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Kentucky Practice Tests

The Kentucky practice tests have 40 random questions based on the handbook and real exam questions. After each question, you get instant feedback. If your answer isn’t correct, there is also a brief comment to help you learn.

Before you start practicing, you should get the latest version of the Kentucky Driver’s Manual. Contact the Circuit Court Clerk’s office in your county of residence.

When you’ve studied the manual, use these practice tests to check your progress and if you are ready for the real knowledge test or not.

The passing score in Kentucky is 80 percent, which means you should be able to answer at least 32 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 or more.

Learn more about how you can ace the exam.


Who Must Take the Kentucky Written Knowledge Test?

All first-time applicants must pass the Kentucky knowledge test.

If you have a valid out-of-state license, the written test is normally waived. Should you let your out-of-state license expire at least one day, you must pass the written and vision tests.

All non-U.S. citizens, except for permanent residents, holding a valid license from another state or country must take the written test.

You also need to take the knowledge test, if you let your Kentucky driver’s license expire for more than one year or if the state has revoked or suspended your license for more than one year.

Read more: KY Testing Requirements.

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The Official Written DMV Test

The Kentucky written knowledge test has questions about driving rules, regulations, procedures, and highway signs. Answers to all questions are found in the Kentucky Driver Manual.

How many questions are on the Kentucky DMV test?

How Many Questions does the Kentucky Knowledge Test have?

The Kentucky State test has a total of 40 questions and a passing score of 80%. The first part has 30 questions about driving rules, regulations, and procedures. You must correctly answer 24 out of the 30 questions. The second part has 10 road sign questions, of which you can only miss two (2).

In total, you must have 32 correct answers.

Should you fail the official permit exam, you may return the next day. You can take the written test six times. Should you fail the written test six times, you must wait six months before you can try again.


The official test is available in the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Cambodian, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, German, Indian (Hindi), Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

If you have trouble reading, you can take an oral test.

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The Practice Tests at Driver’s Prep

The practice tests have 40 questions. Road signs and signals are mixed with rules questions. There can be less than 10 sign questions on a practice test.

There are 100 tests with random tests at your fingertips!

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