Mississippi DPS Practice Tests

Are you struggling to prepare for the Mississippi driver's license test? If so, then our list of practice tests will end your struggle. Our list includes the Mississippi driver's license renewal test and the Mississippi teen permit test.

Your Mississippi DPS Practice Tests

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Your Mississippi DPS Handbooks

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Mississippi Driver’s License Resources

Having a Mississippi driver’s license makes life so much easier, so it's a priority for most people to get it or to have it renewed. However, getting that done isn't always as simple or as easy as it seems. To help you get through this process, we've arranged a list of resources for you to consider. These resources should help you to pass the necessary exams and to understand what’s expected of you when you have your Mississippi driver’s license.

Teen Permit Test

The Mississippi teen permit test is a permit practice test modeled after the actual test. It’s an excellent preparation tool for anyone learning to drive for the first time, and it's not just for teens either.

Renewing Driver’s License Test

The Mississippi driver’s license test is a practice test for those who need to renew their license, but need to retake the test for whatever reason. Since you have a limited number of chances to pass the test, or you must wait a significant amount of time between each retake, it’s important to utilize preparation tools like this one.

New to State Driver’s License Test

The Mississippi new-to-state driver’s license test is a practice test for those who are applying for a Mississippi driver’s license and need to take the driver’s license test. Driving laws differ from state to state, so knowing those differences is important to getting the Mississippi driver's license. Also, new residents have to get an in-state license within 30 days of estabishing residency, so it's important to prepare right away.

State Driving Manual / Handbook

The Mississippi driving manual is a must-have for anyone needing to take any type of driving test or exam. Click the link to view the manual or to download it for free to help you prepare.

Road Signs Practice Test

The Mississippi road signs practice test is a great supplementary practice test to help you learn the road signs. All driver's license tests include at least one road sign question, and some states even have an entirely separate test for road signs, so skipping this practice test isn’t an option.

Mississippi Driver’s License Blog Posts

We also have our daily driver blog that publishes posts about preparing for the test, safe driving, and current driving laws. Below are a few links we recommend reading so that you are not only prepared to take the driver’s license test, but also prepared to drive with your license in the state:

17 Tips and Tricks for Driving in Severe Weather

Why Highway Driving Practice is Important

Is Your Vehicle Ready for the DMV Road Test?

Mississippi DPS Driving Test Info

Who has to take the written test?

Anyone who is getting their driver's license for the first time must pass the written test. Teens can take the test if they are at least 17 years old. If they're under 18 years of age, they will also need parental consent.

Do I have to Take the written test to Renewing my Drivers License?

You do not have to retake the written test when you renew your license unless it has been expired for more than 1 year.

If you're new to state are you required to take the written test?

If you hold a valid driver's license from another state, or a license that has not been expired for more than 1 year, and are over 17 years of age, then you are generally not required to take either part (written or on-road) of the driver's examination.

Who has to take the on-road driving test?

Anyone who is getting their driver's license for the first time must pass both the written and driving tests. Additionally, you will also be required to re-pass both tests if your driver's license has been expired for over 1 year and you want to renew it.

How many questions are on the written test?

There are 30 questions on the test.

How many questions must you get right?

You must answer at least 24 questions correctly in order to pass.

If you fail when can you retake the test?

You can retake the test again in 1 day.

How many times can you retake the test?

There is no limit on the number of times you can retake the written test.

Mississippi DPS Motorcycle Permit Test Info

What are the Motorcycle Permit age limits?

You must hold or be applying for a Mississippi driver's license before you can take the test. If you are under 18 years of age you must also have parental consent.

How many questions are on the test?

There are 25 questions on the test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly in order to pass.

Mississippi DPS Motorcyle Permit Resctictions

You cannot drive on highways, drive during hours of darkness, or carry any passengers.

Do you need to take an on-road motorcycle riding test?

Yes, you are required to pass a practical on-road motorcycle skill test in order to get your motorcycle license.

Are there any other state specific age requirements or restrictions for motorcycles?

No.

What is Mississippi Helmet Law?

All operators and passengers of a motorcycle are required to wear a protective helmet meeting state-approved safety standards at all times while operating or riding on the motorcycle, regardless of their age.


Mississippi Watercraft Written Safety Test Info

Boaters in Mississippi are required to have a Boater Education Card and must complete a boating education course approved by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) in order to receive one. Additionally, boaters also have the option of taking an online safety course offered by sites like Boat-Ed.com or BoatUS.org

Who has to take the test?

All boaters born after June 30, 1980 who are of legal age must have a Boater Education Card in order to operate a boat or other watercraft on Mississippi waterways.

How many questions are on the test?

The online safety courses generally have 60 questions on the test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 70% (42 questions) correctly on the online test in order to pass.