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North Carolina Written Tests

Who Must Take the Written Tests?

For an original driver license of any type, you need to pass a written exam consisting of a knowledge test a road sign test.

New Residents transferring an out-of-state or out-of-country license must also complete the written, road sign, and vision tests to obtain a North Carolina driver license.

Anyone whose license has expired for more than one year is also required to pass the knowledge test again.

North Carolina Written Tests

The written test consists of two parts. On the road sign recognition test you must identify the traffic signs by color and shape and explain what each sign means. The knowledge part is about North Carolina traffic laws and safe driving practices.

The test consists of 25 questions. To pass, you must successfully answer 20 of the 25 questions (80%).

Tests can be taken in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Spanish. Manuals in these languages should be available from your local DMV office as well.

For those who have difficulty reading, oral tests are available upon request.



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Auto insurance

Since you are taking practice tests on this site you will soon have a new driver’s license in your hand. And perhaps a new car? And your first auto-insurance?

Nowadays you can do most things online. You also have smart tools that let you compare things side by side and find the best deals. Often true about cars. A lot of web sites also tell you how to find cheap auto insurance. But do they work?

Well, not so good.

Finding the best auto insurance is actually harder than you would think. Just because a friend or neighbor got a great deal doesn’t mean you will get the same offer.

Instant quotes online, like insweb.com, are nothing more than very rough estimates. Our tests showed differences up to 40% compared to the real premiums.

Not until you have provided your Social Security number and a lot of other information can an insurance agent or a web service calculate the real quote. All of this requires a check-up on your driving record, credit history and other official records.

Now, there is much to be said about how the insurance industry works, but this is what we have to live with.

Good Student

As long as you study and live with your parent’s, stay on their auto insurance. This will also give you time to get a driving record. Hopefully without accidents or tickets.

If you move from home and need your own insurance, ask for good student discounts, most insurance companies have such discounts.

Good Records

Your driving record matters. You should of course avoid accidents and tickets. If you get points on your record, ask your local DMV office if you can get rid of them by taking a defensive driving course.

Your credit score also matters. Make sure you know what your credit report says. Correct any errors and make sure you pay all your bills and credit cards on time.

Safe Car

The insurance premium is not all about you. It is also about your car. Check safety ratings and compare the average premiums for different car models. That will give you a fairly good idea about which cars to avoid (usually sports cars) and which ones will lower your premium.

An Agent or Online?

Some say that an agent will get you the lowest price, others argue that buying online direct from a company is better.

If records and other circumstances aren’t straight-forward, you should talk to an agent. An agent can give you a lot of useful advice. Compare the agents offer with what you can get online before you decide.

 

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Prepare

A lot of people take their knowledge test without being prepared. They think that it is all common sense since they already know how to drive. Others just get nervous, not knowing what to expect.

In fact, two out of three fail their first attempt.

That is why we created this site. We don’t want you to fail; we want you to pass the first time.

The Manual

Reading the driver’s manual is a must. The test is all about verifying that you have done just that.

Don’t just use your eyes when you are reading. The exact recall of specific words and quotations can have the opposite effect in a test if you don’t read questions carefully. You should the try to see the bigger picture, instead of isolated facts.

Discuss questions with yourself or with others. Why is it this way? Why should you use a two-second or three-second following distance? Why do the seconds matter?

Prepare in Time

Start early and read the manual, but don’t rush through everything at once. Give the manual at least a week or two. The key is to digest everything slowly and carefully. After each chapter, try to summarize what you have read. What is important?

If you created a test, what would you ask?

Practice

Being familiar with how the test works is very important. Our tests are based on the way the written tests work in most states. You will be given multiple-choice questions with three or four answers. Only one is correct.

Take practice tests every day until you easily score 90% or more.

The Questions

Read the question again, because this is where you are most likely to fail.

Some read too much into questions, anxious not to be the victim of a trick question. Others glance directly at the answers and see a familiar phrase that they believe is correct, and don’t look at the question again.

There are no trick questions on the real knowledge test. Questions are usually very simple and straight-forward with clear answers. (The tests on this site are harder!).

The difference between giving a question a quick glance or read it carefully one or two times is not that big! You are usually not in a hurry.

Guessing

What if you have no clue, should you guess?

You might see a question where you have no clue about the answer. After taking our practice tests, we don’t believe that will happen, but still… What should you do in this situation?

If you can save the question until later, do that (most states allow this)! Otherwise, take a guess. But don’t despair if the answer is wrong, just move forward.

However, do not guess too often. If you have read the manual, you should know the answer. Relax and try to picture yourself with the manual. Surely it was in there somewhere? Think and discuss with yourself. Remembering images often helps.

If you need to guess several times, you are probably not ready for your test. Nothing wrong in that, just prepare better next time.

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Recent Changes To Our Tests


Illinois Practice Tests Updated

2014-09-29: Practice tests for Illinois are being updated this week. An additional 35 question has been added this morning and several questions have been re-worded.

More Questions for Florida Practice Tests

2014-09-22: Our Florida Test has been updated with additional questions.

Maximum Speed Limit in Pennsylvania

2014-09-21: The maximum speed limit in Pennsylvania is now 70 mph. Pennsylvania Turnpike activated its new 70 mph speed limit in July. The state has also launched 70 mph pilot projects on a pair of interstates. Our questions on the PA practice test now reflect this change. Thanks to Tim for reporting this.

Minor Errors Fixed.

2014-09-18: A few questions where "All of the above" and "None of the above" appears had alternatives in the wrong order (putting these phrases in the middle). This has now been fixed.

New Database Structure

2014-09-15: Our tests have been migrated to a new database structure. The new structure will make updates easier. It will also be possible to use the browser's back button to access previous questions.

Pink Road Signs

2014-07-29: Fluorescent Pink road signs are used for Warning of incident management activity. This information is no longer part of the Florida Driver's Manual and questions regarding this have been excluded from our tests.

Submerged Vehicles

2014-07-19: Our Florida and New Jersey Practice tests have new question about Escape and Rescue from Submerged Vehicles.




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