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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. When entering a highway from an entrance ramp, drivers should:
stop first, then gradually enter traffic.
enter slowly to avoid other vehicles.
drive above the speed of traffic to get ahead.
accelerate to the speed of traffic.
2. Drivers may cross solid yellow lines:
when making turns.
only to pass traffic moving in the same direction.
during daylight hours only.
at any time.
3. What is the meaning of blue traffic signs?
Blue indicates road user services.
They give directional information.
 A blue background indicates a regulatory sign.
Blue indicates pedestrian crossings and school zones.
4. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No right turn
No U-turns
Left turns are permitted
You may turn right after yielding the right-of-way to oncoming traffic
5. What does this road sign indicate?
Hospital service
Interstate highway
Area reserved for people with disabilities
Hill area
6. What is a likely effect when you take another drug while you drink alcohol?
The effects of alcohol are reduced by the drug.
The effects of the alcohol and the drug are enhanced.
If the drug is over-the-counter, there are no effects.
There are no effects, unless the drug is prescription only.
7. You should use turn signals to indicate your intention with sufficient time to allow other drivers to see the signal:
BEFORE you move.
AFTER you move.
if it’s raining.
even if they are short sighted.
8. This sign indicates:
slow moving vehicle sign
A no-passing zone
A shared lane
A slow-moving vehicle
9. This road sign means:
cross road sign
Intersection ahead
Side road
Do not enter
Church ahead
10. You reach an intersection that is not controlled at the same time as a driver on your right, and both of you prepare to go straight. Who has the right-of-way?
No one.
The other driver.
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MN DMV Permit Test

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