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Below we present to you the driving test questions in the state of Colorado, these questions you will face in the real test of driving in Colorado.

A collection of 70 Colorado driving test questions.

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Note: The correct answers are in bold.

Colorado DMV Permit Test Questions and Answers

1. If your car breaks down on a highway, you should:
Sit in your car and wait for help.
Use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers.
Sound your horn at passing motorists.
Flash your headlights at oncoming traffic.

2. This is a ____ sign.

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Wrong way
Do not enter

3. When turning or changing lanes, you must:
Always signal your intentions, even when no visible traffic is present.
Signal only if there is visible traffic.
Signal only when driving at night.
Signal only when driving in heavy traffic at night.

4. You need to use extra caution when driving near a pedestrian using a white cane because:
He or she is deaf.
He or she is a police officer.
He or she is blind.
He or she has poor balance.

5. A red flashing traffic light has the same meaning as a:
Solid red light.
Stop sign.
Yield sign.
Caution sign.

6. This sign means:

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You must drive slowly and sound your horn.
You are entering a school's parking lot.
A school zone is ahead.

7. When you need to change lanes, it is important to:
Check your blind spot.
Make sure the lane is clear before entering.
All of the above.

8. What may help drivers conserve gasoline?
Sitting in their driveways with their cars running.
Accelerating quickly.
Slowing down gradually.
Braking abruptly.

9. Motor vehicles are required to have:
A license plate only on the front.
A license plate only on the back.
License plates on both the front and back of the vehicle.
License plates, but only if the driver chooses to have them.

10. This road sign means:

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One-way road.
No right turn.
Sharp right turn in the road ahead.

11. When exiting a highway, you should slow down:
On the main road, just before the exit lane.
Once you see a toll booth.
Once you have moved into the exit lane.
When you first see the exit sign.

12. This sign is used to prevent:

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Entrance to road construction areas.
Entrance to dead-end streets.
Entrances from the wrong direction on one-way streets and expressway ramps.

13. When turning left, drivers must yield the right-of-way to:
Other drivers who are already in the intersection.
Pedestrians who are already in the intersection.
All of the above.

14. Before turning, you should:
Use your signal.
Turn the wheel.
Increase your speed.
Change lanes.

15. Lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions are divided by ____ lines.

16. What should you do if your vehicle’s right wheels leave the pavement?
Immediately pull all the way off of the road and get back on when it is safe.
Accelerate and steer back on the road quickly.
Take your foot off the accelerator, slow down, then ease back onto the road when it is safe to do so.

17. While driving on a two-lane road without bicycle lanes, you encounter a bicyclist traveling in the same direction. What is the safest way to pass the bicyclist?
Slow down and wait until there is no traffic approaching, then pass the bicyclist while leaving him or her sufficient space.
Continue driving straight. It is the bicyclist’s responsibility to get out of your way.
Do not pass the bicyclist until you come to a traffic signal or stop sign.
Honk at the bicyclist to let him or her know you are about to pass.

18. A double solid yellow line down the center of a two-lane road indicates:
Lanes are moving in opposite directions and drivers are not permitted to pass.
Lanes are moving in opposite directions and drivers are permitted to pass when it is safe to do so.
Lanes are moving in the same direction and drivers are not permitted to pass.
Lanes are moving in the same direction and drivers are permitted to pass when it is safe to do so.

19. As a pedestrian, you should:
Always insist on the right-of-way over a vehicle when using a crosswalk.
Never enter a street or crosswalk when vehicles are approaching.
Enter a crosswalk at any time because it is the vehicle driver’s responsibility to stop.
Use crosswalks only if they are convenient.

20. This sign shows one type of:
Right turn.
Lane change.
Road curve.

21. You are coming to a railroad crossing where the crossing signals are flashing. You should:
Stop and look for a train.
Slow down and look for a train.
Look for a train, then speed up.
Do what the vehicle ahead of you does.

22. A driver entering public traffic from a driveway or private road:
Has the right-of-way.
Should yield to drivers already on the public road.
May force their way into traffic.
Can assume that other drivers will change lanes to make room.

