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1. According to the "basic speed law" you may never drive faster than:

It is safe.
The posted speed limit.
The flow of traffic.

2. At night, you must dim, or lower, your headlights when an oncoming car gets within:

100 feet.
500 feet.
1,000 feet.

3. When you reach a corner with no stop light, at the same time as cars on the cross street, you should give the right-of-way to:

the car on your left.
Neither car.
The car on your right.

4. When a left turn can be started from two lanes, a U-turn can be started from:

Only the farthest left lane.
Any lane that is open.
Either of the two lanes.

5. You may cross over a double line on the road to pass another car if the line on your side is:

Solid white.
Solid yellow.

6. This sign means what?

Watch for cars entering from the side.
Divided highway ahead.
Wider road ahead.

7. A green painted curb means that stopping or parking is permitted only for:

A limited time.
Taxis and busses.
Loading and unloading freight.

8. A moving vehicle with both left and fight turn signal lights flashing at the same time means:

It is carrying a sick person.
There is a hazard/accident ahead.
It is going to make a U-turn.

9. A passenger vehicle may not tow:

One trailer.
Another car.
Two trailers.

10. If you hear the siren of a closely approaching fire truck, and you are at an intersection, you should:

Speed up to clear out of the intersection.
Drive slowly until it has passed.
Pull to the right and stop outside of the intersection.

11. If you get into a rear wheel skid, it is best to:

Turn toward the skid.
Hold your wheels straight.
Turn away from the skid.

12. You must always look carefully for motorcycles or bicycles when changing lanes or turning, because they;

Never have the right-of-way.
Always have the right-of-way.
Are hard to see.

13. You should usually begin a right turn in:

The lane nearest the left curb.
The lane nearest the right curb.
The center lane.

14. At a "blind", uncontrolled intersection, the speed limit is:

15 mph.
25 mph.
35 mph.

15. If two cars meet on a narrow grade and the can't pass, the right-of-way should be given to:

Neither car.
The car going uphill.
The car going downhill.

16. This sign means:

Let cross traffic go first.
The car on the right goes first.
You have the right-of-way.

17. Driving so slowly as to interfere with the reasonable flow of traffic, except in an emergency, is:

Against the law.
Your legal right.
Saves gas and is a good idea.

18. If you are going to make a left turn, you should give the right-of-way to cars coming from the opposite direction:

Which are close enough to be dangerous.
Until at least two cars have passed.
Until at least five cars have passed.

19. If you are going to turn right at a corner where there is a bike lane, you should:

Signal, look, and turn without entering the bike lane.
Signal, look, move into the bike lane, and turn from the bike lane.
Signal, look, and move into the bike lane if directed by arrows or signs.

20. If you hit a parked car and cannot find the owner, you must;

Leave a note on or in the car.
Wait for the owner to return.
Wait five minutes, then you may leave.

21. If you are asked to submit to a test of the alcohol in your body, you may choose:

A breath test.
A blood test.
A breath, blood, or urine test.

22. You may "double park":

When making a delivery.
Not at anytime.

23. If you have to stop for any reason on the highway, other than as required by traffic, you should:

Stop off the pavement.
Stop near the center line.
Stop in the right-hand lane.

24. The "implied consent law" says you have given your consent to a test for the alcohol in your body;

Whenever you use the highway.
Only on the advice of an attorney.
If an accident occurs.

25. If you park your car headed downhill on a two-way street, the front wheels should be:

Turned left, away from the curb.
Turned right, against the curb.
Parallel to the curb.

26. This lane in the middle of a two-way street may be used:

For passing cars.
For making right or left turns only.
For beginning or ending left turns only.

27. Riding in the back of a pick-up truck with no camper shell is:

Against the law.
O.K. if you wear a seat belt.
O.K. if everyone is sitting down.

28. How far ahead is a safe distance for a visual lead?

15-20 seconds.
10-15 seconds.
Just ahead of the car in front of you.

29. When you pull a trailer, what is the amount of stopping distance needed?

The same as the car with no trailer.
Twice as long as the car with no trailer.
Four times as long as the car with no trailer.

30. Before changing lanes, you must:

See if it's safe.
Have your signal on for at least 10 seconds.
Be driving slower than traffic in the other lane.

31. When you enter a freeway from a lane that allows you to gain speed before merging, you should be driving at:

The legal speed limit.
10 mph slower than the other cars.
About the same speed as the other cars.

32. Many teenage driver accidents are caused by;

Ignorance of the driving rules.
Adjusting the radio.
Talking on cell phones.

33. When you park facing uphill, next to a curb, the right front wheels:

Should be turned left with the wheel touching the curb.
Should be parallel to the curb, with the parking brake set.
Should be turned right with the wheel touching the curb.

34. Your parents may request that DMV cancel your provisional license;

If you use drugs or alcohol.
If you lied on the application.
For any reason.

35. To help avoid skidding on slippery surfaces, you should:

Step sharply on the brakes.
Avoid quick turns.
Use the emergency brake.

36. A teen is considered drunk and driving under the influence if their BAC is ______% or higher.


37. You are stopped at a red light and it turns green. You should:

Start immediately.
Look left and right before starting.
Let most other cars start first.

38. Motorcycle riders should:

Use headlights during the day.
Wear sunglasses.
Drive in bike lanes.

39. The DMV may restrict your provisional driver's license:

After 2 traffic violations.
If you've had both a traffic violation and an accident.
Whenever it wants.

40. You are driving the speed limit and holding up traffic. You should:

Retain the same speed.
Speed up.
Change to a slow lane if possible.

41. If your driving privilege has been revoked you may:

Still drive to and from work.
Not drive in this state with any license or permit.
Drive with a licensed driver.

42. Look to the left and right before entering any intersection on a green signal because:

Other vehicles may run the red light.
Once in the intersection you'll look straight ahead.
Traffic may have a green arrow.

43. When driving near schools, playgrounds, and parks:

Watch for fast cars.
Drive no faster than 10 mph.
Drive more carefully than usual.

44. What is the best way to stop your vehicle quickly?

Brake hard, and if you start to skid, pump the brakes.
Use the brake lightly at first, then step down hard.
Step down hard on the brake and hold it until you stop.

45. If your driving record shows that you failed to appear in court after receiving a traffic ticket, DMV will;

Take no action.
Suspend the registration on your car.
Suspend your license until you appear.

46. You must show evidence that you have insurance or some form of financial responsibility in effect if:

You have an accident, only.
You feel you were at fault in an accident.
A Peace officer asks to see it.

47. It has been proven that safety belts:

Sometimes cause drivers to be trapped in their car.
Can make it harder to steer during an emergency.
Can reduce injury and death.

48. Use your horn:

When driving in a tunnel.
To encourage other drivers to hurry-up.
To avoid an accident.

49. "Scanning" the road ahead for hazards helps you to:

See things that may be in the road by the time you reach them.
Watch for traffic instead of signs and lights.
Avoid being tailgated.

50. How can you see if there is a vehicle in your "blind-spot"?

Use your inside mirror.
Check all of your mirrors.
Glance over your shoulder.