Driving Examination Test #1

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Driving Examination Test #1

A Test/ Quiz on the written part of the driving test for 2010.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you want to pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when an on coming car is approaching:
    • A. 

      Honk your horn, then pass the bicyclist

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Wait until the bicyclist rides off the roadway

  • 2. 
    For which of the following traffic lights must you always stop your vehicle?
    • A. 

      Solid red lights, flashing red lights, and blacked-out traffic signals

    • B. 

      Solid red lights, red arrows, and flashing yellow lights

    • C. 

      Solid red lights, flashing red lights, and yellow lights

  • 3. 
    You are being chased by a police vehicle with its lights and sirens activated. You ignore the warning to stop and speed away. During the chase, a person seriously injured. You are subject to:
    • A. 

      Imprisonment in a state prison for five years

    • B. 

      A fee of no less than $1,000

    • C. 

      Attending an anger-management class

  • 4. 
    The driver ahead of you stops at a crosswalk. What should you do? 
    • A. 

      Pass the vehicle once any pedestrian has crossed your lane

    • B. 

      Stop, then precede when all pedestrians have crossed

    • C. 

      Change lanes, look carefully, and pass the stopped vehicle

  • 5. 
    You must notify the 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

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    The California Driver's Handbook recommends several tips to help you keep alert on long drives. One of these tips is:
    • A. 

      Pull off the road and rest

    • B. 

      Turn on your air conditioning

    • C. 

      Alternately drive close to the left and right sides of your lane

  • 8. 
    If you are convicted by the court of a first DUI, the court will:
    • A. 

      Suspend your driving privilege

    • B. 

      Sentence you to a mandatory 30 days in jail

    • C. 

      Confiscate and sell your vehicle

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    A pedestrian who is blind or visually impared uses traffic sounds before deciding to cross the street. If you see a pedestrian with a guide dog or white cane waiting to cross at the corner you should:
    • A. 

      Stop at the crosswalk and honk your horn

    • B. 

      Drive into the crosswalk so the pedestrian can hear your engine

    • C. 

      Pull up to the crosswalk so the pedestrian can hear your engine

  • 11. 
    While looking ahead while driving you should:
    • A. 

      Stare at the middle of the road

    • B. 

      Look directly in front of your car

    • C. 

      Scan from side to side

  • 12. 
    This 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

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Drive to the right edge of the road and slow down

    • B. 

      Drive to the right edge of the road and stop

    • C. 

      Stay in your lane, slow down, and let it pass

  • 15. 
    You must make a writting report (SR1) to the DMV when:
    • A. 

      Your vehicle fails a smog test

    • B. 

      You are involved in an accident and there is an injury

    • C. 

      You change your insurance company

  • 16. 
    It is illegal for a person under 21 years of age to drive with a blood alcohol 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

  • 17. 
    If there is a deep puddle in the road ahead, you should:
    • A. 

      Maintain the posted speed and drive through the water

    • B. 

      Steer your vehicle around the water, if possible

    • C. 

      Shift into nuetral as you drive through the water

  • 18. 
    Which of these statements are true about child passengers?
    • A. 

      Children one or older and over 20 pounds should ride in the fron seat

    • B. 

      Children under age one should not ride in the front seat of air bag-equipped vehicles

    • C. 

      The front seat in generally safest for children six years of age and older

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

      Drive to the right edge of your lane but keep moving

    • B. 

      Slow down and signal for other drivers to pass you

    • C. 

      Drive to the side of the road and stop in the designated area

  • 20. 
    You should stop before crossing railroad tracks:
    • A. 

      Whenever a crossing is not controlled by gates

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      If your vehicle has three of more axels

  • 21. 
    You have had your driver's license for eight months. You may:
    • A. 

      Drive between 5:00 AM and 5:00 PM

    • B. 

      Transport minors unaccompanied at any time

    • C. 

      Transport minors between 11:00 PM and 5:00 AM unaccompanied

  • 22. 
    To be sure a lane is clear before you change lanes, you should:
    • A. 

      Look in your outside mirrors only

    • B. 

      Look over your shoulder into the lane you want to enter

    • C. 

      Always turn your head and look over your right shoulder

  • 23. 
    Give extra space to drivers backing out of parking spaces because:
    • A. 

      They may not see you

    • B. 

      They have the right of way

    • C. 

      It is required by lay

  • 24. 
    Which of these statements is true about driving and taking medication?
    • A. 

      Most cold medication 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 any time if prescribed by a doctor

  • 25. 
    When driving in the fog, snow or rain use both windshield wipers and:
    • A. 

      Low-beam headlights

    • B. 

      High-beam headlights

    • C. 

      Running lights

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