Driver's Ed 90 Question Test

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A driver's license is required for....

Sitting in the driver's seat of a car while the engine is running and steering a car while it is being pushed or towed by another vehicle.

If a law enforcement officer swears that a driver has refused a legal chemical test, the Division of Motor Vehicles must...

Revoke the driver's license for at least 12 months.

A driver who gets 12 points within ___ years may lose his or her license

3

When a driver as a total of 7 points, what may happen?

The driver can have 3 points deducted if he/she satisfactorily completes a Driver Improvement Clinic

Which conviction carries the highest number of points?
A. Reckless driving
B. Hit and run with property damage
C. Driving without a license
D. Passing a stopped school bus unloading children.

D

A driver will lose his or her license if he/she is convicted of:

Speeding more than 75 mph in a 55 mph zone

To get a revoked driver's license restored, a person must do...

Obtain permission from the Driver License Section in Raleigh to reapply for a license and go to a driver license office, pay for a restoration fee, and reapply for a license

Roughly half of all traffic fatalities involve which of the following:
A. drunk people
B. More than 1 car
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

A

The percentage of highway deaths caused by drunken persons is about:

38%

Which of the following statements about pedestrians deaths is (are) correct?
A. In cities, 2 out of 5 people killed in motor vehicle accidents are pedestrians
B. Most of the pedestrians killed in all traffic accidents are teenagers
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

A

When you are walking at night along a road without sidewalks, you should....

Walk on the left, facing traffic

At an intersection with no traffic lights, who has the right of way?

the pedestrian

IF you are walking along a road at night, what should you do?

Wear or carry something white

A safe driver does which of the following:
A. Watches the side of the road over the hood to stay in line
B. Frequently checks the rear- view and side mirrors
C. Drinks coffee while driving at night to stay alert
D. Keeps 2 car lengths between his/her car and the next car on the expressway

B

As you approach an intersection to make a right turn, you should turn on your right turn signal and.....

Steer slightly toward the center of the road to give yourself room to clear the corner

If you begin to feel sleepy while driving on a long trip, you should....

Open a window or vent to let in fresh air

When driving on a long trip you should:

Avoid looking at any one thing for more for more than a few seconds

In order to avoid being hit in the rear by another vehicle, you should...

check your rear view mirrors often

Studies have shown which of the following to be a serious traffic hazard?
A. Middle aged drivers
B. Slow drivers
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

B

Very slow driving is especially dangerous in which of the following situations?
A. Just after passing the crest of a hill
B. Just after rounding a curve.
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

C

Which statement(s) concerning speed limits on the open road in NC is (are) correct?
A. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit for passenger cars and pickup trucks is 65 mph.
B. THe speed limit for a school activity bus is 35 mph.
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

D

Which of the following statement(s) about speed limits for cars in NC is (are) correct?
A. The speed limit outside a city is 55 mph unless otherwise posted
B. the speed limit inside a city is 25 mph unless otherwise posted
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

A

Which of the following statements about speed limits in NC is (are) correct?
A. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit inside a city is 35 mph
B. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit for a school activity bus is 25 mph.
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

A

When rounding a curve, a car tends to:

move to the outside of the curve

When rounding a sharp curve, you should do which of the following:
A. Stay as far to the left of your lane as possible
B. Brake in the sharpest part of the curve
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

D

The driver of the truck shown going downhill should:

use a lower gear

To reduce speed while going down a steep hill, you should use a _______________ gear

lower

If you wish to pass a car ahead on a two lane road, you should....

Sound your horn to signal your intention to the driver in the car ahead and give a left turn signal to let the driver behind you know your intention

Passing on the right is legal on which of the following?
A. A four lane highway with 2 lanes going in each direction
B. On a one way street
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

C

When backing your car, you should....

Move at no more than 10 mph

Accidents occur most frequently at __________

intersections

Highway accidents occur most frequently at_______

intersections

If you come to an unmarked intersection where it is hard to see in all directions because of trees or buildings, you should....

stop at the intersection and move forward slowly

When driving on a city street, you should watch out for....

