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.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)


2.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Which of these light signals implies the car will turn right or move to the right?


3.
[ Motorway Rules ]
What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a motorway?


4.
[ Rules of the Road ]
Which road marking along the side of the road marks the road edge with a verge or wall?


5.
[ Vulnerable Road Users ]
Who should you particularly look out for when reversing?


6.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Which of these light signals implies the car is reversing or will reverse?


7.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
What MUST the driver ensure for each child passenger under 12 years old and less than 1.35 metres?
8.
[ Other Types of Vehicles ]
What colour beacon does a doctor's car display if it is responding to an emergeny call?


9.
[ Motorway Rules ]
Before beginning a journey, how can you best plan your route?


10.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
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:


11.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why should you give the cyclist plenty of space when overtaking?


12.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
If you drive through deep water, why might your brakes become less effective?


13.
[ Rules of the Road ]
Box junctions are marked with yellow criss-cross lines as pictured. When may you enter this junction? (Select all that apply)


14.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which traffic sign signals a particular lane is closed and all vehicles MUST immediately move into an open lane?


15.
[ Motorway Rules ]
You are travelling on a motorway and begin to feel tired. What should you do?


16.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
You are travelling in hot weather which is causing the road surface to become soft. What will be most affected on your vehicle?


17.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
You should adjust your seat and mirrors correctly in order to:


18.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
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)


19.
[ Safety Margin ]
What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 20mph (32 km/h)?


20.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
What does this sign mean?


21.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
When may you use your vehicle's horn? (Select all that apply)


22.
[ Vulnerable Road Users ]
What should you do if you see elderly people crossing the road ahead?


23.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
If your vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should reduce emissions and noise pollution by:


24.
[ Alertness ]
Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)


25.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
Coasting is a term used to describe a vehicle travelling in neutral or with the clutch on. How does this reduce your control of the vehicle? (Check all that apply)


26.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
Which of these signs warn that a two-way traffic road crossing is ahead?


27.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
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)


28.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
The road outside of a school is marked with yellow zig zag lines as pictured. What does this indicate?


29.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
When is it acceptable to NOT have an appropriate seat or booster for a child passenger less than 1.35 metres tall? (Select all that apply)
30.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
The rider of the motorcycle in front of you is holding their arm out straight to the right as shown in the picture. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?


31.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
A person authorised to direct traffic is standing at a pedestrian crossing with their lollipop held upside down as shown in the picture. You should:


32.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
If you see this NON-FLASHING amber traffic light, which light or lights will appear next?


33.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will turn left or move to the left?


34.
[ Safety Margin ]
What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 50mph (80 km/h)?


35.
[ Other Types of Vehicles ]
What colour beacon does an ambulance display if it is responding to an emergeny call?


36.
[ Attitude ]
You are attending an event where alcohol will be available. You need to drive your car to get home. What should you do to be the most safe?


37.
[ Other Types of Vehicles ]
Unregistered and untaxed vehicles can only be used:


38.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
You are stopped at a zebra crossing. Why should you NOT wave or signal waiting pedestrians to cross?


39.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a dual carriageway road?


40.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
In stationary queues of traffic, you should:


41.
[ Vulnerable Road Users ]
It is particularly important to be aware of: (Select all that apply)


42.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in dry weather is approximately __________ the distance of a vehicle in ICY or SNOWY weather.


43.
[ Vulnerable Road Users ]
When overtaking a horse and rider, what should you NOT do?


44.
[ Rules of the Road ]
Which road marking along the road is used to separate traffic lanes or to protect traffic turning into a side road?


45.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
You are travelling along a snowy or icy road in a vehicle without anti-lock brakes. You apply the brakes and your vehicle begins to skid. What should you do?


46.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)


47.
[ Safety Margin ]
You are about to overtake a cyclist in windy weather. Why should you leave extra room as you overtake?


48.
[ Other Types of Vehicles ]
What colour beacon does a fire engine display if it is responding to an emergeny call?


49.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?


50.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
When you approach a junction, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?



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