Kansas Permit Practice Test No. 1 – 25 Questions and Answers

Kansas Permit Practice Test - 1

# 1: Sharrows indicate:

Sharrows are road markers on the pavement that provide a recommendation of where in a lane a bicyclist should ride to flow easiest with other traffic. Designated by a bicycle with two chevron (arrows) pointing above it, you will find sharrows on roads with higher volumes of traffic. Sharrows also remind motorists that bicyclists are allowed to lawfully use this portion of a lane.

# 2: At a four-way stop, a driver should yield the right-of-way to:

At four-way stops, the first vehicle to stop should move forward first. If two vehicles reach the intersection at the same time, the driver on the left yields to the driver on the right.

# 3: A curb painted red indicates:

A red curb indicates fire zone restrictions.

# 4: Lines separating traffic moving in opposite directions are:

Lines separating traffic moving in opposite directions are yellow. Dashed yellow lines between opposing lanes of traffic mean that you may pass if a safe gap in traffic is available.

# 5: When required to stop because of a sign or signal, you must stop:

When required to stop because of a sign or signal, you must stop behind the stop line, crosswalk, or behind the stop sign or signal.

# 6: A fluorescent or reflective orange and red triangle means the vehicle is:

Placard
A fluorescent or reflective orange and red triangle displayed on the rear of vehicles drawn by animals, farm equipment or construction equipment means the vehicle is traveling less than 25 mph. Use caution when approaching a slow-moving vehicle and be sure it is safe before you pass.

# 7: If you are having vehicle trouble and must stop, you should always:

If you are having vehicle trouble and have to stop get your vehicle off the road and away from traffic, if possible. Make sure that other roadway users can see your disabled vehicle. All too often crashes occur because a driver did not see a disabled vehicle until it was too late to stop.

# 8: Unless otherwise posted, what is the speed limit in a urban district?

Speed limit is 30 mph in any urban district.

# 9: What should you do when overtaking a motorcycle?

Do not pass a motorcycle/scooter/moped in the same lane. The motorcycle/scooter/moped needs space to react to other traffic.

# 10: When driving at night you should use your high beam headlights:

Use your high beams whenever there are no oncoming vehicles. High beams let you see twice as far as low beams. Use your low beams when following another vehicle, in heavy traffic, in fog, or when it is snowing or raining hard.

# 11: What is a safety zone?

A safety zone is a space set aside for pedestrians boarding, entering and waiting for trolleys and light rail vehicles. Do not drive through or park on tracks or in a safety zone for any reason. You may pass the zone as soon as it is safe to do so and at no faster than 10 mph.

# 12: When you park on a hill headed uphill and there is a curb, you should turn your front wheels:

Headed uphill, turn your front wheels away from the curb (toward the travel lane) and let your vehicle roll back a few inches.

To park safely, first give the proper signal, and then guide your vehicle within six inches of the curb in the parallel position. Next, cut your wheels sharply to the left and allow your vehicle to roll back slowly until the right front wheel is set against the curb.

Study the diagram provided in your driver's manual.

# 13: If a truck or bus needs to make a right turn and you are also turning right:

To avoid a crash, do not turn until the truck or bus has completed its turn.

# 14: This blue sign with an emergency telephone number is posted:

ENS sign
The Blue Emergency Notification System (ENS) sign is at every highway-rail grade crossing, and provides the public with a 24/7/365 telephone number to call to report problems or emergencies at these railroad locations. ENS signs may be located either on the black and white cross buck or near the actual crossing.

# 15: Being tired while driving increases the risk of:

Fatigue causes errors related to speed and distance, increases your risk of being in a crash and causes you to take more time to make decisions, which can make you more irritable and make you get upset more easily. When you are fatigued, you could fall asleep behind the wheel and crash, injuring or killing yourself or others.

# 16: The law requires that a child must ride in an appropriate child safety seat or booster seat:

All children under age eight must ride in an appropriate child safety restraint, unless the child is four feet and nine inches or taller.
  • Infants from birth to at least age one, and until they are at least 20 pounds should ride in the back seat in a properly installed, rear-facing infant seat.
  • Toddlers over one year old and at least 20 pounds should ride in the back seat in a properly installed, forward-facing child safety seat.
  • Children between the ages of 4 and 8, who are no more than 4 feet 9 inches tall, should ride in the back seat in a properly installed, booster seat.
  • When children outgrow their booster seats, usually at age 8 or when they are 4 feet 9 inches tall, they can use the adult safety belt in the back seat.

# 17: Which traffic light has the same meaning as a stop sign?

A flashing red signal light means stop.

You must come to a complete stop. Look both ways, yield to traffic and pedestrians and proceed when it is safe to do so.

The signal does not change color, it stays red.

# 18: If a tire blows out or suddenly goes flat, you should grip the steering wheel firmly and:

Remember, do not overreact. The instinct may be to brake hard or immediately steer off the road. The steering wheel should be held tightly and you should keep the vehicle going straight. Once the vehicle is under control, move slowly and safely off the road.

# 19: When driving in rain, you should remember:

Roadways are more slippery when it first starts to rain, snow or sleet as the water will mix with dirt, oil and other substances on the roadway. Since heat causes the oil in the asphalt roadway to come to the top of the surface a sudden rain on a hot day can make the roadway pavement very slippery for the first few minutes. The surface is more slippery before the oil is washed off.

# 20: When you cannot see any farther than 100 feet ahead you cannot safely drive faster than:

When you cannot see any farther than 100 feet ahead due to rain, snow, blowing dust, smoke or thick fog, you cannot safely drive faster than 30 mph.

# 21: The alcohol concentration in your blood will be reduced only by:

There is no way to get all the alcohol or other drugs out of the circulatory system in order to become sober quickly. Coffee, fresh air, cold showers or eating will not help to remove the alcohol or other drug combination from the circulatory system. Time is the only medically-proven method to remove alcohol or other drug combinations from the circulatory system.

# 22: A horn should only be used:

A horn should only be used in emergency situations. There are several occasions when you should not use your horn. They include:
  • Telling other drivers of an error
  • Greeting a friend
  • When near blind pedestrians

# 23: Regulatory signs are:

Regulatory signs are usually white and must be obeyed. The speed limit sign is an example of a regulatory road sign.

# 24: When a school bus stops and activates flashing red lights, only traffic following the bus must stop when the bus is:

You are not required to stop if the bus is traveling towards you and the roadway is separated by a median or other physical barrier.

# 25: If you injure a deer on the road, you should:

Report the crash to the police if it involves a large animal such as a deer or farm animal. If the animal is a domestic pet and homes are nearby try to notify the pet's owner, if possible.

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Kansas Practice for the DMV Knowledge Test

This practice test has 25 questions, just like the real Kansas written exam. You need 20 correct answers to pass.

Is it the Same Questions?

Should you expect these questions on the official exam?

Well, while some of them may show up on your written test, you must understand that Kansas DMV gives you a computerized test with 25 random questions. Questions are drawn from a larger pool of questions, which means that basically every test is different.

If you fail your exam the first time, don’t go back and expect the same questions again. That won’t happen.

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