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Virginia driver's examination

(From the 2018 Virginia driver handbook)
Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 35
Passing score: 30
Directions: You will need to take the knowledge exam if you do not hold a valid driver’s license from another U. S. state, Canada, Germany, France, or the Republic of Korea.

The two-part knowledge exam is given on a computer and tests your knowledge of traffic signs, motor vehicle laws, and safe driving.

You must correctly answer all ten traffic sign questions in part one of the exam before you can take part two of the exam. Part two tests your general knowledge with multiple choice questions. You must answer at least 80 percent of these questions correctly to pass part two.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
or fewer road sign errors
5 or fewer road rules errors
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11.
Traffic signals sometimes display arrows to control turns from specific lanes. A solid red arrow:
Is never used as a traffic signal.
Has the same meaning as a circular red traffic light.
Means that drivers may turn in the direction indicated by the arrow.
Means that the traffic the arrow is pointing toward must stop.
12.
When getting ready to change lanes, you should:
Check your side view mirror.
Check your rearview mirror.
Quickly turn your head to check for other vehicles.
All of the above.
13.
Which is not a factor in determining the distance that it takes to stop your vehicle?
Steering ability
Braking distance
Reaction distance
Perception time
14.
You are involved in an accident and your vehicle is blocking traffic. You should:
Move your vehicle off the traveled portion of the roadway, if possible.
Not move your vehicle under any circumstances.
Wait until the police arrive before moving your vehicle.
None of the above.
15.
The risk of hydroplaning can can be reduced by driving:
Through shallow water.
More quickly.
More slowly.
Through deep water.
16.
Distracted driving is:
Very uncommon.
Extremely risky behavior.
Nothing to be concerned about.
No less safe than driving under any other conditions.
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