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California Permit Practice Test 3

Are you prepared for your DMV Permit Test? Take our FREE CA Permit Practice Test right now and find out how much you know! Our test offers 25 comprehensive Permit questions, and shows your test results right away.
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California Permit Practice Test

Before you can hit the open roads of the Golden State, you’ll first need to earn your California permit. Give yourself the best head start by studying with our FREE California permit practice test! It has everything you need to pass your CA permit exam on the first try, including the most updated and accurate California driving laws and regulations, REAL sample questions from your state driver handbook, and 24/7 access—quiz yourself anywhere, anytime, while studying at your own pace and on your own schedule.

Our testing and traffic law experts designed your free California online practice test to replicate the format of the actual DMV permit test. You’ll get 25 multiple-choice questions, with detailed explanations to enhance your learning and real-time feedback on each question as you go through your quiz. As long as you answer at least 20 questions correctly, you’ll pass your practice test with flying colors! Any missed answers are gathered for you at the end so you can target where you need more studying before scheduling your permit test with the CA DMV. And since this practice test is FREE, you can retake it as many times as you need to feel fully prepared!

California Permit Practice Test FAQs:

What score do I need to pass the California permit knowledge test?

You must pass the CA permit exam with a score of 80% or better.

Does this practice test include the same questions I’ll see on the DMV permit test?

Our California permit practice test is created using information straight out of the DMV driver’s handbook, which is specific to California traffic regulations. The questions on your practice test are the same as what you can expect to see on your DMV permit exam. The California DMV often switches up its exact questions from year to year, but the information you’re tested on doesn’t change.

How do I earn my California driver’s license?

To earn your California driver’s license, you must be at least 16 years old. All first-time drivers, regardless of age, must first acquire a learner’s permit to practice driving. If you’re under 18 years old, you must hold that permit for at least 6 months, as well as complete an approved driver education course and at least 50 hours of supervised driving practice. Once you have completed your permit requirements (based on your age), the last step is passing a behind-the-wheel road exam to earn your CA driver’s license.

California DMV Sample Test Questions

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.