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
The extra space in front of a large truck is needed for:
Other drivers when merging onto a freeway.
The truck driver to stop the vehicle.
Other drivers when they want to slow down.
When is it legal to use a cell phone without a hands-free device while driving?
When making a call while stopped at the red light
When making a call for emergency assistance
Tailgating other drivers (driving too close to their rear bumper):
Can frustrate other drivers and make them angry
Cannot result in traffic violation
Reduces collisions by preventing from being "cut off"
When driving on a multilane street with two way traffic:
Drive alongside the other vehicles so the drivers can see you
You should drive ahead or behind the other vehicles
It is safest to drive in the lane next to the center line
Pedestrians crossing at corners have the right-of-way:
Only at controlled intersections
Only when a crosswalk is painted on the street
Whether or not a crosswalk is marked
Yellow lines separate:
Traffic lanes on one-way streets
Traffic moving in opposite directions on a two-way road
All carpool lanes from regular traffic lanes
You must show proof of insurance to law enforcement:
Only if you are involved in a collision
If you are involved in a collision or stopped for a citation
Only if you are stopped and cited
You may legally block an intersection:
When you entered the intersection on the green light.
During rush hour traffic.
Under no circumstances.
You should use your horn when:
Another vehicle is in your way
It may help prevent a collision
Another driver makes a mistake
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