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California Permit Practice Test 3

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Everything You Need to Know for California Teen Permit Practice Test

Everyone between the ages of 15.5 and 17.5 years old in the state of California is eligible to receive their driving permit. In order to receive the California driving permit, you must pass the state's DMV permit test. While passing the test may seem daunting, you should have no problem passing on the first try if you study with an online practice test.

After you have completed the required 25 hours of driving education, you are ready to take the permit test. The California teen permit test consists of 46 questions. A grade of 82 percent is required to pass the test, which means that you will have to answer at least 38 questions correctly. The California driving permit test covers general driving laws in the state. This means it is vitally important to learn the traffic laws, road signs and rules for safe driving if you want to pass the test.

According to the California DMV, the majority of teenagers that take the permit test fail on their first attempt. If you fail the teen permit test, then you have to wait at least seven days before taking the exam again. You also have only three chances to pass the test. Since you do not want to have to come back to take the permit test again, it is recommended that you spend several hours studying for the exam by taking online practice tests. A free CA permit practice test can be found here. Once you are able to easily pass this practice test multiple times, then you are ready to go take the real permit test. There is no reason to rush into taking the permit test when you only have three chances to get a passing grade.


A collision must be reported to the DMV within ten days if anyone was injured or if property damage occurred worth:
  • $1000 or more.
  • $100 or more.
  • $250 or more.
  • $500 or more.
  • $750 or more.
A Solid Red traffic signal light indicates that:
  • STOP. You may make a right turn after you stop, when it is safe, if a "NO TURN ON RED SIGN" is not posted.
  • STOP. Proceed when it is safe.
  • GO.
  • STOP. Remain stopped until the green signal or green arrow appears.
As a precaution, while driving in high winds:
  • All of the listed answers are correct.
  • Reduce your speed. Slowing down gives better control over your vehicle.
  • Keep your grip and hand position on your steering wheel firm.
  • Avoid cruise control. Manual control of the gas pedal will be useful when strong gusts of wind occur.
  • Remain alert. Keep an eye on the road ahead.
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.
California's "Basic Speed Law" says that:
  • You may never drive faster than is safe for current conditions.
  • You should drive 30 mph.
  • There is no such law in California.
  • If you consistently maintain speed, you will be rewarded monetarily.
  • You can drive faster than the posted limit if you have enough experience.