New York permit practice test No. 5 has 20 questions to help you pass your New York Learner’s permit or full driver license test. Start by reading the manual. There are several scenarios described in the manual. Use them to discuss safe driving with a parent, friend, or any licensed driver. Observe what happens in traffic around you. Look at all road signs and make sure you can describe their meaning with your own words. It’s a good start to active learning that will help you be a good driver.