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 sign shows one type of:
Right turn.
Intersection.
Lane change.
Road curve.
2.
In winter weather, overpasses and bridges:
Are affected in the exact same ways as other roadways.
Freeze after the rest of the roads.
Thaw out before the rest of the roads.
Freeze before the rest of the roads.
3.
“Highway hypnosis” is a driving condition that can result from:
Staring at the roadway for long periods of time.
Frequent rest stops.
Too much sleep the night before your trip.
Short trips on expressways.
4.
When driving on an interstate:
Stop on the shoulder of the road if you are tired.
You should always use cruise control.
Signal, check mirrors, and check blind spots before changing lanes.
You should change lanes often.
5.
This sign means:
T intersection.
Lane shifting.
Side road.
Do not block intersection.
6.
Two solid white lines painted across a traffic lane show the boundaries of a crosswalk. As a driver, you should know that:
Motor vehicles have the right-of-way over pedestrians in crosswalks.
When pedestrians are in crosswalks, they should be given the right-of-way.
No one has the right-of-way in a crosswalk.
Pedestrians are responsible to stay out of the way of all traffic.
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