Mock Test #7 – Prepare for the Final Exam

Mock Test #7 - Prepare for the Final Exam

#1: In front of you is a powered wheelchair driven by a disabled person. You should expect the vehicle to have a maximum speed of:

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These small vehicles travel at a maximum speed of 8 mph (12 km/h).

Highway code rule: 220.

#2: When is it dangerous to overtake another vehicle?

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DO NOT overtake when approaching a school crossing patrol.

Highway code rules: 165, 166, 167.

#3: The use of hand-held phones while driving is prohibited. A hands-free system:

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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.

#4: While driving, this warning light on your dashboard comes on. What does it mean?

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Make sure that you understand the meaning of all warning displays on the vehicle instrument panel. An exclamation mark in a circle could indicate that there is a fault within the braking system.

#5: A delivery van enters the road and cuts in close in front of you. In this situation, you should

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If someone overtakes and pulls into the gap in front of you, it is best to adjust speed and drop back, maintaining a safe gap to the vehicle in front. Speeding up or driving unpredictably is dangerous. Never sound your horn aggressively and unless there is a danger.

Highway code rule: 168.

#6: A long vehicle is preparing a left turn ahead. The driver

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Remember, large vehicles need extra room. Long vehicles may have to use the whole width of the road to make a turn.

Highway code rules: 170, 221.

#7: When you approach a traffic signal displaying a steady amber light, you must:

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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.

#8: You approach a school crossing patrol officer giving this signal. What does it mean?

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This signal is a barrier to stop pedestrians crossing. You may go ahead.

You must obey signals given by police officers, traffic officers, traffic wardens, and signs used by school crossing patrols.

You can download the pdf version of Signals by Authorised Persons here.

Highway code rule: 105.

#9: Which of the following is the best advice to give to a driver who has had alcoholic drinks at a party?

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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. If you are going to drink, arrange another means of transport.

Highway code rule: 95.

#10: When you enter a tunnel and the traffic is flowing normally, you should:

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A tunnel means limited visibility. Before entering a tunnel, switch on your dipped headlights. This will allow you to see and be seen.

Make sure you look out for variable message signs. Follow the instructions given by the signs or by tunnel officials. Accidents in tunnels can lead to serious casualties.

It is also a good idea to tune in your radio to the local frequency shown.

Highway code rule: 226.

#11: This sign means:

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Quayside or river bank.

#12: What does this sign mean?

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A Give Way sign is a downward pointing triangle. It is red and white with black letters. Slow down as you approach this sign. Look to the left and the right. Give way to traffic on the main road.

#13: You cannot see clearly behind when reversing. What is your best course of action?

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Get someone to guide you if you cannot see clearly.

Highway code rule: 202.

#14: When using the emergency telephone on a motorway you should:

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Always face the traffic when you speak on the phone. Be prepared to state:
  • Nature of problem
  • Your name
  • Vehicle details
  • If applicable, membership number of motoring organisation.


Highway code rule: 275.

#15: You are following a large lorry on a wet road. Spray makes it difficult to see ahead. What should you do to see well?

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Your ability to see and to plan ahead will be improved if you pull back to increase your separation distance. Keeping well back also allows the driver of the lorry to see you in his mirrors.

Highway code rule: 222.

#16: You approach a cyclist at a junction. The cyclist signals a turn. You should:

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Give cyclists time and space. Overtake only when it is safe

Highway code rules: 182, 212.

#17: Which of the following is more likely to make you sleepy when driving?

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The monotony of driving on a motorway can make you feel sleepy. To minimise the risk, plan for regular rest stops.

Highway code rules: 91, 262.

#18: After passing a ford with water, you should always:

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Going through water will affect your brakes. You should dry them by applying light brake pressure at low speed. Proceed at normal speeds when you are sure your brakes are working properly.

A Try your brakes sign is often installed on the exit side of a ford.

#19: When reversing your car:

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Use all your mirrors, but look mainly through the rear window. Do not depend on your rear-view or side mirrors, as you cannot see directly behind your vehicle.

Highway code rule: 202.

#20: You are driving at night on an unlit road behind another vehicle. You should

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You must dip your lights when they could dazzle or cause discomfort to a driver ahead.

Highway code rules: 113, 114.

