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. When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to proceed?


2. You are travelling in windy weather. Why should you be particularly aware of high-sided vehicles?


3. You should adjust your seat and mirrors correctly in order to:


4. A farmer is herding cows across the road. What should you do?


5. Which of these road markings indicate that no stopping is allowed during times indicated on a nearby sign?


6. From what minimum distance must you be able to read a vehicle number plate in daylight?


7. The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 50 mph (80 km/h) on a dry road is 53 metres (175 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in ICY conditions??


8. At a pelican crossing, which traffic light will follow the solid amber signal?


9. The road outside of a school is marked with yellow zig zag lines as pictured. What does this indicate?


10. When travelling in a vehicle with a child under the age of 14, who is responsible to ensuring their seat belt is fastened?


11. When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to stop?


12. You are reversing your car and a pedestrian starts walking behind you. You should:


13. The driver of the car in front is moving their hand up and down as shown in the picture. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?


14. When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?


15. You want to reverse your car but cannot see if it is safe. You should NOT:


16. Box junctions are marked with yellow criss-cross lines as pictured. When may you enter this junction? (Select all that apply)


17. You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?


18. When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?


19. 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?


20. You want to reverse your car but there is a pedestrian waiting to cross the road. You should:


21. Which of these signs means give way to other traffic when at a junction?


22. A pedestrian crossing has two yellow flashing lights on poles and white stripes across the road. What type of crossing is this?


23. This road sign pictured indicates:


24. Your vehicle brakes too quickly in wet or icy conditions and begins to skid. How should you recover control of the vehicle?


25. Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will turn left or move to the left?


26. When might you drive want to slow down instead of travelling at the speed limit? (Select all that apply)


27. When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?


28. If you see this green traffic light, which light or lights will appear next?


29. You have turned into a sideroad and realise you have made a mistake. You should NOT:


30. 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)


31. Which of these vehicles might not take the normal route through a roundabout?


32. The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 50 mph (80 km/h) on a dry road is 53 metres (175 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in WET weather?


33. When are you allowed to use the hard shoulder? (Select all that apply)


34. You see a vehicle with a flashing blue beacon. What type of vehicle could it be? (Select all that apply)


35. What do yellow zig zag lines along the road outside a school indicate?


36. When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this overhead sign mean?


37. Before moving off in a vehicle, you should: (Select all that apply)


38. What color road stud or cat's eye indicates the left edge of the road?


39. Which road marking along the side of the road marks the road edge with a verge or wall?


40. You are travelling along a road and you see a car reversing out from a driveway on the left. You should NOT:


41. What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 70mph (112 km/h)?


42. Which of these light signals implies the car is slowing down and maybe stop?


43. In slow moving traffic, you should: (Select all that apply)


44. Some of the most vulnerable road users are: (Select all that apply)


45. If you see this NON-FLASHING amber traffic light, which light or lights will appear next?


46. Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will slow down or stop?


47. You have driven through deep water. What should you check at the first safe opportunity?


48. You see this pictured road marking ALONG the centre of the road. You should:


49. Which of these light signals implies the car will turn right or move to the right?


50. When should you NOT reverse from a side road into a main road?



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