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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 Driver's Manual, and will concern the Mississippi traffic laws, road signs, road rules and safe driving practices. The Mississippi MS DMV knowledge test consists of 30 questions, and you'll need 24 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Turn left or go through
No right turn
One-way street ahead
2. An edge line that angles toward the center of the road indicates that:
there’s a narrow bridge ahead.
the road is narrower ahead.
you must turn right.
3. This sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
Roundabout ahead. Slow down.
4. What do pennant-shaped signs indicate?
A No Passing Zone
A school crossing
5. If an approaching driver does not dim the headlights, you should:
move your eyes to the left to help avoid the glare of approaching high beams.
flash your headlights to low beam for a second, then return to high beam.
move your eyes to the right and avoid looking directly at the bright lights.
6. Before stopping their vehicle on the roadway, drivers should:
pump the brakes to check if they work properly.
check their mirrors for traffic.
place their foot on the accelerator.
7. Pentagonal signs are used to indicate:
possible hazards on roadways.
school crossings.
no passing zones.
8. This is the shape and color of a ________ sign.
yield sign
do not enter
9. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Work work ahead
Slippery when wet
Steep downgrade
10. To be able to turn quickly, your hands should be:
next to each other on the top of the steering wheel.
on the steering wheel, so they are at the 6 and 12 o'clock positions.
placed on opposite sides of the steering wheel.
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MS DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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