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.
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 medicine reduces the effect of the alcohol.
The combination could multiply the effects of the alcohol.
2.
When traveling behind a motorcycle:
Allow at least 4 seconds of following distance
Allow a following distance of at least 4 motorcycle lengths
Allow at least 2 seconds of following distance
Allow a following distance of at least 2 car lengths
3.
To avoid a collision, you should:
Stay in your lane and brace for the accident.
Move into the other vehicle’s lane.
Stop, turn, or speed up.
Drive across the left lane to the left shoulder of the road.
4.
Drive below the posted speed limit when:
Others drive below the speed limit
Entering a highway where there are other cars
Anything makes conditions less than perfect
You are on a four lane road
5.
At an intersection with a yield sign, you should:
Yield to all traffic on the left.
Slow down and yield the right-of-way to other traffic.
Yield to all traffic on the right.
Always stop before entering the intersection.
6.
When driving in fog, you should use your _________.
Hazard flashers
Parking lights
Low beam headlights
High beam headlights
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