A driver's license or learner's permit is compulsory for anybody operating a motor vehicle or motor-driven cycle on Montana's public streets or highways. For your first license, you'll need to pass a knowledge, vision, and road test. The purpose of the Montana DMV written test is to assess the applicant's understanding of traffic laws, road signs, road rules, and safe driving practices. The Montana Driver's Manual contains all you need to know. There are 33 questions on the DMV written test, and you must get at least 27 accurate answers to pass (82%). Practice with our Montana permit test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Montana DMV driver's license test.