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Question 1 of 20
You are driving on a clear night. There is a steady stream of oncoming traffic. The national speed limit applies. Which lights should you use?
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A: dipped headlights
B: fog lights
C: full beam headlights
D: sidelights

Question 2 of 20
you are driving behind a large goods vehicle. it signals left but steers to the right.you should
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A: overtake on the right of it
B: hold your speed and sound your horn
C: drive on, keeping to the left
D: slow down and let the vehicle turn

Question 3 of 20
you are driving along this road. the red van cuts in close in front of you. What should you do?
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A: flash your headlights several times
B: give a long blast on the horn
C: drop back to leave the correct separation distance
D: accelerate to get closer to the red van

Question 4 of 20
you are waiting in a traffic queue at night. to avoid dazzling following drivers you should
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A: switch off your headlights
B: use both the handbrake and footbrake
C: apply the handbrake only
D: apply the footbrake only

Question 5 of 20
you are driving in traffic at the speed limit for the road. the driver behind is trying to overtake. you should
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A: keep a steady course and allow the driver behind to overtake
B: accelerate to get away from the driver behind
C: move closer to the car ahead, so the driver behind has no room to overtake
D: wave the driver behind to overtake when it is safe

Question 6 of 20
a bus lane on your left shows no times of operation. this means it is
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A: only in operation in daylight hours
B: in operation 24 hours a day
C: not in operation at all
D: only in operation at peak times

Question 7 of 20
a person herding sheep asks you to stop. you should
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A: continue on but drive slowly
B: ignore them as they have no authority
C: try and get past quickly
D: stop and switch off your engine
Question 8 of 20
when overtaking a horse and rider you should
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A: go past slowly and carefully
B: go past as quickly as possible
C: sound your horn as a warning
D: flash your headlights as a warning

Question 9 of 20
new petrol-engined cars must be fitted with catalytic converters. the reason for this is to
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A: prolong the life of the exhaust system
B: reduce harmful exhaust emissions
C: allow the exhaust system to be recycled
D: control exhaust noise levels

Question 10 of 20
what is the most common cause of skidding?
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A: worn tyres
B: driver error
C: pedestrians
D: other vehicles

Question 11 of 20
what can cause heavy steering?
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A: driving on ice
B: over-inflated tyres
C: under-inflated tyres
D: badly worn brakes

Question 12 of 20
the main cause of brake fade is
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A: air in the brake fluid
B: the brakes overheating
C: oil on the brakes
D: the brakes out of adjustment

Question 13 of 20
your anti-lock brakes warning light stays on. you should
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A: check the footbrake free play
B:have the brakes checked immediately
C: check that the handbrake is released
D: check the brake fluid level
Question 14 of 20
while driving, this warning light on your dashboard comes on. it means
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A: your seat belt is not fastened
B: the engine oil is low
C: a rear light has failed
D:a fault in the braking system
Question 15 of 20
it is important to wear suitable shoes when you are driving. why is this?
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A: to prevent wear on the pedals
B: to maintain control of the pedals
C: to enable you to adjust your seat
D: to enable you to walk for assistance if you break down

Question 16 of 20
what will reduce the risk of neck injury resulting from a collision?
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A: a properly adjusted head restraint
B: a collapsible steering wheel
C: anti-lock brakes
D: an air-sprung seat

Question 17 of 20
a roof rack fitted to your car will
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A: improve the road handling
B: increase fuel consumption
C: make your car go faster
D: reduce fuel consumption

Question 18 of 20
you are driving on an icy road. how can you avoid wheel spin?
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A: drive in a low gear at all times
B: use the handbrake if the wheels start to slip
C: drive at a slow speed in as high a gear as possible
D: brake gently and repeatedly

Question 19 of 20
you are turning left on a slippery road. the back of your vehicle slides to the right. you should
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A: brake firmly and not turn the steering wheel
B: brake firmly and steer to the left
C: steer carefully to the left
D: steer carefully to the right

 

Question 20 of 20
you are trying to move off on snow. you should use
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A: the lowest gear you can
B: the handbrake and footbrake together
C:the highest gear you can
D: a high engine speed