1) How will a school crossing patrol signal you to stop?
A - By pointing to children on the opposite pavement
B - By displaying a red light
C - By displaying a stop sign
D - By giving you an arm signal
2) At a collision you suspect a casualty has back injuries. The area is safe.
A - offer them a drink
B - not move them
C - raise their legs
D - not call an ambulance
3) Your mobile phone rings while you're travelling. What should you do?
A - Stop immediately
B - Answer it immediately
C - Ignore it
D - Pull up at the nearest kerb
4) You have a CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) certificate. How long is it valid?
A - one year
B - two years
C - three years
D - four years
5) As well as planning your route before starting a journey, you should also plan an alternative route.
Why is this?
A - To let another driver overtake
B - Your first route may be blocked
C - To avoid a railway level crossing
D - In case you have to avoid emergency vehicles
6) You should use the engine cut-out switch to
A - stop the engine in an emergency
B - stop the engine on short journeys
C - save wear on the ignition switch
D - start the engine if you lose the key
7) A long, heavily laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you. What should you do?
A - Speed up
B - Slow down
C - Hold your speed
D - Change direction
8) Areas reserved for trams may have
3 answers required
A - metal studs around them
B - white line markings
C - zigzag markings
D - a different coloured surface
E - yellow hatch markings
F - a different surface texture
9) At a junction you see this sign partly covered by snow.
What does it mean?
A - Crossroads
B - Give way
C - Stop
D - Turn right
10) Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable
A - when moving off
B - on dual carriageways
C - at junctions
D - on motorways
11) What does this sign mean?
A - Accident blackspot ahead
B - Ancient monument ahead
C - Humpback bridge ahead
D - Tunnel ahead
12) You are riding slowly in a town centre. Before turning left you should glance over your left shoulder to
A - check for cyclists
B - help keep your balance
C - look for traffic signs
D - check for potholes
13) What does this sign mean?
A - Car lane only
B - Single file only
C - Queues likely
D - Keep your distance
14) Planning your route before setting out can be helpful.
How can you do this?
A - Look in a motoring magazine
B - Only visit places you know
C - Try to travel at busy times
D - Print or write down the route
15) You are travelling on a motorway. You decide you need a rest.
A - stop on the hard shoulder
B - pull in at the nearest service area
C - pull up on a slip road
D - park on the central reservation
16) You are travelling behind a bus that pulls up at a bus stop. What should you do?
A - Accelerate past the bus
B - Watch carefully for pedestrians
C - Sound your horn
D - Pull in closely behind the bus
17) As a motorcycle rider which TWO lanes must you NOT use?
2 answers required
A - Crawler lane
B - Overtaking lane
C - Acceleration lane
D - Cycle lane
E - Tram lane
18) At a pelican crossing, what must you do when the amber light is flashing?
A - Stop and wait for the green light
B - Stop and wait for the red light
C - Give way to pedestrians waiting to cross
D - Give way to pedestrians already on the crossing
19) You have just passed your test.
How can you reduce your risk of being involved in a collision?
A - By always staying close to the vehicle in front
B - By never going over 40 mph
C - By staying only in the left-hand lane on all roads
D - By taking further training
20) A loose drive chain on a motorcycle could cause
A - the front wheel to wobble
B - the ignition to cut out
C - the brakes to fail
D - the rear wheel to lock
21) You MUST obey signs giving orders.
These signs are mostly in
A - green rectangles
B - red triangles
C - blue rectangles
D - red circles
22) Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to drivers of
A - lorries
B - trams
C - buses
D - tractors
23) You intend to go abroad and will be riding on the right-hand side of the road.
What should you fit to your motorcycle?
A - Twin headlights
B - Headlight deflectors
C - Tinted yellow brake lights
D - Tinted red indicator lenses
24) Before overtaking a large vehicle you should keep well back.
Why is this?
A - To give acceleration space to overtake quickly on blind bends
B - To get the best view of the road ahead
C - To leave a gap in case the vehicle stops and rolls back
D - To offer other drivers a safe gap if they want to overtake you
25) You have a faulty oil seal on a shock absorber.
Why is this a serious problem?
A - It will cause excessive chain wear
B - Dripping oil could reduce the grip of your tyre
C - Your motorcycle will be harder to ride uphill
D - Your motorcycle will not accelerate so quickly
26) What does this sign mean?
