Wisconsin driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: Licensing requirements include a vision screening, a knowledge test, and a driving skills test on the satisfactory operation of a motor vehicle.

The knowledge test for your learner's permit is based on information contained in this driver’s manual. To pass the knowledge test, you must demonstrate a basic understanding of Wisconsin traffic laws. Knowledge tests administered at most Division of Motor Vehicles service centers are given on a computerized system.

The Knowledge tests include 50 multiple choice questions

If you answer at least 40 questions correctly from the sample tests provided here AND you have thoroughly read the "Wisconsin Driver's Handbook" and "All You Need to Know About Your Driver's License", you will be well prepared to take the knowledge test for your learner's permit.
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1.
In inclement weather, you should:
Drive in low gear
Steer off the road
Steer and brake smoothly
2.
Collisions can happen more often when:
One vehicle is traveling faster or slower than the flow of traffic.
One lane of traffic is traveling faster than the other lanes.
All vehicles are traveling about the same speed.
3.
The law requires to stay at least how far behind a snowplow with its red or amber lights on
400 feet
300 feet
200 feet
500 feet
4.
What are some telltale signs of a drunk driver?
All of the above
Driving slower than the normal traffic flow
Quick and sudden stops
Weaving between lanes
5.
This sign means
Road curves ahead.
Don't drink if you are going to drive.
Slippery when wet.
6.
If you are under 18, to qualify for a probationary license you must
have an instruction permit for at least 6 months
all of the above
have no moving traffic convictions in the past 6 months
complete and approved driver education course
7.
You may park or stop along the shoulder of the freeway:
If no part of your vehicle is on the road.
As long as you turn on your 4-way (emergency) flashers.
If you need to look at a map for directions.
Only if you have an emergency.
8.
To enter a freeway:
Drive slowly so you can check traffic.
Make a complete stop before entering the freeway.
Signal, yield, and enter at the same speed that traffic is moving.
Signal and enter the freeway. Freeway traffic must yield.
9.
When entering an interstate highway, you should:
Check for cars, increase your speed to match the flow of traffic and merge when the way is clear.
Stop, check for cars and enter when safe.
Check for cars, reduce speed to 25 MPH before entering traffic lane.
10.
When in a motor vehicle on a highway, it is:
Illegal to drink from, but all right to transport, open containers of alcohol in the passenger compartment.
All right to drink if you're not driving.
All right to drink if you're driving but not drunk.
Illegal to either drink from or possess open containers of alcohol in the passenger compartment.
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