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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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7 or fewer errors
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1.
This sign means:
washington pedestrian crossing road sign
Pedestrians walking along the road ahead.
Pedestrian crossing ahead.
Pedestrians must not cross here.
Be alert for construction workers on the road.
2.
If an emergency vehicle with flashing lights is traveling in the area where you are driving, you should:
Speed up to avoid the emergency vehicle.
Stop your vehicle immediately and prevent them from passing.
Make every effort to give the emergency vehicle a clear path of travel.
Signal to the emergency vehicle when it is clear for them to pass you.
3.
On long trips, you can prevent drowsiness by:
Turning on your car radio.
Slowing down.
Stopping at regular intervals for a rest.
Moving your eyes from side to side as you drive.
4.
A sign with this shape means:
washington warning road sign
Railroad crossing.
Warning.
Signal ahead.
5.
This road sign means:
georgia slippery when wet road sign
When pavement is wet, reduce your speed.
The road ahead winds in a series of turns or curves.
Traffic increases ahead.
6.
If two drivers arrive at the same time to an open intersection:
The driver on the right has the right-of-way.
The driver on the left has the right-of-way.
One driver may continue driving without stopping.
One driver should honk to indicate that they are giving up the right-of-way.
7.
Using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle is considered a distraction because:
It causes the driver to be concerned about the cost of the call.
It occupies the driver's hands, eyes, and mind.
It is an activity that draws the attention of other drivers.
8.
If you parallel park facing downward on a hill:
Turn your wheels sharply toward the side of the road.
Turn your wheels away from the side of the road.
Keep your wheels straight.
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