Pennsylvania driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
Number of questions: 18
Passing score: 15
Directions: The Knowledge Test will measure your knowledge of traffic signs, Pennsylvania’s driving laws and safe driving practices. The Knowledge Test can be given in oral form and in Spanish, upon request, at all Driver License Centers across the commonwealth. If you fail the Knowledge Test, you will be permitted to retake the test the following business day. This test needs to be successfully completed before you can receive a valid learner’s permit
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1.
If you are following a truck that swings left before making a right turn at an intersection, you should remember that it is very dangerous to:
Violate the “4 – second” following distance rule
Honk your horn at the truck driver
Try to squeeze between the truck and curb to make a right turn
Apply your brakes until the truck has completed the turn
2.
The “four-second rule” refers to how one should:
Cross an intersection
Yield to other cars
Turn at stop signs
Follow another car
3.
You may drive around the gates at a railroad crossing:
Never
When other drivers drive around the gates
When the lights have stopped flashing
When the train has passed
4.
This sign is used to warn drivers about:
Lane ends, merge left
Road curves ahead
Upcoming intersections
Road construction
5.
Which of the following is true about the speed at which you travel?
Accelerating is always dangerous
The speed limit is always a safe speed
The safe speed to drive depends on many conditions
Driving slowly is always safer
6.
When you see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights, you must:
Slow down and keep moving in your lane
Pull to the curb and stop
Stop exactly where you are
Keep driving in your lane
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