Arkansas DMV Practice Test 2022

The Arkansas DMV permit test consists of 25 questions, and you must answer at least 20 questions correctly to get a passing score (80%). The questions in our sample tests are nearly identical to those on the official AR exam.

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What to expect on the official AR permit test
Number of questions:
25
Correct answers needed to pass:
20
Passing score:
80%
Minimum age to apply:
14years
Length of test:
25min
Minimum period between attempts:
5days
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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 Arkansas 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
0.05
0.08

The BAC limit in Arkansas 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?

0.02
B0.05
C0.08

Drivers under 21 face stricter rules than older drivers in Arkansas and may be convicted of a DUI with a blood alcohol concentration of .02 or higher.

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 Arkansas, you are required to dim your light to low beam if (1) within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle or (2) within 200 feet of a vehicle traveling in your direction. High beams should also not be used in rain, fog or snow.

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

Within 200 feet of the vehicle
BWithin 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 Arkansas, you are required to dim your light to low beam if (1) within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle or (2) within 200 feet of a vehicle traveling in your direction. High beams should also not be used in rain, fog or snow.

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

In Arkansas, you must use your headlights (1) 30 minutes after sunset and 30 minutes before sunrise, (2) when visibility is less than 500 feet, and (3) when the windshield wipers are turned on. Also, you're required to dim your lights to low beam when (1) within 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle and (2) within 200 feet of a vehicle traveling in your direction. High beams should also not be used in rain, fog or snow.

Is the use of Hazard Lights permitted while driving?

AYes
No

Hazard light use is not permitted while driving in Arkansas, except for the purpose of indicating a traffic hazard.

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
Move to the farthest lane from the vehicle
CTry to pass the emergency vehicle as quickly as possible

The Arkansas move-over-law is designed to protect emergency personnel and workers. If approaching a stationary emergency response vehicle with flashing lights, including utility vehicles, wreckers and tow trucks, you must move to the lane farthest away from the stopped vehicle. If changing lanes is unsafe or not possible, you must slow down to a safe and prudent speed for the conditions.

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

A1 second or less
At least 2 seconds
CAt least 3 Seconds

You should always maintain a following distance of at least 2 seconds to the vehicle in front of you according to the "two-second rule" used in Arkansas. In bad conditions and at higher speeds, you should consider increasing the following distance to 4-5 seconds so you have time to safely stop if necessary. On slippery roads, it may be necessary to increase the following distance even more.

What is the standard speed limit in urban districts?

A15 mph
30 mph
C45 mph

In Arkansas, the standard speed limit in urban districts is 30 mph unless signs indicate otherwise. Other statutory speed limits include 45 mph on 2-lane county roads, and 55 mph on two-lane state and federal highways outside of the municipal limits. The standard speed limit applies if there aren't any speed limit signs posted.

What is the standard maximum speed limit in school zones, unless otherwise posted?

A15 mph
25 mph
C35 mph

The speed limit is 25 mph in school zones. School zone speed limits in Arkansas apply when children are present or when a lighted beacon is on, unless otherwise posted. Be extremely careful close to schools as children are unpredictable and may cross the road without warning.

Knowing which way to look at an intersection is important. How should you look before entering an intersection?

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ARight and then left
Left, right, and then left again
CLeft only, as that’s where the most immediate danger is coming from

Always look left-right-left before proceeding at an intersection. Begin by looking left as that’s where the most immediate danger is coming from. Then look right, and then left again to make sure you didn’t miss anything the first time.

Which car is likely in the truck driver’s blind spot?

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ACar A
BCar B
CCar C
All three cars

Trucks have large blind spots - all three cars are most likely in the truck’s blind spot.

What does this sign mean?

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AKeep left of the sign
BDangerous area ahead. Only drivers with a special permit may proceed
Keep right of the sign
DNational park ahead

These signs are usually placed on or near objects close to the road. The sign varies depending on which side the of the road the object is located. 

For example near a narrow bridge, you will often find one sign on each side indicating hazards on both sides.

Being a good driver requires both cooperation and responsibility. What signifies a good driver?

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AAvoiding tailgating or suddenly cutting off other vehicles
BAllowing for other vehicles to merge into your lane
CAvoiding using your horn or gesturing at other drivers
All of the above

The best way to make the roads a safer place is by being aware of the road rules, staying focused, signaling your intentions, and driving defensively.

You approach a work zone. What should you do to minimize the risk of an accident?

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ASlow down and increase the following distance to the vehicle in front
BBe prepared for vehicles changing lanes or suddenly stopping/slowing down
CAvoid distractions, e.g. looking at the GPS system monitor
All of the above

Work zones can be hazardous - slow down to an appropriate speed and increase the following distance so that you are able to stop safely if necessary.

The term ‘blind spot’ refers to an area:

AThat’s covered by your right side mirror
BThat isn’t covered by your headlights
That isn’t visible to the driver

No matter how you adjust your mirrors, you can’t see every angle around your vehicle. This is why you must know when and how to check your blind spots, so that you can detect potential hazards.

You should always reduce your speed when traveling in fog. Why?

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AThe brakes won’t work as well due to the moist air
BYou may be blinded by other road users’ headlights
It's harder to see what's ahead

As visibility is reduced, you'll need to reduce your speed so you have time to react and avoid hazards. If you can, delay your journey until the fog has cleared.

When driving in a lane with pavement markings like this:

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You must turn left or go straight ahead
BYou’re prohibited from turning left or going straight ahead

The pavement markings indicate that vehicles traveling in this lane must turn in the direction(s) of the arrow (in this case you may either turn left or proceed straight ahead).

You intend to pass a bicyclist on a narrow road. What should you especially look out for?

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The bicyclist may suddenly swerve into the road
BThe bicyclist may be visibly impaired by alcohol
CThe bicyclist may suddenly swerve into the road, but only in high winds
DThere is nothing in particular you need to look out for

Bicyclists have to deal with the hazards around them. They may wobble or swerve to avoid a hazard or changing road condition.

Is the Arkansas Permit Test Hard?

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  • We provide answers as well as explanations to all of the multiple choice questions on our written tests, so you can check your work and learn from your mistakes.
  • Challenge your friends and earn points on your way to a shiny new learner’s permit.
  • Learn road signs, defensive driving skills, and errors that are considered traffic violations. Yes, failing to use your turn signal is one of them.

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