#21: When you approach this sign you should:

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Quiet Lanes are places where people could be using the whole of the road for a range of activities such as children playing or for a community event. You should drive slowly and carefully and be prepared to stop to allow people extra time to make space for you to pass them in safety.

Highway code rule: 218.

#22: What does this sign mean?

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The pass either side sign is used on traffic islands, usually situated in one-way roads. Drivers may pass either side of the sign to reach the same destination immediately beyond.

#23: You are towing a small trailer on a three-lane motorway where all lanes are open. Which of the following rules must you follow?

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The right-hand lane of a motorway with three or more lanes MUST NOT be used if you are driving any vehicle drawing a trailer.

Highway code rule: 265.

#24: At a collision you suspect a casualty has back injuries. In general, you should do all of the following, except:

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DO NOT move casualties unless there is the threat of further danger. It can make injuries worse.

Highway code rule: 283.

#25: You are in the right-hand lane on a motorway. You see these overhead signs. You should:

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Change lane and reduce speed to no more than 50 mph.

Amber flashing lights may indicate a temporary maximum speed limit, lanes that are closed or a message such as Fog.

Highway code rule: 257.

#26: If you need to use arm signals, how would you signal a left turn?

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For a left turn, extend the right hand at shoulder level, palm facing forward, and rotate it in an anti-clockwise direction.

Use an arm signal to emphasise or reinforce your signal lights if necessary.

Highway code rule: 103.

#27: This sign means:

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Horse-drawn vehicles likely to be in the road.

#28: You arrive at the scene of an incident. It has just happened and someone is unconscious. Which should be given urgent priority?

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Remember the letters D R A B C.

If the person is not talking and the airway may be blocked, then place one hand under the chin and lift the chin up and forward. If they are still having difficulty with breathing then gently tilt the head back. Once the airway is open check breathing for up to 10 seconds.

Highway code rule: 283.

#29: You are in the right-hand lane at traffic lights. You are waiting to turn right. At which of these traffic lights may you move on?

 
 
 
 
You may proceed in the direction of the green arrow when it, or the full green light shows. Give other traffic, especially cyclists, time and room to move into the correct lane.

Highway code rule: 177.

#30: When you are stationary you must NOT use your horn:

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You must not use your horn when stationary, except when another road user poses a danger.

Highway code rule: 112.

#31: On a road with several lanes you see these overhead signs. What do they mean?

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A red cross above your lane means that there is an obstruction ahead. Move into one of the lanes showing a green arrow. If all lanes are showing a red cross, you must stop.

Highway code rule: 258.

#32: If you have to stop in a tunnel, what distance should you keep from the vehicle in front?

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If you have to stop in a tunnel, leave at least a 5-metre gap between you and the vehicle in front.

Highway code rule: 126.

#33: When joining a motorway:

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When you join the motorway you will normally approach it from a road on the left (a slip road) or from an adjoining motorway. You should give priority to traffic already on the motorway. Do not force yourself into traffic.

Highway code rule: 259.

#34: You intend to turn left at a junction ahead. Just before turning it is important to:

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Watch out for traffic coming up on your left before you make the turn, especially if driving a large vehicle. Cyclists, motorcyclists and other road users in particular may be hidden from your view.

Highway code rule: 182.

#35: A box junction will have what painted on the road?

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Box junctions have criss-cross yellow lines painted on the road.

Highway code rule: 174.

#36: Anti-lock brakes are particularly useful when you are:

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Anti-lock brakes are designed to help drivers maintain some steering ability and avoid skidding while braking. In an emergency you must brake immediately without locking your wheels.

Highway code rule: 120.

#37: You are upset over another driver’s behaviour on the road. The best advice is to:

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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.

Pull over, calm down and, when you feel relaxed, continue your journey.

Highway code rule: 147.

#38: When is it a good idea to use hazard warning lights on a motorway?

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Hazard warning lights may be used when your vehicle is stationary and temporarily obstructing traffic. You may also use them when you are on a motorway or unrestricted dual carriageway and you need to warn drivers behind you of a hazard or obstruction ahead.

Highway code rule: 116.

#39: What is the maximum speed for cars and motorcycles on a single carriageway road?

