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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7 or fewer errors
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1.
An approaching driver fails to dim their high beam headlights. Where should you look?
At the wheels of the approaching vehicle.
Toward the right side of the road.
Toward the left side of the road.
Straight down the middle of the road.
2.
This sign means:
All traffic must turn left.
No left turn.
No U-turn.
Truck route to the left.
3.
This sign means:
U-turns are prohibited.
U-turns are permitted.
Winding road ahead.
Sharp left turn ahead.
4.
If you are driving in another driver's blind spot, you should:
Move forward or drop back so the other driver can see you.
Keep a steady pace.
Stay in the driver's blind spot.
Honk to let them know you are there.
5.
When driving on slippery roads, you should:
Use alternate routes.
Drive as you would on dry roads.
Increase your following distance.
Avoid crossing bridges or intersections.
6.
When changing lanes on a highway, you should:
Signal a lane change.
Check your rearview and outside mirrors.
Check your blind spot by glancing over your shoulder.
All of the above.
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