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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. A vehicle is stopped at a crosswalk to allow a pedestrian to cross the roadway. The driver of the vehicle approaching from the rear should:
overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
sound the horn.
not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
2. This road sign indicates that:
restricted lane ahead sign
buses and car pools may not travel in the restricted lane.
Vehicles cannot go straight ahead, and must turn either to the right or left.
a lane is reserved for certain purposes or certain vehicles.
3. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Traffic may be merging into your lane
Winding Road Ahead
No Right Turn
4. Which of the following road surfaces freezes first when wet?
Bridges and overpasses.
5. What does a flashing yellow light mean?
flashing yellow light
Drivers may move forward with caution.
The same thing as a stop sign.
All of the above.
6. A broken white line:
means passing or crossing is prohibited in that lane.
marks the right edge of the roadway.
separates two lanes traveling in the same direction.
7. This road sign means:
side road sign
All traffic must go straight ahead
A road joins from the right
All traffic must turn right
8. Regulatory signs are:
white triangles.
green rectangles.
white rectangles.
9. What type of pavement marking shows you which lane you must use for a turn?
Edge line
10. When they see a crossbuck sign, drivers:
must always come to a complete stop.
are legally required to yield the right of way to trains.
must slow down and wait for the red lights to flash.
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MS DMV Permit Test Facts

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