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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.
If you are driving on a one-way street and an emergency vehicle using its flashing lights approaches your vehicle, you must:
Drive with your flashers turned on.
Drive toward the nearest roadside and stop.
Speed up and take the nearest exit.
Slow down until the vehicle passes you.
2.
This sign means:
indiana left turn yield on green road sign
Left turn yield on green.
One-way.
Cattle crossing.
Two-way left turn.
3.
You are waiting in the intersection to complete a left turn. You should:
Signal and keep your wheels turned to the left.
Signal and keep your wheels straight.
Flash your headlights so drivers will let you through.
Drive around the rear of a car if it blocks you.
4.
Double solid yellow lane markings mean that:
Neither lane may pass.
Both lanes may pass.
The lane to the right may pass.
5.
Which is the most common cause of traffic crashes?
New drivers
Human error
Bad weather
Bad roads
6.
To avoid collisions with vehicles in your blind spots, you should:
Quickly turn your head to see if your blind spot is clear before changing lanes.
Adjust your rearview mirrors every few minutes.
Honk your horn right before turning or changing lanes.
None of the above.
7.
To safely pass a bicycle, you should:
Honk at the bicyclist to let them know you're trying to pass.
Drive in the bicycle lane until you get a chance to pass.
Slow down and give them as much space as possible.
Rush ahead to pull in front of the bicyclist.
8.
If traffic ahead of you is blocking an intersection, you should:
Drive closely to the car directly in front of you, just in case the light turns red.
Honk to get traffic to move.
Wait to enter the intersection until you can cross the intersection entirely.
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