2022 California Permit Test 17

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. When making a right turn from a highway with two lanes traveling in your direction, you may turn from:

Explanation
Begin and end the turn in the lane nearest the right-hand curb. Do not swing wide into another lane of traffic.

2. You may cross a double yellow line to pass another vehicle if the yellow line next to:

Explanation
Double yellow lines in the center of the road indicate that you may pass if a broken line is next to your driving lane.

3. While in a motor vehicle on a highway, it is:

Explanation
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Neither drivers nor passengers may possess an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle while it is in operation.

4. When driving on gravel or dirt roads:

Explanation
Your tires do not have as much traction on loose gravel and dirt roads as they do on concrete and asphalt roads. When driving on gravel or dirt, you must slow down. It will take you much longer to stop and it is much easier to skid when turning.

5. If there is a deep puddle on the road ahead, you should:

Explanation
To prevent skidding on slippery surfaces, avoid especially slippery areas, such as ice patches, wet leaves, oil, or deep puddles. The safest surface for driving is a dry, solid surface.

6. You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?

Explanation
You must yield the right-of-way to any emergency vehicle that is using its siren and lights. Drive to the right edge of the road and stop until the emergency vehicle has passed. If you are within an intersection, drive through the intersection first and then stop.
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