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Driver's Ed: Chapter 2

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To adjust the side view mirror for the BGE mirror setting, the driver should sit in the driving position (T/F)
false
preventative maintenance....
- is the routine care you give your vehicle
- is outlined in the owner's manual
- includes checking fluids
tire pressure should be checked....
weekly
the rearview mirror should be adjusted to frame the back windshield (T/F)
true
when the mirrors are set correctly, there is no need to check the blind zones (T/F)
false
the steering wheel should be adjusted upward towards the face (T/F)
false
locking the door ensures that they will not fly open during a crash (T/F)
false
the lap belt should be adjusted to fit snuggly....
across the hips
the head restraint should be adjusted...
just above the ears
when seated properly, the driver's chin should be above the steering wheel (T/F)
true
when seated properly, the driver should be at least ___ inches from the steering wheel
10
driving with the hands in the 8 o'clock and 4 o'clock position....
- reduces excessive steering
- helps protect the driver from airbag injuries
- improves vehicle stability
the driver should set accessories before putting the vehicle in drive (T/F)
true
when using the accelerator and brake pedal, the heel of the foot should remain on the floor (T/F)
true
the oil should be changed every....
3000 - 5000 miles
which of the following is NOT a necessary step when approaching a vehicle?
check the tire tread depth with a penny
the side view mirrors should be adjusted to the contemporary (BGE) mirror setting, which means the driver can see....
The vehicles in the lanes beside his or her vehicle
when parked next to a curb, approach the driver's door from the...
front
when parking in a parking lot, approach the driver's door from the...
rear
look in the ___ ___ to obtain information for your vehicle maintenance
glove department
check headlights...
weekly
check battery connections...
twice a year
check windshield wiper blades...
weekly
check oil...
every 1-2 months
check power steering fluid...
twice a year
check brake fluid...
every 1-2 months
list the three "driver readiness" things you should check...
- seating position
- restraints
- mirrors
the airbag cover should be pointed toward the driver's...
chest
the correct position for the hands on the steering wheel is....
8/4 o'clock
with a properly adjusted rear-view mirror, you should be able to see at least ___ feet behind the car
200
to reduce blind spots and glare at night, set the side-view mirrors ___ degrees outward
15
Position one on the ignition switch allows you to use accessories with the engine off
true
when securing the vehicle, the parking brake should be set before placing the vehicle in park
true
the turn signal will always cancel after a turn
false
gears below drive provide more engine power
true
the horn should NOT be used to...
show anger
when the daytime running lights are in use, the tail lights are not on
true
all vehicles have adjustable head restraints
false
head restraints are designed to help reduce ___
whiplash injuries
if the driver needs to adjust the defroster, he/she should place the steering hand at the top of the steering wheel temporarily
false
the steering technique best suited for maintaining vehicle balance is ___
push/pull/feed (hand to hand)
braking just short of lockup is known as ___ braking
threshold
weight transfer toward or backward is known as ___
pitch
weight transfer from side to side is known as ___
roll
if understeer occurs, weight should be transferred to the ___
front
one method of determining correct distance from the steering wheel is....
by extending the arm over the steering wheel until the top of the steering wheel is in line with the wrist joint
acceleration results in weight transfer ___
backward
one hand steering is recommended for ___
backing up
the steering technique best suited in limited space maneuvers is ___
hand over hand
braking results in weight transfer ___
forward
if the front bumper is 3/6 inches from the curb line, the line of sight will extend from the driver through ___
the front window near the mirror
the vision used to judge depth and position is ___
central
if there is a restriction within your line of sight it is known as ___
a closed area
LP___ is best for a right turn
3
the distance you can see ahead in the direction you are looking is called your....
line of sight
when the pavement line or curb appears to run through the middle of the vehicle's hood, the vehicle is ___
3/6 inches from the curb