Chicago Taxi Exam - Rules & Regulations

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a boundary of O'hare and Midway Airports' shared Ride Program?
    • A. 

      Lake Michigan 2400N to 2200S

    • B. 

      35th Street and Lake Michigan

    • C. 

      Ashland

    • D. 

      Fullerton


  • 2. 
    The passenger who is first in waiting line at airport terminal:
    • A. 

      May take the first cab in line

    • B. 

      May select any cab in line

    • C. 

      May choose to be a shared ride

    • D. 

      All of the above answers are correct


  • 3. 
    1.    What is the maximum time allowed to wait for additional passengers at O’Hare Airport under the Shared Ride Program when one passenger is already seated in the cab?
    • A. 

      10 minutes

    • B. 

      20 minutes

    • C. 

      30 minutes

    • D. 

      40 minutes


  • 4. 
    1.    What is the rate per person for a shared ride from O’Hare Airport within the designated boundaries?
    • A. 

      $30.00

    • B. 

      $25.00

    • C. 

      $20.00

    • D. 

      $22.00


  • 5. 
    Any chauffer who violates any order rule or regulation relating to the administration or enforcement of Chapter 28 may be suspended by the Commissioner of Consumer Services period of from ____ to ____ days.
    • A. 

      1 to 9

    • B. 

      1 to 19

    • C. 

      1 to 29

    • D. 

      1 to 39


  • 6. 
    Who has complete authority to make final decisions pertaining to loading shared ride pass at the airport?
    • A. 

      The starter

    • B. 

      The chauffeur

    • C. 

      The passengers

    • D. 

      The policemen on duty


  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a required procedure for late application renewal? 
    • A. 

      Pass a written exam

    • B. 

      Pass a vision test

    • C. 

      Pay a renewal fee

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct


  • 8. 
    The meter in the taxicab is out of service and the cab driver is on his/her way back to the garage when a passenger flags the cab – The driver:
    • A. 

      Cannot refuse service and must pick up the passenger

    • B. 

      Must display a NOT FOR HIRE sign and must proceed to the garage to have the meter repaired as required

    • C. 

      Can accept the passenger and estimate the amount of the fare

    • D. 

      Can accept the passenger and charge a flat rate of $8.00


  • 9. 
    Before a Public Chauffeur's License is issued to you:Illinois Driver’s License 
    • A. 

      You must be at least 21 years of age

    • B. 

      Must pass a written examination as prescribed by the commissioner

    • C. 

      Must pass a vision examination

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct


  • 10. 
    If a passenger requests to be taken to the south side of a Chicago and the driver wants to limit his/her route to the downtown area and O’Hare Airport the cab driver:
    • A. 

      Can refuse service

    • B. 

      Can advise the passenger to take another cab

    • C. 

      Must take the passenger to his/her destination

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct


  • 11. 
    Currently at Midway Airport staging area taxicabs are dispatched from the area located at
    • A. 

      Northwest Airlines

    • B. 

      55th and Kilpatrick

    • C. 

      TWA

    • D. 

      United Airlines


  • 12. 
     If a licensed chaueffur leases a vehicle for 24 hours – how many drivers may legally operate the taxi cab during that period? 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five


  • 13. 
    When driving with your dome light on looking for a passenger and you see an elderly female carrying grocery bags one block away hailing you. Two blocks away you see a male in a suit carrying a briefcase. Which one do you pick up?
    • A. 

      The male wearing the suit because he will give the largest tip

    • B. 

      The male because he is probably going to the airport since he is near a hotel

    • C. 

      The female because she is the closest person to the cab

    • D. 

      Neither because it is getting late and now you wait to go home


  • 14. 
    When does the shared ride program at the McCormick place go in effect?
    • A. 

      It is always in effect

    • B. 

      At those times designated by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority

    • C. 

      When the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority and personnel authorized as starters are on duty

    • D. 

      Only at those times designated by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) and the MPEA personnel authorized as starters are on duty


  • 15. 
    How much is the Shared Ride Fare from McCormick Place to a Shared Ride boundary for each passenger?
    • A. 

      $7

    • B. 

      $10

    • C. 

      $15

    • D. 

      The fare is determined by the distance traveled


  • 16. 
    When must the driver yield the right of way to a pedestrian?
    • A. 

      When the pedestrian is in a marked or unmarked crosswalk on your side of the roadway and there are no traffic control signals.

    • B. 

      When making a turn at any intersection

    • C. 

      When encountering persons with physical disabilities or who are deaf or hard of hearing

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct


  • 17. 
    When approaching an intersection with an overhead traffic light where the light is red and a police officer is present directing you to go through the red light - what do you do?
    • A. 

