Pennsylvania driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 18
Passing score: 15
Directions: The Knowledge Test will measure your knowledge of traffic signs, Pennsylvania’s driving laws and safe driving practices. The Knowledge Test can be given in oral form and in Spanish, upon request, at all Driver License Centers across the commonwealth. If you fail the Knowledge Test, you will be permitted to retake the test the following business day. This test needs to be successfully completed before you can receive a valid learner’s permit
Passing grade —
3 or fewer errors
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1.
When driving through a work zone, it is a good safety practice to:
Drive closely to the vehicle in front of you to keep traffic flowing freely.
Shorten your usual following distance by about one-half.
Turn on your cruise control.
Double your usual following distance.
2.
When driving on wet roads, you should:
Increase your following distance to five or six seconds.
Decrease your following distance to two seconds.
Not be concerned about your following distance.
Maintain the four-second following distance rule.
3.
Anything that requires you to _______ could cause you to crash.
Take your eyes off the road
Take your hands off the wheel
Take your attention away from the task of driving
All of the above
4.
When you are planning to make a turn, you should activate your turn signals:
Only if there are other drivers following you.
Just as the front of your car reaches the intersection.
Three to four seconds before you reach the intersection.
Two car lengths before reaching the intersection.
5.
If you are under age 21 and are convicted of carrying a false ID card, you will be required to pay a $500 fine and your license will be suspended for 90 days:
Only if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is .02 percent or higher.
Even if you were not driving.
Only if you were driving at the time of arrest.
Only if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is .02 percent or higher and you were driving at the time of arrest.
6.
When you park on the roadway, you should:
Use your four-way flashers.
Park at an angle.
Keep your turn signal on.
Turn your lights on.
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