2022 North Carolina Permit Test 21

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

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in North Carolina. 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 North Carolina please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/north-carolina/car.

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1. This sign means:

hawaii-no u turn
Explanation
A regulatory sign displaying a red circle with a red slash through the middle indicates that a specific action is prohibited. U-turns are not permitted where this sign is posted.

2. An approaching driver fails to dim their high beam headlights. Where should you look?

Explanation
If an approaching driver fails to dim their high beams, glance toward the right side of the road. This will keep you from being blinded by the other vehicle’s headlights and will allow you to see enough of the road to stay on course until the other vehicle has passed.

3. About ____ percent of crashes involve alcohol.

Explanation
Alcohol reduces your ability to drive safely. No one drives as well after drinking alcohol, even though some people may look and act as though they are unaffected. About 38 percent of all traffic fatalities involve alcohol.

4. This road sign means:

virginia-curve ahead right
Explanation
This sign indicates that the road ahead curves to the right and then to the left. You should slow down to be able to negotiate these curves safely.

5. A solid yellow line on your side of the centerline means:

Explanation
A solid yellow line next to your lane means that passing is not permitted from your direction.

6. Which is not a factor in determining the distance that it takes to stop your vehicle?

Explanation
The distance required to stop your vehicle depends on perception time, reaction distance, and braking distance. This changes with speed and road conditions.

7. A single broken yellow line down the center of a two-lane road indicates:

Explanation
Yellow lines are used to separate traffic moving in opposite directions. Dashed lines indicate that drivers directly next to the line are permitted to pass when it is safe to do so.

8. Taking drugs along with alcohol:

Explanation
Drugs (including illegal, prescription, and over-the-counter medications) can affect your brain function and impair your ability to drive safely. Combining alcohol with other drugs will increase the risk of a crash.

9. If you are driving near a motorcycle, you must:

Explanation
A motorcycle is a full-size vehicle with the same privileges as any other vehicle on the roadway. You should allow a motorcyclist a full lane width. Although it may seem as though there is enough room in the traffic lane for a larger vehicle and a motorcycle, remember that the motorcycle needs room to maneuver safely.
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