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.

This road sign pictured indicates:
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Coasting is a term used to describe a vehicle travelling in neutral or with the clutch on. How does this reduce your control of the vehicle? (Check all that apply)
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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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What should you do if you see elderly people crossing the road ahead?
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Under what circumstances may a rider or passenger on a motorcycle not wear a helmet?
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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 see this pictured road marking ALONG the side of the road. You should:
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It is particularly important to be aware of: (Select all that apply)
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When you are signalling before making a manoeuvre, you should always:
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When towing, if your caravan or trailer begins to swerve or snake you should:
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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Why should you be aware of an approaching tram?
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Which of these signs sets the maximum speed limit on a road?
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You are travelling in windy weather. Why should you be particularly aware of high-sided vehicles?
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Which of the following may a rider or passenger wear on their head INSTEAD of a helmet?
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If you are going to consume alcohol before a journey, you should:
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You are on snow and about to begin moving. As you set off, you should:
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You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signals start flashing amber as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. 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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Which of these road signs indicates you have priority over oncoming traffic?
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When MUST your vehicle's headlights be switched on?
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A pedestrian crossing has two yellow flashing lights on poles and white stripes across the road. What type of crossing is this?
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What type of crossing allows both pedestrians and cyclists to cross the road?
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This road sign pictured indicates:
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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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Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)
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You are in queuing traffic approaching a pedestrian crossing. Another vehicle is blocking the other side of the crossing. You should:
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You are about to overtake a high-sided lorry in windy weather. You should:
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You are about to overtake a person riding a mobility scooter in windy weather. What should you do as you overtake?
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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?
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Whilst riding when it is snowing, you should:
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The driver of the car in front is moving their hand up and down as shown in the picture. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
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Broken white lines ACROSS the road at a junction indicate:
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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 distance of a vehicle in ICY or SNOWY weather.
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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 light signals implies the motorcycle is slowing down and maybe about to stop?
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At a pelican crossing, which traffic light will follow the solid red signal?
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You have been convicted of riding a motorcycle whilst intoxicated (after drinking too much alcohol). What will happen to your insurance?
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If your vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should reduce emissions and noise pollution by:
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When riding on snow, why should you stay in a higher gear?
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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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Your vehicle brakes too quickly in wet or icy conditions and begins to skid. How should you recover control of the vehicle?
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Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will turn right or move to the right?
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You are approaching a roundabout and intend to turn left. You should:
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When may you use your vehicle's horn? (Select all that apply)
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This road sign pictured indicates:
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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?
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At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the green signal?
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In Scotland, you MUST NOT drive with BLOOD alcohol level higher than:
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