You need a New Hampshire driver’s license or learner’s permit if you want to drive on New Hampshire streets and highways. The driver test includes a vision test, a knowledge test, and a road test. The knowledge test is a 40 question multiple choice test. Each question is displayed along with four possible answers. You will have 40 minutes to complete the test, and you need at least 32 correct answers to pass (80%). The written test is designed to check your knowledge of road signs, road rules and safety rules. Everything you need to know is covered in the New Hampshire DMV Driver’s Manual. If you fail the test you may request an appointment to retest not sooner than ten days from the current date.
1. Alcohol:
makes drivers more prone to take chances.
reduces reaction time.
makes it difficult for drivers to judge their condition.
All of the above.
2. The recommended technique for parallel parking between two cars is to first:
back slowly.
pull up even with the front car.
turn your wheels to the right.
turn your wheels to the left.
3. This sign warns drivers of:
a low place in the road.
low clearance.
a narrow bridge ahead.
a winding road.
4. A driver should be extra alert for motorcyclists, bicycles, and pedestrians because:
they’re hard to see in traffic.
they don’t have a rearview mirror.
they have the right-of-way.
they obey different traffic laws.
5. When they see this sign drivers should:
increase their speed, keep to the right, and pass.
slow their speed, keep to the left, and do not pass.
watch for trucks entering the highway.
slow their speed, keep to the right, and do not pass.
6. What is the first thing you should do if your front wheels start to skid?
Accelerate and turn the steering wheel in the direction the vehicle is trying to go.
Immediately steer in the direction you want to go.
Take your foot off the gas and shift to neutral.
None of the above.
7. Smoking while driving:
does not affect driving abilities.
is not a distracting activity.
is a distracting activity.
helps maintain driver alertness.
8. This road sign means:
Multiple Turns
Winding road
Right lane closed
Pedestrian Crossing
9. You may cross solid yellow lines:
at any time.
when making turns.
during daylight hours only.
to pass traffic moving in the same direction.
10. When passing another vehicle:
there is no need to signal.
honk your horn at least 4 times.
pull within 20 feet of the vehicle ahead of you before starting to pass.
pass the vehicle as safely and as quickly as possible.
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NH DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
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