View instructions
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. If your wheels drop off the pavement edge, you should:
turn back onto the roadway immediately.
turn gradually back onto the roadway when safe.
2. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
3. When a hazard is seen ahead, reaction distance:
is the sum of perception distance and braking distance.
is how far a vehicle will continue to travel, in ideal conditions, before the driver hits the brakes.
equals total stopping distance minus perception distance.
4. On slippery roads, drivers should:
leave more space in front of their vehicle.
increase their speed to avoid hydroplaning.
come to a complete stop.
5. A bad car suspension can cause:
squealing brakes.
Pumping the brakes.
vehicle control problems.
6. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Detour ahead
No U-turn
No left turn
7. Which statement about taking medications and driving is true?
Cold medications can make a person drowsy.
Prescribed drugs are safe to take at any time.
Over the counter drugs do not affect driving ability.
8. This road sign means:
yield ahead sign
Side road ahead
Yield sign ahead
Side road entering from the left
9. This road sign means:
winding road sign
Winding road
Multiple Turns
Pedestrian Crossing
10. This road sign means:
side road sign
Low clearance
Side road
Yield the right-of-way
Page 1 of 3
Next page

MS DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
Share This Online DMV Test
Rate this DMV Practice Test
4.9 out of 5
based on 215 votes