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Rhode Island DMV Driver’s License

The state of Rhode Island requires you to pass a 25 multiple-choice question knowledge test before you can receive your learner’s permit or driver’s license. You will need to answer 80% of the questions correctly in order to receive a passing score on the knowledge test. All questions on the knowledge test are based on the information contained in the 2018 Rhode Island Driver’s Manual, published by the Rhode Island DMV. The test will cover such topics as driving emergencies, driving skills, road signs and signals, driver’s license laws, and more. If you are under 18, the fee for a learner’s permit is $11.50. If you are over 18, the fee is $6.50. The fee for a driver’s license is $38.50 if you are over 18 and $23.50 for a provisional license if you are under 18. You may pay by cash, check, money order, or credit or debit card, but there is an additional $1.50 for use of a credit card. This Rhode Island DMV practice test consists of 40 questions and requires the same passing ratio (80%) as the real knowledge test.

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Rhode Island DMV Permit Test Fact Sheet

How many questions:25
How many correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply:16

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List of questions (classic view)

The safety belt use law of Rhode Island requires _________to wear a safety belt and/or shoulder harness system when travelling on the road.
The total stopping distance in ideal conditions is determined by
_________occurs when the front tires of your vehicle lose contact with the road surface on a wet road and you lose steering capability.
What type of sign is this?
Which of the following is NOT true when performing a turnabout?
If two vehicles arrive at an intersection at the same time, you must yield the right-of-way to the vehicle
When you park your vehicle on a downhill slope where there is no curb, you must
What does this sign mean?
Unless a law prohibits parking, a vehicle parked on a two-lane road must have the right wheels _________from the curb.
On multiple lane highways, you must use _________ to pass other vehicles.
The best approach for recovering your vehicle from a skid in icy conditions is
What does this sign indicate?
The areas around a vehicle where other vehicles cannot be seen in the rear or side-view mirrors are known as
A driver may pass on the right of another vehicle in which of these situations?
When driving on freeways, the condition that makes you feel that you are going slower than your actual speed is known as
This sign indicates
_________ are used by drivers to exit a freeway and to slow down while entering an exit ramp.
According to Rhode Island's law, the maximum permitted speed on most highways, unless otherwise posted, is
If an emergency vehicle with flashing lights approaches you while you are driving on a highway, you must
This sign warns of
Which of the following is NOT one of the four turnabout techniques?
You must NOT park or stop your vehicle
Which of the following statements regarding roadway markings is NOT true?
This sign with the number '95' represents
If you miss your exit ramp while traveling on a highway, you must
Which of the following hand signals would a driver use to indicate that s/he is turning left?
When you enter a roundabout, you must drive
This flashing red signal is treated as
If you approach an intersection with a steady yellow light, you must
Which of the following must NOT be done when brakes fail while driving?
The legal limit of blood alcohol content (BAC) for drivers above 21 years of age is
When you see this sign on a road, you should expect
To avoid being temporarily blinded by approaching headlights, you must glance at
To maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead of you in ideal conditions, you must follow
If a driver behind you is following too closely, you must
What does this guide sign indicate to the driver?
A driver making a turn must indicate his/her intention by signaling at least _________ before making the turn.
When you approach an uncontrolled intersection (without signs or signals), you must treat the intersection as
To avoid a head-on collision when you see an oncoming vehicle in your lane, you must
The pavement marked with this symbol indicates
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