2012 California Driver's Written Test Part 2

28 Questions | Total Attempts: 110

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California Driver Exam Quizzes & Trivia

Prepare yourself for the actual test with this practice test. (Currently in progress. )


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are green painted curbs used for?
    • A. 

      No parking here

    • B. 

      Stop no longer than the time posted to unload passengers or freight

    • C. 

      Parking for a limited time only

  • 2. 
    What are yellow painted curbs used for?
    • A. 

      Park for a limited time

    • B. 

      No stopping, standing, or parking

    • C. 

      Stop no longer than the time posted to load or unload passegers or freight.

  • 3. 
    What are red painted curbs used for?
    • A. 

      No stopping, standing, or parking

    • B. 

      Parking is permitted only for a disabled person

    • C. 

      For loading and unloading

  • 4. 
    What are blue painted curbs used for?
    • A. 

      Stop no longer than the time posted to load or unload passengers or freight

    • B. 

      Parking only for a disabled person

    • C. 

      For school buses only

  • 5. 
    What is the "NO ZONE"?
    • A. 

      Passenger's vehicles blind spots

    • B. 

      A truck's blind spots

    • C. 

      The open space in front of your vehicle

  • 6. 
    If you are in a trucker's blind spots, how would you know if he/she can see you?
    • A. 

      If you cannot see the truck driver in his/her side mirror, he/she cannot see you

    • B. 

      If you cannot see he/she in the side mirrors then he/she can see you

    • C. 

      If you drive behind the truck, the truck driver can see you clearly

  • 7. 
    When is the road most slippery?
    • A. 

      When it's been raining for a while

    • B. 

      It's most slippery when near a railroad crossing

    • C. 

      When it first starts to rain

  • 8. 
    If you start to skid on a slippery road, you should:
    • A. 

      Brake and then turn the wheel away from the skid

    • B. 

      Ease off the gas pedal and turn the wheel towards the skid

    • C. 

      Ease off the gas pedal and turn the wheel away from the skid

  • 9. 
    What do you do in a acceleration skid?
    • A. 

      Ease off the gas pedal and straighten the front wheels

    • B. 

      Ease off the gas pedal and turn away from the skid

    • C. 

      Slam your foot on the brakes

  • 10. 
    What do you do in a locked wheel skid?
    • A. 

      Take your foot off the brake and accelerate

    • B. 

      Take your foot off the brake and turn the wheel away from the skid

    • C. 

      Take your foot off the brake and then straighten the front wheels

  • 11. 
    If you are involved in a collision in which someone is injured or killed, you (or your insurance agent, broker, or legal representative.) must make a written report to the police or CHP within _____ of the collision.
    • A. 

      48 hours

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      10 hours

  • 12. 
    You (or your insurance agent, broker, or legal representative) must make a written report to DMV within _____ of the collison in which someone is killed or injured.
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      10 days

    • C. 

      15 days

  • 13. 
    You or your representative must make a report whether or not you caused the collision, even if the collision occurred on private property.  If you do not make this report, your driving privilege will be suspended up to ____ if you did not have proper insurance coverage.
    • A. 

      4 years

    • B. 

      3 years

    • C. 

      1 year

  • 14. 
    If you dump or abandon animals on a highway you could be fined up to ____.
    • A. 

      $750, six months in jail, or both

    • B. 

      $500, six months in jail, or both

    • C. 

      $1,000, six months in jail, or both

    • D. 

      $750, 12 months in jail or both

  • 15. 
    Most information in your driver license file is available to the public.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In the United States, a vehicle is stolen an average of every _____.
    • A. 

      21 minutes

    • B. 

      31 minutes

    • C. 

      41 minutes

  • 17. 
    Here are some tips you can use to avoid becoming the victim of vehicle theft:
    • A. 

      Place keys in a hide-a-key box or somewhere in the car

    • B. 

      Roll up your windows and lock your vehicle

    • C. 

      Leave your vehicle running

    • D. 

      Park in high-traffic, well-lighted areas

    • E. 

      Park in the darkest part of a parking lot so your vehicle won't be seen

  • 18. 
    The California Compulsory Financial Responsibility Law requires every driver and every owner of a motor vehicle to maintain financial responsibility (liability coverage) at all times.  What are the four forms of financial responsibility?
    • A. 

      A motor vehicle liability insurance policy

    • B. 

      A bicycle liability insurance policy

    • C. 

      A deposit of $35,000 with DMV

    • D. 

      A surety bond for $35,000 obtained from a company licensed to do business in California

    • E. 

      A DMV issued self-insurance certificate

    • F. 

      A deposit of $100,000 to your automobile insurance agent

  • 19. 
    The minimum amount your insurance must cover per collision is ____ for a single death or injury.
    • A. 

      $30,000

    • B. 

      $5,000

    • C. 

      $15,000

  • 20. 
    When riding a bicycle, you should:
    • A. 

      Wear both earphones while riding on a highway

    • B. 

      Ride single file when passing/being passed

    • C. 

      Ride a car-door's length from parked vehicles

    • D. 

      Yield the right-of-way to emergency vehicles

    • E. 

      Move left to turn left, pass, avoid hazards

    • F. 

      Ride in a straight line, close to the left curb/road edge

  • 21. 
    If you are convicted of driving while under the influence of either alcohol and/or drugs or both (DUI), and you have an excessive BAC level, you may be sentenced to serve up to ______ in jail and pay a fine between $390---_____.
    • A. 

      Six months, $1,000

    • B. 

      Twelve months, $1,000

    • C. 

      Six months, $750

    • D. 

      Twelve months, $750

  • 22. 
    While in a work zone, leave at least a _____ gap.
    • A. 

      2-3 second

    • B. 

      4-5 second

    • C. 

      3-4 second

  • 23. 
    When you see a snowplow, stay behind at least ______.
    • A. 

      300-500 feet

    • B. 

      200-300 feet

    • C. 

      200-400 feet

  • 24. 
    Penalties in a work zone are ____ as much as normal.
    • A. 

      2 times

    • B. 

      3 times

    • C. 

      4 times

  • 25. 
    In the last 5 years, in California, there have been _____ deaths due to inattentive drivers crashing in highway work zones.
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      750

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