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California Class C License Practice Written Test #6


This exam contains 40 question. In order to pass the entire exam, you must correctly answer at least 34 questions. Skipped questions will NOT be counted in your score. If questions are skipped, at least 82.6% of the answers must be correct in order to partially pass. This exam was specifically designed to aid in the written examination. Thus, if you can pass all three exams with out skipping any questions, then — with high probability — you will pass the DMV class C license written exam (permit test). After starting the exam, do not refresh this page, as the randomization feature will scramble your answers.



1. You must report to DMV any accident when vehicle or property damage is over $750:

Only if it was your fault.
Only if you are not insured.
No matter whose fault it was.
Only if someone is injured.



2. This sign means:

Yield to side traffic.
Divided highway ahead.
Side road ahead on the rights.
Vehicles may be merging from the side.



3. When a car with bright headlights comes toward you at night you should:

Look below the lights.
Look toward the right edge of your lane.
Move towards the right edge of your lane.
Look above the oncoming lights.



4. Lap and shoulder belt combinations in your car are:

Usually safer than lap belts only.
Not effective at slow speeds.
Required because they help prevent accidents.
Most effective in busy traffic.



5. Before changing lanes in traffic, you need to:

Signal so that you have the right-of-way.
Look over your shoulder to be sure the lane you want to use is clear.
Only check your rear view mirror.
Use arm signals.



6. Yellow lines are used to separate:

All carpool lanes from regular traffic lanes.
Traffic lanes from regular traffic.
Bicycle lanes from regular traffic.
Lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions.



7. Accidents are more likely to happen:

On multi-lane freeways.
On city streets during rush hour traffic.
When one driver is going faster or slower than other drivers on the road.
On bridges and overpasses.



8. If you are convicted of defacing property by using paint or another liquid, the court may delay your driving privilege for:

24 months.
6 months.
18 months.
12 months.



9. Before turning left, the right-of-way should be given to oncoming cars:

Until most cars have passed.
Until it is safe to turn.
That are more than 500 feet away.
Unless they are turning right.



10. It is against the law to enter an intersection when:

The light is flashing yellow and you have not come to a complete stop first.
You cannot cross without obstructing traffic from either side.
The lane you want to enter is blocked.
The light is yellow.



11. At a blind intersection:

Reduce speed to 15 mph. or less.
Always stop.
Maintain a speed of 25 mph.
Start reducing your speed 200 feet before entering the intersection.



12. This sign means:

You have the right-of-way.
Make a complete stop before turning.
The vehicle on the right goes first.
Let other traffic go first.



13. You must not cross a double line to pass another vehicle if the line on your side:

Is a double solid yellow.
Is broken yellow.
Is solid yellow.
Has double raised yellow dots.



14. What causes most rear end accidents?

Failing to pay attention.
Following to closely.
Looking in your rear view mirror too often.
Weaving in and out of traffic.



15. A person between 13 and 18 years of age may have his or her driving privilege _____ for one year if convicted as a habitual truant.

Revoked.
Canceled.
No action will be taken.
And vehicle impounded.



16. In an emergency, to help avoid being hit from the rear by another vehicle you should:

Turn your head and look over your shoulder.
Start braking early as a signal to the driver behind you.
Drive with your left foot on the brake pedal at all times.
Check your rear view mirrors often.



17. When you park your car uphill, next to a cub, the right front wheel should be:

Turned in either direction-it doesn't make any difference.
Turned so the back of the wheel is against the curb.
Turned to the right with the wheel touching the curb.
Parallel to the curb with the brake set.



18. To help avoid skidding on slippery surfaces you should:

Avoid quick stops.
Follow in the tracks of the vehicle in front of you.
Step sharply on the brakes to slow down quickly.
Aim for low spots on the road.



19. If you are passing a school and see children near the street, you speed should be _____ unless a lower speed limit is posted.

30 mph
20 mph
15 mph
25 mph



20. If a car ahead of you has stopped at a crosswalk, you should:

Slow down, look both ways and proceed.
Drive to the right edge of the road and stop.
Change lanes, look carefully and pass.
Stop, then proceed when safe.



