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True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

You do not have to stop for jay-walkers, ONLY for pedestrians who are in a marked crosswalk.
 

 2. 

A solid white line means even though all traffic is going the same way (one-way) you may NOT change lanes.
 

 3. 

It is illegal to wear a radio headset, headphones, or any other wired or wireless device that
restricts your attention to the environment while driving. If you are 18 or older, you can use
one earplug for use with a cell phone.
 

 4. 

A JOL license will be classified as a Class B license.
 

 5. 

You MUST stop at all stop signs UNLESS you determine that there are NO cars in the intersection.
 

 6. 

Police cars, fire engines, and ambulances are all considered emergency vehicles
 

 7. 

You do not have to use your turn signal (blinker / directional)  when you are in a “turn only” lane.
 

 8. 

If you have a Junior Operator’s License, your first speeding offense will cause a 90-day license suspension and you must pay a $500 reinstatement fee.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 9. 

“Lifetime Lookback” means
a.
The RMV only looks back at your driving record for 7 years.
b.
Only insurance companies look back at your driving record.
c.
The courts and the RMV look back at your driving record for your lifetime of driving.                                                                                                              
d.
The RMV does not look back at your driving record during your lifetime of driving.
 

 10. 

If you get a citation from a police officer for a “moving violation” you must:
a.
Sign it and send in the fine.
b.
Sign it and request a civil hearing.
c.
If it is a warning, do nothing further.
d.
One of the above, unless it is a criminal complaint.
 

 11. 

Which of the following statements is TRUE?
a.
You can legally turn left on red at some intersections. 
b.
You may never cross a single OR double solid line(s).
c.
You do not have to stop for a pedestrian unless they are in the crosswalk.                                                                                                           
d.
A green light means GO no matter what the situation.
 

 12. 

Which of the following statements is FALSE?
a.
Stop immediately if the yellow warning light comes on.
b.
If the check engine warning light comes on, you can continue
driving. 
c.
You must wear a seatbelt even if you have an airbag.
d.
If your car is down one quart of oil, you can still drive your car.
 

 13. 

Which of the following statements is TRUE?
a.
If you determine that all is clear by looking in your mirrors, you can safely pull into traffic.
b.
A three-point turn is needed on a street that is not wide enough for a U-turn.
c.
Your hands should be placed near the top of the steering wheel.
d.
You should always use two hands on the wheel when backing up.
 

 14. 

When parking on a hill, set your parking brake and shift into park. You must turn your front wheels in the proper direction to stop the vehicle from rolling downhill if the brake fails.  On the road test, you will be asked to do a “hill operation.”  The examiner will tell you to demonstrate parking on a hill and will give you one of the 4 ways.  You turn the wheel all the way to the LEFT when parking
a.
Uphill with a curb (UCLA). 
b.
Downhill with a curb.
c.
Uphill without a curb.
d.
Downhill without a curb.
 

 15. 

Which of the following statements is FALSE?
a.
Stop before the sidewalk when entering a road from a driveway.
b.
You CANNOT back up from a driveway onto a numbered state highway like Rt. 123 (Belmont Street). 
c.
You may enter an intersection at a green light even if traffic is backed up through it and you can’t make it all the way across, as long as the light is green when you enter.
d.
It is a good habit to always use your emergency brake (parking brake/hand brake) when parking your car.
 

 16. 

At a four-way intersection in which all traffic comes to a stop sign, both you and the vehicle to your right come to a stop at the exact same time.  Which of you has the right of way?
a.
Neither vehicle because there is no law about this. 
b.
Your vehicle 
c.
The vehicle to your right.
d.
You MUST wait for a car from your left to proceed through the intersection first before going.
                                                                                                                    
 

 17. 

When parking on a hill, three basic skills must be performed. PET stands for
a.
Proceed, Emergency, Take
b.
Park, Exit, and Turn the wheel appropriately.
c.
Park, apply Emergency brake, Turn the wheel appropriately.
d.
Pass, apply Emergency brake, Take the right of way.
 

