2022 California Permit Test 12

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in California. Each permit practice test question has three answer.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in California. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for California please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/california/car.

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1. You are driving on a freeway with a posted speed limit of 65 mph. Traffic is traveling at 70 mph. You may legally drive:

Explanation
On most California highways, the maximum speed limit is 65 mph. You may drive at 70 mph only if the speed limit is posted as such.

2. When driving in fog, it is best to drive with:

Explanation
Use your low beam headlights when driving in fog, rain, or snow. High beam lights can reflect off the weather conditions, lowering visibility even more.

3. If your wheels drop off the roadway or pavement edge, you should:

Explanation
If your wheels drop off the roadway or pavement edge, do not attempt to turn back onto the roadway immediately. Instead, reduce your speed, check traffic, and gradually turn back onto the roadway when it is safe to do so.

4. As you enter into a roundabout, you should slow down and:

Explanation
When entering a roundabout, you must yield to pedestrians, bicyclists, and traffic already in the roundabout.

5. Streets and highways are most slippery:

Explanation
Driving during the first half hour of rainfall is dangerous because roadways become extremely slippery when the water mixes with oil and other chemicals on the road surfaces that have not yet washed away. Use extra caution when driving on slippery roads.

6. If you hit an animal with your vehicle while driving on a California highway, you should:

Explanation
If you injure or kill an animal on the roadway, you should call CHP, the nearest humane society, or the police. You should not leave the animal to die or try to move the animal.
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