PA Driver's Manual Sample Test Questions

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  1. stop completely, check for pedestrians and cross traffic
  2. YIELD
  3. do not enter
  4. no U-turn
  5. no right turn
  6. the road that you are on intersects a divided highway
  7. you need to use extra caution when driving near a pedestrian using a white cane because
    he/she is blind
  8. when driving near a blind pedestrian who is carrying a white cane or using a guide dog, you should
    slow down and be prepared to stop
  9. if there are no signals at a railroad crossing, you should
    slow down and prepare to stop if you see or hear a train approaching
  10. you may drive around the gates at a railroad crossing
    never
  11. may continue through the interchange or exit the freeway in this lane
  12. highway and expressway signs are
    green with white letters
  13. road curves ahead
  14. there are a series of curves ahead
  15. slippery when wet
  16. there is a steep hill ahead
  17. a yellow and black diamond-shaped sign
    warns you about conditions on or near the road
  18. NO PASSING ZONE
  19. What sign is used to show the end of a divided highway?
  20. lane ends, merge left
  21. intersection
  22. intersection
  23. losing control of your vehicle, if you drift onto the shoulder, because of a drop off
  24. there is a traffic signal ahead
  25. divided highway begins
  26. From top to bottom, what is the proper order for traffic light colors?
    red yellow green
  27. if a green arrow turns into a green light, you
    may still turn but must yield to oncoming traffic
  28. a steady yellow light at an intersection means
    slow down and prepare to stop
  29. a flashing yellow light means that you should
    slow down and proceed with care
  30. you must stop when you see what kind of light?
    -steady red light -flashing red light
  31. a steady green light at an intersection means that you
    may drive through the intersection if the road is clear
  32. A steady yellow light means that a ___ light will soon appear
    red
  33. you may continue carefully through a yellow light if
    you are witihin the intersection
  34. you may turn left at a red light if
    you are turning from a one-way street onto another one-way street
  35. if a traffic light is broken or not functioning, you should
    continue as if it were a four-way STOP sign
  36. you may turn right on red if you
    stop first and check for traffic and pedestrians
  37. when making a right turn at a green light, you must
    yield to pedestrians
  38. The speed limit is ___ MPH when the yellow lights are flashing on the school zone speed sign.
    15 MPH
  39. a flashing red light at a railroad crossing meansDefinition
    stop; do not proceed until signals are completed
  40. you may use this lane
  41. flagger ahead
  42. workers are on or very close to the road in the work zone ahead
  43. drive with caution
  44. left turns only
  45. You may pass if the line dividing the two lanes is a ___ line.
    broken white
  46. Lines of traffic moving in the same direction are divided by ___ lines
    white
  47. You may not pass another car on either side of a ___ centerline.
    double solid yellow
  48. you may cross solid yellow lines
    when making turns
  49. The road edge on the right side is marked by a ___ line.
    solid white
  50. Lanes of traffic moving in the opposite direction are divided by ___ lines.
    yellow
  51. slow down because the road ahead changes direction at an extreme angle
  52. the road is curving sharply to the left
  53. at an intersection controlled by a STOP sign, if you can't get a good view of cross-street traffic when you stop behind the white stop bar painted on the pavement, you should
    pull forward slowly, check for traffic and pedestrians, and proceed when clear
  54. The posted speed limits show
    the maximum safe speed under ideal conditions
  55. A highway with two-way traffic is marked by what sign?
  56. left turns
  57. traffic signals
    are installed at intersxns to control the movement of vehicles and pedestrians
  58. steady red light
    -stop before entering the intersxn -you may turn right unless there is a NO TURN ON RED sign -you may turn left if you are in the left lane and are turning left from a one-way street onto another one-way street, unless a sign tells you not to
  59. steady yellow light
    -slow down and prepare to stop -if you can't stop safely before the intersxn, continue thru carefully
  60. steady green light
    -you may go if the road is clear -you may turn left or right but must yield to others first
  61. green arrow
    you may turn inn the direction of the arrow
  62. yellow arrow
    means the green arrow is about to end
  63. red arrow
    you may not turn in the direction of the arrow
  64. flashing red
    -same as a STOP sign (come to a complete stop, look both ways, and proceed if clear)
  65. flashing yellow
    means caution
  66. broken traffic lights
    should be treated as a 4-WAY STOP sign
  67. ramp-metering signals
    -some very busy highway entrance ramps have them -you can only enter the highway on a green light -on a single-lane ramp, only one car may enter per green light -even if you have a green light, you must still look for a safe gap in traffic to enter the highway
  68. steady downward green arrow over a lane
    you may use the lane
  69. steady yellow X over a lane
    you must change lanes because the direction of travel for the lane is about to change
  70. steady red X over a lane
    you may not use the lane
  71. steady white left-turn arrow over a lane
    vehicles in that lane may only turn left
  72. steady white two-way left-turn arrow over a lane
    drivers in that lane may only turn left, and the lane is shared by drivers facing the opposite direction turning left
  73. pedestrians
    always yield to pedestrains
  74. school zone signal
    -speed limit is 15 when yellow light is flashing or between the listed times
  75. if you don't follow the school zone signal, you get
    -3 points on your driving record -a fine
  76. railroad crossing
    -you must stop if there is a signal of an approaching train -never stop your vehicle on railroad tracks
