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California driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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.
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1.
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:
Stop.
Continue moving and clear the intersection safely.
Increase your speed so as not to cause an accident.
2.
When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curb, your front wheels should be:
Turned to the left (toward the street).
Turned to the right (away from the street).
Parallel with the pavement.
3.
You should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead when you:
Are following a small passenger vehicle.
Are being tailgated by another driver.
Are driving more slowly than the posted speed limit.
4.
California's "Basic Speed Law" says:
You should never drive faster than posted speed limits.
You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
The maximum speed limit in California is 70 mph on certain freeways.
5.
All of the following are dangerous to do while driving. Which is also illegal?
Wearing a headset that covers both ears.
Having one or more interior lights on.
Using cruise control on residential streets.
6.
If you are convicted of driving with an excessive blood alcohol concentration (BAC), you may be sentenced to serve:
Up to six months in jail.
Up to 12 months in jail.
No jail time, but you must pay a fine of $500.
7.
Which of these statements is true about drugs and driving?
Any prescription drug is safe to use if you don't feel drowsy.
Even over-the-counter drugs can impair your driving.
Only illegal drugs can impair your driving.
8.
On freezing, wet days, which of the following roadways is most likely to hide spots of ice?
Roadways near the tops of hills
Roadways on bridges and overpasses
Roadways paved with asphalt
9.
Drivers must use their seat belt:
Unless they are driving a vehicle built before 1978.
Unless they are driving a limousine.
And failure to do so will result in a traffic ticket.
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