There are 50 driving theory test questions below, the pass mark is 43 and the test should be completed in 57 minutes or less. Once you have completed the theory test, click on "Submit Answers for Grading" to get your results.

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1.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Pay and display parking

No stopping

Parking restricted to permit holders

No Parking

2.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Loose chippings

Quarry ahead

Falling or fallen rocks

Falling snowballs

3.) Using the rear view mirror to hang objects on can:

Restrict your view

Make you a more careful driver

Give you a better view

Help your concentration

4.) An MOT certificate is normally valid for:

10,000 miles

30,000 miles

Three years after the date it was issued

One year after the date it was issued

5.) A vehicle with a green flashing light is a:

Fire engine

Road maintenance vehicle


Doctor's car

6.) You are approaching a bend at speed. You should begin to brake:

On the bend

After the bend

After changing gears

Before the bend

7.) The use of the horn in a built-up area is prohibited at what times?

Between 8pm and 8am

Between dusk and dawn

Between dusk and 8am

Between 11.30pm and 7am

8.) There are no speed limit signs on the road. How is a 30mph limit indicated?

By hazard warning lines

By street lighting

By double yellow lines

By pedestrian islands

9.) What causes most skids?

Worn tyres

Driver error

Bad weather


10.) The driver in front has not cancelled the right indicator. Should you:

Flash your lights to alert the driver

Sound your horn before overtaking

Ignore it and overtake anyway

Stay behind and not overtake

11.) Who has priority at an unmarked crossroads?

The faster vehicle

The smaller vehicle

The larger vehicle

No one has priority

12.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

No parking

Minimum speed limit

Urban clearway


13.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Give way to traffic on major road


Stop and give way

Pedestrians crossing

14.) A pedestrian with a white stick and red band is:

Entitled to the right of way

Deaf only

Blind only

Deaf and blind

15.) You are following a vehicle on a wet road. You should leave a gap of at least:

One second

Two seconds

Three seconds

Four seconds

16.) On a windy day, how is it safest to overtake a cyclist?

Overtake very closely

Overtake quickly

Sound your horn repeatedly

Allow extra room

17.) Why should you make sure that you have cancelled your indicators after turning?

To avoid flattening the battery

To avoid misleading other road users

To avoid dazzling other road users

To avoid damage to the indicator relay

18.) You should use front fog lights ONLY when:

You think its safer

Visibility is seriously reduced

Daylight is fading

Driving after midnight

19.) You are at the scene of an accident. Someone is suffering from shock. You should:

Tell them to pull themselves together

Keep them warm

Offer them a warm drink

Offer them a cigarette

20.) When using an emergency telephone on the motorway should you:

Make sure someone else is with you

Face the oncoming traffic

Keep your back to the traffic

Stand on the hard shoulder

21.) How can you, as a driver, help the environment?

By reducing your speed

By using leaded fuel

By driving faster

By harsh acceleration

22.) Apart from pedestrians, who else should you be aware of at a toucan crossing?

Oncoming traffic

Buses pulling out

Trams crossing in front

Cyclists riding across

23.) Red routes in major cities have been introduced to:

Allow lorries to load more freely

Raise the speed limits

Help the traffic flow

Provide better parking

24.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Motorway closed

End of motorway

Start of motorway

Motorway services

25.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Bend in the road

Give way

No left turn

Left turn ahead

26.) Single carriageway roads have a speed limit of:

50 mph

60 mph

40 mph

No speed limit

27.) Your car needs an MOT certificate. If you drive without one this could invalidate your:

Road tax disc


Vehicle registration document

Vehicle service record

28.) SORN is a Statutory Off Road Notification. It is valid for how long?

For the life of the vehicle

Until the next MOT

For 12 months only

Until the vehicle warranty expires

29.) What are triangular road signs for?

To give orders

To give information

To give directions

To give warnings

30.) Mouth to mouth resuscitation should be stopped when:

You think the casualty is dead

The casualty can breathe without help

The casualty has turned blue

You hear the ambulance arriving

31.) Immediately after joining a motorway you should:

Keep in the left lane to get used to the speed

Move to the centre lane

Try to overtake

Re-adjust your mirrors

32.) Trailers must be securely hitched to the towing vehicle. The trailer braking system can be made even safer by fitting what?

Warning lights

Jockey wheel

Corner steadies

Breakaway cable

33.) You want to turn right at a junction but you think your indicators cannot be seen clearly. What should you do?

Stay in the left-hand lane

Keep well over to the right

Give an arm signal as well as an indicator signal

Get out and check if your indicators can be seen

34.) Mobile phones can ONLY be used when?

Receiving a call

Suitably parked

Driving at less than 30 mph

There is an emergency

35.) You are about to drive home but you cant find the glasses you need to wear. You should:

Drive home slowly, keeping to quiet roads

Find a way getting home without driving

Borrow a friends glasses and use those

Drive home at night so that the lights will help you

36.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Wild animals

Wild horses or ponies

Accompanied horses or ponies

Horse riding school

37.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Steep hill downwards

Steep hill upwards

Height limit

20mph speed limit

38.) Tram rails cause most problems for which vehicles?

Four-wheel drive cars




39.) You are on a narrow road at night. A slow moving vehicle ahead has been signalling right for some time. What should you do?

Flash your headlights before overtaking

Signal right and sound your horn

Wait for the signal to be cancelled before overtaking

Overtake on the left

40.) Tyres will raise your fuel consumption if they are:


Bought at different times


New and hardly used

41.) You should contact the licensing authority when:

Your job status is changed

You go abroad on holiday

You change your name

Your job involves travelling abroad

42.) A four-wheel drive vehicle mainly improves:

Road holding

Fuel consumption

Stopping distances

Hesitant driving

43.) You must take extra care when driving near trams because?

They may stop suddenly to recharge the batteries

Of their speed and silent approach

You must not drive over the rails

They are automatic and have no driver

44.) On a dual carriageway, a vehicle with an amber flashing light is?

An ambulance

A police car

A doctor on call

A disabled person's vehicle

45.) The lowest gear in a motor car is:

1st Gear

2nd Gear


Reverse Gear

46.) The only time you should not check your mirrors is, just before:

Turning left

Turning right

Emergency stop

Turning at a roundabout

47.) When are motorcyclists particularly at risk from other road users?

In the dark

On dual carriageways

When approaching junctions

On motorways

48.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Water across the road

Single lane bridge ahead

Uneven road surface

Slippery road ahead

49.) The meaning of the sign illustrated on the right is:

Traffic signals ahead

Traffic signals not in use

Ignore traffic signals

Temporary traffic lights

50.) You are carrying two 9-year-olds and their parents in your car. Who is responsible for seeing that the children wear seat belts?

The children

The front-seat passenger

The children's parents

You, the driver