Ch 5 - Mass Permit Exam Quiz

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This exam contains 10 multiple choice questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you do in the event you skid?
    • A. 

      Slowly remove your foot from the gas pedal and shift into neutral.

    • B. 

      Don’t hit the brakes. You will make the skid worse.

    • C. 

      You may need to steer left and right a few times until you get your car completely under control.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    If you get a flat tire, your tire blows out, or you lose a wheel:
    • A. 

      Turn stering wheel if skidding in the opposite direction of the skid

    • B. 

      Grip the steering wheel tightly and slowly remove your foot from the gas pedal.

    • C. 

      Step on the breaks as soon as you can

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    If your vehicle has antilock brakes and the brakes fail to respond when you are fully pressing the brake pedal, you should do the following:
    • A. 

      Downshift to a higher gear, and work your way down to the lowest gear, if necessary.

    • B. 

      Apply the parking brake with force. Let go of the brake release in case your vehicle starts to skid

    • C. 

      Don't use your horn as it could distract other drivers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    If your gas pedal sticks:
    • A. 

      Put your car in neutral and press the brake pedal to slow down.

    • B. 

      Don't free gas petal or it could stick even worse

    • C. 

      If the gas pedal doesn’t release, reapply more gas

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    If your headlights suddenly go out:
    • A. 

      Turn on your parking lights, emergency flashers, or turn signal.

    • B. 

      Try the headlight switch a few times.

    • C. 

      Pull off the road as quickly as possible and leave your emergency flashers on.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is false If your vehicle stalls on railroad tracks and you don’t know if a train is coming:
    • A. 

      Roll down your window or open your door and listen for a train.

    • B. 

      Don't start your engine

    • C. 

      If your vehicle won’t start, shift to neutral and try to push the vehicle off the tracks.

    • D. 

      If you cannot move your vehicle from the tracks, call the police immediately.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is false If your vehicle breaks down...
    • A. 

      Move your vehicle to the side of the road. Never park on a hill or a curve where others cannot see you. If you cannot get your vehicle off the pavement, get all passengers out of the vehicle and off the road.

    • B. 

      Tie a white cloth to your antenna or door handle (especially when its snowing)

    • C. 

      Turn on your emergency warning lights (flashers). At night, also turn on your vehicle’s interior lights.

    • D. 

      If you have flares or reflective signs, place them 200 feet in front of and behind your vehicle to warn other drivers.

  • 8. 
    If You are in an Accident or a Disabled Vehicle in a Tunnel:
    • A. 

      Turn on your headlights.

    • B. 

      Call AAA to assist you instead of emergency personnel since its minor and not a major accident

    • C. 

      To help emergency personnel, leave your keys in the vehicle.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    If you are involved in an accident and its only property damage you do which of the following
    • A. 

      Don't exchange information since its only property damage you don't need to file and insurance claim

    • B. 

      Within a month, you must file an accident report with both the RMV and the local police department. You must report any crash with $1,000 or more of property damage.

    • C. 

      If you damaged a parked vehicle or other property, you must try to locate the owner to report the accident or notify the local police.

    • D. 

      Move your vehicle off the road, if possible.

  • 10. 
    If you see an accident and there are no police or emergency vehicles:
    • A. 

      If anyone has flares, emergency triangles, or reflectors, put them 200 feet or more in front of and behind the accident to warn other drivers.

    • B. 

      If you have a cellular phone, call the police. If you don’t have a cellular phone, tell the next person who stops with a phone to call the police.

    • C. 

      Park your car off the road. Turn on your emergency flashers to warn other drivers.

    • D. 

      All of the above