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All motor vehicles registered in Nevada must have the following: The Nevada Driver’s License All of the above
Before you can obtain a full driver’s license, you must complete how many hours of supervised, behind-the-wheel training: The Nevada Driver’s License 50 hours
In order for a teen driver to be eligible for a full Nevada driver’s license, they must have held a Nevada instruction permit for at least how long? The Nevada Driver’s License 6 months
Your instruction permit can be suspended or revoked for which of the following: The Nevada Driver’s License All of the above
What is the minimum age required to apply for a Nevada Instruction Permit? The Nevada Driver’s License 15 ½
During the required behind-the-wheel driver training hours that you must acquire once you have an instruction permit, you must be supervised by someone who has at least one year of licensed driving experience and who is at least _____ years old: The Nevada Driver’s License 21
Nevada teens are eligible to take a driver education course online or in a classroom as early as what age: The Nevada Driver’s License 15
Being granted a Nevada driver’s license is considered a __________? The Nevada Driver’s License Privilege
In order to avoid becoming so angry at another driver that you yourself begin to drive aggressively, the most important thing you need is: Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions Emotional control
People between the ages of ______ are more likely to drive while fatigued than any other age group: Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions 18 – 29
If you’re under age 18 when you get your license, for the first 6 months you can’t transport passengers under age 18 unless they’re family members. The reason for this restriction is: Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions All passengers can be distracting; passengers your own age can be especially distracting.
Most people would agree that it takes both physical skill and mental ability to drive safely. The experts estimate that driving consists of _______% physical skill and _______% mental ability. Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions 5 and 95
Which of the following is NOT true about distracted driving: Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions If you’ve always been good at multi-tasking, you’ll likely be able to easily avoid being distracted while driving.
If you become worried and anxious about something when you’re driving, you should: Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions Pull over when it’s safe, stop the car, and take a rest or a little walk, to calm down.
True or False: Fatigue affects a driver in much the same way as alcohol; by impairing their judgment and increasing reaction time. Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions True
If you are driving on a highway and see a driver speeding, tailgating, weaving in and out of lanes and generally acting aggressive, you should: Attitude, Emotions and Medical Conditions Get as far away from the aggressive driver as you can, as soon as you safely can.
A highway patrol officer has pulled you over and wants you to take a BAC test; you haven’t had anything to drink, and you’re worried that your parents will be upset about this. You should: Alcohol and Drugs Take the test without any comment or delay.
Nevada courts often treat a first DUI conviction for a teen: Alcohol and Drugs More harshly than for a 1st-time adult offender
The most effective way to decrease the amount of alcohol in your blood is: Alcohol and Drugs None of the above
Use of all of the following can cause you to be convicted of driving under the influence except: Alcohol and Drugs Tobacco
True or False: If you are found to be under the legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC), you’re safe to drive. Alcohol and Drugs False
Which of the following abilities is negatively affected by alcohol: Alcohol and Drugs All of the above
Which of the following might cause law enforcement to pull you over on suspicion of DUI: Alcohol and Drugs You’re driving without your headlights on and it’s getting close to curfew time.
Even if you are just 17 years old when you have a 1st DUI conviction, the consequences can last a lifetime; one example is that in the future, you may not be able to: Alcohol and Drugs Enlist in certain branches of the US Army, Navy, Marines or Air Force
A steady yellow circular traffic signal light means: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings Use caution as the traffic light is about to turn red
A blue colored curb indicates which of the following: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings Handicapped parking only
Which of the following pavement markings separates the lanes on a road with traffic traveling in the same direction and allows for passing: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings A broken white line
A circle-shaped sign is used exclusively: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings To warn drivers of a railroad crossing ahead
Temporary traffic control signs that are orange in color are used to warn drivers of: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings A construction site ahead
True or False: In Nevada, every intersection is considered to be a crosswalk, regardless of whether there are pavement markings or not: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings True
Which of the following types of painted lines separate traffic traveling in opposite directions: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings Solid yellow lines
A flashing red circular traffic signal light means: Traffic Controls – Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings The same as a stop sign
When approaching a school bus that is stopped with its red lights flashing, you must: Nevada Rules of the Road Stop, then remain completely stopped as long as the red lights are still flashing.
