1) A driver pulls out of a side road in front of you, causing you to brake hard. What should you do?
A - Ignore the error and stay calm
B - Flash your lights to show your annoyance
C - Sound your horn to show your annoyance
D - Overtake as soon as possible
2) Why have 'red routes' been introduced in major cities?
A - To raise the speed limits
B - To help the traffic flow
C - To provide better parking
D - To allow lorries to load more freely
3) Which of the following may cause loss of concentration on a long journey?
4 answers required
A - Loud music
B - Arguing with a passenger
C - Using a mobile phone
D - Putting in a cassette tape
E - Stopping regularly to rest
F - Pulling up to tune the radio
4) What will reduce the risk of neck injury resulting from a collision?
A - An air-sprung seat
B - Anti-lock brakes
C - A collapsible steering wheel
D - A properly adjusted head restraint
5) Powered vehicles, such as wheelchairs or scooters, used by disabled people have a maximum speed of
A - 8 mph
B - 12 mph
C - 16 mph
D - 20 mph
6) You are driving along a wet road. How can you tell if your vehicle's tyres are losing their grip on the surface?
A - The engine will stall
B - The steering will feel very heavy
C - The engine noise will increase
D - The steering will feel very light
7) You are about to reverse into a side road. A pedestrian wishes to cross behind you.
A - wave to the pedestrian to stop
B - give way to the pedestrian
C - wave to the pedestrian to cross
D - reverse before the pedestrian starts to cross
8) What does this sign mean?
A - Uneven road surface
B - Bridge over the road
C - Road ahead ends
D - Water across the road
9) What does this sign mean?
A - Car lane only
B - Single file only
C - Queues likely
D - Keep your distance
10) What is a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) declaration?
A - A notification to tell VOSA that a vehicle does not have a current MOT
B - Information kept by the police about the owner of the vehicle
C - A notification to tell DVLA that a vehicle is not being used on the road
D - Information held by insurance companies to check the vehicle is insured
11) You are carrying a child in your car. They are under three years of age.
Which of these is a suitable restraint?
A - A child seat
B - An adult holding a child
C - An adult seat belt
D - An adult lap belt
12) You are turning right onto a dual carriageway.
What should you do before emerging?
A - Stop, apply the handbrake and then select a low gear
B - Position your vehicle well to the left of the side road
C - Check that the central reservation is wide enough for your vehicle
D - Make sure that you leave enough room for a vehicle behind
13) The fluid level in your battery is low.
What should you top it up with?
A - Battery acid
B - Distilled water
C - Engine oil
D - Engine coolant
14) At the scene of a traffic incident you should
A - not put yourself at risk
B - go to those casualties who are screaming
C - pull everybody out of their vehicles
D - leave vehicle engines switched on
15) Which of these services can display a blue flashing beacon?
A - Coastguard
B - Doctors car
C - Gritting lorry
D - Animal ambulance
16) What basic rule applies when you're using a motorway?
A - Use the lane that has the least traffic
B - Keep to the left-hand lane unless overtaking
C - Overtake on the side that�s clearest
D - Try to keep above 50 mph to prevent congestion
17) You have just gone through deep water.
To dry off the brakes you should
A - accelerate and keep to a high speed for a short time
B - go slowly while gently applying the brakes
C - avoid using the brakes at all for a few miles
D - stop for at least an hour to allow them time to dry
18) You are driving through a tunnel. There has been a collision and the car in front is on fire and blocking the road.
What should you do?
A - Overtake and continue as quickly as you can
B - Lock all the doors and windows
C - Switch on hazard warning lights
D - Stop, then reverse out of the tunnel
19) You MUST obey signs giving orders.
These signs are mostly in
A - green rectangles
B - red triangles
C - blue rectangles
D - red circles
20) What restrictions apply on a Motorway to new drivers holding a provisional driving licence?
A - They can not drive over 30 mph
B - They can not drive at night
C - They can not drive unaccompanied
D - They can not drive with more than one passenger
21) Which THREE result from drinking alcohol?
3 answers required
A - Less control
B - A false sense of confidence
C - Faster reactions
D - Poor judgement of speed
E - Greater awareness of danger
22) To correct a rear-wheel skid you should
A - not steer at all
B - steer away from it
C - steer into it
D - apply your handbrake
23) When are you allowed to stop on a motorway?
A - When you need to walk and get fresh air
B - When you wish to pick up hitchhikers
C - When you're signalled to do so by flashing red lights
D - When you need to use a mobile telephone
24) On a long motorway journey boredom can cause you to feel sleepy.
2 answers required
A - leave the motorway and find a safe place to stop
B - keep looking around at the surrounding landscape
C - drive faster to complete your journey sooner
D - ensure a supply of fresh air into your vehicle
E - stop on the hard shoulder for a rest
25) You MUST stop when signalled to do so by a
A - motorcyclist
B - pedestrian
C - police officer
D - bus driver
26) It is a very windy day and you are about to overtake a cyclist.
