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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 they see this road sign, drivers must:
wrong way sign
come to a complete stop and call the police.
treat it as a Yield sign.
not drive past this sign.
treat it as a 4-Way Stop sign.
2. This sign means:
merging traffic sign
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
A road crosses the main highway ahead.
None of the above.
3. Before turning left, it is important to:
swing to the right side of your lane.
flash your headlights to alert the other drivers.
yield to oncoming vehicles.
sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
4. Work zone signs:
mean that drivers should drive faster to get out of the work zone.
mean that drivers must come to a complete stop and back up.
provide information on road work or other temporary road conditions.
mean that road conditions will improve soon.
5. Air bags are meant to _________ seat belts.
work with
6. What does a yellow arrow signal mean?
yellow arrow
Vehicles moving in all directions must stop if they can. The light will soon be red.
The same as the yellow light, but applies only to movement in the direction of the arrow.
The same as a green light.
None of the above.
7. A broken white line:
separates two lanes traveling in the same direction.
means passing or crossing is prohibited in that lane.
marks the right edge of the roadway.
None of the above.
8. You are driving in the left lane and want to change to the right lane. Before changing lanes, you should check your mirrors, signal and:
accelerate slightly before looking around your vehicle.
look over both shoulders for vehicles in front of you.
look over your left shoulder.
look over your right shoulder.
9. When in a motor vehicle on or off the highway, it is:
acceptable to drink alcoholic beverages if you are not driving.
illegal to drink from, but permissible to transport, open containers of alcohol in the passenger compartment.
permissible to drink a moderate amount of alcohol when driving with a passenger.
illegal to keep an open container of alcohol in the passenger compartment.
10. Most signs used in street work areas are:
rectangle shaped.
regulatory signs.
diamond shaped.
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MN DMV Test Facts

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