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.
Only ____ can reduce the level of alcohol and its effects from the body.
drinking caffeine
eating foods high in fat
time
2.
There are two traffic lanes in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many vehicles are passing you on the right. If the driver behind you wishes to drive faster, you should:
Stay in your lane so you don't impede the traffic flow
Drive onto the left shoulder to let the other vehicles pass
Move over into the right lane when it is safe
3.
When can you drive in a bike lane?
During rush hour traffic if there are no bicyclists in the bike lane.
When you are within 200 feet of a cross street where you plan to turn right.
When you want to pass a driver ahead of you who is turning right.
4.
You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck. You should drive:
Closer behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle
Farther behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle
To the right side of the truck and wait to pass
5.
A white painted curb means:
Loading zone for freight or passengers.
Loading zone for passengers or mail only.
Loading zone for freight only.
6.
If you are riding in a vehicle equipped with a lap belt and also a separate shoulder belt, you are:
Only required to use the lap belt
Required to use both the lap and shoulder belts
Only required to use the shoulder belt
7.
Highway pavement is particularly treacherous and will be most slippery:
If it has been raining several hours.
If it has just begun to rain.
If it has been raining from one to two hours.
8.
It is dangerous to follow a motorcycle too closely because:
They do not follow the same rules as motor vehicles
A motorcycle can stop much faster than a standard vehicle
They brake more slowly than motor vehicles
9.
This yellow sign means:
Controlled railroad ahead
Be prepared to stop if the light is flashing
There is a traffic signal ahead
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