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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.

Before beginning a journey, how can you best plan your route?
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You are approaching a pelican crossing with the signal showing green as pictured. Pedestrians are crossing the road. You should:
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You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?
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The car in front of you has three (3) red lights as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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Fast driving in wet or icy conditions may cause:
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The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in dry weather is approximately __________ the normal distance of a vehicle in wet weather.
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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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What type of crossing allows both pedestrians and cyclists to cross the road?
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Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (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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Which of these signs means no entry to motorised vehicles?
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You are travelling along a motorway. The weather and visibility are clear, but you see this road sign with 'Fog' displayed. What should you do?
When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this overhead sign mean?
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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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If you are dazzled by bright sunlight, you should:
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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which of these signs warns of reduced visibility?
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Whilst riding when it is snowing, you should:
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In England and Wales, you MUST NOT drive with BLOOD alcohol level higher than:
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At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the joint solid red and amber signal?
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When you are signalling before making a manoeuvre, you should always:
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The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 30 mph (46 km/h) on a dry road is 23 metres (75 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in WET weather?
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Which of these road markings indicate that no stopping is allowed at any time?
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At a pelican crossing, which traffic light will follow the solid red signal?
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Broken white lines ACROSS the road at a junction indicate:
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You are approaching a pelican crossing with the signals flashing amber as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. You should:
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When overtaking a horse and rider, what should you do?
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When can you drive on a pavement, footpath or bridleway? (Select all that apply)
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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 travelling in wet weather, you should keep well back from the vehicle in front. This will:
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Which of these signs sets the maximum speed limit on a road?
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When overtaking a horse and rider, what should you NOT do?
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You are approaching a roundabout and there is a horse rider in the left-hand lane, but is signalling right. 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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In an emergency, how should you brake?
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What does this sign mean?
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Why should you be aware of long vehicles when at a junction or roundabout?
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Why are vehicles fitted with rear fog lights?
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When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, what does this overhead sign mean?
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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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You are riding a motorcycle without working brake lights. What hand signal would you use to warn other road users before braking?
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What does a single red line along the side of a road indicate when displayed with a corresponding nearby sign?
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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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Why would a puffin crossing stop traffic for a shorter time than a pelican crossing?
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The car in front of you has a flashing amber light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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A pedestrian crossing has traffic lights that flash amber after showing red and before showing green. What type of crossing is this?
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What should you NOT do before overtaking? (Select all that apply)
What colour beacon does a blood transfusion vehicle display if it is responding to an emergeny call?
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Braking harshly on a wet or icy road may cause:
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Why should you reduce your speed when travelling in foggy conditions?
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Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)
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