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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. You are considered to be driving under the influence when your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is ____ or more.
2. When you see this sign you should stop and:
check traffic in all direction before proceeding.
check for vehicles in the opposite direction, then proceed.
yield the right-of way to all vehicles coming from the left, then proceed.
3. This sign means:
right curve sign
The road will curve to the right.
Do not turn right.
Left turns are not allowed at the intersection.
4. Drivers should be aware that a motorcyclist may:
quickly change speed or lane position.
decrease speed and rise off the seat when approaching a railroad crossing.
All of the above.
5. This road sign warns drivers that:
two way traffic ahead sign
the one-way street or roadway is about to change to two-way traffic.
they are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
a divided highway is ahead.
6. The picture shows a _________ sign.
no u turn sign
sharp turn
no U-turn
no left turn
7. An emergency vehicle that uses lights and a siren can be unpredictable. Why?
Emergency vehicles must go faster than the posted speed limit when it is safe to do so.
The driver can legally pass red lights.
Emergency vehicle drivers are not required to be careful.
8. If a traffic officer signals you to drive through a red light:
you must not obey the officer. Signs and signals take precedence over directions given by traffic officers.
you must do it.
you must wait for the red light to turn green.
9. Sudden wind gusts on highways:
only affect large vehicles.
can cause drivers to lose control of their vehicle.
are generally caused by dust and dirt blowing around.
10. A yellow arrow means:
If you intend to turn in the direction of the arrow, be prepared to stop.
Do not go in the direction of the arrow.
The same as a steady yellow light.
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MS DMV Written Test Facts

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