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Driver's Education

The following questions are examples of the type of questions that are on the Knowledge Test. Study your Wisconsin Motorist Handbook before you take the test. An online viewable version of the handbook is here www.dot.state.wi.us/drivers/docs/e-handbook.pdf
Why should you clean your headlights?
A.         Dirty headlights greatly reduce your ability to see
B.         You can increase the life of your headlights
C.         Keep the insects off your headlights

A traffic light with a flashing red signal means?
A.         Yield
B.         Caution
C.         Stop

Speed limit signs:
A)         Represent the maximum speed for ideal driving conditions.
B)         Represent the suggested speed for the road or highway.
C)         Represent the maximum speed for all driving conditions.

If your vehicle has a two-part safety belt system you should:
A)         Use both the lap and shoulder belt.
B)         Use only the shoulder belt.
C)         Use only the lap belt.

You are approaching a school bus which has stopped on the other side of a divided highway.
You should:
A         Stop, check for children, then proceed.
B         Watch for children and be ready to stop.
C         Stop and wait until the flashing red lights go off.

Reaction time is slower after:
A)         Drinking alcohol.
B)         Exercising.
C)         Sleeping.

You may not park within how many feet of a fire hydrant?
A)         5 feet.
B)         10 feet.
C)         15 feet.

You should stop for a stopped school bus:
a)         Even when the red lights are not flashing.
b)         In school zones.
c)         When its red lights are flashing.

On a road with two or more lanes traveling in the same direction, the driver should:
a)         Drive in any lane.
b)         Drive in the left lane.
c)         Stay in the right lane except to pass.

If you are being tailgated, the best thing to do is:
a)         Move to the right lane and let vehicle pass, if possible.
b)         Speed up.
c)         Brake quickly.

The traffic signal turns green signaling you to proceed; you should:
a)         Look left and right before proceeding.
b)         Tap horn lightly to let others know you are moving forward.
c)         Accelerate immediately so you do not hold up traffic behind you.

A solid yellow line on your side means:
a)         You may pass with caution.
b)         Reduce speed.
c)         You may not pass.

In bad weather, you should make your car easier for others to see by:
a)         Turning on your headlights.
b)         Turning on your emergency flashers.
c)         Turning on your parking lights.

Your vehicle has a mechanical problem. You should:
a)         Stop in your lane and put on your hazard lights.
b)         Stop in your lane, get out, and direct traffic around your car
c)         Put on your hazard lights and pull off the road.

If you drive too fast on a wet road, there is a danger that:
a)         Your own spray will obscure your vision.
b)         Your own spray will obscure the vision of other drivers.
c)         Your tires will start to slide over the water.

To pass a truck you must:
a)         Make sure you have room to complete the pass without excessive speed.
b)         Pass on a down grade.
c)         Go as fast as possible to race with the truck.

You must pull over to the right and stop for an emergency vehicle with lights and siren on:
a)         If it is behind you.
b)         If it is coming towards you.
c)         If it is approaching from a side street.
d)         All of the above.

You may not park within how many feet of a stop sign?
a)         25 feet.
b)         15 feet.
c)         20 feet.

A stop line is painted on the roadway to give pedestrians a walkway in front of your stopped car.
Where should you stop in relationship to the stop line?
a.         stop 50 feet before the stop sign
b.         stop so the front of your wheels are just before the line.
C.         stop just before the stop sign

When changing lanes, to be sure that there is no vehicle in your blind spot, you should:
a.         check your outside rear view mirror
b.         check both inside and outside rear view mirrors
c.         check both mirrors and look over the proper shoulder

How many feet away from a crosswalk are you allowed to park?
a.         15 feet
b.         25 feet
c.         20 feet

When parallel parked along the curb, the wheel of your car must be:
a.         6 inches of the curb
b.         less than 12 inches of the curb
c.         18 inches of the curb

When parallel parked along the curb, the front and rear bumpers of your car can be no closer to
another car than:
a.          1 foot
b.          2 feet
c.          4 feet

What is the safest procedure for leaving the freeway by moving into an exit lane?
a.         Slow down before reaching the exit lane.
B.         Maintain the same speed on the exit lane as on the main part of the freeway.
C.         Do not slow down until you move into the exit lane.

To use a drivers license to participate in the organ donor program:
A.         You need a note from your doctor.
B.         You must be in excellent health.
C.         You must fill out the back of your drivers license and make your wishes known.

You are driving on a rural two-lane, two-way road and a car is approaching you from the front.  Suddenly, the car weaves into your lane and heads straight for you.  What is the BEST action to take?
a.         swerve left (into the opposing lane)
b.         sound your horn
c.         swerve to the right (going off the road if necessary)

Aside from the posted speed limit, the speed you are able to safely travel depends on:
a.         whether you are wearing a seat belt
b.         how good your visibility is
c.         if you have an air bag

You come over a hill and find a truck stalled in the middle of the road. Which of the following is the way to warn the car following you?
A.        Tap the brake pedal 3 or 4 times briefly.
B.        Turn on your emergency flashers.
C.        Sound the horn

What should you do if you see a pedestrian with a guide dog in the middle of the street?
a.        Stop no closer than 10 feet and allow the pedestrian to cross.
B.        Honk to warn the pedestrian that you're there.
C.        Proceed with caution. 



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