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Washington State Drivers Ed

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • 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. When coming to an intersection - the question the driver should answer is...






2. Based on Washington law - the reduced risk position to take when waiting to make an unprotected left turn in heavy traffic is to...






3. In the acceleration lane of the freeway in order to locate a gap in which to merge you should...






4. After starting the engine - but before shifting to drive you should...






5. When waiting to make an unprotected left turn a ____ _____ _____ is required.






6. The most serious loss for a driver who tailgates is...






7. Pennant-Shaped Sign






8. When backing the correct steering is to...






9. Diamond-Shaped Yellow Sign w/ Black Markings






10. Red 'X'






11. The general meaning of a traffic sign can be identified by its...






12. The best action when leaving a freeway is to...






13. You should release the parking brake...






14. The most mature view about other drivers is found in the statement...






15. If you have a flat tire in a tunnel or on a bridge...






16. Use of safety bels will...






17. If you are forced off the paved road and onto the shoulder - you should...






18. Whenever you approach a yield sign at an intersection - you should...






19. If you keep being passed on the right on a freeway while driving at the speed limit - you should...






20. When parking downhill on the right shoulder where there is no curb you should...






21. The ability to handle dangerous traffic situations depends most on...






22. When a school bus with red lights flashing stops on a two-lane - two-way highway - Washington law requires that...






23. The drinking driver may show...






24. Flashing Red Light






25. In congested and close city traffic - it is best to...






26. If your brakes fail while you are on the roadway - the first thing you should do is...






27. After parking on an upgrade with a curb - your front wheels should be...






28. If you are driving a little faster than the average flow of traffic on a freeway which has three lanes for each direction of traffic - you should be in the ____ lane.






29. If your accelerator sticks...






30. The best lane position for your car when driving on a two-lane street Which is lined with parked cars is...






31. If you turn your car around on a narrow street and most of the traffic is coming towards you - the best type of turnabout would be...






32. When turning a corner - the right time to gently accelerate is...






33. The main goal of traffic safety education is to...






34. Traffic safety education gives you basic knowledge and skills. In addition - to be a good driver - one needs...






35. As a driver's inhibitions are lowered because of drinking - driving speed usually increases. This is because...


36. You should begin a right turn at an intersection when...






37. You plan to make a left turn at an intersection on a green light. Oncoming traffic with within half a block. You should decide to...






38. You reach threshold braking in your car's braking system when...






39. If you are driving through a city on a multi-lane freeway and not intending to exit; to reduce risk you should...






40. As you follow another car into the acceleration lane - your chief concern about the driver of that car should be...






41. The best way to keep from gettin ginvolved in emergency driving situations is to...






42. Watching for hazards in traffic depends most on...






43. The main value of making a visual check to the left or right before changing lanes is that...






44. Before changing lanes - the most important thing you should do is...






45. What is the most likely affect of marijuana on driving ability?






46. The most effective way to reduce risks for everyone in traffic is to...






47. When you are planning to cross or turn at an intersection do not enter unless...






48. According to Washington law - a person under 21 is considered to be under the influence of alcohol when the BAC reaches...






49. When signs indicate - yielding the right-of-way to traffic on the freeway...






50. Broken White Center Line