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1

You’re towing a trailer on a motorway. What’s the speed limit for a car towing a trailer on this road?

. 50 mph

. 40 mph

. 70 mph

. 60 mph

A: 60 mph

2

You’re driving at night with your headlights on full beam. A vehicle is overtaking you. When should you dip your lights?

. As soon as the vehicle passes you

. Some time after the vehicle has passed you

. Only if the other driver dips their headlights

. Before the vehicle starts to pass you

A: As soon as the vehicle passes you

3

Your mobile phone rings while you’re travelling. What should you do?

. Pull up at the nearest kerb

. Stop immediately

. Answer it immediately

. Ignore it

A: Ignore it

4

What will happen if your car’s wheels are unbalanced?

. The steering will pull to one side

. The tyres will deflate

. The brakes will fail

. The steering will vibrate

A: The steering will vibrate

5

(See Fig.65) What does this signal from a police officer mean to oncoming traffic?

. Turn right

. Stop

. Go ahead

. Turn left

A: Stop

6

When may you overtake another vehicle on the left?

. When a slower vehicle is travelling in the right-hand lane of a dual carriageway

. When you're in a one-way street

. When approaching a motorway slip road where you'll be turning off

. When the vehicle in front is signalling to turn left

A: When you're in a one-way street

7

(See Fig.66) What does ’25’ mean on this motorway sign?

. The speed limit on the slip road

. The number of the next junction

. The distance to the nearest town

. The route number of the road

A: The number of the next junction

8

After refuelling your vehicle, what should you do to avoid spillage?

. Check that your tank is only three-quarters full

. Check that your fuel gauge is working

. Check that you've used a locking filler cap

. Check that your filler cap is securely fastened

A: Check that your filler cap is securely fastened

9

Your vehicle breaks down on the hard shoulder of a motorway. You need to use your mobile phone to call for help. What should you do?

. Open the bonnet to help the emergency services know you've broken down

. Phone a friend and ask them to come and collect you

. Check your location from the marker posts on the left

. Stand at the rear of the vehicle while making the call

A: Check your location from the marker posts on the left

10

You’re driving down a long, steep hill. You suddenly notice that your brakes aren’t working as well as normal. What’s the usual cause of this?

. Oil on the brakes

. Badly adjusted brakes

. Air in the brake fluid

. The brakes overheating

A: The brakes overheating

11

(See Fig.67) What does this sign mean?

. Direction to park-and-ride car park

. Direction to bus and coach park

. No parking for buses or coaches

. Parking area for cars and coaches

A: Direction to park-and-ride car park

12

Which of the following may help to deter a thief from stealing your car?

. Fitting reflective glass windows

. Etching the registration number on the windows

. Always keeping the interior light on

. Always keeping the headlights on

A: Etching the registration number on the windows

13

(See Fig.68) What does this sign mean?

. Route for trams only

. Route for buses only

. Parking for trams only

. Parking for buses only

A: Route for trams only

14

(See Fig.69) On which occasion may you enter a box junction?

. When there are fewer than two vehicles ahead

. When traffic signs direct you

. When your exit road is clear

. When signalled by another road user

A: When your exit road is clear

15

You’re testing your suspension. You notice that your vehicle keeps bouncing when you press down on the front wing. What does this mean?

. Tyres under-inflated

. Worn tyres

. Steering wheel not located centrally

. Worn shock absorbers

A: Worn shock absorbers

16

Who’s legally responsible for ensuring that a vehicle registration certificate (V5C) is updated?

. The vehicle manufacturer

. The registered vehicle keeper

. The licensing authority

. Your insurance company

A: The registered vehicle keeper

17

What’s the nearest you may park to a junction?

. 20 metres (66 feet)

. 12 metres (39 feet)

. 10 metres (32 feet)

. 15 metres (49 feet)

A: 20 metres (66 feet)

18

You can’t see clearly behind when reversing. What should you do?

. Look in the nearside mirror

. Open the window to look behind

. Ask someone to guide you

. Open the door to look behind

A: Ask someone to guide you

19

(See Fig.70) What does the white line along the side of the road indicate?

. The approach to a hazard

. No overtaking

. The edge of the carriageway

. No parking

A: The edge of the carriageway

20

(See Fig.71) What do these motorway signs show?

. They warn of a police control ahead

. They're countdown markers to a bridge

. They're countdown markers to the next exit

. They're distance markers to the next telephone

A: They're countdown markers to the next exit

21

You’re driving on a motorway at night. When may you switch off your headlights?

. When your vehicle is broken down on the hard shoulder

. When the motorway is lit

. When you're travelling below 50 mph

. When there are vehicles close in front of you

A: When your vehicle is broken down on the hard shoulder