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  • 1. 
    In Massachusetts, driving is considered a...
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Duty

    • C. 

      Privilege

    • D. 

      Burden

  • 2. 
    Once you establish residence in Massachusetts, you must obtain a Massachusetts' driver's license ____________ to retain your driving privileges.
    • A. 

      Right away (there is no grace period)

    • B. 

      Within 6 months

    • C. 

      Within one year

    • D. 

      Within two years

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a commercial driver's license (CDL)?
    • A. 

      Class A license

    • B. 

      Class B license

    • C. 

      Class C license

    • D. 

      Class D license

  • 4. 
    A Class D license allows you to operate which of the following?
    • A. 

      Passenger vehicles

    • B. 

      Small trucks

    • C. 

      Vans

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Even if you have a driver's license from another state, territory, or country, you may not drive in Massachusetts if you are under the age of...
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      15 and 9 months

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      14

  • 6. 
    Minors under the age of 18 must get consent from a parent, or from __________, in order to get their permit or license.
    • A. 

      Their legal guardian

    • B. 

      Their social worker

    • C. 

      Their boarding school headmaster

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following CANNOT be worn for the picture that will appear on your permit and license?
    • A. 

      Eyeglasses

    • B. 

      A veil

    • C. 

      Temporary facial tattoos

    • D. 

      None of the above is acceptable

  • 8. 
    The RMV will test your eyes for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Visual acuity (must be at least 20/40 in the better eye, corrected)

    • B. 

      Peripheral vision (must be at least 120 degrees)

    • C. 

      Color vision

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    If you are under age 18, your license will say "Restriction I" on it. What does that mean?
    • A. 

      It identifies you as a Junior Operator

    • B. 

      It means that you are still in high school

    • C. 

      It stands for "Individual"

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    A driver whose license says "Restriction B: Corrective lenses" MUST...
    • A. 

      Wear their glasses or corrective lenses in order to drive

    • B. 

      Wear their glasses when they feel they need them

    • C. 

      Wear their glasses or corrective lenses at nighttime only

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    If you normally wear eyeglasses or contact lenses to see at a distance, then you...
    • A. 

      Might have to wear them for the eye exam at the RMV

    • B. 

      Must wear them for the eye exam at the RMV

    • C. 

      Should take the eye exam at the RMV both with and then without them

    • D. 

      Don't have to take the eye exam at the RMV

  • 12. 
    If you develop a medical condition that affects your ability to drive, then you MUST...
    • A. 

      Report it to the Medical Affairs Branch of the Registry

    • B. 

      Have your doctor ride with you and verify your driving ability

    • C. 

      Give up driving altogether

    • D. 

      There is nothing you must do.

  • 13. 
    All Junior Operators are drivers under the age of...
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      17

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT considered a valid form of ID in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      A driver's license

    • B. 

      A Massachusetts ID card

    • C. 

      A Massachusetts Liquor ID card

    • D. 

      The receipt, complete with photo image, for applying for an ID card

  • 15. 
    In Massachusetts, a driver's license is valid for...
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      One year

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      5 years

  • 16. 
    In order to get a permit or license, you MUST have...
    • A. 

      A Social Security Number (SSN) or valid "Denial Notice"

    • B. 

      A U.S. Passport

    • C. 

      A credit card

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    To ride a motorcycle, the appropriate class of license needed is... 
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class D

    • D. 

      Class M

  • 18. 
    To be eligible for a road test before you turn age 18, you normally MUST...
    • A. 

      Pass a Registry-approved driver education course

    • B. 

      Drive with a parent or other adult for at least 40 hours

    • C. 

      Have a clean driving record for the 6 months prior to your test

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    For the first ____ after you get your Junior Operator License (JOL), you may NOT have anyone under the age of 18 in the car with you except for immediate family. (You may transport anyone if you treat your license like a permit again and have a 21 year old or older licensed adult sitting next to you who has at least one year of driving experience. If it is during the curfew hours, the adult must be a parent/legal guardian.)
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      Year

    • C. 

      180 days

    • D. 

      Number of months until you turn 17

  • 20. 
    As a Junior Operator, you may not drive from ___________ except with a parent or legal guardian. This curfew lasts until you turn 18.
    • A. 

      11pm to 4am

    • B. 

      12 midnight to 5am

    • C. 

      12:30am to 5am

    • D. 

      1am to 4am

  • 21. 
    Driving during the curfew without a parent or legal guardian is considered...
    • A. 

      A minor offense because at least you do have a license

    • B. 

      A criminal offense because you are driving while unlicensed

    • C. 

      A felony

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Between 1 and 4am, the curfew for Junior Operators is enforced with...
    • A. 

      Primary enforcement: you can be stopped just for driving

    • B. 

      Secondary enforcement: you will only be stopped if you are doing something else wrong too, such as speeding.

    • C. 

      Tertiary enforcement: you will only be in trouble if you crash.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    From 12:30am to 1am the Junior Operator curfew is enforced by...
    • A. 

      Primary enforcement: you will be stopped just for driving

    • B. 

      Secondary enforcement: you will only be stopped if you are doing something else wrong too, such as speeding.

    • C. 

      Tertiary enforcement: you will only be in trouble if you crash

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    The penalty for violating the Junior Operator passenger restriction or curfew for the first time includes a license suspension of...
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      180 days

    • E. 

      One year

  • 25. 
    The penalty for violating the Junior Operator passenger restriction or curfew for the second time includes a license suspension of...
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      180 days

    • E. 

      One year

  • 26. 
    The penalty for violating the Junior Operator passenger restriction or curfew for the third time includes a license suspension of...
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      180 days

    • E. 

      One year

  • 27. 
    The penalty for drag racing for the first offense as a Junior Operator includes a license suspension period of...
    • A. 

      90 days

    • B. 

      180 days

    • C. 

      One year

    • D. 

      Three years

    • E. 

      Ten years

  • 28. 
    The penalty for drag racing for the second or further offense as a Junior Operator includes a license suspension period of...
    • A. 

      90 days

    • B. 

      180 days

    • C. 

      One year

    • D. 

      Three years

    • E. 

      Ten years

  • 29. 
    As a Junior Operator, your license wil be suspended for _________ for a first speeding offense.
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      One year

    • E. 

      Three years

  • 30. 
    As a Junior Operator, your license wil be suspended for _________ for a second or further speeding offense.
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      One year

    • E. 

      Three years

  • 31. 
    A learner's permit is valid for...
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Two years

    • C. 

      Three years

    • D. 

      Five years

  • 32. 
    With a Massachusetts learner's permit, you may drive...
    • A. 

      Alone

    • B. 

      Only with someone else in the car

    • C. 

      Only with a 21 year old or older licensed adult sitting next to you

    • D. 

      Only with your own immediate family

  • 33. 
    When you drive with a learner's permit, it is acceptable to...
    • A. 

      Leave the permit at home

    • B. 

      Have only a photocopy of the permit with you

    • C. 

      Drive between midnight and 5am with any licensed adult

    • D. 

      None of the above is acceptable.

  • 34. 
    With a motorcycle permit, you may NOT...
    • A. 

      Ride with a passenger

    • B. 

      Ride between sunset and sunrise

    • C. 

      Ride without a helmet

    • D. 

      Ride without eyeglasses, goggles, or a face shield unless the bike had a protective windshield or screen

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 35. 
    In order to take the road test before you turn 18, a parent/legal guardian of yours will have to take a _______ (except if they've already taken it within the past 5 years).
    • A. 

      2-hr. parent class

    • B. 

      4-hr. parent class

    • C. 

      4-hr. defensive driving course

    • D. 

      30-hr. driver education class

  • 36. 
    If you are applying for a motorcycle license or a motorcycle endorsement on your current driver's license, you DO NOT have to take a road test if...
    • A. 

      You learned from another licensed motorcycle rider

    • B. 

      You passed a Motorcycle Rider Education Program (MREP) approved by the RMV

    • C. 

      Have held your motorcycle permit for over a year

    • D. 

      You are over 18 years old

  • 37. 
    You CANNOT attempt the Class D road test more than ____ times in a 12-month period.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 38. 
    If you fail the motorcycle road test twice, you MUST _____ in order to schedule another Class M road test. (This rule may be changing in 2010: check your Driver's Manual or www.massrmv.com for info.)
    • A. 

      Enroll in and successfully complete a beginner rider course

    • B. 

      Wait at least one year

    • C. 

      Wait 6 months and take a motorcycle rider safety course

    • D. 

      Pay a $500 fee

  • 39. 
    Road tests are automatically cancelled in a community for a day when...
    • A. 

      The public schools in that community cancel because of weather

    • B. 

      It looks like snow may be in the forecast

    • C. 

      The previous day included blizzard conditions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    When the Governor declares a state of emerency for a region of the state, then road tests in that region are...
    • A. 

      Automatically cancelled

    • B. 

      Unaffected -- they go on as scheduled

    • C. 

      Delayed until the next week

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 41. 
    You will be charged for your road test even if you do not get a chance to take the test if...
    • A. 

      Your vehicle does not pass the examiner's inspection

    • B. 

      You do not bring a qualified sponsor with you

    • C. 

      You arrive late for the test

    • D. 

      You cancel or reschedule your test within 24 hours of the test

    • E. 

      Any of the above are true

  • 42. 
    If you are under 18 when you apply for the road test, you will not be allowed to take the test if you have not kept a clean record for at least the six months immediately prior to the test. Which of the following could keep you from having a clean record?
    • A. 

      Surchargeable incidents such as moving violations and at-fault crashes

    • B. 

      Permit suspension for drug or alcohol related motor vehicle violations

    • C. 

      Violation of any drug or alcohol related laws in Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Violation of any drug or alcohol related laws in another state

    • E. 

