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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. This sign means drivers must not pass other vehicles:
do not pass
when it's dark.
unless it is safe to do so.
for any reason.
within 250 feet of this sign.
2. Lanes of traffic moving in the same direction are divided by ____ lines.
3. While driving, it is important to slow down:
on narrow roads.
when the road is wet.
at intersections.
All of the above.
4. This road sign means:
pedestrian crossing
School zone ahead
School crossing
Pedestrians must yield to bicycles
Pedestrian crossing
5. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
No left turn
Merging traffic ahead
Cars in right lane must slow down
Pass only in the right lane
6. What does a red arrow on a traffic light mean?
You must stop and then proceed when the way is clear.
You must stop. Do not go in the direction of the arrow until a green light or arrow light goes on.
You may proceed slowly through the intersection.
You may turn in the direction of the arrow.
7. This sign means:
divided highway ends sign
The divided highway ends ahead.
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
Divided highway ahead.
Reversible lane ahead.
8. Highway markings:
are usually red and blue in color.
provide guidance and information to drivers.
only apply to motorcycles.
are only found in school zones.
9. ______________ is an unsafe distraction when driving.
Asking a passenger to enter your mapping request into your GPS.
Leaving early to drive to an appointment.
Texting a message on your cell phone.
Controlling an emotion before putting the vehicle in gear.
10. What should drivers do in case of a brake failure?
Shift to a lower gear.
Tie a white cloth on the left door handle.
Use your ABS System.
Brake lightly.
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NH DMV Knowledge Test

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