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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 MS DMV 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 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 you to pay more attention to driving.
anything that takes your attention away from driving.
anything that causes evasive action while driving.
3. A broken yellow line between two lanes of traffic means:
Both lanes of traffic are going in the same direction
Passing is permitted when its safe
Passing is not permitted
4. When entering the interstate, you should check for a gap in traffic in the nearest lane, adjust your speed to meet that gap, signal and:
slow down.
wait for the lane to be clear.
merge carefully into that gap.
5. In work zones, you should:
follow the driver in front of you closely.
maintain your speed the while way through the zone.
reduce your 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:
change lanes and maintain your current speed.
slow down because the lane ends ahead.
be prepared for workers and equipment ahead.
9. A steady green light at an intersection 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 the highway, you should:
park with all four wheels off the traveled highway, if possible.
stop where you are.
stop in the right lane.
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MS DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass: 24
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass: 24
Passing score: 80%
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