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) traffic signs giving orders are generally which shape?

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2) 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


3) 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


4) 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


5) 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


6) 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


7) 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


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) 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


10) 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


11) 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


12) 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


13) 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


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) 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


16)

Diamond Shaped signs give instructions to

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


17) '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


18) 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


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 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






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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