You’re lucky. You’ve already found our website, but maybe you’re still looking for a reason why you should bother taking a practice permit test. Lucky for you we’ve compiled the top five reasons you should take a practice permit test. If we haven’t convinced you by the end of this article, we don’t know what will!
Prepare You For The Actual Test
Before you take the actual permit test, you should complete practice permit tests as you would at your local testing center. For example, you might be able to recall all the important chapters of your state’s driver handbook but if it takes you three hours to do so that wouldn’t be so helpful. Check with your local DMV to make sure you know how long you will have on actual test day and then mimic those test situations when you take the permit test. Mimicking those test situations will make you more efficient and capable.
Become Familiar With The Types Of Terms On The Test
A good practice permit test will familiarize you with the types of questions on the real permit test. Even the most knowledgeable applicants can be thrown off by a term or question that they are not used to. Because every second and point counts, you’ll want to take practice tests to ensure you know a range of various terms and questions.
Helps You Find Your Weak Spots
Your state’s driver handbook is a strong primary source for studying. Almost every website will suggest reading your driver handbook as your main way of studying for the exam. Your state's manual is really helpful, but they can't help you do everything. Practice permit tests will help you figure out what areas you may need to review more thoroughly. For example, maybe you’re really bad with retaining numbers or maybe you have trouble with road signs. A test will help you discover what types of questions you have difficulty answering. Once you’ve figured out your weak spots, you can spend more time practicing and studying to improve and stregthen those areas.
See If You're Ready For The Real Test
Even if you’ve identified your weak spots, this doesn’t necessarily mean that your strengths aren’t powerful enough to do well on the actual test. If you’re trying to figure out when you should schedule your actual permit test, a 100% on a practice permit test (or two or three) will be a strong indication of whether you are ready to take the test.
Reduce Your Anxiety
Test jitters are awful! Nobody likes to be nervous for an important test. Sometimes, completing a few practice tests can give you the reassurance that everything will be okay, help you trust that you have studied well and reinforce that you are are prepared for the permit test.
Know of another reason it’s a good idea to take a permit test? Write about it in the comments section please.
by Abby on May 26, 2015