Montana MVD Practice Tests Have New Questions

Montana MVD practice tests at have been updated with more questions. The database now contains more than 1,000 questions on traffic rules, regulations, laws, and other material from the Montana Driver Manual released by Montana Motor Vehicle Division.

Our MVD practice tests are designed to help you pass the Montana MVD knowledge test and obtain a learner’s license or a Montana driver’s license. With more and better information, we believe our users will become more courteous and defensive drivers.

The Ultimate Driver’s Study Guide

By reading the Montana Driver Manual and verifying your knowledge through our MVD practice questions, you have the ultimate Study Guide! All of our answers come with a brief explanation or comment, based on the rules and laws in Montana. After reading the manual, you should recognize both answers and comments. This will speed up your learning.

You can download a pdf version of the Montana driver Manual from

Break up the practice tests in many session – this results in more solid knowledge. Take practice tests until you reach at least 90% without guessing. Don’t just memorize – it is really important that you understand questions and answers, since the wording may be different on the real MVD knowledge test. Unless you understand all the information, you are not likely to pass the knowledge and skills tests.

How Many Questions are on the Montana Knowledge Test?

The Montana MVD written test has 33 questions. You must correctly answer 27 of these questions, which means a passing score of approximately 82%. This is slightly higher than most States.

If you fail the test, you can retake it the next day. We, however, suggest that you wait at least three days and use the time to take several practice tests and review the driver manual again. You do this because you want to be a safe driver, not just pass the test!

Should you fail three times (or not pass within 12 months), you must submit a new application and pay the required fees again.

How Many Questions are on the Montana MVD Practice Tests?

All our Montana MVD practice tests have 25 questions. You should correctly answer at least 21 questions (84%).

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A Few Areas to Focus on for Your Montana Written Test

Montana MVD has issued the following quick reminder with statements that you should know and understand to pass the knowledge test and get your learner’s permit. It is likely that several of them will appear on your test.

1. A yellow unbroken line on the right-hand side of the centerline means a no-passing zone.

2. When parking on a hill with a curb, your front wheels should be turned as follows:
– Downhill: toward the curb
– Uphill: away from the curb

3. When your car starts to skid:
– Look where you want to go
– Ease off the gas pedal
– Don’t apply the brakes
– Steer where you want to go

4. When two vehicles approach an intersection without traffic signals at the same time, the driver on the left must yield the right of way to the driver on the right.

5. When preparing for a right turn, signal for at least 100 feet, check traffic to the rear and drive in the right-hand lane. Signal 300 feet in rural areas.

6. It is unlawful to park:
– On a sidewalk or bridge
– Closer than 20 feet to a crosswalk at an intersection
– Closer than 30 feet to a stop sign, traffic light or flashing beacon
– Closer than 15 feet to a fire hydrant
– Closer than 20 feet to a fire station
– In front of the entrance to an alley or private driveway
– In any area reserved for disabled parking unless you are disabled.

7. In school zones slow to 20 mph or other posted speed limit. Watch for children at all times

8. Headlights must be turned on:
– From one half hour after sunset to one half hour before sunrise
– Anytime weather conditions make it hard to see
– When part of a funeral line
It is safest to drive with headlights on day and night so other drivers can see your vehicle.

9. When you hear the siren of an emergency vehicle you should pull over to the right and stop.

10. Passing on the right is permitted only:
– When the roadway is wide enough for two cars to move legally in the same direction; and
– When the car ahead is making a left turn, providing you remain on the paved part of the highway.

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