DMV Test

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  • 1. 
    In densely packed snow you should?
    • A. 

      Use chains

    • B. 

      Use snow tires

    • C. 

      Use chains and snow tires

    • D. 

      Don't drive

  • 2. 
    Before passing another vehicle, you should?
    • A. 

      Look ahead to ensure that theirs is enough room for you to pass

    • B. 

      Use your mirrors

    • C. 

      Look behind to make sure nothing is in your way

  • 3. 
    If you drive during heavy snow or fog, use your?
    • A. 

      High Beam Headlights

    • B. 

      Brake Lights

    • C. 

      Low Beam Headlights

  • 4. 
    Alcohol- related highway deaths account for________% of all traffic fatalities
    • A. 

      36%

    • B. 

      38%

    • C. 

      37%

  • 5. 
    When driving down a very steep hill, you should... shift into a ____________ gear to control your __________.
    • A. 

      Neutral/ Movement

    • B. 

      High/Stopping

    • C. 

      Lower/Speed

  • 6. 
    If you run off the side of the road,  you should?
    • A. 

      Gradually take your foot off the gas pedal

    • B. 

      Hit the brakes

    • C. 

      Apply the emergency brake

  • 7. 
    When traveling on rural highways, farm equipment usually ?
    • A. 

      Travels at its Maximum speed of 15-20 mph

    • B. 

      Travels at its Maximum speed of 5-10 mph

    • C. 

      Travels at its Maximum speed of 35-45 mph

  • 8. 
    If you are driving into a circle you should?
    • A. 

      Turn Left

    • B. 

      Yield to cars already in the circle

    • C. 

      Drive 10-15 mph

  • 9. 
    If you are in a crash, you should?
    • A. 

      Get out to check on the other person

    • B. 

      Hurry to move your car out of the road

    • C. 

      Call the police

  • 10. 
    School buses are required to?
    • A. 

      Turn on the Amber Lights 200 ft before reaching the stop

    • B. 

      Stop at all railroad crossing

    • C. 

      Take their buses home at the end of each route

  • 11. 
    In city traffic, you should?
    • A. 

      Be alert for drivers who make quick stops

    • B. 

      Be alert for drivers who are not as careful as you are

    • C. 

      Be alert for drivers who are not licensed

  • 12. 
    Truckers have serious___________ spots into which cars can disappear from view.
    • A. 

      Dark

    • B. 

      Blind

    • C. 

      Clear

  • 13. 
    Unless their is a sign indicating no turn on red, you can turn right on red....
    • A. 

      After stopping and making sure that the turn can be made safely.

    • B. 

      Anytime you want

    • C. 

      After waiting til the light turn green again

  • 14. 
    For any underage person who aids and abets another attempting to purchase any alcoholic beverage, the law requires
    • A. 

      You to be over 21 with a NC ID card

    • B. 

      A one- year Drivers license revocation

    • C. 

      30 days of Jail

  • 15. 
    Your license will be revoked immediately if your blood alcohol concentration is at least....
    • A. 

      0.8

    • B. 

      0.08

    • C. 

      0.008

  • 16. 
    When approaching  a road that is blocked from view you should....
    • A. 

      Completely stop and take time to react

    • B. 

      Quickly turn around and find another way

    • C. 

      Stop and proceed with caution

  • 17. 
    Defensive drivers check their rear view mirror and side mirrors roughly...
    • A. 

      Every 20 minutes

    • B. 

      Every 10 seconds

    • C. 

      Every 15 seconds

  • 18. 
    If going 45 mph, how far ahead should you signal before turning?
    • A. 

      200 ft

    • B. 

      100 ft

    • C. 

      50 ft

  • 19. 
    If you plan to turn and are not in the proper lane to do so, you should...
    • A. 

      Put on a turn signal and stop until you are able to get into that lane

    • B. 

      Cut someone off

    • C. 

      Continue to the next intersection

  • 20. 
    The most common type of accident on a highway is?
    • A. 

      Rear end collision

    • B. 

      Head on collision

    • C. 

      Side swipe

  • 21. 
    When driving behind someone... you should
    • A. 

      Not use your high beams

    • B. 