23. When you see other drivers around you acting or reacting in anger:
Don't react with hand gestures.
Distance yourself from the situation.
All of these.

24. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit is ____ on narrow, winding mountain highways.
70 mph
40 mph
20 mph

25. A driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) between ____ is presumed to be Driving While Ability is Impaired (DWAI) and is subject to legal repercussions.
0.03 and 0.05 percent
0.05 and 0.07 percent
0.07 and 0.09 percent
0.09 and 0.1 percent

26. You should be cautious when passing a bicycle because:
The bicycle always has the right-of-way.
Oncoming traffic may not see you pull out to pass the bicycle.
The cyclist may have to swerve into traffic to avoid an object on the road.

27. If you are stopped by a police officer, you should:
Unbuckle your seat belt and lower your window.
Get your paperwork ready before the officer reaches your car.
Stay in your vehicle with your hands on the steering wheel and wait for the officer to approach you.
Get out of your car and walk toward the patrol car.

28. Drinking coffee after drinking alcohol:
Decreases blood alcohol concentration.
Cancels the effect of the alcohol.
Has no effect on blood alcohol concentration.
Increases blood alcohol concentration.

29. Who is required by law to use a fastened safety belt in a moving vehicle?
The driver
Passengers in the front seat
All of the above

30. You may not park:
On a hill.
In a parking lot.
On a crosswalk or in a marked bicycle lane.
Within 12 inches of the right side of the road.

31. When entering a highway from an entrance ramp, you should generally:
Enter above the speed of traffic to get ahead.
Enter slowly to avoid other vehicles.
Stop first, then slowly enter traffic.

31. When approaching a flashing yellow light, drivers should:
Increase their speed.
Come to a complete stop.
Slow down and proceed with caution.

32. If two drivers arrive at the same time to a four-way intersection controlled by stop signs:
The driver on the right has the right-of-way.
The driver on the left has the right-of-way.
One driver may continue driving without stopping.
One driver should honk to indicate that they are giving up the right-of-way.

33. If your wheels drop off the pavement and onto the shoulder of the road, you should:
Brake hard and turn sharply back onto the pavement.
Stop your car on the edge of the road.
Slow down and very carefully turn back onto the pavement.
Maintain your speed and turn sharply back onto the pavement.

34. When preparing to turn left, drivers should:
Slow down gradually while checking their rearview mirror.
Move into the left lane.
All of the above.

35. When driving under icy or snowy conditions, which driving technique will help drivers avoid crashes?
Add extra weight to their vehicles to improve traction.
Reduce their speed and increase their following distance.
Get off the highways as quickly as possible.

36. You are stopped in a line of vehicles waiting at a stop sign. If there is no cross traffic after the vehicles ahead have passed through the intersection, you:
May proceed through the intersection without stopping again.
Must stop again at the stop sign or stop line before proceeding.
May slowly roll past the stop sign.
May follow the vehicle directly ahead of you without stopping.

37. An "End school zone" sign indicates:
The end of a reduced speed zone.
That the speed limit is 20 mph.
The beginning of a reduced speed zone.

38. A work zone:
May be moving or stationary.
Is marked with black and white signs.
Does not require a driver to slow down and pay extra attention.
All of the above.

39. This road sign means:

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Parking spaces are reserved for people with disabled parking permits.
A circular intersection is ahead.
Traffic in the lane must turn in the direction of the arrow.
Lanes are reserved for buses and vehicles with a driver and one or more passengers.

40. This sign means:

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One-way traffic.
Divided highway ahead.
Two-way traffic.
Keep left.

41. This sign means:

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No right turn.
You must turn right.
Watch for traffic on your right.
Don’t park on the right side of the street.

42. You must yield to other drivers:
When entering a street from a garage or alley.
When they are on a road to your left and you have reached an unmarked intersection at the same time.
When your traffic signal is a green arrow.
All of the above.

43. When the road is marked with a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line, with the broken line next to your lane, you may pass:
Only in an emergency.
If you are on an expressway.
If traffic is clear.
Only at an intersection.

