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1. Objects or articles hanging from your interior mirror may

A. improve your view
B. Improve your driving
C. Distract your attention
D. Help your concentration

Explanation : they will distract your attention


2. What is the safest way to use a mobile phone in a car?

A. Use hands-free equipment
B. Find a suitable place to stop
C. Drive slowly on a quiet road
D. Direct your call thought the operator

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving will make you less concentrate on the road, it is a dangerous practice


3. When driving you are most likely to lose concentration if you

A. Use a mobile phone
B. Listen to radio broadcasting
C. Switch on the heated rear window
D. Look at the door mirrors

Explanation : remember to keep your eyes and mind on the road, while your hands on the steering wheel


4. You should ONLY use a mobile or cellular phone when:

A. Receiving a call
B. Suitably parked
C. Driving at less than 30 mph
D. Driving an automatic vehicle

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving is dangerous, since your attention is diverted away from the road


5. Why have red routes been introduced in major cities?

A. Raise the speed limit
B. help the traffic flow
C. Provide better parking
D. Allow lorries to load more freely.

Explanation : Traffic jams today are often caused by the volume of traffic.


6. You are driving along a narrow country road.When passing the cyclist you should drive

A. Slowly, sounding the horn as you pass
B. Quickly, leaving plenty of room
C. Slowly, leaving plenty of room
D. Quickly, sounding the horn as you pass

Explanation : cyclists are more vulnerable in the case. be patient, stay safe, and with courtesy


7. If your mobile phone rings while you are driving what should you do?

A. Stop immediately
B. Answer it immediately
C. Pull up in a suitable place.
D. Pull up at the nearest kerb

Explanation : If you need to use a mobile phone, make sure that you pull up in a safe and convenient place that does not obstruct other road users.


8. You should not use a mobile phone whilst driving

A. Until you are satisfied that no other traffic is near
B. Unless you are able to drive one handed
C. Because it might distract your attention from the road ahead
D. Because reception is poor when the engine is running

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving is dangerous. your attention should not be diverted away from the road


9. When turning your car in the road, you must:

A. Overhang the kerb
B. Use an available driveway
C. Check all around for other road users
D. Keep your hand on the handbrake

Explanation : look out for other road users when turning, especially pedestrians


10. What does tailgating mean?

A. Using the rear door of a hatchback car
B. Reversing into a parking space
C. Following another vehicle too closely.
D. Driving with rear fog lights on.

Explanation : Tailgating is dangerous because it restricts your view of the road ahead, leaves you no safety margin if the vehicle in front slows down or stops suddenly.


11. Why would a pedestrian dress their dog in a yellow or burgundy coat; what are they warning you about?

A. Elderly
B. Dog training
C. Colour blind
D. Deaf

Explanation : You should take extra care as the pedestrian may not be aware of vehicles approaching.


12. You arrive at the scene of a motorcycle accident and the rider is injured. When should the helmet be removed?

A. Only when it is essential.
B. Always straight away.
C. Only when the motorcyclist asks
D. Always, unless they are in shock.

Explanation : It is important not to remove their helmet unless it is necessary to do so to keep them alive.


13. Before making a U-turn in the road, you should always:

A. Give another signal as well as using your indicators
B. Signal so that other drivers can slow down
C. Look over your shoulder for final confirmation
D. Select a higher gear than normal

Explanation : make sure to check the blind spot by looking over your shoulder when making U-turn


14. What does the abbreviation MSM mean?

A. Mirror, signal, manoeuvre
B. Manoeuvre, signal, mirror
C. Mirror, speed, manoeuvre
D. Manoeuvre, speed, mirror

Explanation : check mirror, make sure it is safe to move; signal your intension, to inform other road users of your intended movement; then make the movement if it is safe to do so.


15. In which of these following situations should you avoid overtaking?

A. Just after a bend
B. In a one-way street
C. On a 30 mph road
D. Approaching a dip in the road

Explanation : try to avoid overtaking when approaching a bend, dip, zebra crossing, road junction, on a bridge or the peak of a mountain.


