★ Vehicle Maintenance 3, Know Your Car -Traffic School, Drivers Ed Test Answers

If you pack your vehicle full, you should_______.
A.) ensure your weight distribution has a weak center of gravity
B.) reference your owner's manual for maximum load weight
C.) know the vehicle's aerodynamics
D.) distribute items evenly, blocking the view through your rear-view mirror

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reference your owner's manual for maximum load weight

__________ is the best source of information on scheduled maintenance for your vehicle.
A.) Car Mechanic
B.) Car Manufacturer
C.) The operator of a motor vehicle
D.) The owner's manual

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The owner's manual

What are some types of vehicle technology advancements?
A.) Dashboard of a car
B.) ABS Braking systems
C.) Navigation system
D.) Seat belt pretensioner
E.) All of the above

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All of the above

Cars are designed to collapse in an accident.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

What are the benefits of maintaining your vehicle?
A.) Safety and dependability
B.) Better for the environment
C.) Better fuel economy
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

New safety features added to vehicles will have no effect on their resale value, but they will increase the purchase prices of the vehicles.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

You may legally mount a GPS navigation device on your windshield
A.) Never.
B.) Only if it is placed in the center of the windshield.
C.) Within a 7 inch square on the lower corner of the passenger or driver's side of the windshield.
D.) Within a 7 inch square on the lower corner of the passenger side of the windshield, or a 5 inch square on the lower corner of the driver's side of the windshield.

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Within a 7 inch square on the lower corner of the passenger side of the windshield, or a 5 inch square on the lower corner of the driver's side of the windshield.

The purpose of the windshield is to protect the driver or passenger from the environment.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

It is illegal to block your view of the environment by:
A.) Hanging items from the rear-view mirror
B.) Placing signs, stickers, or objects on the windshield
C.) Blocking your view with similar items on the side or rear windows
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

Which of the following is/are true? Vehicle Window
A.) It is legal to tint the entire front windshield on your vehicle but there are limits on how dark the tinting can be
B.) There are no limits on how dark you can tint the side windows on your vehicle
C.) You may completely cover the rear window as long as you have side mirrors on both sides of your vehicle
D.) All of the above

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You may completely cover the rear window as long as you have side mirrors on both sides of your vehicle

Suspension control systems can:
A.) Improve passenger comfort by reducing displacement
B.) Prevent the vehicle from "bottoming out" in potholes
C.) Enhance the vehicle's braking system
D.) All of these answers are correct

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Improve passenger comfort by reducing displacement

Carbon monoxide is:
A.) Healthy to breath in
B.) An odorless, colorless, toxic gas
C.) A danger when driving on the open highway
D.) Only found in large cities

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An odorless, colorless, toxic gas

Carbon Monoxide poisoning can be prevented by:
A.) always making sure your car's exhaust system is working properly and never leaving a car running in a garage.
B.) never leaving an open bottle of hair spray in the car.
C.) checking your vehicle's engine at least once a month.
D.) always keeping your ventilating system on low.

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always making sure your car's exhaust system is working properly and never leaving a car running in a garage.

To prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, ______
A.) never leave your car running in a garage, even if the door is open.
B.) keep the rear window or tailgate of a vehicle closed.
C.) Both of the above

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Both of the above

HINT: Be on alert for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when poisonous gases are inhaled and are picked up quickly by the red blood cells at a higher rate than oxygen, blocking oxygen from getting into the body. The result can damage body tissues and cause death. Symptoms include: headache, dizziness, confusion, flu-like effects, chest pain, nausea and loss of consciousness. Because the gas is odorless, colorless, and tasteless, it can be difficult to detect.

Leaving an automobile running in a closed garage or in a garage attached to the house - even with the garage door open could result in ___________
A.) a citation for polluting the air.
B.) carbon monoxide poisoning.
C.) Both A & B

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carbon monoxide poisoning.

True or false: Driving cars contributes directly to smog.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Air pollution emitted from transportation contributes to smog.

True or False: Internal combustion engines in vehicles that burn gasoline contribute to the formation of smog in many cities.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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False

A large car fire presents the possibility of __________.
A.) an explosion.
B.) toxic fumes.
C.) both of the above

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both of the above

Explanation: If you cannot extinguish the fire and it continues to get larger, get away from the vehicle. There may be toxic fumes and the possibility of an explosion.

The best tool to extinguish a small gasoline or diesel fire is a portable fire extinguisher.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving you should:
A.) Stop and get away from the vehicle
B.) Stop and pour water on the fire
C.) Stop and try to smother the fire with a blanket
D.) Speed up and try to blow it out

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Stop and get away from the vehicle

If your car catches on fire while you are driving, the first thing you should do is___________.
A.) Find water to throw on it
B.) Calmly pull to the side of the road and evacuate the vehicle
C.) Jump out of the car
D.) Slam on your brakes

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Calmly pull to the side of the road and evacuate the vehicle

If you experience a vehicle fire, do not __________
A.) attempt to extinguish the fire, even if it is small and you have a portable extinguisher.
B.) move away from the vehicle.
C.) apply water to a gasoline or diesel fire.
D.) all of the above

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apply water to a gasoline or diesel fire.

#1 If the fire is small and you have a portable extinguisher, you should attempt to extinguish the fire.
#2 If you cannot extinguish the fire and it continues to get larger, get away from the vehicle, due to the presence of toxic fumes and the possibility of explosion.
#3 Never apply water to a gasoline or diesel fire.

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