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Free CA DMV Diagnostic Test 2024

Based on 2024 CA driver's license manual Available in EN, ES, RU Instant feedback
3mistakes allowed
83%passing score

The Pacific Coast Highway is calling your name, but if you don’t pass your driver’s exam, you’ll be stuck in the road like a Los Angeleno at rush hour. Our free diagnostic exam takes only the toughest questions that most Californians get wrong and speeds up your study time. Leaving the obvious ones out, you’ll be able to prepare more for the tricky questions that cause your frustration. Once you are at the California DMV, if you miss more than 8 out of the 46 test questions, you’ll be out of luck. So make sure you take less time to learn more.

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Perfect for

  • California Learner’s Permit
  • California Driver’s License
  • CA Senior Citizens’ Refresher Test
  • CA Driver’s License Renewal.
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What to expect on the actual CA DMV exam

How many questions46
How many correct answers to pass38
Passing score83%
Minimum age to apply for Class C Instruction Permit15 ½

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