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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.
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Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors for original applicants
3 or fewer errors for renewal applicants
Remove all snow, frost, and ice from:
Just the windshield.
All windows.
Just the windshield and passenger window.
When you see this sign, you should stop and:
california stop road sign
Check for vehicles only in the direction that you plan on going, then proceed.
Let all vehicles that arrive before or after you go first.
Check for traffic in all directions before proceeding.
To turn left from a one-way street onto a one-way street, start from:
The lane closest to the left curb.
The center lane.
Any lane, as long as it seems safe to do so.
Blocking an intersection during "rush hour" traffic is not permitted:
Unless you entered the intersection on a green light.
Under any circumstances, even if your light is green.
Unless you have the right-of-way or a green light.
When stopped at a red traffic light with a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow if you:
First come to a complete stop.
Wait until the light changes.
Are in the proper lane and the intersection is clear.
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.
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.
If you have a sudden tire blowout:
Use the brakes lightly.
Pump the brakes.
Apply the brakes firmly.
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.
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