21. When a flashing red light is operating at a railroad crossing, you must:

Stop, then proceed when safe.
Stop ten feet behind the signal.
Slow down before crossing.
Stop only if you see a train coming.



22. You may Not double park:

Except when making a delivery.
There are no exceptions.
Except while waiting in a car.
Unless your vehicle displays a parking placard.



23. At a corner where there is a flashing yellow light, you should:

Stop before crossing.
Slow and cross carefully.
Wait for the green light.
Continue at the same speed.



24. if your driving privilege has been revoked you may:

Drive only in an emergency.
Not drive in this state with any license or permit.
Drive only in the presence of a licensed parent or guardian.
Still drive to and from work or school.



25. Should you try to keep a "space cushion "around your vehicle whenever possible?

No, someone may try to crowd in front of you.
No, space cushions are not necessary; they take up valuable space on the freeway.
Yes, but only on city streets.
Yes, when another driver makes a mistake, you will have time to react.



26. If you see warning hazard lights on a moving passenger vehicle, it means:

There may be a hazard or an accident ahead.
Turn your car around and drive in the opposite direction.
The vehicle has the right-of-way.
Pull to the right shoulder and stop.



27. What happens if you hold a Provisional License and you are convicted three times for speeding?

Your parents will cancel your license.
You will be required to drive supervised by a licensed adult driver.
You will be sent a warning letter.
Your driving privilege will be suspended.



28. Pedestrians using dog guides or carrying white canes must:

Be given the right-of-way at all times.
Be given the right-of-way only in marked crosswalks.
Be told when to cross the streets.
Cross at intersections with traffic controls only.



29. If you are involved in an accident, you must show evidence that you have insurance or some form of financial responsibility in effect:

If the damage is less than $500.
Only if someone is injured.
If the other driver asks to see it.
If you feel you were at fault.



30. If a person is crossing the street at a corner without crosswalks, you should:

Slow down and proceed with care.
Let the person have the right-of-way.
Stop four feet from the corner.
Take the right-of-way.



31. Which of the following is illegal use of a Californian driver license?

Driving in another state with a valid California driver license.
Keeping an expired out-of-state license in addition to the California license.
Allowing a photocopy of your license to be made as part of your employment file.
Keeping your license after DMV asks you to return it.



32. When you hear the siren or see the red emergency light of a closely approaching emergency vehicle you must:

Speed up to clear traffic.
Drive to the right edge of the road and stop.
Stop in the intersection.
Move into the right lane and drive slowly until it has passed.



33. If your vehicle has a steering wheel locking device, should you ever turn off the ignition while it is still in motion?

Yes, but be prepared to skid if you step on the brakes too hard.
Yes, turning off the ignition will not affect steering control.
No, unless you want to coast downhill.
No, the steering wheel may lock, and you can lose control of your vehicle.



34. What is a common factor in the traffic deaths of teenage drivers?

Lack of driving skill.
The need to push themselves and their cars to the limit.
Fear of taking risks.
Slow reflexes.



35. If you hit a parked car and cannot find the owner, you:

Must get the owner's address from DMV.
Must leave a note on or in the car.
Should wait for the owner to return.
Need to do nothing if the damage is less than $750.



36. When it is raining, you should be especially careful:

After it has been raining all day.
A half hour after it stops raining.
At the first sign of rain, especially if it has not rained for some time.
During a continuous light rain.



37. Look to the left and right before entering any intersection on a green light because:

Other vehicles may enter the intersection against a red light.
Pedestrians on the cross street have the right-of-way.
Cross traffic may have a green arrow.
Once you are in the intersection you must only look straight ahead.



38. A green painted curb means that stopping or parking is:

Not allowed.
For emergency vehicles only.
For picking up passengers only.
For a limited time-signs or street markings will show time limits.



39. This sign means:

Make complete stop before turning right.
Construction ahead, detour to the right.
You must not turn right here.
You must not enter this road from your direction.



40. California law says you have agreed in advance to a test for alcohol and/or drugs in your blood:

Only if you cause an accident.
Only if you think your driving skills are impaired.
Whenever you drive in this state.
For CHP sponsored roadside "DUI" checks.