Permit Test 4

Permit Test 4

1. Who has the right-of-way at an intersection with no crosswalks?

  Pedestrians always have the right-of-way
  Vehicles, but they should slow down and be careful
  Pedestrians, but only with the green WALK signal

2. This lane in the middle of a two-way street is used to:

  Pass other vehicles when there is no oncoming traffic
  Make right turns when there is no oncoming traffic
  Begin or end left turns, or start a permitted U-turn

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

  Start braking before you enter the curve
  Start braking as soon as you enter the curve
  Accelerate into the curve and brake out of it

4. If you approach a curve or the top of a hill and you do not have a clear view of the road ahead, you should:

  Pull over and wait for conditions to improve
  Use your high beam lights to be more visible
  Slow down so you can stop if necessary

5. A person between 13 and 18 years of age may have his/her driving privilege ___ for one year if convicted as a habitual truant.


6. If you are towing another vehicle or trailer on a freeway with four lanes in your direction, you may travel in:

  Any of the traffic lanes in your direction
  Either of the two right lanes
  The far right lane only

7. To see vehicles in your blind spots, you must look:

  Over your shoulders
  In your side mirrors
  In your inside rearview mirror

8. When you look ahead while driving, it is best to:

  Focus on the right side of your lane
  Look only at the back of the car ahead of you
  Look beyond the car ahead of you

9. You are crossing an intersection and an emergency vehicle is approaching with a siren and flashing lights. You should:

  Stop immediately in the intersection until it passes
  Pull to the right in the intersection and stop
  Continue through the intersection, pull to the right, and stop

10. It is a good habit to signal continuously during the last 100 feet before you turn at an intersection:

  Unless you are in a designated turn lane
  Unless your turn is protected by a green arrow
  Even if you do not see any other vehicles around

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

  Drive between the hours of 5:00 am and 11 PM
  Transport minors between the hours of 11:00 pm and 5:00 am
  Transport adults between the hours of 5:00 am and midnight

12. Which of these is a legal U-turn?

  On a highway where there is a paved opening for a turn
  150 feet away from a hill or curve
  Over two sets of double, yellow lines in the roadway

13. When a traffic light turns green, should you go immediately?

  Yes, but yield to any vehicle or person still in the intersection
  Yes, or you could be given a ticket for causing gridlock
  No, because you must first wait 5 seconds before proceeding

14. You may legally park your car in front of a driveway:

  If the driveway is in front of your house
  As long as it is not parked for longer than 15 minutes
  Under no circumstances

15. This sign means:

  Narrow pedestrian bridge ahead
  Pedestrians must yield the right-of-way ahead
  There is a pedestrian crosswalk ahead

16. When parked on any hill, you should always set your parking brake and:

  Leave your vehicle in neutral
  Keep your front wheels parallel to the road
  Leave your vehicle in gear or the "park" position

17. Even if you know your vehicle can maneuver a sharp curve at the legal limit, you should still slow down because:

  You must legally drive below the speed limit on sharp curves
  The strong inward pull on your vehicle can be dangerous
  There may be a stalled car or accident ahead that you can't see

18. You may turn right on a solid red light:

  Only after slowing down and checking traffic
  Only after stopping, unless otherwise posted
  Under no circumstances

19. If your vehicle's gas pedal sticks, you should:

  Pull up the pedal with your toe
  Apply the parking brake immediately
  Shift into neutral and apply the brakes

20. 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:

  A vehicle approaching you from behind
  An oncoming vehicle
  A sharp curve or hill

21. You must notify DMV within 5 days if you:

  Modify your vehicle's exhaust system
  Sell or transfer your vehicle
  Paint your vehicle a different color

22. If 5 or more vehicles are following you on a narrow two-lane road, you should:

  Move to the right side of your lane and drive slowly
  Pull off the road when it is safe and let them pass
  Continue driving because you have the right-of-way

23. When driving a vehicle with air bags, you are safest when seated:

  At least 10 inches away from the steering wheel
  As close to the steering wheel as possible
  With your head positioned directly above the steering wheel

24. You are involved in an accident and there is a death. You must notify law enforcement and make a written report (SR 1)

  Your insurance company
  The DMV
  The CHP

25. You are approaching an uncontrolled intersection. You:

  Should always stop before driving through the intersection
  Must yield the right-of-way to all other vehicles
  Should slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary

26. You are driving 55mph 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:

  Wait until solid double, yellow lines separate the lanes
  Increase your speed to 65 mph
  Have at least a 10 to 12 seconds gap in the oncoming traffic

27. This sign means:

  One-way road widens into two lanes ahead
  Vehicles on this road travel in two directions
  There is a divided highway ahead

28. Whose responsibility is it to know how your medications affect your driving?

  Your doctor's
  Your pharmacist's

29. When driving in the far right lane of a freeway, you:

  Should expect merging vehicles at onramps
  Must be driving slower than other traffic
  Must give the right-of-way to merging traffic

30. You see a car approaching from the rear. When you check your mirror again to change lanes, you no longer see the car. You should:

  Look over your shoulder to be sure the car isn't in your blind spot
  Turn your signal on and change lanes slowly
  Signal, honk your horn, and change lanes quickly

31. 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:

  Slow down and continue driving
  Turn on your high beams and continue driving
  Pull off the road completely until visibility improves

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

  Honk your horn and maintain your speed
  Slow or stop your car and use your horn
  Use your horn and swerve into the next lane

33. It is illegal for a person under 21 years of age to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is _____ or more.

  0.08%- Eight hundredths of one percent
  0.01%- One hundredth of one percent
  0.05%- Five hundredths of one percent

34. It is very foggy. You should slow down and turn on your:

  High beam lights
  Low beam lights
  Emergency flashers

35. This sign means:

  Less space between lanes ahead
  The highway will be divided ahead
  The right lane will end ahead

36. Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:

  Passenger car
  Station wagon
  Large tour bus

37. When should you use your headlights?

  One hour before sunset until one hour after sunrise
  Anytime you can't see at least two miles ahead
  Anytime you have trouble seeing others or being seen

38. You park your car at the curb on a level two-way street. Before getting out of your car, you should:

  Look for cars or bicycles on the traffic side of your vehicle
  Turn your front wheels towards the curb
  Make sure you are parked at least two feet from the curb

39. When sharing the road with a trolley or light rail vehicle:

  Never turn in front of an approaching trolley or light rail vehicle
  Always pass a light rail vehicle or trolley slowly on the right
  Remember they are loud and move slowly like freight trains

40. Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto a freeway with heavy traffic. If it is absolutely necessary, you may:

  Drive on the freeway shoulder until a gap appears
  Stop before merging with freeway traffic
  Make room by forcing your way into a small gap

41. When driving near road construction zones, you should:

  Slow down to watch the construction as you pass
  Step on your brakes just before you pass the construction
  Pass the construction zone carefully and avoid rubbernecking

42. Which of the following is true about safety belts?

  More likely you will drown if your car goes into a lake or river
  They keep you from being thrown clear to safety, which lowers your chances of surviving accidents
  They increase your chances of survival in most types of accidents

43. Solid yellow lines separate:

  Traffic lanes on one-way streets
  Bicycle lanes from regular traffic
  Vehicles going in opposite directions

44. This sign means:

  You may not enter the road from your direction
  You may enter the road only if no cars are approaching
  The road ahead is closed to traffic in all directions

45. You must carefully watch for bicycles in traffic lanes because they:

  Must ride facing oncoming traffic
  Could be hidden in your blind spots
  Usually have the right-of-way

46. This sign means:

  Medical services ahead
  There is a T intersection ahead
  Another road crosses yours ahead