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DRIVER EDUCATION MID-TERM

OCTOBER 2012

DIRECTIONS FOR THE RECORDED TEST
1) Open this PowerPoint in ‘presentation mode’ by clicking the presentation button in the lower right hand corner of your computer screen.
2) Click on the sound symbol to hear the directions and questions read to you.

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Word Bank
Basic speed law, compromise space, gap, minimize a hazard, crossbuck, separate hazards, covering the brake, riding the brake, median, switchback

1) The distance between vehicles 2) Adjusting your speed in order to handle one hazard at a time. 3) Allowing your foot to rest on the brake pedal. 4) Series of sharp turns, often found in mountain areas. 5) Reducing the risk by putting more distance between yourself and the hazard.

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6) Taking your foot off the accelerator and holding it over the brake pedal.
7) Adjusting your speed for when traffic, roadway or weather conditions are bad.

8) Give as much space as possible to the greater hazard.
9) The sign before the tracks at a railroad crossing. 10) A grass, metal, or concrete divider that separates traffic moving in opposite directions.

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Directions: Write TRUE or FALSE for each situation below.
1) 1. A teenage driver’s change of a fatal crash doubles with just one passenger. 2) 2. ABS breaks are designed to prevent wheel lock up. 3) 3. With ABS brakes, you should pump the brakes and steer.

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Fill in the blank
1) Which way do you turn the wheels for uphill parking with a curb? 2) What rule should you use to check your following distance? 3) How far into the intersection should you go out when making a left turn? 4) Which way do you turn the wheels for downhill parking without a curb? 5) How should your wheels be positioned when making a left turn?

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Instructions: Circle the vehicle or object in each of the 10 situations which has the Right-Of-Way. = points to front of car.

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Directions: Use the colors in the box below to identify the
highway signs. Write the color that matches the sign.

1) Construction or detour 2) Stop, yield, or prohibited

3) Motorist service
4) Information on routes and distances 5) Warning, danger ahead

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Directions: Study the pictures below. Write the words that
best describe the situation or the type of intersection.

Answer Options A – F:
A. Controlled intersection
B. Controlled railroad crossing C. Protected left turn

D. Uncontrolled intersection
E. Uncontrolled railroad crossing F. Unprotected left turn