A - No overtaking
B - No motor vehicles
C - Clearway (no stopping)
D - Cars and motorcycles only
27) Where would you see this sign?
A - In the window of a car taking children to school
B - At the side of the road
C - At playground areas
D - On the rear of a school bus or coach
28) What does this sign mean?
A - Buses turning
B - Ring road
C - Mini-roundabout
D - Keep right
29) You can park on the right-hand side of a road at night
A - in a one-way street
B - with your sidelights on
C - more than 10 metres (32 feet) from a junction
D - under a lamp-post
30) Which of the following information is found on your motorcycle registration document?
3 answers required
A - Make and model
B - Service history record
C - Ignition key security number
D - Engine size and number
E - Purchase price
F - Year of first registration
31) What does this traffic sign mean?
A - Slippery road ahead
B - Tyres liable to punctures ahead
C - Danger ahead
D - Service area ahead
32) Which of the following vehicles will use blue flashing beacons?
3 answers required
A - Motorway maintenance
B - Bomb disposal
C - Blood transfusion
D - Police patrol
E - Breakdown recovery
33) Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to
A - tram drivers
B - bus drivers
C - lorry drivers
D - taxi drivers
34) What does this sign mean?
A - Uneven road surface
B - Bridge over the road
C - Road ahead ends
D - Water across the road
35) Which vehicle is most likely to take an unusual course at a roundabout?
A - Estate car
B - Milk float
C - Delivery van
D - Long lorry
36) What does this sign mean?
A - Give way to oncoming vehicles
B - Approaching traffic passes you on both sides
C - Turn off at the next available junction
D - Pass either side to get to the same destination
37) You arrive at the scene of a crash where someone is bleeding heavily from a wound in their arm. Nothing is embedded in the wound. What could you do to help?
A - Walk them around and keep them talking
B - Dab the wound
C - Get them a drink
D - Apply pressure over the wound
38) You are riding a motorcycle of more than 50 cc.
Which FOUR would make a tyre illegal?
4 answers required
A - Tread less than 1.6 mm deep
B - Tread less than 1 mm deep
C - A large bulge in the wall
D - A recut tread
E - Exposed ply or cord
F - A stone wedged in the tread
39) What's the purpose of road humps, chicanes and narrowings?
A - To separate lanes of traffic
B - To increase traffic speed
C - To allow pedestrians to cross
D - To reduce traffic speed
40) You are on a road with passing places. It is only wide enough for one vehicle. There is a car coming towards you.
What should you do?
A - Pull into a passing place on your right
B - Force the other driver to reverse
C - Turn round and ride back to the main road
D - Pull into a passing place on your left
41) You are approaching a roundabout. There are horses just ahead of you. What should you do?
A - sound your horn as a warning
B - treat them like any other vehicle
C - give them plenty of room
D - accelerate past as quickly as possible
42) Why is it more difficult to overtake a large vehicle than a car?
A - It takes longer to pass one
B - They may suddenly pull up
C - Their brakes are not as good
D - They climb hills more slowly
43) You are riding a motorcycle and following a large vehicle at 40 mph.
You should position yourself
A - close behind to make it easier to overtake the vehicle
B - to the left of the road to make it easier to be seen
C - close behind the vehicle to keep out of the wind
D - well back so that you can see past the vehicle
44) You must notify the licensing authority when
3 answers required
A - your health affects your riding
B - your eyesight does not meet a set standard
C - you intend lending your motorcycle
D - your motorcycle requires an MOT certificate
E - you change your motorcycle
45) 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
46) You are approaching this sign. Who has priority?
A - Larger vehicles
B - Oncoming traffic
C - Smaller vehicles
D - You have right of way
47) Any load that is carried on a luggage rack MUST be
A - securely fastened when riding
B - carried only when strictly necessary
C - visible when you are riding
D - covered with plastic sheeting
48) A police officer asks to see your documents. You do not have them with you.
You may be asked to take them to a police station within
A - 5 days
B - 7 days
C - 14 days
D - 21 days
49) What should you do when driving or riding along a motorway?
A - Look much further ahead than you would on other roads
B - Travel much faster than you would on other roads
C - Maintain a shorter separation distance than you would on other roads
D - Concentrate more than you would on other roads
50) What does this sign mean?
A - No parking
B - No road markings
C - No through road
D - No entry
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