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California driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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
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1.
Using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle is considered a distraction because:
It causes the driver to be concerned about the cost of the call.
It occupies the driver's hands, eyes, and mind.
It is an activity that draws the attention of other drivers.
2.
You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck. You should drive:
Closer behind the truck than you would if following a passenger vehicle.
Farther behind the truck than you would if following a passenger vehicle.
To the right side of the truck and wait to pass.
3.
Alcohol is:
A stimulant.
An antihistamine.
A depressant.
4.
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.
5.
Dim your headlights for oncoming vehicles or when you are within 300 feet of a vehicle:
That you are approaching from behind.
Approaching you from behind.
That you have already passed.
6.
This white sign means:
alabama railroad crossing road sign
The railroad crossing is controlled. Continue at your regular speed.
Look, listen, and prepare to stop at the crossing if necessary.
Stop at the railroad tracks and wait for a signal before crossing.
7.
Before you change lanes, you should check your mirrors and:
Never look over your right shoulder.
Always slow down in your traffic lane.
Glance over your shoulder.
8.
Increase your following distance when driving behind a large vehicle:
To better see around the sides of the vehicle.
Because other drivers tend to pull behind large vehicles before trying to pass them.
Because following too closely will get you caught in the vehicle's slipstream.
9.
Excessive speed:
Does not increase the chance of a crash.
Increases your ability to react to a hazard.
Often leads to high-risk decision-making.
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