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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. Aggressive driving behaviors can include:
excessive following distance.
a tendency to drive slow.
erratic lane changes.
2. The road is the most slippery:
when it first starts to rain.
after it rains.
All of the above.
3. If it safe to do so, you can pass a vehicle ahead when:
there is a solid line on your side of the road.
there is a broken line on your side of the road.
you are on a hill or curve.
4. When passing a vehicle, it is safe to return to your lane when:
you can see both headlights of the vehicle you passed in your rearview mirror.
you look over your shoulder and see no vehicle behind you.
the driver you just passed signals you over.
5. When turning, drivers should:
check traffic in all directions.
always move to the right lane.
increase their speed to improve stability.
6. To drive defensively, you must:
anticipate errors by other drivers.
not check behind you through your mirrors.
assume that a driver who approaches a STOP sign on a side road is actually going to stop.
7. If the driver of an oncoming vehicle fails to dim the lights, you should look:
toward the center of the roadway.
toward the right side of the road.
straight ahead.
8. Never make a U-turn from:
the right lane.
the lane you’re in.
the left part of the lane nearest to the centerline of the roadway.
9. Drivers should adjust their rearview and side mirrors:
before they start driving.
before they get into the car.
whenever they need to use them.
10. When a school bus is picking up or dropping off children, you must:
stop regardless of your direction of travel.
slow down and pass the bus with caution.
stop if you are driving in the same direction.
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MS DMV Practice Test Facts

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