      Any of the above

  • 43. 
    Which of the following CANNOT act as your sponsor for the road test?
    • A. 

      A licensed driver whose license is from another state in the U.S.

    • B. 

      A driving instructor from a Registry approved driving school

    • C. 

      A licensed parent whose MA license is valid and who is at least 21

    • D. 

      A licensed 21 year old or older adult whose license is from a foreign country

  • 44. 
    Which of the following is NOT required for your vehicle to be accepted for use during the road test?
    • A. 

      It must be legally registered and inspected

    • B. 

      It must have enough seats for the examiner and the sponsor

    • C. 

      It must have anti-lock brakes

    • D. 

      It must have a brake that is easily accessible to the examiner

    • E. 

      It must have all lights, horn, wipers, etc. in good working order

  • 45. 
    Once you pass the road test, if you have prepaid the fees, the examiner will stamp the back of your permit making it a temporary license valid for _____.
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      One year

  • 46. 
    If you pass the road test but still owe fees to the Registry, you must go to the RMV and make the payment within _____ days, or else you may have to take the road test over again at your cost.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      30

  • 47. 
    What are the penalties for the first OUI offense?
    • A. 

      Up to 1 year suspension; $500-$5000 fine; up to 2.5 years in prison

    • B. 

      2 years suspension;$700 fine; no prison

    • C. 

      5 years suspension; $1000 fine; up to a year in prison

    • D. 

      30 day suspension and a drug and alcohol awareness class

  • 48. 
    You may renew your license up to _____ before the expiration date.
    • A. 

      One month

    • B. 

      Six months

    • C. 

      One year

    • D. 

      Two years

  • 49. 
    After _______ with an expired license, you may have to re-take the written and road test to become a licensed driver again.
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Two years

    • C. 

      Four years

    • D. 

      Eight years

  • 50. 
    The Problem Driver Pointer System (PDPS) is used by Massachusetts to identify drivers who...
    • A. 

      Call with complaints

    • B. 

      Have unresolved license suspensions/revocations in other states

    • C. 

      Are Junior Operators

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 51. 
    Your license may not be renewed for any of the following reasons EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Outstanding parking tickets or FastLane violations

    • B. 

      Unpaid excise taxes

    • C. 

      Outstanding warrants

    • D. 

      Unpaid child support

    • E. 

      Failed Safety Inspection of your vehicle

  • 52. 
    If you voluntarily surrender your license, then ...
    • A. 

      Your insurance rates will go up immediately

    • B. 

      You will be issued a Massachusetts ID card at no cost

    • C. 

      You will be issued a bus pass at no cost

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 53. 
    In order to take the Motorcycle road test, you MUST have all of the following EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      A helmet

    • B. 

      A valid inspection sticker

    • C. 

      A valid registration

    • D. 

      A sponsor

    • E. 

      Protection for your eyes (eyeglasses, goggles, windshiled, etc.)

  • 54. 
    "Restriction Z" on your license indicates what?
    • A. 

      That you are a junior operator

    • B. 

      That you should not drive while drowsy

    • C. 

      That you violated Melanie's Law and must have an ignition interlock device in your car in order to drive.

    • D. 

      That your license is valid in Massachusetts only

  • 55. 
    What does "Restriction E" stand for on a license?
    • A. 

      Restricted to automatic transmission only

    • B. 

      Restricted to motorcycles/mopeds only

    • C. 

      Restricted to daytime driving only

    • D. 

      No restrictions

  • 56. 
    Which of the following is/are part of the motorcycle road test?
    • A. 

      A pre-ride knowledge test to see if you understand the motorcycle's equipment and controls

    • B. 

      Figure 8's and 360's in both directions without your feet hitting the road

    • C. 

      Normal starts and stops; intersections; turns

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B and C only

  • 57. 
    If you take the motorcycle road test in a three-wheeler or a motorcycle with a side-car, you will be...
    • A. 

      Disqualified

    • B. 

      Given the test for a normal Class D license rather than a motorcycle license

    • C. 

      Asked to return at another date with a standard motorcycle

    • D. 

      Limited to operating such a vehicle

  • 58. 
    Which of the following out-of-state licenses MAY NOT be converted to full Massachusetts' licenses?
    • A. 

      Temporary licenses

    • B. 

      Learner's Permits

    • C. 

      Hardship Licenses

    • D. 

      Provisional Licences

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 59. 
    To convert an out-of-state drivers' education certificate, the program (including classroom instruction and in-car instruction) MUST...
    • A. 

      Meet or exceed Massachusetts' requirements

    • B. 

      Be exactly the same as Massachusetts'

    • C. 

      Exceed the requirements in Massachusetts

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 60. 
    If you hold a license from any country other than the U.S., the U.S. territories, Canada, or Mexico, you can obtain a Massachusetts license ONLY AFTER...
    • A. 

      Paying a small fee

    • B. 

      Passing both the written test and the road test

    • C. 

      Living in Massachusetts for at least 5 years

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 61. 
    When it comes time to renew your license, you MUST...
    • A. 

      Watch the mail because a renewal notice will be sent to you

    • B. 

      Take and pass the road test again

    • C. 

      Take the initiative to renew because no notice will be mailed

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 62. 
    If you renew your license before your 21st birthday, you will...
    • A. 

      Receive a vertical license with the words "Under 21" printed on it

    • B. 

      Receive a temporary license until you turn 21, and then you will receive a regular horizontal license

    • C. 

      Receive a horizontal license

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 63. 
    While you are on active duty in the military, you...
    • A. 

      Must renew your license when you are given liberty

    • B. 

      Are not required to renew your license

    • C. 

      Are required by the RMV to have a photo license

    • D. 

      Are required by the RMV to have a non-photo license

  • 64. 
    If you are away from Massachusetts when your license is about to expire and cannot return home, you may...
    • A. 

      Drive without a license

    • B. 

      Request a temporary "pink" license, which extends the expiration date by 120 days

    • C. 

      Continue driving with your expired license for up to 6 months

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 65. 
    You are required to inform the RMV within 30 days of which of the following changes?
    • A. 

      Change of gender designation

    • B. 

      Change of voting status

    • C. 

      Change of address and/or name

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 66. 
    What does a heart symbol on a license indicate?
    • A. 

      The license holder is a registered organ donor

    • B. 

      The license holder has heart problems that affect driving

    • C. 

      The license holder is certified in first aid and CPR

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 67. 
    Which of the following is/are part of your driving record?
    • A. 

      Civil motor vehicle infractions

    • B. 

      Criminal violations

    • C. 

      Crashes in which you were found to be more than 50% at fault

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 68. 
    If you receive a citation for a civil motor vehicle infraction (CMVI) you must pay the fine or appeal the citation within _____ days.
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      20

  • 69. 
    Which of the following is NOT considered a civil motor vehicle infraction (CMVI)?
    • A. 

      Speeding tickets

    • B. 

      Failure to obey a traffic signal

    • C. 

      Parking tickets

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 70. 
    The fine for going 73mph in a 55mph zone would be how much?
    • A. 

      $100

    • B. 

      $125

    • C. 

      $150

    • D. 

      $180

  • 71. 
    A Junior Operator's FIRST speeding violation will result in a license suspension of _____.
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      90 days

    • C. 

      180 days

    • D. 

      One year

  • 72. 
    For drivers who are 18 and older, a license suspension of 30 days will result from being found responsible for a minimum of  ____ speeding ticket(s) in any 12-month period.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 73. 
    All speeding tickets, by law, include a _______ surcharge that is applied to the Head Injury Teatment Services Trust Fund.
    • A. 

      $10

    • B. 

      $25

    • C. 

      $50

    • D. 

      $100

  • 74. 
    Which of the following could result from a criminal motor vehicle violation?
    • A. 

      Arrest

    • B. 

      Towing of your vehicle

    • C. 

      License revocation

    • D. 

      Jail

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 75. 
    Which of the following is/are examples of criminal motor vehicle violations?
    • A. 

      Operating Under the Influence (OUI)

    • B. 

      Leaving the scene of an accident

    • C. 

      Driving with a suspended license

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 76. 
    You may be arrested and crimally charged  for not responding truthfully and fully to a police officer who asks you to...
    • A. 

      Provide your name (and even a signature) and address

    • B. 

      Provide the vehicle owner's name and address

    • C. 

      Produce your driver's license on demand

    • D. 

      Show a valid registration certificate for the vehicle

    • E. 

      Any of the above

  • 77. 
    Certain traffic offenses you have committed in other states will be placed on your driving record and treated by the Massachusetts RMV as if...
    • A. 

      They had occurred in Massachusetts

    • B. 

      They had never happened

    • C. 

      They had never been penalized

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 78. 
    Motor vehicle violations and at-fault accidents are known as _______, which count toward possible license suspension.
    • A. 

      Surchargeable events

    • B. 

      Criminal violations

    • C. 

      Felonies

    • D. 

      Habitual offenders

  • 79. 
    Whenever your license is suspended as a Junior Operator, ...
    • A. 

      It costs $50 to have it reinstated

    • B. 

      You are ineligible to have it reinstated

    • C. 

      A parent/legal guardian will be notified

    • D. 

      Your high school will be notified

  • 80. 
    For committing five surchargeable events within a three-year period, you will have your license suspended after 90 days unless you...
    • A. 

      Complete a Driver Retraining class and pay a $100 fee

    • B. 

      Re-take drivers' ed. and pay a $500 fee

    • C. 

      Pay a $100 fee only

    • D. 

      Complete a Driver Retraining class only

  • 81. 
    If you collect seven surchargeable events within a three-year period, your license will automatically be suspended for....
    • A. 

      60 days with a $100 fee to reinstate

    • B. 

