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Anyone who drives a motor vehicle on public streets or highways in Minnesota must carry a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit. Your eyes will be screened when you apply for, or renew, your driver’s license or learner’s permit. The MN DMV written test contains multiple-choice and true or false questions that evaluate your knowledge and understanding of Minnesota road rules, road signs and safety rules. The MN DMV test is based on information contained in the official Minnesota Driver's Manual, and consists of 40 questions. You need 32 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. This sign means:
hairpin corner
Sharp right turn ahead.
Right turns not allowed.
Hairpin corner ahead.
Warning: U-turn ahead.
2. What does this sign indicate?
parallel railroad crossing
Parallel railroad crossing (side road)
Low ground clearance railroad crossing
Parallel railroad crossing (crossroad)
Train intersection
3. Drivers should treat a railroad crossbuck sign the same as a yield sign.
4. You are approaching an intersection with a yellow flashing light. You should:
stop and wait for the light to change.
speed up to beat the red light.
prepare to stop; the light is about to turn red.
slow down and proceed with caution through the intersection.
5. Drivers cannot to pass a vehicle on the left if:
they can not safely return to the right lane before the center line changes from a broken line to a solid one.
they are within 100 feet of a railroad crossing.
they approach the top of a hill on a two-way road and cannot see over it.
All of the above.
6. This road sign means:
sharp right turn
Construction zone ahead
Sharp turn, slow down
School zone ahead
Side road
7. A yellow arrow means:
If you intend to turn in the direction of the arrow, be prepared to stop.
Do not go in the direction of the arrow.
The same as a steady yellow light.
None of the above.
8. You go with a group of friends to a social event, and you plan to have a few drinks. You should:
arrange to ride home with a friend who does not drink.
make alcohol the focus of the event.
stop drinking several minutes before you intend to leave.
avoid alternating between drinks with alcohol and drinks without any alcohol.
9. If you stop along the road at night:
turn off all your lights.
turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beams on.
turn on your headlights only.
turn off your emergency lights and leave your high beams on.
10. ABS is the acronym for:
Anti-lock Brake System.
Asphalt-Braking System.
Anti-Braking System.
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MN DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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