Walking Well Quiz

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Walking Well Quiz

This quiz is all about what makes for safe and comfortable walking. It contains a mixture of questions about road safety, distance and even one about the weather. See how well you do and enter the draw to win a Macpac Traverse jacket worth $449. 95!


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  • 1. 
     The safest place to cross a road is:
    • A. 

      At a roundabout

    • B. 

      At a pedestrian crossing or with the green man at traffic lights

    • C. 

      Where cars are backed up in a traffic jam

    • D. 

      At the spot nearest to your destination

  • 2. 
     If you walked at an average pace from Wellington Hospital in Newtown to the bucket fountain in Cuba St, how long would it take and how many calories would you burn?
    • A. 

      15 minutes and 77 calories (one toffee pop)

    • B. 

      29 minutes and 154 calories (two toffee pops)

    • C. 

      42 minutes and 316 calories (four toffee pops)

  • 3. 
    Select the correct statement:
    • A. 

      Using a handheld mobile phone while driving has no effect on your driving ability

    • B. 

      Using a handheld mobile phone while driving is not as dangerous as driving at the legal alcohol limit

    • C. 

      Using a handheld mobile phone while driving makes you twice as likely to be involved in a crash.

    • D. 

      Using a handheld mobile phone while driving makes you four times more likely to be involved in a crash.

  • 4. 
    What is NOT one of the top three most frequent pedestrian factors contributing to a fatal crash
    • A. 

      Stepping out from behind a parked vehicle

    • B. 

      Wearing dark clothing

    • C. 

      Crossing heedless of traffic

    • D. 

      Visibly intoxicated

  • 5. 
     A flashing red man at a traffic light means:
    • A. 

      Break into a run from 20m back to cross the road at record speed

    • B. 

      Do not start to cross

    • C. 

      The light is broken

    • D. 

      People on skateboards can start to cross

  • 6. 
    If you're walking on a country road with no footpath you should:
    • A. 

      Walk on the left side of the road, in the same direction as the traffic is travelling and as far off the road as possible.

    • B. 

      Walking is prohibited on rural roads so you should not be walking there.

    • C. 

      Walk on the right side of the road, facing oncoming traffic and as far off the road as possible

  • 7. 
    Which best describes a pedestrian courtesy crossing shown below:
    • A. 

      Not official pedestrian crossings, but they do provide a place where drivers can stop safely to allow pedestrians to cross.

    • B. 

      Pedestrians have the right of way. Drivers are required to stop if a pedestrian is within 10 metres of the courtesy crossing.

    • C. 

      Courtesy crossings can be used by pedestrians but are designed for delivery vehicles dropping off goods. Pedestrians should be courteous to delivery vans when they are stopped at a courtesy crossing.

  • 8. 
    If you’re listening to music as you walk/run:
    • A. 

      Turn up the volume to drown out the traffic noise

    • B. 

      Take an ear out or keep the volume low so you remain alert to your surroundings

  • 9. 
    How many pedestrians are in this photo?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 10. 
    In 2009, how many work days in June was it raining in Wellington City between 7 and 9 am?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

  • 11. 
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