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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.
Massachusetts law requires headlights to be used:
When the driver is tired.
One half hour after sunset until one half hour before sunrise.
When the temperature drops below freezing.
During the day in favorable weather conditions.
2.
It is best to keep a space cushion:
Only in back of your vehicle.
Only on the left and right sides of your vehicle.
Only in front of the vehicle.
On all sides of the vehicle.
3.
A speed restriction sign:
May be ignored in rainy, snowy, or icy conditions.
Has a triangular shape.
Is blue with black lettering.
Shows a recommended speed for a curve or turn.
4.
When you want to make a right turn, your car must be:
Near the center of the street.
Close to the left side of the street.
Close to the right side of the street.
Past the center of the intersection when you begin to turn.
5.
While driving on a two-lane road without bicycle lanes, you encounter a bicyclist traveling in the same direction. What is the safest way to pass the bicyclist?
Slow down and wait until there is no traffic approaching, then pass the bicyclist while leaving him or her sufficient space.
Continue driving straight. It is the bicyclist’s responsibility to get out of your way.
Do not pass the bicyclist until you come to a traffic signal or stop sign.
Honk at the bicyclist to let him or her know you are about to pass.
6.
To prevent hydroplaning, you should:
Ensure that your tires have good tread depth.
Ensure that your tires are properly inflated.
Reduce your speed when driving in the rain.
All of the above.
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