True or False: You can get a ticket for driving too slowly. Nevada Rules of the Road True
You’ve just stopped safely on the shoulder of a highway, after seeing red lights flashing in your rearview mirror. Next, you should: Nevada Rules of the Road Stay seated with your seat belt on, hands in plain view, waiting for the officer to approach.
According to the Nevada DMV, the major cause of traffic accidents in Nevada is: Nevada Rules of the Road Failure to yield right-of-way.
If you live in a city in Nevada, you may often drive on urban freeways, where the speed limit under normal conditions is: Nevada Rules of the Road 65 mph
When driving on city streets, you must signal your intention to turn or change lanes at least ______ feet in advance. Nevada Rules of the Road 100
You’ve just had an accident on a residential street: you passed another vehicle at a very slow speed, but were too close, and possibly scraped some paint off the other car. Your responsibility, among other things, is to: Nevada Rules of the Road All of the above
Failure to stop completely at a stop sign or red light can result in a fine of up to ______ and can also add ______ demerit points to your driving record. Nevada Rules of the Road $1000 and 4
If you get into a skid, what’s the first thing you should do: Forces that Can Affect Driving Keep your foot off the brake.
You’ve been driving in the daytime after a storm, when suddenly you find yourself surrounded by fog. You should: Forces that Can Affect Driving Turn on your headlights—the low beams.
Roadways are the most slippery: Forces that Can Affect Driving Just after it begins to rain.
Which of the following is NOT true about vehicles and flash floods: Forces that Can Affect Driving Flash floods in Nevada are most common during the winter.
True or False: If you and an oncoming car were both driving at 50 mph and you crashed head-on, the force of impact would be the same as if you’d hit a brick wall at 50 mph. Forces that Can Affect Driving False
Which of the following is NOT recommended for driving in high winds: Forces that Can Affect Driving Turn on cruise control, if your car has it.
You’re driving at night and the headlights of an oncoming car are too bright; to avoid being blinded it is recommended that you: Forces that Can Affect Driving Look slightly to the right of the oncoming cars.
Why is black ice called “black ice?” How did it get that name? Forces that Can Affect Driving It’s called black ice because when it forms on roads the black color of the road shows through.
Covering the brake is a driving technique that involves: Driving Environments Keeping your foot hovering above the brake to be ready to depress the pedal.
True or False: Most crashes occur where speeds are high, such as a freeway or open highway. Driving Environments False
You’re a driver about to cross an intersection; your light turns green. To avoid being hit by any car on the cross street that might be running their red light, you need to look first left, then right, then left again. Why look in that exact order? Driving Environments The cars entering the intersection from the left would have the first opportunity to hit you.
All of the following statements about rural roads are true, except: Driving Environments Rural roads usually have wide shoulders, providing room for emergency escape.
On a two-lane road with traffic moving in opposite directions, you may pass on the left when: Driving Environments All of the above.
On a highway with just two lanes in each direction: Driving Environments The left lane is for passing.
Whenever you are entering a freeway, you should keep in mind that: Driving Environments The vehicles on the freeway always have the right of way in this situation.
Whenever you are driving and see orange road signs, you should: Driving Environments Reduce your speed and watch for equipment and people working.
True or False: Bicyclists may only ride on public roadways that have a clearly designated bike lane. Sharing the Road False
You’re driving near a school. A crossing guard is about to help children cross the street. You must: Sharing the Road Stop and wait until all the children and the guard have completely crossed.
If you’re driving alongside a large truck, the way to tell if you’re in the trucker’s blind spot is: Sharing the Road If you look up at the trucker’s side mirror and you can’t see the trucker in that mirror.
Which of the following actions is NOT advisable for a pedestrian to take if he/she wants to be safe: Sharing the Road When walking on a road with no sidewalks, always walk in the same direction as traffic.
