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.
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1.
When being passed, all of the following are potential hazards, except:
Extended mirrors
Objects thrown from other vehicles
Blasts of wind
Headlights
2.
When preparing a passenger for a ride, you should tell them each of the following except:
That the passenger should get on after the motorcycle has been started
That the passenger should sit as far forward as possible
That the passenger should not hold onto the driver, but should hold onto the bike
That the passenger should keep legs away from the muffler and chains
3.
In which of the following situations should you increase your following distance?
Traffic is light.
Traffic is heavy.
You are able to see the roadway through vehicles in front of you.
There is pleasant and clear weather.
4.
A person with a blood alcohol content of _____ is considered legally intoxicated
0.02
0.04
0.08
0.1
5.
How effective are helmets?
Riders wearing helmets are less likely to survive head injuries in a crash
Riders wearing helmets are about just as likely to survive head injuries as those who do not wear a helmet
Riders wearing helmets are a little more likely to survive head injuries
Riders wearing a helmet are three times more likely to survive head injuries than those not wearing a helmet
6.
Small vehicles can appear ______ and seem to be traveling ______ than they actually are.
Farther away, more slowly
Farther away, faster
Closer, more slowly
Closer, faster
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