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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:
slippery road sign
Slippery when wet
Steep downgrade
Road curves ahead
2. A driver distraction is anything that:
causes excessive concentration while driving.
takes the attention away from driving.
causes aggressive behavior while driving.
3. A broken yellow line between two lanes of traffic means:
Passing on the right is permitted in either direction
Passing is permitted when safe.
Passing is not permitted.
4. When entering an interstate highway, you should check for a gap in traffic in the nearest lane, adjust your speed to match the flow of traffic, signal and:
slow down gradually.
wait for the lane to be clear.
merge into that gap when safe.
5. When driving in work zones, drivers should:
closely follow the driver in front of them.
maintain their speed through the work zone.
reduce their speed and be prepared to stop.
6. This signal means:
flag stop
Slow down
Move to the left
7. A thumping sound can be a warning:
of a brake failure.
that a tire blowout is about to occur.
of a steering failure.
8. If you see orange construction signs and cones on a freeway, you must:
maintain your current speed while changing lanes.
make a U-turn because the lane ends ahead.
be prepared for workers and equipment ahead.
9. A steady green light at intersections means:
You may drive through the intersection if the road is clear
You must increase your speed
You may not turn right
10. If your car becomes disabled on a highway, you should:
park with all four wheels off the highway, if possible.
stop where you are.
stop in the right lane.
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MS DMV Written Test

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