Most states require that you have a drivers license if you live there. They will honor another state's license if you are visiting or working there for a short while. States do share information, so if your license is suspended in one state, it is unlikely that you will be able to obtain one elsewhere.
you do not have to but if you think you are daring then go for it
It does depend but your states DMV site should have a practice test that you cam take and see what some of the questions will be
Your location will be a factor in finding where you would take the DMV test. Since that is unknown, use this website to locate the closest on to you; http://search.dmv.org/DMV/permit-test-locations.
You can take a practice permit test online. Lowestpricetrafficeschool.com offers these test. Also you may want to try the DMV in your states website.
At your local DMV.
On an NY road test, expect to take an emissions test and to take a right out of the DMV then a left onto a side street 2 minutes away. Take right turn onto another street and do a turnabout before doing an uphill parking and back to the DMV.
One can take the commercial drivers license practice test online or at one's local DMV. States' DMVs also offer online practice tests on the DMV website.
You need to check with that states DMV .
Your local DMV
There is no specific/exact time you must take a DMV test. You are advised to practice to better prepare yourself. Make sure you are prepared to take the test or your might not get your license.
Usually every town has at least a small DMV office to be able to take the DMV test. If you look in your local telephone book you should be able to find the local number to call and set an appointment up to take the test.