Car Full Test

Washington 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.

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1.
[ Sharing the Road ]
On a divided highway with 4 or more traffic lanes in one direction, what lane do large trucks typically drive in?
2.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Until what age is a rear-facing child passenger restraint system required?
3.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
You are traveling along a wet road. Your steering begins to feel light and unresponsive. You should:


4.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
In the event that you hit a parked vehicle, what should you do?
5.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
Which is the correct definition of a roundabout?
6.
[ Turns ]
Why should you keep your wheels pointed straight until you start your turn?
7.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Before beginning a journey, how can you best plan your route?


8.
[ Occupant Protection ]
If a passenger is under what age, you may be cited for them not wearing a seatbelt?
9.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
What California penal code prohibits driving with an unsecured load that is a potential safety hazard?
10.
[ Visual Search ]
In this image, what does the blue area visualize?
11.
[ Parking ]
How long until your vehicle may be removed if it is stopped on the freeway?
12.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Which of the following is a type of manual distraction?
13.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When traveling behind another vehicle in fast moving traffic, what is a good rule-of-thumb for measuring a safe distance to the vehicle in front?


14.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Apart from the required age, what is the other exception for having a rear-facing child passenger restraint system?
15.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
What is the fee you may be required to pay to the Department of Motor Vehicles in the event that you driver's license is suspended?
16.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When MUST your vehicle's headlights be switched on?


17.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is the speed limit when you are in a business district?
18.
[ Sharing the Road ]
What is a LSV?
19.
[ Occupant Protection ]
In what situation is it okay to leave your child and/or animals in a hot vehicle?
20.
[ Traffic Controls ]
This type of sign is often paired with which of the following signs?
21.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
What can cause a vehicle to skid? (Select all that apply)


22.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
You and two passengers are pulled over by a police officer. Your backseat passenger has an open container of alcohol that they are actively drinking. Is this against the law?
23.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
You are traveling along a wet road. How can you tell if your tires are no longer gripping the road?


24.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
25.
[ Lane Control ]
What lane is considered the left most lane?
26.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
If you purchase a vehicle from a private property, how long do you have to transfer the ownership of the vehicle?
27.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Which circumstance is an example of when to use your horn?
28.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
Which of the following is true regarding blind pedestrians?
29.
[ Occupant Protection ]
How far should your passengers ride from the airbag cover?
30.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does this traffic symbol mean?
31.
[ 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?


32.
[ Lane Control ]
Which lane should you drive in if you are going faster?
33.
[ Sharing the Road ]
When overtaking a horse and rider, what should you NOT do?


34.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is required to do when approaching a crosswalk?
35.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
Your vehicle brakes too quickly in wet or icy conditions and begins to skid. How should you recover control of the vehicle?


36.
[ 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?


37.
[ Parking ]
Which of the following is an example of illegal parking
38.
[ Sharing the Road ]
You are reversing your car and a pedestrian starts walking behind you. You should:


39.
[ Lane Control ]
When passing a vehicle, what is not allowed?
40.
[ 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?
41.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
If an officer suspects you of being under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, which of the following is true?
42.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Which circumstance is an example of when to use your horn?
43.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is the correct course of action in the event that the traffic signal is not working?
44.
[ Traffic Controls ]
Which of the following is true regarding a green arrow traffic signal?
45.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
What is the second step you must do in the event that your accelerator becomes stuck?
46.
[ Occupant Protection ]
At what age is it considered lawful to allow a child in a car without someone 12 years or older present?

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