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.

You are travelling along a road and you see a car reversing out from a driveway on the left. You should NOT:
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When may you flash your headlights at another road user?
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In stationary queues of traffic, you should:
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What colour beacon does a doctor's car display if it is responding to an emergeny call?
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When is a pillion passenger NOT allowed on a motorcycle? (Select all that apply)
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Which of these signs means give way to other traffic when at a junction?
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When approaching a chicane or other traffic calming measure, which of these signs might you see?
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Why is it dangerous to use your fog lights when travelling in clear weather?
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If your vehicle is low on fuel, you should:
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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what should you do if you see this sign?
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If you see this red traffic light, which light or lights may appear next?
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This road sign pictured indicates:
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What is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on a single carriageway road?
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You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see elderly people waiting to cross. You should:
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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 towing a caravan or trailer, what is the maximum speed for a car or motorcycle on motorway?
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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 ICY conditions?
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You may use your hazard warning lights when you:
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The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in ICY or SNOWY weather is approximately __________ the normal distance of a vehicle in dry weather.
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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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You are travelling in windy weather. Why should you be particularly aware of high-sided vehicles?
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You are travelling along a snowy or icy 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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You are about to overtake another motorcyclist in windy weather. Why should you leave extra room as you overtake?
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Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will turn left or move to the left?
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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this sign mean?
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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 travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs means a current restriction has ended?
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When towing, you MUST NOT: (Select all that apply)
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Which of these road signs indicates you have priority over oncoming traffic?
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Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)
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A cycle lane runs along side the road. You:
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You are travelling with a motorcycle riding in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?
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The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 70 mph (112 km/h) on a dry road is 96 metres (315 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in ICY conditions??
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Which of these signs sets the maximum speed limit on a road?
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If you see this traffic light with both red and amber lights showing, which light or lights will appear next?
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When may you use your vehicle's fog lights?
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You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why should you give the cyclist plenty of space when overtaking?
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Which of these signs designates a tram ONLY road with no other vehicular traffic allowed?
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You are about to overtake a cyclist in windy weather. Why should you leave extra room as you overtake?
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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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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this overhead sign mean?
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It is particularly important to be aware of: (Select all that apply)
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What color road stud or cat's eye indicates the left edge of the road?
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You see this pictured road marking ALONG the side of the road. You should:
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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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When may you use your vehicle's horn? (Select all that apply)
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Which of these road markings indicate that no parking or waiting is allowed at any time?
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In an emergency, how should you brake?
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Where are you most likely to be affect by crosswinds?
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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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