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
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1.
While all of the following actions are dangerous to do while driving, which is also illegal?
Listening to music through a set of dual headphones.
Adjusting your outside mirrors.
Reading a road map.
2.
This white sign means:
You should slow down and move to the right lane.
Stay in the right lane if you are driving more slowly than other traffic.
Slower traffic must exit on the right.
3.
Drivers must use their seat belt:
Unless they are driving a vehicle built before 1978.
Unless they are driving a limousine.
And failure to do so will result in a traffic ticket.
4.
Backing your vehicle is:
Always dangerous.
Dangerous if you have a helper.
Only dangerous in large vehicles.
5.
Which of the following increases your chances of being in a collision?
Looking over your shoulder while making lane changes
Continuously changing lanes to pass other vehicles
Adjusting your rearview mirror before you start driving
6.
When passing on the left of a vehicle, it is safe to move back into the right lane:
After about three seconds.
When you can no longer see the vehicle over your right shoulder.
When you can see the front of the vehicle in your rearview mirror.
7.
Yellow lines separate:
Traffic lanes on one-way streets.
Traffic moving in opposite directions on two-way roads.
All carpool lanes from regular traffic lanes.
8.
You must stop at the intersection ahead. Just before the intersection, you have to cross railroad tracks. You should stop before crossing the railroad tracks when:
There isn't room on the other side for you to completely cross the tracks.
The crossing is located in a city or town with frequent train traffic.
You are transporting two or more children in a passenger vehicle.
9.
Collisions are more likely to happen when:
All vehicles are traveling at about the same speed.
One lane of traffic is traveling faster than the other lanes.
One vehicle is traveling faster or slower than the flow of traffic.
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