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) 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


2) 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


3) traffic signs giving orders are generally which shape?

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A:

B:

C:

D:



4) 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


5) 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


6) '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


7) 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


8) 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


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) 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


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)

Diamond Shaped signs give instructions to

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


13) 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


14) 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


15) 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


16) 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


17) 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


18) 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


19) 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


20) 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






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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