Driving Test Theory Questions (UK) / Motorways And Roads (Questions Submitted By Yoda, Gary, Chris, Mike, Michelle)
  Question Answer
001

A driver has had a few alcoholic drinks, what advice should you give them?
A=Take extra care when driving home, B= Do not drive home, C=Drink some coffee before driving, D=Take a short sleep before driving

B
002 Coasting your vehicle whilst driving will..
A=Increase the control you have. B=Decrease the control you have, C=Make the car use more fuel, D=Reduce the vehicle's braking distance
B
003

Driving towards a zebra crossing you see an elderly woman waiting to cross. What should you do?
A= Speed Up, B= Be Prepared To Stop, C= Beep Your Horn To Acknowledge Her, D= Flash Your Headlights

B
004

Which type of crossing can detect when people are on them?
A= Puffin, B= Toucan, C=Zebra, D=Pelican

A
005

When travelling on ice braking distances can be
A= 03 Times Longer, B= 10 Times Longer, C= 20 Times Longer, D= 50 Times Longer

B
006

To help prevent your vehicle's radio from being stolen you can
A= Park in a quiet area, B= Park in a busy area, C= Install a security coded radio, D= Install a cheap, no frills radio

C
007

At which type of pedestrian crossing are cyclists allowed to ride across?
A= Zebra, B= Pelican, C= Puffin, D= Toucan

D
008

A strong cross wind is least likely to affect which of these vehicles?
A= Cyclists, B= Cars, C= High Side Vehicles, D= Motorcycles

B
009

When are passengers allowed to ride in a caravan that is being towed?
A= When They Are 18+, B= Never, C= When On Minor Roads, D= In The Summer

B
010

What is the national speed limit for cars in the left-hand lane of a three-lane motorway?
A= 50 Mph, B= 60 Mph, C= 70 Mph, D= 80 Mph

C
011

When travelling in very heavy rain your overall stopping distance is likely to be
A= The same as normal, B= Trebled, C=Doubled, D= Quadrupled

C
012

You Should Never Reverse
A= On a main road, B= At night, C= For longer than necessary, D= Into a side road

C
013

After how many years does a car first need a MOT certificate?
A= One Year, B= Two Years, C= Three Years, D= Five Years

C
014

The age group most likely to be involved in a road accident is
A= 17-25, B= 30-45, C= 46-55, D= The 65 And Over's

A
015

A pedestrian with a white stick and red band is
A= Over 65 years old, B= Deaf and dumb, C= Deaf and blind, D= Colour Blind

C
016

When travelling at 60mph on a dry road the shortest overall stopping distance is what?
A= 55 Metres (180 Feet), B= 73 Metres (239 Feet), C= 83 Metres (272 Feet), D= 95 Metres (311 Feet)

B
017

When correcting a rear-wheel skid you should
A= Steer Into It, B= Brake Sharply, C= Steer Away From It, D= Roll With It

A
018

There is a vehicle in your rear view mirror with a green flashing light. What is it?
A= Police Car, B= Ambulance C= Fire Engine, D= Doctors Emergency Vehicle

D
019

What Colour Is The Diesel Pump At A Filling Station In The UK
A=Red, B= Green, C= Blue, D= Black

D
020

Where On A Car Would A Catalytic Converter Be Located?
A= Gearbox, B= Exhaust C= Brakes, D= Cooling System

B
021 What Is The Legal Minimum Tread Depth Of A Car Tyre In The UK
A= 1.0 mm, B= 1.6 mm , C= 1.8 mm, D= 2.0mm
B
022

The national speed limit for cars and motorcycles on a single carriageway road is
A= 40 Mph, B= 50 Mph, C= 60 Mph, D= 70 Mph

C
023

What is the correct sequence for traffic lights at junctions in the UK?
A= Red & Amber, Green, Red, B= Green, Amber, Red, C= Red, Red & Amber, Green, Amber, D= Red, Amber, Green, Amber

C
024

In Which Year Was The Highway Code First Published
A= 1931, B= 1949, C= 1956, D= 1969

A
025

On British Roads Signs Giving Orders Are Usually
A= Triangular, B= Square, C= Circular, D= Hexagonal

C
026 In Which Was The Compulsory Driving Test Introduced In Great Britain
A= 1930, B= 1935, C= 1940, D= 1945
B
027

At the scene of an accident you have to treat someone for shock. What should you do?
A= Sing to them, B= Try and cool them down, C= Keep reassuring them until qualified help arrives, D= Give them liquids to drink

C
028

Which of the following is NOT allowed to travel in the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway?
A= Vehicles towing a trailors, B= An estate car, C= A motorcycle, D= A mini bus

A
029

You can use the engine of your vehicle as a brake by
A= By selecting fifth gear, B= By selecting a lower gear, C= By turning the engine off, D= By travelling with the clutch pressed down

