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) You see this pictured road marking ALONG the centre of the road. You should:
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2) You are reversing your car and a pedestrian starts walking behind you. You should:
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3) Which of these road markings indicate that no parking or waiting is allowed at any time?
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4) The motorcycle in front of you has a flashing amber light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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5) Which of these signs means no entry to all vehicles?
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6) At a toucan crossing, what other road user is allowed to cross with pedestrians?
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7) 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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8) 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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9) If you are dazzled by bright sunlight, you should:
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10) When travelling in wet weather, you should keep well back from the vehicle in front. This will:
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11) Which road marking along the side of the road marks the road edge with a verge or wall?
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12) When overtaking a horse and rider, what should you do?
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13) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs means a current restriction has ended?
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14) The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in wet weather is approximately __________ the normal distance of a vehicle in dry weather.
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15) When travelling in a vehicle with a child under the age of 14, who is responsible to ensuring their seat belt is fastened?
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16) Why would a puffin crossing stop traffic for a longer time than a pelican crossing?
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17) Accelerating very quickly on a wet or icy road may cause:
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18) In Scotland, you MUST NOT drive with BREATH alcohol level higher than:
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19) Which other road users should you be especially alert for on a country or single-track road? (Select all that apply)
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20) Which of these light signals implies the car is reversing or will reverse?
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21) When MUST your vehicle's headlights be switched on?
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22) You are travelling along a road and you cannot see more than 100 metres (328 feet) in front. What should you do?
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23) This road sign has been covered in snow. What does it indicate?
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24) 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?
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25) What do WHITE stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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26) 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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27) When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to proceed?
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28) 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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29) If a vehicle has a maximum speed of 25 mph (40 km/h) or less, what must they display when travelling on a dual carriageway?
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30) You see this pictured road marking ALONG the centre of the road. You should:
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31) You are on snow and about to begin moving. As you set off, you should:
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32) In stationary queues of traffic, you should:
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33) 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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34) Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)
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35) When you are signalling before making a manoeuvre, you should always:
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36) Which of these signs sets the maximum speed limit on a road?
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37) You are travelling in heavy traffic in wet weather. Rain and spray from the road are limiting visibility. You should: (Select all that apply)
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38) 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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39) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs warns of reduced visibility?
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40) Which of these vehicles might not take the normal route through a roundabout?
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41) When MUST you switch off your fog lights?
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42) Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)
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43) What do RED stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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44) You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signals are showing red as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. You should:
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45) 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 ICY conditions?
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46) You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see elderly people waiting to cross. You should:
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47) When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which traffic sign warns of a potential obstruction ahead and recommends a reduction in speed?
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48) Why should you be aware of warm air in the car whilst driving?
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49) Which of these road markings indicate that no parking or waiting is allowed during times indicated on a nearby sign?
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50) You are about to overtake a cyclist in windy weather. Why should you leave extra room as you overtake?
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