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Free Indiana BMV Permit Practice Test (IN)

  • Perfect for learner’s permit, driver’s license, and Senior Refresher Test
  • Based on official Indiana 2024 Driver's manual
  • Updated for July 2024

About this test

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6 min to complete
Available in EN, ES, RU

This Indiana BMV practice test has just been updated for July 2024 and covers 40 of the most essential road signs and rules questions directly from the official 2024 IN Driver Handbook. For those 16 or older, getting an Indiana learner’s permit is easy – just pass a knowledge test and a standard vision test. If you’re between 15 and 16, you’ll need to pass both tests as well as show proof that you have enrolled in a driving education program. There will be 50 questions on the BMV written test divided into two categories; you’ll need to correctly answer at least 28 of the 34 on road rules and 14 of the 16 questions on road signs to pass and receive your permit. You must wait until the next business day if you need to retake your knowledge test. With a little study and help from this free BMV practice test, you should be able to pass with no trouble at all since the questions on the real test are drawn from the 2024 Driver’s Manual.


Key FAQs for the Indiana Permit Test in 2024

How many questions are on the Indiana permit test?

The Indiana permit test consists of 50 questions.

How many attempts are allowed for the permit test in Indiana?

You can take the permit test in Indiana a maximum of three times within a year from the date of your first attempt.

What is the maximum number of questions you can miss on the Indiana permit test?

You can miss up to 14 questions on the Indiana permit test; you must correctly answer 36 out of 50 questions to pass.

What are the requirements for taking the permit test in Indiana?

To take your permit test in Indiana, you need to provide proof of identity, residency, legal presence, and Social Security number, along with passing a vision screening.

Effective strategies for studying for the Indiana permit test

Study the Indiana Driver’s Manual thoroughly and take several practice tests to familiarize yourself with the test format and types of questions.


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15 y/o

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. If you get a blowout or flat tire, what should you do first?
  2. On a multilane roadway with a speed limit of 50 mph or greater, you must signal your intention to change lanes ________ in advance.
  3. When making a U-turn, you must NOT
  4. What does this signal mean?
  5. The maximum speed limit in a highway work zone is at least _________ below the maximum established speed limit for the area.
  6. To leave yourself adequate room to stop, you should stay at least _________ behind the vehicle ahead of you.
  7. If a tornado is nearby, you must
  8. What does this sign mean?
  9. What should you do if fog closes in completely while you are driving, and visibility is reduced to near zero?
  10. When visibility is diminished, you must use low beams when you are
  11. If your disc or drum brakes suddenly fail, you should
  12. This sign indicates
  13. To avoid the effects of glare of oncoming headlights, do not look directly into the lights of the approaching vehicle. Instead,
  14. If you are driving near a school, you must slow down to _________ for the school zone.
  15. To enter a roundabout, you must proceed
  16. This service sign indicates that
  17. The likelihood of an accident increases if a driver is under the influence of
  18. When you enter an interstate on-ramp, stay to the right and __________ to allow your car to merge with traffic.
  19. Indiana law requires the driver and all passengers to use seat belts whenever a vehicle is
  20. This figure indicates
  21. You must avoid _________ while crossing railroad tracks.
  22. When a vehicle turns, its rear wheels will follow a _________ than its front wheels.
  23. When you see a stationary emergency vehicle with flashing lights, you must
  24. This sign indicates
  25. It is dangerous and illegal to try to pass other vehicles when you are within _________ of an intersection, railroad crossing, bridge, viaduct, or tunnel.
  26. If you are approaching a stop sign, you must
  27. Which of the following statements about driving on highways is true?
  28. What does this sign mean?
  29. A flashing red light at an intersection is equivalent to
  30. If another vehicle is passing you on the left, allow the other vehicle to pass safely, and
  31. In most urban residential areas, you may not exceed
  32. This sign indicates
  33. What is the first rule of a safe and legal turn?
  34. If you are involved in an accident, you must
  35. A yield sign indicates that you must slow down when approaching an intersection and be prepared to __________ if a vehicle or pedestrian with the right-of-way is approaching from another direction.
  36. What does this sign indicate?
  37. When operating a vehicle with a steering wheel interlock system, never turn _________ while the vehicle is in motion.
  38. If you are approaching an intersection with a non-operating signal, you should
  39. Flashing arrow boards (panels) are often used to indicate
  40. What does this figure mean?