CAlifornia Driver's Examination CA 2013 N°8

36 Questions | Total Attempts: 193

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  • 1. 
    You must notify DMV within 5 days if you :
    • A. 

      Paint your vehicle a different color

    • B. 

      Are cited for a traffic violation

    • C. 

      Sell or transfer your vehicle

  • 2. 
    It is illegal for a person 21 years old or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is ___ or higher.
    • A. 

      0.10%

    • B. 

      0.08%

    • C. 

      0.05%

  • 3. 
    The speed limit at an uncontrolled railroad crossing is:
    • A. 

      25mph

    • B. 

      15mph

    • C. 

      20mph

  • 4. 
    You are approaching an intersection at the posted speed limit when the  signal light turns yellow. You should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and proceed through the intersection without caution

    • B. 

      Speed up to cross the intersection before the light turns red

    • C. 

      Stop before entering the intersection, if you can do so safely

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true about vehicles displaying a diamond-shaped sign (indicating a hazardous load)?
    • A. 

      They are not allowed to drive on freeways

    • B. 

      They must stop before crossing railroad tracks

    • C. 

      They are not allowed to exceed 35mph

  • 6. 
    You enter a designated turn lane to make a left turn at an upcoming intersection. There is oncoming traffic. You should:
    • A. 

      Move to the left of the center lane

    • B. 

      Signal before you arrive at the intersection

    • C. 

      Turn your front wheels to the left to be prepared to turn

  • 7. 
    There is a vehicle stopped on the right shoulder of the road ahead with its hazard lights on. You should:
    • A. 

      Change lanes to the left and speed up

    • B. 

      Slow down and pass very carefully

    • C. 

      Stop your vehicle until you can see what has happened

  • 8. 
    If you want to pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when an oncoming vehicle is approaching:
    • A. 

      Honk your horn, then pass the bicyclist

    • B. 

      Slow down and let the vehicle pass, then pass the bicyclist

    • C. 

      Wait until the bicyclist rides off the roadway

  • 9. 
    Which of the following blocks the smooth flow of traffic?
    • A. 

      Slowing down to look at the collision scene

    • B. 

      Avoiding unnecessary lane changes

    • C. 

      Using public transportation instead of your vehicle

  • 10. 
    When merging onto a freeway, you should be driving:
    • A. 

      At or near the same speed as the freeway traffic

    • B. 

      At the legal freeway speed limit

    • C. 

      Slower than the freeway traffic

  • 11. 
    When parking your vehicle on any hill :
    • A. 

      One of your rear wheels should touch the curb

    • B. 

      Use your parking brake and leave the vehicle in gear or "park"

    • C. 

      Your front wheels should be parallel to the road if there is no curb

  • 12. 
    You must show proof of insurance to law enforcement:
    • A. 

      Only if you are involved in a collision

    • B. 

      If you are involved in a collision or stopped for a citation

    • C. 

      Only if you are stopped and cited

  • 13. 
    Check your rearview mirrors:
    • A. 

      Often to see how traffic is moving behind you

    • B. 

      To see if a vehicle is in your blind spot

    • C. 

      Only when you are slowing down

  • 14. 
    Which child requires a child passenger restraint system:
    • A. 

      A six-year old who is 4 feet 10 inches tall

    • B. 

      A seven-year old who is 4 feet 7 inches tall

    • C. 

      A eight-year old who is 4 feet 9 inches tall

  • 15. 
    When you see this red and while sign (STOP), you should stop and:
    • A. 

      Check for vehicles in the direction you plan on going, then proceed

    • B. 

      Let all vehicles that arrive before or after you go first

    • C. 

      Check traffic in all directions before proceeding

  • 16. 
    When you see this yellow sign (RXR) you :
    • A. 

      Are approaching a railroad crossing, prepare to stop

    • B. 

      Always stop at the upcoming railroad crossing

    • C. 

      Stop and wait for a signal before crossing the railroad tracks

  • 17. 
    Which statements is true about motorcyclists and motorists:
    • A. 

      Motorcyclists are not allowed to drive faster than other traffic during congested road conditions

    • B. 

      Motorcyclists have the same rights/responsibilities as other motorists

    • C. 

      Motorcycles are heavier then other vehicles and are less affected by wind/rain

  • 18. 
    Which of these is a safe driving practice:
    • A. 

      Using your high-beam lights in the dog

    • B. 

      Staring at the road ahead of your vehicle

    • C. 

      Checking you rearview mirrors frequently

  • 19. 
    There are five vehicles following closely behind you on a road with one road lane in your direction. When you see this white sign (Slower than traffic use turnouts) you should:
    • A. 

      Drive to the right edge of your lane, but keep moving

    • B. 

      Slow down and signal the other drivers to pass you

    • C. 

      Drive to the side of the road into the designated area

  • 20. 
    If your cell phone rings while you are driving and you do not have a hands-free drive, you should :
    • A. 

      Answer the call because it may be an emergency

    • B. 

      Let the call go to the voice mail

    • C. 

      Check the incoming number before answering the call

  • 21. 
    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 and then proceed through the intersection because the person is not ready to cross

    • B. 

      Stop your vehicle 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

  • 22. 
    Before you changes lane, you should check your mirrors and:
    • A. 

      Never look over your right shoulder

    • B. 

      Always slow down in your traffic lane

    • C. 

      Glance over your shoulder

  • 23. 
    You want to park downhill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which way do you turn your front wheels:
    • A. 

      So they face straight ahead

    • B. 

      Right - towards the side of the road

    • C. 

      Left - towards the center of the road

  • 24. 
    If you drive 55mph in a 55mph zone, you can be given a speeding ticket:
    • A. 

      Under no circumstances because it is always legal

    • B. 

      If road or weather conditions require a slower speed

    • C. 

      Only if you are approaching a sharp curve in the road

  • 25. 
    The driver ahead of you stops at a crosswalk. What should you do ?
    • A. 

      Cautiously pass the vehicle at 10mph of less

    • B. 

      Stop, then proceed when all pedestrians have crossed

    • C. 

      Changes lane, look carefully, and pass the stopped vehicle

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