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?
school zone ahead
railroad ahead
start of a no-passing zone
construction ahead
2.
This road sign means:
keep left
no passing
keep right
pass with caution
3.
You may not pass another car on either side of a _______ centerline.
Single broken yellow
Single broken white
Double solid yellow
Combination solid and broken yellow
4.
To check your blind spot before changing lanes:
Look into the right side mirror.
Look into the rearview mirror.
Look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move.
Look into the left side mirror.
5.
This road sign means:
winding road
intersection ahead
merging traffic
steep grade ahead
6.
While driving, how can you conserve gasoline by looking well ahead of your vehicle:
by reducing the need to stop quickly
by accelerating quickly around and slow-moving traffic
both a and c
by slowing down gradually
7.
Before turning, you should:
Use your signal
Turn the wheel
Change lanes
Increase your speed
8.
Allow a larger space cushion when stopping:
At a toll plaza
On an up-hill
At an intersection
At a stop sign
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