CAlifornia Driver's Examination CA 2012 Nツー8

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  • 1. 
    It is illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is ____ or higher.
    • A. 

      0.08% - Eight hundredths of one percent

    • B. 

      0.10% - One tenth of one percent

    • C. 

      0.05% - Five hundredths of one percent

  • 2. 
    You must notify DMV within 5 days if you :
    • A. 

      Sell or transfer your vehicle

    • B. 

      Paint your vehicle a different color

    • C. 

      Are cited for a traffic violation

  • 3. 
    If there is a deep puddle in the road through the water :
    • A. 

      Maintain the posted speed to make it through the water

    • B. 

      Avoid the puddle, if possible

    • C. 

      Shift into neutral as you drive through the water

  • 4. 
    Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 18 years of age is present is :
    • A. 

      Legal, if it is your child

    • B. 

      Illegal at all times

    • C. 

      Not restricted by law

  • 5. 
    You are driving in the far right lane of a four-lane freeway and notice thick broken white lines on the left side of your lane. You are driving in :
    • A. 

      The carpool lane and must merge into the next lane

    • B. 

      A special lane for slow moving vehicles

    • C. 

      An exit lane

  • 6. 
    You are required to wear your safety belt in a moving vehicle :
    • A. 

      Unless the vehicle was manufactured before 1975

    • B. 

      Unless you are riding in the back of a pickup/camper

    • C. 

      And failure to do so will result in a traffic ticket

  • 7. 
    Cargo extending more than four feet from your rear bumper :
    • A. 

      Is illegal under all circumstances

    • B. 

      Must be marked with a red flag or lights

    • C. 

      Does not legally have to be marked, but it is a good idea

  • 8. 
    This red and white sign means you should :
    • A. 

      Stop and check traffic both ways before proceeding

    • B. 

      Give the right of way to traffic on the road you wish to enter or cross

    • C. 

      Keep a stready speed and check traffic both ways

  • 9. 
    You must file a Report of Traffic Accident Occuring in California (SR 1) with DMV if you :
    • A. 

      Fail to pay your registration fees within 90 days of receiving your renewal notice

    • B. 

      Are involved in a collision and there is more than $750 in damages

    • C. 

      Allow a licensed driver from another state to drive your vehicle

  • 10. 
    Instructions from school crossing guards must be obeyed :
    • A. 

      At all times

    • B. 

      During school hours only

    • C. 

      Only when children are present in front of the school

  • 11. 
    This white sign means :
    • A. 

      Railroad crossing is controlled--- continue at your regular speed

    • B. 

      Look, listen, and prepare to stop at the crossing, if necessary

    • C. 

      Stop at the railroad tracks and wait for a signal before crossing

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is true about large trucks ?
    • A. 

      Trucks have fewer blind spots due to the vehicle's height

    • B. 

      It is best to pass trucks very slowly and on the right side

    • C. 

      Trucks often appear to travel slower because of their large size

  • 13. 
    Which of these statements is true about child passengers :
    • A. 

      Children 1 or older and over 20 pounds should ride in the front seat

    • B. 

      Children under age one should not ride in the front seat in airbag equipped vehicles

    • C. 

      The front seat is generally the safest place in the car for children six years of age and older

  • 14. 
    Your wheels should be pointed straight ahead, unless you are :
    • A. 

      Waiting to make a left turn at a traffic light

    • B. 

      Parked on a hill or sloping driveway

    • C. 

      Parked on the side of a level roadway and there is no curb

  • 15. 
    To turn left from a one-way street onto a one-way street, start from :
    • A. 

      The lane closest to the left curb

    • B. 

      The center lane

    • C. 

      Any lane as long as it seems safe to do so

  • 16. 
    You are crossing an intersection and an emergency vehicle is approaching with a siren and flashing lights. You should :
    • A. 

      Stop immediately in the intersection and stop

    • B. 

      Pull to the right in the intersection and stop

    • C. 

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

  • 17. 
    All of the following are dangerous while driving. Which is also illegal ?
    • A. 

      Wearing a headset that covers both ears

    • B. 

      Having one or more interior light on

    • C. 

      Using cruise control on residential streets

  • 18. 
    The speed limit for a school zone where childrens are present is ___ :
    • A. 

      15 mph

    • B. 

      25 mph

    • C. 

      20 mph

  • 19. 
    Two vehicles are approaching an uncontrolld "T" intersection. One vehicle is on the through road and the other is on the road that ends. Who had the right of way at the intersection ?
    • A. 

      The vehicle on the trough road

    • B. 

      The vehicle on the right

    • C. 

      The vehicle that arrives firdt

  • 20. 
    When you change lanes or merge with another lane, you :
    • A. 

      Have the right of way

    • B. 

      Should first stop and check for cross traffic

    • C. 

      Need at least a 4 second gap in traffic

  • 21. 
    If you have a green light, but traffic is blocking the intersection :
    • A. 

      Stay out the intersection until traffic clears

    • B. 

      Enter the intersection and wait until traffic clears

    • C. 

      Merge into another lane and try to go around the traffic

  • 22. 
    Which of these statements is true about driving and taking medications ?
    • A. 

      Most cold medications can make a person drowsy

    • B. 

      Over the counter medications cannot impair driving ability if taken in the recommended dosages

    • C. 

      Medications are safe to take at any time if prescribed by a doctor

  • 23. 
    To be sure a lane is clear before you change lanes, you should :
    • A. 

      Look in your outside mirrors only

    • B. 

      Glance over your shoulder into the lane you want to enter

    • C. 

      Always turn your head and look over your right shoulder

  • 24. 
    You should stop before crossing railroad tracks :
    • A. 

      Even when the railroad tracks are out of service

    • B. 

      Any time a train may be approaching, whether or not you can see it

    • C. 

      If your vehicle has three or more axles

  • 25. 
    When driving in fog, snow, or rain, you should use your :
    • A. 

      Low-beam headlights

    • B. 

      High-beam headlights

    • C. 

      Running lights

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