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.
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1.
Drivers may pass on a two-lane roadway marked with a single solid yellow line on their side of the centerline.
True
False
2.
Your vehicle's stopping distance increases when stopping:
On a wet or icy road.
On interstate highways.
When driving at night.
All of the above.
3.
Emergency vehicles:
Have the right-of-way when using sirens, horns, and/or flashing lights.
May use a loudspeaker to give instructions.
May follow each other.
All of the above.
4.
What do lane use control signals with a flashing yellow X indicate?
The signal is about to change to a red X.
The signal is about to change to a green arrow.
Drivers may use this lane only to make a left turn.
Drivers may drive slowly in this lane.
5.
You are involved in an accident and another person is injured. You should:
Moved the injured away from the scene immediately.
Always leave the injured where they are.
Not move the injured unnecessarily. Keep the injured warm and administer first aid.
Stay away from the injured.
6.
What is the first thing you should adjust, if needed, when you get into a car to drive?
Your seat belt
The steering wheel
Your rearview mirror
Your seat
7.
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.
8.
Smoking and preparing to smoke while driving:
Do not affect driving abilities.
Help maintain driver alertness.
Are distracting activities.
Are not distracting activities.
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