MN Practice Tests
Our permit practice tests in learning mode have 25 random questions based on the handbook and real MN DMV 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota is 80 percent, which means you should be able to answer at least 20 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.
Minnesota Knowledge Test
Who Must Take the Test?
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.
If you let your Minnesota driver’s license expire you must take the knowledge test again. If your license has been expired for more than one year you must also pass the road test.
Michigan also requires you to retake the written knowledge test after your driver’s license have been revoked for some offenses.
You must also take the Minnesota knowledge test and pass the vision test when moving to Minnesota from another state, certain U.S. territories, or Canada.
When moving to Minnesota from a country other than the United States or Canada, you must pass a knowledge test, a vision test, and a road test.
The Official Written Test
The official DMV test has multiple choice and true or false questions that check your knowledge and understanding of Minnesota traffic laws and road signs.
The test is usually offered on a computer, but may also be offered on paper. On a computer, the test is available in English or one of several other languages. Upon request you can use headphones to allow you to hear the questions as you read them.
If you fail the test, you must wait until the next day before taking a new test. You can only take one knowledge test per day. If you fail two consecutive knowledge tests, you will be charged an additional fee to take a third test and any subsequent test.
How Many Questions are on the Minnesota DMV Exam?
The written test has 40 questions. You must obtain a score of 80 percent to pass. This means that you can have no more than 8 incorrect answers.