Bike Safety Quiz

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Bike Safety Quiz

  
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  • 1. 
    The "2" in the 2V1 helmet fitting rule means:
    • A. 

      There should be no more than 2 fingers between your helmet and eyebrows

    • B. 

      There should be no more than 2 fingers between your chin and the strap

    • C. 

      There should be no more than 2 inches between your helmet and eyebrows

    • D. 

      There should be no more than 2 centimetres between your chin and the strap


  • 2. 
    The "V" in the 2V1 helmet fitting rule means:
    • A. 

      Your helmet should form a V shape at the back of your head

    • B. 

      Straps should form a V shape just under your ears

    • C. 

      Straps should form a V shape around your chin


  • 3. 
    The "1" in the 2V1 helmet fitting rule means:
    • A. 

      Only 1 finger should fit between your helmet and eyebrows

    • B. 

      Only 1 finger should fit between your chin and the strap

    • C. 

      Your helmet should have just one strap


  • 4. 
    About how long will a certified helmet last?
    • A. 

      1 to 3 years

    • B. 

      3 to 5 years

    • C. 

      5 to 10 years

    • D. 

      10 to 20 years


  • 5. 
    If you crash your bike, should you replace your helmet?
    • A. 

      No.

    • B. 

      Only if there is visual damage.

    • C. 

      Only if you hit your head.

    • D. 

      Yes.


  • 6. 
    How high should your bike's seat be for a proper fit?
    • A. 

      When sitting, your heels should comfortably rest on the ground.

    • B. 

      When standing, the seat should poke you in the small of your back.

    • C. 

      When sitting, with your leg straight, your heel should be on the pedal at the bottom of the stroke.

    • D. 

      If you can manage to pedal you're probably fine.


  • 7. 
    For greatest protection, your helmet should be:
    • A. 

      Your favourite colour

    • B. 

      Stored in a warm place

    • C. 

      Safety-certified

    • D. 

      Pretty dorky-looking


  • 8. 
    Are bicycle lights required by law?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No


  • 9. 
    On May 1, 2013, a new law takes effect in Manitoba that affects cyclists.  What does the new law require?
    • A. 

      All bicycles must be licensed.

    • B. 

      New 1% provincial bike tax comes into effect.

    • C. 

      All cyclists under age 18 must wear a helmet.

    • D. 

      No cyclist is allowed to ride more than 100 km/h.


  • 10. 
    Under what circumstances is it legal to ride on the sidewalk? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Nobody is walking on it

    • B. 

      Traffic is very heavy on the street next to it

    • C. 

      The diameter of your rear wheel is 410 millimetres (16 inches) or smaller

    • D. 

      The bicycle is moving 10 km/h (6 mph) or slower


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