Go Well Through Winter Quiz 2015

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Go Well Through Winter Quiz 2015

Think you know all the ins and outs of safe walking and cycling in Winter? Take our quiz and see how you do. You'll be in the draw to win a top quality high-viz jacket or some best-in-test bike lights to help keep you visible! Please enter your email below to be in the draw to win. You will also receive one brief email (later in April) with an offer of FREE reflective material and a best-in-test bike lights discount voucher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From the 2013 Census Day, which of the below statements is true for the Wellington Region?
    • A. 

      28,740 people walked, jogged or cycled to work across the region - a 17% increase on the 2006 Census.

    • B. 

      18,573 people walked, jogged or cycled to work across the region - a similar percentage to 2006.

    • C. 

      9,889 people in the region walked, jogged or cycled, putting us third behind Otago and Taranaki for the most active commutes to work.

    • D. 

      The Census does not collect information on the journey to work.

  • 2. 
    What are these road markings and what do they indicate?
    • A. 

      It's called a 'cycleathedron' and indicates the direction to nearby bike shops.

    • B. 

      It is to indicate that only cyclists are allowed, and that they must follow the arrows.

    • C. 

      It's a pedestrian area.

    • D. 

      It's called a 'sharrow' and indicates a shared road space for cyclists and drivers, indicating where cyclists should ride to be most visible to all road users.

  • 3. 
    If walking on a rural road with no footpath or sealed shoulder, which is the best place to walk?
    • A. 

      Walk with the traffic, on the left of the road

    • B. 

      Walk against the flow of the traffic, on the right side of the road.

    • C. 

      It is illegal to walk on rural roads without footpaths

    • D. 

      Down the centre of the road

  • 4. 
    How many people are in this photo?
    • A. 

      2 people

    • B. 

      3 people

    • C. 

      4 people

    • D. 

      5 people

  • 5. 
    What percentage of serious injury pedestrian crashes involved poor observation from the pedestrian within urban areas in Wellington?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      About half

    • C. 

      39%

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    On a shared path like Wellington Waterfront or Petone Esplanade, which statement is true?
    • A. 

      Pedestrians and cyclists have equal right of way.

    • B. 

      Cyclists must give way to pedestrians. Cyclists should reduce speed and give plenty of space to avoid the 'woosh' factor.

    • C. 

      These shared paths are divided into cycle lanes and pedestrian only areas, so that both groups remain separated.

    • D. 

      Shared paths are only for pedestrians, rollerbladers, scooters and skate boarders, and cyclists are forbidden from these areas.

  • 7. 
    Talking on a  mobile phone while cycling is illegal. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How long would it take to walk from Waterloo Station to Queensgate in Lower Hutt at an average pace, and about how many calories would a 70kg person burn?Hint: you can use the Journey Planner to find the answers..
    • A. 

      28 minutes, and 200 calories

    • B. 

      19 minutes and 50 calories

    • C. 

      16 minutes and 100 calories

    • D. 

      9 minutes and 50 calories

  • 9. 
    Which statement is false?
    • A. 

      Ministry of Health guidelines recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most if not all days of the week

    • B. 

      Nearly half of NZ adults don't meet the recommended guidelines

    • C. 

      Women are more likely than men to be physically active for at least 30 minutes on five or more days a week.

    • D. 

      Lack of exercise has been found as a contributing factor in a range of medical conditions.

  • 10. 
    According to the latest cycle lights testing results, which front commuter bike light has the best visibility at an angle of 45 degrees, making you more visible at intersections, and which was best in test overall?Hint: Check the latest results here.
    • A. 

      Lezyne Macro Drive and Lezyne Macro Drive/Cateye Volt 300 (tied for first) respectively

    • B. 

      Planet Bike Beamer 5 and Moon Gem 2.0 respectively.

    • C. 

      No front lights are visible from an angle of 45 degrees

    • D. 

      All bike lights are created equal.

  • 11. 
    From historical rainfall data for Wellington, which month has more rainfall, March or June?Hint, you can view historical data through MetService here (scroll down)
    • A. 

      March

    • B. 

      June

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