Drivers Ed Test Answers ★ Module 3 unit 3 Lesson 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Lesson 1, Lesson 2 The Force of Gravity, Lesson 3 Inertia and Energy, Lesson 4 The Force of Friction, Lesson 5 Centrifugal and Centripetal force, Lesson 6 Force of Impact: Module 3 unit 3 Drivers Ed Question and Answers

Question: It is important to understand the effects of ______________ Laws on vehicle stability, stopping distance, and crash forces.
ANS: Physical

Question: Gravity, inertia, momentum, kinetic energy, and centrifugal force are all ____________ forces a driver must deal with.
ANS: Natural

Question: By not understanding the effects of natural forces you could lose control of your vehicle.
ANS: True

Question: There can be certain types of accidents that can be caused by misjudging the various natural forces at play on the roadway. Pick the two natural forces below that could cause an accident.
ANS: Wet or icy roads

Question: Some of the natural forces in a vehicle are _____________.
ANS: Friction, Kinetic Energy, and Centrifugal Forces (All of the above)

Question: The force of gravity ______ speed when going uphill and ______ speed when going downhill.
ANS: decreases; increases

Question: If you are parked on an incline with a manual transmission vehicle and your vehicle is facing downhill, you should put your vehicle in to ______ gear?
ANS: Reverse

Question: Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) have a low center of gravity. This makes these vehicles more susceptible to rollovers when driving on curves or turning sharply at high speeds.
ANS: False-because SUVs have a high center of gravity.

Question: ______ refers to the force that pulls objects towards the center of the earth and keeps objects stationary on the ground.
_______ refers to the force that pulls objects toward the center of the Earth and keeps objects stationary on the ground.
ANS: Gravity

Question: When you park and your vehicle is facing uphill and there is no curb, your wheels should be turned so that they point towards?
ANS: The side of the road

Question: When you park and your vehicle is facing downhill and there is no curb, your wheels should be turned so they point towards?
ANS: The side of the road

Question: In a rear-end collision the head is accelerated faster and harder than the torso, this is known as ______.
ANS: whiplash

Question: To avoid whiplash, the center of the headrest must be _____ your ears.
ANS: higher than

Question: Along with a headrest, wearing a ______ can help your body from traveling forward if you are involved in an accident.
ANS: Seatbelt

Question: The force that a moving object has which is dependent of the speed and weight of the object is?
ANS: Momentum

Question: _______ is the energy an object possesses because of its form.
ANS: Potential energy

Question: The law of Inertia states objects that are moving continue to move, and alternatively objects that are static remain static, unless in both instances the objects are acted upon by another force.
ANS: True

Question: The emergency/parking brake is a hydraulic system that is automatically actuated when the driver depresses the service brake pedal.
ANS: False

Question: This type of skid occurs when too much steering input is applied by the motorist for a given speed resulting the front wheels skidding forward, regardless of additional steering inputs by the motorist.
ANS: Understeer

Question: Tires with less than ______ of an inch of tread are sometimes referred to as "bald" or "balding" tires.
ANS: 2/32

Question: When applied to motor vehicle operation, ______ is the force that keeps a motor vehicle's tires from slipping on the roadway surface.
ANS: Friction

Question: ______ traction is demonstrated when a vehicle is not moving and stable because it is parked on a flat surface.
ANS: Static

Question: Centrifugal force pushes a vehicle toward the outside of a corner. Drivers must enter a corner with reduced speed to maintain control.
ANS: True

Question: Gravity and centrifugal force affect our vehicle's __________.
A: Stopping distance, vehicle control, and force of impact.
B: Speed, braking, and steering controls our driving motion.
C: Speed of travel when going uphill and downhill (curves, during a turn)
All of these are correct
ANS: All of these are correct

Question: ________ Force is the force that keeps an object moving on a curved path that is directed inward towards the center of a rotation.
ANS: Centripetal

Question: Threshold Braking is a braking technique that applies maximum braking, which approaches the point of wheel lock-up.
ANS: True

Question: Having the correct posture and the degree or severity of braking, acceleration and steering inputs have a direct result on the ability of a motorist to effectively address changes in ________?
ANS: Vehicle Balance

Question: Vehicles equipped with a driver's side airbag, do not sit closer than ___ inches from the steering wheel.
ANS: 10

Question: The forces in _______ collisions with another vehicle, tree, or pillar are enormous as the momentum and built up energy are released practically immediately.
ANS: head-on

Question: _______ reduce the impact forces of a crash exerted upon a vehicle's occupants by allowing parts of the front of the vehicle to crush at varying rates.
ANS: Crumple zones

Question: This energy is the force that needs to be dissipated in a collision.
ANS: Kinetic

Question: If vehicles are the same weight, the vehicle with the _______ speed will have the greater force of impact.
ANS: higher

Question: What are 2 collisions that happen in a crash?
ANS: The car with an object and the driver with the inside of the car.

Question: True or False: Perception distance, reaction distance, and braking distance make up total stopping distance.
ANS: TRUE

Question: True or False: Your braking distance decreases if you are going downhill.
ANS: False, your braking distance increases if you are going down hill

Question: True or False: Braking is a result of friction between brake linings and your foot.
ANS: False, brake lining and pad

Question: True or False: Braking distance is greater on a smooth road.
ANS: False, braking distance is greater on unpaved roads

Question: True or false: Vehicle braking distance is the distance your vehicle travels after you see a problem and before you apply the brakes
ANS: False, it is the distance your vehicle travels until a stop, after application of brakes

Question: True or False: Braking distance is the distance it takes from the moment you see a problem until your vehicle is stopped
ANS: False, it is the distance your vehicle travels until stop, after application of brakes

Question: True or false: Total stopping distance is the distance it takes from the moment you see a problem until your vehicle is stopped
ANS: False, it is from the time you see & respond to a problem until your vehicle is stopped

Question: True or false: The condition of the road surface affects total stopping distance
ANS: TRUE

Question: True or False: If you double your speed, your stopping distance increases.
ANS: TRUE

Question: You should _______ your following distance as your visibility decreases as the weather gets worse.
ANS: increase

Question: True or False: You should keep a minimum of 3 seconds of following distance, and 4 to 5 seconds at speeds of 40 mph or more.
ANS: TRUE

Question: True or False: During periods of extreme glare, you should decrease your following distance
ANS: False, increase

Question: True or False: When driving behind a cyclist, reduce your following distance.
ANS: False, stay back

Question: True or False: You should decrease your following distance when driving behind a truck.
ANS: False, be far back so they can see you

Question: True or False: When driving at night, you should increase your following distance to 1 second.
ANS: False, increase driving distance by 4 to 5 seconds

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