Welcome to the 'Motorcycle 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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A person authorised to direct traffic is standing at a road intersection and is holding out their hand towards you as shown in the picture. You should:
When towing, if your caravan or trailer begins to swerve or snake you should:
Whilst travelling at night, another vehicle is overtaking you. You should:
This road sign has been covered in snow. What does it indicate?
Which of these signs designates a bus and cycle ONLY road with no other vehicular traffic allowed?
Your motorcycle has been covered in snow. Which of these parts should be cleared of ice and snow before beginning a journey: (Select all that apply)
This road sign pictured indicates:
What color road stud or cat's eye indicates a lane divider or the middle of the road?
You see a vehicle with a flashing blue beacon. What type of vehicle could it be? (Select all that apply)
You are riding a motorcycle without working turn indicators. What hand signal would you use before turning left?
Which other road users should you be especially alert for on a country or single-track road? (Select all that apply)
When may you use your vehicle's horn? (Select all that apply)
You are travelling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?
Ice and snowy weather has been forecasted. You should: (Select 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?
You are approaching a zebra crossing and you see a wheelchair user waiting to cross. You should:
Why would a puffin crossing stop traffic for a shorter time than a pelican crossing?
What color road stud or cat's eye indicates the edge of the main carriageway at lay-bys and slip roads?
You are about to enter a bank of fog. What should you do? (Select all that apply)
Which of these road signs forbids any overtaking?
When you approach a junction, you see this pictured line ACROSS the road. What does it mean?
If your vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should apply the parking brake and switch off the engine in order to: (Select all that apply)
You are travelling along a snowy or icy road in a vehicle without anti-lock brakes. You apply the brakes and your vehicle begins to skid. What should you do?
You should adjust your seat and mirrors correctly in order to:
Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)
You are about to overtake a cyclist in windy weather. Why should you leave extra room as you overtake?
What can cause a vehicle to skid? (Select all that apply)
When are you NOT allowed to use the hard shoulder? (Select all that apply)
You are riding in wet weather. Rain and spray from the road are limiting visibility. You should: (Select all that apply)
You are approaching a roundabout and there is a horse rider in the left-hand lane, but is signalling right. You should:
When you are signalling before making a manoeuvre, you should always:
You are on snow and about to begin moving. As you set off, you should:
A farmer is herding cows across the road. What should you do?
You see this pictured road marking ALONG the centre of the road. You should:
You are approaching a roundabout and intend to turn left. You should:
From what minimum distance must you be able to read a vehicle number plate in daylight?
If your vehicle is low on fuel, you should:
Which of these signs designates a tram ONLY road with no other vehicular traffic allowed?
A farmer is herding sheep across the road and has asked you to stop your vehicle until he has finished. You should:
When might you drive want to slow down instead of travelling at the speed limit? (Select all that apply)
You are travelling in fog behind another vehicle. What should you do to reduce the chances of an accident?
Your vehicle accelerates too quickly in wet or icy conditions and begins to skid. How should you recover control of the vehicle?
Which of these hand signals implies the vehicle will slow down or stop?
In an emergency, how should you brake?
A person authorised to direct traffic is standing at a pedestrian crossing with their lollipop held up as shown in the picture. You should:
At a toucan or puffin crossing, which traffic light will follow the solid red signal?
It is particularly important to be aware of: (Select all that apply)
Box junctions are marked with yellow criss-cross lines as pictured. When may you enter this junction? (Select all that apply)
The typical stopping distance of a vehicle in wet weather is approximately __________ the normal distance of a vehicle in dry weather.
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