Minnesota Permit Test Practice

How far can you park from a fire hydrant?
10′
How far can you park from a crosswalk?
20′
How far can you stop behind a school bus?
20′
How far can you park from a stop sign?
30′
How far can you park from a railroad crossing?
50′
How far ahead should you turn on your signal before turning?
100′
How far away should you be when you have your high beams on?
200′
How far should you be behind an emergency vehicle?
500′
When a car is approaching how far away should they be to have your high beams on?
1000′
How far away should you be away from a bicycle?
3′
How far should you park away from the curb?
12”
How fast can a slow moving vehicle go?
30 mph
How far ahead do expert drivers scan the entire driving scene?
As far as possible
What should you do when you experience a tire blowout?
Grip wheel firmly, take your foot off the gas, steer to a safe place on the right shoulder, and stop carefully
How do you know if you are following too close?
3 second following rule
How can you give yourself adequate time to react to a hazard?
Adjust the position of your car
Where does the basic speed rule not require you to slow down below the posted speed limit?
In ideal conditions
What can you do to avoid or lessen the effects of a side impact collision?
Brake or accelerate quickly
What should you do when you are threatened by a head on collision?
Slow down as much as possible
What is the best defensive driving lane position to take on a country road or rural highway with on coming traffic?
Close to the right edge of the lane
What should you do when your car goes into a skid?
Remove your foot from the accelerator
T/F Do you want to know if your vehicle has ABS?
True
If you aren’t buckled what is the minimum speed you can be killed?
12 mph
What is the safest place for children?
the back seat
T/F Seat belts that are adjusted and worn properly can make you feel less tired
True
Where should the safety belt fit snugly?
Chest
When is it legal to pass a school bus on a 4 lane, 2 way road?
When the red light on the bus are not flashing
T/F can you get a ticket if you are in reverse and not wearing a seat belt?
False
T/F Do mailmen have to wear seat belts?
False
How much should infants weigh until they can stop being in a rear facing seat?
20 lbs
T/F Can school buses stop on highways?
True
When is a left turn on red permitted?
Turning from a one way street to another one way street
What lane should you drive in on a three lane highway?
Lane two
What should you do when passing on a two lane highway at night?
Blink your headlights
What should you do before changing lanes?
Check your blind spot
What is the Implied Consent Law?
When someone refuses to take a chemical test.
How many states enforce the ICL?
40 and District of Columbia
What fraction of highway deaths are involved with alcohol?
1/3
What does alcohol have an immediate effect on?
Judgement
What is alcohol absorbed into first?
Bloodstream
How low can your alcohol levels be if you are arrested for DWI?
0.04
How fast can you go in an alley?
15 mph
How fast can you go in a school zone?
25 mph
How fast can you go in a residential area?
30 mph
What is the average speed limit for the freeway?
65 mph
What colors are on a regulatory sign?
Black and white
What colors are on a warning sign?
black and yellow
What colors are on a construction sign?
Orange
What does a slow moving vehicle sign look like?
Red and orange triangle
Which way should you turn your wheels when parking uphill with no curb?
Left
Which way should you turn your wheel when parked downhill?
Right
Which way should you turn your wheel when parking uphill with a curb?
Left
What does a white line mean?
same direction
What does a yellow line mean?
opposite direction