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 regulatory road sign indicates that:
Slower vehicles traveling on multiple lane highways must stay in the right hand lane.
The right hand lane is reserved for buses and car-pool vehicles.
Vehicles must slow down and stay in the right lane.
2. Large trucks:
take longer to stop than passenger vehicles.
all have air brakes which allow them to stop quickly.
are more maneuverable than passenger vehicles.
3. When being passed by another vehicle, drivers should:
speed up.
slow down.
maintain a constant speed.
4. Which of the following is NOT true about ABS?
It helps increase your stopping distance.
It improves the vehicle stability.
It improves the steering ability.
5. Vehicles stopped behind a school bus when the red lights are flashing must remain stopped until:
the stop arm is retracted and the bus resumes motion.
the stop arm is retracted.
all students are off the bus.
6. You ________ traffic headed toward you when you turn left.
must not yield to
must yield to
must interrupt
7. ___________ are green with white letters and symbols.
Destination signs (guide signs)
Regulation signs (regulatory signs)
Warning signs
8. If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should:
stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing.
cautiously drive around the pedestrian.
make sure the pedestrian can see you before proceeding.
9. If the motorist sees pedestrians in a crosswalk, what should the motorist do?
Go ahead. The motorist has the right-of-way.
Wait for them to cross.
Pull to the right and go behind them.
10. What is the first thing you should do if your front wheels start to skid?
Take your foot off the gas and shift to neutral.
Accelerate and turn the steering wheel in the direction the vehicle is trying to go.
Immediately steer in the direction you want to go.
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Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass: 24
Passing score: 80%
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