Massachusetts driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 7
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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7 or fewer errors
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1.
This sign means:
Divided highway starts.
Bumps in the road.
Curves ahead.
Divided highway ends.
2.
Drivers who eat and drink while driving:
Have no driving errors
Are better drivers because they are not hungry
Have trouble controlling their vehicles
Have trouble driving slow
3.
You need to use extra caution when driving near a pedestrian using a white cane because:
He or she has a mental disability
He or she is deaf
He or she has a walking problem
He or she is blind
4.
When in a motor vehicle on a highway, it is:
All right to drink if you're not driving.
Illegal to either drink from or possess open containers of alcohol in the passenger compartment.
All right to drink if you're driving but not drunk.
Illegal to drink from, but all right to transport, open containers of alcohol in the passenger compartment.
5.
This sign means:
No right turn
Steep downgrade
Narrow Bridge
Crossroads ahead
6.
This road sign means
busy sidewalk
jogging trail
school crossing
pedestrian crossing
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