 18. 

When driving a car with a manual (stick-shift/standard) transmission…
a.
Use 5th gear to begin moving forward from a complete stop. 
b.
Use 1st gear to begin moving forward from a complete stop. 
c.
The clutch is an optional device used only at times.
d.
Manual transmissions are always only a 4-speed stick-shift.
 

 19. 

Which of the following is FALSE?
a.
You cannot be convicted of operating under the influence if you refuse a breathaylzer.
b.
You are operating above the legal limit if you have a BAC of 0.08 or higher. Massachusetts has a “zero-tolerance” law for drivers under 21. Any driver under 21 will face penalties for having a BAC of 0.02 or higher.
c.
A 12 ounce can of beer has the same alcohol content as a 5 glass of wine.
d.
If your BAC is above the legal limit OR if you refuse a breathalyzer or blood test, the police officer must take away your license. You will be given a notice of suspension, which is effective immediately
 

 20. 

Which of the following is an emotion that could negatively affect your driving?
a.
Inattention 
b.
Depression
c.
Anger
d.
Both Anger and Depression
 

 21. 

A broken (dashed) yellow line means that you may
a.
SAFELY pass a vehicle in front of you that is going “too slow.”
b.
NEVER pass, for any reason, a vehicle traveling in front of you.
c.
ONLY pass “18-wheelers” during daylight hours.
d.
ONLY pass a slower vehicle on weekends.
 

 22. 

When the light turns green at a stoplight, which vehicle has the right of way?
a.
The vehicle taking a left with its blinker on.
b.
The vehicle that is committed to taking a right turn.
c.
The vehicle that is going straight through the imtersection.
d.
The vehicle that has waited the longest.
 

 23. 

Which of the following is FALSE?
a.
Compulsory insurance is NOT required for vehicles.
b.
A school bus must stop at all railroad crossings.
c.
Seat belts are required of all occupants in a motor vehicle.
d.
Ignition Interlock Devices can be installed for repeat drunk drivers.
 

 24. 

During your Road Test you will be asked to
a.
Show your hand signals and say what they mean.
b.
Provide the examiner with a completed road test applicaiton and have it signed by a parent if under the age of 18.
c.
Parallel park the car in between traffic cones.
d.
All of the above.
 

 25. 

The fundamental speed law in Brockton means that the speed limit is ____ MPH unless otherwise posted.
a.
25
b.
30
c.
35
d.
40
 

 26. 

In Massachusetts, in order to get your license when you are under the age 18 (JOL), you must have your Learner’s Permit for at least  
a.
1 month.
b.
1 year.
c.
6 months.
d.
6 months or 40 hours driving experience with your parents; whichever comes first.
 

 27. 

In order to legally drive with a Learner’s Permit in the State of Massachusetts you MUST:
a.
Be accompanied by a licensed operator who occupies the passenger seat next to you and is at least 18 years old, holds a valid driver’s license from Massachusetts or another state, and has at least two years of driving experience.
b.
Be accompanied by a licensed operator who occupies the passenger seat next to you and is at least 21 years old, holds a valid driver’s license from Massachusetts or another state, and has at least one year of driving experience.
c.
Be accompanied by a licensed operator who occupies the passenger seat next to you and is at least 25 years old, holds a valid driver’s license from Massachusetts or another state, and has at least one year of driving experience.
d.
Be accompanied ONLY by a parent or guardian who knows how to drive, has been driving for at least 20 years, and has attended the Parent Class.
 

 28. 

Which of the following statements about turning “right on red” is FALSE?
a.
You MUST come to a complete stop first.
b.
You can LEGALLY roll slowly through the light without coming to a full stop as long as you yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and other vehicles.
c.
You do NOT legally have to turn right on red.
d.
You must first give the right-of-way to pedestrians and other vehicles.
 

 29. 

