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Pennsylvania Permit Practice Test 5

Your Permit Test is coming up, and we're here to help you pass! Study by taking our QUICK and FREE PA Permit Practice Test. Just answer 25 multiple choice questions, and receive detailed answers directly from the manual.
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PA Permit Practice Test Description

If you are looking to drive for the first time, you will need a Pennsylvania driving permit, which requires you to pass a couple of tests to obtain. Prepare for these tests by taking our PA permit practice test.

How to Increase Your Chances of Passing the PennDOT Permit Test

While it would be wonderful if you could simply enter the DOT and receive your Pennsylvania teen permit, there's more to it than that. It's important to pass a number of driving exams, as they allow the DOT to decide whether or not you're ready to drive. Thankfully, you will find that these tests are neither too difficult nor too frustrating to pass, as long as you utilize the correct study and practice methods to increase your chances of passing the tests on your first try. You will need to take a written exam and a driving exam before receiving your Pennsylvania driving permit. The written exam contains both a driving rules and road signs portion. Our PA permit practice test allows you to prepare for the section of the PennDOT permit test that focuses on driving rules.

When taking this practice test, you will notice that each question is in the form of multiple-choice like the actual test. While the questions are formulated to resemble those found on the PennDOT permit test, they both contain different sets of questions, due in large part to the fact that they are randomized. You won't be able to study the exact questions and must rely on memorizing what you have studied beforehand. You can find all of this information within the Pennsylvania Drivers Manual. An example of the driving rules you might see include what speed you should drive at within a school zone and what to do when merging with traffic.

The practice quiz contains 20 different questions, of which you will be tasked with answering 16 or more correctly in order to pass, equating to 80 percent. Even if you fail the first time, you can take this practice test as many times as you see fit. It's recommended that you take the quiz at least a few times. As you will also be tested on road and traffic signs, you should take our road signs and signals practice test as well.

Pennsylvania PENNDOT Sample Test Questions

A driver will receive written notice to take a written special point examination when how many points are accumulated?
  • 6 points.
  • 2 points.
  • 3 points.
  • 4 points.
  • 5 points.
A safe following distance is at least:
  • 4 seconds.
  • 2 seconds.
  • 3 seconds.
  • 1 second.
  • None of the listed answers are correct.
After an emergency vehicle passes you, keep at least:
  • 500 feet away from it.
  • 100 feet away from it.
  • 200 feet away from it.
  • 300 feet away from it.
  • 400 feet away from it.
Areas where workers are doing construction, maintenance, or utility work are called:
  • Work zones.
  • Maintenance zones.
  • Hazard zones.
  • Utility zones.
As a safety precaution, when you're preparing to drive you should always:
  • All of the listed answers are correct.
  • Adjust the driver's seat.
  • Fasten the seat belt.
  • Adjust the ventilation.
  • Both adjust the head restraints and fasten the seat belt.