2022 Rhode Island Permit Test 4

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/rhode-island/car.

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1. There is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane ahead. You should:

Explanation
At an intersection where traffic is not controlled by traffic signal lights, drivers are required to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians within any crosswalk, marked or unmarked. Even if there is no crosswalk, yield to the pedestrian.

2. You are required to signal every time you pull away from a curb.

Explanation
You must use the proper turn signal any time you pull away from a curb.

3. If your vehicle begins to skid, you should:

Explanation
If your vehicle begins to skid, remain calm. Steer in the direction that you want to go and try not to overcorrect.

4. This sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs are usually diamond-shaped with black markings on a yellow background. They alert drivers to upcoming hazards. This sign indicates that there may be pedestrians crossing the road ahead.

5. You should be cautious when passing a bicycle because:

Explanation
You should always be cautious when passing a bicycle because the cyclist may have to swerve into traffic to avoid an object on the road. Always be particularly careful when driving near bicyclists.

6. When you hear the siren or see the flashing lights of an approaching emergency vehicle, you must:

Explanation
Yield the right-of-way to any approaching emergency vehicle that is using its flashing lights or siren, regardless of its direction of travel. You must immediately drive to the right side of the road and stop until the emergency vehicle has passed. If you are within an intersection, pass through the intersection before coming to a stop on the right side of the road.

7. You drive defensively when you:

Explanation
You are driving defensively when you are looking down the road for potential hazards. Constantly staring at the road directly in front of your vehicle is dangerous. As you scan ahead, be alert to vehicles around you.

8. On a two-lane street, your vehicle is being followed by a fire engine that is not using its emergency signals. You should:

Explanation
If you are being followed by an emergency vehicle that is not using its siren or flashing lights, you do not need to clear a path. Continue driving in a normal manner.
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