VADETS FINAL EXAM QUESTIONS

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In order to obtain a learner's permit in Virginia, you must be at least ____.

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In order to obtain a learner's permit in Virginia, you must be at least ____.

15 years & 6 months old

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Vehicles registered in Virginia must be inspected ____ .

once a year

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3

You are covered by your parents' insurance policy while driving with a learner's permit.

True

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If you drive on the public roads of Virginia, you must submit to an alcohol or drug test when requested. This is known as the ____ law.

implied consent

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5

In Virginia, you must have a special license to drive a motorcycle.

True

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6

An applicant for a learner's permit must score ___ on the signs test.

100%

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7

Your decision to become an organ donor should be ___.

recorded on your driver's license and discussed with your family

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8

The uninsured motorist fee provides you with minimal insurance coverage in the event of a crash.

False

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9

The penalty for anyone less than 20 who is convicted of his/her first demerit violation is ___.

mandatory driver improvement class

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10

There are plenty of donated organs to meet the needs of all patients.

False

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The minimum amount of liability insurance needed to satisfy the financial responsibility law in Virginia is ___.

25,000/50,000/20,000

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12

A driver with a learner's permit is limited to ___ passengers under the age of 18.

1

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13

There is a national network to coordinate organ distribution.

True

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The minimum age for a licensed driver accompanying a driver with a learner's permit is ___.

21 or 18 (if immediate family member)

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15

Under the ___ law, persons less than 21 may lose the privilege to drive if they have a BAC of .02 or above.

zero tolerance

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16

The type of license which will allow a person to drive a large truck or van designed for 16 or more passengers is a ___.

CDL

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17

If you are less than 18, you will receive your permanent license from ___.

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court

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18

A driver's license expires ___.

on the licensee's birthday in ages divisible by 5

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19

The minimum age to receive a driver's license in Virginia is ___.

16 and 3 months

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20

A train's speed ___.

will appear slower than it is

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21

It takes a train going 50 mph approximately ___ to stop safely.

1 1/2 miles

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22

When an emergency vehicle approaches you using a siren, you should ___.

pull over to allow a clear path for the emergency vehicle

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23

In this situation, indicate who has the right of way.

no one

<p>no one</p>
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24

Most railroad crossing crashes are there results of ___.

driver error

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25

Each year over ___ persons are killed in highway-rail crashes.

500

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26

When you approach a school bus with flashing red lights from either direction, you ___.

may proceed only if there is a median between you and the bus

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27

In this situation, indicate who must yield.

car B

<p>car B</p>
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28

The crossbuck is considered the same as a ___.

yield sign

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29

In this situation, indicate who must yield.

car B

<p>car B</p>
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30

If the foot brake fails, the parking brake may be used to stop the vehicle.

True

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31

This lane is reserved for ___.

vehicles from both directions turning left

<p>vehicles from both directions turning left</p>
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32

If your tire loses pressure while you are driving, you should ___.

keep a firm grip on the steering wheel with both hands and release the accelerator pedal slowly

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33

You should signal at least ___ before you turn or change position.

4 seconds

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34

It is illegal to pass on the right in Virginia under any circumstances.

False

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35

Use of a lower gear may be helpful when going up or down steep grades.

True

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This road marking indicates ___.

HOV lane or restricted lane (bus or bicycles)

<p>HOV lane or restricted lane (bus or bicycles)</p>
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Matching (Traffic Signals)

red light

steady amber light

flashing red light

flashing amber light

steady green light

green arrow

red light: stop - remain stopped

steady amber light: red light is coming, clear the intersection

flashing red light: stop - go when the way is clear

flashing amber light: proceed with caution

steady green light: go if the way is clear

green arrow: protected turn/go in direction of arrow

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38

You are required to dim your headlights when you are within ___ feet of an approaching vehicle.

500

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39

The use of cruise control is helpful on slippery roadways.

False

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40

An important point to remember in skid control is ___.

do not brake, look where you want the vehicle to go, steer in the direction you want to go

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41

According to Virginia law, you must turn into ___.

the first open lane going in your direction

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42

A solid line indicates ___.

no passing

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43

The basic color for construction signs is ___.

orange

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44

General warning signs are ___.

yellow

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45

Red signs indicate ___.

prohibitive or stop

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46

This hand signal indicates ___.

right turn

<p>right turn</p>
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47

This sign indicates ___.

slippery when wet

<p>slippery when wet</p>
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The shape of this sign indicates ___.

railroad crossing

<p>railroad crossing</p>
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49

A yellow line (solid or broken) in the center of a roadway indicates ___.

two way traffic

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50

The speed limit in school, business and residential areas is ___.

