Driver's Ed

1. The natural laws include the law of (1 point)
speed limits.
gravity***
railroad crossings.
yielding.
2. Which of the following should determine whether you need to speed up or slow down? (1 point)
how quickly you need to get somewhere
how far above the speed limit you are traveling
location of other vehicles in traffic***
time of day
3. Which of the following determines the total stopping distance of a vehicle? (1 point)
human-perception time, human-reaction time, and vehicle-stopping time
human-reaction distance, braking distance, and stopping time
human perception distance, human-reaction time, and braking distance
human-perception distance, human-reaction distance, and vehicle-braking distance***
4. You can raise a car's center of gravity by (1 point)
putting more people in it
filling the trunk.
loading a roof rack with items.***
driving faster.
5. When driving on a crowned road, you can gain more control of your vehicle by (1 point)
pulling the steering wheel to the left.
pulling the steering wheel to the right.
slowing down and steering slightly toward the center of the highway***
driving in the middle of the road.
6. In addition to weather and the road surface, the quality of the _____can have an effect on traction. (1 point)
engine
drive shaft
steering wheel
suspension***
7. Smaller cars with lower centers of gravity are (1 point)
more stable than cars with higher centers of gravity***
less stable than cars with higher centers of gravity.
the same as any other car.
none of the above.

Can someone help me check this?

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  1. I agree with all of your answers except for 4. Check your book again for center of gravity.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. I checked my text, it states that it can affect the center of gravity. I have some more to have checked.

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  3. 8. A car moving at 60 mph will take ______ seconds to come to a complete stop. (1 point)
    1 to 3
    4 to 6***
    8 to 10
    10 to 15
    9. Doubling your speed multiplies your braking distance by __________ times. (1 point)
    two
    three**
    four
    eight
    10. Your ability to see is diminished at night and just as much (1 point)
    at midday.
    at sunrise***
    during the afternoon.
    in winter.
    11. It is acceptable to use your high beams (1 point)
    on a very dark road with no traffic around***
    when other vehicles are around.
    in the city.
    on divided highways with traffic coming the opposite direction.
    12. The best way to reduce risk in icy conditions is to (1 point)
    salt the road before you drive.
    keep your headlights on low beam****
    postpone driving until the weather clears.
    drive slowly and stay close to other vehicles.
    13. When approaching a large vehicle on a slush-covered roadway, you should (1 point)
    hurry past it.
    turn on your windshield wipers before you meet.
    stay behind it***
    flash your high beams.
    14. During a rainfall, roads are slickest (1 point)
    for the first minute.
    in the first 10-15 minutes.
    after 30 minutes.
    from 45-60 minutes***

    How about these?

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  4. 9 -- I don't know

    12 and 14 -- I think are wrong.

    The others are correct.

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    Ms. Sue
  5. I think #12 is actually C and #14 might be B. Also, I can't find the solution to #9 for some reason.

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  6. 15. ______ occurs when a vehicle's tires completely lose contact with the road and move on a thin film of water. (1 point)
    Surfacing
    Sliding
    Adhesion
    Hydroplaning***
    16. If you get caught driving in a hail storm, the best place to pull to safety is (1 point)
    in a ditch.
    on a bridge.
    under an overpass***
    in a field.
    17. To help manage visibility in foggy conditions, you should use your vehicle's (1 point)
    high beams, wipers, and gearshift.
    low beams, wipers, and gearshift.
    high beams, wipers, and defogger.
    low beams, wipers, and defogger***
    18. While driving during dusk and dawn you should use your (1 point)
    parking lights.
    headlights***
    headlights.
    brake lights.
    19. When driving in fog, you should drive with your (1 point)
    low beams on***
    foot covering the brake.
    foot covering the brake.
    high beams on.
    20. Which of the following weather conditions causes wide areas of glare due to the reflecting sun? (1 point)
    snow and ice***
    fog and rain
    haze and humidity
    cold and heat
    21. To reduce glare, make sure your vehicle's _____________ is/are clean. (1 point)
    windshield***
    side windows
    headlights
    rearview mirror
    22. The natural force at work on your vehicle while driving on hills is (1 point)
    inertia.
    momentum.
    gravity***
    kinetic energy
    23. When driving downhill in a vehicle with a manual transmission, you may want to (1 point)
    upshift.
    downshift***
    shift to neutral.
    not change gears.

    What about these?

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  7. Great! I think all of your answers from 15 through 23 are right!

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    Ms. Sue
  8. Okay, great! Thanks!! :-)

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  9. You're welcome. :-)

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    Ms. Sue
  10. When driving, one way to manage the effects of inertia is to

    have good tire tread.

    wear your seat belts.

    put loose objects in the back seat.

    have your brakes checked.
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    QUESTION 25

    When your vehicle skids, you lose control of its

    direction and speed.

    braking.

    suspension.

    acceleration.
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    QUESTION 26

    A vehicle skid usually means you

    weren't paying attention.

    were too close to the vehicle in front of yours.

    tried to change speed and/or direction too quickly.

    didn't inflate the tires to the correct pressure.
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    QUESTION 27

    When your vehicle skids, you should not

    look in the direction you want the vehicle to go.

    respond quickly.

    make steering corrections.

    brake.
    2 points Save Answer
    QUESTION 28

    High beams should not be used in bad weather because they

    illuminate more of the road.

    help other drivers.

    reflect light back at you.

    use too much energy.
    2 points Save Answer
    QUESTION 29

    The single most important factor in maintaining vehicle control is

    obeying posted speed limits.

    traction.

    the kind of road surface you are driving on.

    proper steering and braking.
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    QUESTION 30

    In any driving environment, the best thing you can do is

    drive at a safe speed.

    trust your reflexes to get you out of any trouble.

    keep one foot covering the brake at all times.

    accelerate out of trouble.
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    QUESTION 31

    Steam or smoke rising from the engine can indicate

    a broken timing belt.

    that your tires are over inflated.

    that your engine has overheated.

    low oil pressure.
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    QUESTION 32

    If you experience sudden brake failure while driving,

    cover the brake pedal.

    rapidly pump the brake pedal.

    hold the brake pedal halfway down.

    hold the brake pedal all the way down.
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    QUESTION 33

    If you experience a blowout, it is important not to

    keep a firm grip on the steering wheel.

    release the accelerator.

    turn on the heater.

    brake.
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    QUESTION 34

    If your vehicle breaks down on a highway, your first goal is to

    alert other traffic.

    get the vehicle safely off the roadway.

    raise the hood.

    turn on your flashers.
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    QUESTION 35

    Engine fires are usually caused by

    a cooling problem.

    an electrical problem.

    oil.

    a broken belt.

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