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New York Driver's License Free Practice Test

You are about to take the New York DMV Online Practice Test. This sample test consists of 10 multiple choice questions and answers.

Please select the best answer for each question below and then click "Grade It!"

1. Within how many days after moving to New York are you required to obtain a NY state driver’s license?
a.
30 days
b.
60 days
c.
15 days
d.
90 days
2. What are you required to do if there is a lapse in your car insurance?
a.
Nothing as long as you are within the 30-day grace period
b.
Turn in vehicle’s license plates and registration to DMV
c.
Refrain from driving the vehicle until you get it insured
d.
Provide proof to the DMV that you have re-applied for coverage
3. How long after establishing residency in NY are you required to get your vehicle registered?
a.
60 days
b.
15 days
c.
90 days
d.
30 days
e.
None of the above
f.
All of the above
4. In which of the following areas is parking, standing or stopping not allowed?
a.
On the sidewalk
b.
On the road side of a parked vehicle (“double parking”)
c.
On a bridge, overpass or tunnel
d.
Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant
e.
All of the above
5. What should you do to control a vehicle if the rear wheels start to skid?
a.
If you have ABS, apply even pressure on the brakes
b.
Steer in the direction the vehicle is trying to go
c.
If you have ABS, brake hard quickly
d.
Steer in the opposite direction that the vehicle is trying to go
e.
c and d
f.
a and b
g.
None of the above
6. What should you do if the steering wheel stops working?
a.
Pull up slowly on the emergency brake
b.
Do not yank the steering wheel to the left or right
c.
Sound your horn
d.
Ease your foot off the gas, turn on the hazard lights and keep your foot off the brakes as long as is safe.
7. What should you do if your vehicle goes into the water?
a.
Turn on the headlights so the car can be seen from the road
b.
Unfasten your seat belt and open the door to exit
c.
Unfasten your seat belt and exit through a window
8. Which of these drugs could affect your driving ability: marijuana, over the counter cold medication, or a prescription tranquilizer?
a.
Prescription tranquilizer
b.
Over the counter cold medication
c.
Marijuana
d.
All of the above
9. Which of the following statements is true about cell phone usage while driving in New York?
a.
Using hand-held cell phones is a traffic infraction
b.
Using hand-held cell phones is subject to a $100 fine
c.
Hand-held cell phones can be used in emergency situations only to call the appropriate authorities
d.
Hands-free cell phones can be used at any time
e.
All of the above
10. Which of these contains less alcohol than the other three and will take longer to affect your blood alcohol content: 12 ounces of 80 proof liquor, five ounces of wine, 12 ounces of beer, 12 ounces of wine-cooler?
a.
5 ounces of wine
b.
12 ounces of beer
c.
12 ounces of 80 proof liquor
d.
All of them contain the same amount of alcohol. None are “safer” to drink than the other.
e.
None of the above

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