Choose the BEST answer.  In addition to being taught to drive by professional Driver’s Ed instructors, another good reason to take Driver’s Ed is to:
a.
Save money on your car insurance.
b.
Save on all car washes for up to one year with proof of License.
c.
Get discounts on oil changes for the life of your car.
d.
There is no other good reason to take Driver’s Ed.
 

 30. 

The S in SIPDE stands for:
a.
Search as much as you can.
b.
Scan as much as you can.
c.
See as much as you can.
d.
All of the above.
 

 31. 

In order to legally pass the driver in front of you:
a.
You may TEMPORARILY exceed the speed limit to “go around them.”
b.
You MUST use your hazard lights to warn oncoming traffic.
c.
You are expected to sound your horn to alert the driver that you are passing.
d.
You MUST stay within the speed limit when passing.
 

 32. 

The maximum speed limit on both Route 24 and Interstate 495 is
a.
50 MPH.
b.
55 MPH.
c.
65 MPH.
d.
70 MPH.
 

 33. 

You can legally block a fire station’s “driveway”  entrance/exit only if
a.
It is a Sunday.
b.
It is not being used.
c.
No fire engines are present.
d.
You MUST NEVER block the “driveway” of a fire station.
 

 34. 

What is expected of you if you are driving along a roadway and see orange cones and signs?
a.
It is a construction site so you are expected to slow down, use extreme caution, orand infranction/fine will be DOUBLED.
b.
You may continue your speed as long as it is within the posted speed limit.
c.
You MUST stop and wait until the contstruction site has been secured.
d.
There are no tickets issued within construction zones because it would be too inconvenient for all commuters and for the police.
 

 35. 

For JOL (Junior Operaor License) holders, most crashes are caused by, but not limited to:
a.
Speeding.
b.
Slower reaction times than experienced drivers.
c.
Texting
d.
All of the above.
 

 36. 

Which of the following scenarios allows you to legally pass on the right?
a.
The vehicle that you are attempting to pass is making or is about to make a left turn.
b.
The vehicle that you are attempting to pass is making or is about to make a right turn.
c.
The vehicle that you are attempting to pass is proceeding straight through an intersection.
d.
You need to go off road in order to pass.
 

 37. 

It is illegal to park your vehicle
a.
Within 20 feet of an intersection.
b.
In front of a fire hydrant.
c.
In a crosswalk, in front of a driveway, or in front of a handicap-access ramp
d.
All of the above.
 

 38. 

The only thing that can help a person become sober after drinking alcohol is
a.
Drinking at least two cups of coffee.
b.
Time.
c.
Taking a cold shower
d.
All of the above.
 

 39. 

When making a RIGHT turn, your PRIMARY blind spot is
a.
To your LEFT.
b.
To your RIGHT.
c.
Directly BEHIND you.
d.
Directly in FRONT of you.
 

 40. 

Which of the following statements is FALSE?
a.
You can be considered legally impaired by taking over-the-counter drugs.
b.
Even if you consider yourself to be “buzzed,” you are still drunk in the eyes of the law.
c.
You can be considered legally impaired by taking medicine prescribed by a doctor.
d.
An empty container of alchohol is NOT considered and “open container.”
 

 41. 

Driving while high from marijuana is just as dangerous as driving drunk because it can
a.
Cause drowsiness and inattention.
b.
Potentially make you overcompensate and rely only on tunnel-vision.
c.
Cause you to drive erratically and posssibly put yourself and others in grave danger.
d.
All of the above.
 

 42. 

Which of the following statements about blind spots is TRUE?
a.
If your side view mirrors are clean properly adjusted, you can eliminate all blind spots.
b.
As long as you periodically monitor your side and rear view mirrors while driving, you will have no blind spot.
c.
TURNING YOUR HEAD over your shoulder and looking in your blind spots is one of THE most important habits that good, safe drivers always use.
d.
Checking blind spots is necessary ONLY for your road test and is otherwise overrated and NOT needed for everyday driving.
 

 43. 

