Massachusetts driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
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 road sign means:
Drive with caution and be ready to slow down.
Do not drive in this lane.
You must come to a complete stop and yield the right-of-way.
Slow down, be prepared to stop, and, if necessary, yield the right-of-way.
2.
You must stop at a railroad crossing when:
Directed to do so by a flagger.
It is controlled by a stop sign.
Flashing red signals and gates are present and operating.
All of the above.
3.
A good rule to remember for passing is:
Pass on the right whenever possible.
Drive with the flow of traffic and pass only as needed.
Try to get to the front of any slow-moving traffic so that you can see better.
Always flash your lights and sound your horn to alert other drivers to your intentions.
4.
When driving in bad weather, drivers should:
Increase their speed to reach their final destination more quickly.
Decrease their following distance.
Increase their following distance.
None of the above.
5.
When driving in fog:
Use your parking lights.
Use your low beams.
Use your high beams.
It makes no difference which lights you use.
6.
A traffic light displaying a green arrow and a red light means that:
You may only drive straight ahead.
You may drive only in the direction of the green arrow.
You must wait for a solid green light to proceed in any direction.
Vehicles moving in any direction must stop.
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