Driving Test (Category B) Practical Combination Questions

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Driving Test (Category B) Practical Combination Questions - Quiz

This quiz, tests any one who has their practical driving test coming up. With most combination questiosn. Only 1 right and wrong answer.


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  • 1. 

    ShowHow would you check that the indicators are working?

    • A.

      Just Turn each indicator on

    • B.

      Turn on indicator (left/right) and walk round vechile and check. The apply other indicator (left/right) and look at the dashboad warning light

    • C.

      Apply Hazards. Turn on indicator (left/right) and walk round vechile and check. The apply other indicator (left/right)

    • D.

      Turn only 1 indicator on and check on dashboard warning light

    Correct Answer
    C. Apply Hazards. Turn on indicator (left/right) and walk round vechile and check. The apply other indicator (left/right)
    Explanation
    To check if the indicators are working, the best method is to apply the hazards and then turn on each indicator (left/right) one at a time. After turning on the indicator, the person should walk around the vehicle and visually inspect if the indicator lights are functioning properly. Then, they should apply the other indicator (left/right) and repeat the process. This method ensures a comprehensive check of both indicators and allows for a clear observation of any malfunctioning lights.

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  • 2. 

    TellHow could u check that the brakes are working properly after a working journey?

    • A.

      Brakes should not feel spongy, and the car will not pull to one side

    • B.

      Car should not move

    Correct Answer
    A. Brakes should not feel spongy, and the car will not pull to one side
    Explanation
    To check if the brakes are working properly after a working journey, one should ensure that the brakes do not feel spongy. If the brakes feel spongy, it could indicate air in the brake lines or a problem with the brake fluid. Additionally, the car should not pull to one side when the brakes are applied. If the car pulls to one side, it could suggest an issue with the brake calipers or brake pads.

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  • 3. 

    ShowIndentify where the windscreen washer fluid is and tell me how you would check the washer level

    • A.

      Indentify? Washer fluid must be full

    • B.

      Indentify? Washer fluid must be between the min and maxium levels

    • C.

      Indenitfy? Washer fluid must be min

    Correct Answer
    B. Indentify? Washer fluid must be between the min and maxium levels
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Washer fluid must be between the min and maximum levels." This answer is correct because it accurately describes the ideal level of washer fluid in the vehicle. The washer fluid should not be below the minimum level, as this would indicate that it needs to be refilled. Similarly, it should not exceed the maximum level, as this could lead to overflow or other issues. Therefore, the ideal level is between the minimum and maximum levels. To check the washer level, one would typically open the hood of the vehicle and locate the reservoir for the washer fluid, which is usually labeled. The level can then be checked visually or by using a dipstick if provided.

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  • 4. 

    ShowHow would u check that the brake lights are working.

    • A.

      Turn engine on and push brake pedal.

    • B.

      Turn car on. Use reflections in windows, or you can ask someone to help, while you up your foot on the breake pedal

    Correct Answer
    B. Turn car on. Use reflections in windows, or you can ask someone to help, while you up your foot on the breake pedal
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that to check if the brake lights are working, one should turn the car on and use reflections in windows to see if the brake lights are illuminating. Alternatively, one can ask someone to help by standing behind the car and confirming if the brake lights are working while the person steps on the brake pedal.

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  • 5. 

    ShowShow/explain how you would check power steering before journey?

    • A.

      If it isnt working steering will become heavey. [Simple Check] Pressure on the steering wheel, when the engine is started will notice in slight movement.

    • B.

      If it isn't working steering will become light [Simple Check] When engine is on, turn steering wheel, car will instantly turn

    Correct Answer
    A. If it isnt working steering will become heavey. [Simple Check] Pressure on the steering wheel, when the engine is started will notice in slight movement.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that if the power steering is not working, the steering will become heavy. This can be checked by applying pressure on the steering wheel when the engine is started and noticing if there is any slight movement. If the steering wheel feels heavy and there is no movement, it indicates a problem with the power steering.

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  • 6. 

    TellWhere would you find recommended tyre pressures for this car? And when should they be checked?

    • A.

      On tyres themselves Tyres should be checked every month, and when they are hot

    • B.