      Obey the traffic light

    • B. 

      Obey the police officer and go through the red light because he/she is the final authority on traffic matters in the street

    • C. 

      Wait at the light because the other vehicles headed in the same direction are also waiting

    • D. 

      None of the answers


  • 18. 
    A taxicab is permitted at an O’Hare Airport lower level terminal put vehicle lane when:
    • A. 

      The driver possesses a valid ticket for that terminal

    • B. 

      Shared ride is not in operation

    • C. 

      There are passengers waiting

    • D. 

      The “not for hire” sign is displayed


  • 19. 
    When is the Shared Ride in effect at O’Hare and Midway Airport?
    • A. 

      At all times

    • B. 

      Monday through Friday only after 6:00 pm

    • C. 

      While starters are on duty

    • D. 

      From 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


  • 20. 
    The chauffer’s license must be properly displayed in the place provided when the vehicle:
    • A. 

      Is in a cab stand

    • B. 

      Is at O’Hare Airport

    • C. 

      Is carrying passengers

    • D. 

      All answers are correct


  • 21. 
    What is the proper procedure to follow when a chauffeur finds any package – article – baggage or goods of any kind left in the vehicle? 
    • A. 

      Report it to the police department

    • B. 

      Take article back to last destination address

    • C. 

      Take it to the department of consumer services or a cab company having a lost and found facility

    • D. 

      Look for identification to determine ownership


  • 22. 
    When would it be WRONG to take an indirect route
    • A. 

      Weather conditions prohibit taking the most direct route

    • B. 

      The passenger requests it

    • C. 

      Street closing prevents the most direct route

    • D. 

      An indirect route is chosen to increase the fare


  • 23. 
    Which statement does not apply to group ride?
    • A. 

      Each passenger pays $10.00

    • B. 

      Only at the direction of the first passenger

    • C. 

      Collection of only one fare is permitted

    • D. 

      The last passenger to leave is required to pay the fare


  • 24. 
    A taxicab may be left unattended in the terminal loading zone area
    • A. 

      No more than 10 minutes

    • B. 

      No more than 5 minutes

    • C. 

      At no time

    • D. 

      Time depends on position in line


  • 25. 
    Who participate in the Shared Ride program
    • A. 

      All taxicabs

    • B. 

      Only designated taxicabs and drivers

    • C. 

      Only drivers applying for Shared Ride emblems for their taxicabs

    • D. 

      Drivers with a minimum of 3 years experience


  • 26. 
    When there are cabs waiting in a established cab stand a cruising cab may accept a fare
    • A. 

      In front of the stand

    • B. 

      Alongside of the stand

    • C. 

      In back of the stand

    • D. 

      Across the street from the stand


  • 27. 
    While your public chauffer’s license is under suspension you:
    • A. 

      Must appeal to the Secretary of State to be able to continue to drive

    • B. 

      Must appeal to the Commissioner of Consumer Services to be able to continue to work

    • C. 

      Are not permitted to operate a public passenger vehicle

    • D. 

      Are permitted to operate a public passenger vehicle only on a limited basis


  • 28. 
    The chauffer’s license must be properly displayed in the place provided when the vehicle:
    • A. 

      Is in a cab stand

    • B. 

      Is at O’Hare Airport

    • C. 

      Is carrying passengers

    • D. 

      All answers are correct


  • 29. 
    Is which of the following may lawfully be displayed in a public passenger vehicle?
    • A. 

      “No Smoking” sign

    • B. 

      Religious objects

    • C. 

      Family photographs

    • D. 

      Political signs


  • 30. 
    Which does NOT apply to livery pick-ups?
    • A. 

      An engagements must be previously arranged

    • B. 

      Passengers may flag an empty limo seen on the street

    • C. 

      Arrangements must be made through the office where the vehicle is operated

    • D. 

      A fixed charge or rate is agreed upon in advance


  • 31. 
    A cab entering a cab stand:
    • A. 

      May back into a cab stand

    • B. 

      May double park

    • C. 

      Must take the last position

    • D. 

      Must take the first position


  • 32. 
    Which statement applies to liveries:
    • A. 

      The meter starts when the passenger enters the vehicle

    • B. 

      The price is negotiated before the passenger starts his/her trip

    • C. 

      Liveries go to the first position in the airport taxi loading zone

    • D. 

      None of the answers


  • 33. 
    If you are convicted of 2 moving violation within 12 months period, how many hours of training must you undergo?
    • A. 

      4 hours

    • B. 

      8 hours

    • C. 

      4 hours + 2 hours behind the wheel

    • D. 

      8 hours + 2 hours behind the wheel


  • 34. 
    1.    The southern boundary for a short trip from O’Hare is
    • A. 

