2022 California Permit Test 22

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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7. To see vehicles in your blind spots, you should check:

Explanation
By definition, blind spots are areas that cannot be seen using your mirrors. To check your blind spots, you should look over your shoulders.

8. To turn left from a multilane one-way street onto a one-way street, you should start your turn from:

Explanation
When turning left from a one-way street onto another one-way street, you should begin the turn from the far left lane.

9. Hydroplaning occurs when tires ride on a thin film of water instead of on the road. To prevent hydroplaning in wet weather, you should:

Explanation
Hydroplaning is caused by driving too fast on a wet road. Slow down when driving on wet pavement to prevent hydroplaning.

10. Should you always drive more slowly than other traffic?

Explanation
You must drive more slowly than usual when there is heavy traffic or bad weather. However, if you block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic by driving too slowly, you may be cited.

11. Safely backing your vehicle requires all of the following, except:

Explanation
Backing up is always dangerous because it is hard to see behind your vehicle. Prior to entering your vehicle, check your surroundings to be aware of any potential hazards. When you are backing out of a parking space, look over your shoulder to maintain awareness of your surroundings.

12. To avoid glare from the headlights of an approaching car:

Explanation
You should avoid looking toward the bright lights of an oncoming vehicle by glancing toward the right side of the road. After looking briefly toward the side of the road, continue looking ahead to check on the position of the other vehicle.
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