New Mexico Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in New Mexico you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the New Mexico Driver Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 20 or better. The motorcycle manual is available in Spanish. Also, the written test may be taken in Spanish.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
When being passed, all of the following are potential hazards, except:
Blasts of wind
Objects thrown from other vehicles
Extended mirrors
A person with a blood alcohol content of _____ is considered legally intoxicated
When preparing a passenger for a ride, you should tell them each of the following except:
That the passenger should keep legs away from the muffler and chains
That the passenger should sit as far forward as possible
That the passenger should get on after the motorcycle has been started
That the passenger should not hold onto the driver, but should hold onto the bike
Smaller vehicles appear _______ and seem to be travelling ______ than they actually are.
Farther away, slower
Closer, slower
Closer, faster
Farther away, faster
How effective are helmets?
Riders wearing helmets are a little more likely to survive head injuries
Riders wearing helmets are less likely to survive head injuries in a crash
Riders wearing a helmet are three times more likely to survive head injuries than those not wearing a helmet
Riders wearing helmets are about just as likely to survive head injuries as those who do not wear a helmet
Which of the following situations would cause you to increase your following distance?
If traffic is light
If there is bright sunshine
If you are able to see the roadway through vehicles in front of you
If traffic is heavy
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