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Free North Carolina DMV Online Practice Test

You are about to take a FREE Sample of the North Carolina DMV 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. How do you determine who goes first if you approach an intersection with a malfunctioning traffic signal?

e.
All of the above
d.
Treat it as a four-way stop, the vehicle to the right of you goes first
c.
The vehicle to the left of you goes first
b.
The vehicle that gets the intersection first, goes first
a.
Whichever vehicle moves forward first

2. What is the penalty if a driver under 21 is convicted of driving with any amount of alcohol or drugs in their system?

e.
None of the above
d.
Minimum six month prison sentence
c.
Increase in insurance rates
b.
Driver license revoked for one year
a.
Only allowed to drive with a licensed driver over the age of 21

3. What should you do to avoid potential collisions with a bicyclist?

d.
All of the above
c.
Do not drive out into the intersection and block a bike lane or path of an approaching bicyclist
b.
Do not cross in front of a bicyclist when making a right hand turn
a.
Do not drive in front of a bicyclist when making a left hand turn

4. True or False: During an average lifetime of driving, we face about a one-in-three chance of being seriously injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash.

b.
False
a.
True

5. Under North Carolina law, which child must be properly restrained in a child restraint system?

e.
All of the above
d.
None of the above
c.
A child 7 years old and weighing 85 pounds
b.
A child younger than 8 years of age and weighing over 80 pounds
a.
A child younger than 8 years of age or weighing less than 80 pounds

6. Penalty points are given for which of the following offenses?

e.
All of the above
d.
Reckless driving
c.
Illegal passing
b.
Running a red light
a.
Following too closely

7. True or false: Driving on rural roads is less dangerous than driving in heavy city traffic.

f.
b and c
e.
a and d
d.
True, there are fewer obstructions such as pedestrians
c.
False, rural roads often do not have good lighting, making them more dangerous
b.
False, speeds on rural roads may be higher making them more dangerous
a.
True, less traffic travels on rural roads making the risk of accidents less

8. Which of the following statements is true in North Carolina?

c.
Drivers less than 21 years of age are not permitted to use mobile telephone technology while driving a car.
b.
It is unlawful to use a mobile telephone unless it is a hands-free mobile device.
a.
It is unlawful to use a mobile telephone for e-mail or text messaging while operating a vehicle on a public street or highway or public vehicular area.

9. What is NC "Fender Bender" Law?

d.
None of the above
c.
$2000 fine for failure to report a fender bender
b.
Immediate call law enforcement and leave vehicles in the exact position at the time of the accident
a.
Move your vehicle to the shoulder of the road following minor, non-injury crashes

10. Children ages ___ until ____ must be secured in either a child passenger restraint system or a seat belt.

d.
All of the above
c.
Children ages 4 until 17
b.
Children ages 6 until 18
a.
Children ages 8 until 16