Theory Exam 1

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Theory Exam 1

This is 50 questions that could appear in your Theory test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Triangular road signs give:
    • A. 

      Warnings

    • B. 

      Information

    • C. 

      Instructions

    • D. 

      Directions

  • 2. 
    What is the meaning of this sign?
    • A. 

      Accident blackspot ahead

    • B. 

      Pedestrian crossing ahead

    • C. 

      Light signals ahead at a level crossing

    • D. 

      Traffic queues likely

  • 3. 
    At which pedestrian crossings are cyclists permitted to cross?
    • A. 

      Toucan

    • B. 

      Zebra

    • C. 

      Puffin

    • D. 

      Pelican

  • 4. 
    Your overall stopping distance will be much longer when:
    • A. 

      Driving in fog

    • B. 

      Driving in rain

    • C. 

      Driving in strong winds

    • D. 

      Driving on a very hot day

  • 5. 
    When are you allowed to use a motorway hard shoulder?
    • A. 

      To read a map

    • B. 

      When your vehicle breaks down

    • C. 

      To rest

    • D. 

      To overtake slow moving traffic

  • 6. 
    Overloading your vehicle can seriously affect? (Select 2 answers)
    • A. 

      Your comfort

    • B. 

      The Handling

    • C. 

      Your ability to change gears

    • D. 

      The steering

  • 7. 
    What is the meaning of this sign?
    • A. 

      Side winds

    • B. 

      Quayside or river bank

    • C. 

      Falling or fallen rocks

    • D. 

      Cliff face ahead

  • 8. 
    Before reversing you should always check:
    • A. 

      The area behind you

    • B. 

      Your side mirrors

    • C. 

      All round

    • D. 

      Your rear view mirror

  • 9. 
    Which age group of drivers is most likely to be involved in an accident?
    • A. 

      17 to 25 year olds

    • B. 

      34 to 45 year olds

    • C. 

      46 to 55 year olds

    • D. 

      65 to 75 year olds

  • 10. 
    At road junctions which of the following are most vulnerable?(Mark 3 Answers)
    • A. 

      Car drivers

    • B. 

      Lorry drivers

    • C. 

      Pedestrians

    • D. 

      Cyclists

    • E. 

      Motorcyclists

  • 11. 
    You are driving in torrential rain and your vehicle begins to slide. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Ghosting

    • B. 

      Skiing

    • C. 

      Aquaplaning

    • D. 

      Coasting

  • 12. 
    Which two of these must not use motorways?
    • A. 

      Caravans

    • B. 

      Cyclists

    • C. 

      Coaches

    • D. 

      Motorcycles over 50cc

    • E. 

      Learner driver cars

  • 13. 
    The national speed limit for cars and motorcycles on a single carriageway road is?
    • A. 

      40mph

    • B. 

      50mph

    • C. 

      60mph

    • D. 

      70mph

  • 14. 
    It is essential that tyre pressures be checked regularly. When should this be done?
    • A. 

      When the tyres are cold

    • B. 

      After a long journey

    • C. 

      When the tyres are hot

    • D. 

      After filling the vehicle with fuel

  • 15. 
    As a driver, how can you help the environment?
    • A. 

      By using leaded fuel

    • B. 

      By driving faster

    • C. 

      By driving with your windows down

    • D. 

      By reducing your speed

  • 16. 
    Whilst driving on the motorway you have to slow down quickly due to a hazard. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Sound your horn

    • B. 

      Switch on your fog light

    • C. 

      Switch on your hazard lights

    • D. 

      Switch on the headlights to full beam

  • 17. 
    What is the nearest you can park your vehicle to a junction?
    • A. 

      10 Metres

    • B. 

      15 Metres

    • C. 

      20 Metres

    • D. 

      12 Metres

  • 18. 
    What is the meaning of this sign?
    • A. 

      Toll bridge ahead

    • B. 

      Opening or swing bridge ahead

    • C. 

      Humpback bridge ahead

    • D. 

      Road ahead closed

  • 19. 
    When driving in snow it is best to keep in as high a gear as possible. Why is this?
    • A. 

      To help prevent wheelspin

    • B. 

      To help you slow down quickly when you brake

    • C. 

      So that wheelspin does not cause your engine to run too fast

    • D. 

      To leave a lower gear available in case of wheelspin

  • 20. 
    At what age does a car need its first MOT certificate?
    • A. 

      2 years old

    • B. 

      3 years old

    • C. 

      4 years old

    • D. 

      5 years old

  • 21. 
    When driving at 60mph on a dry road what would be the shortest overall stopping distance?
    • A. 

      53 metres

    • B. 

      58 metres

    • C. 

      73 metres

    • D. 

      96 metres

  • 22. 
    Immediately after joining a motorway you should:
    • A. 

      Try to overtake

    • B. 

      Move to the right hand lane

    • C. 

      Keep in the left lane to get used to the speed

    • D. 

      Move to the centre lane

  • 23. 
    When are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that is being towed?
    • A. 

      When they are over 18 years old

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      When travelling on minor roads

    • D. 

      When travelling on motorways

  • 24. 
    On a motorway traffic signs are mostly which colour?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Purple

  • 25. 
    What is the meaning of this sign?
    • A. 

      Humps on the road

    • B. 

      Humpback bridge

    • C. 

      Uneven road surface

    • D. 

      Risk of grounding