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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
When changing lanes you should not
check your side and rear view mirrors
use your cell phone to contact the police to determine if the road ahead is clear
give a turn signal to signal your intentions
check for other drivers who may be moving into the same lane as you
2.
This sign means:
Side Road
Work crew ahead
Playground warning
Sharp turn, slow down
3.
This sign means:
No right turn
Crossroads ahead
Steep downgrade
Narrow Bridge
4.
The correct way to use a freeway exit ramp is:
Pass slower traffic in the exit ramp.
Slow down before entering the exit ramp.
Don’t slow down until you move onto the exit ramp.
Keep your speed constant once in the exit ramp.
5.
If you stop along the road at night:
Use your parking lights only.
Use your headlights only.
Turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beams on.
Turn off all your lights.
6.
Allowing a space cushion is important because it:
Allows you time to react to situations
Prevents distractions from other vehicles
Keeps traffic flowing at a safe pace
Keeps other drivers alert
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