Rhode Island driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 21
Directions: When you apply for a Rhode Island driver’s license or instruction permit as required, you will be required to answer questions about traffic laws. The knowledge test consists of 30 multiple choice questions that are important to the safe operation of a motor vehicle and Rhode Island laws and driving practices. The questions are based on the information provided in the manual.

You must score an 70% to pass the knowledge test.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
9 or fewer errors
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1.
Your body gets rid of:
Three alcoholic drinks an hour
One alcoholic drink an hour
Two alcoholic drinks an hour
None of the above
2.
You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:
If the shoulder is wide enough to accommodate your vehicle
If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left.
Under no circumstances
3.
Which of these statements is true about large trucks:
They take longer to stop than passenger vehicles
They all have air brakes which allow them to stop quickly
They are more maneuverable than passenger vehicles
4.
You should allow an extra cushion of space:
When following a station wagon
When following a driver whose view to the rear is blocked
When following a passenger car
5.
If you are driving behind a motorcycle, you must:
Allow the motorcycle to use a complete lane
Drive on the shoulder beside the motorcycle
Allow the motorcycle to use only half a lane
Pass in the same lane where the motorcycle is driving
6.
Backing your vehicle is:
Always dangerous to do
Dangerous if you have a helper
Only dangerous in large vehicles
7.
This road sign means:
Pedestrian Crossing
School Crossing
Jogging Trail
8.
You are driving, and it starts to sleet or snow. You should:
Keep your windshield and mirrors clear.
Allow additional distance between your vehicle and others you are following.
Approach all vehicles with caution.
All of the above.
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