German Driver's Written Test

61 Questions | Total Attempts: 127

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  • 1. 
    For registration purposes, the insurance policy cannot substitute for the insurance confirmation card as proof of automobile insurance under German law and U.S. Forces regulations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    License plates issued to drivers by the Registry of Motor Vehicles automatically become the driver's property.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The driver of a registered motor vehicle is required to observe which of the following with respect to U.S. Forces private owned vehicle (POV) license plates?
    • A. 

      License plates will not be altered.

    • B. 

      The rear license plate must be illuminated.

    • C. 

      License plates always must be firmly attached with bolts and screws.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    A driver who lends his or her vehicle to a member of the U.S. Forces is required to provide the borrower with the registration certificate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    U.S. Forces regulations do not prohibit abandoning a POV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Attaching old State license plates or signs to U.S. Forces POV plates is permitted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Traffic Point System applies to military personnel and civilian employees, but does not apply to family members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    German police are empowered to arrest U.S. personnel (including family member and U.S. civilians serving with U.S. Forces) when German laws are violated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    German police do not have the authority to require U.S. Forces drivers to pay a warning fee for minor traffic violations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    German traffic law does not require every user of a public road or highway to conduct himself or herself so that no other user is endangered, injured, unnecessarily impeded, or inconvenienced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A POV may not be rejected during mechanical inspection because of bent hood, torn fenders, altered plates, or faulty body trimmings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Vehicles are considered unsafe if the tires have less than 1.6 millimeters of tread on any portion of the traction surfaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If a vehicle is equipped with radial tires, the tires should be mounted on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Only on the front wheels of the POV.

    • B. 

      Only on the rear wheels of the POV.

    • C. 

      On all four wheels.

    • D. 

      On the drive wheels of the POV.

  • 14. 
    Kilometers may be converted to miles by multiplying the kilometers by 6 and then dropping the last digit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Children under 12 years old are not allowed to sit in the front seat of a vehicle unless the rear sit is already occupied by children of that age group.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Drivers are not always required to indicate their intention to pass by using directional signals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What may cause danger to others in road traffic?
    • A. 

      A disabled POV with warning devices not placed at a sufficient distance.

    • B. 

      Driving a POV while intoxicated.

    • C. 

      Driving a POV while fatigued.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 18. 
    What should be considered when choosing a safe distance from the vehicle ahead?
    • A. 

      Condition of the highway and driving speed.

    • B. 

      Average distance being used by other drivers.

    • C. 

      Both of the above.

  • 19. 
    When approaching children, drivers must try to anticipate their behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The proper technique for driving around a curve is to slow down before the curve and accelerate toward the end of the curve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If the vehicle starts skidding while breaking, the driver should do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Downshift and take foot off gas pedal.

    • B. 

      Turn the steering wheel in the direction that the rear of the vehicle is skidding and pump the breaks lightly

    • C. 

      Immediately apply pressure to brakes.

  • 22. 
    Fast driving often leads to accidents in which of the following situations?
    • A. 

      At point where vision is restricted.

    • B. 

      At pedestrian crossings.

    • C. 

      At the intersections and junctions.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 23. 
    Drivers caught in a heavy downpour with limited visibility should pull off the road and wait for the rain to let up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Drivers who suddenly find themselves on an icy patch of road should continue driving with no abrupt change in directions, speed, or braking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Drivers must be expecially careful when passing during twilight hours; they must be alert to vehicles without lights coming from the other directions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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