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New York DMV Permit Practice Test 12 2018

(From the 2018 New York Driver's Manual)
Number of tests: 12
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 70

Directions: When applying for New York Driver's license, applicants must take and successfully pass a knowledge exam. The New York Knowledge exam consists of 20 questions. You must score 70% to pass that exam. The following questions are based on the details provided in the New York Driver License Manual. Please study the manual before taking the test. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at New York DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. As you near an intersection, the traffic light changes from green to yellow. Your best action would be to
  • Apply the brakes sharply to stop.

  • Be prepared to stop in the center of the intersection.

  • Be prepared to stop before the intersection.

  • Speed up to beat the red light.

2. When you want to overtake and pass another vehicle you should
  • Change lanes quickly so the other driver will see you.

  • Signal and pass when safe to do so.

  • Stay close behind so you need less time to pass.

  • Wait for a signal from the other driver.

3. Seat belts can be most effective as injury preventive devices when they are worn by
  • All occupants of a car being driven on an expressway.

  • The person driving the car.

  • Passengers when they are on a long drive.

  • Passengers and the driver whenever they are in the car.

4. When the road is marked with a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line on your side you may pass
  • If traffic is clear.

  • Only at an intersection.

  • If you are on an expressway.

  • Only in an emergency.

5. You are waiting in the intersection to complete a left turn. You should
  • Flash your headlights so the driver will let you get through.

  • Signal and keep your wheels straight.

  • Signal and keep your wheels turned to the left.

  • Drive around the rear of a car if it blocks you.

6. This sign means
  • One-way traffic

  • Highway curves ahead.

  • Merging traffic from the right.

  • Intersection ahead.