Bike Safety Quiz #1

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Bike Quizzes & Trivia

This is the first quiz of a three quiz series assessment designed to educate you on safe cycling practices and university policies related to cycling.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Riding on the left hand side of the road (opposing traffic) is:
    • A. 

      Safer than riding on the right hand side of the road (with traffic).

    • B. 

      Never OK.

    • C. 

      Permissible on two lane roads.

    • D. 

      Permissible if your speed does not exceed that of surrounding traffic.

  • 2. 
    Rolling through stop signs is ok if there is no other traffic at the intersection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Riding on the sidewalk is safer than riding in the roadway.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Bicycles are legal vehicles and must therefore obey all traffic laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When approaching an intersection, it is appropriate to:
    • A. 

      Pass all vehicles on the right to position yourself at the beginning of the line of traffic.

    • B. 

      Choose any lane position even if it does not serve your destination.

    • C. 

      Position yourself at the right most side of the lane so cars can squeeze past you.

    • D. 

      Hold your position in the line of traffic by taking the lane.

  • 6. 
    The general principle for selecting a lane is:
    • A. 

      The lane which carries the least traffic.

    • B. 

      The right hand lane.

    • C. 

      The lane which carries the slowest traffic.

    • D. 

      The rightmost lane that serves your destination.

  • 7. 
    Cyclists fare best when they ______ and are ________ as drivers of vehicles.
    • A. 

      Act, treated

    • B. 

      Signal, maneuvering

    • C. 

      Look, signaling

    • D. 

      Turn, are allowed to turn

  • 8. 
    Cyclists who ride too close to the right hand side of the road:
    • A. 

      Are susceptible to a motorist turning right, cutting them off at an intersection.

    • B. 

      Are susceptible to car doors being opened into their path of travel.

    • C. 

      Are often not visible to cars pulling out of side streets or driveways.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    Cyclists who ride in the rain and snow are LESS likely to be involved in crashes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Safe cycling requires the use of:
    • A. 

      A helmet.

    • B. 

      Bright clothing.

    • C. 

      Lights.

    • D. 

      Eye protection.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    By not obeying vehicle laws while riding a bicylce, you put ______ at risk of road rage and its consequences.
    • A. 

      Yourself

    • B. 

      Your family

    • C. 

      Other cyclists

    • D. 

      Motorists

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Driving your bicycle in a predictable and visible manner:
    • A. 

      Includes only maintaining a straight line of travel and following through with hand signals.

    • B. 

      Includes only maintaining a straight line of travel.

    • C. 

      Includes only wearing bright colors and lights.

    • D. 

      Includes only following through with hand signals.

    • E. 

      Includes maintaining a straight line of travel, following through with hand signals, wearing bright colors and lights, and by how you position yourself within a lane of traffic.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following areas are PROHIBITED from locking your bike to at Utah State University (choose all that apply):
    • A. 

      A tree

    • B. 

      A lamp post

    • C. 

      A railing

    • D. 

      A bike rack

    • E. 

      An ash tray

  • 14. 
    How much does it cost if my bike has been impounded?
    • A. 

      $10

    • B. 

      $25

    • C. 

      $40

    • D. 

      $65

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 15. 
    When within 20 feet of a pedestrian on USU campus walkways, a bicycle may travel at a speed no faster than:
    • A. 

      That of a pedestrian.

    • B. 

      Two times that of the pedestrian.

    • C. 

      Three times that of the pedestrian.

    • D. 

      There is no limit.

    • E. 

      You must walk when within 20 feet of a pedestrian.

  • 16. 
    At Utah State University, cyclists are prohibited from riding on road-side sidewalks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    By not following Campus Walkway Policies, which of the following outcomes is possible?
    • A. 

      Close calls and near misses

    • B. 

      Injury and death

    • C. 

      Tighter restrictions for cyclists

    • D. 

      Negative association of cyclists

    • E. 

      All of the above

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