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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. If cars approaching from opposite directions reach an intersection at the same time:
a car that turns right must yield to cars that move straight or turn left.
a car that moves straight must yield to cars that turn left.
a car that turns left must yield to cars that move straight or turn right.
None of the above.
2. A driver cuts off another vehicle, or threatens another motorist or a pedestrian. These are examples of:
defensive driving
furious driving
road rage
excessive driving
3. Two solid yellow lines on the pavement mean:
passing is allowed if you are at the top of a hill.
passing is allowed for both drivers.
passing is not allowed.
passing is allowed during daylight only.
4. What shape is a stop sign?
Upside-down triangle
5. What should drivers do when they see this road sign?
advance warning sign
come to a complete stop and wait for a train to cross.
slow down, look for a train, and be prepared to stop.
increase their speed to cross the intersection before a train arrives.
look for a human flagger.
6. When meeting a car with blinding headlights, you should:
look toward the right side of the road.
use your emergency flashers to warn the other driver.
dim your lights, then speed up and pass quickly.
look toward the left side of the road.
7. Many crashes are caused by:
frequently checking mirrors and blind spot.
yielding the right of way.
maintaining a 4-second following distance between your vehicle and any vehicle in front of you.
driving too fast for conditions.
8. Who is most at risk?
Drivers who are driving long distances without rest breaks.
Drivers who have traditional work schedules.
Experienced drivers.
Drivers who have overslept.
9. This sign means:
270 degree turn
360 degree turn ahead.
Wrong way; Turn around immediately.
270 degree turn ahead.
Roundabout ahead.
10. Passing is prohibited:
at intersections.
whenever a solid line marks the left side of your lane.
when a school bus is stopped to load or unload children on a public road.
All of the above.
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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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