      180 days with a $500 fee to reinstate

    • C. 

      60 days and no fee

    • D. 

      One year and no fee

  • 82. 
    Surchargeable events not only threaten your licensing privileges, but they also may affect your cost of...
    • A. 

      Auto insurance

    • B. 

      Purchasing a car

    • C. 

      Sales tax

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 83. 
    A "Habitual Traffic Offender" is someone who commits three major moving violations or twelve combined major/minor moving violations in a five year period. What is the penalty for a Habitual Traffic Offender?
    • A. 

      One year suspension; $100 to reinstate

    • B. 

      Two year suspension; $200 to reinstate

    • C. 

      Four year suspension; $500 to reinstate

    • D. 

      Five year suspension; $1000 to reinstate

  • 84. 
    Which of the following is NOT a reason defined by law for the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to automatically suspend or revoke your driver's license?
    • A. 

      Immediate Threat to Public Safety

    • B. 

      Improper Operation

    • C. 

      Fake ID

    • D. 

      Driving with a "Reject" Inspection Sticker

  • 85. 
    Which of the following non-driving situations will result in the Registrar initiating a suspension process concerning one's license?
    • A. 

      Failure to pay child support and/or taxes

    • B. 

      Outstanding warrants

    • C. 

      Sex offender who fails to register as such

    • D. 

      Conviction of a drug offense

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 86. 
    If your driving privileges have been suspended or revoked in another state, your Massachusetts license...
    • A. 

      Will be suspended until the out-of-state issue is resolved

    • B. 

      Unaffected by the out-of-state problem

    • C. 

      Revoked permanently

    • D. 

      Suspended for an equal amount of time as the out-of-state suspension, but added onto the end of the earlier suspension period

  • 87. 
    If an out-of-state violation results in no suspension of license in that state...
    • A. 

      There will be no suspension of license in Massachusetts either

    • B. 

      Massachusetts may still suspend your license according to its own laws

    • C. 

      Massachusetts will not know about the offense and it will not go on your record

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 88. 
    What are the suspension periods for violating the Junior Operator curfew or passenger restriction?
    • A. 

      60 days (1st offense); 90 days (2nd offense); 180 days (later offenses)

    • B. 

      60 days (1st offense); 180 days (2nd offense); 1 year (later offenses)

    • C. 

      60 days (1st offense); 90 days (2nd offense); 1 year (later offenses)

    • D. 

      30 days (1st offense); 1 year (2nd offense); 2 years (later offenses)

  • 89. 
    To reinstate your license after a suspension due to violating the curfew or the passenger restriction as a Junior Operator, you will have to pay a reinstatement fee of...
    • A. 

      $10

    • B. 

      $25

    • C. 

      $100

    • D. 

      $1000

  • 90. 
    Which of the following penalties apply for driving on a permit without a licensed adult next to you?
    • A. 

      60 day; then 180 day; then 1 year suspension

    • B. 

      Requirement to take the Learner's Permit exam again

    • C. 

      Attitudinal Retraining Class for a second offense or more

    • D. 

      $100 fee to reinstate the permit

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 91. 
    As a Junior Operator, the penalty for speeding and/or drag racing may include the requirement to attend a SCARR course, which stands for...
    • A. 

      Students Coordinating Against Reckless Routines

    • B. 

      Supreme Court Attitude Retraining Requirement

    • C. 

      State Courts Allowance for Regular Re-offenders

    • D. 

      State Courts Against Road Rage

    • E. 

      Student Councils Against Rewarding Ruthlessness

  • 92. 
    All violations of the speeding/drag racing law will require that Junior Operators...
    • A. 

      Take the Permit exam again

    • B. 

      Take a Driver Attitudinal Retraining Class

    • C. 

      Take the road test again

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only B and C

  • 93. 
    The license reinstatement fee for Junior Operators who are convicted of drag racing is...
    • A. 

      $100 (1st offense); $200 (second or later offenses)

    • B. 

      $1500 (1st offense); $2000 (second or later offenses)

    • C. 

      $50 (1st offense); $100 (second or later offenses)

    • D. 

      $500 (1st offense); $1000 (second or later offenses)

  • 94. 
    The penalty for driving negligently or recklessly or operating to endanger by a Junior Operator includes...
    • A. 

      A minimum suspension of 180 days and a reinstatement fee $500

    • B. 

      A minimum suspension of 30 days and a reinstatement fee $500

    • C. 

      A minimum suspension of 180 days and a reinstatement fee $100

    • D. 

      A minimum suspension of 90 days and a reinstatement fee $200

  • 95. 
    Which of the following is NOT considered a criminal offense?
    • A. 

      Operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked license

    • B. 

      Operating a motor vehicle without the owner's authority

    • C. 

      Operating under the influence (OUI) of drugs/alcohol

    • D. 

      Leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage

    • E. 

      Parking in a handicap parking area

  • 96. 
    Which of the following could cause your license to be suspended even if no motor vehicle was involved in the violation?
    • A. 

      Any drug-related conviction

    • B. 

      Defacing real or personal property

    • C. 

      Spraying paint or applying stickers or other graffiti

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 97. 
    You could go to jail for driving after your license has been suspended or revoked.
    • A. 

      True -- it is a criminal offense

    • B. 

      False -- it is only a misdemeanor

  • 98. 
    License reintement fees range from...
    • A. 

      $10 to $100

    • B. 

      $50 to $500

    • C. 

      $100 to $1,200

    • D. 

      $500 to $2,500

  • 99. 
    Alcohol is a(n)  _______.
    • A. 

      Stimulant -- like coffee, it wakes you up.

    • B. 

      Depressant -- it shuts your system down.

    • C. 

      Illegal substance

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

  • 100. 
    Which of the following are negatively impacted by alcohol and therefore make it unsafe to drive after drinking?
    • A. 

      Reaction time

    • B. 

      Vision

    • C. 

      Coordination

    • D. 

      Judgment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 101. 
    Once you start drinking, you are safe on the road as long as you are not drunk or completely intoxicated.
    • A. 

      True -- a couple drinks do not affect your driving

    • B. 

      False -- even one drink affects your skills as a driver

  • 102. 
    A third or subsequent OUI offense is considered...
    • A. 

      A misdemeanor

    • B. 

      A felony

    • C. 

      Proof of addiction

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 103. 
    Drivers between the ages of 18 and 21 who fail the chemical test of their Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) will face a suspension period of...
    • A. 

      30 days plus 180 days. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may replace the 180 days)

    • B. 

      10 days plus 180 days. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may replace the 180 days)

    • C. 

      30 days plus 180 days. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may replace the 30 days)

    • D. 

      30 days plus 180 days. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may be required in addition to the 180 days)

  • 104. 
    For drivers under the age of 18, failing the chemical test of Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) will result in a license suspension of...
    • A. 

      30 days plus 180 days. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may replace the 180 days)

    • B. 

      30 days plus 1 year. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may reduce the year to 180 days)

    • C. 

      30 days plus 180 days. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may replace the 30 days)

    • D. 

      30 days plus 1 year. (If 1st offense, alcohol education may replace the 1 year)

  • 105. 
    Which of the following can increase the effects of alcohol on your body, making it even more dangerous to drive?
    • A. 

      Being emotionally upset

    • B. 

      Being tired

    • C. 

      Not having eaten for a while

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 106. 
    In 2005, Massachusetts passed ______, which increased the penalties and administrative sanctions for OUI.
    • A. 

      The Zero Tolerance Law

    • B. 

      The Implied Consent Law

    • C. 

      The MADD Law

    • D. 

      Melanie's Law

  • 107. 
    Which of the following are effective ways to get alcohol out of your system so that you are sober enough to drive?
    • A. 

      Drinking black coffee and eating something

    • B. 

      Exercising vigorously

    • C. 

      Stop drinking and wait roughly 1 to 1.5 hours per drink

    • D. 

      Taking a cold shower

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 108. 
    Which of the following influences your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)?
    • A. 

      Your body weight

    • B. 

      The amount you drank, and how fast you drank it

    • C. 

      Your alcohol metabolism rate

    • D. 

      The amount of food in your stomach while you were drinking

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 109. 
    Which of the following DOES NOT have roughly the same amount of alcohol as the others?
    • A. 

      A 12 oz. can of beer

    • B. 

      A 12-oz. can of light beer

    • C. 

      A mixed drink made with multiple types of alcohol

    • D. 

      A 4-oz. glass of wine or a single serving wine cooler

    • E. 

      A 1-oz. shot of hard liquor (80 proof)

  • 110. 
    One drink (a beer, a glass of wine, or a shot of hard liquor) raises the average person's Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) by roughly...
    • A. 

      .02%

    • B. 

      .05%

    • C. 

      .08%

    • D. 

      .10%

  • 111. 
    According to the Massachusetts Implied Consent Law, every driver in this state agrees to ____ if they are arrested by a police officer for OUI.
    • A. 

      Consent to a breathalyzer or blood alcohol test

    • B. 

      Admit to guilt without a trial

    • C. 

      Take a field sobriety test

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 112. 
    If you are arrested for OUI and then you refuse to take the breathalyzer or blood alcohol test, and you are 21 or over, ...
    • A. 

      Your license will automatically be suspended for 180 days for a first offense

    • B. 

      Your license will be automatically suspended for 3 years if this is your second offense

    • C. 

      Your license will be suspended for life if this is your third or later offense

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 113. 
    If you are arrested for OUI and then you refuse to take the breathalyzer or blood alcohol test, and you are between 18 and 21, ...
    • A. 

      Your license will be automatically suspended for 180 days

    • B. 

      Your license will be suspended for 3 years plus 180 days for a first offense (Alcohol education class may take the place of the 180 days)

    • C. 

      Your license will be revoked for life

    • D. 

