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
Dim your headlights for oncoming vehicles or when you are within 300 feet of a vehicle:
You are approaching from behind.
Approaching you from behind.
You have already passed.
If a child is about to run into the street, you should:
Start to prepare to slow down
Flash your head lights
Sound a sharp blast of your horn
In 50-55 mph traffic you are least likely to have an accident if you:
drive a few miles per hour faster than most
stay within that speed range
drive a few miles per hour slower than most
Driving under the influence of any medication which impairs your driving is permitted:
Under no circumstances
If you don't feel drowsy
If it is prescribed by a physician
On a freeway, you should look farther ahead than you would on a city street:
In order to see potential hazards early
Because it takes 1/4 mile to stop your vehicle completely
Because it helps you keep up with traffic
A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
In both directions may pass
Next to the broken line may pass
Next to the solid line may pass
If a traffic signal light is not working, you must:
Stop, then proceed when safe.
Stop before entering the intersection and let all other traffic go first.
Slow down or stop, only if necessary.
At a red traffic light with a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow if you:
Make a complete stop first.
Wait until the light changes.
Are in the proper lane and the roadway is clear.
If you are involved in a traffic collision, you are required to complete and submit a written report (SR 1) to the DMV:
Only if you or the other driver is injured.
If there is property damage in excess of $1000 or if there are any injuries.
Only if you are at fault.
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