Sample Tests

Below is a sample of the kinds of questions that are asked on a written examination for an driver's license. This sample test does not replace the test you must take to qualify for a Connecticut driver's license. The sample test is designed to give you an opportunity to test your knowledge before taking the actual exam.

All buttons are pre-set to start you at the top of each selection to review possible answers, but you must mark the correct answer in each category. When you are completed, please submit your answers.

Question 1) You should stop for a stopped school bus:

a) Even when the red lights are not flashing.
b) In school zones.
c) When its red lights are flashing.
d) On school days.

Question 2) On a road with two or more lanes traveling in the same direction, the driver should:

a) Drive in any lane.
b) Drive in the left lane.
c) Stay in the right lane except to pass.
d) None of the above.

Question 3) If you are being tailgated, the best thing to do is:

a) Move to the right lane and let vehicle pass, if possible.
b) Speed up.
c) Maintain your speed.
d) Brake quickly.

Question 4) The traffic signal turns green signaling you to proceed; you should:

a) Look left and right before proceeding.
b) Tap horn lightly to let others know you are moving forward.
c) Accelerate immediately so you do not hold up traffic behind you.
d) None of the above.

Question 5) A driver under 18 yrs. of age arrested for DUI who refuses to submit to a blood alcohol content test will have their license suspended for:

a) Three months.
b) Six months.
c) Four months.
d) Eighteen months.

Question 6) A solid yellow line on your side means:

a) You may pass with caution.
b) You may pass on the right.
c) Reduce speed.
d) You may not pass.

Question 7) This intersection has a stop sign, a stop line, and a crosswalk. Where should you stop your vehicle?

a) At the corner.
b) At the crosswalk.
c) At the stop sign.
d) At the stop line.

Question 8) You are approaching a school bus which has stopped on the other side of a divided highway. You should:

a) Stop and wait for it to load or unload children.
b) Stop, check for children, then proceed.
c) Stop and wait until the flashing red lights go off.
d) Watch for children and be ready to stop.

Question 9) In bad weather, you should make your car easier for others to see by:

a) Turning on your headlights.
b) Turning on your emergency flashers.
c) Turning on your parking lights.
d) Flash your high beams.

Question 10) Your vehicle has a mechanical problem. You should:

a) Signal and pull into the slow lane.
b) Stop in your lane and put on your hazard lights.
c) Stop in your lane, get out, and direct traffic around your car
d) Put on your hazard lights and pull off the road.

Question 11) If you drive too fast on a wet road, there is a danger that:

a) Your own spray will obscure your vision.
b) Your vehicle may pull to the right.
c) Other vehicles may not be able to see you.
d) Your vehicle may hydroplane.

Question 12) The following statements regarding the use
of seatbelts are true, with the EXCEPTION of:

a) They are not necessary if your vehicle has an air bag.
b) They keep you from being thrown from the vehicle in the event of an accident.
c) They prevent a human collision by holding you in place.
d) They prevent head injuries, helping you remain conscious and in control of the vehicle.

Question 13) The first thing that a drink of alcohol affects is:

a) Vision.
b) Judgment.
c) Balance.
d) Speech.

Question 14) To pass a truck you must:

a) Make sure you have room to complete the pass without excessive speed.
b) Pass on a down grade.
c) Go as fast as possible to race with the truck.
d) Honk your horn at the driver.

Question 15) You must pull over to the right and stop for an emergency vehicle
with lights and siren on:

a) If it is behind you.
b) If it is coming towards you.
c) If it is approaching from a side street.
d) All of the above.

Question 16) You may not park within how many feet of a stop sign?

a) 10 feet.
b) 25 feet.
c) 15 feet.
d) 20 feet.

For more information, please see CT Driver's Manual.

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