New Mexico driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 18
Directions: Persons applying for a first-time New Mexico driver license, or those with licenses expired for one year or more, must pass the knowledge written test. This test is not required if you have a current out-of-state driver license. Persons with a current out-of-country license are required to take the written test. State offices typically do not allow the written test to be taken after 3pm to ensure the applicant has sufficient time to complete the test.

The knowledge test consists of 25 multiple choice questions that are important to the safe operation of a motor vehicle and New Mexico laws and driving practices. The questions are based on the information provided in the manual.

A passing score consist of at least 18 correct answers.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
When a curb is painted _____, it indicates a loading zone, or another parking restriction.
Yellow
Blue
White
Red
2.
Reversible lanes are usually marked with
Single solid white lines.
Double dashed yellow lines.
Single dashed white lines.
Single solid yellow lines.
3.
When faced with low visibility conditions due to fog while driving, you should:
Turn on your high beam headlights.
Slow down and use your low beam headlights, and if fog is heavy, pull clear of the roadway and stop.
Increase your speed so as not to cause an accident.
4.
When making a turn, you must _____ your speed.
Increase
Maintain
Vary
Reduce
5.
The amount of alcohol in the blood is referred to as:
implied consent (IC)
blood alcohol concentration (BAC)
rate of alcohol consumption (RAC)
6.
A solid white line on the right edge of the highway slants in towards your left. That shows that:
There is an intersection just ahead.
You are approaching a construction area.
You will be required to turn left just ahead.
The road will get narrower.
7.
The best way to avoid loss of control in wet conditions is to speed up:
True
False
8.
You may not park within _____ of a fire hydrant.
10 feet
25 feet
50 feet
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