Welcome to the 'Car Practice Test'
This practice test will select 50 random questions, which you will be expected to complete within the allocated 57 minute time limit. You will be shown correct and incorrect answers at the end of the quiz, with a hint available on each question should you need it.
Each question is representative of the type used by the DVSA for your real theory exam.
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Which of these light signals implies the motorcycle is slowing down and maybe about to stop?
Which of these road signs forbids any overtaking?
The motorcycle in front of you has a flashing amber light as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
Coasting is a term used to describe a vehicle travelling in neutral or with the clutch on. How does this affect your control of the vehicle? (Select all that apply)
When overtaking a horse and rider, what should you NOT do?
What MUST the driver ensure for each child passenger under 12 years old and less than 1.35 metres?
You have been convicted of driving a car whilst intoxicated (after drinking too much alcohol). What will happen to your insurance?
Which of these is LEAST likely to be affected by crosswinds?
When travelling in a vehicle with an adult passenger over the age of 14, who is responisble to ensure the passenger's seat belt is fastened?
What does this sign mean?
If you see this NON-FLASHING amber traffic light, which light or lights will appear next?
The car in front of you has three (3) red lights as shown. What do you expect the vehicle to do next?
Which of these light signals implies the motorcycle will turn left or move to the left?
On some hills you may see a sign designating the left-hand lane as a 'Crawler Lane'. This means:
A solid white line ACROSS the road at a junction indicate:
In normal circumstances, what is the safest way to use the brakes?
You MUST obey signals given by the following: (Select all that apply)
If your vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should reduce emissions and noise pollution by:
Broken white lines ACROSS the road at a junction indicate:
Consuming alcohol will have the following effect: (Select all that apply)
In England and Wales, a driver or passenger may only smoke in a vehicle or motor caravan when:
This road sign has been covered in snow. What does it indicate?
When travelling behind another vehicle in fast moving traffic, what is a good rule-of-thumb for measuring a safe distance to the vehicle in front?
You are travelling along a wet road. Your steering begins to feel light and unresponsive. You should:
When given by a person authorised to direct traffic, which the following signals means to proceed?
You are waiting at a pelican crossing and the signals are showing red as pictured. You do not see any pedestrians. You should:
What is the total typical stopping distance for a car travelling at 50mph (80 km/h)?
You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why should you give the cyclist plenty of space when overtaking?
You are travelling in fog behind another vehicle. What should you do to reduce the chances of an accident?
Single-track roads are only wide enough for one vehicle. If you see an oncoming vehicle, you should:
What should you do to minimise the risk of tiredness? (Select all that apply)
Which of these are hazards you should be aware of on residential streets? (Select all that apply)
Which road marking along the side of the road marks the road edge with a verge or wall?
When travelling on a motorway or major 'A' road, which traffic sign warns of a potential obstruction ahead and recommends a reduction in speed?
What do RED stud marks or reflective cat's eyes indicate?
When you are signalling before making a manoeuvre, you should always:
Why are vehicles fitted with rear fog lights?
Which of these light signals implies the car is reversing or will reverse?
Coasting is a term used to describe a vehicle travelling in neutral or with the clutch on. How does this reduce your control of the vehicle? (Check all that apply)
The typical stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 70 mph (112 km/h) on a dry road is 96 metres (315 feet). What is the typical stopping distance for this vehicle in WET weather?
In slow moving traffic, you should: (Select all that apply)
In windy weather, a high-sided vehicle in front is overtaking a cyclist. What should you do?
If you see this red traffic light, which light or lights may appear next?
You should adjust your seat and mirrors correctly in order to:
You MUST NOT leave your vehicle unattended if:
When should you NOT reverse from a side road into a main road?
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