ME Practice Tests
Our permit practice tests in learning mode have 25 random questions based on the handbook and real ME BMV tests. After each question, you have access to instant feedback with detailed explanations.
How should you study? Well, your first step is to get the latest version of the Maine Driver’s Manual. When you’ve studied the handbook, you can use these practice tests to check your progress and level of readiness.
The passing score in Maine is 84 percent, which means you should be able to answer at least 21 questions correctly. It is a good idea to aim a little higher on a practice test. Take enough tests to make sure you can reach a score of 92 percent with ease.
Maine Written BMV Test
Who Must Take the Test?
In general, you need to take the written BMV test:
» When you are a first time Maine applicant:
…and never had a driver’s license or permit before. You must take all examinations.
» When you have been licensed in Maine or another state:
…but your driver’s license expired more than five years ago.
» When you are a new U.S. resident with an out-of-country license:
…and wish to convert to a Maine driver’s license. (Applicants with a valid out-of-state license may have the written and road tests waived.)
» After your driver’s license have been suspended:
…some offenses will require you to retake driving knowledge test and road test.
How Many Questions are on the Written Knowledge Exam?
The official written test consists of 25 questions and you are allowed four incorrect answers, which means a passing score of 84 percent.
The BMV knowledge test will test your understanding and knowledge of traffic laws, regulations, driving skills and vehicle handling, as well as your ability to identify and understand highway signs. All questions are based on the information in the Driver’s Manual.
In Maine, special emphasis is placed on understanding laws about drinking and driving. Expect at least two or three question about alcohol and drugs.