# 2023 New York Permit Test 20

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in New York. Each permit practice test question has three answer..

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in New York. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for New York please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/new-york/car.

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### 8. Should you always drive more slowly than other traffic?

Explanation
You must drive more slowly than usual when there is heavy traffic or bad weather. However, if you block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic by driving too slowly, you may be cited.

### 9. In New York, a minimum blood alcohol content (BAC) of ____ is evidence of intoxication.

Explanation
Under New York State law, a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher is evidence of intoxication. A BAC of 0.05 percent or higher is legal evidence of impairment.

### 10. A five-ounce glass of wine contains the same amount of alcohol as:

Explanation
A five-ounce glass of wine (12 percent alcohol), a 12-ounce can or bottle of beer, and 1.5 ounces of 86-proof liquor all contain approximately the same amount of alcohol. A person's ability to drive will be equally impaired by the same amount of alcohol no matter what kind of alcoholic beverage they drink.

### 11. A stop sign is shaped like a(n):

Explanation
An octagonal shape is used only for stop signs. All eight-sided signs tell drivers to come to a complete stop before proceeding.

### 12. Which of the following does alcohol affect?

Explanation
Alcohol reduces reaction time, reduces your ability to see clearly, changes your judgment of speed and distances, often makes you less inhibited, and makes you more prone to take chances. It is especially dangerous to drink and drive after dark because alcohol reduces your ability to recover from the glare of headlights.

### 13. Before changing lanes or attempting to pass another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
Every time you want to change lanes or otherwise move your vehicle to the right or left, signal to alert other drivers to your intentions. Always check your mirrors and turn your head to check your blind spot before attempting any lateral move.

### 14. A diamond-shaped sign is a:

Explanation
Warning signs are normally diamond-shaped and yellow, although orange warning signs are used in work areas. Such signs warn that you are approaching a hazardous location or an area where special rules apply.