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Let’s get ready for your Minnesota DVS Permit Test

This Minnesota DVS practice exam has been updated for 2022 and includes 40 questions from the official 2022 MN Driver Handbook. Regardless of age, Minnesota needs a driver’s permit before a license. To qualify for a permit, you must pass a written knowledge exam. To pass, you must answer 32 questions properly. When you are 15, you may apply for your permit. Completion of needed academic learning and enrollment in an approved behind-the-wheel training course is required. You may apply for a temporary license if you are 16 or older and have had your permit for six months, or three months if you are 18. Your written exam will cost $12, which includes two retakes at $10 each. Use this Minnesota DVS practice exam to ensure a first-time pass.

Car Practice Tests

Easy

240 questions

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The best place to start. This DMV permit test has road rules related questions, each with detailed explanations to help you truly learn the concepts, rather than just memorizing them. Each test is designed to be exactly like the real one. Feel free to take them as many times as you’d like, then move on to the marathon test.

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

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Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

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Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

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Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

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Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

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Practice test 6

Questions: 201-240

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Easy Marathon

Your last step before moving to the Road Signs section. Practice all the road rules questions at once.

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Hard

200 questions

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Once you’ve gotten the basic road rules down – it’s time to practice a more difficult topic. These road signs practice tests will go over road signs and other tricky topics. Take the practice permit tests as many times as it takes to get a perfect score!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

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Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

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Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

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Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

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Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

Correct: 0/40 Start
Hard Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the road signs questions at once.

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Expert

80 questions

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Finally starting to get the hang of it? Then it’s time to take the hardest permit tests. These are the most difficult topics that will go over the limits and fines as outlined in the AL Driver Handbook. || Don’t get caught by surprise on the day of your exam! Make sure you practice the most difficult questions!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

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Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

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Expert Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the limits and fines questions at once.

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Exam Simulator

Random 40 Questions

The Grand Finale. The exam simulator mimics the experience of a DVS exam, pulling random questions from a huge database. It has the same number of questions and the same passing score as your actual exam.

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What is the age requirement to obtain a Minnesota driver’s license?
To get a driver's license, you must be at least eighteen years old. You may apply for an instruction permit if you're at least 15 years old.
Who needs a Minnesota driver’s license?
Anyone in Minnesota who drives a car on public roads or highways is required to have a license.
Which documents do I have to provide in order to apply for a Minnesota driver’s license or instruction permit?
Documents proving one's identity;
Your SSN.
Documents recognized as proof of identity may be seen at https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs.
Do I have to take a physical test?
A doctor's certificate is not required, but you may offer one if you have a medical condition that can influence your driving skills.
I am under 18 years of age. Can I sign my application?
A transitional living program director must accept your application, not one of your parents, a guardian, a foster parent, or a court-appointed guardian.
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What do I have to do in order to obtain a Minnesota instruction permit?
A person must meet all identification and testing standards, as well as submit an application and cost.
If you are under 18 years of age you must also:
Attend 30 classroom hours of instruction.
To learn to drive, you must enroll in driving school.;
Alternatively:
Which tests am I required to pass in order to obtain an instruction permit?
Two tests are required for admission: one is a vision exam, and the other is a knowledge test.
How long is my permit valid?
Two (2) years.
Can I practice driving while I hold my instruction permit?
In order to pass your road test, you will need to practice. A licensed supervisor must be in the passenger seat with you at all times.
I obtained my instruction permit. Can I take the road test?
Before you may take your road test, you must have your learner's permit for at least six months. After completing the road test and submitting a Supervised Driving Log, anybody over the age of 16 may apply for a Provisional License.
Do I have any restriction while driving with my Minnesota Provisional License?
It's true that midnight and passenger restrictions apply to you.
What happens if I get involved in a crash-related moving violation while driving with my Provisional License?
You won't be able to get your driver's license back until you reach 18, and the reinstatement fees will be quite high.
I am 18 years old and I have a Minnesota Provisional License. Can I apply for a Minnesota Class D license?
You may, if you have held your Provisional License for at least a year without violating any laws.
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Where can I take my Minnesota knowledge test?
Throughout the state of Minnesota's driving examination locations. At https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/DVS/Page default.aspx, you can locate the closest office. .
Which documents do I need to provide in order to take the written test?
If you are under the age of 18, you must provide a certificate confirming that you have completed both classroom and behind-the-wheel training.
How many questions are on the Minnesota DVS permit test?
There are 40 questions in all, divided between multiple-choice and true/false options.
What is the score required to pass the test?
To pass the exam, you must get at least 80%.
How do I know when I am ready to take the permit test?
Work on your knowledge of Minnesota's traffic regulations and road signs until you are confident in your abilities.
I failed my knowledge test. What do I have to do?
There is no time limit on retaking the exam. You will be charged a price for the third and any following tests if you fail to pass them on your first two tries.
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What does the road test consist of?
Car safety equipment demonstrations, a driving performance test to see how well you handle your vehicle, and more
Which documents are required for the road test?
VPermit to teach validly;
evidence of coverage;
a logbook kept under strict supervision, and a certificate certifying that the student has completed the course (if you are under 18).
Do I have to provide a car for my road test?
Yes.
Can I use a rental car for my road test?
Yes. Make sure your name appears on the rental agreement as a driver.
What do I have to bear in mind for my road test?
Whether or not you're aware of the dangers and how you handle them will be put to the test.
You will not be required to do any unlawful acts;
Before you begin the road test, you will be required to execute a vehicle safety equipment check.
Tobacco use is not permitted during the examination;
The usage of electronic devices is strictly prohibited.
You cannot go in the automobile with anybody other than the examiner;
Parallel parking is not an option while using parking assist.
What will be evaluated during my road test?
The ability to drive the vehicle.
an understanding of the principles of parallel parking;
Parkability in the middle of the hills
Response to traffic and road conditions, traffic signs and signals, as well as other factors
To be able to indicate for a right or left turn and accomplish them;
Unmarked lanes may be used as well as marked lanes;
taking pedestrians and other drivers' safety into consideration
Possession of the ability to back up 90 degrees.
I failed the road test. What can I do?
If you don't show up to practice, your time will be forfeited. The second time you take an exam, you must pay a price to do so again. If you fail a fourth time, you'll have to take a 6-hour driving course.
I passed the road test. Can I apply for my Minnesota driver’s license?
Yes. If you're under the age of 18, you'll need your parent's or legal guardian's permission.
I have an out-of state driver’s license and I moved to Minnesota. Do I need a Minnesota driver’s license?
Yes. A normal Minnesota driver's license may be obtained 60 days after you move to Minnesota. Vision and knowledge examinations are part of the admissions process.
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I have an out-of-country driver’s license (other than Canadian) and I moved to Minnesota. What do I have to do in order to obtain a Minnesota driver’s license?
You must be able to see, know your way around, and pass a road test. The Department of Public Safety requires that you surrender all of your other driver's licenses and identity cards.

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