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

2. This sign means:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

6. Yellow lines are used to separate:

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

7. Accidents are more likely to happen:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. At a blind intersection:

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

12. This sign means:

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

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

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

14. What causes most rear end accidents?

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

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.

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:

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

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

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.
Turned in either direction-it doesn't make any difference.

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

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

20 mph
15 mph
30 mph
25 mph

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

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

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

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

22. You may Not double park:

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

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

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

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

Not drive in this state with any license or permit.
Drive only in an emergency.
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?

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

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

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

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.
Your driving privilege will be suspended.
You will be sent a warning letter.

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

Cross at intersections with traffic controls only.
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.

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

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

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

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

Keeping your license after DMV asks you to return it.
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.
Driving in another state with a valid California driver license.

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?

No, the steering wheel may lock, and you can lose control of your vehicle.
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.

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

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

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

Must leave a note on or in the car.
Must get the owner's address from DMV.
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:

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

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

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

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

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

39. This sign means:

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

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