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Motorcycle Theory Full Practice Test


Welcome to the 'Motorcycle 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.

What does this sign mean?


You are travelling along a road and you cannot see more than 100 metres (328 feet) in front. What should you do?


When MUST your vehicle's headlights be switched on?


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


On some hills you may see a sign designating the left-hand lane as a 'Crawler Lane'. This means:


When turning right at a roundabout, when should you perform a 'lifesaver' check to your left?


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


Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)


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?


Which road marking along the road is used to separate traffic lanes or to protect traffic turning into a side road?


You are riding along a motorway in wet weather. You should keep well back from the vehicle in front because:


You are travelling through a residential street. What should you be particularly aware of?


What is the maximum number of pillion passengers allowed on a motorcycle?


Where are you most likely to be affect by crosswinds?


What color road stud or cat's eye indicates a lane divider or the middle of the road?


At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the solid red signal?


The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in ICY or SNOWY weather is approximately __________ the normal distance of a vehicle in dry weather.


What does this sign mean?


You are approaching a roundabout and there is a horse rider in the left-hand lane, but is signalling right. You should:


Which of these road markings indicate that no parking or waiting is allowed during times indicated on a nearby sign?


Which of these road signs forbids any overtaking?


This road sign pictured indicates:


Before setting off on a journey, you should ensure that: (Select all that apply)


When MUST your vehicle's headlights be switched on?


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:


Which of these signs warn that a two-way traffic road crossing is ahead?


Single-track roads are only wide enough for one vehicle. If you see an oncoming vehicle, you should:


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


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


When travelling behind another vehicle in fast moving traffic, what is a good rule-of-thumb for measuring a safe distance to the vehicle in front?


You are stopped at a zebra crossing. Why should you NOT wave or signal waiting pedestrians to cross?


Which of these other road users might not take a normal route through a roundabout? (Select all that apply)


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


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:


What action does this sign indicate?


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


You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see pedestrians crossing or waiting to cross. You should:


What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a single carriageway road?


You are approaching a roundabout and intend to turn right. You should:


At a toucan crossing, what other road user is allowed to cross with pedestrians?


When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what should you do if you see this sign and visibility is impared? (Select all that apply)


A cycle lane runs along side the road. You:


You are travelling along a wet road. How can you tell if your tyres are no longer gripping the road?


Which road marking along the centre of the road marks where you may overtake ONLY if the broken lines are on your side of the road.


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?


You are about to overtake a cyclist in windy weather. Why should you leave extra room as you overtake?


You are about to overtake a person riding a mobility scooter in windy weather. What should you do as you overtake?


What should you do before overtaking? (Select all that apply)
When are you NOT allowed to use the hard shoulder? (Select all that apply)


Why are vehicles fitted with front fog lights?



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