2022 North Carolina Permit Test 3

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. A speed limit is:

Explanation
A speed limit is the maximum or minimum legal speed you can travel on a road under ideal conditions. You may drive more slowly than the posted speed, but it is illegal to drive any faster. You must drive more slowly where signs or signs indicate a school zone or work zone speed limit. If conditions such as road construction or bad weather make the posted speed unsafe, drive under the speed limit.

2. 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.

3. This sign means:

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

4. Always signal when:

Explanation
Always use the proper turn signal when changing lanes, pulling into or out of a parking space, or pulling into traffic from an alley or parking area. Communicate with other drivers on the road to help prevent accidents.

5. A driver license is required for which of the following?<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;I. Sitting in the driver's seat of a car while the engine is running.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;II Steering a car while it is being pushed or towed by another vehicle.

Explanation
If you do not have a valid driver license, it is illegal to sit in the driver's seat of a motor vehicle while the engine is running or to steer a motor vehicle while it is being pushed or towed by another vehicle.

6. Before turning, you should:

Explanation
To complete a turn safely, you should activate your turn signal three to four seconds before your turn.

7. When driving at speeds of 45 mph or faster, you should signal to turn ____ before beginning the turn.

Explanation
When you wish to change lanes or make a turn, signal to inform other motorists of your intentions. Signals should be activated at least 200 feet before you make the turn when you are driving at speeds faster than 45 mph. Continue signaling until you have completed the turn or lane change.

8. When passing an emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the road, drivers should:

Explanation
If you are driving past an emergency vehicle parked on the side of the road, you must vacate the lane closest to the stationary emergency vehicle. If you cannot move over safely, you must slow down.

9. You experience an incident at work that has left you feeling angry. When you get to your car, you should:

Explanation
Persons who are upset, angry, or otherwise distracted by their emotions should take time to cool off before driving a car. Taking out frustrations or anger while driving is exercising very poor judgment and is very dangerous to both the driver and others on the road.
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