2022 California Permit Test 15

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. Which of these statements is true about drugs and driving?

Explanation
Legal prescription and over-the-counter drugs can impair your ability to drive, including drugs taken for colds, hay fever, allergies, or to calm nerves or muscles. It is illegal to drive while under the influence of any drug that impairs your ability to drive safely; this law does not differentiate between illegal, prescription, or over-the-counter drugs.

2. Drivers must use their seat belt:

Explanation
Drivers must always wear seat belts and may be cited for failure to do so.

3. All of the following are dangerous to do while driving. Which is also illegal?

Explanation
It is illegal to drive while wearing a headset or earplugs in both ears.

4. California's "Basic Speed Law" says:

Explanation
The "Basic Speed Law" means that you may never drive faster than would be safe in current conditions. For example, if you drive 45 mph in a 55 mph zone during a dense fog, even though you are below the posted limit, you may be cited for driving too fast for conditions.

5. A steady yellow traffic signal light is a warning that the light is about to change to red. If you are already within the intersection when a green light changes to yellow, you should:

Explanation
If you are already within an intersection when the traffic light turns yellow, you should clear the intersection as quickly as possible.

6. On freezing, wet days, which of the following roadways is most likely to hide spots of ice?

Explanation
Bridges and overpasses tend to freeze before the rest of the road does. They can hide spots of ice.
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