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German Driver's Written Test

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German Driver
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1.  Attaching old State license plates or signs to U.S. Forces POV plates is permitted.
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B.
2.  When approaching an intersection with directional arrows painted on the pavement, the driver will enter the appropriate lane and do which of the following?
A.
B.
C.
3.  Which vehicle must wait?
A.
B.
4.  In what order may the vehicles proceed?
A.
B.
C.
5.  Drivers who suddenly find themselves on an icy patch of road should continue driving with no abrupt change in directions, speed, or braking.
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B.
6.  What does the driver of vehicle 2 have to do?
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B.
C.
7.  When is passing another vehicle prohibited.
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B.
C.
8.  Avoidable noises such as honking horns and racing engines are prohibited by the German traffic ordinance.
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B.
9.  In what order may the vehicles proceed?
A.
B.
C.
10.  U.S. Forces regulations do not prohibit abandoning a POV.
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B.
11.  License plates issued to drivers by the Registry of Motor Vehicles automatically become the driver's property.
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B.
12.  Under certain circumstances, the maximum speed posted may be too fast for road and traffic conditions.
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B.
13.  Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit within city limits is 60 kph (37mph).
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B.
14.  A driver wants to leave a private driveway and turn right onto a public road. At the same time, a cyclist is approaching from the left. Who has to wait?
A.
B.
15.  Vehicles are considered unsafe if the tires have less than 1.6 millimeters of tread on any portion of the traction surfaces.
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B.
16.  German traffic law does not require every user of a public road or highway to conduct himself or herself so that no other user is endangered, injured, unnecessarily impeded, or inconvenienced.
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B.
17.  Drivers are not always required to indicate their intention to pass by using directional signals.
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B.
18.  A driver who lends his or her vehicle to a member of the U.S. Forces is required to provide the borrower with the registration certificate.
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B.
19.  When traveling on multilane roads with dense traffic, it is illegal for vehicles in the right lane to go faster than those in the left lane.
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B.
20.  When a broken white line and a solid white center line appear together, traffic on the broken-line side is permitted to pass.
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B.
21.  Minimum speed limits must be obeyed according to which of the following?
A.
B.
C.
22.  Persons declared ineligible for a U.S. Forces certificate of license will remain ineligible until they successfully petition the revoking authority for reinstatement of their eligibility.
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B.
23.  What should be considered when choosing a safe distance from the vehicle ahead?
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B.
C.
24.  German police are empowered to arrest U.S. personnel (including family member and U.S. civilians serving with U.S. Forces) when German laws are violated.
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B.
25.  The driver of a registered motor vehicle is required to observe which of the following with respect to U.S. Forces private owned vehicle (POV) license plates?
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  When a driver is traveling in the direction of the white arrow, what must the driver do when faced with oncoming traffic?
A.
B.
C.
27.  In what order may the vehicles proceed?
A.
B.
C.
28.  If a vehicle is equipped with radial tires, the tires should be mounted on which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
29.  How many times greater is the force of collision if the driving speed is doubled?
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B.
C.
30.  Which vehicle has the right-of-way?
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B.
31.  Children under 12 years old are not allowed to sit in the front seat of a vehicle unless the rear sit is already occupied by children of that age group.
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B.
32.  A driver who disregards the safety of others is excused legally from responsibility when he or she has the right-of-way.
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B.
33.  A slow vehicle is being followed by several other vehicles that cannot pass because of the traffic. On reaching a suitable place (such as a wide place in the roadway), the driver of the slow vehicle should pull to the right to allow the other vehicles to pass.
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B.
34.  In what order may the vehicles proceed?
A.
B.
C.
35.  When passing, drivers must return to the right as soon as possible without impeding the vehicle being passed.
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B.
36.  A continuous, solid, white center line on the road may not be crossed or even touched by the wheels of the driver's vehicle.
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B.
37.  For registration purposes, the insurance policy cannot substitute for the insurance confirmation card as proof of automobile insurance under German law and U.S. Forces regulations.
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B.
38.  The "right-before-left" rule applies at unmarked intersections.
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B.
39.  When approaching children, drivers must try to anticipate their behavior.
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B.
40.  Kilometers may be converted to miles by multiplying the kilometers by 6 and then dropping the last digit.
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B.
41.  Unless otherwise posted, a speed limit of 100 kilometers per hour (kph) (62 miles per hour (mph)) applies to all vehicles on all highways and roads in Germany.
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B.
42.  What must a driver do when approaching a round blue sign with a white number 30 on it?
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B.
C.
D.
43.  A POV may not be rejected during mechanical inspection because of bent hood, torn fenders, altered plates, or faulty body trimmings.
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B.
44.  Drivers may exceed the posted speed limit while passing another vehicle.
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B.
45.  Which vehicle must wait?
A.
B.
46.  The Traffic Point System applies to military personnel and civilian employees, but does not apply to family members.
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B.
47.  Which vehicle has the right-of-way?
A.
B.
48.  The proper technique for driving around a curve is to slow down before the curve and accelerate toward the end of the curve.
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B.
49.  Which vehicle must yield?
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B.
50.  Drivers may not increase their speed while being passed.
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B.
51.  Fast driving often leads to accidents in which of the following situations?
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B.
C.
D.
52.  What must the driver of vehicle 1 do?
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B.
C.
53.  In the city where no priority signs are posted, the driver on the widest street has the right-of-way.
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B.
54.  Drivers my pass a streetcar on the left when the road is a one-way street.
A.
B.
55.  At unmarked intersections, vehicles coming from the right have the right-of-way.
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B.
56.  Drivers must be expecially careful when passing during twilight hours; they must be alert to vehicles without lights coming from the other directions.
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B.
57.  German police do not have the authority to require U.S. Forces drivers to pay a warning fee for minor traffic violations.
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B.
58.  Directional arrows on the pavement must be followed once the driver has entered a lane that is so marked.
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B.
59.  Drivers caught in a heavy downpour with limited visibility should pull off the road and wait for the rain to let up.
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B.
60.  It is important when passing that drivers make sure enough clearance is made for the traffic from the rear.
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B.
61.  Two-wheeled vehicles are particularly dangerous to pass and should be passed only with side clearance is of at least 1.5 meters.
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B.
62.  When may vehicle 2 turn?
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B.
63.  Which vehicle must wait?
A.
B.
C.
64.  If the vehicle starts skidding while breaking, the driver should do which of the following?
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B.
C.
65.  What may cause danger to others in road traffic?
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B.
C.
D.
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