Fastrak Theory Test Quiz

Theory Test Quiz

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Pit your wits and take the Fastrak theory test quiz. All questions are based on the current UK Driving theory test, and are updated regularly. Good luck!
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Question 1
When being followed by an ambulance showing a flashing blue beacon you should?
Accelerate hard to get away from it
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Brake harshly and immediately stop in the road
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Pull over as soon as safely possible to let it pass
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Maintain your speed and course
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Question 2
Anti-lock brakes prevent wheels from locking. This means they are less likely to:
Skid
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Aquaplane
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Wear
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Puncture
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Question 3
You are on a motorway in fog. The left-hand edge of the motorway can be identified by reflective studs. What colour are they?
Green
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Amber
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White
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Red
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Question 4
When parking a vehicle with automatic transmission on a hill, apart from engaging the handbrake, you should put the gear selector in:
Park
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Reverse
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Neutral
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Drive
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Question 5
You are invited to a pub lunch. You know that you will have to drive in the evening. What is your best course of action?
Avoid mixing your alcoholic drinks
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Eat a hot meal with your alcoholic drinks
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Have some milk before drinking alcohol
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Not drink any alcohol at all
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Question 6
In some narrow residential streets you will find a speed limit of?
40 mph
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35 mph
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20 mph
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25 mph
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Question 7
Chains can be fitted to your wheels to help prevent:
Damage to the road surface
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Loss of tyre pressure
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Wear on your tyres
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Skidding in deep snow
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Question 8
Which of the following should you do before stopping?
Use the mirrors
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Flash your headlights
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Select a higher gear
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Sound the horn
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Question 9
You are travelling at 50mph on a good, dry road. What is your shortest overall stopping distance:
75 metres (245 feet)
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53 metres (175 feet)
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36 metres (120 feet)
96 metres (315 feet)
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Question 10
A toucan crossing is different from other crossings because?
Moped riders can use it
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It is controlled by a traffic warden
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Cyclists can use it
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It is controlled by two flashing lights
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Question 11
What should you never do at a petrol station:
Wash your vehicle
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Eat
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Clean your windscreen
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Smoke
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Question 12
The purpose of a catalytic converter is to reduce:
The risk of fire
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Fuel consumption
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Engine wear
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Toxic Exhaust Gases
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Question 13
Following a collision someone has suffered a burn. The burn needs to be Cooled. What is the shortest time it should it be colled for ?
10 minutes
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15 minutes
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20 minutes
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5 minutes
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Question 14
Are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that is being towed?
Yes, if they are over fourteen
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Only if a stabilizer is fitted
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No not at any time
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Only if all the seats in the towing vehicle are full
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Question 15
You are turning left at a junction. Pedestrians have started to cross. You should:
Give way to them
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Blow your horn and proceed
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Go on giving them plenty of room
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Stop and wave them across
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Question 16
When may you sound your horn?
To warn others of your presence
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To give you the right of way
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To make slower drivers move over
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To attract a friend's attention
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Question 17
You are travelling at 50mph on a good, dry road. What is your shortest overall stopping distance:
53 metres (175 feet)
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36 metres (120 feet)
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96 metres (315 feet)
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75 metres (245 feet)
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Question 18
You need to top up your battery. What level should you fill to?
Just below the cell plates
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The top of the battery
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Just above the cell plates
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Half-way up the battery
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Question 19
Motor cars must have an MOT test certificate when they are:
Seven years old
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Five years old
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One year old
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Three years old
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Question 20
You are travelling at 40mph on a good, dry road. What is the overall stopping distance?
190 feet (58 metres)
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120 feet (36 metres)
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315 feet (96 metres)
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175 feet (53 metres)
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Question 21
You are on a country road. What should you expect to see coming towards you on YOUR side of the road?
Pedestrians
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Bicycles
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Motorcycles
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Horse riders
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Question 22
In WET road conditions the minimum distance you should leave between you and the vehicle in front should be?
10 second gap
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4 second gap
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6 second gap
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2 second gap
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Question 23
You are on a country road. What should you expect to see coming towards you on YOUR side of the road?
Pedestrians
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Bicycles
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Motorcycles
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Horse riders
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Question 24
When approaching a right-hand bend you should keep well to the left. Why?
To improve your view of the road
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To overcome the effect of the road's slope
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To be positioned safely if you skid
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To let faster traffic from behind overtake
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Question 25
You are travelling in very heavy rain. Your overall stopping distance is likely to be?
No different
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Doubled
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Up to ten times greater
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Halved
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Question 26
As you are driving, you should:
Keep to the center of the lane.
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Keep to the left-hand side of the lane.
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It depends on which lane you are in and the hazards that are around you.
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Keep to the right-hand side of the lane.
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Question 27
You are turning left at a roundabout but the lorry ahead is in the right hand lane signalling left. You should?
Flash your headlamps to warn the lorry driver of your presence
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Proceed carefully in the left hand lane
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Stay well back because the lorry will turn left
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Sound your horn to advise the driver of the incorrect signal
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Question 28
A cover note is a document issued before you receive your:
Insurance certificate
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Registration document
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MOT certificate
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Driving licence
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Question 29
When joining a motorway you must always ?
Stop at the end of the acceleration lane
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Give way to traffic already on the motorway
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Come to a stop before joining the motorway
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Use the hard shoulder
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Question 30
You are going straight ahead at a roundabout. How should you signal?
