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Free Indiana BMV Online Practice Test

You are about to take a FREE Sample of the Indiana BMV Online Practice Test. The sample test consists of 10 multiple choice questions and answers.

Please select the best answer for each question below and then click "Submit."

1. What does a flashing red light mean?

a.
The same as a stop sign
b.
Yield
c.
Slow down
d.
Proceed with caution
e.
All of the above

2. Snow, especially when mixed with significant wind, poses a number of problems for drivers. What should you be sure to do when driving in winter conditions?

a.
Always watch for icy conditions when there is snowfall on the ground, particularly at intersections, and use your headlights to be seen by other drivers.
b.
Be aware that moisture on ramps, bridges and overpasses may occasionally freeze before other sections of the driving roadway.
c.
Stay a safe distance behind snowplows.
d.
All of the above

3. What is needed to merge smoothly with fast-moving traffic on highways?

a.
Good judgement and timing
b.
A newer vehicle
c.
A working horn
d.
All of the above

4. Vehicle braking capability refers to the vehicle’s ability to come to a complete stop once the brakes have been applied. Which factors effect a vehicle's ability to stop?

a.
Speed and weight of vehicle
b.
Grade of road
c.
Physical condition and slickness of pavement
d.
Type and condition of brakes and tires
e.
All of the above
f.
None of the above

5. When following a vehicle, watch for the vehicle ahead to pass a fixed object and estimate how much time elapses before you pass the same object. What is a good rule of thumb for drivers?

a.
To stay ten to eleven seconds behind the vehicle ahead
b.
To stay five to six seconds behind the vehicle ahead
c.
To stay at least two to three seconds behind the vehicle ahead
d.
None of the above

6. What do flashing arrow boards on a roadway indicate?

a.
These signals direct traffic to a specific lane(s) when one or more lanes are under construction
b.
Stop completely
c.
All traffic must merge
d.
All of the above

7. When passing a cyclist on the road way, how much minimum clearance between your car and the cyclist should there be?

a.
3 ft.
b.
2 ft.
c.
1 ft.

8. Which of the following situations is legal under Indiana law regarding telecommunications devices and driving?

a.
Talking on a cell phone via a hands-free device
b.
Texting via a cell phone while driving a car
c.
Typing an email while driving a car

9. What is the speed limit in Indiana urban residential areas?

a.
30 mph or as posted
b.
25 mph or as posted
c.
45 mph or as posted

10. Drivers under what age with a probationary driver's license are not allowed to use a cell phone under any circumstances other than to call 911 in Indiana?

a.
21
b.
All ages
c.
25
d.
All of the above