Mississippi DPS Permit Practice Test 2022

The Mississippi DPS permit test consists of 30 questions, and you must answer at least 24 questions correctly to get a passing score (80%). The questions in our sample tests are nearly identical to those on the official MS exam.

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What to expect on the official MS permit test
Number of questions:
30
Correct answers needed to pass:
24
Passing score:
80%
Minimum age to apply:
15years
Minimum period between attempts:
1day
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Questions

Are you allowed to park 30 feet from a crosswalk at an intersection?

Yes
BNo

Parking is prohibited within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.

When parallel parking on a level street, your wheels must be within:

A6 inches of the curb
12 inches of the curb
C18 inches of the curb

In Mississippi, your tires must be within 12 inches of the curb when leaving your vehicle parallel parked on a level street.

If you get caught littering on a road in Mississippi, you will be fined between:

A$10 to $50
$50 to $250
C$300 to $500
DIt’s not illegal to litter on roads in Mississippi

You will receive a fine if you get caught littering in Mississippi. Never dump trash on the roadside or throw it out of your window. Keep this beautiful state clean!

If you see a railroad crossing sign when driving in rural areas, you know that a railroad crossing is ______ ahead of you.

A300 - 500 feet
500 - 900 feet
C900 - 1400 feet

The sign is usually posted between 500 - 900 feet ahead of you. Be ready to slow down and stop.

An officer suspects you of driving under influence (DUI), and asks for a breath test. What will happen if you refuse?

AYou will be taken into custody and your license will be revoked
Your license will be suspended for 90 days
CYour license will be suspended for 60 days

The Mississippi Implied Consent Law give officers the right to request a breath or chemical test. A DUI refusal will result in immediate license suspension for 90 days.

What is the maximum BAC limit for drivers 21+ years old?

A0.02
B0.05
0.08

If you get caught with a BAC of more than 0.08, you will be fined, get your license suspended for 120 days, and you may even be sent to jail (1st offense).

Using a hand-held mobile phone for texting while driving:

AIs recommended since it helps prevent fatigue
BIsn’t recommended
Is illegal

Texting while driving is against the law in Mississippi! Any cell phone usage while driving is a serious driving distraction and will increase the risk of a crash.

When using headlights during good weather conditions at night, you should be able to spot an object ____ ahead of you.

A100 feet
200 feet
C300 feet

When driving at night during good weather conditions, you should be able to spot an object/person 200 feet ahead of you. Also, your taillight should be seen from 500 feet.

What is the minimum speed limit for interstate highways?

A30 mph
40 mph
C50 mph

You’re not allowed to drive slower than 40mph on an interstate highway in Mississippi. Driving much slower than the speed limit can be just as dangerous as speeding.

Changing lanes is permitted across ______.

AA single solid white line
Broken white lines
CDouble solid white lines

As a general rule, broken lines can be crossed while solid lines cannot. White lines are used to separate traffic traveling in the same direction.

You must stop at least _____ away from a stopped school bus with its flashing red lights activated.

10 feet
B20 feet
C35 feet

You must stop at least 10 feet away from a stopped school bus with flashing red lights and/or an extended STOP sign.

What does this sign mean?

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ACurve ahead
BWinding road ahead
Road is slippery when wet
DReverse curve ahead - first curve to the left

In wet conditions, this road may become especially slippery. Slow down and adjust your speed in wet conditions.

Which lane must you use to turn left? The ____ or any lane permitting a left turn.

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Left-most lane
BMiddle lane
CRight-most lane
DIt doesn’t matter which lane you turn from

It’s very dangerous to turn from the wrong lane. Make sure to position yourself in the correct lane well in advance. In this case, you should begin the turn from the left-most lane or any lane permitting a left turn.

Your vehicle will use more fuel when:

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The tires are under-inflated
BThe tires are of different makes and brands
CThe tires are over-inflated

Check your tire pressure frequently. Low tire pressure will increase the rolling resistance and therefore your vehicle will need to work harder to compensate.

In icy conditions, stopping distances can increase by:

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A2 times
B5 times
10 times

Tire grip is greatly reduced in icy conditions. The stopping distance on icy conditions can be up to 10 times as long as when dry.

What does this sign mean?

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AOnly right turns
BNo right turns permitted
Drive to the right of the traffic island or highway divider
DSharp right turn ahead

This ‘Keep Right’ sign marks a highway divider or a traffic island that you must drive to the right of.

What can you do to help prevent fatigue on a long journey?

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AEat a large meal before driving
Take regular breaks
CPlay loud music

Long-distance driving can be tiring, so make sure you take rest breaks to help you stay awake and alert.

What should you do to control the speed of your vehicle when going down steep hills?

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AUse the brakes carefully and select a high gear
BUse the brakes firmly and select a high gear
Use the brakes carefully and select a low gear
DDo nothing out of the ordinary

Gravity will cause your vehicle to speed up when driving downhill, which makes it harder to control your speed or stop. Using a low gear will help your vehicle engine brake. If you don’t engine brake, your brakes may overheat and stop working completely.

What does this sign mean?

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ABicycles permitted
BAll traffic except bicycles prohibited
Bicycles prohibited

This is a ‘NO BICYCLES’ sign. It prohibits bicyclists from entering the road ahead.

Which statement is true regarding driving on gravel or dirt roads?

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AYou will have more traction compared to asphalt or concrete roads
You will have less traction compared to asphalt or concrete roads
CThe traction is the same compared to asphalt or concrete roads

Slow down when driving on gravel or dirt roads, as you will have less traction compared to asphalt or concrete roads. In short, this means that you will need a greater distance to stop and that the chance of skidding will increase.

Is the Mississippi Permit Test Hard?

About 50% fail the permit test nation-wide, so it’s not as easy as many think.

The key to a passing score on the permit test is not how quickly you read the driver’s manual; it’s how well you can remember the information. With our permit practice tests, engaging format, and wealth of information, you will be fully prepared for any question on the real written test.

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  • Take a Mississippi DPS permit practice test that looks just like the real written test you will eventually take. Check to see if you answered the multiple choice questions correctly and learn from your mistakes with the explanations we provide.
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  • Review questions that are near-identical to the real Mississippi permit test.
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