California driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 36
Passing score: 30
Directions: Study the driver handbook before you take the test.
Each question has three answer choices. Choose one answer and mark an X in the box across from the answer. Do not talk while taking the test, use any books or notes, or cell phone, or electronic devices, or leave the test area before your test has been graded. It may result in a test failure and you may be suspended or revoked.
Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors for original applicants
3 or fewer errors for renewal applicants
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1.
When planning to pass another vehicle, you should:
Not count on other drivers to make room for you.
Assume the driver will let you pass if you use your turn signal.
Assume the driver will maintain a constant speed.
2.
Check your rearview mirrors:
Often to see how traffic is moving behind you.
To see if a vehicle is in your blind spot.
Only when you are slowing down.
3.
You must notify the DMV within five days if you:
Are cited for a traffic violation.
Sell or transfer your vehicle.
Paint your vehicle a different color.
4.
If a road is slippery, maintain a following distance that is:
No different than normal.
Farther from the car ahead than normal.
Closer to the car ahead than normal.
5.
A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
Driving in both directions may pass.
Next to the broken line may pass.
Next to the solid line may pass.
6.
Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:
Station wagon.
Passenger vehicle.
Motorcycle.
7.
Animals may be transported in the back of a pickup truck only if:
The sides of the truck bed are at least 18 inches high.
They are properly secured.
The tailgate of the truck is closed.
8.
Flash your brake lights or turn on your emergency flashers if you:
Need to warn other drivers of a collision ahead.
Are temporarily parked in a traffic lane to make delivery.
Are backing out of a parking space.
9.
In which of the following scenarios should your wheels not be pointed straight ahead?
When waiting to make a left turn at a traffic light.
When parked on a hill or sloping driveway.
When parked on the side of a level roadway where there is no curb.
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