★ Vehicle Brake Failures, Jammed Gas Pedal -Traffic School, Drivers Ed Test Answers

Question: When your brakes fail, first try _____.
A.) pumping the brake pedal
B.) holding the brake pedal down
C.) pressing the accelerator
D.) kicking the brake pedal

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pumping the brake pedal

Question: To stop your vehicle when the brakes fail, ________
A.) work the parking brake gradually to prevent locking up the wheels and sending the car out of control.
B.) pump your foot down on the accelerator.
C.) shift up to a higher gear to slow the car down.
D.) all of the above

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work the parking brake gradually to prevent locking up the wheels and sending the car out of control.

Question: If your brakes fail, pumping the brake pedal may build up enough pressure to restore your brakes enough to come to a stop.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: If your vehicle skids, take your foot off of the gas pedal, but do not hit the brakes unless you are about to hit something.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: If your gas pedal jams, tap it with your foot until it comes loose.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Question: If your gas pedal jams, never __________
A.) try to pry up the pedal with your toe.
B.) shift the vehicle into neutral.
C.) try to reach down and dislodge it.
D.) turn off the engine when you are off the road.

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try to reach down and dislodge it.

Question: Which of the following is/are true? Vehicle Brakes
A.) Check your brakes every 20,000 miles or every two years, whichever comes first.
B.) If the brake warning light or anti-lock brake warning light illuminates, immediately have your brakes checked and repaired.
C.) If your brake pedal does not stay well above the floor when you apply your brakes, you can compensate by sitting closer to the brake pedal.
D.) All of the above

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If the brake warning light or anti-lock brake warning light illuminates, immediately have your brakes checked and repaired.

Question: Antilock brakes are the same as conventional brakes.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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False

Question: Avoid locking your brakes when you are braking in an emergency situation.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: If your vehicle has anti-locking braking system, then you should stomp on the break and not let up in an emergency.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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True

Question: If your vehicle has a standard (non-ABS) braking system, you must pump the brakes while maintaining control of the vehicle to stop.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: If your vehicle has an anti-locking braking system, you must pump the brakes while maintaining control of the vehicle to stop.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Question: ABS, or anti-locking braking systems, help keep the brakes from locking up.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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True

Question: Anti-lock brakes reduce braking distance
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Question: If you lose your brakes you can attempt to stop your vehicle by using your emergency brake. If using your emergency brake to stop your vehicle, you should consider the following:
A.) Remember that the emergency brake is not an anti-lock braking system
B.) If you apply the emergency brake too aggressively, you will lock up your rear wheels and will go into a skid.
C.) If possible, press the emergency brake release button or pull the emergency brake release lever when applying the parking/emergency brake in an emergency as this will give you more control of the emergency brake system and will permit you to quickly release and reapply the emergency brake if a skid occurs
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

Question: Every vehicle is required to have two braking systems and each must be able to stop the car alone.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: If your brakes fail and you need to stop the car, you can:
A.) Use the parking break.
B.) Ram another vehicle.
C.) Down shift the vehicle.
D.) Both A and C.

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Both A and C.

Question: If your right wheels go off the road, just slam on your brakes.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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False

Question: Brakes do not overheat.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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False

Question: Passenger vehicles (other than motorcycles) must be equipped with a foot-pedal operated (hydraulic) brake system for driving AND a cable-based brake system.
True or false: Your vehicle must be equipped with a foot-pedal operated (hydraulic) brake system for driving and a cable-based brake system for parking both. A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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True

Question: In an emergency situation in which a driver experiences total service brake failure, which brake system can a motor vehicle operate use to safely stop a motor vehicle?
A.) Hydraulic
B.) Service
C.) Parking/emergency
D.) None of the above

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Parking/emergency

Question: If a leak develops in the brake system of a vehicle, you may experience:
A.) Total brake failure.
B.) Partial brake failure.
C.) An increase in stopping distance.
D.) All the above.

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All the above.

Question: What should you do first to slow down your car if your brakes go out?
A.) downshift
B.) steer to the right side of the road
C.) turn off the engine
D.) engage the parking brake
E.) shift to neutral

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downshift

Question: If your vehicle's accelerator sticks, the first action should be __________.
A.) to turn off the ignition
B.) to reach down with your hand and pull the accelerator up
C.) to step repeatedly on the accelerator
D.) none of the above

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to step repeatedly on the accelerator

Question: The parking brake brakes the __________ wheels.
A.) rear
B.) front
C.) No

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rear

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