Road Rules DMV Practice Test for Virginia Learner's Permit
In Virginia, before you can get your driver’s license, you have to get a learners permit. And before you can get a learner’s permit, you have to pass your learner’s permit test . This article will guide you through how and where to take the test, what will be on the test, and also includes some practice questions so you can see if you’re ready.
How and where do I take the learners permit test?
In order to apply for your learners permit in the state of Virginia , and thereby take the road rules test, you must be at least 15 years and 6 months of age. To set up a test, you can either set up an appointment or walk in to one of the 75 DMV service center locations in Virginia —setting an appointment will save you time as the offices can get very crowded. When you go in for your test you should bring in original copies of documents proving your identity and residency. In order to prove your identity, you can bring in, among other things, your birth certificate, US passport, or permanent resident card.
What will be on the test?
The knowledge test will consist of two parts. The first part will be pictures of ten road signs. You must correctly identify the entire road signs in order to pass. Once you have passed the road sign portion of the exam, you can move on to the general knowledge exam. It will consist of a series of questions taken from the information in the Virginia driver’s manual (which can be found here ). You must score at least an 80% in order to pass. If you do happen to fail, if you are under 18 you have to wait a full 15 days before you can retake the test. If you are over 18, you can retake the test within 15 days if you pay a 2 dollar fee.
Try taking this practice test to see how ready you are for the real thing. This is just a sampling of what will be on the actual test, but it will give you a good idea if you’re ready yet.
1) _________ show parking spaces for persons with disabilities.
a. Red pavement markings
2) If an emergency vehicle using a siren and flashing lights approaches you, you must _________ untill the emergency vehicle has passed.
a. stop in your lane of travel
3) Which of the following statements regarding passing a vehicle is NOT correct?
a. You may pass on the right if the vehicle you are passing has signaled and is making a left turn
4) The distance a vehicle travels between the time the driver recognizes a problem and the time he/she applies the brakes is known as :
a. The braking distance
5) What does a broken white line on the pavement indicate?
a. Lanes of traffic moving in the same direction
Once you have provided proof of identity and residency, you also have to fill out an application for a Virginia driver’s license. This can either be done before going into the DMV office or at the office. There is also a fee of 3.00 dollars in addition to the yearly cost of a driver’s license. You will also be required to pass a vision test.
1) d. Blue pavement markings