One way to decrease anxiety, impatience, and aggressive driving while on the road and arrive at your destination safely and stress-free is to
a.
Speed when and where you think you can.
b.
ONLY take the highway.
c.
Leave 15 minutes early.
d.
Go faster and get there quicker by zipping through a shortcut someone told you about.
 

 44. 

When confronted by an aggressive driver, you should
a.
Avoid eye contact.
b.
NOT engage in an argument.
c.
NOT let the issue escalate into possible “road rage.”
d.
All of the above.
 

 45. 

State law requires you to pull over to the right side of the road and stop when signaled by a
police officer. You must pull over whether the officer is in a police car or on foot. Being
pulled over may cause anxiety for both you and the police officer. You may be anxious
about getting a ticket or not know why you are being stopped. Police officers rarely know
what to expect from a driver or passengers. Because of this, they may be anxious about
their own personal safety.

Which of the following statements about what to do when being pulled over by the police is FALSE?
a.
Keep your hands in plain sight and tell your passengers to do the same.  Do not make any sudden movements or gestures that could seem threatening.  Examples of this could be reaching under the seats or into unlit areas of the vehicle.  Make sure your passengers do not do this either.
b.
Wait until the officer asks for your license and registration before reaching into your pockets or into the glove compartment.
c.
Be polite when the officer returns your license and registration. If the officer gives you a ticket, do not argue. Once a citation is issued, the officer is required to file it and cannot take it back.  You have the right to challenge the citation in court.
d.
Immediately search through the glove compartment until you have found the registration and reach for your wallet to gain access to your license.  The officer should not be kept waiting.
 

 46. 

Which of the following statements is TRUE?
a.
A railroad sign is always round.
b.
Regulatory signs are always square.
c.
A school zone sign is a pentagon shape.
d.
A No Passing Zone sign is a trapezoid shape.
 

 47. 

Holding the steering wheel with two hands is
a.
ONLY reommended for your road test.
b.
ONLY needed when driving with a parent.
c.
A strongly recommended way to drive safely.
d.
None of the above.
 

 48. 

In Massachusetts, if you hit and injure or kill a dog or cat you must
a.
Notify the animal’s owner.
b.
Notify the local police.
c.
Either A or B
d.
Do nothing.
 

 49. 

When merging onto the highway during normal traffic conditions you should
a.
Slow down to be able to safely merge into traffic.
b.
Speed up to match the approximate speed of traffic flow.
c.
Only look in your mirrors and straight ahead and signal left.
d.
Stop and wait for an opportunity to enter when it’s clear.
 

 50. 

There are three intersections in Brockton where the stoplights may have both solid red and solid yellow lights lit up together.  Solid red light together with solid yellow light mean:
a.
Slow down and proceed with caution.
b.
Pedestrian crossing.
c.
Four-way stop.
d.
Emergency vehicle approaching.
 

 51. 

Answer, “I PROMISE THAT I WILL” after you read below declaring that you respect and will always do your best to follow the advice below.
YOU, AND YOU ALONE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR DRIVING RECORD. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS DRIVE SAFELY BY FOLLOWING THE RULES OF THE ROAD AND ELIMINATING AS MANY DISTRACTIONS AS YOU CAN. THIS WAY YOU CAN BE PROUD OF YOUR DRIVING RECORD AND SAVE MONEY ON YOUR CAR INSURANCE AND KEEP IT AT THE LOWEST RATE POSSIBLE. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, SO YOUR PARENTS NEVER HAVE TO BE CONFRONTED WITH THE TRAGIC NEWS THAT YOU HAVE BEEN RUSHED TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM, OR THAT THEY MUST MAKE PLANS TO BURY THEIR CHILD. YOU MUST MAKE A PROMISE TO YOURSELF THAT YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND RESPECT THIS ADVICE AND WILL ALWAYS DRIVE SAFELY AND TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY.
a.
I PROMISE THAT I WILL.
b.
I do not promise.
 



 
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