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Theory Test Practice

The practice theory tests on e-driver are similar to the real theory test you will be sitting. We endeavour to keep the questions as up to date as possible. The questions are randomly chosen, and each time you take it you will be asked different questions.
Road Safety 1: You are travelling in heavy rain. Your overall stopping distance is likely to be

Please select 1 answer
a: Doubled
b: Halved
c: Up to ten times greater
d: No different
Road safety 2: To correct a rear-wheel skid you should

Please select 1 answer
a: Not steer at all
b: Steer away from it
c: Steer into it
d: Apply your handbrake
Road safety 3: Whilst driving a front tyre bursts. What should you do?

Please select 2 answers
a: Change to a low gear
b: Brake quickly and firmly
c: Allow the vehicle to roll to a stop
d: Apply the handbrake
e: Grip the steering wheel firmly
Road safety 4: You are towing a caravan. Which is the safest type of rear-view mirror to use?

Please select 1 answer
a: Interior wide-angle mirror
b: Extended-arm side mirrors
c: Ordinary door mirrors
d: Ordinary interior mirror
Road Safety 5: Which THREE should you do when passing livestock on the road?

Please select 3 answers
a: Allow plenty of room
b: Go very slowly
c: Sound your horn
d: Speed up and quickly overtake
e: Be ready to stop
Road Safety 6: A provisional licence holder must not drive a motor car

Please select 1 answer
a: At night
b: On a dual carriageway
c: Alone
d: With passengers
Road Safety 7: A basic rule on motorways is

Please select 1 answer
a: Use the lane that has least traffic
b: Keep to the left hand-lane unless overtaking
c: Overtake on the side that is clearest
d: Try to keep above 50 mph to prevent congestion
Road safety 8: When travelling in very heavy rain your overall stopping distance is likely to be

Please select 1 answer
a: The same as normal
b: Trebled
c: Doubled
d: Quadrupled
Road safety 9: Which of the following must not use a motorway?

Please select 3 answers
a: Learner drivers
b: Cyclists
c: Buses
d: Motorcycles over 100cc
e: Tractors
Road Safety 10: When travelling at 60mph on a dry road the shortest overall stopping distance is?

Please select 1 answer
a: 95 metres
b: 55 metres
c: 83 metres
d: 73 metres
Road signs 11:
What is the meaning of this sign?

Please select 1 answer
a: No cycles
b: Route used by pedal cycles only
c: Cycle route ahead
d: Secure cycle parking ahead
Road Safety 12: You should ONLY flash your headlights to other road users

Please select 1 answer
a: To show you are giving way
b: To show that you are about to turn
c: To tell them that you have right of way
d: To let them know that you are there
General 13: Following a collision someone has suffered a burn. The burn needs to be cooled. What is the shortest time it should be cooled for?

Please select 1 answer
a: 5 minutes
b: 10 minutes
c: 15 minutes
d: 20 minutes
Road Safety 14: The national speed limit for cars and motorcycles on a single carriageway road is

Please select 1 answer
a: 70 mph
b: 40 mph
c: 50 mph
d: 60 mph
Road Safety 15: Which of the following is NOT allowed to travel in the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway?

Please select 1 answer
a: A vehicle towing a trailor
b: An estate car
c: A motorcycle
d: A mini bus
Road Safety 16: If you start to feel tired whilst driving you should

Please select 1 answer
a: Increase your speed to reduce your journey time
b: Decrease your speed
c: Stop at a safe place and rest
d: Turn on the radio and listen to loud music
Road Safety 17: In which of the following should you avoid overtaking?

Please select 2 answers
a: Approaching a junction
b: On a dual carriageway
c: Approaching a brow of a hill
d: On a 40mph road
Road Safety 18: Overloading your vehicle may seriously affect

Please select 2 answers
a: Your comfort
b: The handling
c: Your ability to change gear
d: The steering
Road safety 19: You are turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do before emerging?

Please select 1 answer
a: Stop, apply the handbrake then select a low gear
b: Position your vehicle well to the left of the side of the road
c: Check that the central reservation is wide enough for your vehicle
d: Make sure that you leave enough room for a vehicle behind
Road safety 20: At the scene of an accident you have to treat someone for shock. What should you do?

