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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. When parking uphill on a road with a curb, turn the front wheels:
straight ahead.
toward the curb.
away from the curb.
parallel to the curb.
2. At night, it is hardest to see:
other motorists.
road signs.
street lights.
3. Service signs are ____ with ____ letters and symbols.
green; white
white; black
white; green
blue; white
4. When other drivers around you are acting in anger, you should:
distance yourself from the situation.
slow down or move over safely.
avoid making eye contact.
All of the above.
5. When there is a _______ at an intersection, you must come to a complete stop, yield to cross traffic/pedestrians, and then proceed when clear.
a solid green light
a solid red light
a flashing yellow light
a flashing red light
6. Broken white lines can be crossed over:
at any time.
only in passing zones.
when it is safe to change lanes.
only when passing another car.
7. When changing lanes, you should not:
check to see if other drivers are moving into the same lane.
signal your intentions early.
rely on the inside rearview mirror to check for blind spots.
check your side and rear view mirrors.
8. When the road is slippery, you should:
pump your brakes.
brake suddenly carefully.
press your brakes in slow, steady strokes.
use your emergency or parking brake.
9. When approaching someone using a white cane, you should proceed with caution because:
the pedestrian is blind.
the pedestrian might be using a guide dog.
the pedestrian is deaf.
the pedestrian might be blind.
10. __________ limit(s) your concentration, perception, judgment, and memory.
Alcohol does not
Even the smallest amount of alcohol
Only a blood alcohol level greater than .05
Only a blood alcohol level greater than the legal limit
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NH DMV Practice Test Facts

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