Massachusetts driver's examination

Number of tests: 14
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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
The correct way to use a freeway exit ramp is:
Keep your speed constant once in the exit ramp.
Pass slower traffic in the exit ramp.
Don’t slow down until you move onto the exit ramp.
Slow down before entering the exit ramp.
This sign means:
Crossroads ahead
Steep downgrade
No right turn
Narrow Bridge
This sign means:
Side road
Playground warning
Work crew ahead
Sharp turn, slow down
If you stop along the road at night:
Turn off all your lights.
Turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beams on.
Use your parking lights only.
Use your headlights only.
Allowing a space cushion is important because it:
Prevents distractions from other vehicles
Keeps other drivers alert
Allows you time to react to situations
Keeps traffic flowing at a safe pace
When changing lanes you should not:
give a turn signal to signal your intentions
check for other drivers who may be moving into the same lane as you
check your side and rear view mirrors
use your cell phone to contact the police to determine if the road ahead is clear
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