Arkansas Driver License Practice Test – 25 Questions



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#1. Which car or cars are best positioned for a right turn on this one-way street?

A right turn should be from the right lane into the right lane of the roadway entered.


#2. Road signs with orange background are used:

Work zone signs are typically diamond shaped, orange with black letters or symbols. A work zone sign warns a driver that workers may be along side or on the roadway. These warnings include reduce speed, detours, slow moving construction equipment, and poor or suddenly changing road surfaces. In work areas, traffic may be controlled by a person with a sign or flag, known as a flagger.


#3. This sign means:

Construction/maintenance safety zone. Highway work zones are established according to the type of work underway along the roadway. Signs in work areas are typically diamond shaped, orange, displaying black letters or symbols, and serve as a warning that people are working on or near the highway.


#4. What is true about signaling?

Signal as early as you can. It gives other drivers time to react to your moves.


#5. When keeping a two-second following distance between you and the car ahead, you know that you always can stop within two seconds.

There is an easy way to tell if you are following too closely. It is call the two-second rule, and it works at any speed. There are situations where you need more space in front of your vehicle. In these situations, you may need a four second following distance to be safe.

Remember, the two-second rule does not mean that you are able to stop within two seconds.


#6. If you are involved in a crash with injuries, you are required to file a crash report. Reporting the crash to your insurance company fulfills your legal obligation.

You must report the accident to the Office of Driver Services division of the Department of Finance and Administration if there is an injury, a death, or property damage in excess of $1,000 to one person’s property.

Reporting a crash or incident to your insurance company does not fulfill your legal obligation.

You must file the report within 30 days of the accident.


#7. Unless otherwise posted, you can park and leave your car:

The distance you must keep from railroad crossing is more than 50 feet.

You must not park on a crosswalk or on a bridge. The distance you must keep from a traffic light is more than 30 feet.


#8. If a yellow center line is solid on your side of the road, it means:

The double yellow line in center of the roadway means passing is prohibited for vehicles traveling in either direction. A driver may cross a solid yellow line to turn into a driveway if there is no opposing traffic approaching the planned turn site.


#9. What does this sign mean?

This is a regulatory No Bicyclists sign. It means that no bicyclists are allowed on the road.

Remember that a red circle with a slash means no. The sign shows you what is not allowed.


#10. Roads are often most slippery just after a rain begins.

Pavements are often most slippery for the first few minutes during a rainfall.

When it starts to rain, water mixes with the dust and oil on the road to form a slick, greasy film. This is especially true on a hot day. The road is more slippery until the oil is washed off.


#11. When a child is about to run into the street in front of you, you should:

If there is danger, sound a sharp blast on your horn. Sound a sharp blast when:

  • A child or older person is about to walk, run, or ride into the street.
  • Another car is in danger of hitting you.
  • You lose control of your vehicle and you are moving into the lane of oncoming traffic or in the direction of pedestrians.

#12. Before you make a turn in front of a motorcycle with its turn signal flashing, you should:

Turn signals do not automatically shut off on a motorcycle and riders occasionally forget to cancel them after a turn is completed. Make sure you know what the rider is going to do BEFORE you move into the motorcycle’s path


#13. When a traffic signal is showing a steady green arrow, you:

A green arrow may be shown alone or with other indications. Drivers facing the signal may enter the intersection to make the movement shown by the arrow. When the green arrow is shown in a left-turn signal, it usually means that opposing traffic is stopped. This is known as a protected turn.

Remember, the green arrow does not mean that all other traffic is stopped by a red light.

You must allow opposing traffic already in the intersection to clear the intersection before proceeding.


#14. This warning sign means:

Two-way traffic ahead. Also used to indicate that you are on a two-way road.


#15. A driver with an intermediate license is normally not allowed to drive unsupervised between:

A driver with an intermediate driver’s license may not drive between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. am unless accompanied by a licensed driver 21 years of age or older, driving to or from a school activity, church activity, job, or because of an emergency.


#16. Penalties for driving under the influence of drugs are:

Driving while intoxicated of alcohol, controlled substances, or any intoxicant are subject to the same penalties.


#17. What does a sign with eight sides mean?

An eight-sided red stop sign indicates that you must make a full stop whenever you see this sign.


#18. When passing a bicyclist, you should:

Leave at least three feet of space between your car and a bicyclist when passing.

