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Posted Date: 15 May 2008      Posted By:: Vellamji     Member Level: Gold    Member Rank: 859     Points: 1   Responses: 1




Where should you position your hands on the steering wheel?

Left hand at 11 o'clock and right hand at 1 o'clock.
Left hand at 9 o'clock and right hand at 3 o'clock.
Left hand at 10 o'clock and right hand at 2 o'clock.
B. and C. are both correct.
Answer: D


As you are driving, you should:

Keep to the right-hand side of the lane.
Keep to the left-hand side of the lane.
Keep to the center of the lane.
It depends on which lane you are in and the hazards that are around you.
Answer: D


When can you make a left turn at a red light?

Never.
When turning from a one-way street onto another one-way street.
When turning from a two-way street onto a one-way street.
B. and C. are correct.
Answer: B


When changing lanes you should:

Signal and then proceed.
Check your mirrors and your blind spot and then proceed.
Check your mirrors, signal, check your blind spot and then proceed.
Check your mirrors, signal and then proceed.
Answer: C


A two-way left turn lane in the center of the road means:

You can turn left or right from this lane.
You can pass other cars in this lane.
Cars traveling in both directions can turn left from this lane.
You can park in this lane.
Answer: C


A flashing red light means:

Stop, and wait for the light to turn green.
Stop, and proceed when it is safe to do so
Slow down to check for oncoming traffic and proceed when it is safe.
The flashing red light simply indicates an uncontrolled intersection.
Answer: B


A flashing green light means:

This is a pedestrian-controlled traffic light.
You can continue through the intersection as long as it's clear.
This light simply warns you that you are entering an intersection.
A. and B. are correct
Answer: D


A light with a steady green arrow pointing either left or right means:

You may turn in the direction of the arrow if the intersection is clear.
You must check for oncoming traffic before turning in the direction of the arrow.
Stop and proceed in the direction of the arrow with caution.
Drive straight through the intersection.
Answer: A


A light with a steady red cross above a lane of traffic means:

Proceed with caution
Begin moving out of this lane and into a lane with a steady green arrow.
You cannot drive in this lane.
Bus lane only.
Answer: C


A large diamond painted on the road in a particular lane means:

Bus lane only.
You cannot drive in this lane.
Reserved for buses and High Occupancy Vehicles (HOVs).
Crosswalk.
Answer: C

going up a hill you should:

Check for approaching cars and pass in the oncoming lane when it is safe.
Pass on the shoulder of the road.
Honk so that the driver knows you are there and can pull over for you.
Be patient and try to let your road rage subside
Answer: D


When approaching a stop sign where there is no stop line, sidewalk or crosswalk you should:

Stop 3 metres back from the intersection and inch up slowly.
Slow down and proceed with caution.
Stop just before you enter the intersection.
Stop only if pedestrians are waiting to cross.
Answer: B


When approaching a railway crossing you should:

Watch for warning lights that indicate an approaching train.
Watch for motorcycle riders and cyclists who may slip on the wet tracks.
Realize that trains always have the right of way.
All of the above.
Answer: D


How far away from a fire hydrant are you required to park?

10 metres.
6 metres.
5 metres.
3 metres.
Answer: C


How far away from a stop sign, traffic control signal or crosswalk are you required to park?

10 metres.
6 metres.
5 metres.
3 metres.
Answer: B


It is illegal to park:

On a sidewalk.
On a bridge or in a tunnel.
In a bicycle lane.
All of the above.
Answer: D


When parallel parking, you must be within how many centimeters from the curb?

50 cm.
30 cm.
5 cm.
It doesn't matter.
Answer: B


When is it a good idea to use hand signals in addition to a turn signal?

When changing lanes.
When turning a corner.
When pulling out from a line of parked vehicles.
When stopping.
Answer: C


When should you use your car’s signals?

When changing lanes.
When turning a corner.
When pulling out from a line of parked vehicles.
All of the above.
Answer: D


A sign depicting a green circle with a straight arrow pointing upwards inside it means:

Straight road ahead.
One lane ahead.
No turns - through only.
A. and C. are correct.
Answer: C


If you must stop suddenly in an emergency, you should:

Slam on the brakes and steer in the direction you want to go.
Pump the brakes and steer in the direction you want to go.
Hit the brakes hard, but not hard enough to lock the wheels, and steer in the direction you want to go.
Hit the brakes hard enough to lock the wheels and hope for the best.
Answer: C


When faced with low visibility conditions while driving, you should:

Slow down and maintain extra space margins.
Use your defroster to keep your windows clear.
Search and scan more carefully.
All of the above.
Answer: D


When entering a tunnel on a sunny day, you should:

Keep your sunglasses on, as taking them off may take your attention away from driving.
Slow down to let your eyes adjust to the lower light levels.
Speed up to get through as quickly as possible.
Just keep driving as you were before.
Answer: B


