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
Which of the following is not considered safe driving on an interstate system?
slower traffic must keep to the right
change lanes without signaling
if you miss your exit you must go to the next exit
This yellow sign means:
There is a sharp turn to the right
Right turn only lane
Right turn permitted on green arrow only
When driving at night on a dimly lit street, you should:
Drive slowly enough so you can stop within the area lighted by your headlights
Turn on your high beam headlights to better see the vehicles ahead of you
Keep the instrument panel lights bright to be more visible to other drivers.
To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about:
5 to 10 seconds
10 to 15 seconds
15 to 20 seconds
You are on the freeway and traffic is merging into your lane. You should:
Make room for the merging traffic, if possible
Assert your right of way by driving faster
Always slow down and maintain your position
This road sign means:
you are about to enter a one-way street the wrong way
U-turns are prohibited
you may proceed if the way is clear
Always use your seat belt:
Unless the vehicle was built before 1978.
Unless you are in a limousine.
When the vehicle is equipped with seat belts.
When driving in fog, it is best to drive with:
High beam headlights
Low beam headlights
Four-way flashers
What does this road sign mean:
Winding Road.
Loose Gravel.
Slippery when wet.
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