Car Full Test

California Full Car Written Test

Welcome to the 'Car Practice Test'

This practice test will select 46 random questions, which you will be expected to complete within the allocated 60 minute time limit. You will be shown correct and incorrect answers at the end of the quiz, with a hint available on each question should you need it.

Each question approximates the style and type used by the DMV for your real test.

Instructions:

  1. The test will begin after you select the 'Next' button below.
  2. For each question, choose from the four multiple choice answers provided.
  3. Some questions may have more than one answer, a note will be displayed when to do this.
  4. A confirmation screen will appear at the end for you to submit the test to be scored. Click 'Submit' to be shown a review of your scores and suggested revision.

Ready? Click 'Next' to begin.

1.
[ Occupant Protection ]
In what situation is it okay to leave your child and/or animals in a hot vehicle?
2.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
Whilst driving when it is snowing, you should:


3.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
How much time should you allow before turning on a freeway?
4.
[ Sharing the Road ]
In windy weather, a motorcycle in front is overtaking a high-sided vehicle. What should you do?


5.
[ Parking ]
Which of the following is an example of illegal parking
6.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
If an individual is convicted of vandalism or graffiti, how long may their driver's license be suspended for?
7.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
When turning left, what is suggested to ensure your safety?
8.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does this sign mean?


9.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
Which of the following is one of the most common causes of collisions?
10.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Pregnant women should do the following regarding a lap belt seatbelt?
11.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Under what circumstances are seatbelts required to be worn?
12.
[ Sharing the Road ]
Which of these light signals implies the car is reversing or will reverse?


13.
[ Driver Readiness ]
If you are dazzled by bright sunlight, you should:


14.
[ Visual Search ]
What does it mean to tailgate another vehicle?
15.
[ Additional Driving Laws/Rules ]
You MUST NOT leave your vehicle unattended if:


16.
[ Traffic Controls ]
Which of the following signs means to remain stopped until the green signal, or green arrow appears?
17.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
What California penal code prohibits driving with an unsecured load that is a potential safety hazard?
18.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
You are traveling along a wet road. Your steering begins to feel light and unresponsive. You should:


19.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
Which headlights should you use in the event that you have to drive in heavy fog or smoke?
20.
[ Vehicle Positioning ]
You are traveling in fog behind another vehicle. What should you do to reduce the chances of an accident?


21.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
22.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does this sign mean?


23.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
What is a PAS?
24.
[ Parking ]
Where is it acceptable to park and leave your vehicle? (Select all that apply)


25.
[ Turns ]
Which of the following is an example of an illegal U-turn?
26.
[ Occupant Protection ]
Until what age is a rear-facing child passenger restraint system required?
27.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When should you reverse from a side road into a main road?


28.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
When should you switch off your fog lights?


29.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
30.
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
Which of the following must you do when driving through a crosswalk?
31.
[ Sharing the Road ]
The motorcycle in front of you has a flashing amber light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?


32.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When traveling behind another vehicle in fast moving traffic, what is a good rule-of-thumb for measuring a safe distance to the vehicle in front?


33.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does a flashing red traffic signal mean?
34.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is the correct interpretation of this sign?
35.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
If you are under the age of 21, and your BAC is 0.05%, what may you be required to submit to?
36.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
How long can traffic convictions and collisions, at minimum, stay on your record for?
37.
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
38.
[ Sharing the Road ]
The motorcycle in front of you has a bright red light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?


39.
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
You are driving down the road after having left the liquor store. The items you bought are in the front passenger seat. Is this legal?
40.
[ Lane Control ]
Apart from looking in your mirrors, what should you do before changing lanes?
41.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
When might you want to slow down instead of traveling at the speed limit? (Select all that apply)


42.
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
What should you do if you have to stop in a tunnel?


43.
[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
When are you required to turn your headlights on?
44.
[ Handling Emergencies ]
You are traveling along a wet road in a vehicle without anti-lock brakes. You apply the brakes and your vehicle begins to skid. What should you do?


45.
[ Sharing the Road ]
What is required to operate a LSV or NEV?
46.
[ Special Driving Situations ]
When towing, you MUST NOT: (Select all that apply)



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