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District of columbia driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: The District of Columbia driver knowledge examination tests your knowledge of traffic laws, road signs, and driving safety rules. It determines whether you are prepared to operate a vehicle in accordance with DC law. The exam is offered on a walk-in basis. Audio assisted tests are also available for those who need assistance with reading.

The official examination is a computerized test consisting of 25 questions. A passing score consist of at least 20 correct answers (80%). There will be a $10 fee charged each time you take the knowledge test.
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1.
When in a travel lane on the roadway:
You may stop to drop off passengers.
You may stop to look up an address.
You may make a U-turn or back up if you get on the wrong entrance ramp of the freeway.
Don’t stop for any reason. Keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.
2.
When preparing to make a left turn from a two-way street, you should drive:
Near the right-hand side of the road.
Near the centerline.
On the left of the centerline.
3.
When approaching a steady green traffic light, drivers should:
Continue driving, unless there are vehicles or pedestrians already in the intersection.
Stop if a police officer is nearby.
Treat the intersection like a four-way stop.
Come to a complete stop before proceeding.
4.
To turn left from multilane, one-way streets and highways, you should start from:
The middle of the intersection.
The right lane.
The left lane.
Any lane.
5.
Roads with double solid yellow line markings down the center indicate that passing is:
Allowed from both directions.
Allowed only from your direction of travel.
Not allowed from either direction.
6.
A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:
Turn in that direction after slowing and checking for traffic.
Not turn in that direction until the light turns green.
Turn in that direction after you come to a complete stop.
7.
This red and white sign means you should:
california yield road sign
Stop and check for traffic coming from both directions before proceeding.
Give the right-of-way to traffic on the road you wish to enter or cross.
Maintain a steady speed and check for traffic coming from all directions.
8.
When entering the interstate, check for a gap in traffic in the nearest lane, adjust your speed to match traffic, signal, and:
Expect traffic to allow you to proceed into the lane, since you have the right-of-way.
Merge carefully into the gap.
Wait for the lane to clear before merging.
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