LTO CDE Exam Answer Key

If you’ve checked your knowledge on the basics of driving and road safety using our LTO Validation Exam Reviewer, then you can see for yourself how well you fared in the exam using this CDE validation exam reviewer answer key. This answer key offers the LTO-expected answers to the typical driving and road safety questions posted by the agency itself.

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100-Question LTO CDE Online Exam Reviewer Answer Key

Use this CDE Validation Exam Reviewer Answer Key to check how well you did in the mock exam in preparation for your driver’s license renewal application. Just make sure you answered everything first before you check the answers so it doesn’t defeat the purpose of the review. Also, do note that the passing score to secure a CDE certificate is 80% so you need at least 20 correct answers out of 25 questions.

1.) What are the three field sobriety tests?

  • Eye test, walk and turn, one leg stand
  • Eye test, running straight, jumping rope
  • Reading and Comprehension Test, Singing the National Anthem and Drinking one liter of fresh water

2.) When can a child be exempted to be seated in a child restraint system?

  • If the child will be late for a medical appointment
  • If the child is going to school
  • If the child requires immediate medical treatment

3.) When does a driver need to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle?

  • For long and short drives
  • For long or short drives and in any type of road or highway
  • For national road only

4.) This warning sign indicates that a driver has to take precautions as:

  • The driver is approaching a slippery road
  • The driver is approaching a dangerous curve
  • The driver is approaching a zigzag road

5.) Can a driver use a photocopy of driver’s license while driving?

  • No, unless authorized by the traffic enforcer
  • Yes, if the photocopy is the exact size and color of the original
  • No

6.) Registration of motor vehicle may be suspended if:

  • motor vehicle is too light to traverse the public roads
  • motor vehicle is not a front-wheel drive
  • motor vehicle is capable of causing excessive damage to public roads

7.) What is the initial Driver’s License Classification for applicants of a new license?

  • professional driver’s license (PDL)
  • Non professional driver’s license (NPDL)
  • either NPDL or PDL

8.) Where do you need to display your plate number?

  • one in front and one in the rear of the vehicle
  • two in front
  • one in the front windshield and one at the back windshield

9.) Where should an auxiliary lamp installed on a motorcycle be directed at?

  • pointed leftward
  • pointed rightward
  • pointed upward

10.) What is the allowed age to apply for a Non Professional driver’s license?

  • 16 years old
  • 17 years old
  • 20 years old

11.) How many hours may a Temporary Operator’s Permit (TOP) be used as a temporary driver’s license?

  • 72 hours
  • 48 hours
  • 24 hours

12.) What shall be the validity of a license that a driver may have if he/she has traffic violation at the time of renewal?

  • 10 years validity
  • 5 years validity
  • 3 years validity

13.) A red- colored curb marking means______.

  • No parking
  • No loading / unloading
  • Garage parking

14.) What should you do to maximize the use of your headlights?

  • clean brake pedal with oil lubricants
  • keep the windshield and mirrors clean
  • apply oil on the windshield or mirrors

15.) Can a driver be given a 10-year validity license if he/she has traffic violation/s?

  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes – if all penalties are paid 15 days prior to renewal

16.) This traffic sign means:

  • No overtaking zone
  • One-way traffic
  • Two-way traffic

17.) A fabricated storage compartment fitted behind the seat of a motorcycle that is considered as a motorcycle accessory:

  • Top Box
  • Customized Top-Box
  • Saddle Bags/Box

18.) Can you drive a motorcycle if your license bears DL Code B ?

  • Yes
  • No, unless authorized by a traffic enforcer
  • No

19.) If your vehicle is stopped at an intersection, in what color of traffic light can you compose your text messages?

  • None, texting is prohibited even if the vehicle is stopped at an intersection
  • Red, so that no one may be distracted
  • Yellow, so that texting may be done longer

20.) Which of the following statement is true?

  • A DL holder with authority to drive vehicles with manual transmission (MT) is not allowed to drive vehicles with automatic transmission (AT)
  • A DL holder with authority to drive vehicles with automatic transmission (AT) is allowed to drive vehicles with manual transmission (MT)
  • A DL holder with authority to drive vehicles with manual transmission (MT) is allowed to operate vehicles with automatic transmission (AT)

21.) Where can you park your vehicle?

  • at a designated parking area
  • within the intersection
  • within the driveway of a hospital

22.) Which of the following is the objective of Motor Vehicle User’s Charge Law?

  • Additional fund for personnel guarding the road weighing scale
  • To fund salaries of all traffic enforcers
  • To fund and prevent premature deterioration of the road

23.) Is it allowed to drive a motorcycle on a public road pending the release of the Certificate of Registration?

