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



2. This sign means:

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



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

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

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.
Only check your rear view mirror.



6. Yellow lines are used to separate:

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



7. Accidents are more likely to happen:

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



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

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



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

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



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:

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



12. This sign means:

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



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

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



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.

Revoked.
Canceled.
And vehicle impounded.
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.
Turn your head and look over your shoulder.
Check your rear view mirrors often.
Drive with your left foot on the brake pedal at all times.



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

Turned to the right with the wheel touching the curb.
Turned so the back of the wheel is against 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:

Aim for low spots on the road.
Avoid quick stops.
Follow in the tracks of the vehicle in front of you.
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
25 mph
20 mph
15 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.
Stop, then proceed when safe.
Slow down, look both ways and proceed.



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

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



22. You may Not double park:

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



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

Wait for the green light.
Continue at the same speed.
Stop before crossing.
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.
Not drive in this state with any license or permit.
Still drive to and from work or school.
Drive only in an emergency.



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

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



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

Turn your car around and drive in the opposite direction.
Pull to the right shoulder and stop.
The vehicle has the right-of-way.
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 sent a warning letter.
You will be required to drive supervised by a licensed adult driver.
Your driving privilege will be suspended.
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 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 you feel you were at fault.
Only if someone is injured.
If the other driver asks to see it.
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.
Let the person have the right-of-way.
Take 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.
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.



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.
Speed up to clear traffic.
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.
No, the steering wheel may lock, and you can lose control of your vehicle.
No, unless you want to coast downhill.
Yes, turning off the ignition will not affect steering control.



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

Lack of driving skill.
Fear of taking risks.
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 get the owner's address from DMV.
Must leave a note on or in the car.
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.
At the first sign of rain, especially if it has not rained for some time.
During a continuous light rain.
After it has been raining all day.



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.
Once you are in the intersection you must only look straight ahead.
Cross traffic may have a green arrow.
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.
Not allowed.
For a limited time-signs or street markings will show time limits.
For picking up passengers only.



39. This sign means:

You must not enter this road from your direction.
You must not turn right here.
Construction ahead, detour to the right.
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.
Whenever you drive in this state.
Only if you think your driving skills are impaired.
Only if you cause an accident.