Driver Full Test

Car Theory Full Practice Test


Welcome to the 'Car Practice Test'

This practice test will select 50 random questions, which you will be expected to complete within the allocated 57 minute time limit. You will be shown correct and incorrect answers at the end of the quiz, with a hint available on each question should you need it.

Each question is representative of the type used by the DVSA for your real theory exam.

Instructions:

  1. The test will begin after you select the 'Next' button below.
  2. For each question, choose from the four multiple choice answers provided.
  3. Some questions may have more than one answer, a note will be displayed when to do this.
  4. A confirmation screen will appear at the end for you to submit the test to be scored. Click 'Submit' to be shown a review of your scores and suggested revision.

Ready? Click 'Next' to begin.

1) You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signal turns green as pictured. Eldery people are still crossing the road. You should:
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2) When you approach a junction, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?
3) What do GREEN/YELLOW stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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4) You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signals are showing red as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. You should:
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5) What should you do if you have to stop in a tunnel?
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6) Which of these light signals implies the car will turn right or move to the right?
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7) You are approaching a roundabout and there is a horse rider in the left-hand lane, but is signalling right. You should:
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8) What do AMBER stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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9) Which road marking along the side of the road marks the road edge with a verge or wall?
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10) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?
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11) Whilst driving when it is snowing, you should:
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12) Where are you most likely to be affect by crosswinds?
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13) You are driving near to a school and see a school crossing patrol ahead. How will they signal you to stop?
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14) If a vehicle has a maximum speed of 25 mph (40 km/h) or less, what must they display when travelling on a dual carriageway?
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15) When towing a caravan or trailer, what is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a single carriageway road?
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16) Which of these vehicles might not take the normal route through a roundabout?
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17) The rider of the motorcycle in front of you is moving their hand up and down as shown in the picture. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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18) You want to reverse your car but cannot see if it is safe. You should:
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19) When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to proceed?
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20) Coasting is a term used to describe a vehicle travelling in neutral or with the clutch on. How does this affect your control of the vehicle? (Select all that apply)
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21) You want to reverse your car but there is a pedestrian waiting to cross the road. You should:
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22) When travelling in a vehicle with a child under the age of 14, who is responsible to ensuring their seat belt is fastened?
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23) Before beginning a journey, how can you best plan your route?
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24) In England and Wales, you MUST NOT drive with BREATH alcohol level higher than:
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25) What does a single yellow line along the side of a road indicate when displayed with a corresponding nearby sign?
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26) The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in wet weather is approximately __________ the normal distance of a vehicle in dry weather.
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27) What color road stud or cat's eye indicates temporary adjustments to lane layouts e.g. where road works are taking place?
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28) What color road stud or cat's eye indicates the edge of the main carriageway at lay-bys and slip roads?
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29) You are approaching a pelican crossing with the signals flashing amber as pictured. Pedestrians are waiting to cross the road. You should:
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30) The motorcycle in front of you has a bright red light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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31) Before moving off in a vehicle, you should: (Select all that apply)
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32) Which of these other road users might not take a normal route through a roundabout? (Select all that apply)
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33) You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signal turns green as pictured. Pedestrians are crossing the road. You should:
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34) A person authorised to direct traffic is standing at a road intersection and is holding out their hand towards you as shown in the picture. You should:
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35) Before setting off on a journey, you should ensure that: (Select all that apply)
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36) You may use your hazard warning lights when you:
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37) You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?
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38) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs means a temporary road closure ahead?
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39) When you approach a junction, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?
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40) Some of the most vulnerable road users are: (Select all that apply)
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41) Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)
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42) You have turned into a sideroad and realise you have made a mistake. You should NOT:
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43) If your vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should apply the parking brake and switch off the engine in order to: (Select all that apply)
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44) You have driven through deep water. What should you check at the first safe opportunity?
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45) You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see a wheelchair user waiting to cross. You should:
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46) Which of these road markings indicate that no parking or waiting is allowed at any time?
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47) You are approaching a pelican crossing with the signal showing green as pictured. Pedestrians are crossing the road. You should:
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48) This road sign pictured indicates:
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49) You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signals start flashing amber as pictured. Pedestrians are approaching the crossing. You should:
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50) What action does this sign indicate?
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