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
When changing lanes:
Look over your shoulder to make sure the lane is clear and check the side mirror
Check the inside rearview mirror
Slow down
It is legal to drive with an alcoholic beverage container that has been opened if the container is:
Under the front seat
In the glove department
In the trunk
You want to make a right turn at the corner. A pedestrian with a guide dog is at the corner ready to cross the street in front of you. Before making your right turn, you should:
Turn off your engine until the person crosses the street
Tell the pedestrian when to cross the street
Wait until the person crosses the street
If you want to pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when an oncoming vehicle is approaching. You should:
Honk your horn then pass the bicyclist
Slow down and let the vehicle pass
Wait until the bicyclist rides off the roadway
A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should:
Stop, then proceed when you think all of the children have exited the bus.
Slow to 25 MPH and pass cautiously.
Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.
You may drive in a bike lane:
If you drive slower than 15mph
No more than 200 feet before making a right turn
whenever bicyclists are not present
If you drive slower than the flow of traffic, you will most likely:
Interfere with traffic and receive a ticket
Improve traffic flow
Demonstrate defensive driving techniques
You should drive on the shoulder to pass a car:
If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left.
Under no circumstance.
When the shoulder is wide enough.
To help avoid skidding on slippery surfaces you should:
Shift to a lower gear after starting down a steep hill
Speed up to enter curves and slow down to exit them
Slow down before entering curves and intersections
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