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.

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1) You are about to overtake a person riding a mobility scooter in windy weather. Why should you leave extra room as you overtake?
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2) When driving on snow, you should:
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3) When travelling in wet weather, you should keep well back from the vehicle in front. This will:
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4) What do double yellow lines along the side of a road indicate?
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5) If you drive through deep water your brakes might become less effective. What should you do?
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6) The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 20 mph (32 km/h) on a dry road is 12 metres (40 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in WET weather?
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7) Braking harshly on a wet or icy road may cause:
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8) What colour beacon does a fire engine display if it is responding to an emergeny call?
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9) You are travelling along a wet road in a vehicle without anti-lock brakes. You apply the brakes and your vehicle begins to skid. What should you do?
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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) 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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12) 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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13) You MUST obey signals given by the following: (Select all that apply)
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14) You see a vehicle with a flashing blue beacon. What type of vehicle could it be? (Select all that apply)
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15) Which of these signs warn that your road is for two-way traffic?
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16) You are driving in a car without working turn indicators. What hand signal would you use before turning left?
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17) When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to proceed?
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18) 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?
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19) 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)
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20) Which of these signs designates a road with a bus ONLY lane along side other traffic?
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21) Before setting off on a journey, you should ensure that: (Select all that apply)
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22) Which of these signs designates a bus and cycle ONLY road with no other vehicular traffic allowed?
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23) The road outside of a school is marked with yellow zig zag lines as pictured. What does this indicate?
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24) What should you do to minimise the risk of tiredness? (Select all that apply)
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25) You are driving along a motorway in wet weather. You should keep well back from the vehicle in front because:
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26) Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will turn right or move to the right?
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27) 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??
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28) What does this sign mean?
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29) You are about to overtake a motorcyclist in windy weather. What should you do as you overtake?
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30) You are approaching a pelican crossing with the signals flashing amber as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. You should:
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31) What does this sign mean?
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32) You see this pictured road marking ALONG the centre of the road. You should:
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33) Which road marking along the road is used to separate traffic lanes or to protect traffic turning into a side road?
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34) What do RED stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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35) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which traffic sign signals for all vehicles to leave the road at the next exit?
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36) Accelerating very quickly on a wet or icy road may cause:
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37) Which of these road signs indicates your road only has one-way traffic?
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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 WHITE stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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40) What do GREEN/YELLOW stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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41) You want to reverse your car but cannot see if it is safe. You should:
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42) 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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43) What color road stud or cat's eye indicates the edge of the main carriageway at lay-bys and slip roads?
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44) What colour beacon does a blood transfusion vehicle display if it is responding to an emergeny call?
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45) You are driving near to a school and see a school crossing patrol ahead. How will they signal you to stop?
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46) You need to park and leave your vehicle on a foggy road. You should:
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47) You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see elderly people waiting to cross. You should:
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48) From what minimum distance must you be able to read a vehicle number plate in daylight?
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49) What does this sign mean?
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50) What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 70mph (112 km/h)?
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