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Drivers Education Exam

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The penalty for anyone less than 20 Who is convicted of a demerit violation is...






2. The wheels that receive the power from the engine are called






3. When parking or turning beyond an instersection - you should signal left or right






4. It takes a train going 50 mph approximately






5. You should signal at least ______ before you turn or change position






6. When using the accelerator and brake pedal - the heel of the foot should remain on the floor






7. If your engine is flooded - you will probably






8. The steering wheel shoud be adjusted upward






9. Gears below drive - provide more engine power






10. The head restraint should be adjusted


11. Head restraints are designed to help reduce






12. A train's speed






13. When seated properly - the driver's chin should be above the steering wheel






14. A regulatory sign that has a red circle with a red slash means






15. The rearview mirror should be adjusted to frame to back windshield






16. For the test - your state may require you to present


17. A solid line indicates






18. The fine for speeding in a work zone may be up to






19. When an emergency vehicle approaches you using a siren - you should






20. Weight transfer forward or backward is known as






21. A triangular shaped sign indicates






22. According to the _______ law - you must submit to a chemical test for alcohol and other drugs if requested when driving on VA's public roadways or lose your license






23. There are two separate levers to open the hood






24. Blindspots are greatly reduced by using the contemporary mirror settings






25. A driver with a learner's permit is limited to ___ passengers under the age of 18






26. The minimum age for a licensed driver accompanying a driver with a learner's permit is...






27. Use of a lower gear may be helpful when going up or down steep grades






28. Position one on the ignition switch allows you to use accessories with the engine off






29. When backing up - you must






30. When you approach a school bus with flashing red lights from either direction you






31. Red signs indicate






32. Gives 3-dimensional perspective to objects






33. If the driver needs to adjust the defroster - he/she should place the steering hand at the top of the steering wheel temporarily






34. The use or cruise control is helpful on slippery roadways






35. You should prepare for a turn approximately _______ before you make it






36. When you pack your car for a long trip - the heaviest items should be






37. The oil should be changed every






38. Normally - the correct lane to make a left turn is...






39. The easiest and safest methor of making a turnabout it






40. Changing lanes requires planning in advance and






41. The function of an odometer is to






42. What you see looking straight ahead and at an angle to the left and right






43. The gap between vehicles to give you time and space to make a safe lane change should be






44. Vehicle balance is maintained through






45. Cruise control






46. The side view mirrors should be adjusted so that while driving the driver can see






47. The minimum amount of liability insurance needed to satisfy the financial responsibility law in VA is...






48. The speed limit in school - business and residential areas is...






49. Steady Amber Light






50. Locking your wheels in an emergency braking situation