Please select 1 answer
a: Sing to them
b: Try and cool them down
c: Keep reassuring them until qualified help arrives
d: Give them liquids to drink
Road Safety 21: Why, on a windy day, should you allow extra room when overtaking a motor cyclist?

Please select 1 answer
a: The rider may be blown into your path
b: The rider may be forced to stop suddenly
c: You will have less control over your vehicle
d: You will be travelling faster than normal
Road Safety 22: The right hand lane on a three-lane motorway is used for

Please select 1 answer
a: Crusing at high speeds
b: Overtaking
c: Crusing at low speeds
d: High-sided vehicles
Road signs 23:
What is the meaning of this sign?

Please select 1 answer
a: No waiting
b: National speed limit applies
c: No stopping
d: No entry
General 24: You should never reverse

Please select 1 answer
a: On a main road
b: At night
c: For longer than necessary
d: Into a side road
Road safety 25: You MUST obey signs giving orders. These signs are mostly in

Please select 1 answer
a: Green rectangles
b: Red Triangles
c: Blue rectangles
d: Red circles
Road safety 26: When travelling on ice braking distances can be

Please select 1 answer
a: Seven times greater than normal
b: Twice as great than normal
c: Eight times greater than normal
d: Ten times greater than normal
Road Safety 27: Travelling on a wet motorway with road spray you should

Please select 1 answer
a: Turn on your hazard lights
b: Turn on your rear fog lights
c: Turn on your front fog lights
d: Turn your headlights to dipped mode
Road Safety 28: You turn into a side road. Pedestrians have started to cross the road. You should

Please select 1 answer
a: Give way to them
b: Flash your lights and wave them across
c: Drive around them
d: Proceed regardless
Road safety 29: When correcting a rear-wheel skid you should

Please select 1 answer
a: Steer into the skid
b: Brake sharply
c: Steer away from the skid
d: roll with it
Road safety 30: Coasting your vehicle whilst driving will

Please select 1 answer
a: Increase the control you have over the vehicle
b: Decrease the control you have over the vehicle
c: Make the car use more fuel
d: Reduce the vehicle's braking distance
Road safety 31: What is the national speed limit for cars in the left-hand lane of a three-laned motorway?

Please select 1 answer
a: 80 mph
b: 60 mph
c: 70 mph
d: 50 mph
Road Safety 32: When being followed by an ambulane showing a flashing blue beacon you should

Please select 1 answer
a: Pull over as soon as safely possible to let it pass
b: Accelerate hard to get away from it
c: Maintain your speed and course
d: Brake harshly and immediately stop in the road
Road safety 33: At an incident it is important to look after any casualties. When the area is safe you should

Please select 1 answer
a: Get them out of the vehicle
b: Give them a drink
c: Give them something to eat
d: Keep them in the vehicle
Road safety 34: When should you use front fog lights?

Please select 1 answer
a: After dusk
b: When visibility is reduced to 100 metres or less
c: When overtaking at night
d: When visibilty is reduced to 150 metres or less.
Road Safety 35: On a road where trams operate, which of these vehicles will be most at risk from tram rails?

Please select 1 answer
a: Cars
b: Cycles
c: Buses
d: Lorries
General 36: A flashing green beacon on a vehicle means

Please select 1 answer
a: Police on non-urgent duties
b: Doctor on a emergency call
c: Road safety patrol operating
d: Gritting in progress
Road Safety 37: When are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that is being towed?

Please select 1 answer
a: When they are over 18 years old
b: Never
c: When travelling on minor roads
d: In the summer
Road Safety 38: When emerging from junctions, which is most likely to obstruct your view?

Please select 1 answer
a: Windscreen pillars
b: Steering wheel
c: Interior mirror
d: Windscreen wipers
Road safety 39: When travelling on ice braking distances can be

Please select 1 answer
a: Three times the normal distance
b: fifteen times the normal distance
c: Six times the normal distance
d: Ten times the normal distance
Road Safety 40: You are approaching an unmarked crossroads. How should you deal with this type of junction?

Please select 1 answer
a: Accelerate and keep to the middle
b: Slow down and keep to the right
c: Accelerate looking to the left
d: Slow down and look both ways



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