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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 NH DMV 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'll need at least 32 correct answers to pass (80%). The New Hampshire 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 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. Drinking alcohol while taking drugs can:
have a more pronounced effect than either taken separately.
have a less pronounced effect than either taken separately.
improve your driving performance.
improve concentration.
2. A steady yellow light at an intersection means:
Yield to other vehicles
Immediately come to a complete stop
Proceed with caution through the intersection
Slow down and be prepared to stop
3. ABS is the acronym for:
Anti-lock Brake System.
Anti-Braking System.
Asphalt-Braking System.
4. Your ability to drive safely can be impaired by:
drugs, even if they are over-the-counter.
lack of sleep.
All of the above.
5. This road sign means:
Road narrows ahead
Stop if necessary
Slow down or stop
6. Warning signs are:
7. If your vehicle starts to hydroplane you should:
maintain your current speed to gain better traction.
apply the brakes firmly to prevent your vehicle from sliding.
slow down gradually and do not apply the brakes.
All of the above.
8. Drivers often fail to see a motorcycle headed toward them. Why?
It is hard to judge how far away a motorcycle is.
It is difficult to judge a motorcycle's speed.
Motorcycles are hard to see.
All of the above.
9. When an aggressive driver confronts you, you should:
Report aggressive drivers to law enforcement authorities.
Try to move away safely.
Remain calm and relaxed.
All of the above.
10. ___________ normally are white rectangles with black letters or symbols.
Warning signs
Destination signs (guide signs)
Service signs
Regulatory signs
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NH DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
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