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Question 1 of 20
you are driving along a wet road. how can you tell if your vehicle is aquaplaning?
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A: the steering will feel very heavy
B: the engine noise will increase
C: the engine will stall
D: the steering will feel very light

Question 2 of 20
you are driving along this road. the driver on the left is reversing from a driveway.you should
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A: speed up and drive through quickly
B: move to the opposite side of the road
C: drive through as you have priority
D: sound your horn and be prepared to stop

Question 3 of 20
you have been involved in an argument before starting your journey. this has made you feel angry. you should
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A: have an alcoholic drink to help you relax before driving
B: start to drive, but open a window
C: calm down before you start to drive
D: drive slower than normal and turn your radio on

Question 4 of 20
you are driving along this road. what should you be prepared to do?
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A: sound your horn and continue
B: report the driver to the police
C: slow down and give way
D: squeeze through the gap

Question 5 of 20
how old must you be to supervise a learner driver?
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A: 21 years old
B: 18 years old
C: 19 years old
D: 2 years old

Question 6 of 20
a newly qualified driver must
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A: not exceed 40 mph for 12 months
B: have valid motor insurance
C: display green "L" plates
D: be accompanied on a motorway

Question 7 of 20
how can you use the engine of your vehicle to control your speed?
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A: by changing to a higher gear
B: by selecting neutral
C: by selecting reverse gear
D: by changing to a lower gear
Question 8 of 20
you have to leave valuables in your car. it would be safer to
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A: lock them out of sight
B: park near a school entrance
C: put them in a carrier bag
D: park near a bus stop

Question 9 of 20
which of the following should not be kept in your vehicle?
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A: the tax disc
B: the vehicle documents
C: a first aid kit
D: a road atlas

Question 10 of 20
you should not normally stop on these markings near schools
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A: unless there is nowhere else available
B: except when picking up children
C: under any circumstances
D: except to set down children

Question 11 of 20
you are travelling at 50 mph on a good, dry road. what is your shortest overall stopping distance?
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A: 36 metres (12 feet)
B: 75 metres (245 feet)
C: 96 metres (315 feet)
D: 53 metres (175 feet)

Question 12 of 20
you are towing a caravan along a motorway. the caravan begins to swerve from side to side. what should you do?
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A: ease off the accelerator slowly
B: steer sharply from side to side
C: do an emergency stop
D: speed up very quickly

Question 13 of 20
you are following this lorry. you should keep well back from it to
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A: stop following traffic from rushing through the junction
B: give you a good view of the road ahead
C: allow you to hurry through the traffic lights if they change
D: prevent traffic behind you from overtaking

Question 14 of 20
your vehicle is parked on the road at night. when must you use sidelights?
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A: where you are near a bus stop
B: where you are facing oncoming traffic
C: where there are continuous white lines in the middle of the road
D: where the speed limit exceeds 30 mph
Question 15 of 20
your vehicle needs a current mot certificate. you do not have one. until you do have one you will not be able to renew your
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A: vehicle registration document
B: vehicle insurance
C: driving licence
D: road tax disc

Question 16 of 20
your motor insurance policy has an excess of 100. what does this mean?
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A: you will have to pay the first 100 of any claim
B: the insurance company will pay the first 100 of any claim
C: your vehicle is insured for a value of 100 if it is stolen
D: you will be paid 100 if you do not have an accident

Question 17 of 20
when you apply to renew your vehicle excise licence (tax disc) you must produce
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A: a valid driving licence
B: a valid insurance certificate
C: the old tax disc
D: the vehicle handbook

Question 18 of 20
you are on a road that is only wide enough for one vehicle. there is a car coming towards you. what should you do?
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A: pull into a passing place if your vehicle is wider
B: pull into a passing place on your right
C: pull into a passing place on your left
D: force the other driver to reverse

Question 19 of 20
you are approaching a red light at a puffin crossing. pedestrians are on the crossing. the red light will stay on until
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A: a driver from the opposite direction reaches the crossing
B: the pedestrians are clear of the front of your vehicle
C: you start to edge forward on to the crossing
D: the pedestrians have reached a safe position

 

Question 20 of 20
you enter a road where there are road humps. what should you do?
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A: maintain a reduced speed throughout
B: always keep to the maximum legal speed
C: drive slowly at school times only
D: accelerate quickly between each one