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.
You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within ___ days.
Five
10
15
2.
Drivers turning left must yield to:
Oncoming vehicles traveling straight or turning right.
Passing cars.
No one in particular.
3.
Should you always drive more slowly than other traffic?
No, you can block traffic when you drive too slowly.
Yes, it is a good defensive driving technique.
Yes, it is always safer than driving faster than other traffic.
4.
At dawn or dusk and in rain or snow, it can be hard to see and be seen. A good way to let other drivers know you are there is to turn:
Up the instrumental panel lights.
On your parking lights.
On your headlights.
5.
In rainy weather, you should be most careful when turning or stopping:
After it has been raining all day.
One half hour after it stops raining.
During the first half hour of rain.
6.
As your speed increases, it is important to:
Turn on your headlights.
Look well ahead of your vehicle.
Change lanes frequently.
7.
To make a right turn at a corner, you:
May not enter the bicycle lane.
Should only merge into the bicycle lane if you stop before turning.
Must merge into the bicycle lane before turning.
8.
A large truck is ahead of you and is turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction. The truck:
May complete its turn in either of the two lanes.
May have to swing wide to complete the right turn.
Must stay in the right lane at all times while turning.
9.
To avoid last-minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about:
5 to 10 seconds.
10 to 15 seconds.
15 to 20 seconds.
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