      Your license will not be affected until after a trial

  • 114. 
    If you are arrested for OUI and then you refuse to take the breathalyzer or blood alcohol test, and you are under age 18, ...
    • A. 

      Your license will be suspended for 3 years plus 1 year for a first offense (The one year can be reduced to 180 days by taking an alcohol education class.)

    • B. 

      Your license will be suspended for life if you have had three or more prior OUI offenses.

    • C. 

      Your license will not be affected until after a trial

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only A and B

  • 115. 
    Drivers under the age of 21 are ___ as likely as most drivers to be involved in motor vehicle crashes in which alcohol is a factor.
    • A. 

      Twice

    • B. 

      Three times

    • C. 

      Four times

    • D. 

      Ten times

  • 116. 
    If you are convicted of a second or subsequent OUI offense, and you are eligible for a hardship license or license reinstatement, you will be required to...
    • A. 

      Have a designated driver at all times

    • B. 

      Have an Ignition Interlock Device (beathalyzer) attached to your vehicle at your own expense for at least two years

    • C. 

      Restrict your driving to daylight hours only

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 117. 
    If you are under 21, which of the following is ILLEGAL?
    • A. 

      Buying alcohol

    • B. 

      Having someone buy alcohol for you

    • C. 

      Possessing, transporting, or carrying alcohol unless accompanied by a parent/guardian.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only A and B

  • 118. 
    The suspension for buying or attempting to buy alcoholic beverages by a person under the age of 21 is...
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      180 days

  • 119. 
    Generally speaking, the Open Container Law prohibits....
    • A. 

      Having an open conatiner of alcohol in a public place

    • B. 

      Having an open container of alcohol if you are under 21

    • C. 

      Having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle regardless of who is holding it

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 120. 
    The fine for having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle is...
    • A. 

      $25

    • B. 

      $50 to $100

    • C. 

      $100 to $500

    • D. 

      $500 to $1500

  • 121. 
    For using a fake ID, even if there is no attempt to purchase alcohol under age, the RMV may suspend your license for ____ even without a conviction.
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      1 month

    • C. 

      1 year

    • D. 

      6 months

    • E. 

      6 years

  • 122. 
    If you are convicted of using a fake ID, your license will be suspended for...
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      1 month

    • C. 

      1 year

    • D. 

      6 months

    • E. 

      6 years

  • 123. 
    OUI refers to operating under the influence of...
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Illegal drugs

    • C. 

      Prescription drugs

    • D. 

      Over-the-counter medicines

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 124. 
    Which of the following are affected negatively by using marijuana, making it unsafe to drive?
    • A. 

      It impedes your responses to sights and sounds

    • B. 

      It lessens your ability to handle a quick series of tasks

    • C. 

      It makes you less prepared to react to an emergency situation

    • D. 

      It causes a severe loss of night vision

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 125. 
    Many medicines for colds/hay fever/allergies could make you a dangerous driver because they cause... 
    • A. 

      Drowsiness

    • B. 

      Sneezing

    • C. 

      Loss of vision

    • D. 

      Road rage

  • 126. 
    Stimulants like speed, cocaine, and diet pills may make you feel more alert and awake, but they inevitably leave you with feelings of... 
    • A. 

      Fatigue

    • B. 

      Nervousness

    • C. 

      Dizziness and/or vision problems

    • D. 

      Lack of concentration

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 127. 
    Combining alcohol with other drugs _____ the negative effects of either one on its own.
    • A. 

      Cancels

    • B. 

      Lessens

    • C. 

      Dramatically increases

    • D. 

      Dramatically decreases

  • 128. 
    If you are convicted of any drug offense, in Massachusetts or any other state, your drivers license will be suspended. Even if no motor vehicle was involved, the law requires you to lose your license for ____.
    • A. 

      30 days to 60 days

    • B. 

      1 to 5 years

    • C. 

      Life

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 129. 
    Statistically speaking, about ____ Americans will be injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash.
    • A. 

      One in 1000

    • B. 

      One in 500

    • C. 

      One in 10

    • D. 

      One in 3

  • 130. 
    Which of the following IS NOT required equipment for passenger vehicles?
    • A. 

      Enough working seat belts for all occupants

    • B. 

      A mirror

    • C. 

      A horn

    • D. 

      Power steering

    • E. 

      Two braking systems: a foot brake and a parking brake

  • 131. 
    Which of the following lights are REQUIRED for driving in darkness or poor visibility?
    • A. 

      Two correctly aimed white headlights in the front

    • B. 

      Two approved red lights in the back plus three red brake lights

    • C. 

      Directional (turn) signals

    • D. 

      A small light to lilluminate the license plate

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 132. 
    If the directional signals or brake lights stop working properly, you must...
    • A. 

      Get them fixed immediately

    • B. 

      Use hand signals when turning or braking

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 133. 
    True or False: it is permitted to have a spotlight on a passenger vehicle.
    • A. 

      True, but only to read signs or for emergency use

    • B. 

      True, but at 30 feet away from the car, it may not shine more than 2 feet above the ground.

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      False

  • 134. 
    True or False: after-market tinting is allowed on vehicles in Massachusetts.
    • A. 

      True, but only on side and rear windows not the windshield

    • B. 

      True, but windows may not be darkened more than 35%

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      False

  • 135. 
    The fine for not wearing a seat belt for anyone age 16 or older (or the fine for the driver if the underage passengers are not belted properly) is... 
    • A. 

      $10

    • B. 

      $25

    • C. 

      $50

    • D. 

      $75

  • 136. 
    Which of the following is/are exempted from the seat belt law?
    • A. 

      Drivers and passengers of cars made before July 1966

    • B. 

      Operators of fire and police vehicles

    • C. 

      Anyone who is physically unable to wear a seat belt, with a doctor's certification

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 137. 
    If your vehicle has a front seat, passenger side air bag, you must NEVER...
    • A. 

      Allow a child age 12 or under to sit there

    • B. 

      Place a child in a child safety safety seat there

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 138. 
    Infants and small children MUST ride in federally approved child passenger restraints until they....
    • A. 

      Are at least 8 years old and at least 57 inches tall

    • B. 

      Are at least 10 years old and at least 65 inches tall

    • C. 

      Are at least 5 years old and at least 40 inches tall

    • D. 

      Have completed second grade

  • 139. 
    Which of the following determine what type of child safety seat is right for the child?
    • A. 

      The child's height

    • B. 

      The child's weight

    • C. 

      The child's age

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 140. 
    A child up to 20 pounds should ride in a(n)...
    • A. 

      Infant seat

    • B. 

      Toddler convertible seat

    • C. 

      Booster seat

    • D. 

      Regular seat with a seat belt on

  • 141. 
    A child weighing from 20-40 pounds should ride in a(n)...
    • A. 

      Infant seat

    • B. 

      Toddler convertible seat

    • C. 

      Booster seat

    • D. 

      Regular seat with a seat belt on

  • 142. 
    A child weighing 40-80 pounds should ride in a(n)...
    • A. 

      Infant seat

    • B. 

      Toddler convertible seat

    • C. 

      Booster seat

    • D. 

      Regular seat with a seat belt on

  • 143. 
    Infant seats must face which way?
    • A. 

      The front of the car

    • B. 

      The back of the car

    • C. 

      The right side of the car

    • D. 

      The left (driver's) side of the car

  • 144. 
    Where should an infant seat be placed to keep a baby safest while in the car?
    • A. 

      In the back seat

    • B. 

      In the middle seat

    • C. 

      Facing backwards

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 145. 
    A seat belt shoulder strap should be worn...
    • A. 

      Across the shoulder and chest

    • B. 

      Under the arm and across the chest

    • C. 

      Across the neck and across the chest

    • D. 

      Behind the back

  • 146. 
    Lap and shoulder belts, when worn properly, reduce the risk of death or serious injury from a crash by about....
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 147. 
    Which of the following is the seat belt NOT designed to do?
    • A. 

      Protect you from violently hitting the dashboard, windshield, steering wheel, and other passengers

    • B. 

      Keep you from being thrown out of the vehicle, which makes your chance of survival 5 times better

    • C. 

      Holds you in the correct position so that the air bags can assist in protecting you

    • D. 

      Holds the driver in a position to try to maintain control of the vehicle

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 148. 
    Which of the following is a myth about seat belts that simply is not true?
    • A. 

      I'll be trapped inside the car if I'm wearing a seat belt when I crash so I shouldn't wear one

    • B. 

      My car has air bags so I don't need seat belts

    • C. 

      I'm only driving on local roads for a short distance so I don't need a seat belt

    • D. 

      I won't be able to escape a sinking or burning vehicle if I'm wearing a seat belt so I shouldn't wear one

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 149. 
    To allow for proper and safe operation of your air bags, you should...
    • A. 

      Move your seat back as far as you comfortably can

    • B. 

      Move closer to the steering wheel/dashboard if possible, so that you are closer to the air bag

    • C. 

      Move your seat all the way back, even if it is uncomfortable

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 150. 
    A common cause of death and injury to children in a car crash is being crushed by...
    • A. 

      Their own child seat

    • B. 

      Unbelted adults in the car

    • C. 

      The roof

    • D. 

      Malfunctioning air bags

  • 151. 
    Which of the following is illegal inside your vehicle?
    • A. 

      Distracting objects

    • B. 

      Headphones that cover both ears

    • C. 

      Televisions that are visible to the driver

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only B and C

  • 152. 
    With very limited exceptions, and never at speeds greater than 5 mph, children under ___ years old are not allowed to ride in the beds of pickup trucks.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      16

  • 153. 
    Which of the following is/are good examples of defensive driving?
    • A. 

      Maintaining a safe distance around your vehicle (a cushion of safety)

    • B. 

