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:

No bicycles being pushed

No entry

No vehicles

Roundabout ahead

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

No through road

Telephone kiosk

Road closed

Car park ahead

3.) Large vehicles should be given lots of room when you are following because this:

Allows you to corner more quickly

Means it is less likely you will have a collision

Allows the driver to see you in the mirrors

Helps you to keep out of the wind

4.) You are driving in heavy rain. Your steering suddenly becomes very light. What should you do?

Steer towards the side of the road

Apply gentle acceleration

Brake firmly to reduce speed

Ease off the accelerator

5.) Which of the following vehicles will use blue flashing beacons?

A vehicle with a trailer

Road works vehicle

An invalid carriage

Blood transfusion

6.) Objects hanging from your interior mirror may:

Restrict your view

Help your concentration

Provide entertainment

Improve your driving

7.) What is the best time to make the regular tyre pressure checks?

After driving over speed bumps

After travelling at high speed

When tyres are hot

When tyres are cold

8.) If you consider the vehicle behind you is following too close, what should you do?

Flash your brake lights on and off

Accelerate away to increase the gap

Apply your brakes suddenly

Increase the gap between your vehicle and the one in front by slowing down very gently

9.) You are driving at 70mph in normal weather. How much stopping distance should you allow?

You decide, using your experience

60 metres (197 feet)

73 metres (240 feet)

96 metres (315 feet)

10.) A policeman orders your car to stop. He finds you have a faulty tyre. Who is responsible?

You, the driver

Whoever services the car

The previous owner

Whoever issued the current MOT

11.) Road surfaces are frequently painted with place names. Why?

So you know where youre going

To warn you of oncoming traffic

To enable you to change lanes early

To prevent you changing lanes

12.) You are driving past parked cars. You notice a wheel of bicycle sticking between them. What should you do?

Accelerate past quickly and sound your horn

Brake sharply and flash your headlights

Slow down and wave the cyclist across

Slow down and be prepared to stop for a cyclist

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

Pedestrians in road ahead

Pedestrian crossing

No pedestrians

Accompany all children

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

Narrow vehicles only

No large vehicles

No vehicles over width shown

No vehicles over 7.5 tonnes

15.) When you overtake ONE of these vehicles, you should allow some vehicles extra room. Which?

Police Car

Emergency vehicles


Road-sweeping vehicles

16.) You are driving on a wet motorway with surface spray. You should:

Use your hazard flashers

Use your rear fog lights

Use dipped headlights

Drive in any lane with no traffic

17.) A motorcyclist is overtaking a high-sided vehicle on a very windy day. What is the best thing you can do?

Overtake the motorcyclist immediately

Keep well back

Change lanes

Keep close to the motorcyclist

18.) When snow is falling heavily you should:

Use your rear fog lights

Not drive unless you have a mobile phone

Drive only when your journey is short

Not drive unless it is essential

19.) Sometimes it is necessary to pass high-sided vehicles in windy weather. What should you do?

Increase your speed

Be wary of a sudden gust

Drive alongside very closely

Overtake at the very last minute

20.) You arrive at the scene of a motorcycle accident. The rider is conscious but in shock. You must make sure that:

The rider is put in the recovery position

The riders helmet is not removed

The rider is moved to the side of the road

The riders helmet is removed

21.) A slip road on a motorway has reflective studs. What colour are they?





22.) Overloading your vehicle can seriously affect the:



Battery life

Journey time

23.) Which vehicle might have trouble getting around a roundabout?

Sports car

Old car

Estate car

Long vehicle

24.) When towing a caravan, what is the safest type of rear view mirror to use?

Ordinary door mirrors

Ordinary interior mirror

Extended-arm side mirror

Interior wide-angle-view mirror

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

No entry

No vehicles

No entry for vehicular traffic

Coach parking

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

Gated road ahead

Level crossing with gate

Cattle grid with gate

No through road

27.) On a three-lane motorway, the right-hand lane is:

For coaches only

An overtaking lane

The right-turn lane

An acceleration lane

28.) An adult driver must be how old to supervise a learner?

18 years old

Doesn't matter, as long as he/she has been driving for 5 years

20 years old

21 years old

29.) When you are not sure that it's safe to reverse your vehicle you should:

Use your horn

Reverse slowly

Rev your engine

Get out and check

30.) Unfortunately, after an accident you find a small child requiring mouth to mouth resuscitation. How should you breathe?





31.) As a car driver, which lane are you NOT allowed to use?

Crawler lane

Overtaking lane

Acceleration lane

Bus lane

32.) What is a suitable restraint for a passenger under 3 years of age?

A child seat

An adult holding a child

An adult seat belt

A carry cot fixed to the seat with a belt

33.) You have just bought a second-hand vehicle. When should you tell the licensing authority of change of ownership?

When an MOT is due

After 28 days

Only when you insure it


34.) Crosswinds can cause a problem. Who is LEAST likely to be affected?

Towed caravans


High-sided vehicles


35.) What does a sign with brown background show?

Primary roads

Tourist directions

Minor routes

Motorway routes

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

Ahead only

One way street

Dual carriageway

Traffic both ways

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

National speed limit applies

End of speed limit

Travel at any speed

No entry

38.) A fog fortunately lifts while you are still driving. What must you remember to do?

Switch off the fog lights

Reduce your speed

Switch off the demister

Look in the rear view mirror

39.) When parking on the left facing uphill the front wheels should be:

Turned to the left

Turned to the right

Parallel to the kerb

It's not important

40.) You are most likely to lose concentration when driving if you:

Switch on the heated rear window

Look at the door mirrors

Use a mobile phone

Listen to the radio

41.) You should normally be using which lane on a three-lane motorway?




The one with the least traffic

42.) Who is especially in danger if you cannot see as you reverse your car?

Other drivers


Traffic wardens


43.) Unmarked crossroads give priority to whom?

The larger vehicle

No one has priority

The faster vehicle

The other vehicle

44.) At puffin crossings which light will not show to a driver?



Flashing amber

Steady amber

45.) Turning right in busy traffic, of course you signal with the indicator. What else can you do?

Sound the horn

Give an arm signal

Flash your headlights

Move as far right as you can before turning

46.) A cover note is a document issued before you receive your:

Registration document

Driving license

Insurance certificate

MOT certificate

47.) Driving without an MOT certificate could invalidate you're:

Driving licence


Road tax disc

Vehicle registration document

48.) A basic rule when on motorways is:

Overtake on the side that is clearest

Try to keep above 50mph to prevent congestion

Use the lane that has least traffic

Keep to the left lane unless overtaking

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


Staggered junction


Left turn only

50.) What does the sign on the right mean?

Sharp deviation of route to left

Sharp temporary deviation of route to left

Brake before turning

No left turn