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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 six exams with out skipping any questions, then — with high probability — you will pass the DMV class C license written exam (permit test).

1. You must report to DMV any accident when vehicle or property damage is over $1000:

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

2. This sign means:

Yield to side traffic.
Divided highway ahead.
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 above the oncoming lights.
Look below the lights.
Look toward the right edge of your lane.

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

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

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

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

6. Yellow lines are used to separate:

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

6 months.
12 months.
18 months.
24 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.
Until most cars have passed.
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.
You cannot cross without obstructing traffic from either side.
The lane you want to enter is blocked.

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:

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:

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

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.
Check your rear view mirrors often.
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 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.
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.
Avoid quick stops.
Follow in the tracks of the vehicle in front of you.
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.

30 mph
20 mph
25 mph
15 mph

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

Stop, then proceed when safe.
Change lanes, look carefully and pass.
Slow down, look both ways and proceed.
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, 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.
Except while waiting in a car.
There are no exceptions.
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, 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.
Pull to the right shoulder and stop.
There may be a hazard or an accident ahead.
The vehicle has the right-of-way.

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.
You will be sent a warning letter.
Your driving privilege will be suspended.
Your parents will cancel your license.

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

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.
Cross at intersections with traffic controls only.

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:

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

31. Which of the following is illegal use of a Californian 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.
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:

Speed up to clear traffic.
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.

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.
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?

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:

Must leave a note on or in the car.
Should wait for the owner to return.
Must get the owner's address from DMV.
Need to do nothing if the damage is less than $1000.

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

After it has been raining all day.
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.

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

39. This sign means:

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

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

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