      Always wearing a seat belt and making sure all passengers are buckled

    • C. 

      Keeping your vehicle in good working order

    • D. 

      Not driving when you are drowsy or otherwise unalert

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 154. 
    Defensive drivers routinely do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Scan the road and sides of the road ahead and check their mirrors often

    • B. 

      Anticipate the mistakes that others may make and compensate for them

    • C. 

      Watch for the white reverse lights of other cars, indicating that they are about to back up

    • D. 

      Don't just go when the light is green, but they check to see if it is safe first

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 155. 
    Which of the following indicates a driver who is NOT defensive?
    • A. 

      A driver who watches out for drivers and pedestrains who violate the ltraffic signals and compensates for their error

    • B. 

      A driver who blocks the passing lane on the highway so as to force other drivers to go the speed limit

    • C. 

      A driver who slows down and pays close attention near schools, playgrounds, and neighborhoods

    • D. 

      A driver who is willing to give up the right of way in order to create a safer situation

    • E. 

      A driver who does not drive immediately after drinking alcohol

  • 156. 
    Which of the following are situations in which you should NEVER drive?
    • A. 

      When you have been drinking alcohol or are under the influence of any drug

    • B. 

      When you are drowsy or have taken drugs/meducations that can cause drowsiness

    • C. 

      When you are emotionally upset

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only A and B

  • 157. 
    It is dangerous and illegal to drive with damaged and/or badly worn tires. Tire treads must measure at least...
    • A. 

      2/32 inches deep

    • B. 

      1/8 inch deep

    • C. 

      1/4 inch deep

    • D. 

      1/2 inch deep

    • E. 

      1 inch deep

  • 158. 
    If your vehicle makes a high pitched noise when you turn, you should have your ______ inspected.
    • A. 

      Power steering

    • B. 

      Tires

    • C. 

      Steering wheel

    • D. 

      Blinkers

  • 159. 
    When driving, you can prevent tailgating by keeping a minimum following distance according to the ____ rule. Add more time for added safety during bad weather and poor visibility conditions.
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      2 second

    • C. 

      10 second

    • D. 

      30 second

  • 160. 
    If following a motorcycle, you should...
    • A. 

      Allow even more distance than you would for another vehicle

    • B. 

      Keep less distance between you because it is small and you can see around it very well

    • C. 

      Be able to understand hand signals because bikers often use them

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 161. 
    If a tailgater is following you, you should...
    • A. 

      Move to another lane if possible

    • B. 

      Possibly pull to the right and let the tailgater pass

    • C. 

      Keep more distance from the car in front of you so if it stops short you won't have to stop short too and get hit by your tailgater

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 162. 
    The time it takes you to stop your car for a dangerous situation depends on...
    • A. 

      The quality of your brakes and tires

    • B. 

      The quality of the road surface

    • C. 

      The amount of time it takes you to recognize and react to the danger

    • D. 

      Your speed and the weight of your vehicle

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 163. 
    Assuming your brakes and tires are functioning properly and the roadway is dry and level, at just 30 mph it would take about _____ to come to a complete stop.
    • A. 

      25 feet

    • B. 

      50 feet

    • C. 

      100 feet

    • D. 

      500 feet

  • 164. 
    Assuming your brakes and tires are functioning properly and the roadway is dry and level, at 60 mph it would take about _____ to come to a complete stop.
    • A. 

      50 feet

    • B. 

      100 feet

    • C. 

      300 feet (the length of a football field)

    • D. 

      1/4 mile

  • 165. 
    Resting your foot slightly on the brake pedal while you drive is called _____ and is not a good idea, except briefly after driving through a puddle in order to dry off the brakes.
    • A. 

      Double clutching

    • B. 

      Accelerating the brake

    • C. 

      Riding the brakes

    • D. 

      Braking the accelerator

  • 166. 
    If your vehicle has ABS (antilock braking system) you should NEVER ...
    • A. 

      Pump the brakes

    • B. 

      Use the brakes

    • C. 

      Slam on the brakes

    • D. 

      Steer while braking

  • 167. 
    You should always slow down under which of the following circumstances?
    • A. 

      Any time your visibility drops

    • B. 

      Before curves in the road

    • C. 

      Approaching the crest of a hill where you cannot see clearly what is coming from the other side

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 168. 
    Which of the following is NOT an appropriate use of your horn?
    • A. 

      To warn pedestrians or other drivers of a possible hazard

    • B. 

      To avoid collisions

    • C. 

      To express anger at another driver

    • D. 

      To get a slower driver to move faster

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 169. 
    You MUST use your headlights....
    • A. 

      From one half hour after sunset until one half hour before sunrise

    • B. 

      From sunset to sunrise

    • C. 

      From 8pm until 5am

    • D. 

      From 9pm until 4am

  • 170. 
    You should use your headlights....
    • A. 

      In rain, snow, fog, or other bad weather where it is either hard to see or difficult to be seen

    • B. 

      Anytime you have trouble seeing other vehicles

    • C. 

      To flash another vehicle to alert them to turn on their headlights

    • D. 

      Anytime your windshield wipers are in continuous use

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 171. 
    In the fog, you should NOT...
    • A. 

      Use your headlights

    • B. 

      Use your high beam, bright headlights

    • C. 

      Use your brakes

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 172. 
    When should you use your emergency flashers/hazard lights?
    • A. 

      When you brake down to warn other drivers

    • B. 

      To warn drivers behind you of an upcoming hazard/crash scene

    • C. 

      When your headlights fail

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only A and B

  • 173. 
    When another driver flashes their headlights or high beams at you at night, it normally means....
    • A. 

      You forgot to turn your headlights on

    • B. 

      You have your high beam headlights on, blinding other drivers

    • C. 

      You should turn you headlights off

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 174. 
    To reduce the effect of glare from oncoming headlights, you should...
    • A. 

      Stare directly at the headlights

    • B. 

      Close your eyes

    • C. 

      Look in your rear-view mirror

    • D. 

      Look down to the right side of your lane of traffic

  • 175. 
    You MUST lower your high beams within ____ feet of an oncoming driver and within ____ feet of approaching another driver from behind.
    • A. 

      500; 200

    • B. 

      100; 100

    • C. 

      200; 400

    • D. 

      500; 500

  • 176. 
    Slow down at the first sight of rain, because at the start of a rain storm, ....
    • A. 

      Oil is lifted onto the road surface making it very slippery

    • B. 

      The speed limit automatically drops by 10mph

    • C. 

      Your tires are not yet used to the water and need time to adjust

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 177. 
    Hydroplaning is a condition that is very dangerous because...
    • A. 

      Your tires have lost contact with the road and are riding on top of a thin layer of water

    • B. 

      Your braking ability is significantly decreased

    • C. 

      Your steering ability may be compromised

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 178. 
    If you start to hydroplane, what should you NEVER do?
    • A. 

      Ease up on the gas pedal

    • B. 

      Steer gently to avoid obstacles

    • C. 

      Hit the brakes

    • D. 

      Speed up

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 179. 
    To avoid hydroplaning, you SHOULD...
    • A. 

      Drive slowly in wet conditions

    • B. 

      Keep good tires on your car that have good treads and are properly inflated

    • C. 

      Follow the fundamental speed law

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 180. 
    Leaves can be a hazard because ...
    • A. 

      They are slick as ice when wet, even days after the rain

    • B. 

      They can hide dangerous objects such as rocks and broken glass

    • C. 

      They are often piled up, and children play in and around the piles

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 181. 
    For winter driving in Massachusetts, you MUST...
    • A. 

      Reduce your speed according to road conditions

    • B. 

      Follow the fundamental speed law

    • C. 

      Have good tires on your car

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 182. 
    What part of the road tends to freeze up first?
    • A. 

      Bridges and highway overpasses

    • B. 

      Hill-tops

    • C. 

      Areas with very little tree-cover and shade

    • D. 

      One-way streets

  • 183. 
    After a snowfall, you should clear off...
    • A. 

      Your windshield completely

    • B. 

      Your roof, hood, and trunk

    • C. 

      Your license plates

    • D. 

      All your windows

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 184. 
    In the winter it is a good idea to always keep your fuel tank at least half full to prevent...
    • A. 

      Explosions

    • B. 

      The fuel line from freezing

    • C. 

      The gas from expanding in the tank and overflowing

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 185. 
    Which of the following are good ways to prepare for winter driving?
    • A. 

      Use a windshield washer fluid that won't freeze up

    • B. 

      Keep a blanket and flashlight in the car

    • C. 

      Keep a shovel in the trunk

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 186. 
    When stuck in the ice or snow, you should be careful not to...
    • A. 

      Keep the car running with the tail pipe covered because you could die of carbon monoxide poisoning

    • B. 

      Spin your tires like crazy because you could heat them up very fast and then they could explode

    • C. 

      Accelerate without using your blinker and checking your blind spot first, so that if you get unstuck you don't speed into another car

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 187. 
    At least ____ crashes involves a pedestrian.
    • A. 

      One in five

    • B. 

      One in two

    • C. 

      One in ten

    • D. 

      One in twenty

  • 188. 
    When backing up, you should...
    • A. 

      Get out and check the blind spot directly behind your car before reversing -- a child, a pet, or an obstacle may be hidden there

    • B. 

      Look out the back window and look all around -- DO NOT rely solely on your mirrors

    • C. 

      Look the direction the vehicle is moving -- DO NOT rely solely on sensors and video equipment to warn you of danger

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only B and C

  • 189. 
    The White Cane Law requires that drivers....
    • A. 

      Stop at every crosswalk

    • B. 

      Stop for a blind person who is attempting to cross the street

    • C. 

      Slow down whenever elderly pedestrians may be present

    • D. 

