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Free Alaska DMV Practice Test (AK)

  • Perfect for learner’s permit, driver’s license, and Senior Refresher Test
  • Based on official Alaska 2024 Driver's manual
  • Updated for May 2024
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AK DMV driver's license
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6 min to complete
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This DMV practice test has just been updated for May 2024 and covers 40 of the most essential road signs and rules questions directly from the official 2024 AK Driver Handbook. In order to be allowed to drive in Alaska, you will need to pass a written knowledge test. The test will consist of 20 multiple-choice questions and you will need to answer 16 of them correctly to pass. The information covered on the test will come directly from the 2024 Alaska Driver’s Manual. The other types of tests you need to pass will depend on the type of license you are trying to obtain. If you are between the ages of 14 and 16 and trying to qualify for your learner’s permit, you just need to pass the knowledge test and a vision test. If you are over 16 and trying to upgrade your learner’s permit to a provisional or regular license, or trying to get your license at any age, you will need to pass the written knowledge test, a road skills test, and an alcohol and drug awareness knowledge test. The cost for a learner’s permit is $15, while the cost for a driver’s license is $20. This DMV practice test will help you prepare for the real test, as it covers the same information and requires the same passing rate as the real test.

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Alaska Learner's Permit Test FAQs in 2024

Can I take the permit test online in Alaska?

No, the permit test in Alaska must be taken in person at a DMV office. Online testing is not available for the permit test in Alaska.

How do I obtain a permit in Alaska?

To get a permit in Alaska, you need to be at least 14 years old, pass a written knowledge test, provide the necessary identification documents, and have parental consent if under 18.

How many questions are on the Alaska permit test?

The Alaska permit test consists of 20 questions.

How many attempts are allowed for the permit test in Alaska?

In Alaska, if you fail the permit test, you can retake it as many times as necessary, but you must wait at least one day between attempts and pay a retest fee.

What is the cost of a permit test in Alaska?

The fee for a permit test in Alaska is approximately $15, but it's advisable to verify the current fee on the Alaska DMV website or contact a local DMV office.

What are the driving rules with a permit in Alaska?

With a permit in Alaska, you must be accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old in the front passenger seat. There are restrictions on driving between 1 AM and 5 AM unless accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or a person at least 21 with written parental consent.

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. When you are backing a vehicle, your speed should not exceed
  2. To help avoid a rear-end collision, you should follow the
  3. This road sign is a
  4. The impact of a collision is _______ greater at 40 mph than at 20 mph.
  5. You must use _______ when the sun is shining brightly or when a line of cars following you could obscure your turn signal light.
  6. When you encounter this sign, you must ________ before entering the intersection.
  7. Unless prohibited, you should use the three-point turn to
  8. Two vehicles approach an intersection from different roadways at the same time. Each vehicle encounters a stop sign. Which vehicle must yield?
  9. Flashing or sequencing arrow panels may be used in work zones to
  10. What does this sign indicate?
  11. Which of the following statements about railroad crossings is FALSE?
  12. In Alaska in the daytime, you must turn on your headlights when visibility is
  13. Before changing lanes, you should
  14. What does this sign indicate?
  15. Before attempting to merge into the traffic on a controlled-access highway, you should use _______ to get up to highway speed.
  16. If your vehicle is skidding, you should turn the front wheels
  17. In _______, the wheels must be within 12 inches of the curb.
  18. What does this road sign indicate?
  19. When parking your vehicle facing downhill next to a curb, you should turn the front wheels
  20. Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle displaying a flashing red light or sounding a siren, all traffic meeting and being overtaken must
  21. When you approach a yield sign, you must
  22. What does this sign mean?
  23. Alaska's Mandatory Insurance Law requires either the driver or the owner of the vehicle to carry _________ in the vehicle.
  24. Under Alaska law, if you drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of ______ or more, you are presumed to be driving under the influence.
  25. A __________ offers you the best possible protection in a car crash and is therefore your best defense against a drunk driver.
  26. What does this sign indicate?
  27. When you encounter a flashing red light, you must
  28. When you approach pedestrians who are walking on or crossing the roadway, you must
  29. On multilane highways, if you're driving slower than other traffic, use
  30. Which of the following statements about this traffic signal are true?
  31. As you approach a roundabout, always enter to the _______ of the central island.
  32. To pass another vehicle, you must pass at a safe distance and NOT _________ until the way is clear.
  33. You must NOT pass
  34. At a railroad crossing, flashing red lights, lowered crossing gates, or ringing bells mean that
  35. When a train is within 1,500 feet of the railroad crossing, you must _______ to avoid a collision.
  36. If you're having vehicle trouble at night and need to stop, you should use _________ to avoid an accident.
  37. Which of the following are known as uncontrolled intersections?
  38. What does this road sign mean?
  39. To turn left from a one-way street onto a two-way street, you must
  40. Which of the following is NOT a safe driving practice?

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