#1. If you see a flooded roadway, you should:
Do not drive through flooded areas. If you see a flooded roadway ahead, turn around and find another route to get to your destination. Remember, even if the water appears shallow enough to cross, do not attempt to cross a flooded road. Water can hide dips, or worse, floodwaters can damage roadways by washing away the underlying road surface.
#2. On cold, wet days, which of the following roadways is most likely to hide spots of ice?
Shady spots can be ice-covered on cold, wet days because shade-covered areas often freeze first and dry out last on the roadway.
#3. What does this sign mean?
This sign is used at locations along a roadway where a flagger may be stationed to control traffic.
#4. If a collision with a wild animal is inevitable, you should:
The safest alternative may be hitting the animal. Do not swerve into oncoming traffic or off the roadway to avoid hitting the animal, your risk of personal injury may be greater if you do. Concentrate on regaining control of the vehicle before, during, and after the collision with the animal.
#5. On a two-direction roadway, passing is permitted:
Passing with caution is permitted next to a dashed line. When the line is solid passing is prohibited.
#6. If you see a pedestrian with a white cane at a crosswalk, you must:
Drivers must always come to a complete stop when approaching a blind person who is crossing a street or highway, when such person is carrying a white cane or is being guided by a dog, regardless of any traffic control signs or signals which may be in operation.
#7. How is your braking distance affected when you double your speed from 20 mph to 40 mph?
The faster you drive the greater the impact or striking power of your vehicle. When you double your speed from 20 to 40 mph the impact is 4 times greater. The braking distance is also 4 times longer.
#8. What does this sign mean?
Hospital is a word message sign or an H symbol sign. Remember, blue and white signs direct you to services, such as rest areas, gas stations, campgrounds, or hospitals.
#9. What does this road sign mean?
Traffic signal ahead. Slow down and be prepared to stop, if necessary.
#10. A road sign with a round shape means:
A round yellow warning sign with an X symbol and black RR letters is placed along the road prior to a highway-railroad grade crossing.
#11. A golden rule of driving is:
The golden rule of driving is to treat others the way you would want to be treated. You should obey traffic laws, drive responsibly, and avoid taking unnecessary risks. If you remember to be courteous, you can help avoid crashes and keep traffic moving in an orderly fashion.
#12. A blue curb indicates:
A blue curb indicates a handicap restriction.
#13. A center lane marked on both sides by a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line is used for:
Shared center lanes are reserved for making left turns from or into the roadway or when preparing for or making a U-turn where permitted by law. You cannot use the lane for passing maneuver or as a regular traveling lane.
#14. What does this warning sign mean?
Divided highway ends. The divided highway on which you are traveling ends ahead. You will then be on an undivided roadway with two-way traffic. Keep to the right.
#15. When two vehicles from different directions arrive at the same time at a four-way stop, which one should be given the right-of-way?
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.
#16. Which is the main cause of car skids?
In the vast majority of cases, skids were caused by drivers traveling too fast for conditions. The best policy is to keep a skid from happening. Slow down to a speed at which you can control the car.
#17. A blind spot is the area of the road:
Blind spots are areas which your mirrors do not cover. Look over your shoulder to check the blind spot. Stay out of another driver’s blind spot.
#18. A penny test is an easy way of checking:
One easy way to check for tire wear is by using the penny test. Take a penny and hold Abraham Lincoln’s body between your thumb and forefinger, select a point on your tire where the tread appears to be lowest and place Lincoln’s head into one of the grooves. If any part of Lincoln’s head is covered by the tread, you are driving with the safe amount of tread. If your tread gets below that, your car’s ability to grip the road in adverse conditions is greatly reduced.
#19. If you are involved in a collision you must always:
If you are involved in an accident, stop the car at once.
#20. If you run off the pavement, you should:
If you run off the road, do not panic. Take your foot off the accelerator. Brake carefully or not at all. Grip the steering wheel tightly. Do not try to get back on the roadway until you have the vehicle completely under control. Wait until no oncoming car in immediate vicinity. Turn back on pavement sharply at slow speed.
#21. When an emergency vehicle using flashing lights approaches from behind, you must:
When police cars, fire engines, ambulances, or other emergency vehicles approach using sirens, emergency lights, or other warning devices, you must yield the right-of-way. You must immediately drive to the right side of the road and stop until the emergency vehicle has passed. You must stop clear of any intersection.
#22. If your vehicle breaks down on a highway, you should:
Stop where other roadway users have a clear view of your vehicle. Do not stop just over a hill or just around a curve where visibility is limited.
Warn others, but never stand or remain on the roadway and do not try to change a tire in traffic lanes.
#23. A flashing yellow signal means:
Yellow flashing light means slow down and be extra careful of intersecting traffic, whether you have right of way or not. Proceed with caution.
#24. These pavement markings indicate:
Bike Lanes are road markers on the pavement that provide a designated part of the roadway for bicycle traffic to use. This does not preclude the bicyclist from exiting such a lane to proceed straight through an intersection and avoid a collision, as well as to make a left-hand turn. Bike lanes can be designated using solid white lines, and are commonly found towards the right side of the roadway.
#25. When driving inside a roundabout, you should:
Do not change lanes or pass any vehicles inside a traffic circle.
Practice Questions for the Kansas Written Test
This is the 2nd practice test for your Kansas instruction permit or full unrestricted license. Just like the other tests, it has 25 questions and answers that help you study for the real knowledge exam.
Remember to get the driving handbook and read all of it before you attempt the real test.
If you fail your exam 4 times, you must wait six months before you can try again.
Read more about the Kansas knowledge test and different kinds of permit and driver licenses: DMV Questions for a Kansas Instruction Permit