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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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9.
If a motorist sees pedestrians in an upcoming crosswalk, what should the motorist do?
Continue ahead. The motorist has the right-of-way.
Wait for the pedestrians to cross the street.
Pull to the right and go around the pedestrians.
10.
Highway markings:
Are usually not important.
Are only found in construction zones.
Provide information for drivers.
Are usually red and blue in color.
11.
This sign means:
new york hill ahead road sign
Trucks under 18,000 lbs. allowed.
Hill ahead.
Truck stop ahead.
No trucks allowed.
12.
A broken yellow line beside a solid yellow line indicates that passing is:
Permitted from the side next to the solid yellow line.
Not permitted from either direction.
Permitted from the side next to the broken yellow line.
13.
When stopping on snow or ice, drivers who are operating vehicles equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) should:
Pump the brakes.
Press and hold the brake pedal firmly.
Stay off the brakes and wait for the car to drift to a stop.
14.
A diamond-shaped sign is a:
Road hazard sign.
Interstate route sign.
School crossing sign.
Speed limit sign.
15.
This yellow sign means:
arizona sharp right turn road sign
There is a sharp turn to the right.
The lane must turn right.
A right turn is permitted on a green arrow only.
16.
Night driving presents unique problems because:
The speed limit is increased at night.
There are fewer cars on the roads at night.
Distance and vehicle speed are difficult to judge in the dark.
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