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New mexico driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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.
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1.
Which of the following are used on some highways to direct drivers into the proper lanes for turning?
Flashing red lights
Flashing yellow lights
White lines on the side of the road
White arrows in the middle of the lanes
2.
You should drive on the shoulder to pass a car:
If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left.
Under no circumstances.
If the shoulder is wide enough.
3.
On the freeway, you see a "Merging traffic“ sign. You should:
washington merging traffic road sign
Honk at incoming traffic.
Always remain at your present speed.
Speed up to avoid congesting traffic.
Move to another lane, if safe, to let traffic enter.
4.
A traffic light displaying a green arrow and a red light means that:
You may only drive straight ahead.
You may drive only in the direction of the green arrow.
You must wait for a solid green light to proceed in any direction.
Vehicles moving in any direction must stop.
5.
This road sign means:
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One-way road.
No right turn.
Exit.
Sharp right turn in the road ahead.
6.
Use your headlights on rainy, snowy, or foggy days:
To keep your engine warm.
So others can see your vehicle.
To warn others of bad weather conditions.
7.
When approaching a traffic signal displaying a steady green arrow, drivers:
Should merge into a lane in the direction of the arrow.
Should slow to a stop, if it is safe to do so.
May turn in the direction of the arrow after yielding to traffic and pedestrians already in the intersection.
May drive straight through the intersection.
8.
Construction zone signs are generally:
Square or rectangular with white and red coloring.
Round or octagonal with black and yellow coloring.
Diamond-shaped or rectangular with orange and black coloring.
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