  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes, if travel authority is given by the dealer

24.) Motorcycle top box specifically designed for motorcycles and approved by DTI may not be subjected for inspection, registration or apprehension provided that:

  • It is securely attached to the motorcycle
  • It has a maximum capacity of two (2) full-faced helmets
  • All of the Above

25.) What violation may be applied if a driver passed the three field sobriety test?

  • disregarding traffic sign
  • driving under the influence
  • the initial traffic violation

26.) Can an expired child restraint system be used when it still looks in good shape?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes, provided that it is allowed by traffic enforcers

27.) Where should the number plate of a motorcycle be displayed?

  • At the fuel tank of motorcycle
  • At the rear of the motorcycle
  • At the engine cover of the motorcycle

28.) Registration of motor vehicle may be suspended if:

  • motor vehicle is found to be in conformity with regulations
  • motor vehicle is found to be unsightly
  • motor vehicle is not registered to the driver at the time of apprehension

29.) A storage compartment attached at the side of the motorcycle not higher than the seat of motorcycle that is considered as motorcycle accessory:

  • Top Box
  • Customized Top-Box
  • Saddle Bags/Box

30.) When can a child be exempted to be seated in a child restraint system?

  • If the child has a medical, mental, or psychological condition
  • If the child does not want to be in a child restraint system
  • If the family is going to a mall

31.) Where can you contest an alleged traffic violation?

  • at the traffic adjudication office concerned
  • on the street, before the traffic enforcer leaves
  • at any adjudication office

32.) Who is responsible if a motorcycle was used in the commission of a crime?

  • owner, driver and backrider
  • driver only
  • backrider and driver

33.) Who has the authority to confiscate a driver’s license during a normal traffic violation?

  • LTO Law Enforcement Officers or LTO Deputized Agents
  • Anybody, for as long as the violation is within the provisions of R.A. No. 4136
  • Anybody, for as long as the traffic enforcer is a permanent employee of the government

34.) Your license has just expired. Are you still authorized /allowed to drive to the nearest LTO to renew your driver’s license ?

  • Yes, so long as you abide with traffic rules
  • No
  • Yes, so long as you head straight to the nearest licensing office and make no other stops along the way

35.) What should a law enforcer do upon seizing a motorcycle from a traffic offender?

  • Use the motorcycle temporarily
  • Surrender the motorcycle to authorities
  • Send the motorcycle to the impounding area

36.) Under R.A. No. 11229, What is the allowable age that a child may sit in front passenger seat of a car?

  • more than 12 years old
  • 16 years old and above
  • 18 years old and above

37.) What does this traffic sign mean?

  • Downhill road
  • Uphill road
  • Beware of downward vehicles

38.) This regulatory sign means:

  • No Entry for Vehicles with Gross Axle Load of More Than 2 Tons
  • No Entry for Vehicles with Gross Axle Load Less Than 2 Tons
  • Vehicles with Gross Axle Load More Than 2 Tons are allowed

39.) What is the violation of a driver overtaking at an intersection having a one lane direction?

  • Overtaking at an intersection
  • Obstruction
  • Disregarding traffic signals

40.) Who will win between two parties if they failed to overcome stress?

  • neither the aggressor nor the victim
  • adjudication officer
  • insurance company

41.) When may you lend your driver’s license?

  • In emergencies
  • Under no circumstances
  • To a person practicing to learn to drive

42.) What is the maximum height that a driver can install his mobile phone from the base of the dashboard?

  • 2 inches
  • 4 inches
  • 6 inches

43.) What must you do approaching a blinking yellow traffic light?

  • proceed with caution
  • proceed at allowable maximum speed
  • stop and ask for help

44.) When parking, how many meters is allowed from the location of a fire hydrant?

  • more than one meter of the fire hydrant
  • more than four meters of the fire hydrant
  • there is no regulation as to where to park around the fire hydrant

45.) Under the Children’s Safety on Motorcycles Act, a child below 18 years old can’t ride in a two-wheeled motorcycle on public roads unless:

  • The child can comfortably reach his/her feet on the standard foot peg of the motorcycle, his/her arms can reach around and grasp the waist of the motorcycle driver, and he/she is wearing the standard protective helmet.
  • There is a high density of fast moving vehicles or where a speed limit of more than 60 kph is imposed.
  • The driver can grasp the waist of the child sitting in front of the driver and when the child is wearing the standard protective helmet.

46.) What should a driver do while another vehicle is trying to overtake?

  • Continue with current speed
  • Speed up
  • Drive on the shoulder of the road

47.) What does this traffic sign mean?

  • No U-turn
  • Roundabout ahead
  • No way out ahead

48.) When can a child be exempted to be seated in a child restraint system?

