Mississippi Tests

Welcome to the Mississippi tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Mississippi in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving tests.

Academic Tests

Mississippi High School Tests - High school students must take end of course tests in Algebra I, English II, Biology I and U.S. History from 1877 to the present. These tests are a graduation requirement. Most questions are multiple choice, but a few essays are required. The results are used to compare student progress to state standards.

Mississippi Elementary School Tests - All students are tested in mathematics and reading in grades 3-8. Students are also given a writing assessment in grades 4, 7 and 10 and a science assessment in grades 5 and 8. The writing assessment includes essays questions, but the rest of the tests are multiple choice.

Professional Tests

 

Mississippi Massage Therapist Exam and Licensing - Find information on how to become a licensed massage therapist in Mississippi.

 

Mississippi Plumbing Exams and Licensure - For more information on testing and licensing reaquirements to become a plumber in Mississippi.

Mississippi Forestry Tests and Licensing - Foresters must pass an exam to become registered. The exam has 100 multiple choice and true/false questions. It is an open book test, but candidates must supply their own reference materials. The test lasts approximately three hours. A score of 70 percent is required to pass.

Mississippi Surveyors Tests and Licensing - Professional surveyors must take the Mississippi Professional Surveyor Examination in addition to the national test. The closed book exam lasts approximately two hours. It has 100 multiple choice questions. The exam covers licensure law, rules and regulations, standards of practice, state plane coordinates and more. A passing score is 70 percent or greater.

Driver's Tests

Mississippi Driving Tests - Mississippi requires drivers to pass a vision test, a written test and a road skills test before being licensed. New drivers must also have hold a Learner's Permit for at least one year before taking the road test. New residents with a valid out-of-state license only have to take the vision exam.

Mississippi Motorcycle Tests - Drivers who wish to obtain a motorcycle license in Mississippi must pass both a written exam and a road skills test. They must also provide an inspection sticker and proof of insurance before taking the skills test. New residents with a valid license from another state are exempted from testing.

Mississippi Commerical Driving Tests - All drivers who wish to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) must pass a CDL road test. The testing appointment must be made at least two days in advance and the applicant must bring his or her own vehicle. All applicants must also have a CDL Learner's Permit and a medical card.