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. If you need to slow down or stop when other drivers may not expect it, you should:
2. What are the colors of a sign which tells you the distance to the next exit of a highway?
3. The speed limit in any alley is
4. What should you do at an intersection with a flashing yellow signal light:
5. If five or more vehicles are following you on a narrow two-lane road, you should:
6. What is the maximum speed limit on most of the highways in california?
7. If an emergency vehicle with red flashing lights or using a siren is moving in your lane, you are required to
8. Which of the following is not an advised step for merging?
9. What is the correct hand signal for indicating a right turn?
10. You want to make a right turn at an upcoming intersection. you should slow down and:
11. The broken yellow lines on the pavement mean that
12. You may legally park in front of a driveway:
13. Within 100 feet of a railroad crossing, assuming you cannot see the tracks for 400 feet in both directions, what is the speed limit?
14. If your vehicle breaks down and you cannot get it completely off the road, where should you stop?
15. This guide sign indicates that
16. What should you do when you are going to enter a roadway from a private road
17. When you see a collision ahead, you should ____.
18. Side-impact air bags may provide extra safety benefits for adults. is the same true for children?
19. If arrested for being under the influence while driving, which of the following is a possible repercussion?
20. You want to turn left in an upcoming corner. give the right of way to:
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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.