      Slow down and allow safe distance

    • C. 

      Turn on your hazard lights

  • 22. 
    To dry wet brakes....
    • A. 

      Gently apply the brakes

    • B. 

      Drive at a high speed to dry them

    • C. 

      Dry them yourself

  • 23. 
    " Don't hang out in the No Zone" refers to not being in...
    • A. 

      A truckers' blind spot

    • B. 

      A bus blind spot

    • C. 

      The middle of the road

  • 24. 
    When approaching a rail road crossing...
    • A. 

      Speed up if nothing is coming

    • B. 

      Slow down and prepare to stop

    • C. 

      Stop and look

  • 25. 
    If you pull up to a red arrow, ______________________________ is the only lane that should stop.
    • A. 

      The turning lane

    • B. 

      The slow lane

    • C. 

      The fast lane

  • 26. 
    If you are a pedestrian walking along side the road at night, you should carry or wear ?
    • A. 

      Something white

    • B. 

      A flash light

    • C. 

      A bright sign

  • 27. 
    Use high beams... when?
    • A. 

      When driving on a highway and no car is approaching

    • B. 

      When driving down a dirt road

    • C. 

      When driving at night

  • 28. 
    Slippery roads are most likely to occur when it has.....
    • A. 

      Just begun drizzle or rain

    • B. 

      After it has drizzled or rained

    • C. 

      While its drizzling or raining

  • 29. 
    When traveling behind a farm vehicle on a two- lane road.. you should...
    • A. 

      Wait until the farm vehicle has the chance to pull over to the side

    • B. 

      Wait until its clear to pass

    • C. 

      wait until the driver signals you to do so

  • 30. 
    When preparing to make a right turn you should...
    • A. 

      Use your mirrors when changing lanes

    • B. 

      Use your turn signal

    • C. 

      Turn on your turn signal and approach the right-hand side of the road

  • 31. 
    A " shoulder check" is ....
    • A. 

      A quick glance over your shoulder to the side in which you intend to turn or change lanes

    • B. 

      Long glance to see if traffic is clear

    • C. 

      A quick glance to the side to see if cars are near

  • 32. 
    When you get tired on a long trip, you should .....
    • A. 

      Stop and rest

    • B. 

      Switch drivers

    • C. 

      Make sure your vehicle is working properly

  • 33. 
    When taking a long trip, you should plan to...
    • A. 

      Stop and rest every 100 miles

    • B. 

      Switch drivers every 2 hours

    • C. 

      Make sure you have gas every 600 miles

  • 34. 
    If you accumulate 7 or more points on your traffic record you may...
    • A. 

      Lose of license forever

    • B. 

      Take Drivers Ed.

    • C. 

      Attend a Driver improvement clinic to deduct 3 points form your driving record

  • 35. 
    The traffic conviction that adds the highest number of points ( 5) to your driving record is....
    • A. 

      Passing a stopped school bus while loading or unloading children

    • B. 

      Failure to stop completely at a stop sign

    • C. 

      Driving with out a license and or permit

  • 36. 
    " Secondary roads" are roads where...
    • A. 

      Speed limits are greater

    • B. 

      The most accidents occur

    • C. 

      Hills are more likely to be more steep and curves are likely to be more sharp

  • 37. 
    Unless other wise posted, the speed limit in cities or towns is...
    • A. 

      25 mph

    • B. 

      35mph

    • C. 

      45mph

  • 38. 
    When 3 vehicles reach a 4 way stop at the same time, the right of way belongs to...
    • A. 

      The car on the right

    • B. 

      The car that got their first

    • C. 

      The car on the left

  • 39. 
    If you experience a breakdown, you should
    • A. 

      Call a law enforcement officer

    • B. 

      Exchange insurance cards

    • C. 

      Remain calm

  • 40. 
    To maintain a safe driving distance between your car and the car in front of you, you should...
    • A. 

      Use the 2 second rule

    • B. 

      Use the 4 second rule

    • C. 

      Use the 8 second rule

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Find out what effect the medicine has

    • B. 

      Find out what kind of medicine you have taken

    • C. 

      Find out what is inside of the medicine