What should you do?
A - Overtake very closely
B - Keep close as you pass
C - Sound your horn repeatedly
D - Allow extra room
27) You wish to tow a trailer. Where would you find the maximum noseweight of your vehicle's tow ball?
A - In the vehicle handbook
B - In The Highway Code
C - In your vehicle registration certificate
D - In your licence documents
28) Your car is fitted with anti-lock brakes. You need to stop in an emergency.
A - brake normally and avoid turning the steering wheel
B - press the brake pedal promptly and firmly until you have stopped
C - keep pushing and releasing the foot brake quickly to prevent skidding
D - apply the handbrake to reduce the stopping distance
29) You are towing a trailer on a motorway. What is your maximum speed limit?
A - 40 mph
B - 50 mph
C - 60 mph
D - 70 mph
30) Your vehicle breaks down on the hard shoulder of a motorway. You decide to use your mobile phone to call for help.
A - stand at the rear of the vehicle while making the call
B - try to repair the vehicle yourself
C - get out of the vehicle by the right-hand door
D - check your location from the marker posts on the left
31) You have been driving in thick fog which has now cleared.
You must switch OFF your rear fog lights because
A - they use a lot of power from the battery
B - they make your brake lights less clear
C - they will cause dazzle in your rear view mirrors
D - they may not be properly adjusted
32) When should you use hazard warning lights?
A - When you slow down quickly on a motorway because of a hazard ahead
B - When you leave your car at the roadside to visit a shop
C - When you wish to stop on double yellow lines
D - When you need to park on the pavement
33) What does this sign mean?
A - Accident blackspot ahead
B - Ancient monument ahead
C - Humpback bridge ahead
D - Tunnel ahead
34) Your vehicle has broken down on a motorway. You aren't able to stop on the hard shoulder. What should you do?
A - Switch on your hazard warning lights
B - Stop following traffic and ask for help
C - Attempt to repair your vehicle quickly
D - Stand behind your vehicle to warn others
35) In good conditions, what is the typical stopping distance at 70 mph?
A - 53 metres (175 feet)
B - 60 metres (197 feet)
C - 73 metres (240 feet)
D - 96 metres (315 feet)
36) When should you NOT use your horn in a built-up area?
A - Between 8 pm and 8 am
B - Between 9 pm and dawn
C - Between dusk and 8 am
D - Between 11.30 pm and 7 am
37) You take the wrong route and find you are on a one-way street.
A - reverse out of the road
B - turn round in a side road
C - continue to the end of the road
D - reverse into a driveway
38) You find that you need glasses to read vehicle number plates at the required distance. When must you wear them?
A - Only in bad weather conditions
B - At all times when driving
C - Only when you think it's necessary
D - Only in bad light or at night time
39) How can you use the engine of your vehicle to control your speed?
A - By changing to a lower gear
B - By selecting reverse gear
C - By changing to a higher gear
D - By selecting neutral
40) When is it acceptable for a passenger to travel in a car without wearing wearing a seat belt?
A - When they're under 14 years old
B - When they're under 1.5 metres (5 feet) in height
C - When they're sitting in the rear seat
D - When they're exempt for medical reasons
41) What does this sign mean?
A - No route for pedestrians and cyclists
B - A route for pedestrians only
C - A route for cyclists only
D - A route for pedestrians and cyclists
42) You are driving down a steep hill. Why could keeping the clutch down or rolling in neutral for too long be dangerous?
A - Fuel consumption will be higher
B - Your vehicle will pick up speed
C - It will damage the engine
D - It will wear tyres out more quickly
43) After passing your driving test, you suffer from ill health. This affects your driving.
A - inform your local police station
B - avoid using motorways
C - always drive accompanied
D - inform the licensing authority
44) You see a car on the hard shoulder of a motorway with a HELP pennant displayed.
This means the driver is most likely to be
A - a disabled person
B - first aid trained
C - a foreign visitor
D - a rescue patrol person
45) Which is the most vulnerable road user at road junctions?
A - Car driver
B - Tractor driver
C - Lorry driver
D - Motorcyclist
46) Which vehicle will use a blue flashing beacon?
A - Motorway maintenance
B - Bomb disposal
C - Snow plough
D - Breakdown recovery
47) You have to park on the road in fog.
A - leave sidelights on
B - leave dipped headlights and fog lights on
C - leave dipped headlights on
D - leave main beam headlights on
48) Which TWO should you allow extra room when overtaking?
2 answers required
A - Motorcycles
B - Tractors
C - Bicycles
D - Road-sweeping vehicles
49) You keep well back while waiting to overtake a large vehicle.
A car fills the gap. You should
A - sound your horn
B - drop back further
C - flash your headlights
D - start to overtake
50) You are on a motorway. There is a contraflow system ahead.
What would you expect to find?
A - Temporary traffic lights
B - Lower speed limits
C - Wider lanes than normal
D - Speed humps
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