Chicago Taxi Exam: Rules And Regulations! Trivia Quiz

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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. 
    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. 
    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