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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Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
When driving in fog, you should use your _________.
Low beam headlights
Parking lights
Hazard flashers
High beam headlights
2.
When traveling behind a motorcycle:
Allow a following distance of at least 2 car lengths
Allow at least 2 seconds of following distance
Allow at least 4 seconds of following distance
Allow a following distance of at least 4 motorcycle lengths
3.
Drive below the posted speed limit when:
You are on a four lane road
Entering a highway where there are other cars
Others drive below the speed limit
Anything makes conditions less than perfect
4.
What effect does drinking alcohol and taking a prescription drug or over the counter medicine have
The alcohol will help the medicine cure the cold.
No effect, they are different substances.
The combination could multiply the effects of the alcohol.
The medicine reduces the effect of the alcohol.
5.
At an intersection with a yield sign, you should:
Slow down and yield the right-of-way to other traffic.
Yield to all traffic on the left.
Yield to all traffic on the right.
Always stop before entering the intersection.
6.
To avoid a collision, you should:
Drive across the left lane to the left shoulder of the road.
Move into the other vehicle’s lane.
Stop, turn, or speed up.
Stay in your lane and brace for the accident.
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