      Honk to alert other drivers of the presence of a blind person

  • 190. 
    Bicyclists and moped users must...
    • A. 

      Follow the same traffic control and right of way laws as motorists on the roadways

    • B. 

      Stay off the roadways

    • C. 

      Ride the opposite direction of traffic if they decide to use the roadways

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 191. 
    Which of the following are dangers that bicyclists face when using the roads?
    • A. 

      Being thrown off balance by passing vehicles

    • B. 

      Having to swerve to avoid potholes and debris in the road

    • C. 

      Having car doors opened in front of them

    • D. 

      Having very little protection if they get hit

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 192. 
    Because of their size, motorcycle operators are...
    • A. 

      Harder to see on the road... so check twice and save a life

    • B. 

      Allowed to weave in between lanes of traffic

    • C. 

      Not entitled to a full lane -- you may share a lane with them

    • D. 

      Exposed to fewer dangers on the road

  • 193. 
    When following a motorcycle, you should keep a minimum following distance of...
    • A. 

      2 seconds

    • B. 

      3 seconds

    • C. 

      4 seconds

    • D. 

      10 seconds

  • 194. 
    When turning, you can help prevent collisions with motorcyclists by...
    • A. 

      Looking twice and making sure that the way is clear before turning

    • B. 

      Not "gunning it" to beat traffic

    • C. 

      Not turning in front of a motorcyclist but instead letting him/her clear the intersection first

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 195. 
    When seated properly on a motorcycle, what must be true in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      The handlebars must not be above your shoulders

    • B. 

      Both feet should not be able to touch the ground at the same time

    • C. 

      You must be able to see what is behind you in TWO mirrors

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 196. 
    Which of the following are good safety tips for motorcycle riders?
    • A. 

      Wear reflective gear

    • B. 

      Always wear a helmet and eye protection

    • C. 

      Wear long pants and sleeves, ideally abrasion-resistant

    • D. 

      Wear boots and gloves

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 197. 
    Which of the following is NOT required in order to carry a passenger on a motorcycle?
    • A. 

      A sidecar

    • B. 

      Separate footrests

    • C. 

      A handstrap

    • D. 

      A securely fastened passenger seat

    • E. 

      A passenger helmet

  • 198. 
    More than ____ of the motorcyclists who got in crashes taught themselves or learned from a family member or friend instead of taking a professional rider education class. (Give the highest number that makes this statement correct.)
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 199. 
    To operate a moped or motor scooter in Massachusetts, you...
    • A. 

      Do not need to have a license or permit

    • B. 

      Need to have a license or permit

    • C. 

      Cannot operate these vehicles at all in Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 200. 
    Mopeds must stay at a speed at or below....
    • A. 

      50mph

    • B. 

      40mph

    • C. 

      30mph

    • D. 

      25mph

    • E. 

      20mph

  • 201. 
    Motorized scooters must stay at a speed at or below....
    • A. 

      50 mph

    • B. 

      40 mph

    • C. 

      30 mph

    • D. 

      25 mph

    • E. 

      20mph

  • 202. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about mopeds in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      They may not be used on limited-access highways

    • B. 

      Riders may use bicycle lanes on the road but may not use recreational bicycle paths

    • C. 

      Riders may not carry a passenger while they are still operating with a permit

    • D. 

      Any violation carries a fine of up to $100

    • E. 

      Helmets are not required

  • 203. 
    Which of the following are not allowed for operators of motor scooters?
    • A. 

      Riding on limited-access highways

    • B. 

      Riding after sunset or before sunrise

    • C. 

      Carrying a passenger

    • D. 

      Riding without a helmet

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 204. 
    The fines for the first three offenses involving a motorized scooter violation are...
    • A. 

      Up to $25; $25-$50; $50-$100

    • B. 

      $25; $50; $150

    • C. 

      $50; $100; $500

    • D. 

      $100; $150; $200

  • 205. 
    Biclyclists are required by law to identify themselves to the police when asked or else face...
    • A. 

      Arrest

    • B. 

      A fine of up to $500

    • C. 

      A supension of their driver'sicense of 180 days

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 206. 
    Opening your door in such a way that it interferes with other traffic, such as bicyclists and pedestrians, can result in a fine of...
    • A. 

      Up to $25

    • B. 

      Up to $50

    • C. 

      Up to $75

    • D. 

      Up to $100

  • 207. 
    What is the Fundamental Speed Law in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      30mph

    • B. 

      You must never travel faster than is reasonable and proper for the current conditions and public safety.

    • C. 

      You must always go the posted speed limit.

    • D. 

      You should go with the flow of traffic.

  • 208. 
    Which of the following factors MUST influence how fast you drive?
    • A. 

      Traffic conditions

    • B. 

      Road conditions

    • C. 

      Weather conditions and visibility

    • D. 

      Pedestrians and bicyclists using the road

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 209. 
    All speed limits are based on ______ so you must go slower if the conditions are hazardous.
    • A. 

      Ideal conditions

    • B. 

      The worst case scenario

    • C. 

      The local town or city's council/assembly vote

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 210. 
    The minimum speed allowed on the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) under normal driving conditions is...
    • A. 

      65mph

    • B. 

      60mph

    • C. 

      50mph

    • D. 

      40mph

    • E. 

      30mph

  • 211. 
    Unless posted otherwise, in a school zone, any speed above ____ would not be considered reasonable and proper.
    • A. 

      20mph

    • B. 

      30mph

    • C. 

      40mph

    • D. 

      45mph

  • 212. 
    Unless posted otherwise, in a thickly settled or business district, any speed above ____ would not be considered reasonable and proper.
    • A. 

      20mph

    • B. 

      25mph

    • C. 

      30mph

    • D. 

      35mph

    • E. 

      40mph

  • 213. 
    Unless posted otherwise, on roads outside a thickly settled or business district, any speed above ____ would not be considered reasonable and proper.
    • A. 

      20 mph

    • B. 

      30 mph

    • C. 

      40 mph

    • D. 

      50 mph

    • E. 

      60 mph

  • 214. 
    Unless posted otherwise, on a highway outside a thickly settled or business district, any speed above ____ would not be considered reasonable and proper.
    • A. 

      20 mph

    • B. 

      30 mph

    • C. 

      40 mph

    • D. 

      50 mph

    • E. 

      65 mph

  • 215. 
    A thickly settled district is defined as an area in which houses or other buildings are, on average, fewer than ____ feet apart.
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      350

    • D. 

      200

  • 216. 
    On a traffic light, steady red means....
    • A. 

      Stop and wait until the light turns green (except if you are turning right on red)

    • B. 

      Slow down and look before proceeding through the intersection

    • C. 

      Stop and then go when there is no danger of being hit

    • D. 

      Prepare to stop

  • 217. 
    A "Left turn on Red" is allowed only under which of the following circumstances?
    • A. 

      After making a full stop and yielding to all pedestrian and vehicle traffic.

    • B. 

      After determining that there is no "No Left Turn on Red" sign

    • C. 

      Only if you are at the intersection of a one way street and another one-way street

    • D. 

      All of the above must be true.

    • E. 

      You can never make a left turn on red.

  • 218. 
    At a steady red arrow light, the rules for a steady red light apply...
    • A. 

      Except if you are traveling the direction of the arrow

    • B. 

      Only to drivers who are traveling the direction of the arrow

    • C. 

      To all drivers, regardless of which direction they are traveling

    • D. 

      There are no such thing as steady red arrow lights.

  • 219. 
    If you are stopped at an intersection waiting to turn right, and the light is a steady red arrow light pointing to the right, then...
    • A. 

      You may not make a right turn on red in any case.

    • B. 

      You may turn right on red according to the usual rules for "turning on red"

    • C. 

      You do not have to stop in this case. You may continue to turn right.

    • D. 

      You can turn right in every circumstance like this.

  • 220. 
    A flashing red light means....
    • A. 

      The same as a STOP sign

    • B. 

      Use caution

    • C. 

      Stop only if necessary

    • D. 

      No turn on red

  • 221. 
    When you are forced to stop at an intersection, you should always stop...
    • A. 

      Behind the white stop line and crosswalk if there is one

    • B. 

      In the crosswalk so you can see traffic more clearly

    • C. 

      In the crosswalk to prevent pedestrians from crossing in front of you

    • D. 

      Slightly in the intersection so cars will slow down for you

  • 222. 
    A steady yellow light at a traffic signal means....
    • A. 

      Speed up

    • B. 

      Stop no matter what

    • C. 

      The light is about to change to red, so stop if you can safely do so

    • D. 

      Use caution

  • 223. 
    A flashing yellow light at a traffic signal means...
    • A. 

      Proceed with caution

    • B. 

      Stop, just like a stop sign

    • C. 

      The light is about to turn red

    • D. 

      Stop if it is safe to do so

  • 224. 
    A steady green light at a traffic signal means....
    • A. 

      It is safe to go

    • B. 

      You may go only after yielding to other pedestrians and vehicles in the road

    • C. 

      You may go as long as you can reasonably assume you will be able to cross the intersection and not cause grid-lock

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only B and C

  • 225. 
    At a traffic signal, a steady green arrow light means....
    • A. 

      You have a "protected" green light for turning in the direction of the arrow

    • B. 

      You must stop and look before going the direction of the arrow

    • C. 

      All traffic may go, regardless of which direction they are traveling

    • D. 

      You must stop and wait for a full green light

  • 226. 
    If the traffic signals at an intersection are not working at all, so that there are no lights showing, then...
    • A. 

      The main road has the right of way

    • B. 

      There are no rules for this situation

    • C. 

