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Under the laws of Mississippi, if you operate any motor vehicle on the streets or highways, you must have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. As part of your examination, your eyes will be checked to make sure you see well enough to drive safely. The questions on the written knowledge test will be based on information taken from the Mississippi DMV Driver’s Manual, and will concern the Mississippi traffic laws, road signs, road rules and safe driving practices. The Mississippi DMV knowledge test consists of 30 questions, and you need 24 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. This road sign means:
Turn left or go through
No right turn
Flagger ahead
2. An edge line that angles toward the center of the road indicates that:
there’s a narrow bridge ahead.
the road is narrower ahead.
you must turn right if possible.
3. This sign means:
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
Roundabout ahead. Slow down.
4. What do pennant-shaped signs indicate?
A No Passing Zone
A school crossing
5. If an approaching driver does not dim the headlights, you should:
move your eyes to the left to help avoid the glare of approaching high beams.
flash your headlights to low beam for a second, then return to high beam.
flash your headlights to high beam for a second, then return to low beam.
6. Before stopping your vehicle on the roadway:
set the parking brake.
check mirrors for traffic.
place your foot on the accelerator.
7. Pentagonal signs are used to indicate:
possible hazards on roadways.
school crossings.
no passing zones.
8. This is the shape and color of a __________ sign.
do not enter
9. This road sign means:
Road work ahead
Slippery when wet
Steep downgrade
10. To be able to turn quickly, your hands must be:
next to each other on the top of the steering wheel.
on the top and bottom of the wheel.
on opposite sides of the steering wheel.
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MS DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass: 24
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass: 24
Passing score: 80%
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