DVLA Driving Test Questions and Answers

Here is the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) Driving Test Questions and Answers. This includes the DVLA driving theory test questions and answers, as well as the DVLA practical driving test questions and answers.

 

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About The DVLA Driving Theory Test

This Involves theory questions which covers the training and lessons covered when attending classes at the accredited driving schools nationwide. These test and questions are administered either online or manually taken by applicants who want to get driver’s license.

 

About The DVLA Practical Driving Test Questions and Answers

This involves practical questions that are used to evaluate how a driver can apply the theory they have learned in practical situations.

This entails an oral exam and practical exams invigilated by a DVLA inspector. This test requires that you actually drive .

 

DVLA Driving Test Questions and Answers

Below are the DVLA Driving Test Questions and Answers.

1. If you are stranded in snow in your vehicle, you should?

ARun the engine to keep the interior of the vehicle warm.
BGo and look for help.
CRun the engine only for about five minutes an hour to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
DB. and C. are correct.

 

2. When changing lanes you should?

ASignal and then proceed.
BCheck your mirrors and your blind spot and then proceed.
CCheck your mirrors, signal, check your blind spot and then proceed.
DCheck your mirrors, signal and then proceed.

 

3. When parallel parking, you must be within how many centimeters from the curb?

A50 cm.
B30 cm.
C5 cm.
DIt doesn’t matter.

 

4. It is illegal to park?

AOn a sidewalk.
BOn a bridge or in a tunnel.
CIn a bicycle lane.
DAll of the above.

 

5. Overdriving your headlights at night is dangerous because?

AYou cannot stop within the distance that you can see.
BYour headlights may become overworked and thus stop working at all.
CYou may blind oncoming drivers.
DYou won’t be able to see if it becomes foggy.

 

6. A large diamond painted on the road in a particular lane means?

ABus lane only.
BYou cannot drive in this lane.
CReserved for buses and High Occupancy Vehicles (HOVs).
DCrosswalk.

 

7. A sign depicting a green circle with a straight arrow pointing upwards inside it means?

AStraight road ahead.
BOne lane ahead.
CNo turns – through only.
DA. and C. are correct.

 

8. When entering a tunnel on a sunny day, you should?

AKeep your sunglasses on, as taking them off may take your attention away from driving.
BSlow down to let your eyes adjust to the lower light levels.
CSpeed up to get through as quickly as possible.
DJust keep driving as you were before.

 

9. When can you make a left turn at a red light?

ANever.
BWhen turning from a one-way street onto another one-way street.
CWhen turning from a two-way street onto a one-way street.
DB. and C. are correct.

 

10. If a large animal is in your path and you can’t stop in time, you should?

ABrake firmly.
BTry to strike the animal at an angle.
CLet up on the brakes just before hitting the animal to reduce the chance of it coming through your windshield.
DAll of the above.

 

11. A two-way left turn lane in the center of the road means?

AYou can turn left or right from this lane.
BYou can pass other cars in this lane.
CCars traveling in both directions can turn left from this lane.
DYou can park in this lane.

 

12. Where should you position your hands on the steering wheel?

ALeft hand at 11 o’clock and right hand at 1 o’clock
BLeft hand at 9 o’clock and right hand at 3 o’clock.
CA. Left hand at 10 o’clock and right hand at 2 o’clock.
DB. and C. are both correct.

 

13. A light with a steady green arrow pointing either left or right means?

AYou may turn in the direction of the arrow if the intersection is clear.
BYou must check for oncoming traffic before turning in the direction of the arrow.
CStop and proceed in the direction of the arrow with caution.
DDrive straight through the intersection.

 

14.When driving behind a slow-moving truck going up a hill you should?

ACheck for approaching cars and pass in the oncoming lane when it is safe.
BPass on the shoulder of the road.
CHonk so that the driver knows you are there and can pull over for you.
DBe patient and try to let your road rage subside

 

15. If you must drive through a deep puddle, you should?

ADrive through it as quickly as possible.
BDrive through it as slowly as possible.
CApply the brakes after you get through the puddle to dry them out.
DB. and C. are correct.

 

16. When approaching a railway crossing you should?

AWatch for warning lights that indicate an approaching train.
BWatch for motorcycle riders and cyclists who may slip on the wet tracks.
CRealize that trains always have the right of way.
DAll of the above.

 

17. If you must stop suddenly in an emergency, you should?

ASlam on the brakes and steer in the direction you want to go.
BPump the brakes and steer in the direction you want to go.
CHit the brakes hard, but not hard enough to lock the wheels, and steer in the direction you want to go.
DHit the brakes hard enough to lock the wheels and hope for the best.

 

18. How far away from a stop sign, traffic control signal or crosswalk are you required to park?

A10 metres.
B6 metres.
C5 metres.
D3 metres.

 

19. A light with a steady red cross above a lane of traffic means?

AProceed with caution
BBegin moving out of this lane and into a lane with a steady green arrow.
CYou cannot drive in this lane.
DBus lane only.

 

20. If you find that your car is hydroplaning, you should?

ASlam on the brakes.
BBrake gently.
CDecelerate and drive straight ahead without hitting the brakes.
DPull over; there may be something wrong with your car.

 

21. When faced with low visibility conditions while driving, you should?

ASlow down and maintain extra space margins.
BUse your defroster to keep your windows clear.
CSearch and scan more carefully.
DAll of the above.

 

22. A flashing green light means?

AThis is a pedestrian-controlled traffic light.
BYou can continue through the intersection as long as it’s clear.
CThis light simply warns you that you are entering an intersection.
DA. and B. are correct

 

23. When is it a good idea to use hand signals in addition to a turn signal?

AWhen changing lanes.
BWhen turning a corner
CWhen pulling out from a line of parked vehicles.
DWhen stopping.

 

24. If you are faced with turbulence, you should ?

AGet off the road immediately.
BWatch out for vehicles that could be forced into your path, such as motorcycles and campers.
CSpeed up so that you have more control of the car.
DHonk while passing large trucks to let them know you’re there.

 

25. As you are driving, you should?

AKeep to the right-hand side of the lane.
BKeep to the left-hand side of the lane.
CKeep to the center of the lane.
DIt depends on which lane you are in and the hazards that are around you.

 

26. When should you use your car’s signals?

AWhen changing lanes.
BWhen turning a corner
CWhen pulling out from a line of parked vehicles.
DAll of the above.

 

27. A flashing red light means?

AStop, and wait for the light to turn green.
BStop, and proceed when it is safe to do so
CSlow down to check for oncoming traffic and proceed when it is safe.
DThe flashing red light simply indicates an uncontrolled intersection.

 

28. How far away from a fire hydrant are you required to park?

A10 metres.
B6 metres.
C5 metres.
D3 metres.

 

29. If your headlights ever fail, you should?

ATry turning the light switch on and off rapidly.
BTrust your parking lights to make you visible to other vehicles.
CUse your hazard lights.
DA. and C. are correct.

 

30. When approaching a stop sign where there is no stop line, sidewalk or crosswalk you should?

AStop 3 metres back from the intersection and inch up slowly.
BSlow down and proceed with caution.
CStop just before you enter the intersection.
DStop only if pedestrians are waiting to cross.

 

 

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