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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. The picture shows:
advance warning sign
a speeding fines doubled sign.
a reversible road sign.
a railroad advance warning sign.
2. Where are yield signs usually placed?
At intersections, if there is no marked stop line.
Where auxiliary roads lead into major roads.
Where major roads lead into auxiliary roads.
3. This sign means:
detour right
Do not enter
Detour to the right
The road to the right is for one-way traffic only
4. If a pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal light changes to green, you should:
wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding.
proceed unless the pedestrian is in your lane.
proceed because you have the right-of-way.
5. If the entrance lane is too short to allow acceleration to expressway speed, you should:
reduce your speed to 15 MPH or less and blend with traffic.
stop and wait for a large space in traffic.
enter the expressway and accelerate quickly.
6. Drivers cannot to pass a vehicle on the left if:
they approach the top of a hill on a two-way road and cannot see over it.
they can not safely return to the right lane before the center line changes from a broken line to a solid one.
All of the above.
7. To avoid becoming an aggressive driver, you should:
allow plenty of time to reach your destination.
use your horn frequently to warn other drivers.
talk on your cell phone while driving.
8. If the entrance lane is too short to allow acceleration to highway speed, you should:
stop and wait for a large gap in traffic, then enter the highway and accelerate quickly.
go to the next entrance ramp.
merge into highway traffic as soon as possible.
9. Regulatory signs are:
10. When you see a "merging traffic" sign on the freeway, you should:
merging traffic sign
move to another lane to let traffic enter, if safe.
slow down to allow traffic to enter.
speed up to avoid congesting traffic.
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MS Knowledge Test Facts

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