B
030

If you start to feel tired whilst driving you should
A= Increase your speed to reduce your journey time, B= Decrease your speed, C= Stop at a safe place and rest , D= Listen to some loud music

C
031

When should you use front fog lights?
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

B
032 When travelling on ice braking distances can be
A= Twice as great than normal, B= Seven times greater than normal, C= Eight Times greater than normal , D= Ten times greater than normal
D
033

A provisional licence holder must not drive a motor car
A= At night B= On a dual carriageway C= Alone, D= With passengers

C
034

You turn into a side road. Pedestrians have started to cross the road. You should
A= Give way to them, B= Flash your lights and wave them across, C= Drive around them, D= Proceed regardless

A
035

Travelling on a wet motorway with road spray you should
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

D
036

Why, on a windy day, should you allow extra room when overtaking a motor cyclist?
A=They may be blown into your path, B= They may be forced to stop suddenly, C= You have less control, D= You'll be travelling faster than normal

A
037 The right hand lane on a three-lane motorway is used for
A= Crusing at high speeds, B= Overtaking, C= Crusing at low speeds, D= High-sided vehicles
B
038

What Does Tailgating Mean?
A= Driving Too Fast, B= Driving Too Slow, C= Driving With The Clutch Down, D= Driving Too Close To The Vehicle In Front

D
039

On motorways the cats eyes between the acceleration lane and the main carriageway are
A= Red, B= Amber, C= Green, D= White

C
040

If your ignition warning light comes on whilst driving it is most likely an indication that
A= Your Battery Is Flat, B= A Spark Plug Has Failed, C= Faulty Fan Belt Or Alternator, D= You Are Low On Fuel

C
041

The Highway Code is issued with the authority of
A= The Driving Standards Agency, B= The Department Of Transport, C= Parliament, D= British School Of Motoring

C
042

At a ‘Box junction’ you may always enter if
A= You are Turning Right, B= The Traffic Lights Are On Green, C= You're exit Is clear and it's Safe to do so , D= You Are Registered Disabled

C
043

You must not use your horn between the hours off
A= Midnight & 6.00am, B= 11.30pm and 7.00am, C= 11.30pm and 7.30am, D=10.00pm and 07.00 am

B
044

When travelling at 60 mph you are about 2 seconds behind the vehicle in front, is this
A= Too Close, B= Just Right, C= Too Far

B
045

Continuous double white lines along the centre of the road means
A= do not cross the lines, B= No Overtaking, C= No Turning Right, D= Beware Of Cyclists

C
046

The best time to check tyre pressure is when the tyres are
A= Hot, B=Cold, C= Jacked up Off The Road, D= Wet

B
047

The colour of Diversion signs is usually
A= Blue, B= Yellow, C= Green, D= Red

B
048

When waiting at red traffic lights you should normally
A= put the handbrake on & wait in first gear, B= put the handbrake on & select neutral, C= wait in first gear with the clutch down & the footbrake on

B
049

Alternating flashing red lights at a level crossing mean
A= Stop, B= Proceed If It's Safe, C= Go, D= Theres A Fault

B
050

On traffic lights a steady amber light is followed by
A= Green, B= Red, C= Amber & Red, D= Amber

B
051

The meaning of double yellow lines along the side of the road
A= No Loading Or Unloading, B= no waiting except when loading or unloading, C= No Waiting, D= No Parking At Anytime

B
052

If your oil filters are badly blocked you will get
A= Smoke From The Exhaust, B= Increased Wear In The Engine, C= Loss Of Power, D= Frequent Stalls

B
053

When driving at night in a built up area you should use
A= Dipped Headlights, B= Side Lights, C= Main Beam, D= Put On Your Hazzard Lights

A
054

You must not drive if the proportion of alcohol in each 100 millilitres of breath exceeds
A= 35 micrograms, B= 80 micrograms, C= 107 micrograms, D= 150 micrograms

A
055

Rectangular Road signs generally give
A= Information, B= Warnings, C= Orders, D= Directions

C
056

The cause of aquaplaning is
A= Tyre Pressure Too High, B= Breaking Too Hard In Wet Conditions, C= Too Much Surface Water, D= Bald Tyres

B
057

On a motorway a flashing red light over your lane means
A= Go No Further In This Lane, B= Reduce Speed To 40Mph, C= Delays Ahead, D= Turn On Fog Lights

B
058

On a primary road the signs indicating a motorway ahead would be coloured
A= White, B= Green, C= Blue, D= Yellow

B
059

At roundabouts the emphasis should be on
A= the speed at which you move off, B= the timing of moving off, C= ensuring it is clear all round, D= Getting Round First

