Louisiana driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 40
Passing score: 32
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.
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1.
When should you use a three-point turnabout?
Anytime.
When driving in heavy traffic.
Only when driving on a street that is too narrow for you to make a U-turn and you cannot go around the block.
When driving on a one-lane, one-way street.
2.
You are driving on a divided multilane highway and see or hear the signal of an approaching emergency vehicle. You should:
Disregard the signal if there are other lanes available for the emergency vehicle.
Stop as quickly as you can.
Slow down, move your vehicle to provide a clear path for the emergency vehicle, and stop.
Increase your speed to get out of the way of the emergency vehicle.
3.
A red arrow displayed on a traffic light means that:
A driver must proceed slowly through the intersection.
A driver must stop and then proceed when the way is clear.
A driver must stop and then proceed when the signal changes to a green light or green arrow.
A driver may turn in the direction that the red arrow is pointing.
4.
Two solid white lines painted across a traffic lane show the boundaries of a crosswalk. As a driver, you should know that:
Motor vehicles have the right-of-way over pedestrians in crosswalks.
When pedestrians are in crosswalks, they should be given the right-of-way.
No one has the right-of-way in a crosswalk.
Pedestrians are responsible to stay out of the way of all traffic.
5.
When you see this sign, it means:
There is an object on the roadway.
Traffic is coming from the right.
The road is curving sharply to the left.
There is a merge point ahead.
6.
What should you be most concerned about when you see this sign?
Driving with your headlights out of alignment because one side of your car is higher than the other.
Damaging a tire from drifting onto the shoulder.
Hydroplaning, if the shoulder has water on it.
Losing control of the vehicle if you drift onto the shoulder.
7.
The most effective thing you can do to reduce your risk of being injured or killed in a traffic crash is to:
Wear your seat belt.
Limit your driving to weekdays.
Stay in the right lane on multilane highways.
Limit your driving to hours between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
8.
You should be cautious when passing a bicycle because:
You are moving faster than the bicycle.
The bicycle always has the right-of-way.
Oncoming traffic may not see you pull out to pass the bicycle.
The cyclist may have to swerve into traffic to avoid an object on the road.
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