CT Practice Tests
Our permit practice tests in learning mode has 25 random questions based on the handbook and real CT DMV tests. After each question, you have access to instant feedback with detailed explanations.
How should you study? Well, your first step is to get the latest version of the Connecticut Driver’s Manual. When you’ve studied the handbook, you can use these practice tests to check your progress and level of readiness.
The passing score in Connecticut is 80 percent, which means you should be able to answer at least 20 questions correctly. It is a good idea to aim a little higher on a practice test. Take enough tests to make sure you can reach a score of 92 percent with ease.
Connecticut Knowledge Test
Who Must Take the Test?
In general, you need to take the written DMV test:
» When you are a first time Connecticut applicant:
…and have never been licensed.
» When you have been licensed in Connecticut or another state:
…but your driver’s license has expired longer than two years.
» When you are 16 or 17 years old with a valid license from another state:
…the Connecticut written knowledge test is waived, but you must complete the 8-hour Safe Driving Practices class and the 2-hour parent/legal guardian training.
» When you are a new U.S. resident with an out-of-country license:
…and wish to convert to a Connecticut driver’s license. The test is normally waived if you have a valid license from Canada, Germany or France.
» When you are a foreign traveler on a visitor’s visa and with an out-of-country license:
…and have stayed in Connecticut for one year. The test is normally waived if you have a valid license from Canada, Germany or France.
How Many Questions are there on the Connecticut Written Knowledge Test?
The Connecticut DMV test consists of 25 questions and only 5 incorrect answers are allowed. You must pass a knowledge test before you receive your permit.
The written test will measure your knowledge of traffic signs, driving laws and safe driving. All questions are based on the information contained in Connecticut Driver’s Manual. Connecticut has specific laws, such as speeding, driving too fast for conditions, reckless driving, driving under the influence, and others that help protect everyone on the road. Make sure you know and fully understand them.
Knowledge tests are offered on a walk-in basis. You can also schedule a knowledge test online. After you successfully pass the knowledge test, you will be able to schedule an appointment for the road test.
Knowledge tests for a learner’s permit are given in the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Cambodian, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somalian, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese. Please note that not all offices offer tests in all languages. Only English and Spanish are offered at all locations.