      Every driver must treat the broken lights as a stop sign (but watch out for drivers who do not know this and go right through)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 227. 
    You should NEVER pass a vehicle that is slowing or stopping for a pedestrian.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 228. 
    Pedestrians are required to use a crosswalk if one is available.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 229. 
    A red traffic sign means...
    • A. 

      Stop or prohibition

    • B. 

      Slow down

    • C. 

      Caution

    • D. 

      Speed limit

  • 230. 
    A green road sign gives what type of information?
    • A. 

      Warnings

    • B. 

      Motorist services

    • C. 

      Directions

    • D. 

      Speed limits

  • 231. 
    A yellow road sign is meant to give this type of information to drivers:
    • A. 

      Construction warning

    • B. 

      General warning/caution

    • C. 

      Motorist services

    • D. 

      Directions

  • 232. 
    What color is the road sign that gives regulations (rules of the road)?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Black and white

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 233. 
    What color are road signs that give information to drivers about "motorist services' such as hospitals, rest areas, and gas stations?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 234. 
    What color are the road signs that give a warning about construction or general maintenance?
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Black and white

  • 235. 
    The sign for a campground, historic site, or scenic area would normally be what color?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 236. 
     A yellow pentagon (5-sided) shaped sign indicates a:
    • A. 

      Pedestrian crossing sign

    • B. 

      General warning

    • C. 

      Construction warning

    • D. 

      School zone

  • 237. 
    A red octagon (8-sided) shaped sign means:
    • A. 

      Caution

    • B. 

      Yield

    • C. 

      STOP

    • D. 

      Slow down

  • 238. 
    A red and white equilateral triangle (all sides the same length) shaped sign means:
    • A. 

      Yield

    • B. 

      STOP

    • C. 

      Use caution

    • D. 

      Construction ahead

  • 239. 
    A yellow pennant-shaped sign indicates what?
    • A. 

      School zone

    • B. 

      No passing zone

    • C. 

      Pedestrians crossing

    • D. 

      Railroad crossing

  • 240. 
    What does a yellow or orange diamond-shaped sign mean in general?
    • A. 

      Warning/caution

    • B. 

      STOP

    • C. 

      Railroad crossing

    • D. 

      School zone

  • 241. 
    A road sign that is a red, white, and blue shield indicates a(n):
    • A. 

      Two-lane road

    • B. 

      State route

    • C. 

      Interstate highway

    • D. 

      Motorist service

  • 242. 
    A yellow and black (or black and white) circular sign with an X through it means:
    • A. 

      Construction ahead

    • B. 

      Rest and Recreation area ahead

    • C. 

      Railroad Crossing ahead

    • D. 

      Rotary traffic ahead

  • 243. 
    A red and white road sign like this one means:
    • A. 

      STOP

    • B. 

      Slown down

    • C. 

      DO NOT ENTER

    • D. 

      Yield

  • 244. 
        This sign means:
    • A. 

      Caution: Winding or curvy road ahead

    • B. 

      Caution: slippery when wet

    • C. 

      Caution: hills ahead

    • D. 

      End of winding road

  • 245. 
    This sign means:
    • A. 

      Caution: traffic merging from the left

    • B. 

      Caution: traffic merging from the right

    • C. 

      Caution: lane ends

    • D. 

      Caution: divided road ahead

  • 246. 
    This road sign means:
    • A. 

      Caution: road narrows or right lane ends ahead

    • B. 

      Caution: divided road ahead

    • C. 

      Caution: lane added ahead

    • D. 

      Caution: road gets wider ahead

  • 247. 
       What does this road sign mean?
    • A. 

      Caution: new lane added on the right up ahead

    • B. 

      Caution: lane drops out up ahead

    • C. 

      Caution: merging traffic ahead

    • D. 

      Caution: divided roadway ahead

  • 248. 
       What does this road sign mean?
    • A. 

      Caution: slippery when wet

    • B. 

      Caution: danger of hydroplaning

    • C. 

      Caution: railroad crossing ahead

    • D. 

      Caution: rotary/traffic circle ahead

  • 249. 
    This road sign means:
    • A. 

      Caution: winding or curvy road ahead

    • B. 

      Caution: slippery when wet

    • C. 

      Caution: hills ahead

    • D. 

      End of the hydroplaning danger

  • 250. 
        This road sign means:
    • A. 

      Construction warning: Road crew flag person ahead

    • B. 

      General warning: pedestrians in the road ahead

    • C. 

      General warning: construction zone ends; resume normal speed

    • D. 

      Construction warning: Road work ends; resume normal speed

  • 251. 
    What does this road sign give a warning about?
    • A. 

      MBTA train/trolley stop ahead

    • B. 

      Road ends ahead at the junction

    • C. 

      Side street entering ahead; your road continues

    • D. 

      Helicopter landing site ahead

  • 252. 
    What does this sign give a warning about?
    • A. 

      Sharp turn ahead

    • B. 

      Gentle turn ahead

    • C. 

      Slight bump in the road ahead

    • D. 

      Area off the paved road is soft dirt and could be hazardous

  • 253. 
      This sign informs the driver in what way?
    • A. 

      It says that a left turn onto Mass. Route 49 North will lead a driver to Route 9 in Spencer.

    • B. 

      It says that a left turn onto Interstate 49 North will lead to Route 9 in Spencer.

    • C. 

      It tells you that you are on Route 9 but that you should turn left if you want to get onto Mass. Route 49 North.

    • D. 

      It tells you that you are on Mass. Route 49 North but that you should turn left if you want to be on Route 9.

  • 254. 
    This sign informs motorists of the location of a....
    • A. 

      Hotel

    • B. 

      Helicopter landing pad

    • C. 

      Hospital

    • D. 

      Rest area

  • 255. 
    Who has the right of way at an intersection where every direction has a stop sign?
    • A. 

      The cars turning left

    • B. 

      The first car to arrive at the intersection

    • C. 

      They all have the right of way equally

    • D. 

      Whoever is waved through by another driver

  • 256. 
    When you approach a work zone with a police officer or a civilian flagger present, you MUST...
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Turn around and find an alternate route

    • C. 

      Slow down and follow the directions of the police or flagger

    • D. 

      Continue to obey traffic lights/signs and ignore the flagger /police

  • 257. 
    If the red and white gate is lowered at a railroad crossing, and/or if the lights are flashing and/or bells are ringing, you MUST stop at least _____ before the light post or gate and remain stopped until the lights stop flashing and the gate is raised.
    • A. 

      5 feet

    • B. 

      10 feet

    • C. 

      15 feet

    • D. 

      2 yards

  • 258. 
    If you are at a railroad crossing and the gate is down and/or the lights are flashing, BUT you do not see or hear a train coming, you should...
    • A. 

      Drive around the lowered gate

    • B. 

      Try to manually lift the lowered gate

    • C. 

      Assume their is no train coming and cross the tracks if it looks safe

    • D. 

      Stop and wait until the gate is raised and lights stop flashing

  • 259. 
    Except in an emergency, unless you are turning, exiting a highway, or changing lanes, you must always...
    • A. 

      Stay between the lines marking your lane

    • B. 

      Stay to the right of the lines marking your lane

    • C. 

      Stay to the left of the lines marking your lane

    • D. 

      Ignore the lines marking your lane

  • 260. 
    White lane lines separate lanes of traffic moving in _____ direction(s).
    • A. 

      The same

    • B. 

      Opposite

    • C. 

      Multiple

    • D. 

      Random

  • 261. 
    A single white line painted on the road normally indicates:
    • A. 

      The left edge of the pavement on a road/ramp

    • B. 

      The right edge of the pavement on a road/ramp

    • C. 

      Both the left and right edges of the pavement

    • D. 

      The center of your lane

  • 262. 
    A broken (dashed) white line that separates two lanes of traffic indicates:
    • A. 

      Traffic flows the same direction on both sides; lane changes are allowed

    • B. 

      Traffic flows the same direction on both sides; lane changes are NOT allowed

    • C. 

      Traffic flows opposite directions; passing is allowed

    • D. 

      Traffic flows opposite directions; passing is NOT allowed

  • 263. 
    A solid white line (or double line) that separates lanes of traffic indicates:
    • A. 

      Traffic flows the same direction on both sides; lane changes are allowed

    • B. 

      Traffic flows the same direction on both sides; lane changes are NOT allowed

    • C. 

      Traffic flows opposite directions; passing is allowed

    • D. 

      Traffic flows opposite directions; passing is NOT allowed

  • 264. 
    Yellow lane lines separate traffic moving in _____ direction(s).
    • A. 

      The same

    • B. 

      Opposite

    • C. 

      Multiple

    • D. 

      Random

  • 265. 
    Single yellow line may mark the ____ edge of the pavement on divided highways, one-way streets, and highway ramps. 
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Both left and right

    • D. 

      Soft shoulder

  • 266. 
    A broken (dashed) yellow line separating lanes of traffic indicates:
    • A. 

      Traffic flows in the same direction on both sides; lane changes are allowed

    • B. 

      Traffic flows in the same direction on both sides; lane changes are NOT allowed

    • C. 

      Traffic flows in opposite directions; passing is allowed when it is safe to do so

    • D. 

      Traffic flows in opposite directions; passing is NOT allowed even when it appears safe to do so

  • 267. 
    A solid double yellow line that separates lanes of traffic indicates:
    • A. 

      Traffic flows the same direction on both sides; lane changes are allowed

    • B. 

      Traffic flows the same direction on both sides; lane changes are NOT allowed

    • C. 

      Traffic flows in opposite directions; passing is allowed when it is safe to do so

    • D. 

      Traffic flows in opposite directions; passing is NOT allowed even when it appears safe to do so

  • 268. 
    A double yellow line in which one is solid and the other is broken (dashed) is used to separate lanes of traffic that...
    • A. 

      Flow the same direction; lane changes are allowed

    • B. 