If you think the rider does not know you are coming, you may tap your horn gently and briefly. In general, however, it is not advisably to use your horn. Loud noises can startle bicyclists, causing a crash.


#19. If you are going to drive in heavy rain and want to avoid hydroplaning, the most important thing to check before getting behind the wheel is your:

To avoid hydroplaning it is important to have good tires with deep treads on your vehicle. You must also keep tires properly inflated.


#20. Which is one factor that greatly affects your stopping distance?

The process of stopping your car has three main components: perception, reaction and braking. The first two components can be affected by human factors such as tiredness, alcohol, fatigue and concentration levels. The last component depends on factors such as: tires, brakes, road, and weather conditions. Always make sure to allow yourself enough stopping distance in an emergency situation.


#21. When using your seat belt, the lap belt should be adjusted so that it is loose and lies low across your hips after fastening.

It is important to wear the seat belt correctly. The lap belt should be adjusted so that it is snug and lies low across your hips after fastening.


#22. When are you required to stop at a railroad crossing?

You are required to stop when:

  • Warning devices are flashing.
  • The crossing gate is lowered.
  • A human flagger is warning of an approaching train.
  • An approaching train is clearly visible and is in close proximity to the crossing.

Do not proceed until you can do so safely.


#23. If you are being tailgated, you increases the risk of a collision from behind if you:

Occasionally, you may find yourself being followed closely or tailgated by another driver. If you are being followed too closely and there is a right lane, move over to the right. If there is no right lane, wait until the path ahead is clear then reduce speed slowly. This will encourage the tailgater to drive around you. Never slow down quickly to discourage a tailgater, which may increase the risk of being hit from behind.


#24. A pedestrian is crossing your lane at an intersection, but there is no marked crosswalk. You should:

You must yield to pedestrians in or about to enter a crosswalk. Always yield to pedestrians before making a turn.


#25. You should expect to be in a large truck's blind spot if you:

An excellent rule when sharing the road with a tractor-trailer is, if you cannot see the truck driver in the tractor side mirror, the driver cannot see you.

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Arkansas State Police Driver License Knowledge Test

Quick facts for your Arkansas driver license test:

Number of Questions: 25
Correct answers needed: 20
Passing score: 80 percent
Time limit: No limit
Earliest retest upon failure: 1 day

What You Should Know about the State Police Knowledge Exam

The test consists of 25 multiple-choice and true-or-false questions given on a computer. You need 20 correct answers to pass the examination.

Exam questions are randomly chosen from a larger group of questions, which means that you will not get the same exam twice.

Should you fail your test, you can take it again the next day – but it may be a good idea to wait longer and read the Study Guide again. Use practice test to verify your knowledge.

State police charges a new fee every time you want to take the test, so it is a good idea to pass it the first time. It saves you money and unnecessary trips to a test location.

The written test is available in English and Spanish only.

If you speak another language, you may bring a dictionary of English to your native language to the test. Unlike many other states, Arkansas does not allow you to have an interpreter with you for the knowledge exam.

Arkansas does not offer any kind of online testing from your home.

Is the Arkansas Knowledge Test hard?

Official failure rates show that almost 50% of all first-time test takers fail the exam.

The difficulty of the Arkansas examination is graded hard.

Hard - DMV Test difficulty grading by licenseroute

What You Should Know about the Arkansas Driver License Practice Test

A practice test does not replace the Arkansas Driver License Study Guide. If you want to pass the actual test, you must read the study guide and completely understand Arkansas rules of the road.

Use practice tests as a supplement only.

Just like the real exam, each practice test is random. Each test will generate a new set of 25 questions.

You can repeat the practice test as often as you want.

After each question you will get instant feedback. If your answer is incorrect, there is also a brief explanation. Answers to questions can be found in the Study Guide.

Aim for a full score on each practice test.

What Happens if You Fail the Written Examination?

If you fail the examination, you can normally retake the test the next business day.

A new fee is required every time you take the test.

What Happens After You Have Passed the Written Examination?

As a first step, Arkansas state police always issues an instruction permit. The permit allows you to practice driving together with a supervising driver who is licensed and at least 21 years old.

When you practice driving, you must always have the instruction permit in your possession and the supervising driver must sit in the front seat beside you.

All passengers must wear seat belts, regardless of seating position.

You cannot use a cell phone or any other wireless device, including hands-free devices, while driving unless it is for emergency purposes.

The permit is valid for one year and cannot be extended.

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