  77. What are the three categories of signs?
    -regulatory signs -warning signs -guide signs
  78. regulatory signs
    -tell you what you must/must not do according to the law -are usually black and white or red and white rectangles
  79. crosswalk or stop line
    stop before the line, yield to pedestrians and traffic, and proceed if clear
  80. EXCEPT RIGHT TURN sign
    often used with STOP signs, it lets you make a right turn without stopping
  81. 4-WAY STOP sign
    -there are four STOP signs at the intersxn -the first vehicle to reach the intersxn should go first -if two vehicles reach the intersxn at the same time, the driver on the right goes first
  82. YIELD sign
    -slow down, and yield to pedestrians and cross-traffic -proceed when you can do so without interfering with traffic
  83. TO ONCOMING TRAFFIC sign
    -used with YIELD signs at one-lane bridges or underpasses -you must yield to opposing traffic
  84. RAILROAD CROSSING sign
    treat it as a YIELD sign if a train is approaching
  85. DO NOT ENTER sign
    -used at the beginning of one-way streets and ramps
  86. WRONG WAY sign
    placed farther down a one-way street (after a DO NOT ENTER sign) in case you enter the street the wrong way by accident
  87. ONE WAY sign
    traffic is only allowed to move in the direction the sign points
  88. DIVIDED HIGHWAY sign
    -means the road you are on intersects with a divided highway -at the first part, you can only turn right -at the second part, you can only turn left
  89. NO TRUCKS sign NO BICYCLES sign NO PEDESTRIANS sign
    the indicated party may not use the road
  90. NO U-TURN sign NO RIGHT TURN sign NO LEFT TURN sign NO PARKING sign
    the indicated action is prohibited
  91. DO NOT PASS sign
    -you may not pass vehicles going in the same direction as you -often used with NO PASSING ZONE sign
  92. lane use control signs
    placed at or near intersxns above the lane to show what actions are allowed for that lane
  93. -
    -at the intersxn, drivers int he left lane must turn left and drivers in the lane to the right can either turn left or go straight
  94. CENTER LANE LEFT TURN ONLY sign
    the lane can only be used for turning left
  95. TURN LEFT OR RIGHT sign GO STRAIGHT OR TURN RIGHT sign
    you may turn in either direction the arrows point
  96. TURN RIGHT ONLY sign TURN LEFT ONLY sign
    you must turn (you may not go straight) at the intersxn
  97. KEEP RIGHT sign
    stay to the right of the divider
  98. NO TURN ON RED sign
    you can't turn on the red light, you have to wait for the green light to turn
  99. LEFT TURN YIELD ON GREEN sign
    you may turn left, but yield to oncoming traffic
  100. OPPOSING TRAFFIC HAS EXTENDED GREEN sign
    opposing traffic may still move even if your signal is red
  101. RESERVED PARKING sign (handicap, etc.)
    you must have authorized plates or sticker to park
  102. if you park in a reserved space, you get...
