Sample Questions


1. For which two should you use hazard warning lights? a) When you wish to stop on double yellow lines
b) When you have broken down
c) When you slow quickly on a motorway because of a hazard ahead
d) When you need to park on the pavement
2. Your engine catches fire. What should you do first? a) Lift the bonnet and disconnect the battery
b) Lift the bonnet and warn other traffic
c) Call the fire brigade
d) Call a breakdown service
3. A casualty is not breathing normally. Chest compressions should be given at what rate? a) 200 per minute
b) 100 per minute
c) 250 per minute
d) 50 per minute
4. An injured motorcyclist is lying unconscious in the road. You should always? a) Seek medical assistance
b) Remove the safety helmet
c) Move the person off the road
d) Remove the leather jacket
5. When following a large vehicle you should keep well back because this? a) Allows you to corner more quickly
b) Helps the large vehicle to stop more easily
c) Allows the driver to see you in the mirrors
d) Helps you to keep out the wind
6. Young, inexperienced and newly qualified drivers can often be involved in crashes, this is due to? a) Driving in the middle of their lane
b) Showing off and being competitive
c) Staying within the speed limit
d) Being too cautious at junctions
7. A long, Heavily-laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you, what should you do? a) Speed up
b) Hold your speed
c) Slow down
d) Change direction
8. The cost of your insurance may reduce if you? a) Do not wear glasses
b) Are under 25 years old
c) Take the Pass Plus scheme
d) Pass the driving test first time
9. Which three pieces of information are found on a vehicle registration document? a) Make of the vehicle
b) Date of the MOT
c) Service history details
d) Registered keeper
e) Type of insurance cover
f) Engine size
10. You are about to drive home. You cannot find the glasses you need to wear, you should? a) Find a way of getting home without driving
b) Borrow a friends glasses and use those
c) Drive home slowly keeping to quiet roads
d) Drive home at night so that the lights will help you
11. You are on a motorway, there are red flashing lights above every lane, you must? a) Stop and wait
b) Slow down and watch for further signals
c) Leave at the next exit
d) Pull onto the hard shoulder
12. The aim of an Active Traffic Management scheme on a motorway is to? a) Reduce rest stops
b) Prevent overtaking
c) Reduce congestion
d) Prevent tailgating
13. What is the national speed limit on motorways for cars and motorcycles? a) 30 mph
b) 70 mph
c) 50 mph
d) 60 mph
14. You wish to overtake a long, slow moving vehicle on a busy road, you should? a) Stay behind until the driver waves you past
b) Keep well back until you can see that it is clear
c) Follow it closely and keep moving out to see the road ahead
d) Flash your headlights for the oncoming traffic to give way
15. Which two can use a Toucan crossing? a) Cyclists
b) Buses
c) Trains
d) Pedestrians
e) Trams
16. When leaving your car to help keep it secure you should? a) Park on a one-way street
b) Park in a residential area
c) Lock it and remove the key
d) Leave the hazard warning lights on

17. What three things can you as a driver do to help the environment?

a) By driving faster
b) By servicing your vehicle properly
c) By gentle acceleration
d) By using leaded fuel
e) By reducing your speed
f) By harsh acceleration
18. To help protect the environment you should not? a) Walk, cycle, or use public transport
b) Use your car for very short journeys
c) Remove your roof rack when unloaded
d) Empty the boot of unnecessary weight
19. How can you use your vehicles engine as a brake? a) By changing to a higher gear
b) By selecting reverse gear
c) By changing to a lower gear
d) By selecting neutral
20. What is the shortest overall stopping distance on a dry road at 60 mph? a) 60 Metres (196 feet)
b) 73 Metres (240 feet)
c) 53 Metres (175 feet)
d) 96 Metres (315 feet)

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  1. A, B
  2. C
  3. B
  4. A
  5. C
  6. B
  7. C
  8. C
  9. A, D, F
  10. A
  11. A
  12. C
  13. B
  14. B
  15. A, D
  16. C
  17. B, C, E
  18. B
  19. C
  20. B
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