      Manufactuers guide Tyres should be checked when they are cold

    Correct Answer
    B. Manufactuers guide Tyres should be checked when they are cold
    Explanation
    The recommended tyre pressures for this car can be found in the manufacturer's guide. It is important to check the tyre pressures when they are cold, as this provides a more accurate reading. Checking the tyre pressures every month is also recommended to ensure they are properly inflated.

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  • 7. 

    ShowHow would you check the parking brake (handbrake) for excessive wear?

    • A.

      Apply brake [Show] Apply Handbrake so it is secured [Tell] Handbrake would be secured after a working travel and would be lower than normal

    • B.

      Apply footbrake. [Show] Put handbrake on so it fully secured. [Tell] Handbrake wouldnt be secured after a working travel and would be higher than normal.

    Correct Answer
    B. Apply footbrake. [Show] Put handbrake on so it fully secured. [Tell] Handbrake wouldnt be secured after a working travel and would be higher than normal.
    Explanation
    To check the parking brake (handbrake) for excessive wear, you should apply the footbrake. This is because the handbrake should be fully secured after a working travel and should be higher than normal. If the handbrake is not secured or is lower than normal, it indicates excessive wear and may need to be adjusted or replaced.

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  • 8. 

    ShowIdentify engine coolant (water). How would you check the engine as the correct level?

    • A.

      Identify itank markers [Tell] Engine water must be be at minimum. Unscrew cap and fill to correct level

    • B.

      Identify itank markers [Tell] Engine water must be between min & max. Unscrew cap and fill to correct level

    • C.

      Identify itank markers [Tell] Engine water must be at maximum. Unscrew cap and fill to correct level

    Correct Answer
    B. Identify itank markers [Tell] Engine water must be between min & max. Unscrew cap and fill to correct level
    Explanation
    To check the engine coolant level, you need to identify the tank markers on the coolant reservoir. The correct level for the engine coolant is between the minimum and maximum markers. To fill the coolant, unscrew the cap and add coolant until it reaches the correct level.

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  • 9. 

    TellHow would your make sure the head restraint is correctly adjusted?

    • A.

      Head restraint must be adjusted to to the bottom of your head. As close to the back of the head as possible.

    • B.

      Head restraint must be adjusted to the top of the head. As close to the back of the head as possible.

    • C.

      Head restraint must be adjusted to rigid of the head, and is at leas as high as the top of the ears and eye. As close to the back of the head as possible.

    Correct Answer
    C. Head restraint must be adjusted to rigid of the head, and is at leas as high as the top of the ears and eye. As close to the back of the head as possible.
    Explanation
    The head restraint must be adjusted to the rigid part of the head, which is the back of the head. It should also be at least as high as the top of the ears and eyes to provide proper support and protection. Adjusting the head restraint in this way ensures that it is positioned correctly and can effectively prevent whiplash injuries in the event of a collision.

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  • 10. 

    ShowIdentify brake fluid and how would your check that it is at a safe level

    • A.

      Indentify [Tell] Fluid is safe between the high and low markings

    • B.

      Indentify [Tell] Fluid is safe at the highest marking as possible

    • C.

      Indentify [Tell] Fluid is safe at the lowest marking as possible

    Correct Answer
    A. Indentify [Tell] Fluid is safe between the high and low markings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Indentify [Tell] Fluid is safe between the high and low markings". This answer suggests that the brake fluid should be at a level that falls within the high and low markings on the fluid reservoir. This ensures that the fluid is neither too low, which could lead to brake failure, nor too high, which could cause leaks or other issues. Checking the fluid level against these markings is a simple and effective way to ensure that it is at a safe level.

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  • 11. 

    TellHow would you check the tyresso they have sufficient tread on them and that their in good condition.

    • A.

      No Cuts. 1 mm tread depth across 2/4 of tyre and around the outer circumference.

    • B.

      No Cuts. 1.6mm tread depth across 3/4 of tyre and around the outer circumference.

    • C.

      No Cuts. 1.4mm tread depth across the whole tyre and around the outer circumference.