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National speed limits for cars and motorcycles are: 30 mph (48 km/h) in built-up areas, 60 mph (96 km/h) on single carriageways, and 70 mph (112 km/h) on dual carriageways and motorways.

Highway code rules: 124, 125.

#40: When must you stop on a motorway?

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You MUST NOT stop except in an emergency, when told to do so by the police or HA traffic officers, or when red lights on the overhead signals flash above all lanes.

Highway code rule: 270.

#41: You approach a pelican crossing. The lights change to green. An elderly person is still in the crossing, halfway across. You should:

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Allow pedestrians plenty of time to cross and do not harass them by revving your engine or edging forward.

Highway code rules: 194, 198, 207.

#42: If you arrive at the scene of a motorcycle crash where the rider is lying unconscious in the road, you must always:

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Get help. Proper medical assistance is essential. Try to get the assistance of bystanders. Get someone to call the appropriate emergency services on 999 or 112 as soon as possible.

DO NOT remove a motorcyclist's helmet unless it is essential.

Highway code rule: 283.

#43: Using a mobile phone while driving is:

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Using hands-free equipment is allowed, but likely to distract your attention from the road.

You MUST NOT use a hand-held mobile phone, or similar device, when driving or when supervising a learner driver, except to call 999 or 112 in a genuine emergency when it is unsafe or impractical to stop.

Highway code rule: 149.

#44: You are travelling along a motorway. Which sign tells you that the right-hand lane is closed ahead?

 
 
 
 
Lane ahead closed. Amber flashing lights may indicate a temporary maximum speed limit, lanes that are closed or a message such as Fog.

Highway code rule: 257.

#45: At the scene of a traffic accident you should do the following, except:

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Further collisions and fire are the main dangers following a crash. Approach any vehicle involved with care. Switch off all engines and, if possible, warn other traffic. Stop anyone from smoking. Get help. Proper medical assistance is essential. DO NOT give injured people anything to eat or drink.

Highway code rule: 283.

#46: Unless road signs or markings indicate otherwise, which vehicle is the best position for a right turn?

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Unless road signs or markings indicate otherwise, you should use
  • the left-hand lane when going left
  • the right-hand lane when going right
  • the most appropriate lane when going straight ahead.


Highway code rule: 143.

#47: When you wish to pull a caravan or a trailer with a heavy load which is mostly important to check?

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You must not overload your vehicle or trailer. You should not tow a weight greater than that recommended by the manufacturer of your vehicle.

Highway code rule: 98.

#48: Which of the following is a hazard warning line?

   
 
 
 
Where forward visibility is restricted or on the approach to some other hazard, the centre line marking lengthens and the gaps shorten. It means that there is a hazard ahead

Highway code rule: 127.

#49: You can use the engine of your vehicle to control your speed. How do you do this?

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Select a lower gear before you reach a long downhill slope. This will help to control your speed.

Highway code rule: 160.

#50: At junctions you should look particularly for motorcyclists and cyclists. Why is this?

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A motorcycle or bicycle 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.

Highway code rules: 170, 211.

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Prepare Effectively for the Final Exam

This 7th mock tests, is a full test with 50 exam questions and answers. The purpose is to prepare you for the final exam.

Most test takers get stressed before their final exam. This often results in bad performance.

Mock tests can limit that stress. Passing a full mock test will boost your confidence. Even if exam questions aren’t always identical, you can expect all of them to be very similar.

Remember, you shouldn’t just memorise questions and answers. Do research. Check facts in the Highway Code. Try to get acquainted with the basic strategies of reasoning, either verbal or non-verbal.

Start practising well ahead of the final exam and study daily. Mastering the Highway Code doesn’t happen overnight.

How Likely are You to Fail the Examination?

Here are some data for you (2015):

  • About 1.5m tests are taken every year
  • More than half of all test takers fail
  • Pass rate of the driving test in the UK is about 46%
  • 110 is the highest number of times a person has failed the theory test
  • 36 is the highest number of times the practical test has been failed

So, how can you improve your chances?

Mock tests are a proven way of learning quicker and also passing the car theory test.

It is also important for you to understand hazard perception since it is a part of the examination. The first step in recognising a hazard is to understand which situations that are more hazardous than others. Such situations are mentioned in the U.K. Highway Code and they are used in the hazard perception test.

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