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1

What should you do if you come across a pedestrian crosswalk without any signage or markings?

reduce speed, proceed with caution

Even though there is no explicit marking or signage, the motorist must reduce their speed, stop if needed, and proceed only when all pedestrians have crossed the street.

2

What would you do if you see a line of white triangles on the road ahead of you?

 

yield to the traffic and pedestrians

The line of solid white triangles on the road are called yield lines. They indicate that the driver must give way to the traffic and pedestrians.

3

What should a pedestrian do when there are no pedestrian signals?

obey the traffic signal lights

At many traffic signal lights, you need to push the pedestrian push button to activate the “Walk” or “Walking Person” pedestrian traffic signal light. If there are no pedestrian signals, obey the vehicle traffic signal lights.

4

When is a left turn against a red light allowed?

A left turn against a red light is allowed only when turning from a one-way street onto another one-way street.

5

When can you turn left or right against a red arrow?

You cannot turn right or left against a red arrow.

6

You are driving on the main road and you see this sign ahead. What should you do?

 

slow down, watch out for vehicles merging to the main road

This sign indicates that two separate roadways will converge into one lane. It indicates which lane is merging into the other.

7

What would you do if you see this sign ahead on the road?

 

Slow down and use caution. The sign means that a sharp turn is ahead.

8

Would you speed up if you see this sign ahead?

 

No

This BUMP sign indicates that the road ahead is bumpy. Reduce your speed to avoid loss of control.

9

Choose the correct option.

Tom saw this sign ahead on the road. Which of the following should he do?

A. slow down and approach with caution
B. speed up until he passes the signpost
C. stop  

 

slow down and approach with caution

This sign indicates that the main road will curve to the left with a side road entering from the right.  If you see this sign, slow down and approach the intersection with extra caution.

10

Choose the correct option.

You have parked facing up a steep hill. If you drive an automatic, you should leave your car in 'park'. Which gear should you use if you are driving a manual?

A. top gear
B. reverse
C. first gear
D. neutral

first gear

If you are driving a manual, it is best to choose a gear that will oppose the direction your car might roll. In the given situation, you should leave your car in first gear.

11

Choose the correct option.

Which of the following must you do before turning left into a driveway?

A. yield to traffic
B. yield to pedestrians
C. yield to traffic and pedestrians
D. you have the right of way, proceed with caution

yield to traffic and pedestrians

12

What should you do when you approach a Y-intersection?

 

When you approach a y-intersection,

  • be prepared for traffic crossing in your path
  • prepare to turn in one direction or the other

13

The brake and turn signals of the car ahead of you have failed so the driver uses hand gestures to signal instead. What is the driver's intention in this image?

 

right turn

14

What should you do when you see this sign ahead?

 

yield and move with caution

This is an emergency vehicle warning sign. You must yield to an emergency vehicle approaching from any direction when it is sounding a siren or air horn or displaying flashing lights.

15

Choose the correct option.

If you see this sign, it means you are

A. on a freeway
B. in the wrong lane
C. going against the traffic

going against the traffic

The WRONG WAY sign may accompany the DO NOT ENTER sign. If you see one or both of these signs, drive to the side and stop. When safe, back out or turn around and go back to the road you were on.

16

The brake and turn signals of the car ahead of you have failed so the driver uses hand gestures to signal instead. What is the driver's intention in this image?

 

left turn

17

The brake and turn signals of the car ahead of you have failed so the driver uses hand gestures to signal instead. What is the driver's intention in this image?

 

stop or slow down

18

True or False:

You do not need to stop at an upcoming intersection when you see a flashing yellow signal light.

True

A flashing yellow traffic signal light warns you to proceed with caution. Slow down and be alert before entering the intersection.

19

What should you do when you approach a railroad crossing that does not have a signal?

When you approach a railroad crossing without a signal,

1. slow down
2. look both ways
3. listen for any trains
4. be prepared to stop if any trains are nearby

20

True or False:

You can pass when you see this sign.

 

False

A pennant-shaped sign marks the beginning of a no-passing zone.

21

Wendy encountered a steady red arrow displayed on a traffic light. How would she react?

Wendy must come to a full stop and wait for a green signal to proceed.

If a traffic signal is displaying a steady red arrow, traffic in the indicated lane may not proceed in the direction shown by the arrow.

22

True or False:

The following symbol indicates that a hospital is nearby or approaching.

