Mock Test #5 – Get Your Driving Licence

Mock Test #5 - Get Your Driving Licence

#1: If you approach traffic signal with a steady amber light, you should:

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An amber light means stop at the stop line. You may go on only if the amber appears after you have crossed the stop line or are so close to it that to pull up might cause an accident.

Highway code rules: 175, 176, 109.

#2: You are on a two-lane dual carriageway. For which of the following would you use the right-hand lane?

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On a two-lane dual carriageway you should stay in the left-hand lane. Use the right-hand lane for overtaking or turning right. After overtaking, move back to the left-hand lane when it is safe to do so.

Highway code rule: 137.

#3: When reversing your vehicle, you must:

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You MUST NOT reverse your vehicle further than necessary.

Highway code rule: 203.

#4: Which is the most important vehicle control to use when your vehicle is skidding?

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The steering wheel is most important vehicle control during a skid. When skidding occurs, remove the cause by releasing the brake pedal fully or easing off the accelerator, then use the steering wheel to recover.

Highway code rule: 119.

#5: In daylight, an approaching motorcyclist is using a dipped headlight. Why?

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A motorcycle or moped is more difficult to see than other vehicles. They are easily hidden in a vehicle's blind spot and can be easily overlooked in heavy traffic. Dipped headlights, even in good daylight, often make a motorcyclist more conspicuous.

Highway code rule: 86.

#6: You are following a learner driver who stalls at a junction. What is the best thing to do?

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Learners and inexperienced drivers may not be so skilful at anticipating and responding to events. Be particularly patient with learner drivers and young drivers.

Highway code rule: 217.

#7: 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.

#8: What should you do as you approach this overhead bridge?

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Remember, large vehicles need extra room. They may need to move to the middle of the road so that they can pass safely under the bridge. You should be ready to stop and wait.

Highway code rules: 166, 221.

#9: You plan to turn right from a main road into a side road. Just before turning you should:

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Use your mirrors to make sure you know the position and movement of traffic behind you. Give a right-turn signal. Take up a position just left of the middle of the road or in the space marked for traffic turning right. Just before turning check for traffic overtaking on your right. Do not forget your blind spot.

Highway code rule: 180.

#10: Which of the following are the most vulnerable road users?

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The most vulnerable road users are pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders.

Highway code rule: 204.

#11: There is a zebra crossing ahead and a person in a wheelchair is waiting to cross. What should you do?

As you approach a zebra crossing, look out for pedestrians waiting to cross and be ready to slow down or stop to let them cross. Do not wave or use your horn to invite pedestrians across - this could be dangerous if another vehicle is approaching.

Highway code rules: 195, 196.

#12: Signs have different colours and shapes for easy identification. Which of the following would be indicated by a triangular road sign?

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There are three basic types of traffic sign: regulatory signs that tell you what to do, warnings signs that warn, and information and direction signs. Each type has a different shape. Triangles are warning signs.

#13: What does this sign mean?

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Other danger ahead. The sign conveys no specific message on its own. It is always used together with a supplementary plate, describing the hazard.

#14: Your vehicle breaks down on a motorway. If you decide to use your mobile phone to call for help it is important to:

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Use an emergency phone in preference to a mobile phone. If you use a mobile telephone to contact the emergency services, be prepared to advise them of your location.

Highway code rule: 275.

#15: Using a mobile phone with hands-free equipment is likely to:

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Driving requires your full attention. Use of mobile phones, even with hands-free equipment, is likely to distract your attention from the road.

Highway code rule: 149.

#16: If you meet an aggressive driver or someone who behaves badly on the road, you should

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You should not allow yourself to become agitated or involved if someone is behaving badly on the road. This will only make the situation worse.

If needed, pull over, calm down and, when you feel relaxed, continue your journey.

Highway code rule: 147.

#17: If the driver ahead of you suddenly stops at a crossing to give way to pedestrians, you should:

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You MUST NOT overtake the moving vehicle nearest the crossing or the vehicle nearest the crossing which has stopped to give way to pedestrians.

Highway code rule: 191.

#18: Do NOT overtake a cyclist:

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Do not overtake just before you turn left and watch out for traffic coming up on your left before you make the turn.

Highway code rules: 182, 163, 167.

#19: Which sign prohibits all motor vehicles on the road?

 
 
 
 
The sign prohibits the use of a road by motor vehicles.

#20: On a long motorway journey boredom can cause you to feel sleepy. What is the best advice?

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If you feel at all sleepy, stop in a safe place. Take the next exit. Do not stop on the hard shoulder of a motorway.

Highway code rules: 91, 262.

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Preparing for Your Driving Licence Exam

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