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.
This sign means:
Upcoming downgrade or hill.
Road construction area.
Upcoming narrowing of roadway.
2.
It is against the law to enter an intersection when:
You can't get all the way across before the light turns red.
The light is flashing yellow and you didn't stop first.
The light is yellow and you cannot stop safely.
3.
This white sign means you:
May turn left only on a green arrow.
May turn left on a green light when it is safe.
Must wait for the solid green light before you turn left.
4.
A safety zone is a specially marked area for passengers to get on or off of buses or trolleys. You may not drive through a safety zone:
When a bus or trolley is present.
When a bus or trolley is unloading passengers.
At any time for any reason.
5.
Drivers are required to obey instructions from:
Security guards patrolling parking lots.
Other drivers whose vehicles are broken down on the roadway.
Flaggers (signal persons) at construction sites.
6.
A broken yellow line beside a solid yellow line indicates that passing is:
Permitted from the side next to the solid yellow line.
Not permitted from either direction.
Permitted from the side next to the broken yellow line.
7.
You want to park uphill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which direction do you turn your front wheels?
Straight ahead
Right, toward the side of the road
Left, toward the center of the road
8.
If you are involved in a traffic accident in California, you must file a report of the accident with the DMV when:
The collision causes $1,000 in damage.
You plan on being out of the state for more than 30 days.
You refinance the remaining balance of your vehicle loan.
9.
You see a flashing yellow traffic signal at an upcoming intersection. The flashing yellow light means:
Stop before entering the intersection, as long as you can do so safely.
Stop. Yield to all cross traffic before crossing the intersection.
Slow down and cross the intersection carefully.
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