# Parallel Parking Test

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 415

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This quiz is to test you on how to parallel park for the UK driving test.

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• 1.
How much distance should you leave between your car and the target vehicle (the car you pul up along side?)
• A.

1cm

• B.

1/2 meter

• C.

1 meter

• D.

Doesn't matter

• 2.
How far past the target car should you go before stopping?
• A.

One car length

• B.

1/2 a car length

• C.

Level with the car

• D.

Doesn't matter

• 3.
Once you have stopped, what is the first thig you should do?
• A.

Into reverse gear

• B.

Put the handbrake on

• C.

Observe

• D.

Indicate

• 4.
What is the second thing you should do?
• A.

Take the handbrake off

• B.

Observe

• C.

Put the car into reverse gear

• D.

Indicate

• 5.
When would a signal be useful?
• A.

When another road user is around

• B.

When you are in a narrow street and someone is coming towards you and you feel as though you need to let them know what you're doing

• C.

Every time you stop for the manoeuvre

• D.

If pedestrians are on the pavement to let them know you are moving towards them

• 6.
Once you have the car in reverse gear and have set the gas (if needed) and found the bite, what should you do next?
• A.

Look behind you, relase the handbrake and move back to your point of turn

• B.

Look forwards, then behind and then release the handbrake

• C.

Observe all around you for other road users and if all is well, release the hnadbrake

• 7.
What is your first point of turn?
• A.

When the cars are level with one another

• B.

When you door mirror clears the back of the target car

• C.

When the bonnet clears the rear of the car

• 8.
Once you reach your first point of turn, what next?
• A.

Stop, have another observation and the turn one rotation to the left

• B.

One quick roatation to the right

• C.

Stop, look around, including the blind spot, get the car moving then turn one full rotation to the left

• D.

Stop, have a good look around you, get the car moving and turn once to the right

• 9.
What is your second point of turn?
• A.

Once the door mirrors clear the back of the target car

• B.

Once the bonnet clears the back of the target car

• C.

When the car is at a 60 degree angle from where you started from

• D.

When it feels right

• 10.
What do you do at your second point of turn
• A.

One turn to the left

• B.

One turn to the right

• C.

Two turns to the left

• D.

Full lock to the right

• 11.
How far back should you go before reaching your third point of turn?
• A.

Until you bump the kerb

• B.

Until it feels right

• C.

Until the kerb vanishes from under your door mirror or from your 3/4 light window (the little window by the door mirror)

• D.

Until the licence plate of the car infront appears in view

• 12.
What next at your third point of turn?
• A.

Full lock to the left

• B.

Two turns to the right

• C.

Full lock to the right

• D.

Two turns to the left

• 13.
So now the cars bonnet is swinging in towards the kerb, what comes next?
• A.

Wait till the car is parallel and then stop

• B.

Wait until the car is almost parallel and then take the turn off with quick hands

• C.

Wait until the car bumps the kerb

• D.

Slowly turn the wheel to the right when the car is at a 30 degree angle from the kerb

• 14.
When the car is parallel, there is one last thing you need to do.  What is it?
• A.

Turn the engine off

• B.

Look behind you, pull the handbrake up and put the car into neutral

• C.

Keep going backwards until you are two car lengths away from the target car