Mock Test #5 – Get Your Driving Licence

Mock Test #5 - Get Your Driving Licence

#1: You are the first to arrive at the scene of a crash. There are uninjured people and the area is safe. What should you do?

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If there are uninjured people, move them away from the vehicles to safety. On a motorway this should, if possible, be well away from the traffic, the hard shoulder and the central reservation.

Highway code rule: 283.

#2: If you miss your exit when trying to leave a motorway, you should:

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If you have missed your exit, or have taken the wrong route, carry on to the next exit. Never reverse, cross the central reservation, or drive against the traffic flow.

Highway code rule: 263.

#3: Which sign tells you that you should watch for pedestrians walking along the road?

 
 
 
 
Where pedestrians frequently use a road without proper footways, this sign is used to warn drivers of the likely presence of pedestrians in the carriageway.

#4: Which instrument panel warning light shows that headlights are on dipped beams?

 
 
 
 
Make sure that you understand the meaning of all warning displays on the vehicle instrument panel. The side view of a headlight with a series of downward pointing lines indicate dipped beams.

#5: You may drive with front fog lights switched on:

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You MUST use headlights when visibility is seriously reduced, generally when you cannot see for more than 100 metres (328 feet). You may also use front or rear fog lights but you MUST switch them off when visibility improves.

Highway code rules: 226, 236.

#6: There are two sets of traffic signals at a junction. Secondary signals are working. Primary signals are out of order. What should you do?

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If the primary signal is not working, you must obey the secondary signal as if it were the primary signal.

Highway code rule: 176.

#7: You are towing a small caravan on a dual carriageway. Unless otherwise posted, you must not exceed:

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This is a National Speed Limit sign. National speed limits for cars towing caravans or trailers are: 30 mph (48 km/h) in built-up areas, 50 mph (80 km/h) on single carriageways, and 60 mph (96 km/h) on dual carriageways and motorways.

Highway code rules: 124, 125.

#8: You are going to a party and know you must drive the next morning. What precaution should you take?

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The best solution is not to drink at all when planning to drive because any amount of alcohol affects your ability to drive safely.

Highway code rule: 95.

#9: Car skids are mainly caused by

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Skidding is usually caused by the driver braking, accelerating or steering too harshly or driving too fast for the road conditions. A road that is normally safe can become dangerous when it is slippery. Slow down to a speed at which you can control the car.

Highway code rule: 119.

#10: You are driving on a one-way street. You should expect other vehicles to overtake you:

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Traffic could pass on either side.

Highway code rule: 143.

#11: If you want to stop after a side road, you should:

Do not confuse other drivers by signalling too early. If, for instance, you want to stop or turn after a side road, do not signal until you are passing the road. If you signal earlier it may give the impression that you intend to turn into the road

Highway code rule: 103.

#12: How far from a broken-down vehicle should you place a warning triangle?

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Place a warning triangle on the road at least 45 metres (147 feet) behind your broken-down vehicle on the same side of the road.

Take great care when placing or retrieving them. Never use them on motorways.

Highway code rules: 274, 275.

#13: You may use your horn in the following situations, except:

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Use your horn only while your vehicle is moving and it is necessary to warn other road users of your presence.

Highway code rule: 112.

#14: If you transport a child 11 year old child under 1.35 metres (4 feet 5 inches) in height, you must make sure that:

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Correct child restraint must be used where seat belts fitted.

Highway code rule: 101.

#15: When the traffic lights change to green at this junction the red car should:

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Allow cyclists time and space to move off when the green signal shows.

Highway code rule: 178.

#16: You are driving the children of a good friend. The children are under 14 years old. Who is responsible for making sure that they wear seat belts?

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A child over 1.35 metres in height or 12 or 13 years must wear a seat belt. The driver is responsible for making sure they wear their seat belts.

Highway code rules: 99, 100.

#17: The reflective studs between the lanes on a motorway are what colour?

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White studs mark the lanes or the middle of the road.

Highway code rule: 132.

#18: If you develop a condition that might affect your ability to drive safely, you must:

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You must report to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) any health condition likely to affect your driving.

Highway code rules: 90, 96.

#19: What is the main hazard the driver of the red car (arrowed) should be aware of?

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A stationary bus at a bus stop may suddenly move off. It can also hide pedestrians just in front of it

Highway code rule: 223.

#20: What could help you maintain speed when driving up steep hills?

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Your engine will need more power going up the hill. To maintain speed, you should select a lower gear when approaching a steep hill.

Highway code rule: 139.

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Preparing for Your Driving Licence Exam

Are you studying for your driving licence? Do you want to pass the DVSA written theory test as quickly as possible? Then you should use our mock tests. We have more than 1 000 driving licence questions waiting for you, pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses.

This mock test has 20 multiple-choice questions. Pick the most complete and correct answer for each question. All answers are from the U.K. Highway Code and official DVSA publications.

Spread Your Driving Licence Practice Over Time

Challenge yourself to get all questions right, but don’t take test after test just to get a higher score.

You need to truly understand answers and the information given in the Highway Code. Reflection is an important part of the learning process.

Mock tests are much more effective if coupled with reflection and/or discussions with peers, parents, or instructors. Take a break after a handful of tests, let the information sink over a day or two. Think about what you have just learned. Look for examples in real life. It will help you learn better.

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