Theory Tester

50 Hardest Theory Test Questions

1

When is it permissible to overtake another vehicle on the nearside (left-hand side)?

Correct Answer: When the vehicle in front is signalling to turn right.

Answered Correctly 35.714% of the time

2

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: T-junction ahead with roads of equal importance.

Answered Correctly 36.364% of the time

3

What is the effect of a worn exhaust?

Correct Answer: The filtering of fumes is reduced and engine noise is louder.

Answered Correctly 37.405% of the time

4

When wishing to turn right at the end of a one-way street, where should a driver position their vehicle?

Correct Answer: Drive as close as is possible to the right-hand side of the road.

Answered Correctly 39.017% of the time

5

What should a driver who wishes to perform a turnabout do?

Correct Answer: Check ahead and behind for oncoming traffic and turn briskly while still keeping a look out.

Answered Correctly 43.669% of the time

6

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: No left turn.

Answered Correctly 44.444% of the time

7

What phrase is recommended for drivers to help them determine a safe distance from the vehicle in front on a dry road?

Correct Answer: ?Only a fool breaks the two second rule.?

Answered Correctly 45.094% of the time

8

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Keep left.

Answered Correctly 45.169% of the time

9

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Roundabout ahead.

Answered Correctly 45.324% of the time

10

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Maximum speed is 60 km/h.

Answered Correctly 45.455% of the time

11

When a vehicle is being driven by a person who is not the owner, who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicle is taxed and that a current tax disc is displayed?

Correct Answer: The driver and/or the owner of the vehicle are responsible.

Answered Correctly 45.745% of the time

12

In this situation who should wait?

Correct Answer: The driver behind the stopped van should wait.

Answered Correctly 46.667% of the time

13

What should a driver do when they see joggers ahead on the left?

Correct Answer: Check the mirrors, indicate and overtake, allowing them sufficient clearance.

Answered Correctly 47.619% of the time

14

When driving on a hill, how should a steep descent be negotiated in snow or frosty weather?

Correct Answer: Engage a lower gear early and use gentle braking applications to keep the speed down.

Answered Correctly 47.799% of the time

15

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Uneven surface.

Answered Correctly 48.98% of the time

16

What should a driver who wishes to perform a U-turn do?

Correct Answer: Check that the road is not one way.

Answered Correctly 49.067% of the time

17

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: School children crossing ahead.

Answered Correctly 49.198% of the time

18

How should a driver overtake the cyclist in this situation?

Correct Answer: By crossing the broken white line.

Answered Correctly 49.25% of the time

19

What affect can a faulty exhaust system have?

Correct Answer: It can increase the vehicle?s noise and pollution levels.

Answered Correctly 49.406% of the time

21

What should a driver do when travelling behind this vehicle?

Correct Answer: Reduce speed and prepare to stop if necessary.

Answered Correctly 50% of the time

22

What is the main difference between driving on a motorway and driving on other types of road?

Correct Answer: Traffic is generally permitted to travel at a higher speed on a motorway.

Answered Correctly 50% of the time

23

Apart from cyclists and motorised wheelchairs, what other road users may use an unoccupied cycle lane accompanied by a broken white line?

Correct Answer: All drivers may make temporary use.

Answered Correctly 50.122% of the time

24

What effect could a front-tyre blow-out have on a vehicle?

Correct Answer: The steering wheel will pull to one side.

Answered Correctly 50.388% of the time

25

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Traffic merging/diverging ahead.

Answered Correctly 51.036% of the time

26

What should a driver do on the approach to this situation?

Correct Answer: Reduce speed and stop if necessary.

Answered Correctly 51.629% of the time

27

What should a driver be aware of when driving at night along a shopping street with many different light sources?

Correct Answer: Traffic lights may be difficult to distinguish from the other bright lights.

Answered Correctly 52.328% of the time

28

How should a driver secure their vehicle before getting out of it?

Correct Answer: Apply the parking brake, stop the engine and engage a low gear.

Answered Correctly 52.703% of the time

29

In normal driving conditions on a motorway, which lane should the driver occupy?

Correct Answer: Drive in the nearside (left-hand) lane unless intending to overtake.

Answered Correctly 52.941% of the time

30

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Traffic signals ahead.

Answered Correctly 53.333% of the time

31

What is the quickest way to warn other traffic of a crash?

Correct Answer: Use hazard lights.

Answered Correctly 53.518% of the time

32

What should a driver do if they wish to drive across a busy road and the traffic lights which normally control the junction are temporarily out of action?

Correct Answer: Take good observation, wait for a clear break in the traffic and proceed to cross the road safely.

Answered Correctly 54.139% of the time

33

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Parking of vehicles exceeding the weight shown is not allowed.

Answered Correctly 54.646% of the time

34

What should a driver do after passing through a flooded section of road?

Correct Answer: Apply the brake pedal lightly at slow speed for a short distance to dry the brakes.

Answered Correctly 55.714% of the time

35

According to the Pre-Crash Report, in how many fatal collisions was alcohol a contributory factor?

Correct Answer: Between 31 to 45 %

Answered Correctly 55.838% of the time

36

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: T-junction ahead with a road of major importance.

Answered Correctly 56.171% of the time

37

What should a driver do when suddenly confronted by a hazard on the road?

Correct Answer: Decelerate and apply the footbrake firmly.

Answered Correctly 56.335% of the time

38

What should a driver do before starting a journey in adverse weather conditions?

Correct Answer: Check the weather forecast for the planned route.

Answered Correctly 56.378% of the time

39

How does rain affect driving in this situation?

Correct Answer: It increases the danger of skidding.

Answered Correctly 56.959% of the time

40

What does this sign mean when displayed on the approach to a toll plaza?

Correct Answer: Coin basket in this lane.

Answered Correctly 57.431% of the time

41

Why is tailgating (driving too close behind the vehicle in front) dangerous?

Correct Answer: The vehicle will not have sufficient distance to stop safely in an emergency.

Answered Correctly 57.606% of the time

42

The driver intends to turn left at this junction - what should the driver do?

Correct Answer: Allow the cyclist to continue before turning left.

Answered Correctly 57.843% of the time

43

What does this sign mean when displayed on the approach to a toll plaza?

Correct Answer: Electronic toll accepted in any lane.

Answered Correctly 58.019% of the time

44

What should a driver do when requested to drive a vehicle that they feel is overloaded?

Correct Answer: Refuse to drive the vehicle.

Answered Correctly 58.177% of the time

45

What does this sign mean?

Correct Answer: Crossroads with dual carriageway ahead.

Answered Correctly 58.333% of the time

46

What do these signs together mean?

Correct Answer: Pedestrianised street ahead - traffic not allowed except during times shown.

Answered Correctly 58.442% of the time

47

What is the immediate effect of a head-on collision between two cars at speed?

Correct Answer: All persons in each vehicle are thrown violently forward.

Answered Correctly 58.578% of the time

48

Where are the blind spots that a driver needs to be aware of when towing a loaded trailer?

Correct Answer: The area to the side and rear of the vehicle and the trailer that the driver cannot see.

Answered Correctly 59.5% of the time

49

On a 2-lane motorway, what procedure should a driver adopt when wishing to overtake another vehicle safely?

Correct Answer: Use their mirrors, signal and overtake in the right-hand lane when it is safe to do so.

Answered Correctly 59.536% of the time

50

When meeting an oncoming vehicle at night, what should a driver do?

Correct Answer: Avoid looking directly at the oncoming vehicle?s lights.

Answered Correctly 59.831% of the time

Last updated Monday 09th December, 10:07am