Home Home Directions Directions Contact Contact

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 someone is injured.
No matter whose fault it was.
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 below the lights.
Move towards the right edge of your lane.
Look above the oncoming lights.
Look toward the right edge of your lane.



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

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



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:

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:

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

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



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

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



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

You cannot cross without obstructing traffic from either side.
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.



11. At a blind intersection:

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



12. This sign means:

Let other traffic go first.
The vehicle on the right goes 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:

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



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.

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



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.
Start braking early as a signal to the driver behind you.
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:

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.
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.

20 mph
15 mph
30 mph
25 mph



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

Stop, then proceed when safe.
Slow down, look both ways and proceed.
Change lanes, look carefully and pass.
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.
Stop ten feet behind the signal.
Stop, then proceed when safe.
Slow down before crossing.



22. You may Not double park:

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



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

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



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.
Not drive in this state with any license or permit.
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.
No, space cushions are not necessary; they take up valuable space on the freeway.
No, someone may try to crowd in front of you.
Yes, but only on city streets.



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

Turn your car around and drive in the opposite direction.
There may be a hazard or an accident ahead.
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 only in marked crosswalks.
Be told when to cross the streets.
Cross at intersections with traffic controls only.
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 the damage is less than $500.
If the other driver asks to see it.
Only if someone is injured.
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.
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?

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.
Keeping an expired out-of-state license in addition to the California license.
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:

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?

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



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.
Lack of driving skill.
Fear of taking risks.



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.
Need to do nothing if the damage is less than $750.
Should wait for the owner to return.



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

During a continuous light rain.
A half hour after it stops raining.
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:

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



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.
For picking up passengers only.
Not allowed.



39. This sign means:

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



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

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