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So you think you're ready to get your driver's license, huh? Don't be so sure! To help you prepare, here's a quick quiz that will test your recognition of different road signs, simple rules of the road, and dos and don't of driving! See how many you get right and figure out if you're really prepared to hit the road! Good luck!

• 1.

### What does this sign mean?

• A.

Slippery when wet

• B.

Narrow bridge

• C.

• D.

Explanation
The sign "Slippery when wet" indicates that the road surface may become slippery and dangerous when it is wet. However, the correct answer "Uneven road" suggests that the road ahead is not level and may have irregularities or bumps. This sign is used to warn drivers to be cautious and reduce their speed to ensure a safe and smooth ride on the uneven road surface.

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• 2.

### The risk of death is __________ times greater if you are thrown from a vehicle than if you remain in the vehicle during a crash.

• A.

Two

• B.

Three

• C.

Four

• D.

Five

D. Five
Explanation
Five. This is why you must ALWAYS wear a seatbelt while in a car!

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• 3.

### When driving faster than other cars on a highway, which lane should you use?

• A.

Right lane

• B.

Left lane

• C.

Shoulder

• D.

Any lane

B. Left lane
Explanation
When driving faster than other cars on a highway, it is recommended to use the left lane. The left lane is typically designated as the passing lane or the fast lane, allowing for smoother flow of traffic. This lane is intended for drivers who are traveling at higher speeds, while the right lane is generally used for slower-moving vehicles or for merging onto and exiting the highway. Using the left lane when driving faster helps maintain a safe and efficient traffic flow on the highway.

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• 4.

### You should always yield to the traffic on your left when entering a roundabout.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When entering a roundabout, it is important to yield to the traffic on your left. This is because vehicles already in the roundabout have the right of way, and yielding to them ensures a smooth flow of traffic. By giving way to the traffic on your left, you can avoid potential accidents and maintain the proper order within the roundabout. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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• 5.

### If the light is green but there is significant traffic still in the intersection, what should you do?

• A.

Enter the intersection and wait to go

• B.

Wait until traffic clears and then enter the intersection

• C.

Try to go around the intersection

• D.

Do not go until the light turns green the next time

B. Wait until traffic clears and then enter the intersection
Explanation
If the light is green but there is significant traffic still in the intersection, it is important to wait until the traffic clears before entering the intersection. This is the safest option as it allows for a smooth flow of traffic and reduces the risk of accidents or collisions. Trying to go around the intersection or not going until the light turns green the next time can be dangerous and may violate traffic rules. Therefore, it is best to exercise patience and wait for the traffic to clear before proceeding.

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• 6.

### What is the most effective way to avoid getting in to a car accident?

• A.

Leave an appropriate amount of space between your car and the car in front of you

• B.

Wear a seatbelt at all time

• C.

Always drive 5-10 miles per hour slower than the speed limit

• D.

A. Leave an appropriate amount of space between your car and the car in front of you
Explanation
Leave space between the car in front of you and your own car. And of course, always wear a seatbelt.

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• 7.

### When driving in a roundabout, the traffic rules are different than when driving through a normal intersection.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The rules are the same whether your drive in an intersection or a roundabout.

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• 8.

• A.

People walking

• B.

• C.

School crossing

• D.

C. School crossing
Explanation
This sign indicates that there is a school crossing ahead. This means that there is a designated area where students cross the road to get to or from school. Drivers should be cautious and aware of the potential presence of children in this area, and should slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary. This sign is used to alert drivers to the potential danger and remind them to exercise caution in order to ensure the safety of the students.

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• 9.

### When law enforcement is instructing you to drive through a red light, what should you do?

• A.

Drive through the red light

• B.

Pull over immediately

• C.

Wait for the light to turn green then go

• D.

Do not ignore the traffic signal

A. Drive through the red light
Explanation
In general, it is illegal to drive through a red light. However, if law enforcement instructs you to do so, it means that they have a valid reason for doing so, such as pursuing a suspect or responding to an emergency. In these situations, it is important to follow the instructions of law enforcement to ensure public safety.

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• 10.

### What does a flashing yellow light mean?

• A.

Stop

• B.

Proceed with caution

• C.

Pedestrian crossing

• D.

Fire station

B. Proceed with caution
Explanation
A flashing yellow light indicates that drivers should proceed with caution. It serves as a warning to drivers to be alert and prepared to slow down or stop if necessary. This type of signal is often used at intersections where there may be potential hazards or situations that require extra attention, such as when merging with traffic or approaching a pedestrian crossing. It is important for drivers to remain aware of their surroundings and proceed carefully when encountering a flashing yellow light.

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