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) Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)
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2) Broken white lines ACROSS the road at a junction indicate:
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3) In England and Wales, a driver or passenger may only smoke in a vehicle or motor caravan when:
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4) When towing, you MUST NOT: (Select all that apply)
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5) In an emergency, how should you brake?
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6) Which of these signs designates a road with a bus ONLY lane along side other traffic?
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7) You are approaching a roundabout and there is a horse rider in the left-hand lane. The horse rider:
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8) At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the joint solid red and amber signal?
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9) When may you use your vehicle's fog lights?
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10) 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?
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11) What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 40mph (64 km/h)?
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12) You MUST NOT use your vehicle's lights: (Select all that apply)
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13) You are travelling along a road and you see a car reversing out from a driveway on the left. You should:
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14) 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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15) When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to proceed?
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16) You are travelling in hot weather which is causing the road surface to become soft. What will be most affected on your vehicle?
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17) You see this pictured road marking ALONG the centre of the road. You should:
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18) 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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19) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this overhead sign mean?
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20) You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why should you give the cyclist plenty of space when overtaking?
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21) If you see this FLASHING amber traffic light, which light or lights will appear next?
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22) Which of these road markings indicate that no stopping is allowed at any time?
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23) A road user in front of you is travelling slowly. You should:
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24) What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 30mph (48 km/h)?
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25) 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 WET weather?
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26) When you plan your route, why is it a good idea to also plan an alternative route?
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27) When should you reverse from a side road into a main road?
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28) A farmer is herding sheep across the road and has asked you to stop your vehicle until he has finished. You should:
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29) What does this sign mean?
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30) You are looking to park your vehicle. There is space near to a pedestrian crossing marked by white zig zag lines. You:
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31) This road sign pictured indicates:
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32) Why MUST you switch off your fog lights when visibility improves?
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33) What do GREEN stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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34) What MUST the driver ensure for each child passenger under 12 years old and less than 1.35 metres?
35) Which of these road signs forbids any overtaking?
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36) When you approach a junction, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?
37) You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signals start flashing amber as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. You should:
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38) At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the solid red signal?
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39) If you see this green traffic light, which light or lights will appear next?
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40) Why should you be aware of an approaching tram?
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41) You are travelling in windy weather. Why should you be particularly aware of high-sided vehicles?
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42) Which of these road markings indicate that no stopping is allowed during times indicated on a nearby sign?
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43) Before setting off on a journey, you should ensure that: (Select all that apply)
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44) Which of these road signs indicates your road only has one-way traffic?
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45) This road sign pictured indicates:
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46) On some hills you may see a sign designating the left-hand lane as a 'Crawler Lane'. This means:
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47) What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a dual carriageway road?
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48) When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to stop?
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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) You have driven through deep water. What should you check at the first safe opportunity?
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