Theory Test



Think your driving theory is up to date? Test yourself now with 20 questions.
Please note this is not the real theory questions but is always good to test your knowledge.
Score 18 or more to pass.




1)

Diamond Shaped signs give instructions to

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A: tram drivers
B: bus drivers
C: lorry drivers
D: taxi drivers


2) Using a hands free phone is likely to

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A: improve your safety
B: increase your concentration
C: reduce your view
D: divert your attention


3) A long, heavily laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you. What should you do?

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A: Speed up
B: Slow down
C: Hold your speed
D: Change direction


4) You mobile phone rings while you are travelling. You should

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A: Stop imediately
B: Answer it imediately
C: Pull up in a suitable place
D: Pull up at the nearest Kerb


5) You must obey signs giving orders, they are mostly in

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A: green rectangles
B: red triangles
C: blue rectangles
D: red circles


6) You are approaching traffic lights that have been green for some time. You should

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A: Accelerate hard
B: maintain your speed
C: be ready to stop
D: brake hard


7) Using a mobile phone while you are driving

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A: is acceptable in a vehicle with power steering
B: will reduce your field of vision
C: could distract your attention from the road
D: will affect your vehicles electronic systems


8) You are in a line of traffic. The driver behind you is following very closely. What action should you take?

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A: ignore the driver and continue to drive within the speed limit
B: Slow down,gradually increasing the gap between you and the vehicle in front
C: signal left and wave the following driver past
D: move over to a position just left of the centre line


9) At a pelican crossing the flashing amber light means you MUST..

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A: stop and wait for the green light
B: stop and wait for the red light
C: give way to pedestrians waiting to cross
D: give way to pedestrians already on the crossing


10) When following a large vehicle you should keep well back because

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A: It allows you to corner quickly
B: It helps the large vehicle to stop more easily
C: It allows the driver to see you in the mirrors
D: It helps you keep out of the wind


11) You are turning right onto a dual carriage way. What should you do before emerging?

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A: Stop, apply the hand brake and then select a low gear
B: Position your vehicle well to the left of the side road
C: Check that the central reserve is wide enough for your vehicle
D: Make sure that you leave enough for following a vehicle


12) What is the safest way to use a mobile phone in your vehicle?

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A: Use a hands free kit
B: Find a suitable place to stop
C: Drive slowly on a quiet road
D: Direct your call through the orerator


13) You should never wave people at a pedestrian crossings because

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A: there may be another vehicle coming
B: they may not be looking
C: it is safer for you to carry on
D: they may not be ready to cross


14) Following closely behind a lorry is unwise because

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A: your brakes will overheat
B: your view ahead is increased
C: your engine will overheat
D: your view ahead is reduced


15) Your mobile phone rings while you are on the motorway. Before answering you should

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A: Reduce your speed to 50 mph
B: Pull up on the hard shoulder
C: Move into the left-hand lane
D: Stop in a safe place


16) Your vehicle is fitted with a hands free phone system. Using this equipment whilst driving

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A: Is quite safe as long as you slow down
B: Could distract your attention from the road
C: Is recommended by the highway code
D: Could be very good for road safety


17) Before you make a U-turn in the road, you should

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A: Give an arm signal as well as using your indicators
B: Signal so that other drivers can slow down for you
C: Look over your shoulder for a final check
D: Select a hiogher gear than normal


18) You cannot see clearly behind when reversing. What should you do?

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A: Open your window to look behind
B: Open the door and look behind
C: Look in the nearside mirror
D: Ask someone to guide you


19) Which of the following should you do before stopping?

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A: Sound the horn
B: Use the mirrors
C: Select a higher gear
D: Flash your headlights


20) Your vehicle is fitted with a hand held telephone you should

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A: Reduce your speed
B: Find a safe place to stop
C: Steer the vehicle with one hand
D: Give an arm signal






The test questions do not reflect the actual questions in the theory test, the questions are a test to reflect your own personal knowledge while driving on the roads.

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