  • If the child will be late for a medical appointment
  • If the child is going to school
  • If the child requires immediate medical treatment

49.) Which of the following actions may result in road rage?

  • following a vehicle with enough space to maneuver
  • cutting off other vehicles or following too close
  • allowing other motorists to overtake with ease

50.) A 30-day suspension of the driver’s license shall be imposed if:

  • The traffic violation committed is grave
  • The driver fails to pay the corresponding penalty of the apprehension within 15 days
  • The driver fails to pay the fine within 72 hours

51.) When you are about to turn left then a fast-moving vehicle from the other side of the road suddenly heads to the direction you intended to turn. What will you do?

  • allow the fast-moving vehicle to pass
  • immediately turn right
  • drive fast to avoid the fast-moving vehicle

52.) Who is exempted from Republic Act No. 10666 or Children’s Safety on Motorcycle Act?

  • Child going to school
  • Child who needs to be transported for immediate medical attention
  • All of the above

53.) What shall be the color of auxiliary lamps installed at the front of a vehicle?

  • any color may do
  • red
  • white or yellowish white

54.) What is the maximum validity of license that a driver may have if he/she has no traffic violation at the time of renewal?

  • 5 years validity
  • 10 years validity
  • 15 years validity

55.) Who are exempted from using seat belts?

  • Bus drivers
  • Motorcycle riders or tricycle drivers
  • SUV drivers

56.) What should you do if a friend-passenger request to be dropped off in a no loading and unloading zone?

  • Open the door and let the passenger jump
  • Do not open the door until vehicle reaches the correct zone
  • Shout at the passenger and open the door

57.) What is the primary objective of the Seat Belt Act?

  • To restrict the driver in times of road rage
  • To complete the practical driving course
  • To secure and safeguard the passengers and drivers of a motor vehicles

58.) What type of motor vehicles are covered by Motor Vehicle User’s Charge Law?

  • All motor vehicles registered with DPWH and LTO
  • All motor vehicles registered with LTO
  • All vehicles plying private roads

59.) These are the places that parking is not allowed.

  • Intersection, crosswalks
  • parking area, crosswalks
  • intersections, parking lots

60.) What driver’s license classification(s) are/is required to use the seat belts?

  • Both for professional and nonprofessional driver’s license holder
  • For public utility vehicle drivers only
  • For nonprofessional drivers only, particularly light vehicles

61.) What type of helmet should a rider must use?

  • Standard motorcycle helmet compliant to specifications of LTO
  • Standard motorcycle helmet compliant to specifications of DENR
  • Standard motorcycle helmet compliant to specifications of DTI

62.) Are you allowed to park at a bus or jeepney stop?

  • Yes, if permitted by the owner of establishment
  • Yes
  • No

63.) You are driving at a speed of 80 kph, along a municipal road, and suddenly a child crosses the street. What should you do ?

  • prepare to slow down
  • step on the brake
  • continue driving to prevent road crash

64.) What should a driver of a light vehicle do before overtaking a 6-wheeler truck?

  • Continue blowing the horn while overtaking
  • do not overtake if not properly seen
  • look at the side mirrors of the truck before overtaking

65.) What is the main purpose of having a vehicle undergo regular vehicle maintenance inspection?

  • to verify the chassis and engine numbers of the vehicle
  • to check the roadworthiness of the vehicle
  • to check the driver’s performance

66.) Driving a long and wide truck on a curve, you are about to turn and there is a motorcycle overtaking on a curve coming from the opposite direction. How do you react to this situation?

  • if possible, stop to avoid road crash
  • step on accelerator
  • blow your horn

67.) When you want to change or shift to higher gear to speed up, and a car in the opposite direction crosses quickly to your lane, what will you do?

  • be alert, stop and give way to the car crossing
  • insist on your right-of-way
  • turn left immediately

68.) When shall an Alcohol Breath Analyzer (ABA) be used?

  • When the enforcement officer insists that ABA is required
  • When the driver failed at least one of the field sobriety tests
  • When the driver passed all the field sobriety tests

69.) Where should you stay in an expressway with two lanes going in the same direction?

  • At the rightmost lane
  • At the leftmost lane
  • At the center of the highway

70.) Who has the first right of way when two vehicles coming from different directions approach an intersection at almost the same time?

  • the vehicle on the right
  • both
  • the vehicle on the left

71.) Which of the following is a quality of a defensive driver?

  • drivers with knowledge in financial management
  • drivers who pays taxes at the end of the month
  • drivers with positive attitude on road safety

72.) When do you need to use your seat belt?

