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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. When a pedestrian is crossing a street guided by a dog or carrying a white cane:
you must yield the right of way at corners only.
you must tell them where to cross the street.
you must always yield the right-of-way.
2. When they see this sign, drivers should:
slow down and keep well to the left.
slow down and keep well to the right.
increase their speed and keep well to the right.
3. For protection, motorcyclists are required to:
keep their headlights and taillights on at all times.
signal turns, lane changes and stops.
wear approved helmets.
4. What should drivers do when they see this road sign?
come to a complete stop and wait for a train to cross.
slow down, look for a train, and be prepared to stop.
look for a human flagger.
5. What should you do in case of a steering failure?
Leave the road immediately.
Slowly take your foot off the gas pedal, turn on your emergency lights and keep your foot off the brake pedal while it is safe.
Try pumping your gas pedal to increase pressure.
6. You have to yield to a pedestrian:
only if the traffic lights are in the pedestrians favor.
only when the pedestrian is in the crosswalk.
always, even if the pedestrian is not obeying traffic controls.
7. Where there is no bicycle lane, where on the road must a bicyclist ride?
on the left shoulder of the road.
near the right curb or edge of the road.
near the left edge of the road.
8. At intersections marked with stop lines, drivers must:
signal other vehicles to stop.
come to a complete stop.
slow down and enter the intersection.
9. A vehicle that enters a road from a driveway:
must stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians.
must yield to traffic approaching from the right, while it has the right-of-way over vehicles approaching from the left.
has the right-of-way.
10. When its raining, you should:
steer and brake smoothly.
steer off the road.
drive in low gear.
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MS DMV 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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