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1

When does a police officer have the power to arrest you? Select all that apply.

All of these are grounds for a police officer to arrest you

2

Except in an emergency when must you not use the horn on your vehicle in a 50kph zone?


You should only use your horn for an emergency between 11pm and 7am when in an urban zone (50kph area)

3

When must you turn your vehicle headlights on?

All these situations mean your vehicle is less visible to other road users, and using your lights will make you more visible

4

What must you do if you want to turn right at traffic signals where a green light is showing?


The Give Way rules apply here - give way to drivers coming towards you.

5

What does 'speed limit' mean?

The speed limit is the maximum speed you should drive assuming the conditions are good. If conditions are bad, then you must slow down to a safe speed.

6

When you are turning to the right:

Give three seconds' warning

7

How many standard drinks can you have before driving if you are under 20 years old?


The legal limit is 0 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood. A drink consumed before driving will almost certainly put you over this limit. So you must not drink just before driving if you are under 20 years old as there is a zero alcohol limit.

8

What is the purpose of the two-second rule?


Correct. It's only to allow you to stop safely in dry weather. If it's wet, apply the four-second rule. As regards overtaking, a vehicle should not overtake if the manoeuvre cannot be completed safely.

9

If you're caught driving while disqualified, can a police officer impound your car on the spot?


A police officer can impound your vehicle on the spot if you are caught driving while disqualified, with a suspended licence, or if you have an expired licence (or no licence) and have been stopped before for that offence and been forbidden to drive. You could face court-imposed penalties and your vehicle could be impounded for 28 days.

10

What is a courtesy crossing?


Courtesy crossings are usually made of bricks or paving and are often raised above the level of the road. They are not official pedestrian crossings, but they do provide a place where drivers can stop safely to allow pedestrians to cross.

11

As the holder of any class of driver licence, are you required to carry your licence at all times when driving?

yes

12

What colour is the line painted on a sealed road at a Give Way sign?


Correct. A yellow line is painted at a stop sign and a white line is painted at a give way sign

13

If you are going straight through a roundabout, don't signal as you come up to the roundabout, only signal left as you pass the exit before the one you wish to take. True or false?


You don't need to signal when approaching the roundabout, but you must signal left once you pass the exit before your one.

14

If anybody is hurt in a crash, the driver must tell a police officer as soon as possible but within how many hours?


You must report it to the police as soon as possible, and in any case within 24 hours.

15

What should you do when you come up to a one-lane bridge?

C. Slow down, be prepared to stop and only proceed if the bridge is clear of oncoming traffic

16

At an intersection what do a police officer's directions overrule?

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A police officer's directions overrule all other signals and signs at an intersection.

17

For the purpose of applying the Give Way rule, how should an entrance way into a public car park be treated?

A. As an intersection

18

When are you allowed to pass another vehicle to its left? Check all that apply.

A. A police officer has directed you to
B. There are two or more lanes on your side of the road and it's safe to pass
C. The car you will pass is signalling a right turn and is either slowing down or has stopped

19

What must you do when red lights are flashing at a railway level crossing?

B. Stop until the lights stop flashing

20

What rule should you use to judge a safe following distance in wet or frosty conditions if driving a car?

B. Four-second rule

21

When MUST you always dip the headlights on your vehicle? Select all that apply.

A. when you are following other vehicles
B. when a police officer is directing traffic
C. when you park
D. when other vehicles are coming towards you

22

What does it mean if yellow traffic signals are flashing?

A. The traffic signals are faulty. Apply the give way rules

23

What must you do when you hear a siren or see red flashing lights from an ambulance or fire engine?

C. Slow down and pull over to allow them to pass. Stop if necessary

24

What is the speed limit from the time you pass an Accident sign until you have passed the crash site?

A. 20kph

25

When driving across a railway level crossing you must check that there is space for your vehicle on the other side of the line. True or false?

A. True

26

If there are one or more yellow flashing lights at traffic signals, what does it mean?

B. The lights are faulty and the Give Way rules apply

27

How long should you signal for before passing another vehicle?

C. Three seconds

28

To help you from being blinded by the headlights of an oncoming vehicle, what should you do?

