California Driver Handbook - Knowledge Test Sample #2

1. When you enter traffic from a stop (away from the curb), you:

  1. Should drive slower than other traffic for 200 feet.
  2. Need a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic.
  3. Should wait for the first two vehicles to pass, then drive into the lane.

2. When passing another vehicle, it is safe to return to your lane if you:

  1. Cannot see the vehicle directly to your right.
  2. See the vehicle’s headlights in your rear view mirror.
  3. Have passed the other vehicle’s front bumper.

3. Dim your headlights for oncoming vehicles or when you are within 300 feet of a vehicle:

  1. You are approaching from behind.
  2. Approaching you from behind.
  3. You have already passed.

4. If you see orange construction signs and cones on a freeway, you must:

  1. Slow down because the lane ends ahead.
  2. Be prepared for workers and equipment ahead.
  3. Change lanes and maintain your current speed.

5. U-turns in residential districts are legal:

  1. On a one-way street on a green arrow.
  2. When there are no vehicles approaching nearby.
  3. Across two sets of solid double, yellow lines.

6. You consent to take a chemical test for the alcohol content of your blood, breath, or urine:

  1. Only if you have been drinking alcohol.
  2. Whenever you drive in California.
  3. Only if you have a collision.

7. On a green arrow, you must:

  1. Yield to any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian in the intersection.
  2. Yield to pedestrians only in the intersection.
  3. Wait four seconds before proceeding.

When driving at night on a dimly lit street, you should:

  1. Drive slowly enough so you can stop within the area lighted by your headlights.
  2. Turn on your high beam headlights to better see the vehicles ahead of you.
  3. Keep the instrument panel lights bright to be more visible to other drivers.

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Answers

  1. (b) Need a large enough gap to get up to the speed of traffic.
  2. (b) See the vehicle’s headlights in your rearview mirror.
  3. (a) You are approaching from behind.
  4. (b) Be prepared for workers and equipment ahead.
  5. (b)When there are no vehicles approaching nearby.
  6. (b) Whenever you drive in California.
  7. (a) Yield to any vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian in the intersection.
  8. (a) Drive slowly enough so you can stop within the area lighted by your headlights.

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