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District Of Columbia Permit Practice Test

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D.C. Permit Practice Test

Ready to earn your Washington, D.C. driving privileges? Then this free D.C. permit practice test is ready to take you across the finish line! Before earning your full driver’s license in D.C., you’ll first need to pass a written knowledge test proving you’ve got the chops to safely hit the roads. There’s simply no better way to make sure you know your stuff than to quiz yourself using state-specific practice test questions designed specifically for Washington, D.C. drivers.

This 25-question free D.C. practice permit test mimics the format and information of the actual permit exam. You’ll get the most up-to-date information pulled directly from the D.C. driver’s manual, with references to where you can find the information for further study. Pass your practice test with a score of 80% or higher. If you miss any questions, you’ll be able to see them at the end of your quiz so that you know exactly where to go back and focus your study for the next go-round. The best part is that you can take this free D.C. permit practice test as many times as you want, with rotating questions to ensure you’re getting a well-rounded study experience and will be prepared for anything the D.C. DMV throws at you.

D.C. Permit Practice Test FAQs:

What should I expect on the Washington, D.C. permit test?

The D.C. permit exam features questions on D.C. vehicle laws and safety requirements for sharing the road with other vehicles. You’ll have 60 minutes to complete your test. If you fail, you’ll need to wait at least 3 days before you can test again, and you can test up to 6 times within a 1-year period before you’d need to wait a full year before retesting.

Is this free D.C. practice test accurate?

Yes, this free Washington, D.C. permit practice test includes the most accurate and up-to-date information taken directly from the most recent D.C. DMV driver handbook.

How do I earn my D.C. driver’s license?

To earn your D.C. driver’s license, you must be at least 16 years old and must first apply for a learner’s permit by passing a written knowledge exam. Then, once you practice driving with your permit, you must pass a practice road skills exam in a live traffic environment.

District of Columbia DMV Sample Test Questions

A steady green arrow signal indicates that you should do what?
  • Proceed quickly in the direction of the arrow.
  • Proceed cautiously in the direction of the arrow. Yield to all pedestrians and vehicles already in the intersection.
  • Stop and wait until the signal changes.
  • None of the listed answers.
At a flashing red traffic signal, you must:
  • Slow down and yield to cross traffic.
  • Make a full stop.
  • Blow your horn to alert other cars to your presence as you go through the intersection.
  • Make a rolling stop and look out for emergency vehicles.
During the learner permit stage of the GRAD, how many points must be assessed against you to trigger a 90 days suspension of your permit?
  • 6 points.
  • 4 points.
  • 2 points.
  • 8 points.
For which of the following may a person wear earphones for while driving?
  • Compact disc player.
  • Cassette tape player.
  • A cellular telephone.
  • None of the listed answers.
How much of a fee, in dollars, must you pay for your road skills test?
  • 2
  • 4
  • 10
  • 6
  • 8