Chicago Taxi Aug.2013 - Rules & Regulation

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Chicago Taxi Exam Quizzes & Trivia

Rules & Regulation questions from the final exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A driver may negotiate a fare or flat rate lower than the metered rate before beginning a trip, but what would be the requirement ?
    • A. 

      The trip must be estimated to exceed 10 miles and use the meter

    • B. 

      The trip must be within the city limits

    • C. 

      The trip must be estimated to exceed 5 miles and the meter is used

    • D. 

      The trip is estimated to be less than 5 miles and the meter is not used

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the meter rate for a fare from Midway Airport to Oak Brook ?
    • A. 

      Straight meter

    • B. 

      Meter and a half

    • C. 

      Double meter

    • D. 

      Straight meter to the city limits, then meter and a half

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A driver found guilty to have refused a fare on the grounds that he/she did not know how to reach the passenger’s destination, the driver , for the first offence …
    • A. 

      May be fined

    • B. 

      May re-take the Public Chauffeur Training Course

    • C. 

      May be suspended

    • D. 

      May retake the licensing exam

    • E. 

      1 & 2 and 3 are correct

  • 4. 
    At the airports, what is the shared ride waiting period ?
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      15 minutes

    • D. 

      Until you have at least 3 passengers

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    At the discretion of the Commissioner, an applicant may be denied renewal of a chauffeur license if the applicant has within the twelve months preceding his/her renewal application date, received _______ or more complaints and/or citation of abusive behavior and/or unsafe driving.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 6. 
    Gus is a new driver and has only driven for a short time. Some of the old-timers tell him that he  should “steer” customers to location that pay the driver $5.00 per customer brought to the business. What should he do ?
    • A. 

      Gus should do it because time are tough and he needs the money

    • B. 

      It’s OK as long as it is a type of business that the customers are looking for and they don’t complain

    • C. 

      He should not do it because City of Chicago says no, soliciting patronage is not permitted

    • D. 

      Answers 1 & 2 are correct

    • E. 

      None of the answers are correct

  • 7. 
    You have leased a taxi equipped with a two way radio. You discover that the radio is not functioning . What should you do ?
    • A. 

      Take the taxi out because you need to make money for the lease

    • B. 

      Call the cab company and tell that you are going to use your cell phone for communication

    • C. 

      Return the cab right away

    • D. 

      Only use the cab for fares to or from the airports

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following do not have designated boundaries  or zones ?
    • A. 

      Jitney service

    • B. 

      Short trips

    • C. 

      Group rides

    • D. 

      Short trip and jitney service

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Public chauffeur shall activate the meter whenever the vehicle is engaged for hire. What are the exception to this rule ?
    • A. 

      Jitney rides

    • B. 

      Shared rides

    • C. 

      When the customer ask for an unmetered ride

    • D. 

      No exception

    • E. 

      1 & 2 are correct

  • 10. 
    A chauffeur being found guilty of repeated  and/or Aggravated  Offence shall be subject to …
    • A. 

      A $200.00 fine

    • B. 

      A fine up to $750

    • C. 

      License suspension up to 29 days

    • D. 

      Revocation of chauffeur license

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    When arriving without passenger at O’Hare International Airport , where does a taxi cab driver proceed  first ?
    • A. 

      Upper level starter gate

    • B. 

      Lower level starter gate

    • C. 

      Police officer directing traffic

    • D. 

      Taxi cab staging area

    • E. 

      Bessie Coleman Memorial Drive

  • 12. 
    A lessee can sub-lease his/her vehicle during the time period for which  he/she has it leased with …
    • A. 

      The permission of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection

    • B. 

      The permission from the lessor

    • C. 

      Written permission from the lessee

    • D. 

      Written permission from the lessor and the lessee

    • E. 

      You cannot sub-lease your vehicle

  • 13. 
    What is the southern boundary for a short trip from Midway Airport ?
    • A. 

