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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 you are not insured.
Only if it was your fault.



2. This sign means:

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



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.
Look above the oncoming lights.
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:

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



6. Yellow lines are used to separate:

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



7. Accidents are more likely to happen:

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



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

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



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

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



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.
The lane you want to enter is blocked.
The light is yellow.
You cannot cross without obstructing traffic from either side.



11. At a blind intersection:

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



12. This sign means:

Let other traffic go first.
You have the right-of-way.
The vehicle on the right goes 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 solid yellow.
Has double raised yellow dots.
Is broken yellow.
Is a double solid yellow.



14. What causes most rear end accidents?

Looking in your rear view mirror too often.
Following to closely.
Failing to pay attention.
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:

Check your rear view mirrors often.
Drive with your left foot on the brake pedal at all times.
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:

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



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

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



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:

Drive to the right edge of the road and stop.
Change lanes, look carefully and pass.
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 ten feet behind the signal.
Stop, then proceed when safe.
Stop only if you see a train coming.
Slow down before crossing.



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:

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



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

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



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:

Turn your car around and drive in the opposite direction.
The vehicle has the right-of-way.
There may be a hazard or an accident ahead.
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 driving privilege will be suspended.
You will be sent a warning letter.
You will be required to drive supervised by a licensed adult driver.
Your parents will cancel your license.



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 told when to cross the streets.
Be given the right-of-way only in marked crosswalks.



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.
Only if someone is injured.
If you feel you were at fault.
If the damage is less than $500.



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

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



31. Which of the following is illegal use of a Californian driver 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.
Keeping your license after DMV asks you to return it.
Keeping an expired out-of-state license in addition to the California license.



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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.
Other vehicles may enter the intersection against a red light.
Once you are in the intersection you must only look straight ahead.
Cross traffic may have a green arrow.



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

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



39. This sign means:

You must not enter this road from your direction.
Make complete stop before turning right.
You must not turn right here.
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.
Only if you cause an accident.
For CHP sponsored roadside "DUI" checks.
Whenever you drive in this state.