New Oregon DMV Practice Tests

With the release of the new 2016 – 2017 Oregon Driver Manual from Oregon DMV, studying for your Oregon driver’s license or instruction permit got a lot easier. DMV has trimmed down the manual from 116 pages to 69. Detailed information, such as suspension periods and penalties, has been removed from the manual. This allows you to study for your permit without learning too many unnecessary details.

This also means that we have reviewed our Oregon DMV practice tests. We have removed almost 50 practice question so far, other questions and answers have been updated to better match the contents of the new manual. You can expect additional updates as we take a closer look at all questions in our database.

Oregon Class C Knowledge Test

The Oregon knowledge test is based solely on the Driver Manual. It includes all the information necessary to pass the test, as well as our permit practice tests. Don’t fool yourself and think that you can skip reading the manual.

The Oregon knowledge test has questions about road signs, traffic laws, and other information about rules of the road that a driver needs to know. It consists of 35 multiple-choice questions.
You must answer 28 questions correctly to pass the test, which is a passing score of 80%. Our practice tests have 25 questions, which is a number preferred by most of our test takers. The passing score is the same as on the real test.

If you are under 18, there is an additional safe driving practices test that you must pass. It checks your theoretical knowledge of common safe driving practices. You can take this test as soon as you are within 30 days of your 16th birthday. It is also based on the information in the driver manual. Questions from the safe driving practices test is also included in our permit practice tests.

Oregon Driver Manual - Driver's Prep

Computerized Knowledge Tests

You will take your DMV knowledge tests on a touch-screen computer, with or without audio assistance. You may use a foreign language translation dictionary and/or authorized interpreters. Should you require some other accommodation to take a knowledge test, you should contact your local office ahead of your test.

The test is available in the following languages (with or without audio assistance):

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

If You Fail the DMV Knowledge Test

After each failed testing attempt, you must wait until the next day before you can take the test again. Should you fail a fourth (or subsequent) time, you must wait at least 28 days before you can try again.

It is a good idea to take the Oregon DMV practice tests at this website many times. Each time you pass, you will boost your self-confidence and eliminate some of the test anxiety that might plague you. You can take our practice tests 100 times, and still see new questions.

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