    Correct Answer
    B. No Cuts. 1.6mm tread depth across 3/4 of tyre and around the outer circumference.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "No Cuts. 1.6mm tread depth across 3/4 of tyre and around the outer circumference." This answer is correct because it states that there should be no cuts on the tire, indicating that the tire is in good condition. Additionally, it specifies that the tread depth should be 1.6mm, which is the legal minimum requirement in many countries for safe driving. Lastly, it mentions that the tread depth should be across 3/4 of the tire and around the outer circumference, indicating that the tread wear should be evenly distributed for optimal performance.

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  • 12. 

    ShowHow would you clean the windscreen using wipers and washer fluid

    • A.

      Operate both controls to wash and wipe screen.

    • B.

      Show examiner the buttons

    Correct Answer
    A. Operate both controls to wash and wipe screen.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that to clean the windscreen using wipers and washer fluid, one needs to operate both controls to wash and wipe the screen. This implies that the person should activate the washer fluid to spray it onto the windscreen and then use the wipers to wipe away the dirt and fluid, effectively cleaning the windscreen. The answer also mentions the importance of showing the examiner the buttons, indicating that the person should demonstrate their knowledge and ability to operate the controls correctly.

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  • 13. 

    TellHow would you check headlights and tail lights are working?

    • A.

      Turn switch on (ignition if necessary) then walk round vechile

    • B.

      Turn car on (ignition if necessary) reverse to a relfection or ask someone

    Correct Answer
    A. Turn switch on (ignition if necessary) then walk round vechile
    Explanation
    To check if the headlights and tail lights are working, you need to turn the switch on (ignition if necessary) and then walk around the vehicle. By doing this, you can visually inspect the headlights and tail lights to see if they are illuminated and functioning properly.

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  • 14. 

    ShowHow would you set the demister controls to clear all the windows. (Front and back)

    • A.

      Set Controls

    • B.

      Set controls including; fan, temperature, air direction. Engine doe not have to be started.

    Correct Answer
    B. Set controls including; fan, temperature, air direction. Engine doe not have to be started.
    Explanation
    To clear all the windows, you need to set the demister controls by adjusting the fan speed to a higher setting, increasing the temperature to a warmer level, and directing the air towards the windows. This will help to remove any condensation or fog on the windows, ensuring clear visibility. It is important to note that the engine does not need to be started for this process.

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  • 15. 

    ShowHow would your switch your headlights from dipped to main and explain how you would know whilst in the car

    • A.

      Operate switches [Tell] Dashboard light will show up

    • B.

      Operate switches [Tell] Can see the lights get brighter outside

    Correct Answer
    A. Operate switches [Tell] Dashboard light will show up
    Explanation
    To switch the headlights from dipped to main, you need to operate the switches. When you operate the switches, a dashboard light will show up, indicating that the headlights have been switched to the main beam. Additionally, you can also know that the headlights have switched to the main beam by observing that the lights outside the car get brighter.

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  • 16. 

    TellHow would you know if there was a problem with the anti lock brake system?

    • A.

      You would skidd

    • B.

      Warning light would appear if there was something wrong on dashboard

    • C.

      Vechile would stop

    Correct Answer
    B. Warning light would appear if there was something wrong on dashboard
    Explanation
    If there is a problem with the anti-lock brake system, a warning light would appear on the dashboard. This warning light is designed to alert the driver that there is an issue with the anti-lock brake system and that it may not be functioning properly. The warning light serves as an indicator for the driver to take the necessary actions, such as seeking professional assistance or checking the brake system, to address the problem and ensure the safety of the vehicle.

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  • 17. 

    ShowHow would you switch on rear fog light(s) and explain the use.

    • A.

      Turn switches on [Tell] To help other drivers behind see

    • B.

      Turn switches on (dipped) Check warning light [Tell] They are used so that whilst driving through fog, it allows drivers behind to know you are there.

    Correct Answer
    B. Turn switches on (dipped) Check warning light [Tell] They are used so that whilst driving through fog, it allows drivers behind to know you are there.
    Explanation
    To switch on the rear fog light(s), you need to turn the switches on (dipped) and then check the warning light. The rear fog light(s) are used to enhance visibility for drivers behind you, especially in foggy conditions. By turning on the rear fog light(s), it signals to other drivers that you are present on the road, helping to prevent accidents and improve overall safety.

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