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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 regulatory road sign indicates that:
slower traffic keep right
Slower vehicles traveling on multiple lane highways must stay in the right lane.
The right hand lane is reserved for buses and car-pool vehicles.
Vehicles must slow down and stay in the right lane.
2. Large trucks:
take longer to stop than passenger vehicles.
have high-tech air brakes which allow them to stop quickly.
are more maneuverable than passenger vehicles.
3. When being passed by another vehicle, drivers should:
slightly increase their speed.
slow down.
maintain a constant speed.
4. Which of the following is NOT true about ABS?
It helps increase your stopping distance.
It improves the vehicle stability.
It improves the steering ability.
5. Vehicles stopped behind a school bus when the red lights are flashing must remain stopped until:
the bus lights are no longer flashing or the bus resumes motion.
the flashing lights turn green.
all students are off the bus.
6. You ________ traffic headed toward you when you turn left.
must not yield to
must yield to
must interrupt
7. ___________ are green with white letters and symbols.
Destination signs (guide signs)
Regulatory signs
Warning signs
8. If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should:
stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing.
honk your horn and proceed with caution.
make sure the pedestrian can see you before proceeding.
9. When pedestrians are in a crosswalk, drivers should:
go ahead because drivers have the right-of-way.
wait for them to cross.
pull over to the right and stop.
10. If your front wheels start to skid, the first thing you should do is:
Take your foot off the gas pedal and shift to neutral.
Speed up, pump your brakes and steer in the direction the vehicle is trying to go.
Immediately turn in the direction you want to go.
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MS DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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