You must obtain a Vermont driver's license or learner's permit if you live in Vermont and plan to drive. You are required to pass a vision, knowledge, and driving test in order to get a driver's license. The DMV knowledge test consists of 20 multiple-choice questions based on the Vermont Driver's Manual's content. The VT DMV written test is meant to assess your understanding of road rules, road signs and signals, traffic laws and safe driving practices. To pass the test, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions. You must wait at least one day after failing the VT DMV test to retake it. Prepare for the official Vermont DMV written test by practicing our Vermont permit test and studying the driver's manual.