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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 another vehicle is passing you:
pull your vehicle as far to the right as possible without leaving the pavement.
stay in your lane and maintain speed unless there is an emergency.
stay in your lane and reduce speed.
2. The yield sign is ___ and white, with ___ letters.
red; white
red; red
yellow; black
3. When taking medication while driving, you should:
drive 20 MPH below the posted speed limit.
consult your physician and/or pharmacist regarding any prescription medication and its possible effects on driving.
follow other vehicles closely.
4. A broken yellow line on your side of the roadway only means:
Passing is not permitted on either side.
Passing is permitted on both sides.
Passing is permitted on your side of the roadway.
5. This road sign is:
slower traffic keep right
a speed reduction sign.
a warning sign.
a regulatory sign.
6. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Right turn is not permitted
Left turns are permitted
You may turn right after yielding the right-of-way to oncoming traffic
7. The driver is about to:
hand signal left turn
turn left.
turn right.
8. When approaching someone using a white cane or guide dog, drivers should:
come to a complete stop and invite them to take the right-of-way.
proceed normally.
slow down and be prepared to stop.
9. This sign warns drivers of:
sharp right turn
a cross road.
a side road.
a sharp turn.
10. A red arrow on a traffic light means:
You may turn in in the direction of the arrow after coming to a complete stop.
You must stop and then proceed when the way is clear.
You may not turn in the direction of the arrow until a green light or arrow light goes on.
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MS DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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