If you find that your car is hydroplaning, you should:

Slam on the brakes.
Brake gently.
Decelerate and drive straight ahead without hitting the brakes.
Pull over; there may be something wrong with your car.
Answer: C


If you must drive through a deep puddle, you should:

Drive through it as quickly as possible.
Drive through it as slowly as possible.
Apply the brakes after you get through the puddle to dry them out.
B. and C. are correct.
Answer: D


If you are stranded in snow in your vehicle, you should:

Run the engine to keep the interior of the vehicle warm.
Go and look for help.
Run the engine only for about five minutes an hour to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
B. and C. are correct.
Answer: C


If you are faced with turbulence, you should:

Get off the road immediately.
Watch out for vehicles that could be forced into your path, such as motorcycles and campers.
Speed up so that you have more control of the car.
Honk while passing large trucks to let them know you're there.
Answer: B


Overdriving your headlights at night is dangerous because:

You cannot stop within the distance that you can see.
Your headlights may become overworked and thus stop working at all.
You may blind oncoming drivers.
You won't be able to see if it becomes foggy.
Answer: A


If your headlights ever fail, you should:

Try turning the light switch on and off rapidly.
Trust your parking lights to make you visible to other vehicles.
Use your hazard lights.
A. and C. are correct.
Answer: D


If a large animal is in your path and you can't stop in time, you should:

Brake firmly.
Try to strike the animal at an angle.
Let up on the brakes just before hitting the animal to reduce the chance of it coming through your windshield.
All of the above.
Answer: D


When approaching a railway crossing you should:

Look for advance warning signs such as flashing lights, gates, or a sign alerting you to an upcoming crossing.
Watch out for other road users, especially motorcyclists and cyclists who may slip on the tracks.
Observe carefully, especially at night, as trains often appear to be moving more slowly than they actually are.
All of the above.
Answer: D


In order to keep focused while driving you should:

Keep your eyes moving; scan the entire driving scene.
Pull over and stop if you need to talk on a cell phone.
Keep predicting what will happen next, and plan your moves.
All of the above.
Answer: D


Consuming one glass of beer before driving is:

Never a problem; there is not that much alcohol in one glass of beer.
OK if you have a cup of coffee as well.
Problematic for some people and can cause impairment.
OK if you have eaten a large meal.
Answer: C


It is OK to consume a drug before driving if:

You know your limit.
It is a medication that does not cause drowsiness.
It is a prescription drug.
It is necessary to treat your medical condition.
Answer: B


If you have a close call and almost get into an accident, you should:

Think about how you can drive more safely so it doesn't happen again.
Avoid that situation in the future.
Not bother worrying about it; remember that other drivers are usually to blame.
Pat yourself on the back for not getting into the accident.
Answer: A


Taking more than one parking spot is:

Expected if you have a nice car.
Something that may encourage aggression in other drivers.
Acceptable if there aren't many other cars in the parking lot.
One way of protecting your car.
Answer: B


If one of your passengers does not want to wear a seatbelt, you should:

Refuse to move until he or she puts it on.
There's nothing you can do; just hope that next time he or she will wear it.
Tell the passenger you won't drive him or her anywhere ever again.
Make a joke and ignore it.
Answer: A


When driving with children in the car it is a good idea to:

Tell them the rules of the car before you start the trip.
Tell them to keep quiet throughout the drive, or else.
Give them activities if the drive is long.
A. and C. are correct.
Answer: D


If you are a passenger, and you find that your driver is behaving in an unsafe manner, you should:

Use humour to let the driver know that you are uncomfortable.
Offer to take the wheel.
Ask to be let out of the car if the behaviour doesn't stop.
All of the above.
Answer: D


The best way to help prevent aggression in other drivers is:

Give the right-of-way and move over for merging traffic.
Don't block passing lanes and pull over to let others pass if there is a long line of cars behind you.
Don't yell at other drivers.
All of the above.
Answer: D


When using your turn signal, you should:

Make sure you don't use it too soon, or other drivers may become confused as to where you are turning.
Make sure it is turned off after your turn or lane change is complete.
Make sure you use it in time to give other drivers a warning that you are going to turn.
All of the above.
Answer: D


Making eye contact with pedestrians and other drivers is important because:

You get to meet new people that way.
It can help communicate your intentions.
It usually gets people to back off and let you go ahead first.
It's polite.
Answer: B


It is important to leave space margins between yourself and other vehicles because:

You will have room to stop or steer around if others start moving into your space.
You can drive more erratically without worrying about disturbing other drivers.
It's much safer to speed when you have a large margin of space around you.
All of the above.
Answer: A


It may be dangerous to stop for a pedestrian where there is no intersection because:

The driver behind you may not be expecting you to stop and may crash into you.
Drivers in other lanes may not see the pedestrian and may hit them.
Jaywalking is illegal.
A. and B. are correct.
Answer: D