Signal left on the approach to the roundabout and keep the signal on until you leave
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Signal left as you leave the roundabout
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Signal right on the approach and then left to leave the roundabout
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Signal left just after you pass the exit before the one you will take
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Question 31
You intend to turn right into a side road. Just before turning you should check for motorcyclists who might be:
Following you closely
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Overtaking on your right
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Emerging from the side road
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Overtaking on your left
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Question 32
Your vehicle has broken down on a motorway. You are not able to stop on the hard shoulder. What should you do?
Attempt to repair your vehicle quickly
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Switch on your hazard warning lights
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Stop following traffic and ask for help
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Stand behind your vehicle to warn others
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Question 33
Before overtaking a large vehicle you should keep well back. Why is this ?
To offer other drivers a safe gap if they want to overtake you.
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To leave a gap incase the vehicle stops and rolls back.
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To get the best view of the road ahead.
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To give acceleration space to overtake quickly on blind bends.
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Question 34
When leaving your car to help keep it secure you should ?
Lock it and remove the key
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Park in a residential area
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Leave the hazard warning lights on
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Park on a one way street
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Question 35
signs3 Fastrak Theory Test QuizWhat does this sign mean?
Bend to the right
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No right turn
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No traffic from the right
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Road on the right closed
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Question 36
You may remove your seat belt when carrying out a manoeuvre that involves:
A hill start
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Reversing
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Driving slowly
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An emergency stop
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Question 37
What is the safest way to use a mobile phone in your vehicle?
Find a suitable place to stop
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Use hands free equipment
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Drive slowly on a quiet road
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Direct your call through the operator
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Question 38
Once you have passed your Theory and Practical Driving Tests, your licence is usually valid until you reach the age of?
80
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60
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70
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50
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Question 39
Aroof rack fitted to your car will ?
Improve the road handling
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Make your car go faster
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Increase fuel consumption
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Reduce fuel consumption
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Question 40
Any load that is carried on a roof rack MUST be?
Covered with plastic sheeting
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As light as possible
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Securely fastened when driving
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Carried only when strictly necessary
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Question 41
The national speed limit for cars on a single carriageway is:
70 mph
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40 mph
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50 mph
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60 mph
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Question 42
You are approaching traffic lights that have been on green for some time. You should?
Accelerate hard
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Be ready to stop
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Maintain your speed
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Brake hard
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Question 43
If you park on the left-hand kerb facing downhill, how should you leave the front wheels?
Parallel to the kerb
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Turned to the left (into the kerb)
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On the pavement
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Turned to the right (away from the kerb)
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Question 44
You are approaching a red traffic light. The signal will change from red to:
Amber, then green
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Red and amber, then green
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Green, then amber
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Green and amber, then green
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Question 45
You see a vehicle coming towards you on a single track road. You should:
Stop at a passing place
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Do an emergency stop
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Put on your hazard warning lights
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Go back to the main road
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Question 46
You are travelling at night. You are dazzled by headlights coming towards you. What should you do?
Close your eyes for a few seconds
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Pull down your sun visor
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Put your hands over your eyes
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Slow down or stop
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Question 47
You have broken down on a motorway. To find the nearest emergency telephone you should always walk:
In the direction of the nearest exit
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In the direction shown on the marker posts
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Facing oncoming traffic
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With the traffic flow
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Question 48
Your tyre bursts while you are driving. Which TWO things should you do ?
Brake as quickly as possible
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Hold the steering wheel firmly to keep control
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Pull up slowly at the side of the road
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Continue on at a normal speed
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Pull on the handbrake
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Question 49
Why is passing a lorry more risky than passing a car?
Lorries may suddenly pull up
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Lorries are longer than cars
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The brakes of lorries are not as good
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Lorries climb hills more slowly
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Question 50
When you approach a bus signalling to move off from a bus stop, you should:
Signal left and wave the bus on
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Allow it to pull away, if it is safe to do so
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Get past before it moves
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Flash your headlights as you approach
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Question 51
The fluid level in your battery is low. What should you top it up with ?
Battery acid
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Distilled water
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Engine oil
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Engine coolant
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Question 52
How does alcohol affect you ?
It speeds up your reactions
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It improves your co-ordination
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It reduces your concentration
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It increases your awareness
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Question 53
You forget to switch off the rear fog lights when the fog has cleared. This May Mark THREE answers
Cause brake lights to be less clear
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Seriously affect engine power
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Reduce battery life
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Be breaking the law
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Dazzle other road users
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Question 54
You notice horse riders in front. What should you do?
Signal right
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Accelerate around them
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Pull out to the middle of the road
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Be prepared to slow down
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Question 55
You are on a road that has no traffic signs. There are street lights. What is the speed limit?
30 mph
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20 mph
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60 mph
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40 mph
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Question 56
You are travelling on a well lit road at night in a built up area. By using dipped headlights you will be able to:
Be easily seen by others
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Go at a much faster speed
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See further along the road
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Switch to main beam quickly
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Question 57
You have just been overtaken by a motorcyclist who has cut in sharply . You should:
Flash your lights
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Sound your horn
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Brake firmly
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Keep a safe gap
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Question 58
When following a large vehicle you should keep well back because:
It allows the driver to see you in the mirrors
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It helps you to keep out of the wind
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It helps the large vehicle to stop more easily
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It allows you to corner more quickly
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Question 59
What type of emergency vehicle is fitted with a green flashing beacon?
Fire engine
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Road gritter
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Ambulance
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Doctor's car
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Question 60
You are on a road which has speed humps. A driver in front is travelling slower than you. You should?
Flash your headlights
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Slow down and stay behind
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Overtake as soon as you can
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Sound your horn
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