★ Traffic School Defensive Driving Test Answers 7

To enable proper communication with other road users, you should avoid _______.
A.) being in the blind spot of other vehicles
B.) using the horn too much
C.) being too far from others on the road
D.) too much eye-contact with them
E.) driving with the windows up

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too much eye-contact with them

______________ is an acceptable method of communicating with other motorists.
A.) Eye-contact
B.) Using a cell phone
C.) Using sign boards
D.) Yelling
E.) Continually staring

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Eye-contact

A category of vehicles you could be sharing the road with is ___________ vehicles.
A.) construction
B.) heavy rail
C.) medium capacity
D.) light rail
E.) off road

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construction

Excessive drinking and driving in California is illegal _______________.
A.) if you are under 21 years of age
B.) irrespective of the age of the driver
C.) if you acquired the license less than a year ago
D.) if you are above 65 years
E.) only if you are driving on a highway

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irrespective of the age of the driver

Drivers should monitor their level of...
A.) stress
B.) emotional excitement
C.) fatigue
D.) All of the above are correct

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All of the above are correct

You can speed up the process by which your body rids itself of alcohol by...
A.) taking coffee and food
B.) taking a good cold shower
C.) by doing vigorous exercise
D.) You cannot speed up the process of alcohol metabolism.

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You cannot speed up the process of alcohol metabolism.

According to the California Child Restraint Law, children under the age of ___ must be secured in a car seat or booster seat in the back seat.
A.) 8
B.) 9
C.) 8 1/2
D.) 9 1/2
E.) 10

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8

Crosswalks are often marked with ______ lines. Yellow crosswalk lines may be painted at ________ crossings. Most often, crosswalks in __________ areas are not marked.
A.) white / school / business
B.) white / school / residential
C.) yellow / school / residential
D.) yellow / business / residential
E.) white / residential / business

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white / school / residential

The law states that if the conditions require you to use your windshield wipers, then you must use the ________ as well.
A.) parking lights
B.) fog lights
C.) horn
D.) headlights
E.) directional lights

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headlights

If you are involved in a collision that resulted in injury or death of a person, or property damage worth above $750, you should report to the DMV in ________.
A.) 1 day
B.) 1 month
C.) 1 week
D.) 25 days
E.) 10 days

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10 days

If you don't want to appear in court for a traffic violation, you...
A.) should simply ignore it
B.) could get arrested
C.) could lose your license
D.) should write a note to the judge requesting dismissal
E.) should pay the fine before the specified date

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should pay the fine before the specified date

When you get a traffic ticket and sign it, ___________________.
A.) you are agreeing to appear in court for the violation
B.) you are admitting your violation
C.) you are simply acknowledging the receipt of ticket and nothing more
D.) you are not allowed to drive anymore
E.) your license would be revoked

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you are admitting your violation

Tailgating can be avoided by following the ___________________.
A.) 5-second rule
B.) none of these are correct
C.) 4-second rule
D.) 3-second rule
E.) 2-second rule

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4-second rule

Eating, applying makeup, tending to an unrestrained animal and listening to music with both ears covered is dangerous when driving. But_________ is also illegal in California.
A.) driving with your pet in the vehicle
B.) ONLY wearing headphones or ear buds in both your ears, to listen to music AND applying makeup
C.) applying makeup
D.) wearing headphones or ear buds in both your ears to listen to music
E.) all of the these are correct

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all of the these are correct

Hydroplaning occurs when you drive at ___________ on watery roads.
A.) a speed of at least 70 mph
B.) a speed of 40 mph or less
C.) a speed of 30 mph or less
D.) a speed of at LEAST 50 mph
E.) any speed

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any speed

When a lane is about to end you will find that the pavement will have ___________.
A.) large broken lines
B.) large yellow lines
C.) large broken white lines only
D.) large solid yellow lines
E.) large solid white lines

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large solid white lines

While the blind spot of a car can be up to 10 feet behind it, it can be up to ______ for trucks.
A.) 15 feet
B.) 100 feet
C.) 300 feet
D.) 160 feet
E.) 30 feet

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160 feet

You should use your signals at least_____ feet before turning?
A.) 50 feet
B.) 100 feet
C.) 150 feet
D.) 200 feet

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100 feet

As per the California Compulsory Financial Responsibility Law, you should always ____________________.
A.) Carry enough money to compensate any damage or injury you cause
B.) Carry proof of your financial responsibility or insurance
C.) Carry your bank account statement with you
D.) Carry your driver's license with you
E.) Pay for any collision you are involved in

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Carry proof of your financial responsibility or insurance

If you loan your vehicle to an unlicensed person, or a person with a suspended/revoked license you may be punished by (CALIFORNIA)
A.) paying $250
B.) your vehicle may be impounded for 30 days
C.) your license will be suspended for 10 days
D.) none of the above

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paying $250

Drivers, who particiapte in a Traffic Violateor program, may have only one ticket removed from their driving record in a______month period?
A.) 6
B.) 12
C.) 18
D.) 24

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18

According to the law, when a driver who is 18 years old or above receives a call on the cell phone, he/she.....
A.) should not carry a cell phone in the car in the first place.
B.) can answer if it is an emergency.
C.) can answer the call using a hands-free device.
D.) cannot answer the call.
E.) can answer the call using the handset, if there is not much traffic.

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can answer the call using a hands-free device.

According to our text, California laws can classify automobiles as ____________.
A.) deadly weapons
B.) a public concern
C.) a safe weapon
D.) a persons only mode of transportation
E.) primary transportation

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deadly weapons

According to the law, it is illegal to drive under the influence of __________.
A.) alcohol, but not drugs
B.) illicit drugs like crack or cocaine ONLY
C.) prescribed drugs only that cause drowsiness
D.) only alcohol, but not when combined with prescription drugs
E.) alcohol, drugs, and even legal over the counter drugs

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alcohol, drugs, and even legal over the counter drugs

According to our text, passing a truck on the highway __________.
A.) should be avoided as much as possible
B.) is permitted if it is from the right
C.) is always safe
D.) a maneuver to be performed only by someone 21 or older
E.) is illegal in California

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should be avoided as much as possible

According to our text one of the most common injuries sustained from a vehicle collision is called __________.
According to our text, one of the most common injuries sustained through a vehicle collision is called __________
A.) whiplash
B.) brain damage
C.) internal bleeding
D.) a compound fracture
E.) a minor bruise

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whiplash

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