Practice Test

    85. Which of the following influence the effects of alcohol?
    • The amount of food in the stomach
    • The body weight of an individual
    • How much time passes between drinks
    • All three choices
    86. Drinking alcohol and driving is:
    • A minor traffic safety problem
    • A serious traffic safety problem
    • Safe if you only have a few drinks
    • Only dangerous to the driver who drinks
    87. What are the consequences that can result from driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs?
    • Possible imprisonment
    • A mandatory fine
    • Driver license revocation
    • All of these choices
    88. Which of the following statements is true about BAC (blood alcohol content)?
    • The "breathalyzer" is a test of a person's BAC
    • A chemical test for BAC is needed for an alcohol conviction
    • BAC levels are reduced by a person's physical fitness
    • After drinking, coffee or a cold shower will lower your BAC
    89. What does alcohol do to your driving skills and judgment?
    • It helps driving skills but harms your judgment
    • It harms both driving skills and judgment
    • It has no effect on either driving skills or judgment
    • It has no effect on judgment but it harms driving skills
    90. If you drink alcohol socially, what helps ensure safe driving?
    • Drink coffee before driving
    • Ride home with a friend who has not been
    • Drinking
    • Take a cold shower before driving
    91. What effect does drinking alcohol and taking a prescription drug or over the counter medicine have?
    • The medicine reduces the effect of the alcohol
    • The alcohol will help the medicine cure the cold
    • The combination could multiply the effects of the alcohol
    • No effect, they are difference substances
    92. On average, the human body can dispose of the alcohol in 12 ounces of beer in about:
    • One hour
    • One day
    • Five minutes
    • Five hours
    93. Which of the following is true? People driving under the influence of alcohol are:
    • Not a problem in New York State
    • Every driver's problem whether they drink or not
    • A police enforcement problem only
    • Only a problem to those who drink
    94. What kinds of drugs, other than alcohol, can affect your driving ability?
    • An allergy medicine
    • Marijuana
    • A cold remedy
    • All of these choices
    95. Drinking coffee after drinking alcohol:
    • Decreases blood alcohol content
    • Cancels the effect of the alcohol
    • Has no effect on blood alcohol content
    • Increases blood alcohol content
    96. A chemical test is used to measure:
    • Reaction time
    • Blood alcohol content
    • Vision
    • Driving ability
    97. What is the only effective way to reduce your blood alcohol content (BAC)?
    • Drinking coffee
    • Exercising
    • Allow your body time to get rid of alcohol
    • Taking a cold shower
    98. If a tire blows out, the proper thing to do is:
    • Speed up to gain traction and then pull to the right
    • Hold the steering wheel firmly, and ease up on the gas
    • Apply the brakes, then shift into neutral
    • Shift into neutral, then apply the brakes
    99. What vehicles must stop at all railroad crossings?
    • Pickup trucks
    • School buses and passenger buses carrying passengers
    • Motorcycles
    • Vehicles towing a trailer
    100. If traffic prevents you from crossing all the way across a set of railroad tracks, you may proceed only when:
    • An approaching train is not moving fast enough to be a danger
    • There is room for your vehicle on the other side
    • At least one half of your vehicle can cross the tracks
    • No trains are in sight
    101. Expressways have "expressway entrance lanes" (acceleration lanes) so that drivers can:
    • Test their brakes before driving at expressway speeds
    • Stop at the end to wait for a traffic opening
    • Reach the proper speed before blending with traffic
    • Test the pickup of their cars
    102. Night driving is dangerous because:
    • Some traffic signs are less visible at night
    • More vehicles are on the road at night
    • The distance we can see ahead is reduced
    • Street lights tend to blur our vision
    103. When you get ready to leave an expressway, you should begin to use your turn signal:
    • Just as you get to the exit ramp
    • 50 feet before the exit ramp
    • 100 feet before the exit ramp
    • When you see cars behind you in the exit lane
    104. Your car starts to skid on a slippery road. You should:
    • Brake quickly and keep the wheel straight
    • Lock your brakes until you have come to a complete stop
    • Steer in the direction you want the front wheels to go
    • Steer toward the side of the road to get off the wet pavement
    105. If your brake pedal suddenly sinks to the floor, you should first:
    • Try to pump it to build up the pressure
    • Shift into neutral and shut the engine off
    • Try to raise it by hooking your toe under it
    • Apply the parking brake hard to stop the car
    106. Which of the following statements applies to all driving emergency situations?
    • Always slow down gradually
    • Your first reaction is the best reaction
    • Think before you act
    • Apply your brakes immediately
    107. If an approaching train is near enough or going fast enough to be a danger, you must:
    • Slow down and proceed with caution
    • Not cross the tracks until the train has completely passed
    • Cross the tracks at your own risk
    • Find an alternative route across tracks
    108. If you drive past your exit on an expressway, you should:
    • Pull onto the shoulder, then back up to the exit
    • Drive to the next exit and leave the expressway
    • Make a U-turn at the nearest emergency turn area
    • Make a U-turn at the next service area
    109. What is the appropriate action to take when approaching a railroad crossing that does not have signals (such as lights or crossing gates)?
