Select Your Free 2024 WV Permit Practice Test to Get Started

Select Your <strong>Free 2024 WV Permit Practice Test</strong> to Get Started
Whether you’re spelunking in the Lost World Caverns, roving through Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, or crossing the New River Gorge Bridge — one of the longest single-span arch bridges in the world, West Virginia’s country roads will lead you to the place you belong. No matter what your destination, West Virginians looking to explore the all the Mountain state has to offer, will need to have a valid driver’s license . To become a legally licensed driver in the state, all residents must successfully pass the state’s written exam. To begin studying for the exam we recommend using the official Drivers Handbook followed by a few West Virginia Permit Practice Tests. Each practice test includes questions will help you quickly identify any gaps in your knowledge while providing detailed explanations to reinforce the material.

Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)

  • Questions 1-40
    Permit Test 1

    Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in West Virginia.  Multiple choice questions designed to test your knowledge of the rules of the road.

  • Questions 41-80
    Permit Test 2

    Introduction to common road signs, lane markings, speed limits, traffic lights, sharing the road, child restraint systems, hand signals, and seatbelt usage.

  • Questions 81-120
    Permit Test 3

    Questions designed to test your knowledge of driving in poor weather conditions, phone usage, parking rules, lane changes, road signs, traffic signals, and blind spots.

  • Questions 121-160
    Permit Test 4

    Features safe driving questions with an emphasis on defensive driving, distracted driving, emergency situations, railroad crossings, accidents, and road signs.

  • Questions 161-210
    Road Signs Test

    This practice test will test your knowledge of various road signs and their meanings.  Learn how to identify road signs by shape and color.

  • 25 random questions
    DMV Test Simulator

    Simulate test day with this practice test.  Random questions generated from a huge database.  No explanations.  New questions with every attempt.

  • Questions 211-360
    Mega Test

    Boost your knowledge with this massive practice test.  Features hundreds of questions from every road rules category.  Perfect for the day before the exam.

West Virginia Permit Test FAQ

Applying for Your WV Permit

When can I apply for a learner's permit in West Virginia?

You can apply for a Learner’s Permit at age 15.

What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?

After showing the proper identification, you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test to receiver your permit. Once you have your Learner’s Permit, you will only be allowed to drive with a licensed driver age 21 or older riding in the front seat with you.

How many questions are on the West Virginia permit test?

There are 25 questions on the written knowledge test.

How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?

At least 19 questions must be answered correctly to pass.

How should I prepare for the West Virginia permit test?

You should study for the test to ensure you pass and receive your Learner’s Permit as fast as possible. One of the most effective ways to study is to take online practice exams that include real sample questions from the actual exam. To test your driving knowledge now click on this link to take a West Virginia practice permit test.

Where do I take the West Virginia permit test?

The West Virginia Department of Transportation’s (WVDOT) Division of Motor Vehicles (WVDMV) licenses drivers in the state. Visit to find a nearby office.

How much does the West Virginia permit test cost?

There is a $5 fee.

What can I expect on test day?

You must visit the local DMV office with a parent and you should be sure to bring a school eligibility form as well as other proof of age, identify and residency. You will then need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test to receiver your Learner’s Permit.