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California Driver's License Practice Test

This FREE CA Driver's License Practice Test shows you what kind of questions to expect on your California Driver's License Test. The online test is quick, free, and gives you immediate results backed by detailed explanations.
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California DMV Written Test Overview

The CA DMV written practice test you're about to take includes multiple choice questions on traffic laws, speed, parking, use of cell phones, safety, emergency vehicles, road signs and traffic signals. Reviewing the California driver's manual isn't enough to ensure that you'll score at the 84 percent level required in order to obtain your drivers license. With this online DMV practice test, you can prepare yourself for the subject matter and variety of questions. Each of the questions is multiple choice just like the California DMV's written test. You'll have to choose the one correct answer from the four possible choices. Questions include topics related to operating the vehicle, the flow of traffic, parking, safety around pedestrians, motorcycles and emergency vehicles and the meaning of different traffic signals and road signs. The questions are similar to what you can expect to see when you take the actual CA DMV written test.

Each of the DMV practice test options include 25 questions. The questions are randomized so you can take the CA DMV practice test as many times as you need to. If you're not sure about the correct answer to a question, you can make an educated guess. If your answer is incorrect, you'll be presented with a paragraph of text that includes the correct answer as well as a reference to the driver's manual so you can get more information if you need it.

Other Practice Tests You May Wish to Take

In addition to taking the DMV practice test several times to familiarize yourself with the different topics and types of questions, you may also want to take the practice quiz for CA road signs and signals. This quiz offers 25 multiple choice questions. You must score an 80 percent in order to pass the quiz. This quiz is designed to help you understand the meanings of all the different road signs and signals you'll see when driving around the state. To make sure you're fully prepared for the California drivers license test, you can also read about tips and hints for taking the test and learn about the documentation and other requirements for getting a drivers license in the state of California.

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California DMV Sample Test Questions

A 5-sided sign indicates that:
  • You're near a school.
  • There is a park nearby.
  • A community center is one mile away.
  • You must slow down and yield to bicyclists.
  • The road you're about to enter is not a through street.
A driver may be eligible to attend a Traffic Violator School to have a citation masked from their record under what conditions?
  • When a driver is cited for a one point traffic violation, and a judge allows it.
  • When a driver is cited for a five point traffic violation, and the judge allows it.
  • Whenever a driver is cited for a traffic violation, at their discretion.
  • None of the answers provided.
A person must be how old to drive most commercial vehicles for hire in interstate commerce, or to transport hazardous materials or wastes?
  • 21 years old.
  • 16 years old.
  • 18 years old.
  • 25 years old.
  • None of the answers listed.
Any time your view is blocked by a hill or curve:
  • Assume there is another vehicle ahead of you that you cannot see.
  • Assume the way ahead is clear of other vehicles for a short ways, and continue at present speed.
  • Assume the way ahead is clear of other vehicles for a long ways, and accelerate.
  • Do nothing.
Before changing you name with the DMV, you have to change your name at what organization?
  • The Social Security Administration.
  • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • The Catholic Church.
  • The Post Office.
  • None of the listed answers.