Rider Full Test

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.

Which of these light signals implies the car is slowing down and maybe stop?
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Why should you be aware of long vehicles when at a junction or roundabout?
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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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What color road stud or cat's eye indicates the central reservation of a dual carriageway or motorway?
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Which of these road signs indicates you have priority over oncoming traffic?
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When travelling in wet weather, you should keep well back from the vehicle in front. This will:
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You see a vehicle with a flashing blue beacon. What type of vehicle could it be? (Select all that apply)
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At a pelican crossing, which traffic light will follow the flashing amber signal?
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Which road marking along the centre of the road marks where you may overtake, but the length of the broken line signifies a hazard is ahead.
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The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in dry weather is approximately __________ the distance of a vehicle in ICY or SNOWY weather.
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When turning right at a roundabout, what should you do before moving to the left lane?
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What do GREEN/YELLOW stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
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Which of these light signals implies the car will turn right or move to the right?
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When may you use your vehicle's horn? (Select all that apply)
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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which traffic sign signals a particular lane is closing ahead and all vehicles should move into an open lane as soon as possible?
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Which of these light signals implies the car is reversing or will reverse?
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You are riding along a wet road. Spray from the road is limiting your visibility. You should:
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You have driven through deep water. What should you check at the first safe opportunity?
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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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In Scotland, you MUST NOT drive with BREATH alcohol level higher than:
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You are approaching a zebra crossing and you don't see any pedestrians crossing or waiting to cross. You should:
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You are travelling in windy weather. Why should you be particularly aware of high-sided vehicles?
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Fast driving in wet or icy conditions may cause:
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What color road stud or cat's eye indicates temporary adjustments to lane layouts e.g. where road works are taking place?
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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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Which of these signs warn that a two-way traffic road crossing is ahead?
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Your motorcycle has been covered in snow. Which of these parts should be cleared of ice and snow before beginning a journey: (Select all that apply)
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Your vehicle accelerates too quickly in wet or icy conditions and begins to skid. How should you recover control of the vehicle?
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You are approaching a mini-roundabout. You should avoid:
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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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Braking harshly on a wet or icy road may cause:
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When towing, you MUST NOT: (Select all that apply)
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The driver of the car in front is waving their hand in a circle as shown in the picture. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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When you approach a junction, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?
If your vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should apply the parking brake and switch off the engine in order to: (Select all that apply)
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Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)
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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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On a single carriageway with three (3) lanes, when may you use the central lane?
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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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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?
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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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What should you do to minimise the risk of tiredness? (Select all that apply)
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Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will slow down or stop?
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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this overhead sign mean?
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What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a dual carriageway road?
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You are travelling on a motorway and begin to feel tired. What should you do?
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You are travelling in fog behind another vehicle. What should you do to reduce the chances of an accident?
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Which of these are hazards you should be aware of on residential streets? (Select all that apply)
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If you are dazzled by another vehicle's lights, you should:
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If you see this green traffic light, which light or lights will appear next?
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