Test For Drivers

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 66

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Test For Drivers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You may drive over a footpath if
    • A. 

      You are getting to a property

    • B. 

      It is at a dip in the kerb

    • C. 

      No pedestrians are using the footpath

    • D. 

      You need to overtake a slow-moving vehicle in front

  • 2. 
    You are towing a trailer on the motorway. What is the maximum speed you can go at?
    • A. 

      60 mph

    • B. 

      70 mph

    • C. 

      30 mph

    • D. 

      40 mph

  • 3. 
    What should the left-hand lane of a motorway be used for?
    • A. 

      Vehicles doing the minimum speed limit

    • B. 

      Normal driving

    • C. 

      Breakdowns only

    • D. 

      Overtaking traffic in the middle lane

  • 4. 
    If you have to slow down quickly on a motorway due to a hazard should you
    • A. 

      Beep your horn

    • B. 

      Switch on your hazard lights

    • C. 

      Wave with your arm out of the window

    • D. 

      Flash headlights

  • 5. 
    A roof rack fitted to your car will cause
    • A. 

      Your fuel consumption to increase

    • B. 

      Your speed to increase

    • C. 

      Less chance of an accident

    • D. 

      Your fuel consumption to decrease

  • 6. 
    What is the most common cause for a vehicle to skid
    • A. 

      Because of other people's actions

    • B. 

      Because the tyres are worn

    • C. 

      Because the driver makes a mistake

    • D. 

      Because of pedestrians or other drivers

  • 7. 
    When must you NOT sound your horn
    • A. 

      When you are in a built up area between 8pm and 11:30pm

    • B. 

      At any time when you are in a built up area

    • C. 

      When you are in a built up area between 11.30pm and 7.00am

    • D. 

      When you are in a built up area between 7.30am and 11.30pm

  • 8. 
    You see a vehicle with a green flashing beacon. Who is this
    • A. 

      A refuse collector

    • B. 

      A gritting lorry

    • C. 

      The police carrying out duties that are not emergencies

    • D. 

      A doctor going to an emergency call

  • 9. 
    You need to make a journey but it is very foggy. What should you do
    • A. 

      Keep two seconds behind the vehicle in front

    • B. 

      Follow the tail lights of the vehicle in front

    • C. 

      Keep your lights on full beam

    • D. 

      Leave more time for your journey

  • 10. 
    Why is there more risk involved in overtaking a lorry than a car
    • A. 

      Because a lorry is longer than a car

    • B. 

      Because lorries are slower than cars

    • C. 

      Because a lorry is heavier than a car so the brakes are not as good

    • D. 

      Because a lorry may suddenly stop

  • 11. 
    You are driving behind a large goods vehicle, it signals right but starts to move left. Should you
    • A. 

      Overtake it to avoid collision

    • B. 

      Accelerate and sound your horn

    • C. 

      Slow down and let it turn

    • D. 

      Carry on and keep to the right

  • 12. 
    It is important that you check tyre pressure regularly. This should be done
    • A. 

      A. When the tyres are cold

    • B. 

      B. After a long journey

    • C. 

      C. If you have been driving fast

    • D. 

      D. When the tyres are hot

  • 13. 
    What could be badly affected if the tyres are under inflated
    • A. 

      A. Changing gear

    • B. 

      B. The speed of the car

    • C. 

      C. Braking

    • D. 

      D. The suspension

  • 14. 
    If you have put too much oil in your engine what could happen
    • A. 

      A. It could leak out

    • B. 

      B. The oil pressure will become too high

    • C. 

      C. It may do serious damage

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 15. 
    The fluid in your car's battery needs topping up. What should you use
    • A. 

      A. Coolant

    • B. 

      B. Engine oil

    • C. 

      C. Distilled water

    • D. 

      D. Battery acid

  • 16. 
    What kind of road would you be most affected by a side wind
    • A. 

      A. On an open road

    • B. 

      B. On a tree-lined road

    • C. 

      C. On a country road

    • D. 

      D. On a busy road

  • 17. 
    You are driving when your mobile phone starts to ring. What should you do
    • A. 

      A. Stop the car in a suitable place so that you can answer it

    • B. 

      B. Stop the car immediately so you can answer it

    • C. 

      C. Answer it straightaway and tell the person that you are driving so you will call them back later

    • D. 

      D. Answer it straight away and have your conversation

  • 18. 
    Some road signs give orders that must be obeyed. Usually these orders are
    • A. 

      A. On a red triangle

    • B. 

      B. On a blue rectangle

    • C. 

      C. On a red circle

    • D. 

      D. On a green rectangle

  • 19. 
    Excessive wear of the tyre can be due to
    • A. 

      A. Gearbox problems

    • B. 

      B. Cracked window problems

    • C. 

      C. Suspension problems

    • D. 

      D. Headlight problems

  • 20. 
    Damage or wear to a tyre can be caused by
    • A. 

      A. missing mirrors

    • B. 

      B. faults in the braking or suspension systems

    • C. 

      C. problems with your gearbox

    • D. 

      D. faulty headlights

  • 21. 
    What vehicle requires extra room when you overtake it?
    • A. 

      A. Motorcycle

    • B. 

      B. Car

    • C. 

      C. Tractor

    • D. 

      D. Train

  • 22. 
    What kind of driving can cause risk on the road?
    • A. 

      A. Sensible

    • B. 

      B. Competitive

    • C. 

      C. Defensive

    • D. 

      D. Cautious

  • 23. 
    When you are approaching a mini roundabout, you need to
    • A. 

      A. Drive quicker

    • B. 

      B. Use hand signals to decide who should go first

    • C. 

      C. Give way to coming traffic on your left

    • D. 

      D. Give way to coming traffic on your right

  • 24. 
    An ambulance is following you and is using flashing lights and a siren. What should you do
    • A. 

      A. Speed up so that it can go faster

    • B. 

      B. Stop immediately so that it can get past

    • C. 

      C. Pull over as soon as it is safe to do so

    • D. 

      D. Keep driving normally

  • 25. 
    When you drive you should wear sensible footwear. This is because
    • A. 

      A. You will find it easier to adjust your seat into the right position

    • B. 

      B. You will have better control over the pedals

    • C. 

      C. Flat shoes will mean that the pedals will not wear out as quickly

    • D. 

      D. Should you break down you will find it easier to walk to get help