The Road Rage Quiz

Are you ready to R..R....R....R....Rumble? Have you been accused of being a "RAGER" of the road kind? Have those drives into work or school become increasingly colourful in language and have the old road signals turned into gestures of the most obscene kind? 

I f you have answered yes to any of these questions, then maybe it's time for you to test your ROAD RAGE QUOTIENT.
That is, if you have the patience to sit for five minutes, get a piece of paper and answer the following questions. If this is too difficult...then quick  run and get  the drug of choice: prozac, zoloft,  valium or  ritalin . (No alcohol please. This is a road quiz!)

OK......Ready? Start those engines....

1.  If you are driving in traffic in the fast lane and the person in front of you is driving the speed limit do you:

a. slow down  because you realize you are speeding

b. slow down, turn on your signals and move into the other lane, and eventually move back into the fast lane

c. tailgate the idiot

d. turn on your high beams and honk your horn and tailgate

e. zip into the slow lane; then zip into the fast lane while giving the finger and then slow down in front of the jerk.

2. You are in a parking lot looking for a parking space. You spot an empty place but there is a woman standing in the middle of the space obviously saving the space for her husband who is nowhere to be seen. Do you:

a. move on and look for another place

b. give her a dirty look and then move on

c. swear at her telling her to "move her fat butt"

d. act like you are going to drive into her

e. drive into the spot just missing her by an inch

3. You are stopped at a traffic light and the light has just turned green. The person in front of you is chatting on a cell phone. Do you.

a. wait calmly, realizing that it will only be a second or two

b. wait a second, put on your signals and move into another lane

c. honk your horn and yell out your window "Pay  Attention Idiot"

d. zoom up quickly behind the person, honking madly

e. zoom up behind ,swerve beside the person, ranting and raving then in the middle of the intersection slow down in front of the person and then zoom off.

4. A person is tailgating you. Do you:

a. as soon as it is safe, signal and pull into another lane

b. continue on because you are going the speed limit

c. stick your hand out the window and give them the finger

d. slow down even more and make it impossible for the idiot to get into another lane

e. slow down, then speed up, then slow down again and slam on the brakes.

5.  When you are in your car how often are you ranting and raving:

a. almost never

b. occasionally

c. most of the time

d. 99% of the time

e. 100% of the time in the car and 50% of the time outside of the car once you've reached your destination

6. Which of the following groups of people do you find have poor driving skills:

a. sorry I can't really categorize them

b. people who drive for a living

c. people from other ethnicity than your own, women drivers, taxi drivers

d. other ethnicity, women, teenagers, older people, people with glasses, taxi drivers, blondes, people who are so short that they can't be seen behind the wheel, minivan drivers, sports car drivers, truckers, 

e. all of the above plus brunettes, black haired people, bald people, red heads, punk hair coloured people, members of the hair club

7. I find driving to be:

a. fun and relaxing

b. relaxing when I'm alone on the road, but nerve wracking in city traffic

c. challenging but dangerous

d. a good place where I can really let loose and express myself

e. a place where I show the rest of the world what a bunch of incompetents they are

8. My driving skills are:

a. good

b. great

c. better than most on the road

d. superior

e. I am the best ; no one comes close to my skill

9. You are driving down the road going your usual speed when you spot a woman putting on her makeup. Do you:

a. laugh and continue on your way.

b. drive by and give her a dirty look

c. speed past her and yell "Forget it; It won't help"

d. speed past give her the finger, yell obscenities

e. same as 'd' but also cut in front of her and slam on the brakes

10. Which phrase fits best how you feel:

a. I like people

b. I like some people

c. Most people suck

d. I like people when they are not around

e. I like people once they're dead.

OK folks...time to tally up those numbers. Give yourself the following points for each letter
  • For every "a" give yourself 0 points
  • For every "b" give yourself 2 points
  • For every  "c" give yourself 3 points
  • For every "d" give yourself 4 points
  • For every "e" give yourself 5 points........add them up then click on the car below and all will be revealed

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Copyright 1997 Karen E Hamilton


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