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Glossary of Driver's Test Review 3

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61. When trying to pull away from a slippery surface in a car with a manual shift, you should do which of the following?
I. Start in second or high gear.
II. Accelerate rapidly
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neithe
61. A
57. Roads are likely to be especially slick
A. just after they have been paved
B. just after it has begun to rain or drizzle
C. after it has been raining for several hours
D. inexceptionally cold, dry weather
57. B
68. If your car breaks down on a highway at night, you should do which of the following?
I. Raise the hood and tie a white handkerchief to the left door handle.
II. Switch on the parking lights.
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and
68. C
67. If your car breaks down on the highway at night, what should you do?
I. Park the car completely off the road.
II. Turn on the high-beam lights.
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor II
67. A
63. If your brakes fail, you should do which of the following?
I. Shift into a lower gear.
II. Use the emergency brake.
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor II
63. C
60. the best way to get good traction on hard packed snow is to
A. put chains on your tires
B. use snow tires
C. have lower than usual air pressure in your tires
D. carry heavy weight in your trunk
60. A
59. When driving in a heavy snowstorm during the day, you should use
A. parking lights
B. low-beam lights
C. four-way flashers
D. high-beam headlights
59. B
58. When driving through heavy fog, you should
A. turn on your bright lights
B. slow down
C. follow the car in front of you closely
D. turn on your parking lights
58. B
56. If it starts to drizzle while you are driving, you shuld do which of the following?
I. Slow down because the rain will loosen oil and gravel on the road.
II. Allow at least twice the normal following distance.
A. I only
B. II only
56. C
54. If the driver of an approaching car fails to dim his headlights, you shuld do which of the following?
I. Watch the road ahead to avoid looking at the lights of the other car.
II. Flick your headlight beams up and down one time.
A. I on
54. C
55. When driving on a highway at night, you should never use your high-beam headlights if you are
A. slowing down for a turn
B. traveling on a road with no median
C. going down a hill
D. following another car
55. D
21. Which of the following statements concerning speed limits on the open road in North Carolina is (are) correct?
I. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit for passenger cars and pickup trucks is 65 mph.
II. The speed limit for a school acti
21. D
52. A driver may be temporarily blinded at night by which of the following?
I. Glare from the headlights of other cars.
II. Flame from a match he strikes to light a cigarette.
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither
52. C
62. When pulling a trailer down a long, steep hill, you should do which of the following?
I. Drive in a low gear
II. Keep in the right lane
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor II
62. C
47. The most frequent type of accident on interstate highways is:
A. sideswipe collision
B. running of the road
C. rear-end collision
D. head-on collision
47. C
64. Wet brakes can be dried out by doing which of the following?
I. Turning on the heater
II. Shifting into a lower gear and keeping light pressure on the brake pedal.
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor I
64. B
65. If you have a blowout while traveling at a high speed, you should do which of the following?
I. Apply the brake firmly as soon as you notice the blowout.
II. Grip the steering wheel firmly to keep the car from swerving.
A. I only
65. B
49. You are driving on an interstate highway when a breakdown forces you to the shoulder. You should:
A. sit in the car until help arrives
B. tie a handkerchief to the left door handle and stand beside the left front fender
C. raise the ho
49. C
50. Studies have shown that under normal conditions the chance of a car being involved in an accident on an interstate highway is dreater if the driver:
A. maintains a steady speed
B. travels considerably below the posted speed limit
C. tr
50. B
66. When changing a flat tire, you should do which of the following?
I. Put the vehicle in neutral gear.
II. Block the wheels.
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor II
66. B
69. If your vehicle has run off the road onto the shoulder, you should
A. shift quickly to a lower gear
B. brake with heavy constant pressure
C. Apply the emergency brake
D. take your foot off the gas pedal gradually
69. D
70. Skids are likely to occur on which of the following roads?
I. One on which snow has become packed
II. One that has just been paved
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor II
70. A
53. In which of the following situations should you use your low beams?
I. At night in the city.
II. In foggy or misty weather.
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor II
53. C
48. When taking a long trip on an interstate highway, you should plan on doing which of the following?
I. Stopping every 100 miles at a rest stop
II. Scheduling some hours of night driving to avoid heavy traffic
A. I only
B. II only
48. A
46. If you are in the wrong lane for making a left turn at an intersection, you should:
A. go to the next intersection and turn there
B. back up and move into the correct lane for turning
C. wait until all other cars have cleared the inter
46. A
51. If you miss your exit on an interstate highway, you can do which of the following:
I. make a U-turn
II. go on to the next exit
A. I only
B. II only
C. Both I and II
D. Neither I nor II
51. B
72. If you have to come to a stop on an icy road, you should
A. use your hand brake
B. put the brake on hard
C. apply the brake in short hard jabs
D. pump the brake pedal lightly
71. D

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