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Minnesota driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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.
Your first response to reduced visibility should be:
Turning on your headlights.
Reducing your speed.
Turning on your windshield wipers.
Looking for road edge markings to guide you.
2.
Which of the following is true regarding seat belts and child restraints in vehicles?
You should never place an infant or small child in the front seat of a vehicle with airbags.
An airbag can be dangerous to an infant or small child, even in a low-speed collision.
You should always make sure all your passengers are using a seat belt or child restraint.
All of the above.
3.
When preparing to turn left, drivers should:
Slow down gradually while checking their rearview mirror.
Move into the left lane.
Watch for oncoming vehicles and pedestrians.
All of the above.
4.
If you become stranded in a snowstorm, the best thing to do is to:
Get out of the car and go for help.
Lay down in your car and go to sleep.
Walk into the road and get the attention of other drivers.
Stay in the car, as you are most likely to be found when you stay in your vehicle.
5.
You are approaching a railroad crossing that has no visible gates or flashing lights, but has a standard crossbuck. You should:
Approach all tracks with extreme caution and cross only when you know that there is no train coming.
Turn your radio down to hear if there may be an approaching train.
Only continue once cleared to do so by a flagger, if applicable.
All of the above.
6.
The best way to deal with tailgaters is to:
Speed up to increase the distance between you and the tailgater.
Slam on your brakes to get the other driver to back off.
Change lanes or gradually slow down to encourage them to pass.
Ignore them.
7.
Drivers may not pass from either side of a ____ centerline.
Combination solid and broken yellow
Single broken yellow
Double solid yellow
Single broken white
8.
Which of the following best ensures your safety and the safety of those around you when you are backing your vehicle?
Honk your horn right before shifting into reverse.
Check behind the vehicle before you get into the driver's seat.
Check your rearview mirrors to see what is behind you.
Turn up the car radio before backing up to get the attention of anyone who may be around you.
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