A
060

The choke on a car is for
A= Decreasing the flow of fuel to the engine, B= Increasing the flow of fuel to the engine, C= Giving the car more power, D= Shutting Up The Wife

B
061

To find out how many feet you are covering per second you should multiply the miles per hour by
A= one and a half, B= Two, C= Two and a half, D= Three

C
062

When you park facing uphill you should leave the gear in
A= First, B= Neutral, C= Reverse, D= It Doesnt Matter

A
063

An orange badge displayed in the front windscreen means
A= The Vehicle Is Permitted To Park On Double Yellow Lines, B= Disabled Driver, C= Vehicle Is Connected To Fire Service, D= Doctor

B
064

A Motorcycle Is Not Allowed On A Motorway If It Has An Engine Size Smaller Than
A= 50cc, B= 125cc, C= 150cc, D= 250cc

A
065

At 70 mph the overall stopping distance is
A= 180 feet (54 metres), B= 240 feet (73 metres), C= 315 feet (96 metres), D= 400 feet (122 Metres)

C
066

When you stop at a red traffic light in an automatic car you should
A= select neutral and apply the handbrake, B= apply the handbrake and select neutral, C= apply the footbrake and select drive

B
067

When you brake and turn the steering wheel at the same time you could cause
A= A Rear Wheel Skid, B= A Front Wheel Skid, C= The Engine To Stall, D= A U Turn

A
068

You will be automatically disqualified if you accumulate
A= 10 Points, B= 12 Points, C= 15 Points, D= 20 Points

B
069

How many miles are there in one kilometre? (approximately)
A= half a mile, B= five eights of a mile, C= three quarters of a mile, D= One and a half Miles

B
070

When you park facing downhill on a steep hill on the near side of the road you should leave your front wheels
A= parallel to the kerb, B= turned away from the kerb, C= turned towards the kerb

C
071

A single solid yellow line along the edge of the road means
A= no parking at any time, B= no waiting between 7am and 7pm on four or more days of the week, C= No loading or unloading

B
072

You can reduce the risk of skidding on an icy road by doing what
A= Using Highest Possible Gear, B= Using Lowest Possible Gear, C= Spraying Anti-Freeze On The Tyres

A
073

The part of a vehicle most recently added to the MOT is
A= Tyres, B= Windscreen, C= Lights, D= Alarm System

B
074

The right hand lane on a three lane motorway is for
A= maintaining a constant high speed, B= Overtaking Only, C= Lorries, D= Emergency Vehicles

A
075

The maximum fine for causing death by dangerous driving is
A= £50,000, B= £100,000, C= £250,000, D= Unlimited

D
076 You Should Not Ride Too Closely Behind A Lorry Because
A= It Annoys The Lorry Driver, B= Wind From Lorry Slows You Down, C= You'lll Inhale The Lorry's Exhaust Fumes, D= It Reduces Your View Ahead
D
077 How Should A Driver Overtake Horse Riders
A= Drive Slowly And Leave Plenty Of Room, B= Speed Up But Give Plenty Of Room, C= Use Your Horn, D= Drive Close An Overtake As Son As Possible
A
078 When Turning Your Car In The Road You Should
A= Use A Driveway If Possible, B= Check All Round For Other Road Users, C= Overhang The Kerb, D= Keep Your Hand On The Handbrake Throughout
B
079 You Have A Side Car FittedTo Your Motorbike (What Effect Will It Have)
A= Reduces Stability, B= Makes Steering Lighter, C= Increases Amount Of Petrol Used, D= Increases Stopping Distances
D
080 When Motorists Flash Their Headlights At You It Means
A= They Are Warning You Of Their Presence, B= To Give You Right Of Way, C= To Attract Your Attention, D= To Make Slower Drivers Move Over
A
081 Why Is Coasting A Bad Idea
A= There Is No Engine Breaking, B= It Causes The Car To Skid, C= It Can Stall The Engine, D= The Engine Runs Faster
A
082 Hazzard Warning Lights Should Be Used When
A= Faulty Or Moving Slowly, B= Broken Down Or Causing An Obstruction, C= Being Towed, D= Reversing Into A Side Road
B
083 What Would Reduce The Risk Of A Neck Injury In A Vehicle Collison
A= An Air Sprung Seat, B= Anti Lock Brakes, C= A Properly Adjusted Head Restraint, D= Drivers Airbag
C
084 When Are You Allowed To Driive If Your Break Lights Are Faulty
A= In An Emergency, B= When Going For An MOT, C= During The Day, D= At NO Time
D
085 When Passing Animals You Should Not
A= Use Your Direction Indicators, B= Change Down To A Lower Gear, C= Rev Engine Or Sound Horn, D= Have Any Lights On
C
086 You MUST Obey Signs Giving Orders These Are Usually
A= Green Triangles, B= Red Triangles, C= Blue Rectangles, D= Red Circles
C
087

