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
All drivers under the age of 21 have a specific restriction prohibiting them from:
Driving or attempting to drive while smoking
Driving or attempting to drive before midnight
Driving or attempting to drive after consuming alcohol
Which of these statements is true about drugs and driving is true?
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
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
If a traffic signal light is green and a police officer signals you to stop, you should:
Obey the traffic officer
Obey the traffic signal
Do what the vehicle in front of you does
When driving on gravel or dirt roads:
Your tires can grip the road better than on pavement.
Your tires do not have as much traction, so you must drive slower.
Visibility is better.
A safety zone is a specially marked area for passengers to get on or off buses or trolleys. You may not drive through a safety zone:
Only when a bus or trolley is present
Only when a bus or trolley is unloading passengers
At any time for any reason
To avoid hydroplaning, you should:
Keep a constant speed
Apply the brakes as soon as the car starts to skid
Slow down
You can drive off the road to pass another vehicle:
If the vehicle ahead is turning left
If there are two or more lanes traveling in your direction
Under no circumstances.
Pedestrians crossing at corners have the right-of-way:
Only at controlled intersections
Only when a crosswalk is painted on the street
Whether or not a crosswalk is marked
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