      Flow opposite directions; passing is allowed from either side

    • C. 

      Flow opposite directions; passing is allowed from the side on which the line is broken (dashed) only

    • D. 

      Flow opposite directions; passing is allowed from the side on which the line is solid only

  • 269. 
    Do not cross a solid double yellow line EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      When turning left, and only when it is safe to do so

    • B. 

      When pulling over for an emergency vehicle

    • C. 

      When passing another vehicle, and only when it is safe to do so

    • D. 

      There are no exceptions

  • 270. 
    White diamonds painted in a lane of traffic indicate:
    • A. 

      You must slow down.

    • B. 

      You are approaching a toll booth.

    • C. 

      The lane is restricted to certain types of vehicles, such as buses, high-occupancy vehicles (HOV), or bicycles.

    • D. 

      The lane is about to end.

  • 271. 
    When you are required to stop by a sign or light, you MUST stop...
    • A. 

      Behind the crosswalk if there is one

    • B. 

      Behind the white stop line if there is one

    • C. 

      Before the point at which you would be interfering with the flow of traffic on the cross-street

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 272. 
    Which of the following situations require you to use directional signals?
    • A. 

      Turning left or right and changing lanes

    • B. 

      Entering or exiting the highway

    • C. 

      Pulling to the curb or back into traffic from the side of the road

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 273. 
    Any time you want to turn, merge, join traffic from a stopped position, or change lanes, you MUST...
    • A. 

      Check your mirrors

    • B. 

      Signal your intent to move

    • C. 

      Check the blind spots over your shoulders

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 274. 
    A driver, motorcyclist, or bicyclist whose arm is fully extended to the left is signaling...
    • A. 

      A left turn

    • B. 

      A right turn

    • C. 

      Slowing down/stopping

    • D. 

      For you to pass him/her

  • 275. 
    A driver, motorcycle rider, or bicyclist whose arm is extended to the left and then bent at the elbow so that her/his fingers point upwards is signaling...
    • A. 

      A left turn

    • B. 

      A right turn

    • C. 

      Slowing down/stopping

    • D. 

      For you to pass him/her

  • 276. 
    A driver, motorcyclist, or bike rider whose arm is extended toward the ground on the left is signaling...
    • A. 

      A left turn

    • B. 

      A right turn

    • C. 

      Slowing down/stopping

    • D. 

      For you to pass him/her

  • 277. 
    On roadways with two or more lanes in your travel direction, use the right lane for driving unless...
    • A. 

      You are passing another vehicle

    • B. 

      You are planning to make a left turn

    • C. 

      The right lane is blocked

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 278. 
    As you approach an urban intersection, the white lane lines will change from broken (dashed) to solid. This is a reminder that...
    • A. 

      It is illegal and dangerous to change lanes in an intersection

    • B. 

      It is required that you stop before entering the intersection

    • C. 

      It is required that you continue going straight; no turns allowed

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 279. 
    If you come to a curve in the road and cannot see very far ahead, or if your visibility drops because of hilly roads, you should... 
    • A. 

      Keep to the right

    • B. 

      Slow down

    • C. 

      Use caution until your visibility returns

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 280. 
    Which of the following may motorcycle riders NOT do?
    • A. 

      Riding along pavement lines between lanes of traffic

    • B. 

      Riding more than two abreast

    • C. 

      Traveling on highways or expressways except if the motorcycle is capable of riding at minimum posted speeds

    • D. 

      All of the above are prohibited.

  • 281. 
    When merging onto the expressway, which driver has the right of way?
    • A. 

      If the ramp is on the right, then the driver on the ramp has the right of way.

    • B. 

      If the ramp is on the left, then the driver on the ramp has the right of way.

    • C. 

      The drivers on the expressway already have the right of way

    • D. 

      All drivers equally share the right of way

  • 282. 
    As you approach and enter a highway travel lane from an on-ramp, you should...
    • A. 

      Adjust your speed to match that of the vehicles on the highway already

    • B. 

      Always slow down and be prepared to stop

    • C. 

      Claim the right of way by speeding up and making highway drivers adjust their speed to yours

    • D. 

      Always stop before entering from a ramp

  • 283. 
    If you miss your exit on the expressway, you should NOT...
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Back up

    • C. 

      Turn around

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 284. 
    Before you exit an expressway, you MUST signal your intent to exit. You should signal at least _____ before reaching the ramp.
    • A. 

      100 feet

    • B. 

      200 feet

    • C. 

      300 feet

    • D. 

      400 feet

    • E. 

      500 feet

  • 285. 
    If you are traveling on an expressway with three or more lanes in the same direction, then you should use the lanes in this way:
    • A. 

      Right-most lane for slower-moving through traffic; middle lanes for faster-moving through traffic; left-most lane for trucks only.

    • B. 

      Right-most lane for slower-moving through traffic; middle lanes for faster-moving through traffic; left-most lane for passing.

    • C. 

      Right-most lane for passing; middle lanes for faster-moving through traffic; left-most lane for trucks only.

    • D. 

      Right-most lane for slower-moving through traffic; middle lanes for faster-moving through traffic and passing for trucks; left-most lane for buses and emergency vehicles only.

  • 286. 
    When making a lane change, it is necessary to look over your shoulder in the direction to which you plan to move in order to check:
    • A. 

      Your blind spot

    • B. 

      Your back seat passenger

    • C. 

      Your lane drift

    • D. 

      That you are centered in your lane

  • 287. 
    You should not weave in and out of traffic EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      In heavy traffic

    • B. 

      In light traffic

    • C. 

      If you are riding a motorcycle

    • D. 

      If you are speeding

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 288. 
    After driving for a long period of time, especially on long stretches of unstimulating road conditions, you may feel drowsy and begin to daydream and/or enter into "microsleep" during which you are not fully attentive to your driving. This state is often called...
    • A. 

      OUI-sleepiness

    • B. 

      Distracted endangerment: drowsiness (DED)

    • C. 

      Sleep driving

    • D. 

      Highway Hypnosis

  • 289. 
    Which of the following is illegal at an intersection?
    • A. 

      Turning left

    • B. 

      Making a U-turn

    • C. 

      Parking more than 20 feet from the intersection

    • D. 

      Blocking the intersection with your vehicle

  • 290. 
    You may NOT enter an intersection or drive across a crosswalk UNLESS...
    • A. 

      There is enough room for you to drive safely through to the other side

    • B. 

      You are going straight across the intersection

    • C. 

      You stop before entering

    • D. 

      You are planning to turn

  • 291. 
    You must signal a turn at least...
    • A. 

      50 feet beforehand; 150 feet beforehand on a highway

    • B. 

      100 feet beforehand; 500 feet beforehand on a highway

    • C. 

      150 feet beforehand; 350 feet beforehand on a highway

    • D. 

      500 feet beforehand; 1500 feet beforehand on a highway

  • 292. 
    It is best, when making a turn, to...
    • A. 

      Signal before you apply your brakes

    • B. 

      Apply your brakes before you signal

    • C. 

      Apply your brakes and your signal at the same time

    • D. 

      Begin signaling as you make the turn

  • 293. 
    Under what conditions may drivers make a right on red?
    • A. 

      After making a full stop

    • B. 

      After yielding the right of way to other drivers and pedestrians

    • C. 

      Only if there is not a "NO TURN ON RED" sign

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      You may never turn right on red. You must wait for the green light.

  • 294. 
    In which of the following situations should you NOT attempt a U-turn?
    • A. 

      When there is not enough room to complete the turn in one motion

    • B. 

      At the crest of a hill

    • C. 

      Near a curve

    • D. 

      At any point where you cannot see, or be seen from, 500 feet away

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 295. 
    Which of the following conditions should be met before attempting a three-point turn?
    • A. 

      There should be good visibility and traffic should be light.

    • B. 

      There should be no public driveways nearby, which you could use to turn around in.

    • C. 

      The turn must be legal and there should be no other options.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only A and C

  • 296. 
    Right-of-way rules are...
    • A. 

      Rights concerning driving

    • B. 

      Guidance on deciding how to handle traffic situations that are not determined entirely by signs and signals

    • C. 

      Absolute rules for handling intersections and merges

    • D. 

      Something you should always claim and not give

  • 297. 
    This group of roadway users always has the right-of-way:
    • A. 

      Trucks

    • B. 

      Drivers who are not turning

    • C. 

      Pedestrians

    • D. 

      School buses

  • 298. 
    When a blind/visually impaired person attempts to cross the street, drivers MUST...
    • A. 

      Slow down

    • B. 

      Stop only if the person is in their lane

    • C. 

      Make a full stop and remain stopped until the person has safely crossed

    • D. 

      There is no rule about this.

  • 299. 
    At an uncontrolled intersection, not controlled by signs or signals, you MUST...
    • A. 

      Yield the right-of-way to any vehicle entering or approaching from your right

    • B. 

      Yield the right-of-way to any vehicle entering or approaching from your left

    • C. 

      Yield only if you are planning to turn

    • D. 

      Yield only if you are not turning right

  • 300. 
    At an intersection that is controlled by stop signs in all directions, you MUST...
    • A. 

      Yield the right-of-way to cars on your left

    • B. 

      Yield the right-of-way only if you plan on turning

    • C. 

      Yield to any car that has already come to a full stop, having arrived before you

    • D. 

      Yield to any car that arrived at the intersection at the same time as you and is on your right

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 301. 
        A center lane between the two directions of traffic                                                                   is for...
    • A. 

      Fire trucks only -- it is a fire lane used when fighting fires in tall buildings

    • B. 

      Passing -- this is a passing lane for anyone's use

    • C. 

      Turning left -- but watch out, both directions can use it!

    • D. 

      Buses and trucks only