Driving 2012

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Driving Quizzes & Trivia

In order to be in compliance with the Chicago Region 10 Step Driving Awareness Program (2012), each of us must take a driving quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please give your first and last name and your work location.
  • 2. 
    If your right wheels are off the pavement, ___________________________ .
    • A. 

      Gradually turn back on the pavement

    • B. 

      Brake lightly

    • C. 

      Hold the wheel firmly and steer sharply to the left

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The most common devices used to alert drivers of unusual or potentially dangerous conditions in highway and street work zones are barricades,
    • A. 

      Horizontal panels, and cones.

    • B. 

      Horizontal panels, drums, and cones.

    • C. 

      Vertical panels, drums, and cones.

    • D. 

      Vertical panels, horizontal panels, drums, and cones.

  • 4. 
    Over _____________ percent of the injuries in car crashes could be prevented by using crash-tested child restraints.
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      60

  • 5. 
    Which of these is a good thing to remember when crossing or entering traffic with a heavy vehicle?
    • A. 

      Heavy vehicles need larger gaps in traffic than cars.

    • B. 

      The best way to cross traffic is to pull the vehicle partway across the road and block one lane while waiting for the other to clear.

    • C. 

      The heavier your load, the smaller the gap needed to cross traffic.

    • D. 

      Because heavy vehicles are easy to see, you can count on the other drivers to move out of your way or slow down for you.

  • 6. 
    _________ means passing or crossing is prohibited in that lane, except when turning left.
    • A. 

      A solid yellow ling to the left of a broken yellow center line

    • B. 

      Two solid yellow lines

    • C. 

      A solid yellow line to the right of a broken yellow center line

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The risk of death is ___________ times greater if you are thrown from a vehicle than if you remain in the vehicle during a crash.
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Six

  • 8. 
    If you experience brake failure, ____________
    • A. 

      Pump the breakpedal hard and fast, especially if your vehicle has anti-lock brakes.

    • B. 

      Shift to a lower gear.

    • C. 

      Apply the parking brake slowly and make sure that you are not holding down the release lever or button.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Rear-wheel-only ABS can _______________
    • A. 

      Prevent the front wheels from locking up, causing the drive to lose steering control.

    • B. 

      Prevent the front wheels from locking, helping the driver to gain steering control.

    • C. 

      Cause the front wheels to lock up, helping the driver to gain steering control.

    • D. 

      Cause the front wheels to lock up, causing the driver to lose steering control.

  • 10. 
    When you see a yellow X lane signal, _______________
    • A. 

      Proceed with caution.

    • B. 

      You are approaching a dangerous intersection.

    • C. 

      Prepare to leave the lane safely.

    • D. 

      Stop if you can, because the light will soon be red.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Always drive on the left side of a two-lane highway except when passing.

    • B. 

      The center lane of a three-lane or five-lane highway is used only for left turning.

    • C. 

      Left lanes on some interstate roads are rserved for car pool vehicles with two or more occumpants in the car - watch for triangular signs in the median.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of these can cause a vehicle to skid?
    • A. 

      Turning too sharply

    • B. 

      Not enough weight on the front axles

    • C. 

      Over acceleration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    A flashing red light at an intersection means that you must ______________
    • A. 

      Stop and wait until it stops flashing.

    • B. 

      Make a complete stop and proceed when the way is clear.

    • C. 

      Stop only if there is cross traffic.

    • D. 

      Slow down and proceed with caution.

  • 14. 
    When parking uphill with no curb, your car’s front wheels should _____________
    • A. 

      Be turned to the right.

    • B. 

      Be turned to the left.

    • C. 

      Point straight ahead.

    • D. 

      Rest against an obstacle at the edge of the roadway.

  • 15. 
    You approach an uncontrolled intersection.  You should treat it as though which sign is present?
    • A. 

      A stop sign

    • B. 

      A construction sign

    • C. 

      A warning sign

    • D. 

      A yield sign

  • 16. 
    When driving through work zones, you should ______________
    • A. 

      Turn on your flashers.

    • B. 

      Drive slowly.

    • C. 

      Use your brake lights to warn drivers behind you.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    You are driving a vehicle at 55 mph on dry pavement.  About how much total stopping distance will you need to bring it to a stop?
    • A. 

      The length of the vehicle.

    • B. 

      Twice the length of the vehicle.

    • C. 

      Half the length of a football field.

    • D. 

      The length of a football field.

  • 18. 
    It is illegal to pass another car ____________________
    • A. 

      On a multi-lane street.

    • B. 

      On a one-way street.

    • C. 

      At an intersection.

    • D. 

      Over a broken lane marker.

  • 19. 
    When your car starts to skid sideways, you should ______________
    • A. 

      Steer in the direction that the rear of the car is skidding.

    • B. 

      Steer opposite the direction the rear of the car is skidding.

    • C. 

      First press hard on the brake pedal.

    • D. 

      Maintain steady accelerator pressure.

  • 20. 
    What should you do if your vehicle hydroplanes?
    • A. 

      Start stab braking.

    • B. 

      Accelerate slightly.

    • C. 

      Release the accelerator.

    • D. 

      Turn right.