16. You are driving on a wet road and you have to stop your vehicle in an emergency. You should:

A. Apply the handbrake and footbrake together
B. Keep both hands on the wheel
C. Select reverse gear
D. Give an arm signal

Explanation : in an emergency, you will brake hard on the footbrake, which most likely will cause skidding on a wet road. to have a better control of your vehicle, you should keep both of your hands on the steering wheel.


17. What is the nearest you may park to a junction?

A. 10 metres (32 feet)
B. 12 metres (39 feet)
C. 15 metres (49 feet)
D. 20 metres (66 feet)

Explanation : This is to allow drivers emerging from, or turning into, the junction a clear view of the road they are joining.


18. Using a mobile phone while you are driving

A. Is acceptable in a vehicle with power steering
B. Will reduce your field of vision
C. Could distract your attention from the road
D. Will affect your vehicle

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving is dangerous. your attention should not be diverted away from the road


19. What should you do if a driver pulls out of a side road in front of you and you have to brake hard?

A. Ignore the error and stay calm
B. Flash your lights to show your annoyance
C. Sound your horn to show your annoyance
D. Overtake as soon as possible

Explanation : Try to be tolerant if a vehicle does emerge and you have to brake quickly and don't react aggressively.


20. As a driver what do you understand by the term 'Blind Spot'?

A. An area covered by your right hand mirror
B. An area not covered by your headlights
C. An area covered by your left hand mirror
D. An area not seen in your mirrors

Explanation : Blind spots are the areas of the road that cannot be seen while looking forward or through either the rear-view or side mirrors


21. You are driving in the dark and are dazzled by the headlights of an oncoming car. You should

A. Slow down or stop
B. Close your eyes
C. Flash your headlights
D. Pull down the sun visor

Explanation : if dazzled by the headlights of an oncoming car, should slow down and stop if necessary. look slightly to the left, use road edge as a guide of your traveling path


22. What speed limit may you find in some narrow residential streets?

A. 20 mph
B. 25 mph
C. 30 mph
D. 35 mph

Explanation : In some built-up areas, you may find the speed limit reduced to 20 mph.


23. If you are turning left into a side road what hazards should you be especially aware of?

A. One way street
B. Pedestrians
C. Traffic congestion
D. Parked vehicles.

Explanation : Make sure that you have reduced your speed and are in the correct gear for the turn. Look into the road before you turn and always give way to any pedestrians who are crossing.


24. When following a large vehicle you should stay well back because

A. It allows you to corner more quickly
B. It helps the large vehicle to stop more easily
C. It allows the driver to see you in the mirror
D. It helps you to keep out of the wind

Explanation : large vehicle blocks your view of the road ahead if followed too closely. The driver will also not be able to see you


25. Your vehicle is fitted with a hands-free phone system. Using this equipment whilst driving

A. Is quite safe as long as you slow down
B. Could distract your attention from the road
C. Is recommended by The Highway Code
D. Could be very good for road safety

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving is dangerous. your attention should not be diverted away from the road


26. To overtake safely, which one of the following applies?

A. Check the speed and position of following traffic
B. Cut back in sharply when you have passed the vehicle
C. Get in close behind before to move out
D. Steer round the vehicle sharply

Explanation : cut back sharply or following too closely may leave yourself and the other road user no space and time to react, should there be any changes in the traffic condition


27. Why should you be parked before using a mobile phone?

A. Because reception is better when stopped
B. So control of your vehicle is not affected
C. So a proper conversation can be held
D. Because the car electrics will be affected

Explanation : attention away from the road is dangerous when your are driving, using a mobile phone while driving make one less concentrate on the road


28. Using a hands-free phone is likely to

A. Improve your safety
B. Increase your concentration
C. Reduce your view
D. Divert your attention

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving is dangerous. your attention should not be diverted away from the road


29. You want to use a mobile phone whilst driving the car. You should only use the phone:

A. After stopping in a suitable place
B. When driving on a quiet, minor roads
C. If you are driving on a motorway
D. If you feel your driving will be unaffected

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving is dangerous, since your attention is diverted away from the road


30. To answer your mobile phone when driving, you should:

A. Reduce your speed wherever you are
B. Stop in a proper and convenient place
C. Keep the call time to a minimum
D. Slow down and allow others to overtake

Explanation : using a mobile phone while driving is dangerous. your attention should not be diverted away from the road


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