California DMV Driving Test

Pass the California Permit Test the first time with our FREE California Practice Tests. Study real driving permit test questions from the DMV handbook!.

1. In open country at night and on dark streets, you should drive with
2. You want to turn left in an upcoming corner. give the right of way to:
3. If you start to skid
4. What does one solid yellow line on a public road indicate?
5. In which of these situations is it appropriate to use your horn?
6. Which of the following requires a child restraint system?
7. When approaching a school zone while children are outside, you must drive no faster than 25 mph if you are within ____ feet of the school.
8. You may pass another vehicle on the right if it is waiting to
9. When parking your vehicle parallel to the curb on a level street.
10. You are approaching an intersection at the posted speed limit when signal turns yellow. you should
11. Use your high-beam headlights at night:
12. This sign indicates that
13. The amount of alcohol in the blood is referred to as:
14. Nev use only lanes have vehicles
15. The 'implied consent law' says you have agreed to take a test for the alcohol content of your blood:
16. Which of the following statements about passing lanes is false?
17. For how long can your driver's license be suspended if you are convicted of engaging in vandalism?
18. You can make a left turn on a red light
19. A steady green light at an intersection means that you:
20. During the first 12 months after you are licensed, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you:
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To operate a motorcycle in California, you must have a Class M license. Licenses are issued through the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The state offers a motorcycle instruction permit and two license levels. An M1 license includes any type of motorcycle, and an M2 license is specifically for motorbikes, mopeds, or scooters. You must be at least 15 ½ to apply for a Class M1 or M2 permit. At age 16, you can apply for an M1 or M2 license if you have held a permit for at least 6 months.

To receive a Class M1 or M2 permit or license, you must submit your documentation, pass the vision screening, pass the driver and motorcycle knowledge tests, complete a Form DL44 application, and pay the fees. Anyone under the age of 21 must also complete the California Highway Patrol California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CHP CMSP) and submit the certification. Applicants who are over 21 are encouraged to take the CHP CMSP course as well, and the motorcycle skills test is waived for those who complete the course.

Tests are scheduled through your local DMV. The written exam contains 25 questions about signaling, crossing, changing lanes and other safe driving practices. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle skills test examines how well you handle and operate your motorcycle. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.