  • When driving on a national road
  • When driving above 10 kph
  • While the engine is running and before moving off

73.) What is the height requirement for a child to be exempted to use a child restraint system?

  • 100 cms and above
  • 150 cms and above
  • 180 cms and above

74.) What is the ultimate result of a road rage?

  • death
  • more friends
  • refreshment

75.) Is using a mobile phone illegal while driving?

  • Yes, if the driver failed to register the mobile phone with the LTO
  • Yes, if the driver is using a wireless gadget
  • Yes, if the driver is not using a hands-free mode for the mobile phone

76.) What will happen if the driver refuses to undergo mandatory testing, if such a driver is suspected of driving under the influence of liquor?

  • Revocation of vehicle registration
  • Confiscation of driver’s license and consequent automatic revocation
  • Suspension of driver’s license for two years

77.) How many hours may a Temporary Operator’s Permit (TOP) be used as a temporary driver’s license?

  • 72 hours
  • 48 hours
  • 24 hours

78.) Can a driver who had the opportunity to avoid a road crash and neglected to avoid such road crash be jointly held liable?

  • Yes
  • No
  • None of the above

79.) What do you need to do upon parking and getting out of the vehicle?

  • lock all the doors
  • engage the parking brake
  • blow horn

80.) At an intersection, what should you do when an emergency vehicle is following you?

  • Stop
  • Cross the intersection first before giving the right of way
  • Wave at the emergency vehicle and advise it to wait

81.) At an intersection, what should you do when an emergency vehicle is following you?

  • Stop
  • Cross the intersection first before giving the right of way
  • Wave at the emergency vehicle and advise it to wait

82.) What should be the appropriate action when you see this traffic sign?

  • Slow down and be more alert than usual
  • Increase your speed
  • Blow your horn and resume your normal speed

83.) Can a driver allow a cyclist to hitch on his vehicle?

  • No, especially without permission from an enforcer
  • No, road crash may happen
  • No

84.) At a roundabout with multiple lanes, where should you stay if you are planning to turn right on the next intersection?

  • Anywhere
  • At the leftmost lane
  • At the rightmost lane

85.) Can a driver be given a 10-year validity license if he/she has traffic violation/s?

  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes – if all penalties are paid 15 days prior to renewal

86.) Is a driver allowed to load cargo more than the vehicle’s registered load capacity?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes, if the cargo is fragile or perishable

87.) When can a driver be allowed to use his mobile phone while driving?

  • Calling a brother to close all doors before sleeping
  • Calling authorities about a malfunctioning traffic light
  • Calling authorities to report a crime or road crash

88.) When you do not see the wheels of the vehicles in front of you, should you do?

  • Slow down and get back to a safe following distance
  • Turn your fog light on
  • Increase your speed until it becomes visible

89.) While driving with maximum speed and you have to stop suddenly, you should:

  • apply your brakes heavily with steady pressure
  • apply your foot and hand brakes gently with steady pressure
  • apply your brakes gently with steady pressure

90.) On a wet road, you must:

  • maintain speed
  • slow down
  • increase speed

91.) When planning to overtake a slower vehicle in front of you at night, you should:

  • blow your horn so he gets alerted
  • flick your dimmer, switch two or three times to signify your intention to the driver of the vehicle that you intend to overtake
  • put hazard lights on so he knows you’re about to overtake

92.) At an intersection without stop or yield signs, two cars reach the intersection at the same time. Which car has the right-of-way?

  • the car on the right
  • the car on the left
  • the car that slows down first

93.) A car is positioned in an intersection waiting to turn left when the traffic signal light turns red. Who should go first?

  • the driver caught in the intersection waiting to turn left
  • the driver making the right turn
  • the driver caught with the green light

94.) At an intersection without stop or yield signs, two cars approach from different streets. Which car has the right-of-way?

  • the vehicle already in the intersection 
  • the vehicle on the left
  • the vehicle that slows down first

95.) The driver of a car traveling on a highway is required to yield to

  • any car coming out of a driveway
  • pedestrian
  • cars approaching an intersection from the left

96.) Before moving your car from a parked position, you should

  • check other traffic, signal and pull from curb when it is safe to do so
  • signal and pull from curb
  • sound your horn and pull from curb slowly

97.) The speed limit within a school zone during school days is

  • 20 kph
  • 25 kph
  • 30 kph

98.) A good driving attitude of a driver is

  • drive slowly
  • drive defensively
  • take chances if possible

99.) Drivers gather most information with their

  • cars
  • eyes
  • hands

100.) Which of the following is most recommended in a way of dealing with fatigue on a long trip?

  • stop periodically for rest and exercise
  • eat much and drink a little alcoholic beverages
  • take an over-the-counter “keep awake” pill

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