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) 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


2) 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


3) 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


4) 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


5) '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


6) 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


7) 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


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) 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


10) 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


11) 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


12) 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


13) 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


14) 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


15) 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


16) 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


17)

Diamond Shaped signs give instructions to

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


18) 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


19) 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


20) traffic signs giving orders are generally which shape?

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A:

B:

C:

D:







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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