B. Slow down and keep your eyes to the left of the road

29

Which of your vehicle's lights do you have on if you are driving in fog?

When you turn your lights on your park lights come on automatically. Don't use high beam lights because they'll reflect back off the fog and reduce your visibility - keep your lights dipped. Use fog lights if your vehicle has them fitted, but turn them off when the fog clears as they can dazzle other drivers.

30

When driving at night, which vehicle lights should you turn on?

B. Dipped headlights (low beam)

31

Who can require you to undergo a breath screening test?

A. A police officer

32

What is the legal definition of a road?

B. Any area the public is reasonably allowed to drive on at times, including streets, highways, riverbeds, beaches, wharves and car parks

33

What must you do before you make a turn to the right?

A. Slow down and move towards the centre line before you turn
B. Check your mirrors and your blind spot
D. Give way to oncoming traffic and traffic that's turning left
E. Be aware of your vehicle's swept path

34

If you can do so safely, you may pass on the left at an intersection if:

D. the vehicle in front is signalling a right turn

35

What must you do when you see blue and red flashing lights behind you?

D. Pull over and stop

36

When are you allowed to pass another moving vehicle to its right?

D. When you will be able to see at least 100m ahead of you when you've finished passing

37

If two vehicles are facing Give Way signs which vehicle gives way?

C. The vehicle that is turning

38

Who may legally require you to give a blood sample?

B. A police officer

39

When coming to a pedestrian crossing with a raised traffic island in the middle, what must you do?

A. Only stop and give way if a pedestrian is on your half of the crossing

40

What does this marking mean?

D. Fire hydrant

41

When coming up to a roundabout you must give way to all vehicles that will cross your path from your left. Correct or incorrect?

B. Incorrect

42

What is the speed limit for vehicles passing a school bus that has stopped to let children on or off?

A. 20kph

43

If the red lights continue to flash at a railway level crossing after the train has passed, what should you do?

A. Wait until they stop flashing, check both ways, then cross

44

If you are turning left at an intersection, you must give way to all vehicles coming towards you that are turning right. True or false?

B. False

45

What's this type of road called? (2 lanes ,Both directions)

D. Multi-lane road

46

When must you signal that you are turning to the right?

C. Always, and for at least three seconds before you turn

47

What must you do before you turn to the right on a straight road? Check all that apply.

A. Signal for at least three seconds
C. Give way to vehicles coming straight ahead or turning left
D. Move towards the centre line
E. Check your mirrors

48

A vehicle should not send out visible smoke for more than:

B. 10 seconds

49

When driving at night on a road with lanes, you must be able to stop in half the length of clear road you can see in front of you. True or false?

B. False
On a road with lanes, you must be able to stop in the length of clear road you can see in front of you; on a road without lanes you must be able to stop in half the distance you can see in front of you.

50

You are turning right at traffic signals showing a red arrow pointing to the right. What should you do?

C. Both a and b are correct

51

You must turn your vehicle headlights on when visibility is less than:

B. 100 metres
You must turn on your vehicle's headlights from 30 minutes after sunset, until 30 minutes before sunrise, and at any other time when you can't clearly see a person or vehicle 100 metres away.

52

At night, when MUST you always dip the headlights on your vehicle? Select all that apply.

A. when other vehicles are coming towards you
B. when you are following other vehicles
C. when a police officer is directing traffic
D. when you park

53

When can you use the horn on your vehicle? Select all that apply.

A. To warn another driver of your presence

54

When approaching a pedestrian crossing without a raised traffic island, what must you do?

B. Stop and give way if a pedestrian is on any part of the crossing

55

When must you not pass a vehicle on the left at an intersection (if you can do so safely)?

C. When the other car is indicating left

56

What is the least distance of clear road you MUST have in front of you when you have finished passing another vehicle?

B. 100 metres

57

When should you apply the four-second rule?

A. If the road is wet or frosty, or you are towing a trailer

58

If you are turning left at an intersection, you must give way to all vehicles coming towards you that are turning right. True or false?

B. False
Correct. Left-turning traffic has priority

59

When must you turn your vehicle headlights on?

A. 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise
B. In fog
C. When you can't see 100 metres ahead of you