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Ideally, the backrest is tilted back slightly, so when you turn the wheel your shoulders are _______ the seat.
  • A.) not touching
  • B.) touching
  • C.) parallel with
  • D.) horizontal to

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touching
EXPLANATION: The backrest of the seat should be tilted back ever so slightly, and when turning the steering wheel your shoulders should remain in contact with the seat


Which of the following is the ideal way to apply pressure onto pedals?
  • A.) With your entire body weight behind it
  • B.) Gently at first and then with full force
  • C.) Stomping with force, so it reacts
  • D.) By pressing gradually

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By pressing gradually


To move forward in an automatic transmission vehicle, shift to _____.
  • A.) Park
  • B.) Reverse
  • C.) Neutral
  • D.) Drive

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Drive


The most common pedals found in a vehicle are _________.
  • A.) accelerator, brake, and silencer
  • B.) radio, steering wheel, and mirrors
  • C.) accelerator, brake, and clutch
  • D.) brake, clutch, and silencer

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accelerator, brake, and clutch


While driving, the heel of your right foot should be positioned on the _____.
  • A.) accelerator pedal
  • B.) brake pedal
  • C.) floor
  • D.) dash

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floor


The acronym ABS stands for __
  • A.) Antilock Braking System
  • B.) Antilock Buoyancy System
  • C.) Automatic Braking System
  • D.) American Braking System

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Antilock Braking System


Anti-lock braking systems (ABS):
  • A.) Help drivers maintain steering ability under hard braking.
  • B.) Allow shorter following distances.
  • C.) Result in shorter stopping distances.
  • D.) Allow higher traveling speeds.

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Help drivers maintain steering ability under hard braking.


If _____, use threshold braking any time you need to brake hard.
  • A.) you don't have ABS
  • B.) you have ABS
  • C.) you know how to do it
  • D.) you're entering a skid

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you don't have ABS


_____ braking is when you squeeze the brake pedal until just before the wheels lock, then ease off the pedal, then squeeze again, repeating until you've reduced your speed enough.
  • A.) Traditional
  • B.) Power
  • C.) ABS
  • D.) Threshold

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Threshold


A gear selector is ____________.
  • A.) a person involved in vehicle manufacturing
  • B.) a button you press to park your vehicle
  • C.) a lever used to clean your windshield
  • D.) a lever used to shift gears

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a lever used to shift gears


Which of the following is NOT a basic procedure?
  • A.) Oil maintenance
  • B.) Self-assessment
  • C.) Seat/mirror adjustments
  • D.) Vehicle check

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Self-assessment


When leaning out while adjusting your mirrors, the side of your vehicle should be _____ in your side mirrors.
  • A.) mostly what you see
  • B.) just barely visible
  • C.) half of what you see
  • D.) avoided at all costs

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just barely visible


Assessing your fitness to drive is something you should do ___ you embark on your journey
  • A.) Before
  • B.) Unless
  • C.) A few minutes after
  • D.) A few hours after

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Before


Asking yourself whether your mind is currently occupied by things that can take your concentration off the road is something you should do ______.
  • A.) after you get in the car
  • B.) before you buy a car
  • C.) after you begin driving
  • D.) before you get in the car

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before you get in the car


Which of the following is not an assessment of your fitness to drive?
  • A.) Am I awake and alert?
  • B.) Am I emotionally sound?
  • C.) Am I carrying money?
  • D.) Am I physically able?

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Am I carrying money?


If you have a temporary illness that may affect your ability to drive, you should:
  • A.) Determine your own fitness for driving
  • B.) Obtain a restricted drivers license
  • C.) Only drive when you're heavily medicated
  • D.) Drive in the right lane of the roadway

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Determine your own fitness for driving


The driver fitness check does NOT normally involve ________.
  • A.) checking the vehicle's odometer
  • B.) checking you are mentally alert
  • C.) ensuring you are emotionally stable
  • D.) preventing potential distractions

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checking the vehicle's odometer


Basic procedures are things.
  • A.) you do to register your car
  • B.) every driver should do after a journey
  • C.) you do to give your car a tune-up
  • D.) every driver should be aware of before driving

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every driver should be aware of before driving


Every person’s body is different, _____?
Every person's body is different, _____.
  • A.) But every vehicle’s cabin layout is the same
  • B.) and every vehicle’s cabin layout is different
  • C.) Making some people automatically safe drivers
  • D.) Making some people better fit to drive a sedan than a coupe

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But every vehicle’s cabin layout is the same


An advantage presented by straight-in spaces is that _____.
  • A.) it's easier to fit your vehicle
  • B.) you can have a safer exit if you're able to park facing out
  • C.) they protect your car from a break-in
  • D.) straight-in spaces are always in free parking zones

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it's easier to fit your vehicle


What is the purpose of an airbag?
  • A.) It cushions you from impact and from being propelled from the vehicle.
  • B.) It deploys to catch air behind you like a parachute and slow down the vehicle.
  • C.) It functions to assist your steering.
  • D.) It takes the place of a seat belt.

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It cushions you from impact and from being propelled from the vehicle.


Airbags are often placed in the steering wheel or dashboard to provide a minimum cushion of air immediately before impact.
  • A.) True
  • B.) False

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TRUE


A vehicle's _____ is the entire piece of plastic that spans the front end of the passenger cabin.
  • A.) instrument panel
  • B.) control panel
  • C.) dashboard
  • D.) frontboard

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dashboard


The ______ is the information center that drivers need to refer to when they're NOT scanning the road.
  • A.) airbag
  • B.) rearview mirror
  • C.) instrument panel
  • D.) steering wheel

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instrument panel(dashboard)


An important aspect of maintaining a safe space cushion is also to make sure you have _____ in the event of an emergency.
  • A.) an out
  • B.) blind spots
  • C.) no distance
  • D.) no options

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an out


If you often commute through urban areas, you may want to ___.
If you often commute through urban areas, you may want to _____.
  • A.) travel at the front of the traffic pack
  • B.) travel at the back of the traffic pack
  • C.) buy a bigger car to help you see over traffic
  • D.) plan your trips to avoid rush hour traffic

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plan your trips to avoid rush hour traffic


When checking your tires, it's most important to check their _____.
  • A.) springiness and color
  • B.) inflation and tread depth
  • C.) inflation and springiness
  • D.) brand and traction

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inflation and tread depth


You can find the manufacturer's recommended tire pressure on _____.
  • A.) Your driver license
  • B.) Your car's registration
  • C.) The driver's side door jamb
  • D.) The driver's side door handle

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The driver's side door jamb


The thermostat is the gauge on your dashboard for _____.
  • A.) telling the temperature inside the cabin
  • B.) telling the oil levels remaining
  • C.) checking water levels
  • D.) checking the engine's temperature

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checking the engine's temperature EXPLANATION: The thermostat is the gauge on your dashboard that tells you if your engine is running too hot—which usually indicates a problem with the radiator. Only put coolant in your radiator when the engine is cool! If you find that your engine is hot while driving, pull over to a safe spot and call for assistance. Have your radiator checked during your maintenance check


How can you tell if your car is overheating?
  • A.) Your temperature gauge is moving into the red or "H" zone.
  • B.) Your temperature gauge is moving into the blue or "C" zone.
  • C.) You physically feel your car is getting hot.
  • D.) You cannot tell if your car is overheating.

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Your temperature gauge is moving into the red or "H" zone.

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