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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.
It is illegal for a vehicle to drive on a sidewalk, except to cross it.
True
False
2.
Work zone signs mean:
It is summer.
You must immediately stop and back up.
Less than ideal conditions are present for driving.
You should drive faster to get out of the work zone.
3.
When approaching a traffic signal displaying a flashing yellow arrow, drivers:
Should merge into a lane in the direction of the arrow.
Should come to a complete stop.
May turn left after yielding to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.
Have the right-of-way and may expect oncoming traffic to stop for them.
4.
You may not park within _____ of a crosswalk.
10 feet
25 feet
50 feet
5.
If your car begins to skid out of control:
Pump the brakes.
Apply the brakes lightly.
Stay off the brakes.
6.
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.
7.
Which of the following influence(s) the effects of alcohol?
The amount of food in the stomach
The body weight of an individual
How much time passes between drinks
All three choices
8.
When approaching a railroad crossing, you should:
Slow down.
Look for a train.
Be ready to stop.
All of the above.
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