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.

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1.
[ Safety Margin ]
When MUST you switch off your fog lights?


2.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
A person authorised to direct traffic is standing at a pedestrian crossing with their lollipop held upside down as shown in the picture. You should:


3.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
In normal circumstances, what is the safest way to use the brakes?


4.
[ Motorway Rules ]
When you plan your route, why is it a good idea to also plan an alternative route?


5.
[ Vulnerable Road Users ]
Some of the most vulnerable road users are: (Select all that apply)


6.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
You are travelling through a residential street. What should you be particularly aware of?


7.
[ Safety Margin ]
Why should you reduce your speed when travelling in foggy conditions?


8.
[ Rules of the Road ]
You are approaching a pelican crossing with the signals flashing amber as pictured. Pedestrians are waiting to cross the road. You should:


9.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
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?


10.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
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?


11.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
When towing, if your caravan or trailer begins to swerve or snake you should:
12.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
You are travelling with a motorcycle riding in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?


13.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
When you approach a roundabout, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?


14.
[ Other Types of Vehicles ]
What colour beacon does a blood transfusion vehicle display if it is responding to an emergeny call?


15.
[ Rules of the Road ]
What do RED stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?


16.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why should you give the cyclist plenty of space when overtaking?


17.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
From what minimum distance must you be able to read a vehicle number plate in daylight?


18.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)


19.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Which of these light signals implies the motorcycle will turn right or move to the right?


20.
[ Vulnerable Road Users ]
It is particularly important to be aware of: (Select all that apply)


21.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs warns of reduced visibility?


22.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Which of these light signals implies the car is reversing or will reverse?


23.
[ Attitude ]
Another road user pulls out of a junction into your path. You should:


24.
[ Safety Margin ]
You are about to overtake a person riding a mobility scooter in windy weather. What should you do as you overtake?


25.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
If you are dazzled by bright sunlight, you should:


26.
[ Alertness ]
What should you do to minimise the risk of tiredness? (Select all that apply)


27.
[ Vulnerable Road Users ]
There are sheep in the road. What should you do?


28.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the solid amber signal?


29.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
What is the maximum number of pillion passengers allowed on a motorcycle?


30.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
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?


31.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
Which of these signs means give way to other traffic when at a junction?


32.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
You are driving near to a school and see a school crossing patrol ahead. How will they signal you to stop?


33.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will slow down or stop?


34.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
You should adjust your seat and mirrors correctly in order to:


35.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
What action does this sign indicate?


36.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)


37.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
You MUST NOT leave your vehicle unattended if:


38.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
Why would a puffin crossing stop traffic for a longer time than a pelican crossing?


39.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
Which of these signs designates a bus and cycle ONLY road with no other vehicular traffic allowed?


40.
[ Attitude ]
You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see pedestrians crossing or waiting to cross. You should:


41.
[ Vehicle Handling ]
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?


42.
[ Hazard Awareness ]
Which of these light signals implies the motorcycle will turn left or move to the left?


43.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the joint solid red and amber signal?


44.
[ Rules of the Road ]
You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signals start flashing amber as pictured. Pedestrians are approaching the crossing. You should:


45.
[ Other Types of Vehicles ]
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?


46.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a single carriageway road?


47.
[ Rules of the Road ]
Which road marking along the road marks the road centre line which you may cross if you wish to overtake or turn if the road is clear?


48.
[ Road and Traffic Signs ]
If you see this red traffic light, which light or lights may appear next?


49.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
You are riding a motorcycle without working brake lights. What hand signal would you use to warn other road users before braking?


50.
[ Safety and Your Vehicle ]
You may use your hazard warning lights when you:



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