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CALIFORNIA DMV PERMIT TEST

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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 CA 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 DMV practice permit test.
1. When riding at night you should:
increase your following distance.
decrease your following distance.
speed up.
2. When a ‘Road Closed’ sign is displayed, drivers must:
look for a detour or another route.
make a U-turn.
come to a complete stop and wait for the lights to turn green.
3. What does this sign indicate?
divided highway ends sign
Winding road ahead. Drive with caution.
Drivers will soon be on a roadway with two-way traffic.
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
4. Driving along the right-rear side of another vehicle is:
dangerous because you’re probably in one of the driver’s blind spots.
a good way to maintain a space cushion on your left side.
a good defensive driving technique to avoid drivers’ blind spots.
5. When riding long distances, how often should you stop and stretch?
Every five hours
Every 50 miles
Every two hours
6. This sign warns drivers of:
narrow bridge sign
a bridge ahead, wide enough to accommodate two lanes of traffic, but with very little clearance.
a reduction of lanes.
a dip in the road. Drivers should be ready to stop if the dip is filled with water.
7. You are on a two-way road and the vehicle ahead of you is turning left into a driveway. You may legally pass the vehicle on the right:
if there’s enough road between the curb and the vehicle.
even if you must cross a solid white line painted on the road.
even if you must drive in a bicycle lane to do so.
8. If you are being passed on the right by many vehicles, you should:
move into the left lane and allow other vehicles to pass you on the right.
move into the right lane and allow other vehicles to pass you on the left.
increase your speed immediately.
9. The yield sign means:
yield sign
Drive with caution in wet weather.
Slow down and give vehicles crossing your path the right-of-way.
You must come to a complete stop.
10. You should allow a four-second or more cushion when:
The driver behind you wants to pass.
Being crowded by a tailgater.
All of the above.
 
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CA DMV Driving Test Facts

Number of questions: 36
Correct answers to pass:30
Passing score:83%
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
Number of questions: 36
Correct answers to pass:30
Passing score:83%
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
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