Home » Quizzes & Surveys » CaliforniaCaliforniaWelcome to your California DMV Practice Test #1To pass the DMV written test in order to get your permit, you need to achieve an 83% passing score by answering 38 questions correctly out of the 46 questions on the test.1. You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:25 mph.20 mph.15 mph.2. A driver in front of you is signaling with his or her hand and arm pointing upward. This driver wants toturn right.stop.turn left.3. Which of the following statements about lane markings is true?A broken yellow line between opposing lanes of traffic means that you may not cross the line.A double solid line between opposing lanes of traffic means that vehicles on either side can pass.A solid white line between lanes of traffic means that you should stay in your lane unless a special situation requires you to change lanes.4. What does this warning sign mean?Slow-moving vehicles should not move as directed.Slow-moving vehicles should move as directed.There is a stop sign ahead.5. When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street:Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.Your front wheels must be turned toward the street.One of your rear wheels must touch the curb.6. A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should:Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.Slow to 25 MPH and pass cautiously.Stop, then proceed when you think all of the children have exited the bus.7. This sign warns you abouta slippery road.a winding road.a two-way road.8. To avoid tailgating, one should follow thefour-second rule.two-second rule.three-second rule.9. Any person who willfully flees or attempts to evade a peace officer performing their duties is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable bya maximum fine of up to $1,000.1 year of imprisonment in a county jail.neither of the above.10. What does this regulatory sign mean?No U-turnRoad endsLeft turn11. A(n) __________ sign on a truck means that the truck's load is potentially dangerous.rectangular whitediamond-shapedoctagonal12. If a bicycle on your right reaches an intersection at the same time as you do, you shouldmove slowly along with the bicycle.yield to the bicycle.move because you have the right-of-way.13. When two vehicles meet on a steep mountain road where neither can pass, which vehicle has the right-of-way?Both vehiclesThe vehicle traveling uphillThe vehicle traveling downhill14. On a two-lane undivided highway, the maximum speed limit for vehicles towing trailers is ______ unless otherwise posted.55 mph60 mph65 mph15. When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving:At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.5 to 10 MPH slower than the traffic on the freeway.The posted speed limit for traffic on the freeway.16. You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left.Under no circumstances.If the shoulder is wide enough to accommodate your vehicle.17. What is the first thing you should do during an enforcement stop?Turn on your right turn signal.Stop on the left shoulder.Stop on the center median.18. A traffic signal with a flashing yellow arrow means that you shouldstop and be prepared to obey the next signal.yield and then proceed with caution.proceed with caution but turns are not permitted in the direction of the arrow.19. If your vehicle starts to hydroplane, you shouldslow down gradually.apply the brakespress your gas pedal.20. Special "turnout" areas marked on a two-lane roadallow vehicles to make U-turns.allow vehicles to make left turns.allow vehicles to pass.21. What does this sign mean?You are approaching an airport.Airplanes fly at low altitude in this area.Airplanes fly in this direction.22. A white painted curb means:Loading zone for passengers or mail only.Loading zone for freight only.Loading zone for freight or passengers.23. When you approach an intersection with a through road but without stop signs or yield signs, you mustaccelerate to merge with traffic.yield to traffic and pedestrians on the through road.make a sharp turn to match the speed of the traffic on the through road.24. A steady red arrow signal meansyou should prepare to stop and yield to oncoming traffic before turning.you must stop and then proceed when it is safe to do so.you must stop and you cannot turn in the direction of the arrow.25. If all the rear seats are already occupied by children under 7 years of age, a child under 8 years of age mayride in the front seat if properly secured in a federally approved child passenger restraint system.sit on the lap of an elder child, with a seat belt fastened to both.ride in the front seat without a seat belt.26. A driver who is involved in a significant collision must report it to the DMV within10 days.15 days.20 days.27. In a roundabout, you must drive ina counterclockwise direction.the direction of the oncoming vehicles.a clockwise direction.28. This sign representsa pedestrian crosswalk.a playground.a school zone.29. Which of the following signs represents two-way traffic?DCBA30. While driving in fog, you should use yourlow-beam headlights.high-beam headlights.emergency flashers.31. If your parked car rolls away and hits another unattended vehicle, you shouldsound your horn to attract attention.report the incident to the police.remove your car and go on your way.32. At an unmarked crosswalk, you muststop and ask the pedestrians to cross quickly.increase your speed and cross before the pedestrians.yield the right-of-way to the pedestrians.33. If you are in an intersection when you hear the siren of an emergency vehicle, you shouldmove to the right and stop in the intersection.continue through the intersection, then move to the right and stop.continue through the intersection, then move to the left and stop.34. The broken white lines on the pavement mean thatpassing is allowed if done safely.no passing is allowed.traffic moves in opposite directions.35. A ___ painted curb is designated for disabled persons who display their placards.greenwhiteblue36. Two sets of solid double yellow lines spaced two or more feet apart indicatetwo-way traffic.a parking lot.a barrier.37. You must turn on your headlights __________ after sunset.30 minutesimmediately20 minutes38. When you want to enter a freeway, you shouldstop before merging into freeway traffic.enter the freeway at or near the speed of freeway traffic.stop and yield to the traffic on the freeway.39. A double solid white lineseparates two lanes traveling in the same direction, and crossing the line is permitted.separates opposing lanes, and crossing the line is prohibited.separates two lanes traveling in the same direction, but crossing the line is prohibited.40. Locked wheel skids are usually caused bybraking too hard at a high speed.pressing the gas and brake pedals at the same time.turning the ignition to the lock position while the vehicle is still in motion.41. If you are having vehicle trouble and you need to stop, what is the first thing you should do?Lift the hood to signal an emergency.Pull off the road and away from traffic.Stop your vehicle over a hill or just around a curve for visibility.42. At 55 mph, under good conditions, your vehicle will travel about ____ feet in the time that it takes you to react to an object in your path and bring your vehicle to a complete stop.30040020043. A double solid white lineseparates two lanes traveling in the same direction, but crossing the line is prohibited.separates two lanes traveling in the same direction, and crossing the line is permitted.separates opposing lanes, and crossing the line is prohibited.44. When you see livestock near the roadway, you shouldblow your horn continuously until the animals cross the road.follow directions from the person in charge of the animals.turn safely away from these animals.45. This warning sign representsthe end of a divided highway.the start of a divided highway.the start of a two-way road.Time is Up!