      Irving park road

    • B. 

      Cermak

    • C. 

      Roosevelt road

    • D. 

      95th and king drive


  • 35. 
    1.    You change your address. How many days do you have to change your license with department of consumers
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      3 days

    • D. 

      1 month


  • 36. 
    1.    A driver found liable two times for refusal of service to individual with a guide dog will… A. 
    • A. 

      Be fined up to $750.00

    • B. 

      Have his/her license revoked

    • C. 

      Be suspended for 29 days

    • D. 

      Attend sensitivity classes


  • 37. 
    1.    When a taxi student successful completes the taxi training program, he/she needs to take a licensing exam at A.
    • A. 

      510 N Peshtigo Ct

    • B. 

      2350 West Ogden

    • C. 

      30 east lake street

    • D. 

      1615 West Chicago


  • 38. 
    1.    Maintaining professionalism with your customer is important because
    • A. 

      It helps to communicate your best image and positive attitude

    • B. 

      It creates a good first impression

    • C. 

      Before you open your mouth, your appearance speaks for you

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 39. 
    1.    A car approaching you with its high beam on you should: A.
    • A. 

      Blink your head lights

    • B. 

      Look to the right

    • C. 

      Look straight ahead

    • D. 

      Flash you bright


  • 40. 
    1.    Projecting a “positive image” at all times means: A.     B.     C.    D.   
    • A. 

      Always being positive

    • B. 

      Always wearing a suit, coat, jacket and cologne

    • C. 

      Being aware of your appearance, hygiene, language and attitude

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 41. 
    1.    The responsibility for keeping cabs clean belongs to : A.
    • A. 

      The taxi affiliation

    • B. 

      The driver

    • C. 

      The owner

    • D. 

      The city of Chicago


  • 42. 
    1.    Passengers may be discharged on the lower levels at O’Hare terminal A.  
    • A. 

      Only if the passenger insists

    • B. 

      Only if the upper level is crowded

    • C. 

      Only if they go to the airport hotel

    • D. 

      Never


  • 43. 
    1.    The best way to prevent customer dissatisfaction is to: A.   
    • A. 

      Anticipate passenger’s needs

    • B. 

      Annoy the passenger

    • C. 

      Accept whatever the customer dishes out

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 44. 
    1.    Where must a taxicab chauffeur be in order to be hired when his/her vehicle occupies a position in a taxicab stand? A.
    • A. 

      Standing immediately next to their vehicle

    • B. 

      Within 6 feet of their vehicle

    • C. 

      At the wheel of their vehicle

    • D. 

      Anywhere he/she can see the vehicle


  • 45. 
    1.    Should the chauffeur of a taxicab thoroughly search the interior of his/her vehicle A. 
    • A. 

      Immediately at the end of each trip

    • B. 

      Whenever the owner tell you to

    • C. 

      The vehicle never needs to searched

    • D. 

      All of the answers are incorrect


  • 46. 
    1.    When a taxi driver changes his/her place of residence which of the following is the proper procedure to follow? A. 
    • A. 

      Notify the Secretary of State and Department of Consumer Services public vehicle operations at the time of expiration of current license

    • B. 

      Notify the Department of Consumer Services public vehicle operations immediately before wait for notification to secretary of state until expiration of driver’s license

    • C. 

      Notify the Secretary of State and Department of Consumer Services public vehicle operations within 72 hours and notify the Secretary of State

    • D. 

      Notify the Secretary of State and Department of Consumer Services public vehicle operations within the calendar month of the above


  • 47. 
    1.    Which method must chauffeurs use to notify the department of consumer services of an change of address? A
    • A. 

      In person by filling out an official change-of-address form

    • B. 

      By letter

    • C. 

      By postcard

    • D. 

      By phone


  • 48. 
    1.    Lost articles not claimed by proper owner shall be turned over to the finder after
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      Two weeks

    • C. 

      30 days

    • D. 

      90 days


  • 49. 
    1.    When a chauffeur is accused of a violation he/she is entitled to: A.     B.     C.    D.
    • A. 

      Be represented by a lawyer of his/her own choosing

    • B. 

      Request the police officer who issued the citation to be present

    • C. 

      Present evidence on his/her own behalf

    • D. 

      All answers are correct


  • 50. 
    1.    A taxi is unattended at the airport: A.
    • A. 

      When the taxi driver is more than 10 feet his/her vehicle in the staging area

    • B. 

      When the taxi driver has no passenger in the vehicle

    • C. 

      When the taxi driver is getting a short trip ticket

    • D. 

      When the taxi driver is outside of the cab loading luggage in the trunk


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