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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 driving on roads that may be slippery:
use cruise control to maintain a steady speed.
reduce your following distance.
do not make any sudden changes in direction or speed.
always drive at the highest speed allowed.
2. What do pennant-shaped signs indicate?
A school crossing
A No Passing Zone
A detour
3. When driving at night, you should slow down and:
use high beams whenever possible, but never when there's oncoming traffic.
use high beams until other drivers dim their lights.
come to a complete stop whenever there's oncoming traffic.
follow the vehicle ahead more closely to avoid glare from oncoming headlights.
4. When they see this road sign, drivers must:
wrong way sign
come to a complete stop and call the police.
treat it as a 4-Way Stop sign.
not drive past this sign.
treat it as a Yield sign.
5. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Sharp left turn
No U-turn
U-turn permitted
6. This traffic sign warns you about:
hill sign
an intersection ahead.
a hill or a downgrade up ahead on the road.
a winding road.
merging traffic.
7. When you make a left turn from a one-way road into a two-way road, you must:
enter the two-way road to the left of its center line.
make a U-turn into the two-way road.
enter the two-way road to the right of its center line.
turn left into the one-way road.
8. BAC is expressed in:
percentage of alcohol to blood.
percentage of blood to alcohol.
ounces of alcohol in your blood.
AAI (Acute Alcohol Intoxication) level.
9. Alcohol causes:
reduced perception.
loss of concentration.
poor judgment.
All of the above.
10. Speed limit signs are:
warning signs
service signs
regulatory signs
destination signs (guide signs)
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NH DMV Permit Test

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