California Driver’s Examination

2022 California Permit Test 5

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in..

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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At a red traffic light with a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow if:

Explanation
If you are in a lane corresponding to a signal displaying a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow when the way is clear. This is true whether the arrow is displayed alone or together with another signal.

The amount of alcohol in the blood is referred to as:

Explanation
Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in the blood. The higher the BAC number, the more impaired a person is.

With a Class C driver license, a person may drive:

Explanation
A person with a Class C license may drive a three-axle vehicle if it weighs 6,000 pounds or less.

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.

For which of the following traffic lights must you always stop your vehicle?

Explanation
You must stop at a solid or flashing red light, or at a signal light that is blacked out (not working). A solid yellow light means that the signal is about to turn red and you must stop if you can do so safely; otherwise, proceed cautiously. A flashing yellow light means that you should proceed with caution, but you do not need to stop.

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.
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