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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. Which of the following substances can affect the ability to drive?
Cold tablets containing codeine or antihistamines.
Tranquilizers and sedatives.
All of the above.
2. What is the slow moving vehicle symbol?
A reflective orange triangle
A reflective yellow diamond
A reflective white triangle
3. If a driver follows you too closely, you should:
move to another lane if possible.
activate your stop lights.
brake suddenly.
4. This sign means:
hairpin corner
Hairpin corner ahead.
Warning: U-turn ahead.
Sharp right turn ahead.
5. You hear a siren close by but cannot see where the emergency vehicle is. What do you do?
Pull over to the right side of the road and stop until you are sure the emergency vehicle is not headed toward you.
Stop immediately and activate your emergency flashers.
Keep driving until you are sure the emergency vehicle is headed toward you.
6. When driving in fog, drivers should:
Use low beam headlights.
Use high beam headlights.
Put their emergency flashers on.
7. When passing another car, you have enough room to return to the driving lane when:
you are at least 50 feet in front of the vehicle.
you can see both headlights of the car you passed in your rearview mirror.
you cannot see the vehicle directly to your right.
8. Blind spots are:
Areas to the side or rear of a vehicle that the driver cannot see with use of mirrors.
Dangerous intersection where the maximum speed limit is 15 MPH or less.
At night, the darkest areas of a road, where emergency flashers should be used.
9. This sign means:
merging traffic sign
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
A road crosses the main highway ahead.
10. what shape is a railroad advance warning sign?
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MS DMV Permit Test

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