Louisiana driver's examination

Number of tests: 10
Number of questions: 40
Passing score: 8
Directions: All first time applicants must successfully pass the knowledge test confirming your understanding of traffic signs and signals, as well as safe driving practices and Louisiana laws relative to driving. The test contains multiple choice questions that are taken from the information contained in this manual. The exam is given on a computer in most offices and you must correctly answer 80 percent of these questions to receive a passing score. Proper identification is required each time the test is taken.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
8 or fewer errors
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1.
Before turning, you should:
Use your signal
Change lanes
Turn the wheel
Increase your speed
2.
Which of the following is true about driving on a wet roadway?
As you drive faster, your tires become less effective
Water does not affect cars with good tires
As you decrease your speed, the roadway becomes more slippery
Deeper water is less dangerous
3.
The most important thing to remember about speed management and curves is to:
Accelerate gently before you enter the curve
Drive at the posted speed limit of the roadway, before, throughout, and after the curve
Drive at the posted speed limit as you enter the curve, then slow down at the sharpest part of the curve
Slow down before you enter the curve
4.
If your turn signals fail, you should use _____ to indicate you are turning.
Your horn
Hand signals
Your headlights
Your emergency flashers
5.
On the freeway, you see a ”merging traffic“ sign. You should:
Speed up to avoid congesting traffic.
Move to another lane, if safe, to let traffic enter.
Slow down to allow traffic to enter.
Stay at your present speed.
6.
What should you be most concerned about when you see this sign?
Hydroplaning, if the shoulder has water on it
Driving with your headlights out of alignment because one side of your car is higher than the other
Losing control of the vehicle,if you drift onto the shoulder because of a drop off
Damaging a tire, if you drift onto the shoulder
7.
When driving on wet roadways, you should remember:
Driving on wet roads can cause hydroplaning.
All answers are correct.
You should give yourself additional time to stop.
Pavement is slick immediately following a rainfall.
8.
This sign means:
Bicycle crossing
Fines double in work zone
Stop ahead
Stop
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