    • Always bring the car to a complete stop
    • Slow down and be prepared to stop
    • Do nothing; all railroad crossings have signals
    • Increase speed to get across the tracks quickly
    110. . You are getting on a highway which has a very short entrance lane. The safest way for you to enter the flow of traffic would be to:
    • Use as much ramp as possible to get up to cruising speed
    • Use the left lane of the highway to get up to cruising speed
    • Wait for a large gap in traffic then speed up quickly
    • Get up to cruising speed gradually so other cars will see you
    111. When your right wheels run onto a soft shoulder, what is the best way to get back on the highway?
    • Apply the brakes firmly and steer gently to the left
    • Ease your foot off the gas and brake gently
    • Steer hard to the left and then gently to the right
    • Apply the brakes firmly and stop completely
    112. Why is driving on an expressway different from driving on an ordinary street?
    • You must think faster and handle your vehicle more effectively
    • Trucks have to go slower on the expressways
    • There is more of a tendency to exceed the speed limit
    • There is more of a tendency to "tailgate"
    113. When you drive in heavy fog during daylight hours you should drive with your:
    • Headlights off
    • Parking lights on
    • Headlights on low beam
    • Headlights on high beam
    114. When driving at night, it is most important for you to: :
    • Use your high beams at all times
    • Drive within range of your headlights
    • Be ready to brake more quickly
    • Watch for cars at intersections
    115. When attempting to stop on a slippery road, the best action to take is:
    • Apply the brakes quickly and firmly
    • Apply the brakes in slow, steady strokes
    • Shift to a lower gear, do not use the brakes
    • Shift into neutral, do not use the brakes
    116. You have just left an expressway and are starting to drive on an ordinary highway. You should:
    • Check your tires for correct pressure
    • Check your speedometer to keep at the lower speed limit
    • Stay twice as far behind other cars
    • Change gradually to the lower speed limit
    117. When you drive at night you an reduce the problem of glare from the headlights of an approaching car by:
    • Looking to the lower right side of your lane
    • Having the inside lights on to make the amount of light equal
    • Looking at the spot on the lower edge of the steering wheel
    • Wearing glasses with lightly tinted lenses
    118. You may drive around or under a gate that is being lowered or raised at a railroad crossing:
    • As long as an approaching train is not too close
    • If your vehicle can do so without damaging the gate
    • If you first look carefully in both directions
    • Under no circumstances
    119. A blind person legally has the right-of-way when crossing the street when he is:
    • Wearing light-colored clothing
    • Led by a guide dog, or using a white or metallic cane
    • Helped by another person
    • Wearing dark-colored glasses
    120. Motorists should be aware that all bicycles used after dark must have:
    • Reflective handlebar grips
    • A front headlight and red tailight
    • White reflectors on the front and rear fenders
    • Brake lights
    121. On a road which has no sidewalks a pedestrian should walk on the:
    • Side of the road which has the lightest traffic
    • Same side of the road in which traffic is moving
    • Side of the road facing oncoming traffic
    • Side of the road which has the heaviest traffic
    122. A bicyclist differs from a motorist in that he isn't required to:
    • Obey the same traffic laws
    • Signal all turns
    • Report accidents resulting in serious injury
    • Insure the bicycle
    123. You want to back out of your driveway. You see children playing nearby. Before you start to move your car you should:
    • Race your motor to warn the children that you are moving
    • Sound your horn so the children will hear you
    • Walk to the back of the car to be sure the way is clear
    • Tell the children to stay away from the driveway
    124. A motorist should know that a bicyclist operating on a roadway must:
    • Ride on the right side of the road
    • Ride on the side of the road facing traffic
    • Ride on either side of the road
    • Ride on the side of the road with the least traffic
    125. What does a "slow moving vehicle" emblem look like?
    • A square red sign
    • A round green sign
    • A diamond-shaped yellow sign
    • A triangular orange sign
    126. A motorist approaching a bicyclist should:
    • Speed up to pass him
    • Proceed as usual
    • Swerve into the opposite lane
    • Exercise extreme caution
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