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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.
A driver should be extra alert to motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians because:
They’re difficult to see in traffic.
They obey different traffic laws than larger motor vehicles.
They always have the right-of-way.
They don’t have rearview mirrors.
2.
This sign means that:
A community service group is picking up trash along the highway ahead.
Workers are on or very close to the road in the work zone ahead.
Children are at play ahead.
There is a pedestrian crosswalk ahead.
3.
A bicyclist who doesn’t obey traffic laws:
Is in the right because bicyclists don’t have to obey traffic laws.
Can be ticketed.
Will always receive a warning from law enforcement.
Will have their bicycle impounded.
4.
When driving past a vehicle that has just stopped in a parked position on the side of the road, you should:
Assume that the driver will open the car door as you approach.
Speed up.
Slam on your brakes.
Assume that the driver will wait for you to pass before opening the door.
5.
What is a "No zone?"
A designated no passing zone
A one-way traffic area
The blind spot of a large vehicle
An area designated for motor vehicles
6.
You are entering a crowded freeway. What should you do to merge into traffic?
Use your side and rearview mirrors and check your blind spots.
Use the acceleration lane to adjust your speed to match the speed of freeway traffic.
Yield to traffic already on the freeway.
All of the above.
7.
You are driving up a hill and are approaching a heavy truck from the rear. You should know that:
The truck may be traveling at a speed slower than the posted speed limit.
You may not be able to safely pass the truck.
You may not be able to legally pass the truck.
All of the above.
8.
Consuming which of the following substances may impair your ability to drive safely and may result in an arrest for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII)?
Beer, wine, and other liquor
Controlled substances, such as illegal drugs or prescription medicines
Inhalants, such as glue or paint
All of the above
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