Road Safety Rules For Cyclists! Quiz

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Road Safety Rules For Cyclists! Quiz

Bicycling is one of the best forms of exercise for losing weight and increasing cardio endurance. This quiz is all about Road Safety for cyclists, which contains a mixture of road safety and distance questions and even includes one to test your eyes. Test your knowledge and learn more. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At a red light:
    • A. 

      You can keep going if the path looks clear

    • B. 

      You must stop and wait for it to turn green

    • C. 

      Quickly return your friend’s text message

  • 2. 
    Riding at an average speed, how long would it take to cycle from the Paraparaumu train station, along Kapiti Road to the beach?
    • A. 

      6 minutes

    • B. 

      14 minutes

    • C. 

      21 minutes

    • D. 

      32 minutes

  • 3. 
    Bikes are required to have:
    • A. 

      A steady or flashing rear-facing red light AND One or two white or yellow lights facing forward AND Yellow pedal reflectors or the cyclist must be wearing reflective material.

    • B. 

      A steady or flashing rear-facing red light AND One or two white or yellow lights facing forward OR Yellow pedal reflectors or the cyclist must be wearing reflective material.

    • C. 

      Three lights of any colour attached to the frame of the bike.

  • 4. 
    Cycling at an average speed (20kph), how long would it take, and how many calories would you burn, to go from The Parade in Island Bay to The Terrace in Wellington CBD:
    • A. 

      17 minutes and 176 calories (two mallowpuffs)

    • B. 

      24 minutes and 152 calories (Cream egg)

    • C. 

      33 minutes and 264 calories (three mallowpuffs)

  • 5. 
     When you pass a pedestrian on a shared path you should:
    • A. 

      Ride past quickly and quietly

    • B. 

      From around 20 metres away, slow down, give them space and use a bell or a polite call out

  • 6. 
    Why should drivers give cyclists a recommended 1.5m gap?
    • A. 

      A surprise wind gust might cause them to swerve

    • B. 

      A car door opening might cause them to swerve

    • C. 

      Broken glass on the road might cause them to swerve

    • D. 

      A pedestrian stepping out might cause them to swerve

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    You are cycling along an open rural road at 25km an hour. A car is approaching from behind at 95km an hour. How long does it take the car to reach you from 100m back?
    • A. 

      2 seconds

    • B. 

      5 seconds

    • C. 

      10 seconds

    • D. 

      20 seconds

  • 8. 
    It is safest to:
    • A. 

      Pull in and out of gaps between parked cars to allow other traffic to pass

    • B. 

      Hold on to the back of a truck to get towed

    • C. 

      Ride in a steady line a car door’s width out from parked cars

  • 9. 
    In the Austrian city of Graz, residential speed limits were reduced  from 50kph to 30 kph.  How many fewer traffic related casualties occurred in the year following the reduction?
    • A. 

      5 (2%)

    • B. 

      29 (11%)

    • C. 

      63 (24%)

  • 10. 
    How many cyclists are in this photo?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 11. 
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