25

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51

The correct method of steering through a turn is ___.

push/pull/slide

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52

This sign indicates ___.

lane reduction

<p>lane reduction</p>
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53

The shape of this sign indicates ___.

regulatory

<p>regulatory</p>
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54

You must park at least ___ feet from a fire hydrant.

15

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55

When parking downhill with a curb, ___.

turn the wheels toward the curb

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56

The shape of this sign indicates ___.

yield

<p>yield</p>
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57

The side view mirrors should be adjusted to the contemporary (BGE) mirror setting, which means the driver can see ___.

the vehicles in the lanes beside his/her vehicle

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58

When the mirrors are set correctly, there is no need to check blind zones.

False

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59

The steering wheel should be adjusted upward towards the face.

False

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60

The following is the correct procedure for securing a vehicle:

stop

set parking brake

place gear selector in park

turn off accessories

turn ignition off, lock ignition and remove key

remove occupant restraints

check traffic and exit vehicle

secure doors

True

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61

When using the accelerator and brake pedal, the heel of the foot should remain on the floor.

True

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62

Driving with the hands in the 8 o'clock and 4 o'clock position ___.

reduces excessive steering, helps protect the driver from airbag injuries, improves vehicle stability

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63

Preventative maintenance ___.

is the routine care you give your vehicle, is outlined in the owner's manual, includes checking fluids

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64

The rearview mirror should be adjusted to frame the back windshield.

True

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65

When seated properly, the driver should be at least ___ inches from the steering wheel.

10

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66

The oil should be changed every ___.

3000 - 5000 miles

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67

To adjust the side view mirror for the BGE mirror setting, the driver should sit in the driving position.

False

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68

Locking the doors ensures that they will not fly open during a crash.

False

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69

When seated properly, the driver's chin should be above the steering wheel.

True

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70

Tire pressure should be checked ___.

weekly

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71

Which of the following is NOT a necessary step when approaching a vehicle?

check tire tread depth with a penny

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72

The lap belt should be adjusted to fit snugly ___.

across the hips

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73

The driver should set accessories before putting the vehicle in drive.

True

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74

The head restraint should be adjusted ___.

just above the ears

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75

See image.

A. windshield wipers

B. alternator

C. accessory power outlet

D. air bag readiness

E. seat belt reminder

F. low fuel

G. monitors the anti-lock brake system

H. rear defroster

I. oil pressure indicator

J. high beam indicator

<p>A. windshield wipers</p><p>B. alternator</p><p>C. accessory power outlet</p><p>D. air bag readiness</p><p>E. seat belt reminder</p><p>F. low fuel</p><p>G. monitors the anti-lock brake system</p><p>H. rear defroster</p><p>I. oil pressure indicator</p><p>J. high beam indicator</p>
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76

Head restraints are designed to help reduce ___.

whiplash injuries

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77

Gears below drive provide more engine power.

True

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When backing, the driver should turn the steering wheel to the right in order to back to the left.

False

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79

Pedal extensions are available to allow short drivers to maintain a safe distance from the steering wheel.

True

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80

Position one on the ignition switch allows you to use accessories with the engine off.

True

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81

The horn should NOT be used to ___.

show anger

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82

When the daytime running lights are in use, the tail lights are not on.

True

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83

All vehicles have adjustable head restraints.

False

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84

Safety experts recommend the use of headlights whenever the vehicle is moving.

True

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85

When securing the vehicle, the parking brake should be set before placing the vehicle in park.

True

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The turn signal will always cancel after a turn.

False

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If the driver needs to adjust the defroster, he/she should place the steering hand at the top of the steering wheel temporarily.

False

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88

Cruise control ___.

allows a driver to select and travel at a set speed, works at speeds above 25 mph, should not be used on slippery surfaces

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89

Vehicle balance is maintained through ___.

precise steering, smooth acceleration, controlled braking

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90

Ideal vehicle balance is reached when ___.

the vehicle is stationary

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91

The steering technique best suited in limited space maneuvers is ___.

hand over hand

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92

Steering input to the left will result in weight transfer ___.

right

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93

braking results in weight transfer ___.

forward

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94

If understeer occurs, weight should be transferred to the ___.

front

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95

Weight transfer from side to side is known as ___.

roll

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96

One method of determining correct distance from the steering wheel is ___.

by extending the arm over the steering wheel until the top of the steering wheel is in line with the wrist joint

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97

If your vehicle is not equipped with ABS, hard controlled braking should be done ___.

prior to evasive steering

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98

Weight transfer forward or backward is known as ___.

pitch

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99

Acceleration results in weight transfer ___.

backward

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100

The steering technique best suited for maintaining vehicle balance is ___.

push/pull/feed (hand to hand)

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