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A driver's license or a driving permit is a must if you operate a motor vehicle on public roads in Kentucky. The KY DMV written test is meant to assess your understanding of the rules of the road, road signs, traffic laws, and safe driving practices. It is based on information from the official Kentucky Driver's Manual. There are 40 multiple-choice questions on the Kentucky written test, and you must get at least 32 accurate answers to pass (80%). Practice with our Kentucky permit test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Kentucky driver's license test.

List of questions
1.
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2.
Before pulling out from a parking space which is parallel to the curb, you should? Select all that apply.
3.
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7.
In Kentucky, unless otherwise stated, what is the maximum speed limit when driving on open highways?
8.
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9.
Which of the following colors is used for guide signs? Select all that apply.
10.
When should you signal if you want to turn right?
11.
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12.
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13.
When stopping on snow or ice, drivers who are operating vehicles equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) should: _____________________.
14.
You are merging onto an interstate highway. You should: _______________________.
15.
If the driver of an oncoming vehicle fails to dim their headlights:null
16.
At an intersection with a yield sign, you: __________________.
17.
If you want to enter the freeway but you don’t see a gap in traffic, you should: ____________________________.
18.
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19.
If you park facing uphill where there is no curb, set the parking brake and:null
20.
If you parallel park facing downward on a hill: ____________________.
21.
If you have an argument with another person and you are angry, you should:null
22.
When approaching an intersection with a flashing red light, you must: ______________________.
23.
You see pedestrians near the road. You should:null
24.
When a pedestrian guided by a dog or carrying a white cane is crossing the street: ________________________.
25.
Highway pavement will be particularly treacherous and most slippery:null
26.
A broken yellow line beside a solid yellow line indicates that:null
27.
When entering the interstate on a short entrance ramp where there is no acceleration lane, you should: _______________.
28.
When preparing to make a left turn from a two-way street, you should drive:null
29.
Before stopping your vehicle at a traffic signal or sign, you should: _________________________.
30.
If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should: ______________________________.
31.
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit on state highways is: ___________________________.
32.
If you are following a motorcycle, you should: ________________________.
33.
Under normal weather, road, and traffic conditions, maintain a minimum following distance of: ____________________.
34.
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a business or residential area is: __________________.
35.
How often is it recommended that you look at your speedometer?
36.
When leaving a parking space that is parallel to the side of the road, you should: ________________________________.
37.
When planning to back up your vehicle, you should: _________________________.
38.
Your chest should be ____ from the center of the steering column.
39.
Drivers entering interstate traffic from an acceleration ramp: __________________.
40.
Adjust the driver’s seat so you are able to see the pavement ____ in front of your vehicle.