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Connecticut Knowledge Test

Who Must Take the Test?

All new drivers are required to obtain a learner's permit before taking the road test for a driver's license. In general, the learner's permit must be held for at least 90 days prior to the road test.

25 Questions

To get a learner's permit you must be at least 16 years of age. You must pass both a vision and a knowledge test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions and you need 20 correct answers to pass.

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. .

Not all offices offer tests in languages other than English and Spanish.

Are You Ready for Your Drivers Permit Test?


Read the state Driver's Manual or Handbook. All real permit test questions are based on the material in this manual. Get familiar with all areas and learn the laws and rules presented. Pay special attention to facts that are bolded or highlighted.

Give yourself plenty of time. Start preparing at least two weeks before the real test.

Take several of our driver permit practice tests to make sure you are ready for the real examination.

Our Practice Tests

Our permit and license practice tests contain 25 questions. You must correctly answer 20 questions to pass (80%). This is a common passing score in most states. You should, however, aim for a score of 90% or more on a permit practice test.

Read Carefully

Read all questions and answers carefully. You will see many DMV test answers, but do NOT focus on memorizing exact phrases - focus on understanding! The practice permit test questions may be repeated with several different alternatives and different wording. Real DMV permit test questions are created the same way.

All questions are multiple-choice or true/false. Only one alternative is correct and acceptable. If you see All of the above, None of the above, or similar as one alternative, make sure you evaluate all alternatives carefully.


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