 

False

This sign warns drivers of an upcoming intersection or a crossing. Whenever you see this sign, watch out for potential traffic, or be prepared to turn.

23

How would you react if you see a bicyclist ahead of you making this signal?

 

slow down and yield to the bicyclist before proceeding

Bicyclists use hand signs to signal turns. If a bicyclist puts their left up in the air, they are signaling that they intend to turn right.

24

Shaun interpreted this sign to drive straight and turn left at will. Did he do the right thing?

 

No

This Straight Only Lane sign indicates that all vehicles must go straight. No turn from this lane is allowed.

25

Choose the correct option.

When you see this sign, you should

A. overtake larger vehicles
B. maintain your speed
C. slow down and stay cautious

 

slow down and proceed with caution

This sign indicates a steep downgrade ahead. Drivers must slow down and descend slowly to avoid losing control of the car.

26

True or False:

This sign means that you may either proceed straight ahead or merge left.

 

False

This sign means that you may proceed straight ahead or turn left.

27

Choose the correct option.

This sign indicates a

A. right turn
B. no passing zone
C. change in direction

 

change in direction

This sign warns a driver of a change in direction or a narrowing of the road.  You may find several of these signs on the outside of a sharp curve or while approaching a narrow bridge.

28

Choose the correct option.

This sign means that

A. The minimum speed to safely travel around the corner.
B. The maximum speed to safely travel around the corner.
C. The recommended speed to safely travel around the corner.

 

The recommended speed to safely travel around the corner.

This advisory speed sign gives the highest speed which you can safely travel around the curve ahead.

29

You see this emblem on the rear of a vehicle ahead of him. What should you do?

 

adjust your speed before you reach the vehicle

A triangular orange emblem on the rear of a vehicle indicates that it is a slow-moving vehicle that cannot travel faster than 25 mph.

30

Choose the correct option.

This sign means that

A. the recommended speed limit is 55 mph
B. the maximum speed limit is 55 mph
C. the maximum speed limit during the day is 55 mph

 

the maximum speed limit is 55 mph

The sign means that the maximum speed limit under ideal conditions is 55 mph.

31

True or False:

This sign means that there is a winding road ahead.

 

False

This is an advisory sign reminding you to slow down on a wet road. Do not suddenly turn, speed up, or stop if you see this sign ahead.

32

Choose the correct option.

You are approaching an intersection with a set of traffic lights. The best maneuver if the traffic signals are blank as in this image is to

A. proceed with caution
B. drive through as if you had a green light
C. stop at the intersection as if you had a red light
D. treat the intersection as if there were STOP signs in all directions

 

treat the intersection as if there were STOP signs in all directions

33

True or False:

You can drive straight through if you see this sign.

 

False

This sign indicates that there is an obstacle ahead and that they can pass on the left or the right.

34

True or False:

This sign means that railroad crossing is controlled and a driver should continue at the regular speed.

 

False

This sign means that the driver must look, listen, and prepare to stop at the crossing if necessary.

35

Fill in the blank.

You would encounter this sign at a __________.

  

school zone

A pentagon-shaped sign is used to alert drivers of a school zone.

36

Choose the correct option.

Where would you find this sign?

  1. A parking lot
  2. An intersection
  3. A railroad crossing
     

An intersection

You may find this road sign at an intersection. If you see this sign, slow down and watch for individuals who may be disabled or who may be crossing the road in a wheelchair.

37

Fill in the blank.

This shape is exclusively used for the _________.

 

yield signs

The upside-down triangle shape sign is exclusively used for the yield sign.

38

Choose the correct option.

Dimond shape signs are used for

  1. hazard warning
  2. guide signs
  3. stop signs
  4. regulatory signs

hazard warnings

Diamond shape signs are exclusively used for warning of existing or possible hazards on roads or adjacent areas.

39

Choose the correct option.

What should you do if you see this sign ahead of you?

A. watch for merging traffic
B. watch for traffic in the new lane
C. watch out for vehicles making a left turn

 

watch for traffic in the new lane

This road sign means that you are approaching a point where two roads come together, and an additional lane begins. Though you are not required to merge, you should watch for traffic in the new lane.

40

Fill in the blank.

If you see this sign, you should drive in the _________-hand lane.

right

Whenever you see this sign, you should drive in the right-hand lane and expect oncoming traffic in the left-hand lane.