The most common cause of a crash between a car and a motorcycle is: Sharing the Road The motorist failed to see the motorcycle.
When you see the lights or hear the siren of an approaching emergency vehicle, you must: Sharing the Road Drive to the right edge of the road and stop, regardless of which direction the vehicle is coming from. Remain stopped until the vehicle has passed.
Which of the following statements about blind persons is NOT true: Sharing the Road You should honk your horn to let a blind pedestrian know it’s safe to enter the crosswalk.
You’re driving a car at 55 mph, and a large truck is traveling alongside you. A sudden crash occurs ahead, and you and the truck drive both hit the brake. To come to a stop, the truck will take: Sharing the Road About twice the distance it will take your car to stop.
The “3-second rule” refers to: Defensive Driving A method for judging if you have enough space between you and the car ahead of you.
You are driving defensively when you: Defensive Driving Keep your eyes moving, checking for possible hazards.
You’re about to join a lineup of cars waiting for the green light at an intersection. How much space should you leave between your car and the vehicle stopped ahead of you: Defensive Driving Stop far enough back so you can easily see the rear tires of the car in front of you.
“Make sure others see you” is one of the five important rules of defensive driving. When you’re enclosed in a closed 2-ton vehicle (a car), how can you make sure others see you: Defensive Driving All of the above.
Defensive driving involves keeping in mind all of the following, except: Defensive Driving Law enforcement may be observing you at any time without your knowing it.
True or False: If the car ahead of you stops suddenly with no warning, and you can’t stop in time to avoid hitting it from behind, the accident will usually be judged your fault. Defensive Driving True
“Get the big picture” is a technique in defensive driving. It means while you’re driving: Defensive Driving Constantly looking well ahead, to both sides, and to the side and rearview mirrors.
A blind spot is a space beside and behind a vehicle that the driver can’t see by looking in any of the mirrors the vehicle is equipped with—and it Defensive Driving Is a problem for the driver of any car, bus, RV or truck, etc.
The most common type of accident is: Avoiding Accidents A car hitting another car from behind (a rear-end crash).
“9 and 3” refers to: Avoiding Accidents Where you should place your hands on the steering wheel when driving.
The most common cause of a tire blowout is: Avoiding Accidents Under-inflation of the tire.
True or False: Animals are most likely to be crossing a road around dawn or dusk. Avoiding Accidents True
Over-steering is: Avoiding Accidents Turning the steering wheel too far when making a turn.
If an animal suddenly appears ahead of you on the road, you should: Avoiding Accidents Honk your horn while gently pressing the brake pedal.
If your car goes into a skid, the first thing you should do is: Avoiding Accidents Ease your foot off whichever pedal it’s on (brake pedal or accelerator) and keep it off.
If your brake pedal becomes “soft” or goes all the way to the floor when you press it: Avoiding Accidents You must get the problem fixed, but for a temporary solution, try pumping the brake.
If you’re the driver in a frontal crash and your airbag deploys, it won’t fully protect you unless: Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance You are properly buckled into your seat belt at the moment of impact.
Which of the following statements about vehicle fenders in the state of Nevada is true: Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance Fenders protect your car and other cars on the road from stuff flying up from the road.
True or False: Using a vehicle horn for other than emergency use or to provide for safe operation is illegal in Nevada: Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance True
What purpose does a motor vehicle muffler serve? Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance All of the above.
If an officer of the law finds the car you’re driving is missing a required piece of equipment, a citation will be issued to: Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance You, whether or not you’re the owner of the car.
The advantage of safety glass for a car windshield and other car windows is: Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance If hit, it will crumble into small chunks of the same size instead of big jagged pieces.
How do you turn on the tail lights of a car? Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance Tail lights are automatically turned on at the same time you turn the headlights on.
If your tire has reached the tread depth limit stated in Nevada law, you should: Required Vehicle Equipment & Their Maintenance Replace that tire with a new one.
For your safety in the event your airbag deploys when you’re driving, there should always be a minimum of ______ inches between your breastbone and the center of the steering wheel. In The Driver’s Seat 10
When you use your turn signal lever, it’s important to remember that: In The Driver’s Seat All of the above.
