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.
What can you do to avoid the need to make emergency (or “panic”) stops while driving in traffic?
Look ahead and maintain a safe following distance
Drive in the right lane only
Drive slower than the flow of traffic
Honk your horn to make others aware of your presence
2.
The most effective safety restraints in a traffic crash are
air bag only
combination lap/shoulder belt and air bag
no safety restraint
lap and shoulder belt only
3.
Check your rearview mirrors:
Only when you are slowing down
Often to see how traffic is moving behind you
To see if a vehicle is in your blind spot
4.
On slippery roads, you should:
Slow down.
Go the speed limit, with caution.
Not drive faster than 20 mph.
Go faster.
5.
To avoid a collision, you should:
Drive across the left lane to the left shoulder of the road.
Move into the other vehicle’s lane.
Stop, turn, or speed up.
Stay in your lane and brace for the accident.
6.
What does an orange-colored sign mean
school zone ahead
railroad ahead
construction ahead
start of a no-passing zone
7.
If you are involved in a serious motor vehicle crash
all of the above
call the police
determine if anyone is injured
stop
8.
This road sign means:
Steep hill
Intersection ahead
Merging traffic
9.
When is it OK to drive faster than the posted speed limit?
If you don't see any other traffic in your lane
As long as it takes to safely pass another vehicle
Never
10.
This sign means
Trucks under 18,000 lbs. allowed.
No trucks allowed.
Truck stop ahead.
Hill ahead.
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