DMV TEST CALIFORNIA

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California residents who drive on public roads and highways must have a California driver license. When you apply for a California license, you must present acceptable document(s) establishing your identity, residency, birthdate, and provide your social security number, if eligible. Examinations include a vision test, a knowledge test, and a driving test, if required. The DMV written test covers information found in the California DMV Driver Handbook, including road rules, safe driving practices, and signs questions. The DMV knowledge test consists of 36 questions and you need 30 correct answers to pass (83%). Practice with this sample test to get ready for the official CA driver's license test.
1. When can you drive using only your parking lights?
On foggy days when visibility is low.
30 minutes after sunset or 30 minutes before sunrise.
Under no circumstances.
2. It is illegal to leave a child ___ years or younger unattended in a motor vehicle.
four
eight
six
3. Turn your front wheels toward the curb when you park:
facing uphill.
facing downhill.
on a level road.
4. When can you drive using only parking lights?
30 minutes after sunset or 30 minutes before sunrise.
On foggy days when visibility is low.
Under no circumstances.
5. Check your rearview mirrors:
often to see how traffic is moving behind you.
to see if a vehicle is in your blind spot.
only when you are slowing down.
6. Which of the following is true about the Anti-Locking Brake System?
It allows drivers to steer during an emergency braking situation.
It prevents skidding.
All of the above.
7. A vehicle is stopped at a crosswalk to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway. The driver of the vehicle approaching from the rear should:
overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
sound the horn.
not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
8. If a driver looks like he or she is going to pull out in front of you, the safest thing to do is:
honk your horn and maintain your speed.
slow or stop your vehicle and use your horn.
use your horn and swerve into the next lane.
9. When is it legal to leave a child six years of age or younger unattended in a motor vehicle?
If the child is supervised by a person 12 years or older.
When weather conditions present health or safety risk to the child.
When keys left in the ignition could result in injuries.
10. You must notify law enforcement and file a Report Traffic Accident Occurring in California (SR 1) with DMV when:
you are involved in a collision and there is an injury.
your vehicle fails a smog test.
you change your insurance company.
 
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CA DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 36
Correct answers to pass: 30
Passing score: 83%
Number of questions: 36
Correct answers to pass: 30
Passing score: 83%
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