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DRIVING LICENSE: CA SAMPLE DMV TEST

Number of tests: 24
Number of questions: 36
Passing score: 30
Directions: Directions: Study the CA DMV driver handbook before you take the driving license test.
All questions have three answer choices. Choose one answer and mark an X in the box across from the answer. Do not talk while taking the practice test for driving; do not 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.
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Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors for original applicants
3 or fewer errors for renewal applicants
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10.
You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:
15 mph.
20 mph.
25 mph.
11.
All of the following practices are dangerous to do while driving. Which of these is also illegal?
Listening to music through headphones that cover both ears.
Adjusting your outside mirrors.
Transporting an unrestrained animal inside the vehicle.
12.
When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving:
At or near the speed of traffic on the freeway.
Five to 10 mph slower than the speed of traffic on the freeway.
The posted speed limit for freeway traffic.
13.
It is against the law to enter an intersection when:
You can't get all the way across before the light turns red.
The light is flashing yellow and you didn't stop first.
The light is yellow and you cannot stop safely.
14.
What is a potential effect of taking a prescription drug while drinking alcohol?
There will likely be no effect.
It will make you more alert.
It can make you unfit to drive.
15.
Highway pavement will be particularly treacherous and most slippery:
If it has been raining several hours.
If it has just begun to rain.
If it has been raining for one to two hours.
16.
If you are about to be hit from the rear, you should consider each of the following, except for:
Applying your brakes.
Letting go of the steering wheel.
Pressing your head firmly against the head restraint.
17.
A white painted curb indicates a:
Loading zone for freight or passengers.
Loading zone for passengers or mail only.
Loading zone for freight only.
18.
Drivers turning left must yield to:
Overtaking cars.
Oncoming cars.
No one.
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