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
After how many miles should you rotate your tires?
6.
[ Sharing the Road ]
Which of the following is an example of when you can pass a light-rail vehicle?
7.
[ Sharing the Road ]
It is particularly important to be aware of: (Select all that apply)


8.
[ Turns ]
What is a U-Turn?
9.
[ Sharing the Road ]
How much distance does it typically take for a large truck travelling 55 mph to stop?
10.
[ Parking ]
Before moving off in a vehicle, you should: (Select all that apply)


11.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
You have turned into a sideroad and realise you have made a mistake. You should:


12.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What should you do if you see senior citizens crossing the road ahead?


13.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
What California penal code allows an officer to arrest you if they reasonably believe if you are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs?
14.
[ Lane Control ]
What are the purpose of yield lines?
15.
[ Parking ]
How much distance should your vehicle be visible in the event that you have to park off of the freeway.
16.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
You are driving your car along a wet road. Spray from the road is limiting your visibility. You should:


17.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Which circumstance is an example of when to use your horn?
18.
[ Driver Readiness ]
You are traveling through a residential street. What should you be particularly aware of?


19.
[ Sharing the Road ]
What does this hazardous load placard mean?
20.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
What is this diagram representing?
21.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When might you want to slow down instead of traveling at the speed limit? (Select all that apply)


22.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
Your car has been covered in snow. Which of these parts of the car should be cleared of ice and snow before beginning a journey: (Select all that apply)


23.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
If you have an open container of alcohol, where must you keep it stored at in your vehicle?
24.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
25.
[ Lane Control ]
What do solid white lines indicate on a roadway?
26.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
A typical stopping distance of a vehicle in dry weather is approximately __________ the distance of a vehicle in ICY or SNOWY weather.


27.
[ Lane Control ]
What is a separated bikeway?
28.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
29.
[ Visual Search ]
What do you do if a vehicle merges in front of you too closely?
30.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
Which of the following is one form of financial responsibility of your vehicle?
31.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
If your vehicle is low on fuel, you should:


32.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Which Penal Code prohibits leaving or confining an animal in an unattended, hot vehicle?
33.
[ Lane Control ]
When driving on a freeway with multiple lanes, what should you not do?
34.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
How many points must you have in a 12 month period to be considered a negligent operator?
35.
[ Sharing the Road ]
You are reversing your car and a pedestrian starts walking behind you. You should:


36.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
If you receive too many negligent driver points, what may the Department of Motor Vehicles do?
37.
[ Parking ]
Under what circumstances may you park on a freeway?
38.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
If you are under the age of 21, what is the minimum level of BAC before it becomes unlawful to drive?
39.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is the correct definition of a pedestrian?
40.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
What is the NOTS?
41.
[ Traffic Controls ]
When coming to a stop sign, if there is no limit line or cross walk present, where must you stop your vehicle?
42.
[ Lane Control ]
When you approach a junction, you see a long vehicle in front of you is signalling to turn right, but is positioned on the left. What should you do?


43.
[ Driver Readiness ]
What can fatigue or drowsiness affect?
44.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
What is a PAS?
45.
[ Vehicle Positioning ]
Which of the following is a safe way to exit the freeway?
46.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
If you are using a penny to check the tread on your tires, what is the indicator that you need to change your tires?

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