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California Driver's License Practice Test 5

Learn how to pass your Driver's License Test the first time! Try our FREE CA Driver's License Practice Test and get familiar with the types of driving questions found on the real DMV test, taken straight from the California manual.
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Ready to Ace Your California Drivers License Test?

Taking the DMV test in California doesn't have to fill you with dread. Taking practice tests a few times first will help you ace that test on your first try. Getting your CA drivers license takes time and some patience. You shouldn't expect to walk in right off the street and nail the test without doing some studying first. The state of California requires that all teenage drivers take a written examination and a road skills test. While driving with an older and more experienced driver is the best way to learn more about the road skills portion, the CA DMV practice test can help you learn what questions you might expect to see on your test.

California is one of several states that now use computers to test your knowledge of road signs, emergency situations and other things you see on the road. The manual, which is available from state DMV offices, goes over a number of issues and questions found on that test. It usually begins with simple questions about road signs and what those signs mean before diving into topics ranging from what to do when you see an ambulance on the road to what different lines on the road mean. The California DMV teen practice test lets you see which areas you need to study before taking that test.

While you won't find a DMV practice test available for the road skills portion of the test, you can still prepare yourself for that portion. Take the time to practice driving with an experienced driver sitting next to you. Make sure that you follow the posted speed limit and any other signs that you encounter.

Do You Need to Take Other Tests to Get Your License?

In addition to taking the California drivers license test, you also need to take a vision test. If you are an elderly driver or wear a hearing aide, the DMV may also require that you take a hearing test. The vision test consists of a small device that you place your head and chin on. You notify the tester when you see lights flashing across the screen. California also requires that new drivers with a license from another state take the written test, road skills test and vision test.

California DMV Sample Test Questions

Because blind pedestrians rely on the sound of your vehicle, it is important that you stop your vehicle:
  • 5 feet the crosswalk.
  • 3 feet before the crosswalk.
  • 10 feet the crosswalk.
  • 7 feet the crosswalk.
  • None of the listed answers are correct.
Before you get behind the wheel, you should NOT _________.
  • All of the listed answers are correct.
  • You are mixing medications, unless directed by your physician.
  • You are taking medications prescribed for someone else.
  • You are mixing alcohol with your medications.
Certain roads are designated as "Safety Enhanced-Double Fine Zones". Fines for violations in these zones:
  • Are doubled. In addition, highway construction or maintenance zones where workers are present follow the same rules.
  • Do not change.
  • Are halved.
  • None of the listed answers are correct.
Children under 8 years old may NOT ride in the front seat of a vehicle in a federally-approved child passenger restraint system when:
  • They are well-behaved.
  • The child passenger restraint system cannot be properly installed in the rear seat.
  • There is a valid medical reason for why the child cannot ride in the back seat.
  • Every rear seat has already been occupied by children under 8 years of age.
  • There are no rear seats.
If you are arrested for driving under the influence:
  • All of the listed answers are correct.
  • The DMV may issue you a temporary driver license for 30 days.
  • The arresting officer may take your DL.
  • You may receive an order of suspension.