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.
A flashing red light at a railroad crossing means:
Stop. Do not proceed until signals are deactivated.
Slow down and proceed if the tracks are clear.
Proceed with caution.
You have the right-of-way.
2.
You are driving on a narrow road when you meet an oncoming vehicle. You must:
Pull completely off the road and stop.
Allow the oncoming vehicle at least one-half of the main-traveled portion of the road.
Demand the other vehicle pull over to make room.
Turn on your high beam headlights to make sure the other vehicle sees you.
3.
When in a travel lane on the roadway:
You may stop to drop off passengers.
You may stop to look up an address.
You may make a U-turn or back up if you get on the wrong entrance ramp of the freeway.
Don’t stop for any reason. Keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.
4.
This road sign means:
Intersection ahead.
Steep grade ahead.
Winding road.
Merging traffic.
5.
The most important thing to remember about speed management and curves is that you must:
Drive at the posted speed limit as you enter the curve, then slow down at the sharpest part of the curve.
Slow down before you enter the curve.
Accelerate gently before you enter the curve.
Drive at the posted speed limit before, throughout, and after the curve.
6.
When is it illegal to drive below the speed limit?
When driving slowly disrupts the normal flow of traffic
When in heavy traffic in a construction zone
Only when driving in rural areas.
When driving under adverse weather conditions
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