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✔ FREE California DMV Practice Test 2017 | CA

California DMV Permit Test Fact Sheet:

How many questions:36
How many correct answers to pass:31
Passing score:85%
To pass the DMV written test in order to get your instruction permit, you need to achieve an 83% passing score by answering 38 questions correctly out of the 46 questions on the test, if you are under 18. If you are over 18, the official test -- just like this DMV practice test -- will only have 36 questions, but you must answer the same percentage of questions correctly. Questions will be multiple-choice with three possible answers and presented on a touchscreen computer at an automated DMV Touchscreen Terminal (TST) for fast and efficient scoring. If you’re between 15 ½ and 17 ½, you’ll also need to provide proof that you’re enrolled in a driver education class. If you’re over 17 ½, you are not required to take a driving course. Your instruction permit will be $33, and testing is not allowed to start after 4:30 to give you ample time to take your exam before the DMV closes.
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34 correct answers to pass (6 mistakes allowed)
Passing score required at the CA DMV: 85%
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Important:

In California, the number of knowledge test questions is different depending on how old you are:
  • If you are under 18, you will get 46 questions, 38 of which will need to be answered correctly
  • If you are over 18, the written part of the driving test will have 36 questions.
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