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California Drivers Permit Test 2

46 Questions
California Drivers Permit Test 2

California Drivers Permit Test 2

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  • 1. 
    This yellow sign means:
    • A. 

      One way-road widens into two lanes ahead

    • B. 

      Vehicles on this road travel in two directions

    • C. 

      There is a divided highway ahead

  • 2. 
    | | | | | |This lane in the middle of a two-way street is used to:
    • A. 

      Pass other vehicles when there is no oncoming traffic

    • B. 

      Make right turns when there is no oncoming traffic

    • C. 

      Begin or end left turns, or start a permitted U-turn

  • 3. 
    This yellow sign means:
    • A. 

      Medical services ahead

    • B. 

      There is a "T" intersection ahead

    • C. 

      Another road crosses yours ahead

  • 4. 
    When driving near road construction zones, you should:
    • A. 

      Slow down to watch the construction as you pass

    • B. 

      Step on your brakes just before you pass the construction

    • C. 

      Pass the construction zone carefully and avoid rubbernecking:

  • 5. 
    You may turn on a solid red light:
    • A. 

      Only after slowing down and checking traffic

    • B. 

      Only after stopping, and yielding to pedestrians and bicicylists, unless otherwise posted.

    • C. 

      Under no circumstances

  • 6. 
    Which of these is a legal U-turn?
    • A. 

      On a highway where there is a paved opening for a turn

    • B. 

      150 feet away from a hill or curve

    • C. 

      Over two sets of double yellow lines in the roadway

  • 7. 
    You must notify law enforcement and make a written report (SR 1) to DMV when:
    • A. 

      You intend to file a certificate of nonoperation for your vehicle

    • B. 

      Your vehicle is towed fir parking illegally

    • C. 

      You have an accident and there is an injury or death

  • 8. 
    When parked on any hill, you should always set your parking brake and:
    • A. 

      Leave your vehicle in neutral

    • B. 

      Keep your front wheels parallel to the road

    • C. 

      Leave your vehicle in gear or the "park" position

  • 9. 
    If your cell phone rings while you are driving, you should
    • A. 

      Answer it if you have a hands-free device

    • B. 

      Let the call go to voice-mail

    • C. 

      Answer it if the is from your parents

  • 10. 
    It is illegal for a person under 21 years of age to drive with a blood alchohol concentration (BAC) that is ____ or more,
    • A. 

      0.08%-Eight hundredths of one percent

    • B. 

      0.01%-One hundredths of one percent

    • C. 

      0.05%-Five hundredths of one percent

  • 11. 
    You are driving 55 mph on a two-lane highway, one lane in each direction, and want to pass the car ahead of you. To pass safely you need to:
    • A. 

      Wait until solid double yellow lines separate the lanes.

    • B. 

      Increase your speed to 65mph

    • C. 

      Have at least a 10 to 12 second gap in oncoming traffic

  • 12. 
    Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 19 years of ago is present is:
    • A. 

      Legal, if it is your child

    • B. 

      Illegal at all times

    • C. 

      Not restricted by law

  • 13. 
    If you are unable to see the road ahead while driving because of heavy rain or fog, and your wipers do not help, you should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and continue driving

    • B. 

      Turn on your high beams and continue driving

    • C. 

      Pull off the road completely until visibility improves

  • 14. 
    Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto a freeway with heavy traffic. If necessary, you may:
    • A. 

      Drive on the freeway shoulder until a gap appears.

    • B. 

      Stop before merging with freeway traffic

    • C. 

      Make room by forcing your way into a small gap

  • 15. 
    If you approach a curve or the top of the hill and you do not have a clear view of the road ahead, you should
    • A. 

      Pull over and wait for condition to improve

    • B. 

      Use your high beam lights to be more visible

    • C. 

      Slow down so you can stop if necessary

  • 16. 
    You must carefully watch for bicycles in traffic lanes because they:
    • A. 

      Must ride facing oncoming traffic

    • B. 

      Could be hidden in your blind spots

    • C. 

      Usually the right-of-way

  • 17. 
    Who has the right-of-way at an intersection with no crosswalks?
    • A. 

      Pedestrians always have the right-of-way

    • B. 

      Vehicles, but they should slow down and be careful

    • C. 

      Pedestrians, but only with the green "WALK" signal

  • 18. 
    If five or more vehicles are following you on a narrow two-lane road:
    • A. 

      Move to the right side of your lane and drive slowly

    • B. 

      Pull off the road when it is safe and let them pass

    • C. 

      Continue driving because you have the right-of-way

  • 19. 
    You park your car at the curb on a level two-way street. Before getting out of your car, you should:
    • A. 

      Look for cars or bicycles on the traffic side of your vehicle

    • B. 

      Turn your front wheels towards the curb

    • C. 

      Make sure you are parked at least two feet from the curb

  • 20. 
    This red and white sign means:
    • A. 

      You may not enter the road from your direct

    • B. 

      Stop and proceed with caution

    • C. 

      The road ahead is closed to traffic in all directions

  • 21. 
    Even if you know your vehicle can maneuver a sharp curve at the legal speed limit, you should still slow down because:
    • A. 

      You must legally drive below the speed limit on sharp curves

    • B. 

      The strong inward pull on your vehicle can be dangerous

    • C. 

      There may be a stalled car or accident ahead that you can't see

  • 22. 
    Solid yellow lines separate"
    • A. 

      Traffic lines on one-way streets

    • B. 

      Bicycle lanes form regular traffic

    • C. 

      Vehicles going in opposite directions

  • 23. 
    When a traffic light turns green, should you go immediately?
    • A. 

