DMV Practice Quiz


DMV Practice Quiz

This quiz is an example of the Provisional License written test at DMV


There are 46 questions.  You can miss 8 or fewer to pass.

1 / 46

You must yield to a pedestrian using a white cane or guide dog

2 / 46

A flashing red signal light at an intersection means

3 / 46

Tailgating other drivers (driving too close to their rear bumper)

4 / 46

This yellow sign means

5 / 46

You are driving 55 mph in the far left (fast) lane of a freeway posted for 65 mph. You could be cited for driving too slowly

6 / 46

At an uncontrolled intersection where you can’t see cross traffic until you are just about to enter the intersection, the speed limit is

7 / 46

There are two traffic lanes in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many vehicles are passing you on the right. If the driver behind you wishes to drive faster, you should

8 / 46

You are waiting to turn right at a red light. There is a pedestrian on the right side of your vehicle waiting to cross the street you want to enter. Who has the right-of-way when your light turns green?

9 / 46

If you are convicted of driving with an excessive blood alcohol concentration (BAC), you may be sentenced to serve

10 / 46

A person may legally ride in the back of a pickup truck when

11 / 46

Which of these statements is true about large trucks?

12 / 46

While driving, you should look 10 to 15 seconds ahead of you

13 / 46

If your vehicle starts to lose traction because of water on the road (hydroplane), you should

14 / 46

It is very foggy. Slow down, turn on your windshield wipers and:

15 / 46

If a driver is going to pull out in front of you, the safest thing to do is:

16 / 46

You are approaching a sharp curve in the road. You should:

17 / 46

You are driving at night on a dimly lit street and using high beams. You should dim your lights when you are within 500 feet of:

18 / 46

For the first 12 months after you are licensed, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you:

19 / 46

You are being chased by a police vehicle with its lights and sirens activated. You ignore the warning to stop and speed away. During the chase, a person is seriously injured. You are subject to:

20 / 46

When should you use your headlights?

21 / 46

If you are unable to see the road ahead while driving because of heavy rain or fog, and your wipers do not help, you should:

22 / 46

You are driving 55 mph on a two-lane highway, one lane in each direction, and want to pass the car ahead of you. To pass safely, you need to:

23 / 46

Which child requires a child passenger restraint system?

24 / 46

Which way do you turn your front wheels to park downhill next to a curb?

25 / 46

Which of these statements is true about motorcyclists?

26 / 46

Which of these statements is true about changing lanes?

27 / 46

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a residential area is

28 / 46

You must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle by

29 / 46

Two sets of solid double yellow lines spaced two or more feet apart

30 / 46

U-turns in business districts are

31 / 46

Safely backing your vehicle includes all of the following except

32 / 46

You must file a Report of Traffic Accident Occurring in California (SR-1) with DMV when

33 / 46

Which of the following is true about roadways on bridges and overpasses in cold, wet weather?

34 / 46

You must stop at an intersection ahead. Just before the intersection, you have to cross railroad tracks. You should stop before you cross the railroad tracks when

35 / 46

Should you always drive slower than other traffic?

36 / 46

Backing your vehicle is

37 / 46

To see vehicles in your blind spots, you should check

38 / 46

Driving under the influence of any medication which impairs your driving is permitted

39 / 46

If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should

40 / 46

California’s “Basic Speed Law” says you must

41 / 46

If your cell phone rings while driving and you do not have a hands-free device, you should

42 / 46

To turn left from a one-way street with multiple lanes onto a two-way street, start the turn in

43 / 46

If you are riding in a vehicle equipped with a lap belt and also a separate shoulder belt, you are

44 / 46

When parking next to a curb, you should use your turn signals

45 / 46

A flashing yellow traffic signal at an intersection means

46 / 46

What is the benefit of a space cushion around your vehicle?

Your score is


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