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) To answer a call on your mobile phone while travelling you should

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A: Reduce your speed wherever you are
B: Stop in a proper and convenient place
C: Keep the call time to a minimum
D: Slow down and allow others to overtake


2) traffic signs giving orders are generally which shape?

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A:

B:

C:

D:



3) You should not use a mobile phone whilst driving

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A: Until you are satisfied that no other traffic is around
B: Unless you are able to drive one handed
C: Because it might distract your attention from the road ahead
D: Because reception is poor when the engine is running


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 are travelling along a narrow country road. When passing a cyclist you should go

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A: Slowly,sounding the horn as you pass
B: Quickly, leaving plenty of room
C: Slowly, leaving plenty of room
D: Quickly,sounding the horn as you pass


6) 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


7)

Diamond Shaped signs give instructions to

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


8) 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


9) 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


10) 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


11) 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


12) You loose your way on a busy road. What is the best action to take?

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A: Stop at traffic lights and ask pedestrians
B: Shout to other drivers to ask them the way
C: Turn into a side road, stop and check a map
D: Check a map, and keep going with the traffic flow


13) 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


14) 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


15) As a driver what does the term 'blind spot' mean?

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A: An area covered by your right-hand mirror
B: An are not covered by your head lamps
C: An area covered by your left-hand mirror
D: An area not seen in your mirrors


16) You could use the 'two second rule'

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A: before restarting the engine after it has stalled
B: to keep a safe gap front he vehicle in front
C: before using the mirror signal manoeuvre routine
D: when emerging on wet roads


17) 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


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) In which of these situations should you avoid overtaking.

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A: Just after a bend
B: In a one-way street
C: On a 30mph road
D: Approaching a dip in the road


20) You are following a vehicle on a wet road. You should leave a time gap of at least

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A: one second
B: two seconds
C: three seconds
D: four seconds






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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