LA Practice Tests
Our permit practice tests in learning mode have 25 random questions based on the handbook and real LA 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 Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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.
The DMV Written Exam
Who Must Take the Test?
All first-time applicants must pass the Louisiana knowledge test.
Applicants with an out-of-country license will also be required to successfully pass the knowledge (and skills) tests. Applicants from Germany and Switzerland are exempt from testing.
If you have a Louisiana driver’s license (or an out-of-state license) that has been expired for one year, you must also pass the knowledge test before a Louisiana can be issued.
Number of Questions
The Louisiana test has a number of questions about of standard road signs and traffic signals. You must be able to identify certain signs by shape, color and/or symbol.
You will also be given written questions about your responsibility as a driver, including knowledge of Louisiana vehicle laws and safe driving practices.
The DPS knowledge test has 40 questions. A score of at least 80% is required to pass. If you fail the test, you may retest once on the same day. You must, however, be placed back in rotation to await a new test.
Any attempt at cheating will result in the test being discontinued and you must wait a minimum of 30 days before any subsequent testing.
If required, the Louisiana test may be given orally.