Traffic coming from side streets and animals or small children darting from between parked cars

When driving in heavy traffic, you should....

watch out for drivers who make quick stops

If you are in the wrong lane for making a left turn at an intersection you should...

go to the next intersection and turn there

The most frequent type of accident on interstate highways is:

A rear end collision

When taking a long trip on an interstate highway, you should plan on....

stopping every 100 miles at a rest area

You are driving on an interstate highway when a breakdown forces you to the shoulder you should...

Raise the hood and tie a white handkerchief to the left door handle

Studies have shown that under normal conditions the chance of a car being involved in an accident on an interstate highway is greater if the driver....

Travels considerably below the speed limit

If you miss your exit on an interstate highway, you can do which of the following?
A. Make a u-turn
B. Go on to the next exit
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A norB

B

A driver may be temporarily blinded at night by...

Glare from the headlights of other cars and flame from a match he strikes to light a cigarette

In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?
A. At night in the city
B. In foggy or misty weather
C.Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

C

If the driver of an approaching vehicle fails to dim his/her lights, you should...

Flick your headlights high and low once or twice

When driving on a highway at night you should never use your high beam headlights if you are...

following another car

If it starts to drizzle while you are driving, you should....

slow down because the rain will loosen oil and gravel on the road

Roads are likely to be especially slick when....

it has just begun to rain or drizzle

When driving through heavy fog, you should...

slow down

When driving in a heavy snowstorm during the day, you should use:

low beam headlights

The best way to get good traction on hard packed snow is to:

put chains on your tires

When trying to pull away from a slippery surface in a car with a manual transmission, you should..
A. Start in second or high gear
B. Accelerate rapidly
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

D

When pulling a trailer down a long steep hill, you should...

drive in a lower gear and keep in the right lane

If your brakes fail, you should...

shift into a lower gear

Wet brakes can be dried out by.....

Slow down and then press the gas petal as you keep a light pressure on the brake pedal

If you should have a blowout while traveling at a high speed, you should....

Grip the steering wheel firmly to keep the car from swerving

When changing a flat tire, one should...

block the wheels

If your car breaks down on the highway at night, you should...

Park the car completely off the road

If your car breaks down on a highway at night, you should...

Raise the hood and tie a white hankerchief to the left door handle and switch on the parking lights

If your vehicle has run off the road onto the shoulder you should......

take your foot off the gas pedal gradually

Skids are likely to occur on a road that....

has packed snow

If you have to come to a stop on an icy road you should....

pump the brake lightly (NO ABS)

What should you do when you begin to skid?

Turn the steering wheel in the direction in which the rear end of the car is skidding and reduce pressure on the gas pedal

A driver who is involved in an accident should?

Make an immediate report to the nearest law enforcement agency

A flashing red traffic signal at an intersection at an intersection means which of the following?
A. Slow down and proceed with caution.
B. Stop, only if it is necessary to yield to the right of way
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

D

A flashing yellow traffic signal at an intersection means...

to slow down and proceed with caution

A diamond shaped sign would be used to warn drivers of..
A. a railroad crossing
B. A deer crossing
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

A deer crossing

A diamond shaped traffic sign means....

slow down and drive with care

When can you disregard a signal given by a police officer?

never

What is the main color for signs in highway work zones?

orange

When does the law give a blind pedestrian special consideration at intersections where there are no traffic lights?

If he holds out a white cane or has a guide dog with him

Which of the following statements about bicycle riders is (are) correct?
A. They must ride their bicycles facing traffic
B. They are likely to be seriously injured in almost almost any collision with a car.
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A nor B

B

In NC, what is required on all cars?

license plate lights

Your brakes need checking if....

There is a squeaking noise when you step on the brake pedal

What are 2 statements that are true about horns and sirens?

Every licensed motor vehicle must have a horn and only have law enforcement and emergency vehicles may have sirens

Every motor vehicle must be equipped with a __________

muffler

The system that carries harmful fumes from the engine to the rear of the car and releases them is called the _________ _____________

exhaust system

A leaky exhaust system should be repaired because it...

may allow dangerous fumes to enter the car

A car that pitches and tosses in normal driving and leans heavily to the side in turns is likely to have trouble in its....

suspension

Which traffic is required to stop if a school bus makes a passenger stop in the far right lane on a five lane street?

LAnes going in the same direction as the school bus

Maximum speed limit for a full size public school bus in NC is...

45 mph

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