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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. When a pedestrian is crossing a street using a guide dog or carrying a white cane, drivers must:
yield the right of way at corners only.
help the pedestrian cross the street.
always yield the right-of-way.
2. When they see this sign, drivers should:
right curve sign
Slow down, and not pass other vehicles.
Slow down and pass other vehicles before they reach the curve.
Increase their speed and keep well to the right.
3. For protection, motorcyclists are required to:
keep their headlights and taillights on at all times.
signal turns, lane changes and stops.
wear approved helmets.
4. What should drivers do when they see this road sign?
advance warning sign
come to a complete stop and wait for a train to cross.
slow down, look for a train, and be prepared to stop.
look for a human flagger.
5. What should you do in case of a steering failure?
Leave the road immediately.
Don't panic. Turn on your emergency lights to let other drivers know you are having car problems. Move toward the side of the road and bring the car to a gradual stop.
Pump your gas pedal a few times to increase the pressure.
6. Drivers have to yield to pedestrians:
only if the pedestrians have a green light.
Only when the pedestrian is in a crosswalk.
even if the pedestrian is not obeying traffic controls.
7. Where there is no bicycle lane, where on the road must a bicyclist ride?
on the left shoulder of the road.
near the right curb or edge of the road.
near the left edge of the road.
8. At intersections marked with stop lines, drivers must:
signal other vehicles to stop.
come to a complete stop.
slow down and enter the intersection.
9. A vehicle that enters a road from a driveway:
must stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians.
must yield to traffic approaching from the right, while it has the right-of-way over vehicles approaching from the left.
has the right-of-way.
10. When driving in rainy weather, you should:
steer and brake smoothly.
steer off the road.
drive in low gear.
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MS DMV Knowledge Test

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