Indiana Driver License Exams and Practice Tests
Each Indiana sample test has 34 questions randomly picked from a large database.
We base all questions and answers on the information in the latest version of the Indiana Driver’s Manual and real BMV examinations.
After each test question, you will see the correct answer. If you missed the question, there is also a short explanation. At the end of the test, you will see your score.
In Indiana, you must have a total score of 84 percent to pass the knowledge exam. When studying for the exam, you should try to reach a score that is as close as possible to 100%. It gives you a good margin for the real thing.
Your Way to Success
Visit your nearest BMV office or go online to get the latest version of the Driver’s Manual.
You need to review and understand the contents of this booklet, including road signs, signals, safe driving, Indiana traffic rules and laws.
When you take a practice test, make sure you have the manual handy. Look up information in the manual to speed up your learning. Discuss tricky questions with a friend or a parent. Putting words to things you don’t understand will also help your learning process.
Read more: How to Ace the Test.
Who Must Take the Indiana Knowledge Exam?
You must pass the Indiana the written knowledge test when you:
- Apply for a learner’s permit and aren’t enrolled in a driver education program.
- Apply for a driver’s license after completing a driver education program.
- Are a first-time chauffeur’s license applicant or a public passenger chauffeur’s license applicant.
- Are younger than 21 years, have active points on your driving record, and want to renew a valid driver’s license.
- Moved to Indiana and have an out-of-state or out-of-country license. If you have held an out-of-state license for less than 180 days, you must pass the Indiana BMV knowledge test to obtain an Indiana Learner’s Permit.
- Have a driver’s license that is expired for more than 180 days.
- Have six or more active points on your Indiana driving record.
What You Must Know about the Indiana Knowledge Test
The Official BMV written knowledge test is based on information contained in the driver’s manual. The purpose of the test is to make sure you have a basic understanding of traffic laws and safe driving practices. You must be able to read and understand highway signs regulating, warning, and directing traffic.
You should arrive at a licensing branch at least one hour before the branch closes, otherwise you will not be allowed to take the test.
If you fail the test you must wait until the next business day before you can take it again.
How Many Questions are on the Indiana BMV Test?
The BMV test consists of two parts with a total of 50 multiple choice questions.
The first part tests your understanding of highway signs. It has 16 questions and you must correctly answer at least 14 questions. You can only miss two of the road signs.
The second part checks your knowledge of Indiana traffic laws and common safe driving techniques. It has 34 questions, and you must have 26 correct answers to pass.
The practice tests at Driver’s Prep have 50 questions, but road signs and general knowledge questions are mixed. Usually, you’ll get less than 14 road sign questions on each test.
Read more: Test Tips Before You Take the BMV Test
More BMV Sample Tests
You have more than 100 sample tests at your fingertips. Once you start practicing, you will see links to the next test in our series.