Ntzb Driver Education Weeks 5, 6, 7, And 8 Exam

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 142

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Driver Quizzes & Trivia

Exam includes questions on defensive driving, sharing the roadway, highways and expressways, merging procedures, and city/rural driving. This test is 50 questions each worth two points each. They will be multiple choice and true/false. MAKE SURE YOU PUT YOUR FULL NAME UNDER "YOUR NAME"! If you do not put your name down, you will not get credit!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the five key parts of defensive driving?
    • A. 

      Knowledge, Anticipation, Alertness, Preparation, and Judgment

    • B. 

      Knowledge, Alertness, Preparation, Awareness, and Good Judgment

    • C. 

      Knowledge, Preparation, Awareness, Anticipation, and Good Judgment

    • D. 

      Knowledge, Preparation, Decisiveness, Anticipation, and Good Judgment

  • 2. 
    What are the two things that must be managed when being a defensive driver?
    • A. 

      Space and speed

    • B. 

      Space and distance

    • C. 

      Time and space

    • D. 

      Time and distance

  • 3. 
    What is the definition of following distance?
    • A. 

      The space between you and the other cars.

    • B. 

      The distance between you and the cars around you.

    • C. 

      The distance between you and the car behind you.

    • D. 

      The distance between you and the driver ahead of you.

  • 4. 
    How fast would a driver be traveling at when you have 5 seconds between you and the front car?
    • A. 

      35 mph

    • B. 

      45 mph

    • C. 

      55 mph

    • D. 

      65 mph

  • 5. 
    The following are all reasons why a driver would want more time between themselves and the car ahead of them EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      They are behind a careless driver.

    • B. 

      They are unfamiliar with the road they are on.

    • C. 

      They are driving behind a motorcycle, semi-truck, or any other large vehicle.

    • D. 

      Their tire traction is good.

  • 6. 
    How much time should a driver add when road conditions are not very good?
    • A. 

      1-2 seconds

    • B. 

      2-3 seconds

    • C. 

      3-4 seconds

    • D. 

      4-5 seconds

  • 7. 
    Typically, how big should a driver's space cushion be?
    • A. 

      2 cars wide

    • B. 

      1 car wide

    • C. 

      1/2 a car wide

    • D. 

      It depends on how fast the driver is going

  • 8. 
    When a driver wants to let others know what they are intending to do on the road, they should:
    • A. 

      Use hand signals.

    • B. 

      Use eye contact with other drivers.

    • C. 

      Flash lights and use turn signals.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    The steps to the Smith system are: aim high in steering, get the big picture, keep your eyes moving, ______________________________, and make sure they see you.
    • A. 

      Leave yourself an "out"

    • B. 

      Be prepared for the worst

    • C. 

      Stay at "9 and 3"

    • D. 

      Anticipate and avoid

  • 10. 
    What does IPDE stand for?
    • A. 

      Identify, Predict, Decipher, and Evaluate

    • B. 

      Identify, Prepare, Decide, and Execute

    • C. 

      Identify, Predict, Decide, and Execute

    • D. 

      Identify, Predict, Decide, and Evaluate

  • 11. 
    The following are all major parties or users of roadway EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Pedestrians

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Bicyclists

    • D. 

      Motorcyclists

  • 12. 
    How often does a collision involving a pedestrian occur everyday in the United States?
    • A. 

      Every 18 seconds

    • B. 

      Every 108 seconds

    • C. 

      Every 28 seconds

    • D. 

      Every 8 seconds

  • 13. 
    Why do most accidents involving pedestrians usually occur?
    • A. 

      Due to the driver not seeing the pedestrian.

    • B. 

      Due to the driver not seeing the crosswalk.

    • C. 

      Due to the pedestrian not seeing the driver.

    • D. 

      Due to the pedestrian not obeying the road laws.

  • 14. 
    Bicyclists have to follow the same rules of the road as other drivers and should travel in:Hint: Choose the BEST answer
    • A. 

      The same direction of traffic.

    • B. 

      The opposite direction of traffic.

    • C. 

      The left section of traffic.

    • D. 

      The bike lane in the same direction of traffic.

  • 15. 
    When should a driver stop during a school bus stop?
    • A. 

      When the yellow lights are flashing.

    • B. 

      When the red lights are flashing.

    • C. 

      When the STOP arm is out.

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 16. 
    What is the definition of the “no zone”?
    • A. 

      They are the spots where a truck driver can't see a vehicle.

    • B. 

      They are the spots where a driver can't see a truck driver.

    • C. 

      They are the spots where a truck driver can see a vehicle.

    • D. 

      They are the spots where a truck driver can't see a larger vehicles.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the best description of a slow moving vehicle sign?
    • A. 

      An orange circle with red letters.

    • B. 

      A red triangle with white lettering.

    • C. 

      A yellow circle with black writing.

    • D. 

      An orange triangle with the corners cut off.

  • 18. 
    What is the main difference between a state highway and a US highway?
    • A. 

      State highways go through several different states and US highways are only found in one state.

    • B. 

      State highways only exist within a state and change numbers when crossing a border, whereas US highways keep the same number.

    • C. 

      State highways are non-controlled access, whereas US highways are controlled access.

    • D. 

      State highways will either have two or four lanes and US highways have up to six lanes.

  • 19. 
    Which option best describes an interstate highway?
    • A. 

      They are expressways that make up the largest controlled access freeway system between other states.

    • B. 

      They are controlled access highways only.

    • C. 

      They are highways that span several different states.

    • D. 

      They are made up of freeways and interchanges and are controlled access roads only.

  • 20. 
    What is the main difference between a controlled-access and a non-controlled access highway?
    • A. 

      Controlled access highways have certain points where you can enter and exit the road, whereas you can enter and exit a non-controlled access highway at any time.

    • B. 

      Non-controlled access highways have certain points where you can enter and exit the road, whereas you can enter and exit a controlled access highway at any time.

    • C. 

      Controlled access highways are interstates whereas non-controlled access highways are state and US highways only.

    • D. 

      Controlled access highways have interchanges and express lanes whereas non-controlled access highways do not.

  • 21. 
    The three major factors that drivers need to be knowledgeable about when driving on a controlled-access highway are entering and exiting, navigating interchanges, and ___________.
    • A. 

      Traffic control

    • B. 

      Multiple lane usage

    • C. 

      Zone control maintenance

    • D. 

      Speed control

  • 22. 
    What is the driver supposed to be doing when they are in the acceleration lane?
    • A. 

      Have their turn signal on, be making headchecks, and matching the speed of traffic.

    • B. 

      Finding a hole to merge into.

    • C. 

      Turning on their signal, matching the speed of traffic, and merging into a hole in traffic.

    • D. 

      Be making headchecks and accelerating.

  • 23. 
    What should a driver NEVER do when in the merging area?
    • A. 

      Speed up to catch a gap.

    • B. 

      Slow down to fit into a large gap in traffic.

    • C. 

      Stop or slow down too much.

    • D. 

      Stop or try to fit in a gap that is too small.

  • 24. 
    Why are converging entrance/exit ramps dangerous for drivers?
    • A. 

      Because drivers are entering and exiting the highway at the same place.

    • B. 

      Because the ramps keep going to different expressways at the same time.

    • C. 

      Because drivers are constantly entering the expressway.

    • D. 

      Because drivers are having to merge and change lanes at the same time.

  • 25. 
    On a three lane highway, the far left lane should be used:
    • A. 

      For passing only.

    • B. 

      For general traffic flow.

    • C. 

      For slow moving or large vehicles.

    • D. 

      For drivers exiting or entering the highway.