      79th street

    • B. 

      95th street

    • C. 

      87th street

    • D. 

      103rd street

    • E. 

      111th street

  • 14. 
    When operating a taxi cab a driver can use his cell phone …
    • A. 

      When he/she does not have a passenger in the vehicle

    • B. 

      Only when his/her cell phone is getting income calls

    • C. 

      Only when he/she used a hand free device

    • D. 

      Only when necessary

    • E. 

      Use of a cell phone while operating a taxi is a violation of the rules

  • 15. 
    A person  may not apply for, or renew a chauffeur’s  license  if they have been convicted of a felony or any  other offense that by statue or ordinance would not allow the issuance of a license. No license will be renewed or issued if less than ________ has elapsed from the time discharge of any sentence imposed.
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      4 years

    • E. 

      5 years

  • 16. 
    A taxi cab chauffeur shall take the most _______ to the passenger’s destination.
    • A. 

      Expensive route

    • B. 

      Scenic route

    • C. 

      Direct route unless specifically directed by the passenger

    • D. 

      Direct route

    • E. 

      Likely to have less traffic

  • 17. 
    A lessee (driver) can not be required by the lessor to lease for more that a ______ period of time .
    • A. 

      720 hours

    • B. 

      168 hours

    • C. 

      72 hours

    • D. 

      40 hours

    • E. 

      24 hours

  • 18. 
    What is the eastern boundary for a short trip from Midway Airport ?
    • A. 

      Western Ave.

    • B. 

      Loomis St.

    • C. 

      Cermak Rd.

    • D. 

      Ashland Ave.

    • E. 

      Damen Ave.

  • 19. 
    When a passenger request a receipt for the cab fare, the chauffeur will …
    • A. 

      Hand write a receipt on note book paper

    • B. 

      Sign the passenger travel expense log

    • C. 

      Give the passenger a fully completed receipt from the meter

    • D. 

      Receipt written on the back of the cab company’s business card

    • E. 

      What ever the passenger wants

  • 20. 
    What is the northern boundary for a short trip from Midway Airport ?
    • A. 

      47th street

    • B. 

      Pershing Road

    • C. 

      31st street

    • D. 

      Cermak Road

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Taxi cab operating at the airports must be equipped with …
    • A. 

      GPS device

    • B. 

      Spare tire

    • C. 

      A device to accept credit cards

    • D. 

      Cell phone power ports

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Regarding  the requirement for servicing underserved areas, a driver must respond to request for service in these areas at least _______ during each 24 hour or less ________ period, or at least 7 times during a _________.
    • A. 

      Twice, time, year

    • B. 

      Twice, lunch, month

    • C. 

      Once, lease, weekly lease

    • D. 

      Once, day, lease

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    No chauffeur can renew his/her license until he/she produces proof  that they successfully completed a Public Chauffeur Continuing Education Course. This course must have been completed within the last …
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      2 years

    • E. 

      Within the driver’s life time

  • 24. 
    As a professional driver from the list below what should you always incorporate into your  everyday way of doing business ?
    • A. 

      Greet and maintain eye contact with each customer as they enter the cab

    • B. 

      Never leave from the pickup point if the customer will not give information to where the destination is

    • C. 

      Always make sure the cab is checked for left items, at least ask the customer to check for their belongings before they exit the cab

    • D. 

      Let the customer know that you know what you are doing, you are o professional and know the route to be taken and how much the fare will be at all time

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Natasha told a customer that she did not know where the desired destination was or how to get there. She told the passenger to take another cab.  Is there a problem here ?
    • A. 

      No, she was honest and did not activate the meter

    • B. 

      No, as long as it did not occur during normal business days or hours

    • C. 

      Yes, Natasha is in the area of refusal of service. Not knowing a location or how to drive there is not a reason not to serve the public

    • D. 

      No, as long the passenger does not complain

    • E. 

      None of the above is correct

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