44. This road sign means:

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Do not enter.
No parking.
No U-turn.
No left turn.

45. The effect that alcohol has on your reflexes and judgment:
Is less pronounced when consuming beer instead of wine.
Is less pronounced when consuming wine instead of beer.
Depends on the amount of alcohol in your bloodstream.

46. This sign means:

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Pedestrians walking along the road ahead.
Pedestrian crossing ahead.
Pedestrians must not cross here.
Be alert for construction workers on the road.

47. You are approaching a railroad crossing and you do not see or hear a train. You must stop:
If a stop sign is posted.
If a crossing gate is lowered.
All of the above.

48. You may drink alcoholic beverages in a vehicle on a public highway:
If you are riding in the back seat.
Under no circumstances.
If you are riding in the back of a pick-up truck.

49. To prevent hydroplaning, you should:
Ensure that your tires have good tread depth.
Ensure that your tires are properly inflated.
All of the above.

50. If you stop along the road at night:
Turn off all your lights.
Use your parking lights only.
Turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beams turned on.

51. Which statement about speed is true?
Driving too slowly on certain highways can be dangerous.
Speeding can kill.
Both of them.

52. You are turning onto a two-lane road divided by a broken yellow line. You know immediately that:
You are on a two-way road.
You are on a one-way road.
The road is under repair.
You must stay to the left of the broken yellow lines.

53. Is it legal cross a double solid yellow centerline to pass?
If there is no oncoming traffic.
If the vehicle ahead of you is driving under the speed limit.

54. Before turning left, it is important to:
Sound your horn.
Yield to oncoming vehicles.
Swing to the right side of your lane.
Wait until oncoming traffic has a red light.

55. This sign means:

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Don't drink if you are going to drive.
Slippery when wet.
Road curves ahead.
You are approaching a hill.

56. In which of the following ways can alcoholic beverages affect you?
It slows your reaction time.
It gives you a feeling of false confidence.
All of the above.

57. Which of the following is a safe way to drive through a curve?
Slow down as you enter, speed up as you exit.
Maintain a constant speed throughout the curve.
Speed up as you enter, slow down as you exit.
Stay near the right edge of your lane.

58. If a driver accumulates ____ points in a 12-month period, their license will be suspended.

59. Anything that requires you to ____ could cause you to crash.
Take your eyes off the road
Take your attention away from the task of driving
All of the above

60. This sign means:

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No U-turn.
Do not enter.

61. This sign means:

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No U-turn.
No turning.
No left turn.
No right turn.

62. When approaching working service or maintenance vehicles:
Treat them the same as you would any other motor vehicle.
Assume they will allow you to have the right-of-way.
Yield the right-of-way and exercise caution.
Come to a complete stop until they are out of your line of sight.

63. Parking illegally in a parking spot designated for disabled drivers will result in:
No negative consequences.
Fines and possible jail time.
Fines, possible jail time, loss of driving privileges, and/or the driver's car being impounded.

64. When approaching a curve in the road, drivers should:
Immediately accelerate.
Continue slowing down until they are driving straight again.
Slow down before reaching the curve and accelerate once passing the middle of the curve.
Slow down only if the road conditions are less than ideal.

65. This sign means:

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No left turn.
Flagger ahead.
Two-way left turn.
Turn right or go through.

66. An approaching driver fails to dim their high beam headlights. Where should you look?
At the wheels of the approaching vehicle.
Toward the right side of the road.
Toward the left side of the road.
Straight down the middle of the road.

67. Head restraints should be:
Adjusted to contact the back of the head.
Removed from the seats, if possible.
Adjusted to sit above the head.
Anywhere, as they have no effect on the driver or passengers.

68. This sign means:

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Trucks under 18,000 lbs. allowed.
Hill ahead.
Truck stop ahead.
No trucks allowed.

69. You may park or stop along the shoulder of the freeway:
As long as you turn on your four-way (emergency) flashers.
If no part of your vehicle is on the road.
Only if you have an emergency.

70. License plates are required to be:
Fastened in a way to prevent swinging.
Clean and visible at all times.
All of the above.

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