Minnesota driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
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.
Passing grade —
8 or fewer errors
Drivers are required to stop for a stopped school bus when driving on a two-lane road.
You must stop when you see a:
Flashing red light
Steady yellow light
Yellow arrow
Flashing yellow light
If someone is driving aggressively behind you, you should:
Try to get out of the aggressive driver’s way
Stare at the driver as he or she is passing you
Speed up as he or she is passing you
Block the passing lane
On long trips you can prevent drowsiness by:
Turning on your car radio.
Slowing down so you can react better.
Stopping at regular intervals for a rest.
Moving your eyes from side to side as you drive.
A traffic light which has a green arrow and a red light means that:
You may only drive straight ahead.
You may drive only in the direction of the green arrow.
You must wait for a green light.
Vehicles moving in any direction must stop.
Other than by your turn signals, other motorists can sometimes determine your intention to turn by:
Your vehicle positions and eye contact.
The turning of your wheels.
Your slowing at the corner.
The actions of the car behind you.
It is unlawful to move into the same lane alongside a motorcycle.
When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car the driver just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before turning back into the right-hand lane.
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