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.
When approaching a Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon with two solid red lights, you must:
Proceed with caution.
Come to a complete stop before proceeding with caution.
Slow and prepare to stop.
Come to a complete stop and yield to pedestrians.
2.
If you begin to feel tired while driving, the best thing to do is to:
Get some coffee.
Open your window.
Stop driving.
Turn on the radio.
3.
Regulatory signs:
Are placed in every location where there is a present danger.
Indicate what a driver must or must not do.
Are diamond-shaped and yellow or green.
May warn drivers that they are approaching a school zone.
4.
This sign means:
Slow down if an emergency vehicle is approaching.
Look both ways as you cross the intersection.
Always come to a full stop at the intersection.
Slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary.
5.
As you near an intersection, the traffic light changes from green to yellow. Your best action is to:
Speed up to beat the red light.
Apply the brakes sharply to stop.
Be prepared to stop in the center of the intersection.
Be prepared to stop before the intersection.
6.
What is the appropriate action to take when approaching a railroad crossing that does not have signals to direct traffic?
Always bring the car to a complete stop.
Slow down and be prepared to stop.
All railroad crossings have signals so you will never encounter this situation.
Increase your speed to get across the tracks quickly.
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