      Yes, but yield to any given vehicle or person still in the intersection

    • B. 

      Yes, or you could be given a ticket for causing gridlock

    • C. 

      No, because you must first wait five seconds before proceeding

  • 24. 
    To see vehicles in your blind sports, you must look:
    • A. 

      Over your shoulders

    • B. 

      In your side mirrors

    • C. 

      In your inside rear-view mirror

  • 25. 
    You are driving at night on a dimly lit street and using high beams. You should dim your lgihts when you are within 500 feet of:
    • A. 

      A vehicle approaching you from behind

    • B. 

      An oncoming vehicle

    • C. 

      A sharp curve or hill

  • 26. 
    Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:
    • A. 

      Passenger car

    • B. 

      Station wagon

    • C. 

      Large tour bus

  • 27. 
    When should you use your headlights?
    • A. 

      One hour before sunset until one our after sunrise

    • B. 

      Anytime you can't see at least two miles ahead

    • C. 

      Anytime you have trouble seeing others or being seen

  • 28. 
    You are approaching a sharp curve on the road. You should:
    • A. 

      Start braking before you enter the curve

    • B. 

      Start braking as soon as you enter the curve

    • C. 

      Accelerate into the curve

  • 29. 
    When driving in the far right lane of a freeway, you:
    • A. 

      Should expect merging vehicles at on-ramps

    • B. 

      Must be driving slower than the other traffic

    • C. 

      Must give right-of-way to merging traffic

  • 30. 
    You must notify DMV within 5 days if you
    • A. 

      Are cited for a traffic violation

    • B. 

      Sell or transfer your vehicle

    • C. 

      Paint your vehicle a different color

  • 31. 
    You can be fined up to $1000 and jailed for six months if you are cited for:
    • A. 

      Dumping or abandoning an animal on a highway

    • B. 

      Making a U-turn from a center left-turn lane

    • C. 

      Parking in a bicycle lane

  • 32. 
    Which of the following is true about safety belts and accidients?
    • A. 

      They are unnecessary for vehicles equipped with front or side air bags

    • B. 

      They keep you from being thrown clear to safety, which lowers your chances of surviving accidents.

    • C. 

      They increase your chances of survival in most cases of accidents

  • 33. 
    It is very foggy. Slow down, turn on your windshield wipers and:
    • A. 

      High beam lights

    • B. 

      Low beam lights

    • C. 

      Emergency flashers

  • 34. 
    If a driver is going to pull out in front of you, the safest thing to do is:
    • A. 

      Honk your horn and maintain your speed

    • B. 

      Slow or stop your car and use your horn

    • C. 

      Use your horn and swerve into the next lane

  • 35. 
    A person between 12 and 18 years may have his/her driving privilege ___ for one year if convicted as a habitual truant.
    • A. 

      Extended

    • B. 

      Canceled

    • C. 

      Suspended

  • 36. 
    If you are towing another vehicle or trailer on a freeway with four lanes in your direction, you may travel in:
    • A. 

      Any of the traffic lanes in your direction

    • B. 

      Either of the two right lanes

    • C. 

      The far right lane only

  • 37. 
    Whose responsibility is it to know how your medications affect your driving?
    • A. 

      Your doctor's

    • B. 

      Your pharmacist's

    • C. 

      Yours

  • 38. 
    This yellow sign means:
    • A. 

      Less space between lanes ahead

    • B. 

      The highway will be divided ahead

    • C. 

      The right lane will end ahead

  • 39. 
    When sharing the road with a light rail vehicle:
    • A. 

      Never turn in front of an approaching light rail vehicle

    • B. 

      Always pass a light rail vehicle slowly on the right

    • C. 

      Remember they are loud and move slowly like freight trains

  • 40. 
    You see a car approaching from the rear. When you check your mirror again to change lanes, you no longer see the car. You should:
    • A. 

      Look over your shoulder to be sure the car isn't in your blind spot.

    • B. 

      Turn on your signal on and change lanes slowly.

    • C. 

      Signal, hon your horn, and change lanes quickly

  • 41. 
    You are approaching an uncontrolled intersection. You:
    • A. 

      Must always stop before driving through the intersection

    • B. 

      Must yield the right-of-way to all other vehicles

    • C. 

      Should slow down and be ready to stop

  • 42. 
    You are crossing and intersection and an emergency vehicle is approaching with a siren and flashing lights. You should:
    • A. 

      Stop immediately in the intersection until it passes

    • B. 

      Pull to the right in the intersection and stop

    • C. 

      Continue through the intersection, pull to the right, and stop

  • 43. 
    You see a pedestrian with a white cane at the corner ready to cross the street. The person takes a step back and pulls in his cane. You should:
    • A. 

      Stop. Proceed through the intersection. This person isn't ready to cross.

    • B. 

      Stop your car a minimum of six feet from the crosswalk and wait for the person to cross the street.

    • C. 

      Honk your horn to let the person know when to cross the street.

  • 44. 
    This yellow sign means:
    • A. 

      Narrow pedestrian bridge ahead

    • B. 

      Pedestrians must yield right-of-way ahead

    • C. 

      There is a pedestrian crosswalk ahead

  • 45. 
    For the first twelve months after you are licensed you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you:
    • A. 

      Drive between the hours of 5:00am and midnight

    • B. 

      Transport minors between the hours of 11pm and 5:00am

    • C. 

      Transport adults between the hours of 5:00am and midnight

  • 46. 
    Which of the following children requires a child restraint system?
    • A. 

      A six-year old weighing 70 pounds

    • B. 

      A five-year old weighing 55 pounds

    • C. 

      A five-year old weighing 65 pounds

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