2022 North Carolina Permit Test 6

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. Before switching on the ignition, you should:

Explanation
Develop a routine for entering and leaving your car. Before switching on the ignition, buckle your safety belt and see that all passengers do likewise.

2. If you refuse to take a chemical test when requested by an officer, the Division of Motor Vehicles will:

Explanation
Refusal to perform a chemical test will result in the immediate revocation of your driver license for at least 30 days and an additional revocation of at least 12 months by the DMV.

3. Seat belts are most effective when they are worn by:

Explanation
When you drive, make sure each person in your vehicle wears a seat belt. In the event of a crash, a person without a seat belt becomes a flying object and a danger to each person in the vehicle.

4. A driver should be extra alert to motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians because:

Explanation
In many collisions with motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians, drivers reported that they were looking but still did not see the smaller vehicle or pedestrian. These can be more difficult to spot in traffic than passenger vehicles because they are smaller, may move faster, and have less noticeable lighting. To prevent collisions with these smaller and less protected road users, drivers should always be alert to the presence of motorcycles, bikes, and pedestrians.

5. An octagonal sign is always a:

Explanation
Octagonal signs are always stop signs. Come to a complete stop when approaching a red, eight-sided sign.

6. Which of the following commonly causes traffic accidents?

Explanation
Driving too fast for conditions is a major cause of motor vehicle crashes. Being inattentive to surroundings can cause a driver to collide with other vehicles. Most rear-end collisions are caused by drivers following other vehicles too closely.

7. This sign means:

washington-hill
Explanation
This sign warns of the presence of a hill ahead.

8. 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.

9. This road sign means:

virginia-right curve 35 mph
Explanation
These signs indicate that the road curves to the right ahead and that drivers should slow down to the safe speed indicated (in this case, 35 mph).
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