You Are Approaching A Road With A Surface Of Loose Chippings, What Should You Do
A= Slow Down, B= Speed Up, C= Speed Up, D= Stop

A
088 You See A Vehicle Coming Towards You On A Single Track Road , You Should
A= Stop At A Passing Place, B= Reverse Back Into The Main Road, C= Do An Emergency Stop, D= Put On Your Hazzard Lights
A
089 When Riding Along You Should Never
A= Look Over Your Left Shoulder, , B= Ride With One Hand On The Wheel, C= Look Down At The Front Wheel, D= Brake Using The Front Brake Only

C

090 How Can You Best Control Your Vehicle When Driving In Snow
A= Drive Slowly In As High Gear As Possible, B= Stay In A Low Gear & Grip Steering Wheel, C= Drive In First Gear, D= Rev Engine & Slip The Clutch
A
091 Which Of The Following Can Travel On A Motorway
A= Learner Drivers, B= Farm Tractors, C= Cyclists, D= Vans
D
092 You Are Driving A Car On A Motorway, Unless Signs Show Otherwise You Must NOT Exceed
A= 50Mph, B= 60Mph, C= 60Mph, D=70Mph
D
093 On A Three Lane Motorway, Which Lane Should You Use For Regular Driving
A= Either The Right Or Centre, B= Left, C= Centre, D=Right
B
094 On A Motorway You May Only Stop On The Hard Shoulder
A=To Pick Up Hitchhikers, B= If You Miss Your Exit, C= If You Feel Tired And Need To Rest, D= In An Emergency
D
095 What Colour Are The Reflective Studs Between A Motorway And A Slip Road
A= Amber, B= Green, C= White, D= Red
B
096 You Are Driving Along A Road With No Speed Limit Signs But There Are Streetlights, What Is The Speed Limit
A= 20Mph, B= 30Mph, C= 40Mph, D= 50Mph
B
097 You Meet An Obstruction On Your Side Of The Road, You Must
A= Drive On, It's Your Right Of Way, B= Give Way To Oncoming Traffic, C= Wave Oncoming Vehicles Through, D= Accelerate To Get Past The First
B
098 You Are Leaving Your Vehicle Parked On A Road, When May You Leave The Engine Running
A= If The Battery Is Flat, B= If There Is A Passenger In The Vehicle, C= Not On Any Occasion, D= If You Parked For Less Than 5 Minutes
C
099 At Which Of These Places Are You SOMETIMES Allowed To Park Your Vehicle
A= On ZigZag Lines Of A Zebra Crossing,, B= On A Clearway, C= On The Nearside Lane Of A Motorway, D= Where Theres A Single Broken Yellow Line
D
100 A Pelican Crossing Is Showing The Flahing Green Man But What Signal Do Drivers See
A= Red, B= Flashing Amber, C= Flashing Green, D= Red And Amber
B
101 What colour are the signs on British motoways Blue
102 What is the extra lane to the left of a motorway called The hard shoulder
103 How is gravelly Hill interchange more commonly known Spaghetti Junction
104 The M8 connects Glasgow With which other Scottish City Edinburgh
105 Which motorway runs from the m6 to colne? M65
106 Which Motorway runs between Leeds & London via Leicester M1
107 Excepting England, Which other Country of the UK has a M1 Motorway Northern Ireland
108 What Motorway runs past stansted Airport M11
109 What is the name of Manchesters ring road M60
110 The M69 Links Leicester With which Other City Coventry
111 Which motorway runs from Southampton to Portsmouth M27
112 There are 2 motorways that cross the severn Estuary The M4 is one what is the other M48
113 The M5 Starts in Birmingham But where does it end Exeter
114 What is the highest numbered motorway M 898
115 Which Scottish town is the most northerly on the British motorway network Perth
116 in which year was the very first stretch of motorway opened 1959
117 What Appears After Red On A Traffic Light Red & Amber
118 Which Animal Appears On The Beware Wild Animals Road Sign Deer
119 What Is The Tread Of A Tyre Supposed To Be To Be Conside Legal In The UK 1.6mm
120 What Animal Symbolises The Road Sign For A Zoo Elephant
121 What 2 Colours Are The National Speed Limit Signs On British Roads Black & White
122 What Colour Are The Tourist Signs On British Roads Brown
123 What Do The Initials "DVLA" Actually Stand For Driver And Vehicle Licencing Association
124 What Word Comes Next In The Following Sequence "Mirror, Signal, ............." Manouvere
125 With Regard To Driving Tests In Great Britain What Is The "HPT" Hazard Perception Test
126 What Is The Name Of The Motorway Encircles London M25
127 In What Country Will You Dind The Autobahn Germany
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