TEXAS DRIVERSED FINAL TEST

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
The __________ reduces the amount of pollutants in the exhaust.

A. catalytic converter
B. exhaust manifold
C. muffler
D. tailpipe

catalytic converter
If you have been prescribed glasses to see clearly, you must:

A. Drive with them on only if there’s a restriction on your license
B. Make sure the frames are thick enough to prevent distraction
C. Not wear them while driving at night
D. Wear them whenever you drive

Wear them whenever you drive
When you are passed by an emergency vehicle, you should maintain a following distance behind it of __________ .

A. 100 ft
B. 250 ft
C. 500 ft
D. 1000 ft

500 ft
At an intersection controlled by a four-way stop sign, you must yield if another driver is:

A. Preparing to turn left
B. Preparing to turn right
C. Stopped to your left
D. Stopped to your right

Stopped to your right
If you purchase two new tires rather than four, you should put them on __________ .

A. your back wheels
B. your front wheels
C. your left wheels
D. your right wheels

Your back wheels
In general, more expensive motor oils are __________ .

A. a waste of money
B. likely to cost you less in the long run
C. recommended only for more expensive cars
D. slower to deteriorate in your car

likely to cost you less in the long run
A sudden, unexpected rise in engine RPMs and speedometer reading without a corresponding increase in accelerator pressure or vehicle speed may indicate that __________.

A. your battery has depleted
B. your brakes have locked
C. you are driving uphill
D. your vehicle is hydroplaning

your vehicle is hydroplaning
When backing up, you should do each of the following, except:

A. Look over your right shoulder
B. Set the transmission to reverse
C. Steer with your left hand
D. Use broad steering motions

Use broad steering motions
Which of the following is not a requirement to begin Phase 2 of the GDL program?

A. You must be 16 years old
B. You must complete 32 hours of classroom instruction
C. You must hold your instruction permit for a year
D. You must pass an in-car skills test

You must hold your permit for a year
Just before colliding with another vehicle, you should __________.

A. relax all your muscles
B. lean forward
C. take your foot off the brake pedal
D. place your hands against your chest

Take your foot off the brake pedal
The speed limit is restricted to 30 mph __________ .

A. in school zones
B. in urban areas
C. on beaches
D. on non-numbered highways

in urban areas
You are driving on a two-lane road and a school bus is stopped with its red lights flashing ahead of you. You should:

A. Keep going unless you are near an intersection
B. Proceed with caution if you see children crossing
C. Stop before you reach the bus and wait until it proceeds
D. Yield if you are planning to make a left turn

Stop before you reach the bus and wait until it procedes
Due to the force of inertia, a moving car will not stop unless:

A. Another force acts on it
B. It exhausts its potential energy
C. It runs out of gas
D. Its mass is great enough

Another force acts on it
Signs that inform drivers of rules that they must follow are known as __________ signs.

A. construction
B. guide
C. regulatory
D. warning

regulatory
Throughout the state of Texas, __________ are required to wear a helmet to ride in all circumstances.

A. all motorcyclists
B. all motorcyclists and bicyclists
C. motorcyclists under 21
D. motorcyclists and bicyclists under 21

motorcyclists under 21
If a passenger wishes to have a serious discussion with you, you should:

A. Ask him or her to wait until you stop driving
B. Give your attention to the conversation
C. Slow down as you have the discussion
D. Tell him or her to get out of the car

Ask him or her to wait until you stop driving
It is safe to pass if:

A. The car behind you has already begun to pass you
B. The car you want to pass is about to enter an intersection
C. You are travelling slower than the car ahead of you
D. You can see there are no other cars on the roadway

You can see there are no other cars on the roadway
The lane you drive in should be:

A. Appropriate for the next maneuver you want to perform
B. The farthest lane to the left that you can reach
C. The lane in which you enter a roadway
D. The lane preferred by most vehicles on the road

Appropriate for the next maneuver you want to perform
When you’re distracted:

A. You will forget traffic laws
B. You will perform maneuvers incorrectly
C. Your heart rate will increase
D. Your response time will be slowed

Your response time will be slowed
The __________ uses a series of gears to adjust the output speed of the engine.

A. alternator
B. camshaft
C. timing belt
D. transmission

Transmission
The best schedule for a tune up is:

A. Before your annual safety inspection
B. Once every two years
C. Printed in your owner’s manual
D. Whenever something starts to malfunction

Printed in your owner’s manual
Sometimes a tire that appears to be fine may be unsafe because:

A. Brake fluid has leaked between the wheel and the tire
B. Chemical reactions may have deteriorated the rubber
C. The manufacturing date may be incorrect
D. There may be perforations too small to see

Chemical reactions may have deteriorated the rubber
If you kill or injure an animal while driving and can’t find the owner, you should __________.

A. call the Humane Society or the police
B. leave a note with your name, address, and phone number
C. move the animal to the side of the road
D. deactivate your air bags

Call the humane society or the police
Angle parking spaces are generally entered at an angle about __________ from the curb.

A. 30 degrees
B. 45 degrees
C. 90 degrees
D. 150 degrees

30 degrees
If a vehicle is about to hit you from the side, the safest maneuver is often to __________ .

