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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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Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
A leaky exhaust system in your vehicle is dangerous because it can cause:
A loss of hearing.
Pollution.
Carbon monoxide poisoning.
Poor engine performance.
2.
Driving while being distracted by any activity:
Is never dangerous.
Usually causes the driver to react more slowly to hazards.
Usually causes the driver to drive faster.
Is only dangerous for young drivers.
3.
When approaching a disabled pedestrian using a guide dog, white cane, or other assistive device, a driver should yield the right-of-way.
True
False
4.
When changing lanes you should not:
Check your side and rearview mirrors.
Give a turn signal to signal your intentions.
Check for other drivers who may be moving into the same lane as you.
Use your cell phone to contact the police to determine if the road ahead is clear.
5.
Compared to driving during the day, driving at night is:
Less dangerous.
No more or less dangerous.
More dangerous.
Easier on your eyes.
6.
You should not make sudden stops in front of large trucks and buses because:
Small vehicle drivers cannot adequately see large trucks and buses in their rearview mirrors.
Large trucks and buses, due to their size and weight, require longer distances to stop than smaller passenger vehicles.
Large trucks and buses travel at a higher speeds than small vehicles.
7.
This road sign means:
virginia sharp turn right road sign
Sharp right turn.
A road joins from the right.
The road ahead turns sharply right, then sharply left.
Winding road ahead.
8.
This sign means:
illinois do not enter road sign
Do not enter.
Yield the right-of-way.
Reserved parking for persons with disabilities.
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