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.
Refusing to take an alcohol analysis test when under suspicion of Operating Under the Influence:
Will result in license suspension.
Is your right and will have no negative consequences.
Is recommended.
Will just result in a fine.
2.
You should be cautious when passing a bicycle because:
You are moving faster than the bicycle.
The bicycle always has the right-of-way.
Oncoming traffic may not see you pull out to pass the bicycle.
The cyclist may have to swerve into traffic to avoid an object on the road.
3.
To avoid collisions with vehicles in your blind spots, you should:
Quickly turn your head to see if your blind spot is clear before changing lanes.
Adjust your rearview mirrors every few minutes.
Honk your horn right before turning or changing lanes.
None of the above.
4.
This green arrow on a lane use control signal means:
You may use this lane.
No traffic is allowed in this lane.
You have the right-of-way.
You must merge into this lane.
5.
On slippery roads, you should:
Slow down.
Drive more quickly.
Drive the speed limit, with caution.
Not drive more quickly than 20 mph.
6.
Always signal when:
Changing lanes.
Pulling into or out of a parking space.
Pulling into traffic from a parking area or alley.
All of the above.
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