A. Reduce your speed
B. Speed up
C. Steer towards the car
D. Use threshold braking

Speed up
If you realized you have entered an expressway in the wrong place, you should:

A. Cross the expressway and make a U-turn
B. Proceed onto the expressway and exit at the next opportunity
C. Shift the transmission into reverse and back up your car
D. Turn around as soon as you can safely

Proceed onto the expressway and exit at the next opportunity
As you search the road, your eyes should:

A. Never look away from the roadway
B. Only move away from one range after 3 to 5 seconds
C. Remain fixed on your target area
D. Shift rapidly between important areas

Shift rapidly between important areas
In a __________, you can change lanes in order to join with expressway traffic.

A. acceleration lane
B. entrance ramp
C. gore area
D. merge area

Merge area
When a driver wishes to turn left at an intersection, he or she must:

A. Only proceed when no one else is waiting
B. Yield only if he or she arrived later than other drivers
C. Yield only if there is a car to the right
D. Yield to any traffic moving straight ahead

Yield to any traffic moving straight ahead
The purpose of drivers licensing is to ensure that:

A. Everyone on the road is an exceptional driver
B. No driver is an undue risk to themselves or others
C. Personal information about everyone on the road is collected
D. The state is not legally responsible for traffic deaths

No driver is an undue risk to themselves or others
Your insurance company can cancel your policy after 60 days for:

A. A religious conversion
B. Being involved in a collision
C. Failing to make payments
D. Getting a traffic ticket

Failing to make payments
Alcohol can damage the pancreas by causing:

A. It to release digestive enzymes internally
B. It to work extra hard to filter blood
C. One or both sides of it to enlarge
D. The mucous protecting it to erode

It to release digestive enzymes internally
Zone 2 is the __________ .

A. front zone
B. left front zone
C. right front zone
D. rear zone

left front zone
The six zones of space around a car (space cushions):
1. Front Zone 4. Left-Rear Zone
2. Left-Front Zone 5. Right-Rear Zone
3. Right-Front Zone 6. Rear Zone
Which of the following is not a behavioral problem associated with alcoholism?

A. an overly judgmental attitude
B. decreased communication skills
C. disregard for appointments
D. poor hygiene

Overly judgmental attitude
Which of the following is not true of young drivers?

A. They’re more able to respond to traffic hazards quickly.
B. They’re more likely to underestimate the danger of a situation.
C. They’re more susceptible to peer pressure.
D. They’re more willing to take risks.

They’re more able to respond to traffic hazards quickly.
When a figure is shown on a warning sign over a pair of parallel lines, you should prepare for __________ .

A. a controlled intersection
B. a crossing area
C. an overpass
D. people crossing illegally

a crossing area
One of the earliest forms of space management was known as __________ .

A. Defensive Driving
B. IDPE
C. SEE IT
D. Smith System

Smith System
In general, your mechanic will __________ every 15,000 miles.

A. check the brake system
B. inspect the drive belts
C. perform an oil change
D. replace your spark plugs

Check the brake system
Flashing yellow signals are used to warn drivers of __________ .

A. an approaching railroad crossing
B. a nearby bus stop
C. a school or construction zone
D. an upcoming freeway onramp

A school or construction zone
If your hood opens while you’re driving, try to see the road ahead by looking __________ first.

A. over the top of the hood
B. out the window
C. in the gap underneath the hood
D. at the cars next to you

In the gap underneath the hood
As you evaluate the road, you should choose an escape route that is:

A. A four to five second gap next to your lane
B. A frontage road adjacent to the roadway you’re one
C. An intersection you can use to leave the roadway
D. Capable of reversing the direction you’re travelling in

A four to five second gap next to your lane
Which of the following costs is most likely to remain stable even if you don’t drive that often?

A. Depreciation
B. Gasoline
C. Oil Changes
D. Replacing Tires

Depreciation
No Zones are:

A. Areas of the road drivers must avoid when a truck is turning
B. Areas of the road where large trucks can’t drive
C. Ramps to help trucks slow down when their brakes fail
D. The blind spots around a large truck

The blind spots around a large truck
After committing a drunk driving offense, you may be required to __________ to get your license reinstated.

A. have an ignition interlock device installed in your car
B. pay all required restitution costs
C. re-enroll in drivers education
D. receive medical treatment for chemical dependence

Have an ignition interlock device installed in your car
Carbon monoxide:

A. Can be recognized by a sweet odor
B. Is absorbed mostly through the skin
C. Is impossible to detect with your senses
D. Only has temporary physical effects

Is impossible to detect with your senses
One reason that alcohol-impaired drivers are likely to drive more poorly is:

A. Their attempts to compensate for their impairment distract them
B. They are more likely to have hyperactive reflexes
C. They are typically unable to remember where they’re going
D. They think there is nothing wrong with their driving

They think there is nothing wrong with their driving
If you strike a parked car or other unattended property, you must __________.

A. leave a note with your name, address, and phone number
B. report the collision to the police as soon as possible
C. wait for the owner to arrive
D. A and B

A and B
Pharmacies in Texas are required to transmit prescription information to the Texas __________.

A. Department of Transportation (DOT)
B. Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC)
C. State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP)
D. Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Department of Public Safety (DPS)
On a normal roadway, a driver in Lane Position 2 may be preparing to __________ .

A. pull over
B. speed up
C. turn left
D. turn right

Turn left
If you commit a moving violation while driving in a construction zone with workers present:

A. You will be fined $2,000
B. Your car will be impounded
C. Your fine will be doubled
D. Your license will be suspended

Your fine will be doubled

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