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) Broken white lines ACROSS the road at a junction indicate:
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2) Where are you most likely to be affect by crosswinds?
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3) What do GREEN/YELLOW stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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4) You are driving in a car without working turn indicators. What hand signal would you use before turning right?
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5) 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)
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6) Before setting off on a journey, you should ensure that: (Select all that apply)
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7) A farmer is herding cows across the road. What should you do?
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8) The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in ICY or SNOWY weather is approximately __________ the normal distance of a vehicle in dry weather.
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9) 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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10) 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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11) What do double red lines along the side of a road indicate?
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12) You are driving your car along a wet road. Spray from the road is limiting your visibility. You should:
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13) Which of these vehicles might not take the normal route through a roundabout?
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14) What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a single carriageway road?
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15) What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 30mph (48 km/h)?
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16) You are driving in a car without working brake lights. What hand signal would you use to warn other road users before braking?
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17) Who should you particularly look out for when reversing?
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18) Your car has been covered in snow. Which of these parts of the car should be cleared of ice and snow before beginning a journey: (Select all that apply)
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19) You MUST NOT leave your vehicle unattended if:
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20) You want to reverse your car but cannot see if it is safe. You should NOT:
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21) What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle in a built-up area (usually a road with street lighting) unless otherwise specified?
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22) 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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23) This road sign pictured indicates:
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24) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs suggests a temporary speed limit?
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25) Which of these signs means to stop for other traffic when at a junction?
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26) You see this pictured road marking ALONG the centre of the road. You should:
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27) Who is responsible whilst a vehicle is travelling under cruise control?
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28) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?
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29) When can you drive on a pavement, footpath or bridleway? (Select all that apply)
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30) Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will slow down or stop?
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31) Which of these signs sets the maximum speed limit on a road?
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32) You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see elderly people waiting to cross. You should:
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33) 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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34) What should you do to minimise the risk of tiredness? (Select all that apply)
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35) Why would a puffin crossing stop traffic for a shorter time than a pelican crossing?
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36) When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to proceed?
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37) You want to reverse your car but there is a pedestrian waiting to cross the road. You should:
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38) Which of these signs means give way to other traffic when at a junction?
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39) What should you do if you see elderly people crossing the road ahead?
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40) Fast driving in wet or icy conditions may cause:
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41) In stationary queues of traffic, you should:
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42) When taking medication, whom should you consult before operating a vehicle?
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43) You are travelling along a wet road. How can you tell if your tyres are no longer gripping the road?
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44) 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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45) When driving on snow, why should you stay in a higher gear?
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46) The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 40 mph (64 km/h) on a dry road is 36 metres (118 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in WET weather?
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47) 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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48) 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:
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49) In slow moving traffic, you should: (Select all that apply)
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50) Which of these road signs indicates your road only has one-way traffic?
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