Driving Practice Test


Earning your driver’s license in Missouri will take some time and effort, but if you want to see all of the Show Me State you’ll want a driver’s license to make that task easier. To earn your license you’ll need to pass the Missouri permit test, put in your hours behind the wheel with your learner’s permit, and eventually pass the 25 question written Missouri drivers test. To pass the Missouri driver’s permit test and licensing exam you’ll need to demonstrate knowledge of Missouri traffic laws and Missouri road sign recognition. Of course, the Missouri DOR handbook provides you with all of the information you need to become knowledgeable enough to pass the driver’s examination, but if you really want to be prepared for the types of test questions you’re going to see you’ll want to take a Missouri driver’s license practice test. Fortunately, this site has practice tests for a standard operator’s license as well as practice tests if you’d like to earn your CDL (commercial driver’s license) or motorcycle license in Missouri. The practice driving test below is free so feel free to take it as often as you’d like. You must answer 20 of the 25 questions correctly to pass. There is no time limit. Click the “Start Test” button below to begin.


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When a traffic officer is directing you to drive on the wrong side of the road, you should:

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To overcome highway hypnosis, drowsiness and fatigue, drivers must _________ to keep them awake while driving.

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You must stop _____ of the railroad tracks when you see a stop sign at a railroad crossing.

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When you see or hear an emergency vehicle approaching from any direction, you must:

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A driver under the age of 21 years cannot have a blood alcohol content of:

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When making a right turn you should NOT:

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A vehicle's stopping distance is equal to:

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Where is the most likely place you would encounter this sign?

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Under normal roadway conditions, the minimum speed you can drive on interstate highways is:

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Select the situation in which passing another vehicle on the left side of the roadway is not allowed.

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You must _______ when a traffic signal is a steady yellow light.

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What does this sign indicate?

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Select a factor that greatly affects your stopping distance.

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When you find two solid yellow lines on a road, you should:

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When a traffic signal is showing a steady yellow light:

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When you leave your vehicle unattended, you must:

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When turning corners, turn the steering wheel using _____.

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Select when it is appropriate to use your horn.

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You must _____ when an emergency vehicle with flashing lights approaches you from behind.

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Select the situation in which you may overtake and pass to the right of another vehicle.

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You should ______ when approaching a school.

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The ________ represent danger areas around trucks where collisions are more likely to occur.

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What does this sign indicate?

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When entering a highway, you must use the entrance ramp and __________ to increase your speed to match the speed of the other vehicles on the highway.

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Which type of headlights are required when driving at night in heavy fog?

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How To Get A Missouri Drivers License

The first step in for getting a Missouri’s driver’s license is to gain a new Missouri Instruction Permit. You will need to get through the process of the Graduated Driver License Law. You will need to get an Instruction Permit, then an Intermediate License, and then a Under 21 Full Driver License. While this may initially seem complicated, we can guide you by answering some of the most common questions people have about the state of Missouri’s requirements for getting a driver’s license.

How old do you have to be to get a Missouri driver’s license?

You can apply for a Missouri instruction permit when you are 15 years old, once you have enrolled in a licensed driving school. You must pass the vision, road sign recognition, and written permit test. 

Can you take the Missouri driver’s permit test online?
No. You must take your tests at a Missouri State Highway Patrol examination station.

What are the steps for obtaining a driver’s permit in Missouri? 

To earn your learner’s permit you’ll need to pass your series of vision, road sign, and written tests. You will need to provide documentation, including: including proof of identity, date of lawful status, proof of social security, and proof of Missouri address. To Graduate to an Intermediate License from an instruction permit you must:

  • Provide the required legal documents to prove your identity and address
  • Pay your $3.50 fee

What restrictions does Missouri put on drivers with a driver’s permit?
Holders of Missouri Instruction permits must practice supervised driving for 182 days. Supervised driving has a number of regulations, including: 

  • You must have an instruction permit for 182 days
  • You may not have an alcohol-related conviction in the last year
  • You must receive 40 hours of driving time, including a minimum of 10 hours of nighttime instruction with a qualified person, grandparent or qualified driving instructor. 
  • Seat belt usage is required
  • You must carry your permit with you

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How To Pass the Missouri Driver's License Test

To pass the Missouri written permit test, preparation is important. Read the Missouri Driver Guide manual and take notes on critical sections. Additionally, take good notes during your driver’s education course. As you study the manual and your notes from driver’s education,  you can begin to gauge your progress by taking a Missouri permit practice test like the one available on this site.. You can also take our road signs practice test if you want to improve your knowledge of those.

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  • Need a Missouri driver’s manual?
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Missouri License Frequently Asked Questions

To renew your Missouri driver’s license, you need to provide the proper documentation, including proof of identity, date of lawful status, proof of social security, and proof of Missouri residential address.

For those renewing their license in Missouri no additional testing is necessary.

You can reschedule a road test if you fail. However, you can only take one test per day.

The following skills must be demonstrated on a road test:

  • Starting and stopping
  • Parallel parking
  • Backing
  • Making right and left turns
  • Parking on a hill
  • Turning around
  • Entering and leaving intersections
  • Understand and obey traffic signs and signals

For drivers with a valid license or permit from another state, no additional testing is required. You will need the proper documentation. Additional documents may be needed if the current name is different than the name on the documentation due to a name change.

Missouri Department of Revenue Driver License Division

For the latest information on Missouri’s driver requirements as well as information on vehicle licensing, fees and testing, please see the Missouri DOR website at https://dor.mo.gov/motorv/.

Phone: 573.526.2407

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