Rhode Island driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 21
Directions: When you apply for a Rhode Island driver’s license or instruction permit as required, you will be required to answer questions about traffic laws. The knowledge test consists of 30 multiple choice questions that are important to the safe operation of a motor vehicle and Rhode Island laws and driving practices. The questions are based on the information provided in the manual.

You must score an 70% to pass the knowledge test.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
9 or fewer errors
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1.
If you find yourself in a skid
Brake abruptly
Stay off the brakes
Brake lightly
2.
If the motorist sees pedestrians in a crosswalk, what should the motorist do?
Pull to the right and go behind them
Go ahead. The motorist has the right-of-way
Wait for them to cross
3.
As your speed increases it is most important to:
Put on your headlights.
Drive with both hands on steering wheel.
Look farther ahead.
4.
At an intersection with a stop sign, you should stop and:
Go when the vehicle ahead of you goes
Look left first, then right, then left again
Check your rearview mirror for cars tailgating
Look right first, then left, then right again
5.
The posted speed limit is the fastest you can drive in the posted area. You must reduce your speed to a lower speed that is safe for the conditions and circumstances that exist whenever necessary.
False
True
6.
You borrow your friend’s vehicle. You have never driven it before. You should:
Don’t show your friend that you are unfamiliar with his vehicle
Disregard any obvious defects so as not to embarrass your friend.
Take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the operation and location of all the vehicle’s equipment.
Drive away, all vehicles are similar
7.
You are entering a crowded freeway. What should you do to locate a gap to merge into traffic?
Use your side and rearview mirrors and check your blind spots.
Use the acceleration lane to adjust your speed to the same speed as freeway traffic.
Yield to traffic already on the freeway.
All of the above.
8.
When a bicyclist is making a left hand turn:
They cut through all lanes
They wait on the side of the road
They may use the left lane
9.
A solid yellow line, on your side of the center line, means:
Do not pass.
Traffic light ahead.
Reduce speed.
10.
If your car starts to skid, turn your steering wheel:
To keep the front wheels straight.
In the direction you want the vehicle to go.
In any direction. It doesn't matter.
In the opposite direction of the skid.
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