    a fine -towing costs
  103. warning signs
    -tell you about conditions on or near the road ahead -are usually yellow and black diamonds
  104. NO PASSING ZONE sign
    you may not pass other vehicles
  105. CHEVRON signs
    there will be a sharp bend in the road
  106. LEFT CURVE sign RIGHT CURVE sign
    -the road curves ahead -you should slow down to navigate the curve
  107. SHARP LEFT TURN sign SHARP RIGHT TURN sign
    -there is a sharp turn ahead -you should slow down substantially to navigate the curve
  108. SET OF CURVES sign
    -the road curves one way and then the other way ahead -you should slow down to navigate the curves
  109. SET OF SHARP TURNS sign
    the road ahead has a sharp turn and then another in the other direction -you should slow down substantially to navigate the curves
  110. WINDING ROAD sign
    there are 3 or more curves in a row on the road ahead
  111. ONE DIRECTION LARGE ARROW sign
    there is a very sharp turn in the road ahead -you should slow down as if you were approaching an intersxn
  112. ROAD ENTERING CURVE sign
    a side road enters as the main road curves -slow down as you approach the intersxn, because it may be hard for the other driver to see you
  113. TRUCK ROLLOVER sign
    truck travleing too fast may roll over
  114. ADVISORY SPEED signs
    may be used with other warning signs as a reminder of the hazard speed limit
  115. MERGING TRAFFIC sign
    traffic will merge into you lane from another road or ramp -entering traffic must yield to main road traffic
  116. ADDED LANE sign
    two roads will soon meet, but merging is not necessary because entering traffic has its own lane
  117. DIVIDED HIGHWAY BEGINS sign
    the highway becomes divided into two one-way roads -keep to the right of the divider
  118. DIVIDED HIGHWAY ENDS sign
    the divided highway becomes a two-way traffic road -keept to the right of the centerline and watch for oncoming traffic
  119. TWO-WAY TRAFFIC AHEAD
    -the one-way street becomes a road with two lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions -stay to the right of the centerline
  120. LANE ENDS signs
    -one lane on a multi-lane road will end soon -merge as the sign indicates
  121. INTERSECTION signs
    show you the shape of the intersxn ahead
  122. TWO DIRECTION LARGE ARROW sign
    tells you that you must turn at the intersxn--you cannot go straight
  123. NARROW BRIDGE/UNDERPASS AHEAD sign
    the road ahead becomes narrow and has no shoulder -slow down and stay in your lane -if another vehicle approaches, wait until he leaves
  124. SLIPPERY WHEN WET sign
    in wet weather, slow down and increase following distance -do not accelerate or brake quickly -make turns at a very slow speed
  125. DEER CROSSING sign
    proceed carefully, watching for deer
  126. LOW CLEARANCE sign
    do not enter the tunnel, etc. if your vehicle is taller than the height listed
  127. LOW SHOULDER sign
    shoulder is up to 3" below the road level
  128. SOFT SHOULDER sign
    the shoulder is not paved
  129. SHOULDER DROP OFF sign
    the shoulder is over 3" below the road level
  130. HILL/DOWNGRADE sign
    -there is a steep hill ahead -slow down and be ready to shift to a lower gear
  131. TRAFFIC LIGHT AHEAD sign
    -there is a traffic light at the approaching intersxn -slow down and prepare to stop if necessary
  132. STOP SIGN AHEAD sign
    there is a STOP sign at the approahcing intersxn -slow down and prepare to stop
  133. BICYCLE CROSSING AHEAD sign
    -be prepared to slow down, bikers may be crossing your path ahead
  134. RAILROAD CROSSING AHEAD sign
    -you are approaching a RR crossing -look and listen for a train--the sign is far enough in advance of the actual crossing to allow you to stop if necessary
  135. ADVANCED INTERSECTION & RR CROSSING sign
    -the intersecting road has a RR crossing soon after the intersxn -be prepared to stop if you take that road
  136. BICYCLE & CAR SHARE THE ROAD sign
    used at narrow points on roads to remind drivers to provide space for bikers
  137. PEDESTRIAN CROSSING sign
    -used at or ahead of a place where people often cross the road -be prepared to stop if necessary
  138. SCHOOL sign
    -you are approaching a school zone -if accompanied by a downward arrow, you are at the school crosswalk -slow down and watch for children
  139. HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLE sign
    you may have to share the road with horse-drawn vehicles
  140. HAZARD STRIPS
    used to mark objects or hazards adjacent to the road -avoid them
  141. WORK ZONE signs
    orange and black -turn on you headlights -follow the instructions on the signs
  142. MOVE RIGHT/ MERGE RIGHT electric panel MOVE LEFT/ MERGE LEFT electric panel
    -begin your merge well in advance of the sign
  143. CAUTION electric panel
    caution, there is a work area ahead next to the travel lane
  144. guide signs
    provide info about intersecting roads, help direct you to locations, and point outplaces along the road -green and white rectangles
  145. HIGHWAY GUIDE signs
    -green with white letters -tell you the locations of exits, etc
  146. EXIT NUMBER signs
    corresponf to mile markers so that you can judge thedistance between exits (ex, 75 mi. between Exit 20 and Exit 95) -if there is a a yellow panel with "EXIT ONLY" on it, it means that lane will leave the highway as a ramp, so drivers in the lane must exit or change lanes
  147. Interstate Numbering System
    one/two-digit even number = east-west route (#'s increase as you go north) -one/two-digit odd number = north-south route (#'s increase as you go east) -three-digit number = connect to other major highways --first digit even = connects to interstates at both ends --first digit odd = connects to interstate at one end
  148. MILE MARKER signs
    tell the number of miles from the point where the traffic route started/entered the state
  149. service signs
    blue with white pictograms -show the locations of various services
  150. tourist signs
    -blue or brown rectangles with white letters -direct drivers to tourist attractions
  151. crossing pavement lines
    broken traffic lines can be crossed and solid lines cannot, except when making a turn
  152. single, broken yellow line
    shows the center of a two-way, two-lane road -passing is allowed on both sides
  153. double, solid yellow line
    -shows the center of a two-way road -passing is not allowed
  154. one solid and one broken yellow line
    -shows the center of a two-way road -you may pass if the broken line is on your side

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