DMV Quiz

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 175

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The California DMV Class C Driver's test practice questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You may drive off of the paved roadway to pass another vehicle:
    • A. 

      If the shoulder is wide enough to accommodate your vehicle.

    • B. 

      If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left.

    • C. 

      Under no circumstances.

  • 2. 
    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:
    • A. 

      15 mph

    • B. 

      20 mph

    • C. 

      25 mph

  • 3. 
    When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street.
    • A. 

      Your front wheels must be turned toward the street.

    • B. 

      Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.

    • C. 

      One of your rear wheels must touch the curb.

  • 4. 
    When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving:
    • A. 

      At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.

    • B. 

      5 to 10 MPH slower than the traffic on the freeway.

    • C. 

      The posted speed limit for traffic on the freeway.

  • 5. 
    When driving in fog, you should use your:
    • A. 

      Fog lights only.

    • B. 

      High beams. High beams. # High beams. High beams.

    • C. 

      Low beams.

  • 6. 
    A white painted curb means:
    • A. 

      Loading zone for freight or passengers.

    • B. 

      Loading zone for passengers or mail only.

    • C. 

      Loading zone for freight only.

  • 7. 
    A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing. You should:
    • A. 

      Stop, then proceed when you think all of the children have exited the bus.

    • B. 

      Slow to 25 MPH and pass cautiously.

    • C. 

      Stop as long as the red lights are flashing.

  • 8. 
    California's "Basic Speed Law" says:
    • A. 

      You should never drive faster than posted speed limits.

    • B. 

      You should never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.

    • C. 

      The maximum speed limit in California is 70 mph on certain freeways.

  • 9. 
    You just sold your vehicle. You must notify the DMV within ___ days.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

  • 10. 
    To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about ______________.
    • A. 

      5 to 10 seconds

    • B. 

      10 to 15 seconds

    • C. 

      15 to 20 seconds

  • 11. 
    You are about to make a left turn. You must signal continuously during the last ____ feet before the turn.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements about blind spots is true?
    • A. 

      They are eliminated if you have one outside mirror on each side of the vehicle.

    • B. 

      Large trucks have bigger blind spots than most passenger vehicles.

    • C. 

      Blind spots can be checked by looking in your rear view mirrors.

  • 13. 
    You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. You must:
    • A. 

      Leave a note on the vehicle.

    • B. 

      Report the accident without delay to the city police or, in unincorporated areas, to the CHP.

    • C. 

      Both of the above.

  • 14. 
    Unless otherwise posted the speed limit in a residential area is ____.
    • A. 

      20 mph

    • B. 

      25 mph

    • C. 

      30 mph

  • 15. 
    You may legally block an intersection:
    • A. 

      When you entered the intersection on the green light.

    • B. 

      During rush hour traffic.

    • C. 

      Under no circumstances.

  • 16. 
    When parking uphill on a two-way street with no curb, your front wheels should be:
    • A. 

      Turned to the left (toward the street).

    • B. 

      Turned to the right (away from the street).

    • C. 

      Parallel with the pavement.

  • 17. 
    With a Class C drivers license a person may drive:
    • A. 

      A 3-axle vehicle if the Gross Vehicle Weight is less than 6,000 pounds.

    • B. 

      Any 3-axle vehicle regardless of the weight.

    • C. 

      A vehicle pulling two trailers.

  • 18. 
    To turn left from a multilane one-way street onto a one-way street, you should start your turn from:
    • A. 

      Any lane (as long as it is safe).

    • B. 

      The lane closest to the left curb.

    • C. 

      The lane in the center of the road.

  • 19. 
    If you are involved in a traffic collision, you are required to complete and submit a written report (SR1) to the DMV:
    • A. 

      Only if you or the other driver is injured.

    • B. 

      If there is property damage in excess of $750 or if there are any injuries.

    • C. 

      Only if you are at fault.

  • 20. 
    Roadways are the most slippery:
    • A. 

      During a heavy downpour.

    • B. 

      After it has been raining for awhile.

    • C. 

      The first rain after a dry spell.

  • 21. 
    You may not park your vehicle:
    • A. 

      On the side of the freeway in an emergency.

    • B. 

      Next to a red painted curb.

    • C. 

      Within 100 feet of an elementary school.

  • 22. 
    You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:
    • A. 

      Sell or transfer your vehicle.

    • B. 

      Fail a smog test for your vehicle.

    • C. 

      Get a new prescription for lenses or contacts.

  • 23. 
    Two sets of solid, double, yellow lines that are two or more feet apart:
    • A. 

      May be crossed to enter or exit a private driveway.

    • B. 

      May not be crossed for any reason.

    • C. 

      Should be treated as a separate traffic lane. Should be treated as a separate traffic lane. * Should be treated as a separate traffic lane. Should be treated as a separate traffic lane.

  • 24. 
    You want to make a right turn at an upcoming intersection. You should slow down and:
    • A. 

      Move toward the left side of your lane.

    • B. 

      Avoid driving in the bicycle lane.

    • C. 

      Signal for 100 feet before turning.

  • 25. 
    You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive:
    • A. 

      70 mph or faster to keep up with the speed of traffic.

    • B. 

      Between 65 mph and 70 mph.

    • C. 

      No faster than 65 mph.