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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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
It is very foggy. You should slow down and:
Turn on your emergency flashers.
Turn your lights to their high beam setting.
Turn your lights to their low beam setting.
2.
Continuous hard braking on ice and snow often:
Helps you stop faster.
Locks the front wheels of a vehicle, causing a loss of steering.
Keeps the brakes from freezing.
3.
Drivers are not required to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk.
True
False
4.
What does a lane use control signal displaying a solid yellow X above a reversible lane indicate?
The signal is about to change to a red X.
The signal is about to change to a green arrow.
Drivers may drive normally in this lane.
Drivers may drive slowly in this lane.
5.
If pedestrians are illegally crossing in the middle of the street instead of in a crosswalk, you:
Must stop for them.
Do not have to stop for them.
Should honk your horn at them.
6.
You can drive off the road to pass another vehicle:
If the vehicle ahead is turning left.
If there are two or more lanes traveling in your direction.
Under no circumstances.
7.
While driving, your wheels slip off the edge of the road. You should:
Jerk the steering wheel to force the vehicle back onto the pavement.
Speed up and steer back onto the pavement gradually.
Slam on your brakes and stop.
Slow down by gently using the brakes. Turn the steering wheel to return to the pavement at a safe speed.
8.
If a vehicle using high beams comes toward you, you should look toward ____ of the road.
Either side
The center
The right side
The left side
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