Minnesota driver's examination

Number of tests: 12
Number of questions: 40
Passing score: 32
Directions: Anyone who drives a motor vehicle on public streets or highways in Minnesota must carry a valid and unexpired driver’s license. If you have never had a driver’s license in any state or country, you must pass a knowledge test and a vision test, apply for an instruction permit, and pass a road test.

The knowledge test for your learner's permit is based on information contained in this driver’s manual. To pass the knowledge test, you must demonstrate a basic understanding of Minnesota traffic laws.

The Knowledge tests include 40 multiple choice questions

If you answer at least 32 questions correctly from the sample tests provided here you will be well prepared to take the knowledge test for your learner's permit.
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8 or fewer errors
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1.
What does an orange-colored sign mean
construction ahead
start of a no-passing zone
railroad ahead
school zone ahead
2.
This road sign means
keep right
keep left
pass with caution
no passing
3.
You may not pass another car on either side of a _______ centerline.
Single broken white
Double solid yellow
Combination solid and broken yellow
Single broken yellow
4.
Allow a larger space cushion when stopping:
On an up-hill
At a stop sign
At a toll plaza
At an intersection
5.
To check your blind spot before changing lanes:
Look into the left side mirror.
Look into the rearview mirror.
Look into the right side mirror.
Look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move.
6.
This road sign means
merging traffic
intersection ahead
steep grade ahead
winding road
7.
Before turning, you should:
Change lanes
Turn the wheel
Use your signal
Increase your speed
8.
While driving, how can you conserve gasoline by looking well ahead of your vehicle
by accelerating quickly around and slow-moving traffic
by slowing down gradually
by reducing the need to stop quickly
both a and c
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