Welcome to your Car Mock Test 04 1. 30. What should you do if it's raining and you're following this lorry on a motorway? Allow a two-second separation gap Switch your headlights onto main beam Move into a lane that has less spray Be aware of spray reducing your vision 2. 36. What should you do if the red lights start flashing as you approach a level crossing? Go over it quickly Go over it carefully Stop before the barrier Switch on your hazard warning lights 3. 48. What might you expect to happen in this situation? Traffic will move into the right-hand lane Traffic speed will increase Traffic will move into the left-hand lane Traffic won't need to change position 4. 2. You're about to drive home. What should you do if you feel very tired and have a severe headache? Wait until you're fit and well before driving Drive home, but take a tablet for headaches Drive home if you can stay awake for the journey Wait for a short time, then drive home slowly 5. 59. You're driving on this dual carriageway. Why may you need to slow down? There's a broken white line in the centre There are solid white lines on either side There are roadworks ahead of you There are no footpaths 6. 13. Why should you slow down as you approach this hazard? Because of the level crossing Because it’s hard to see to the right Because of approaching traffic Because of animals crossing 7. 16. You're driving on a road with several lanes. What do these signs above the lanes mean? The two right lanes are open The two left lanes are open Traffic in the left lanes should stop Traffic in the right lanes should stop 8. 44. How would age affect an older person's driving ability? They won't be able to obtain car insurance They'll need glasses to read road signs They'll take longer to react to hazards They won't signal at junctions 9. 4. Where would you expect to see these markers? On a motorway sign On a railway bridge On a large goods vehicle On a diversion sign 10. 63. What should you do if you begin to feel drowsy while you're driving? Stop and rest as soon as possible Turn the heater up to keep you warm and comfortable Close the car windows to help you concentrate Continue with your journey but drive more slowly 11. What should you do if you think the driver of the vehicle in front has forgotten to cancel their right indicator? lash your lights to alert the driver Sound your horn before overtaking Overtake on the left if there's room Stay behind and don't overtake 12. 12.What can seriously reduce your ability to concentrate? Drugs Busy roads Tinted windows Weather conditions 13. 51. A driver’s behaviour has upset you. How can you get over this incident safely? Stop and take a break Shout abusive language Gesture to them with your hand Follow them, flashing your headlights 14. 17.How does drinking alcohol affect your driving behaviour? It improves judgement skills It increases confidence It leads to faster reactions It increases concentration 15. 18. What should you do if you become tired while you're driving on a motorway? Pull up on the hard shoulder and change drivers Leave the motorway at the next exit and rest Increase your speed and turn up the radio volume Close all your windows and set the heating to warm 16. 70. You've just been overtaken by this motorcyclist. What should you do if the rider cuts in sharply? Sound the horn Brake firmly Keep a safe gap Flash your lights 17. 67. What should you do as you approach this overhead bridge? Move out to the centre of the road before going through Find another route; this one is only for high vehicles Be prepared to give way to large vehicles in the middle of the road Move across to the right-hand side before going through 18. 66. You're driving a car fitted with automatic transmission. When would you use ‘kick down’? To engage cruise control To accelerate quickly To brake progressively To improve fuel economy 19. 28. What should you do if a driver pulls out of a side road in front of you, causing you to brake hard? Ignore the error and stay calm Flash your lights to show your annoyance Sound your horn to show your annoyance Overtake as soon as possible 20. 43. What type of vehicle displays this yellow sign? A broken-down vehicle A school bus An ice-cream van A private ambulance 21. 40. What does the solid white line at the side of the road indicate? Traffic lights ahead Edge of the carriageway Footpath on the left Cycle path 22. 31. Some two-way roads are divided into three lanes. Why are they particularly dangerous? 23. You're about to drive your car. What should you do if you can't find the glasses you need to wear? Drive home slowly, keeping to quiet roads Borrow a friend’s glasses and use those Drive home at night, so that the lights will help you Find a way of getting home without driving 24. 38. You're driving towards this left-hand bend. What danger should you be anticipating? A vehicle overtaking you Mud on the road The road getting narrower Pedestrians walking towards you 25. 50. What should the driver of the car approaching the crossing do? Continue at the same speed Sound the horn Drive through quickly Slow down and get ready to stop 26. 61. You're following a slower-moving vehicle. What should you do if there's a junction just ahead on the right? Overtake after checking your mirrors and signalling Only consider overtaking when you're past the junction Accelerate quickly to overtake before reaching the junction Slow down and prepare to overtake on the left 27. 33. What does this signal from a police officer mean to oncoming traffic? Go ahead Stop Turn left Turn right 28. 11. Why should you reduce your speed here? A staggered junction is ahead A low bridge is ahead The road surface changes ahead The road narrows ahead 29. 69. Why are vehicle mirrors often slightly curved (convex)? They give a wider field of vision They totally cover blind spots They make it easier to judge the speed of the traffic behind They make the traffic behind look bigger 30. 53. What should you do if a doctor prescribes drugs that are likely to affect your driving? Only drive if someone is with you Avoid driving on motorways Get someone else to drive Never drive at more than 30 mph 31. 71. What's the main hazard shown in this picture? Vehicles turning right Vehicles doing U-turns The cyclist crossing the road Parked cars around the corner 32. 46. How should you drive or ride in areas with traffic-calming measures? At a reduced speed At the speed limit In the centre of the road With headlights on dipped beam 33. 29. What's the main hazard you should be aware of when following this cyclist? The cyclist may move to the left and dismount The cyclist may swerve into the road The cyclist may get off and push their bicycle The cyclist may wish to turn right at the end of the road 34. 41. What can you do to help prevent tiredness on a long journey? Eat a large meal before driving Take regular refreshment breaks Play loud music in the car Complete the journey without stopping 35. 