Car Full Test

Maryland 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.


  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.

[ Handling Emergencies ]
What is the third step you must do in the event that your accelerator becomes stuck?
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
In the event that you are convicted, for the first time, of DUI, how long will your driving privileges be suspended for?
[ Lane Control ]
What should you do if you miss a turn?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
You are traveling in hot weather which is causing the road surface to become soft. What will be most affected on your vehicle?

[ Turns ]
Why should you keep your wheels pointed straight until you start your turn?
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
What is a PAS?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
Which headlights should you use in the event that you have to drive in heavy fog or smoke?
[ Turns ]
What should you do when you are making a right turn?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is the correct course of action when you approach a pedestrian?
[ Sharing the Road ]
Which of the following can you do to prevent other drivers from becoming angry?
[ Traffic Controls ]
What should you do when you are coming to a railroad crossing?
[ Sharing the Road ]
You are traveling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?

[ Lane Control ]
What is the correct definition of a bicycle lane?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
You have driven through deep water. What should you check at the first safe opportunity?

[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What do you do in the event that a pedestrian makes eye contact with your vehicle at a crosswalk?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is the correct course of action when it comes to traffic signs that are indicating pedestrians?
[ Sharing the Road ]
There are sheep in the road. What should you do?

[ Sharing the Road ]
If you are a minor using a bicycle for transportation, what is required?
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is the correct interpretation of this sign?
[ Lane Control ]
What do two solid yellow lines on a roadway indicate?
[ Occupant Protection ]
Which of the following is NOT a result from overexposure to heat?
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does this sign normally indicate?
[ Lane Control ]
What lane should you generally drive in at all times unless otherwise posted?
[ Turns ]
Which of the following is not an illegal U-turn?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
What can possibly happen if you drive faster or slower than the rest of traffic?
[ Lane Control ]
What are sharrows?
[ Parking ]
When parking downhill, what way should you turn your wheels?
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
If an individual is convicted of causing serious bodily injury during the course of a police pursuit, what is a potential consequence?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
You are on snow and about to begin moving. As you set off, you should:

[ Sharing the Road ]
In windy weather, a motorcycle in front is overtaking a high-sided vehicle. What should you do?

[ Turns ]
What is a public transit bus lane?
[ Occupant Protection ]
How far should your passengers ride from the airbag cover?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
What should you do when you are being pulled over by law enforcement?
[ Sharing the Road ]
What California penal code allows Safety Enhanced-Double Fine Zones.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Why is it important to only honk your horn when necessary?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
When towing, you should: (Select all that apply)

[ Handling Emergencies ]
What do you need to provide to the Emergency Notification System if you have to call them due to your vehicle stalling on railroad tracks?
[ Handling Emergencies ]
Which of the following is one of the most common causes of collisions?
[ Traffic Controls ]
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When you are signalling before making a manoeuvre, you should always:

[ Lane Control ]
What is a center left turn lane?
[ Sharing the Road ]
The rider of the motorcycle in front of you is moving their hand up and down as shown in the picture. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?

[ Sharing the Road ]
Which of these light signals implies the motorcycle will turn left or move to the left?

[ Occupant Protection ]
Why must a rear-facing baby seat not be placed in the front seat of a car with an active frontal airbag?

[ Handling Emergencies ]
Your vehicle accelerates too quickly in wet or icy conditions and begins to skid. How should you recover control of the vehicle?

[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Which circumstance is an example of when to use your horn?

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