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



2. This sign means:

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



6. Yellow lines are used to separate:

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



7. Accidents are more likely to happen:

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

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



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

Unless they are turning right.
Until most cars have passed.
That are more than 500 feet away.
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:

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



12. This sign means:

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



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

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



14. What causes most rear end accidents?

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

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



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

Start braking early as a signal to the driver behind you.
Drive with your left foot on the brake pedal at all times.
Turn your head and look over your shoulder.
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 to the right with the wheel touching the curb.
Parallel to the curb with the brake set.
Turned so the back of the wheel is against the curb.



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

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



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

15 mph
25 mph
20 mph
30 mph



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

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



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

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



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:

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



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

Still drive to and from work or school.
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.



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.
No, someone may try to crowd in front of you.
Yes, but only on city streets.
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:

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



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

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.
Your parents will cancel your license.



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

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



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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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, turning off the ignition will not affect steering control.
Yes, but be prepared to skid if you step on the brakes too hard.
No, unless you want to coast downhill.



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

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



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

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



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

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

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



39. This sign means:

You must not turn right here.
You must not enter this road from your direction.
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 think your driving skills are impaired.
Whenever you drive in this state.
Only if you cause an accident.
For CHP sponsored roadside "DUI" checks.