The purpose of daytime running lights is to: In The Driver’s Seat Help others on the road see your vehicle in the daytime.
The temperature gauge or warning light on the instrument panel lets you know if the ______ is OK, or may be getting overheated. In The Driver’s Seat Engine
True or False: You’ve eased your car into a parking space at the mall; now all you have to do to make sure it stays there is to turn off the ignition and set the gear in “Park.” In The Driver’s Seat False
When you’re using your high beam headlights, you must switch to low beams when you are within ______ feet of an oncoming car. In The Driver’s Seat 500
The odometer tells you: In The Driver’s Seat None of the above.
If you car has broken down and you need to push it out of the traffic lane, you’ll use which gear? In The Driver’s Seat N
The most common cause of motor vehicle breakdowns in the summer is: Vehicle Maintenance Overheating.
The guidelines for tire maintenance advise that you should check the air pressure: Vehicle Maintenance At least once a month.
You should keep a log of all repairs and services on your car because: Vehicle Maintenance All of the above.
Driving on dusty roads: Vehicle Maintenance Adds wear to your engine and reduces gas mileage.
The easiest way to find information on maintenance of the exact make and model of you car is: Vehicle Maintenance Your owner’s manual.
True or False: If you use your car mainly for short trips around town, it’s advisable to take it out occasionally for a drive on a highway and let it run a while at the higher speeds allowed there. Vehicle Maintenance True
Which of the following is NOT considered good advice for keeping your car running efficiently: Vehicle Maintenance Once the car is running, don’t turn it off if you have to wait a few minutes, just keep it idling.
If your car is an older model and you don’t have the manufacturer’s recommended oil change schedule, the general rule-of-thumb for when to change your oil and oil filter is: Vehicle Maintenance Every 3,000 miles
The type of insurance that a motorist is required by law to have is called ________insurance. Vehicle Insurance and Registration Liability
If you cancel your auto insurance and then cause an accident, you can: Vehicle Insurance and Registration All of the above.
Nevada LIVE is an electronic reporting system that: Vehicle Insurance and Registration Is operated by the DMV to check the status of any motorist’s auto insurance at any time.
Once you receive your Proof of Insurance card from the insurance company, you must: Vehicle Insurance and Registration Keep it in a safe place inside the car that the insurance covers.
True or False: Nevada law protects drivers by requiring that all insurance companies charge the same rates for the same types of coverage. Vehicle Insurance and Registration False
If you are injured in an accident caused by an uninsured driver, which of the following will pay your hospital and auto repair bills—if not the total sum, then at least a part: Vehicle Insurance and Registration Your insurance company, only if you have uninsured motorist coverage.
A “deductible” in an insurance policy is an amount that: Vehicle Insurance and Registration You yourself must pay on a claim before the insurance company pays anything.
If you are one day late in paying your auto insurance premium, the Nevada DMV: Vehicle Insurance and Registration Will immediately suspend your registration, and charge a minimum $250 fee to reinstate it.
Odometer rollback is: How to Buy a Car A felony crime.
Once you’ve figured out how much you’ll need monthly for car and upkeep, add in _____ to cover unexpected expenses, such as inflation or price hikes for gas and/or insurance. How to Buy a Car 10 – 15%
Before making the decision to purchase a certain vehicle, you should: How to Buy a Car All of the above.
“VIN” is a term used by the automotive industry and by the DMV. VIN stands for: How to Buy a Car Vehicle Identification Number
True or False: Experts in the auto sales business agree that the best way to save money when buying a car is to buy it new. How to Buy a Car False
A nationwide study found the type of vehicle teens were driving more than any other in 2014 was: How to Buy a Car A mid-size or large car
If buying a car from a dealership—even a reputable one— you should watch out for: How to Buy a Car The salesperson might try to talk you into considering a more expensive model.
Which is NOT a reason why it’s difficult for you to buy a car on your own, even if you’re 18 or 19. How to Buy a Car If you’re over 18, banks and credit unions will no longer accept having parents co-sign.