Alaska DMV Practice Test 2022

The Alaska DMV permit test consists of 30 questions, and you must answer at least 24 questions correctly to get a passing score (80%). The questions in our sample tests are nearly identical to those on the official AK exam.

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What to expect on the official AK permit test
Number of questions:
20
Correct answers needed to pass:
16
Passing score:
80%
Minimum age to apply:
14years
Length of test:
25min
Minimum period between attempts:
1day
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Questions

What will happen if you refuse a breath test when an officer suspects you of driving while intoxicated?

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Your driver license will be suspended
BYou will face imprisonment for up to 5 years
CNothing - the officer cannot require you to submit a breath test

The implied consent law in Alaska says that by getting behind the wheel, you have already given consent (i.e. answered "yes") to allow a blood, breath, or urine test if requested by a law enforcement officer. Refusing a police breath/chemical test is a serious offense and will result in license suspension.

What is the BAC-limit for drivers that are 21 years old or older?

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A0.02
B0.05
0.08

The BAC limit in Alaska is 0.08. Drivers must not drive on or over the legal BAC limit! If you suspect you are close to the limit, do not drive! Also, even a low BAC may impact your driving drastically so refrain from driving if you feel affected in any way.

What is the BAC-limit for drivers under 21 years old?

0
B0.02
C0.08

There is zero-tolerance on alcohol for drivers under 21 in Alaska. This means they must not drive with any alcohol in their system!

When driving at night, you must dim your lights to low-beam when you're within _____ of an oncoming vehicle.

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500 feet
B700 feet
C1000 feet

High beam headlights will temporarily blind other drivers if used the wrong way. In Alaska, you are required to dim your light to low beam if (1) within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle or (2) within 300 feet of a vehicle traveling in your direction.

You're driving at night and approaching another vehicle traveling in your direction. When must you dim your lights?

AWithin 200 feet of the vehicle
Within 300 feet of the vehicle
CWithin 400 feet of the vehicle

High beam headlights will temporarily blind other drivers if used the wrong way. In Alaska, you are required to dim your light to low beam if (1) within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle or (2) within 300 feet of a vehicle traveling in your direction.

You are required to use your headlights in certain conditions. Which of the following is an example of such a condition?

30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise
BWhen visibility is less than 1500 ft
COn a clear day in a business district

Drivers in Alaska must use headlights (1) 30 minutes after sunset and 30 minutes before sunrise or (2) when visibility is less than 1000 feet Also, you're required to dim your lights to low beam when (1) within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle and (2) within 300 feet of a vehicle traveling in your direction.

Is the use of Hazard Lights permitted while driving?

AYes
No

Hazard light use is not permitted while driving in Alaska.

You see that there is a stopped emergency vehicle on the road shoulder ahead,. What should you do?

ACome to a complete stop at least 50 feet from the emergency vehicle
Vacate the lane closest to the emergency vehicle
CTry to pass the emergency vehicle as quickly as possible

The Alaska move-over-law is designed to protect emergency personnel and workers. If approaching a stopped emergency vehicle on the road ahead, you must vacate the lane closest to the stopped vehicle. If changing lanes is unsafe or not possible, you must slow down to a safe and prudent speed for the conditions. The move-over-law also applies when approaching a tow truck, road maintenance or animal control vehicle.

What is considered a sufficient following distance on a dry road?

A2 seconds or less
BAt least 3 seconds
At least 4 Seconds

You should always maintain a following distance of at least 4 seconds to the vehicle in front of you, according to the "four-second rule" used in Alaska. In bad conditions and at higher speeds, you should consider increasing the following distance to 5-6 seconds so you have time to safely stop if necessary.

What is the standard speed limit in residential areas?

A15 mph
25 mph
C45 mph

In Alaska, the standard speed limit in residential areas is 25 mph unless signs indicate otherwise.

What is the standard maximum speed limit in a school zone or business district?

20 mph
B30 mph
C40 mph

In Alaska, the standard speed limit in school zones and business districts is 20 mph unless signs indicate otherwise.

Yellow center lines separate traffic:

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ATraveling in the same direction
Traveling in opposite directions

Yellow center lines separate traffic traveling in opposite directions, and white lane lines separate traffic traveling in the same direction. Depending on the lines on your side of the road, you may or may not be allowed to pass.

Solid lines indicate that passing is prohibited. Broken lines indicate that passing is permitted if you can do so safely. 

What does this sign mean?

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AT-intersection ahead
Y-intersection ahead
CCrossroad ahead
DDivided road ahead

This sign warns you that you are approaching a Y-intersection. Slow down and be ready to yield if necessary.

What does this yellow sign mean?

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APedestrian crosswalk ahead
School crosswalk ahead
CHigh pedestrian activity in the area

You are approaching a school crosswalk. Crosswalk signs are often accompanied by an arrow pointing downward in the location of the crosswalk.

At a railroad crossing with two tracks, can you assume that you can proceed after one train has passed?

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AYes
No

Another train may come after the first train. Don’t proceed before you’ve checked for trains in BOTH directions.

What does this sign mean?

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AThe road ends ahead
Road surface changes ahead
CRoad work ahead
DPrivate property ahead

This sign warns you that the paved road ends. Prepare for an earth or gravel road ahead, and adjust your speed accordingly.

You're backing your car into a side road. When do you pose the greatest danger to passing road users?

AAfter completing the maneuver
BJust before you begin the maneuver
CAfter entering the side road
When the front of your car swings out

It’s important that you check in all directions before backing into a side road. Keep looking for traffic throughout the maneuver.

You arrive at a ‘4-Way Stop’ intersection at the same time as another vehicle. Who should yield in this situation?

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You should yield to the white car
BThe white car should yield to you

When two vehicles arrive at a ‘4-Way Stop’ intersection at the same time, the vehicle on the left yields to the vehicle on the right.

When you’re about to change lanes:

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ALook over your shoulder in the direction you intend to move
BSignal before changing lanes
CDo not change lanes unless safe
All of the above

There are many things you must do before changing lanes. First, you must ensure it’s safe by checking your mirrors and looking over your shoulder to check the blind spot. Then, you must signal your intentions clearly to minimize the risk of an accident.

Remember that safety is the most important aspect of driving. Never change lanes unless safe! 

What does this sign mean?

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Fire station in the area
BTruck crossing ahead
CHospital nearby
DSchool bus stop ahead

This sign warns of a nearby fire station.

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