22. You're on a three-lane motorway. How should you overtake a slow-moving lorry in the middle lane if it's showing this sign? Cautiously approach the lorry, then overtake on either side Follow the lorry until you can leave the motorway Use the right-hand lane and overtake the lorry normally Approach with care and overtake on the left of the lorry 36. 34. You intend to turn left at the traffic lights. What should you do just before turning? Check your right mirror Move up closer to the car ahead Move out to the right Check for bicycles on your left 37. 49. What type of vehicle could you expect to meet in the middle of the road? Lorry Bicycle Car Motorcycle 38. 21. Which type of vehicle should you be ready to give way to as you approach this bridge? Bicycles Buses Motorcycles Cars 39. 45. What should you do if the vehicle starts reversing off the driveway? Move to the opposite side of the road Drive through as you have priority Sound your horn and be prepared to stop Speed up and drive through quickly 40. 74. What should you do if it's raining and you're following this lorry on a motorway? Allow a two-second separation gap Switch your headlights onto main beam Move into a lane that has less spray Be aware of spray reducing your vision 41. 65. Why must you take great care when emerging from this junction? The road surface is poor The footpath is narrow The kerbs are high The view is restricted 42. 77. Why are place names painted on the road surface? To restrict the flow of traffic To warn of oncoming traffic To help you select the correct lane in good time To prevent you from changing lanes 43. 27. What must you do if poor health affects your driving? Inform your local police Avoid using motorways Always drive accompanied Inform the licensing authority 44. 15. What must you do if your eyesight has become very poor and you're no longer able to meet the driver's eyesight requirements? Tell the driver licensing authority Tell your doctor Tell the police Tell your optician 45. 73. Why should you be cautious when going past this bus waiting at a bus stop? There's a zebra crossing ahead There are driveways on the left People may cross the road in front of it The road surface will be slippery 46. 54. What should you expect if you see this sign ahead? The road will go steeply uphill The road will go steeply downhill The road will bend sharply to the left The road will bend sharply to the right 47. 20. Which type of glasses would make driving at night more difficult? Half-moon Round Bifocal Tinted 48. 7. What must you do if your ability to drive is impaired during a period of illness? See your doctor each time before you drive Take smaller doses of any medicines Stop driving until you're fit to drive again Take all your medicines with you when you drive 49. 19.How would age affect an older person's driving ability? They won't be able to obtain car insurance They'll need glasses to read road signs They'll take longer to react to hazards They won't signal at junctions 50. 35. You're behind this cyclist. When the traffic lights change, what should you do? Try to move off before the cyclist Allow the cyclist time and room Turn right but give the cyclist room Tap your horn and drive through first 51. 58. When should you use hazard warning lights? When you're double-parked on a two-way road When your direction indicators aren't working When warning oncoming traffic that you intend to stop When your vehicle has broken down and is causing an obstruction 52. 32. You've been involved in an argument that's made you feel angry. What should you do before starting your journey? Open a window Turn on your radio Have an alcoholic drink Calm down 53. 76. You want to turn left at this junction. What should you do if your view of the main road is restricted? Stay well back and wait to see if anything comes Build up your speed so that you can emerge quickly Stop and apply the parking brake even if the road is clear Approach slowly and edge out until you can see more clearly 54. 25. You're driving on a one-way street. What should you do if you realise you've taken the wrong route? Reverse out of the road Turn around in a side road Continue and find another route Reverse into a driveway 55. 52. You're invited to a pub lunch. What should you do if you know that you'll have to drive in the evening? Avoid mixing your alcoholic drinks Don't drink any alcohol at all Have some milk before drinking alcohol Eat a hot meal with your alcoholic drinks 56. 57. You take some cough medicine given to you by a friend. What should you do before driving your car? Ask your friend if taking the medicine affected their driving Drink some strong coffee one hour before driving Check the label to see if the medicine will affect your driving Drive a short distance to see if the medicine is affecting your driving 57. 62. What should the driver of the grey car be especially aware of? The uneven road surface Traffic following behind Doors opening on parked cars Empty parking spaces 58. 55. What type of vehicle uses an amber flashing beacon on a dual carriageway? An ambulance A fire engine A doctor on call A tractor 59. 68. You need glasses to read a vehicle number plate at the required distance. When must you wear them? Only in bad weather conditions Whenever you're driving When you think it's necessary Only at night time 60. 1. Why should you be cautious when going past this bus waiting at a bus stop? Only drive if someone is with you Avoid driving on motorways Get someone else to drive Never drive at more than 30 mph 61. 5. You're approaching a crossroads. What should you do if the traffic lights have failed? Brake and stop only for large vehicles Brake sharply to a stop before looking Be prepared to brake sharply to a stop Be prepared to stop for any traffic 62. 23. What should you do as you approach this cyclist? Try to overtake before the cyclist gets to the junction Flash your headlights at the cyclist Slow down and allow the cyclist to turn Rev your engine so the cyclist knows you're following behind 63. 56. When may you use hazard warning lights? When driving on a motorway to warn traffic behind of a hazard ahead When you're double-parked on a two-way road When your direction indicators aren't working When warning oncoming traffic that you intend to stop 64. 26. What should you do if you begin to feel drowsy while you're driving? Stop and rest as soon as possible Turn the heater up to keep you warm and comfortable Close the car windows to help you concentrate Continue with your journey but drive more slowly 65. 60. What will become more expensive after you've been convicted of driving while unfit through drink or drugs? Road fund licence Insurance premiums Vehicle test certificate Driving licence 66. 6. How should you drive or ride in areas with traffic-calming measures?