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) traffic signs giving orders are generally which shape?

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A:

B:

C:

D:



3) 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


4) 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


5) You are waiting to emerge from a junction. The screen pillar is restricting your view. What should you be particularly aware of?

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A: Lorries
B: Buses
C: Motorcyclists
D: Coaches


6) 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


7) 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


8) You are driving on a wet road. You have to stop your vehicle in an emergency. You should

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A: Apply the handbrake and footbrake together
B: A keep both hands on the steering wheel
C: Select reverse gear
D: Give an arm signal


9) 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


10) 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


11) When emerging from junctions which is most likely to obstruct your view?

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A: Windscreen pillars
B: Steering Wheel
C: Interior Mirror
D: Windscreen wipers


12) 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


13) 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


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) At a puffin crossing what colour follows the green signal

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A: Steady red
B: Flashing amber
C: Steady amber
D: Flashing green


16) 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


17) 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


18) 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


19) 'tailgating means'

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A: using the rear door of a hatch back
B: reversing into a parking space
C: following another vehicle to closely
D: driving with rear fog lights on


20) 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






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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