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New mexico driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
When you need to change lanes, it is important to:
Signal your intentions ahead of the lane change.
Check your blind spot.
Make sure the lane is clear before entering.
All of the above.
2.
When driving in fog, you should use your high beam headlights.
TRUE
FALSE
3.
Roads are slippery after it first starts to rain. When the road is slippery, you should:
Avoid making turns and stops while driving at high speeds.
Test your tires' traction while going uphill.
Decrease the distance you look ahead of your vehicle.
4.
You can help keep the driver behind you a safe distance away from your vehicle by:
Driving 10 mph faster than the car behind you.
Driving 10 mph slower than the car behind you.
Maintaining a steady speed.
5.
This road sign means:
Road widens ahead.
Lane reduction. The right lane ends soon and traffic should merge left.
Highway entrance ramp ahead.
6.
At an intersection with a yield sign, you should:
Always stop before entering the intersection.
Yield just to the traffic on the right.
Yield just to the traffic on the left.
Slow down and yield the right-of-way to other traffic.
7.
The correct way to use a freeway exit ramp is to:
Slow down before entering the exit ramp.
Slow down once moving onto the exit ramp.
Keep your speed constant once in the exit ramp.
Pass slower traffic in the exit ramp.
8.
The presence of double solid yellow lines means you may pass another vehicle from either direction.
TRUE
FALSE
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