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) What do double yellow lines along the side of a road indicate?
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2) What should you NOT do before overtaking? (Select all that apply)
3) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs means a temporary road closure ahead?
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4) The car in front of you has a flashing amber light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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5) Which other road users should you be especially alert for on a country or single-track road? (Select all that apply)
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6) You are travelling in fog behind another vehicle. What should you do to reduce the chances of an accident?
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7) 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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8) The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 70 mph (112 km/h) on a dry road is 96 metres (315 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in ICY conditions??
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9) You are approaching a pelican crossing with the signals showing red as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. You should:
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10) When you approach a junction, you see a long vehicle in front of you is signalling to turn right, but is positioned on the left. What should you do?
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11) Before setting off on a journey, you should ensure that: (Select all that apply)
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12) You see a vehicle with a flashing blue beacon. What type of vehicle could it be? (Select all that apply)
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13) Some of the most vulnerable road users are: (Select all that apply)
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14) A pedestrian crossing has traffic lights that flash amber after showing red and before showing green. What type of crossing is this?
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15) In England and Wales, you MUST NOT drive with BLOOD alcohol level higher than:
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16) Which road marking along the centre of the road marks where you may overtake, but the length of the broken line signifies a hazard is ahead.
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17) Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will turn left or move to the left?
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18) An overhead display will indicate which lanes on a single carriageway you may use. The pictured display shows you may use:
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19) At a pelican crossing, which traffic light will follow the green signal?
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20) You are about to overtake a horse and rider. What should you NOT do? (Select all that apply)
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21) What do double red lines along the side of a road indicate?
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22) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what should you do if you see this sign?
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23) Box junctions are marked with yellow criss-cross lines as pictured. When may you enter this junction? (Select all that apply)
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24) What should you do before overtaking? (Select all that apply)
25) A large vehicle in front is overtaking a cyclist. What should you do?
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26) Which of these signs designates a tram ONLY road with no other vehicular traffic allowed?
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27) Some of the most vulnerable road users are: (Select all that apply)
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28) The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 60 mph (96 km/h) on a dry road is 73 metres (240 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in ICY conditions??
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29) 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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30) Why MUST you switch off your fog lights when visibility improves?
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31) If you drive through deep water your brakes might become less effective. What should you do?
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32) In normal circumstances, what is the safest way to use the brakes?
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33) Why must a rear-facing baby seat not be placed in the front seat of a car with an active frontal airbag?
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34) Whilst travelling at night, another vehicle is overtaking you. You should:
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35) You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see elderly people waiting to cross. You should:
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36) Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will turn right or move to the right?
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37) What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 20mph (32 km/h)?
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38) When you approach a junction, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?
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39) What do GREEN stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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40) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this overhead sign mean?
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41) What effects can a soft road surface have on your vehicle? (Select all that apply)
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42) You are approaching a zebra crossing and you don't see any pedestrians crossing or waiting to cross. You should:
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43) What colour beacon does a mountain rescue vehicle display if it is responding to an emergeny call?
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44) You see a vehicle with a flashing blue beacon. What type of vehicle could it be? (Select all that apply)
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45) What colour beacon does a fire engine display if it is responding to an emergeny call?
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46) You need to park and leave your vehicle on a foggy road. You should:
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47) Which of these light signals implies the car is slowing down and maybe stop?
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48) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?
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49) Which of these light signals implies the car is reversing or will reverse?
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50) Which of these signs designates a road with a bus ONLY lane along side other traffic?
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