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1.) When you park your car on the road on a foggy day, you should:

Leave your headlights on

Leave your fog lights on

Leave your sidelights on

Park partly on the pavement

2.) When should you not use your horn in a built up area?

Between 11.30pm and 7.00am

Between 11.00pm and 8.00am

Between 10.00pm and 7.30pm

Between 9.00pm and 7.00pm

3.) On the left of a motorway carriageway there are reflective studs. What colour are they?





4.) What must you have to park in a disabled space?

A wheelchair

A blue badge

A modified vehicle

An advance driver certificate

5.) How near to a junction can you park?

10 metres (32 feet)

Anywhere as long as you are not on road markings

15 metres (49 feet)

20 metres (66 feet)

6.) In windy conditions you need to take extra care when?

Using the brakes

Making a hill start

Passing pedal cyclists

Turning into a narrow road

7.) Who has priority when traffic lights are not working?

The other vehicle

Traffic turning right


Traffic turning left

8.) When moving off from a parked position you should?

Signal if other drivers need to slow down

Give a hand signal as well as using the indicators

Release your handbrake before your final check

Look over your shoulder for a final check

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


End of waiting restrictions

Waiting restrictions apply

National speed limit

10.) Whilst on a motorway, a driver sees the illuminated sign illustrated on the right, He should:

Change to the left hand lane

Leave the motorway at the next exit

Reduce speed for sharp bend ahead

Service station ahead

11.) You may wait in a yellow box junction when you are:

Prevented from turning right, only by oncoming traffic

In a queue of traffic turning left

In a queue of traffic to go ahead

On a roundabout

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

Priority over vehicles from opposite direction

Give priority to vehicles from opposite direction

Priority over oncoming motor cars

Smaller vehicles to the left

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

No cycling

Pedal cyclists only

Parking bay for cyclist

Route to be used by pedal cycles only

14.) As you approach traffic lights, you know they have been green for a while. Should you:

Accelerate hard

Change your position in the road

Be ready to stop

Brake hard

15.) On ice or snow braking distance can increase by:

4 times

6 times

10 times

20 times

16.) Following a vehicle on a wet road, the gap you leave should be at least:

It depends on the type of vehicle in front

Two seconds

Three seconds

Four seconds

17.) You should only flash your headlights to other road users?

To tell them you have right of way

To show them you are about to reverse

To show them you are giving way

To let them know that you are there

18.) What do catalytic converters reduce?

Fuel consumption

The risk of fire

Toxic exhaust gases


19.) A two-second gap between you and the car in front is when conditions are?





20.) Windy weather means you should be more careful when:

Using the brakes

Getting out of the car

Turning into a narrow road

Passing pedal cyclists

21.) You are about to go down a steep hill, to control your speed you should?

Select a low gear and avoid using the brakes

Select a higher gear and brake carefully

Select a low gear and use the brakes carefully

Select a high gear and brake firmly

22.) Age affects us all. An elderly person might be a less good driver because they cannot:

Obtain car insurance

Remember what they learnt at their test

React very quickly

Give signals correctly

23.) When going straight ahead at a roundabout, you should?

Indicate right when approaching the roundabout

Indicate left when approaching the roundabout

Indicate before leaving the roundabout

Do not indicate at any time

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

Minimum speed

Maximum speed

Recommended speed limit

Age limit applies

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

Turn left ahead

Turn left

Keep left

No left turn

26.) What features distinguish use of a toucan crossing?

Pedestrians must wait for cyclists to cross first

Cyclists are not permitted

Old people and children are not permitted

Pedestrians and cyclists may cross

27.) In which situation should you expect other vehicles to overtake you on either side?

In a one-way street

On a dual carriageway

On a motorway

On a crossing

28.) More care should be taken where trams are operating. Why?

Because the rails can be bad for the suspension

Because they do not stop for cars

Because they do not have lights

Because they cannot steer to avoid you

29.) Where are you most likely to be affected by crosswinds whole driving a vehicle?

On a busy stretch of road

On a narrow stretch of road

On a long straight road

On an open stretch of road

30.) On a single-track road, another car is driving straight towards you. What should you do?

Go back to the main road

Do an emergency stop

Stop at a passing place

Pull in to your left immediately

31.) What advice should you give to a driver who has had a few alcoholic drinks at a party?

Go home by public transport

Wait a short while and then drive home

Have a strong cup of coffee and then drive home

Drive home carefully and slowly

32.) The right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway cannot be used by which type of vehicle?

A lorry

A motorcycle

A vehicle towing a trailer

A motorcycle and side-car

33.) You are driving in torrential rain and your vehicle begins to slide. What is this called?





34.) You cannot stop on a signed 'Clearway' when?

At any time

When it is busy

In the rush hour

There is another vehicle in front of you

35.) A car driver must ensure that seat belts are worn by?

Children under 14

All front-seat passengers

All rear-seat passengers

All passengers

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

Hump bridge

Uneven road

Road subsidence

Hills ahead

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

Available width of headroom

Height limit (e.g. low bridge)

No vehicles over height shown

Only vehicles over height

38.) Green reflective studs are found where on a motorway?

Separating driving lanes

Between the hard shoulder and the carriageway

At slip road entrance and exits

Before a motorway service station

39.) What is the main reason why your stopping distance is longer after heavy rain?

Water on the windscreen will blur your view of the road

You may not be able to see large puddles

The brakes will be cold because they are wet

Your tyres will have less grip on the road

40.) It is not always possible to carry your documents with you. If a policeman wants to see them, he issues a 'producer'. You have to present them at the police station within:

1 calendar month

7 days

14 days

21 days

41.) How will a school crossing patrol signal you to stop?

By pointing to children on the opposite pavement

By displaying a red light

By displaying a stop sign

By giving you an arm signal

42.) At an accident scene, you look after someone in shock. How should you do this?

Reassure them constantly

Walk them around to calm them down

Give them something cold to drink

Offer to take them to hospital to save waiting for the ambulance and police

43.) What colour are motorway signs?

Mostly blue

Mostly brown

Mostly green

Mostly red circles

44.) Carrying too much weight in your vehicle could seriously affect the:



Engine Oil level

Battery life

45.) Motorway hard shoulders should only be used for?

To answer your mobile phone

To pick up a hitchhiker

If your vehicle breaks down

If you feel tired and need a rest

46.) If you feel tired, what is the most sensible thing you can do?

Increase your speed slightly

Decrease your speed slightly

Drink an energy drink or coffee

Pull over at a safe place to rest

47.) What is the maximum speed for cars towing caravans on a motorway?





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

Priority ahead


Church steeple

Dead end left and right

49.) The vehicle in front has a flashing amber beacon. This means it is:

Slow moving

Broken down

A doctor's car

Warning you not to overtake

50.) The extreme right-hand lane of a four-lane motorway should be used:

If your speed exceeds 60mph

Solely for emergency vehicles

Solely for cars

For overtaking