Some things to watch for on the sides of the road are:

People in wheelchairs traveling toward an intersection.
Children playing with a ball.
People who are visually impaired who may have a cane or a guide dog.
All of the above.
Answer: D


If you pull out just slightly into another lane to pass a cyclist you are:

Doing something illegal; you must change lanes completely.
Doing something unnecessary; there is plenty of room in one lane for a car to pass a cyclist.
Actually changing lanes and should check your mirror, signal and shoulder check.
A hazard to other drivers.
Answer: C


You should allow for a large space margin between your vehicle and a cyclist because:

A significant number of crashes involving cyclists result from side-swiping.
You need to be able to avoid hitting a cyclist who falls.
Driving too close to a cyclist may be very unnerving for him or her.
All of the above.
Answer: D


Motorcyclists often ride in the left part of the lane because:

They are trying to make room for another vehicle in that lane.
They can make themselves more visible that way.
They are planning to turn left.
They don't know the rules of the road.
Answer: B


When passing a very large vehicle, you should:

Take your time -- the vehicle may be long and you don't want to speed.
Go as fast as you can.
Make sure you have enough space; you don't want to get stuck in that vehicle's blind spot.
B. and C. are correct.
Answer: C


On a road where the speed limit is 60km/h or less, if you see a transit bus signaling that it wants to pull out, you should:

Keep right on going; the same rules apply to transit buses as to cars.
Change lanes to let the bus pull out, if there is room.
Slow down to let the bus in front of you if you can't change lanes.
B. and C. are correct.
Answer: D


It is against the law to follow an emergency vehicle more closely than:

50 metres.
100 metres.
150 metres.
200 metres.
Answer: C


When backing up you should:

Do a 360-degree vision check before you begin.
Turn your body to look out the rear window.
Be especially careful when backing out of a driveway.
All of the above.
Answer: D


A black sign depicting a white arrow that curves to the left means:

The road curves to the left ahead.
Cars in this lane must turn left.
Left turns are prohibited.
Parking is to the left.
Answer: B


When arriving at an uncontrolled intersection or four-way-stop at the same time as another car, which car should proceed first?

The car farthest to the right.
The car farthest to the left.
Whichever car is fastest.
The car with the meanest-looking driver.
Answer: A


If you are turning left at an uncontrolled intersection or four-way-stop you should:

Proceed immediately - you have the right of way.
Yield to approaching cars.
Keep going straight - left turns are prohibited at these intersections.
Wait for another driver to flag you through.
Answer: B


At uncontrolled intersections you should always:

Come to a complete stop, make sure it is safe and proceed with caution.
Slow down, make sure it is safe and proceed with caution.
Stop well before the intersection and inch out slowly; only proceed when no cars are approaching.
Speed right on through.
Answer: B


If a vehicle ahead of you is stopped at a crosswalk on a multi-lane road you should:

Pass the vehicle on the right only.
Pass the vehicle on the left only.
Stop before passing this vehicle and make sure there are no pedestrians in the crosswalk.
Honk to encourage the vehicle’s driver to get going.
Answer: C


When should you slow down to 30 km/h near a playground?

As soon as you notice that you are near a playground.
When you see the playground sign.
When you see the playground sign accompanied by a 30 km/h speed limit.
During daylight hours when you see the playground sign accompanied by a 30 km/h speed limit.
Answer: D


A sign indicating that school children may be present and that is accompanied by a 30 km/h speed limit means you must slow down to 30 km/h at which times?

All the time.
During daylight hours.
Between 8 AM and 5 PM on school days.
Between 8 AM and 5 PM Monday to Friday.
Answer: C


Why is it necessary to shoulder-check when changing lanes?

Just to be extra-cautious.
No matter how you adjust your mirrors, you will always have blind spots.
It stretches out your neck while driving.
It gives you an excuse to check out the people in the next car.
Answer: B

When approached by an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and siren in operation, under what circumstances is it OK not to stop?

When on the opposite side of a divided highway median.
There's room for the emergency vehicle to pass you.
When your emergency is more important than theirs.
When you are able to stay ahead of the emergency vehicle.
Answer: A


If you are going into a curve too quickly, you should:

Slam on your brakes.
Pump the brakes, gradually slowing down until you can stop.
Pull the emergency brake and steer into the curve.
Ease off the accelerator, then speed up slightly as you regain traction.
Answer: D


How far back are you required to stop from railroad tracks?

6 metres from the nearest rail.
5 metres from the nearest rail.
10 metres from the nearest rail.
3 metres from the nearest rail.
Answer: B





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#9182    Author: Kenny      Member Level: Silver      Member Rank: 2216     Date: 22/May/2008   Rating: 2 out of 52 out of 5     Points: 2

This is really informative and good. However you could have posted it under resources or other suitable place. Good job done Vellmji.

 
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