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Anyone operating a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roadways in the State of New Mexico must have a driver license or learner’s permit. To get a license, you must pass a written and road test in addition to a vision screening. Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the New Mexico driver's license test. The NM MVD written test is designed to check your knowledge of road rules, road signs, traffic laws and safety rules. Everything you need to know is covered in the New Mexico MVD Driver’s Manual. The written test consists of 25 questions, and you need at least 18 correct answers to pass (72%).
1. When riding at night you should:
use your low beam.
decrease your following distance.
increase your following distance.
speed up.
2. Driving while being distracted by any activity inside the vehicle:
is never dangerous.
usually causes the driver to drive faster.
usually causes the driver to react more slowly to hazards.
is only dangerous for young drivers.
3. ___________ are green with white letters and symbols.
Warning signs
Destination signs (guide signs)
Service signs
Regulation signs (regulatory signs)
4. If you want to get off of a freeway, but you missed your exit, you should:
flag down a police officer for an escort back to your exit.
pull onto the shoulder and back your car to the exit.
make a U-turn through the median.
go to the next exit, and get off of the freeway there.
5. When riding long distances, how often should you stop and stretch?
Every two hours
Every five hours
Once per trip
Every 50 miles
6. This sign is used to prevent:
do not enter2
wrong-way entrance on one-way streets and expressway ramps.
entrance to dead-end streets.
entrance to road construction areas.
entrance to full parking lots.
7. This warning sign:
speed reduction sign
shows the current speed limit that all vehicles traveling in the direction of the arrow must not exceed.
provides advance notice to upcoming speed limit change.
indicates the suggested highest safe speed.
tells drivers that the minimum safe speed is 45 MPH.
8. In work zones, you should:
reduce your speed and be prepared to stop.
follow the driver in front of you closely.
maintain your speed the while way through the zone.
9. You reach an intersection that is not controlled at the same time as a driver on your right, and both of you prepare to go straight. Who has the right-of-way?
The other driver.
No one.
10. At a light rail intersection, you should always:
look both ways before crossing tracks.
pay attention and obey all traffic signals.
share the road with pedestrians and bicyclists.
All of the above.
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NM DMV Practice Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:18
Passing score:72%
Minimum age to apply: 15
Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:18
Passing score:72%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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