North Carolina DMV Driving Test

Pass the North Carolina Permit Test the first time with our FREE North Carolina Practice Tests. Study real driving permit test questions from the DMV handbook!.

1. Select the statement below that is false:
2. Before driving into an intersection after a stop, you should look:
3. If there are double solid yellow lines in the center of the roadway, you:
4. Which shape signifies that a driver must yield to other vehicles and pedestrians before entering traffic?
5. A lighted red arrow means
6. When the driver behind you wants to pass, you should:
7. Provided your license is not expired, cancelled, or suspended, what must you do to get a duplicate?
8. If a vehicle using high beams comes toward you, you should look towards ____ of the road.
9. When making a left turn at a controlled intersection, a motorist must yield to
10. When you want to pass a large truck in the center of 3 lanes, it is best to pass:
11. Which color line separates travel lanes for vehicles moving in the same direction?
12. Window tinting is permissible if the allowable light transmittance is no less than this percent:
13. Orange colored signs and flags mean that you must be alert for:
14. To turn left from a one-way street onto a one-way street, use:
15. This sign is
16. When you are driving in the left of two traffic lanes, and many cars are passing on your right, you should:
17. Driving under the influence of any drug that makes you drive unsafely is permitted:
18. To pass a moped while driving, you must stay at least
19. To avoid panic stops, you must make sure you are
20. If your car has air bags, you should use your seatbelt:
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About Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in North Carolina, you must have an endorsement on your current driver's license or a motorcycle learner's permit. Licenses are issued by the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You can apply for a learner's permit at age 16. You can apply for a motorcycle endorsement if you currently have a full provisional, regular, or commercial driver's license. A motorcycle permit or endorsement allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle learner's permit, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, the motorcycle knowledge exam, and the traffic signs test. Minors will also need to successfully complete a motorcycle safety course. To receive a motorcycle endorsement on your license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, the knowledge exam, the traffic signs test, and the motorcycle rider skills test.

Tests are scheduled through the DMV. The motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions on traffic laws and safe driving practices. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The traffic signs test examines your ability to identify signs by shape, color, and meaning. You must score at least 80 percent to pass. The motorcycle rider skills test assesses your ability to handle normal and hazardous traffic situations. If you fail a test, you may have to wait between one and five days to retest.