Driving Test

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Created Jan 11, 2013
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1
Excessive or uneven tyre wear can be caused by faults in what two things?
 
Braking system and Suspension
2
You are about to go down a steep hill.  To control the speed of your vehicle you should...
 
Select a low gear, use the brakes carefully
3
You are driving towards a train crossing.  What would be the first warning of an approaching...
 
A Steady Amber light
4

A roof rack will cause what negative thing to happen?

A heavy load on your roof...

 

Increased fuel consumption

reduce stability

5
under inflated tyres can cause..
 
heavy steering
6
What is different about toucan crossings?
 
peds and cyclists can cross here
7
Hills can affect the performance of your vehicle.  Which two apply when driving up steep...
 
-the engine will work harder - you will slow down sooner
8
You have broken down on a two way road.  You have a warning triangle.  You should...
 
- 45 metres (147 feet)
9
Which two of the following will improve fuel consumption?
 
-reducing your road speed -planning well ahead
10
The road outside this school is marked with yellow zigzag lines.. what do they mean?  
 
you must not wait or park your vehicle here at all!
11
Why would you fit a stabiliser before towing a caravan?
 
It will help with stability when driving in crosswinds
12
Whilst driving, front tyre bursts.. You should:
 
-allow the vehicle to roll to a stop - grip the steering wheel firmly
13
Excessive or uneven tyre wear can be caused by faults in which of the following:
 
Suspension
14
You wish to park in a 40mph zone which has traffic flowing in both directions. At night time,...
 
On the left side of the road, with parking lights on  
15
When travelling on icy roads, how should you drive?
 
with the car in the highest gear available
16
Which of these emergency vehicles might have a blue flashing beacon
 
the coastguard, ambulence, police
17
Green flashing light is
 
doctor
18
You are towing a caravan and it starts to snake. How can you stop this from happening:
 
slow down gently
19
You are towing a caravan and it starts to snake. How can you stop this from happening:
 
slow down gently
20
What is the most common cause for a vehicle to skid:
 
driver makes a mistake
21
When must you NOT sound your horn
 
1130-730
22
If you park on the road at night when should you use parking lights:
 
If the speed limit is greater than thirty
23
Ordinarily you would use dipped headlights at night. When MUST you use dipped headlights in...
 
when visibillity is poor
24
The fluid in your car's battery needs topping up. What should you use:
 
distilled water
25
If you tow a trailer you must ensure that it is hitched securely to the towing vehicle. You...
 
a breakaway cable
26
When a road dips you should not
 
overtake
27
If you have put too much oil in your engine what could happen:
 
could leak out
28
Some road signs give orders that must be obeyed. Usually these orders are:
 
Red circle
29
You are driving when you come across a pelican crossing that is flashing an amber light. This...
 
stop and give way to peds already in the crossing
30
You are involved with a collision where someone suffers a burn. What is the shortest time that...
 
10 mins
31
You need to reverse into a side street. At what point is your car the biggest hazard to passing...
 
as the front of your car swings out
32
What is the purpose of an Active Traffic Management scheme on a motorway
 
to prevent congesstion
33
It is compulsory to wear glasses or contact lenses when you are driving if:
 
67 feet 20.5 metres
34
triangular road sign's have what on them?
 
Warnings!
35
What is the purpose of a catalytic converter:
 
it reduces exhaust emmisson
36
It unsure it is safe to reverse onto a side road, what should you do?
 
get out of the vehicle to check there is no obstruction
37
It is illegal to drive under the influence of drugs. The effects of drugs last up to:
 
72 hours
38
You are driving at night with full beam headlights on. A vehicle is overtaking you. You should...
 
as soon as the vehicle passes you 
39
Using a mobile phone is illegal. The chances of you having an accident when using one is:  
 
4 times
40
Missing out some gears when changing saves fuel. This is achieved by reducing:
 
acceleration
41
If you have to park your car on a foggy day, you should: 
 
leave you sidelights on
42
Anti-lock brakes are very useful when you are:
 
Braking excessively
43
Signs on a motorway are what colour?
 
blue
44
When approaching a contraflow system, you should:   
 
Choose an appropriate lane early
45
what is the nearest you can park towards a junction?
 
10 metres
46
what does MSM stand for?
 
mirrors, signal, manovoure
47
what would you do if you approach a solid white line that runs accross the width of your...
 
stop
48
what is the minn tread depth on a car tyre?
 
1.6mm
49
what shape are warning signs?
 
triangles
50
at a puffin crossing what follows green?
 
-steady amber
51
What shape is a ROUNDABOUT sign?
 
triangular
52
You are driving along the motorway in the inside lane. You intend to turn left at the next...
 
at the first count down marker (300 yds to go)
53
 What shape is a STOP sign?
 
octagonal
54
What percentage of all emissions does road transport account for?
 
20%
55
Your car is fitted with anti-lock brakes. You need to stop in an emergency.  You should
 
press the brake pedal promptly and firmly until you have stopped
56
Why are mirrors often slightly curved (convex)?
 
they give wider field of vision
57
How can you use the engine of your vehicle to control your speed?
 
by changing to a lower gear
58
You are driving down a steep hill. Why could keeping the clutch down or rolling in neutral...
 
your vehicle will pick up speed
59
Your vehicle breaks down on the hard shoulder of a motorway. You decide to use your mobile...
 
check your location from the marker posts on the left
60
You are driving on an urban clearway.  You may stop only to
 
set down and pick up passengers
61
Which THREE pieces of information are found on a vehicle registration document?
 
A - Registered keeper B - Make of the vehicle F - Engine size
62
Overloading your vehicle can seriously affect the
 
steering and handling
63
You are planning to tow a caravan. Which of these will mostly help to aid the vehicle handling?
 
a stabiliser fitted to the towbar
64
A trailer must stay securely hitched up to the towing vehicle.  What additional safety...
 
breakaway cable
65
On which TWO occasions might you inflate your tyres to more than the recommended normal pressure?
 
when driving fast for a long distance and when carrying a heavy load
66
Usually, on a motorway, how far from the exit is the first sign showing the junction number?
 
one mile
67
A motorcycle is not allowed on a motorway if it has an engine size smaller than:-
 
50cc
68
Which of the following signs tell you what you must not do?
 
red circle tells you what you must not do
69
Where should you be most cautious when driving?
 
at intersections
70
What should you look for at junctions?
 
motorcyclists
71
What's the best way to reduce CO2 emissions (the chief global warming greenhouse gas)...
 
drive less and buy a more fuel efficient car
72
Diesel cars are less damaging to the environment than petrol cars because...
 
they are more fuel efficient
73
Reducing your speed from 85mph to 70mph improves fuel efficiency by how much?
 
25 precent
74
What's the most used alternative fuel in the UK?
 
lpg
75
White Studs
 
mark the lanes of the middle of the road
76
red studs
 
mark the left edge of the road
77
amber studs
 
mark the central reservation
78
green studs
 
mark edge of carriageway at lay-byes, slip roads and such
79
What is the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 30 mph?
 
23 metres 75 feet
80
What is the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 40 mph?
 
 36 metres 120 feet
81
What is the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 50 mph?
 
53 metres 175 feet
82
What is the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 60 mph?
 
73 metres 240 feet
83
What is the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 70 mph?
 
 96 metres 315 feet

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