Massachusetts driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 18
Directions: Each learner’s permit exam has 25 multiple-choice questions. Topics covered on the exam include alcohol misuse, suspensions, and JOL violations, as well as rules of the road and identifying road signs.To pass the exam, you must answer 18 questions correctly within the allotted time of 25 minutes.

Full-service RMV Branches have automated testing stations (ATS), which are easy-to-use videoscreen kiosks that use a computer program to deliver learner’s permit exam questions visually. The ATS lets you practice with sample questions before beginning the actual exam. You must study the contents of this manual to be able to pass the learner’s permit exam.

The learner’s permit exam fee of $30 covers the cost of processing your application and administering your learner’s permit exam. If you fail the exam or your permit expires, you will be charged this fee again for another examination.
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1.
This sign indicates that:
There are trucks on the hill
A logging road is ahead
No trucks are allowed on the hill
There is a steep hill ahead
2.
Before turning, you should:
Increase your speed
Turn the wheel
Use your signal
Change lanes
3.
This road sign means
do not enter- wrong way
no turn on red
do not pass
keep right
4.
A driver approaching a flashing red traffic signal must:
Drive carefully without stopping
Stop before entering the intersection
Slow down at the light
Merge to the right
5.
If your car breaks down on a highway, you should:
Flash your headlights at oncoming traffic
Sit in your car and wait for help
Use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers
Sound your horn at passing motorists
6.
If you are stopped by a police officer, you should:
Get your paperwork ready before the officer reaches your car
Get out of your car and walk toward the patrol car
Unbuckle your seat belt and lower your window
Stay in your vehicle with your hands on the steering wheel, and wait for the officer to approach you
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