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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 MS DMV 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 need 24 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. Which shape is a yield sign?
Upside-down triangle
Vertical rectangle
2. An intersection with stop signs at all four (or more) corners, you must yield the right-of-way to the driver:
on your right.
arrived before you.
on your left.
3. When you back up:
always look through the rear window.
do it fast.
rely only on your rear-view mirror.
4. If your vehicle has a mechanical problem, you should:
put on your hazard lights and pull off the road.
signal and pull into the slow lane.
stop in your lane and put on your hazard lights.
5. What is the proper way to enter an expressway from the entrance ramp?
Go down to the bottom of the ramp and stop until it is safe to enter the expressway.
Use the acceleration lane to blend into the traffic.
Go down the ramp and cross over to the traffic lane as soon as possible.
6. This sign warns drivers that:
reduction of lanes sign
the road ahead is narrow.
the right lane ends.
there is a one lane bridge ahead.
7. A flashing yellow light means:
Yield the right-of-way to other traffic at the intersection.
The light will soon change from green to red.
Drive with caution.
8. In the following situations, drivers should increase their following interval:
When it is hard to see ahead because of bad weather.
When following vehicles that are required to come to a stop at railroad crossings.
All of the above.
9. This sign tells drivers:
no turn on red sign
they must wait for the traffic signal to turn green before turning right or left.
they may not turn right or left during the red light.
All of the above.
10. To drive defensively, you must:
avoid scanning the road ahead.
keep one hand on the steering wheel.
keep your eyes moving.
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MS DMV Practice Test Facts

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
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