Instructional Techniques ADI Test by theorytestuk.co.uk | Aug 17, 2023 | 0 comments Welcome to your Instructional Techniques ADI Test 1. 30. How can the process of perception be described? Dealing with situations in retrospect Categorising and interpreting what we see, hear and feel The selective focusing on a given hazard Defining hazards as you pass them 2. 17. You're teaching a pupil to move off from the side of the road. Why should you teach them to look around? To check that there's nothing in the blind spot Because the mirrors may not be adjusted properly To avoid failing their driving test To check for road signs and speed limits 3. 57. What should you do if you have to leave valuables in your car? Put them in a carrier bag Park near a school entrance Lock them out of sight Park near a bus stop 4. 62. You're teaching a pupil to drive a car smoothly and with good coordination. In which area of activity will this learning mainly take place? Psychomotor Emotional Intellectual Psychological 5. 35. When should you assess a learner driver's progress? When an improvement has been made At the end of the course of lessons Continuously, using dialogue and feedback When the pupil has learnt as much as they can at that time 6. 37. How should a driving instructor approach each lesson? They should use flexible and adaptable methods to match the pupil's progress They should have a relaxed manner, encouraging their pupils to do whatever interests them They should keep strictly to their prepared plan They should always include a manoeuvre to give value for money 7. 66. What may help to deter a thief from stealing your car? Always keeping the headlights on Fitting reflective glass windows Always keeping the interior light on Etching the registration number on the windows 8. 77. Your pupil's knowledge and driving competence improve. What's likely to happen to the level of instructor involvement? It will remain the same It will increase It will decrease It will finish 9. 58. How should you use the 'question and answer technique'? Use searching questions Ask questions that require a simple 'yes' or 'no' Save questions until the end of the lesson Try to provoke a negative reaction 10. 38. When should you give feedback to your pupil? Only when they make a serious error When they've had a chance to relax At any suitable opportunity At the start of the next lesson 11. 36. What should you do when you've agreed a lesson plan with a pupil? Use the same plan every time the same area of competence is covered in the future Keep strictly to the prepared plan Adapt the lesson plan if it will help the pupil to achieve their learning objectives Only continue with the lesson plan if the pupil agrees 12. 72. You're teaching a manoeuvre that involves reversing in the road. What should you teach your pupil to do? Look to the rear over their right shoulder only Scan all around, paying particular attention to the direction in which they're moving Look to the rear over their left shoulder only Look to the rear using only their mirrors 13. 73. What should a deaf pupil be advised to do when they're ready to apply for their driving test? Inform the examiner that they're deaf on the day of their test Declare their hearing impairment when applying for their driving test Supply visual instructions for the examiner to use Bring a signer with them on the day of their test 14. 53. What's meant by 'transfer of learning'? When parents take on the responsibility for teaching their children to drive When associations are made with previously learned skills and knowledge When trainees learn from friends and colleagues When pupils learn from their mistakes 15. 15. Why do you need to take time to identify your pupil's learning goals? To determine their range of general intelligence To determine how much instruction will be required to complete the course To help you and your pupil to agree the most effective learning plan To confirm the final cost of their driver training 16. 51. Why should an approved driving instructor (ADI) spend time clarifying a pupil's learning goals and needs? To determine the level at which instruction should begin To understand the general intelligence of the pupil To establish the amount of instruction the pupil will need To plan how often the pupil will need to have lessons 17. 68. You're teaching a learner driver who's following a slower-moving vehicle. You can see a junction ahead on the right. What should you tell your pupil? Overtake after checking the mirrors and signalling Don't try to overtake until you're past the junction Accelerate quickly to overtake before the junction Slow down and prepare to overtake on the left 18. 60. You're teaching a pupil to move away on a downhill gradient. What advice would you give them about the gears? Use the lowest available gear Use an appropriate gear for the gradient Use the highest available gear Use a lower gear than normal 19. 48. You're teaching a pupil to stop. What should you teach them about using the gears to help slow the car? Second gear should always be selected A downward gear change should be made Changing gear isn't always necessary First gear should always be selected 20. 28. You give instruction in short, progressive steps. What's this teaching technique likely to lead to? A sense of boredom in the pupil The completion of the lesson in a shorter time A lack of coordination in driving the vehicle Sustained interest from the pupil 21. 76. What should you teach your pupils to do when they're learning to turn their vehicle around in the road? Concentrate on looking over their left shoulder Concentrate on looking over their right shoulder Carry out effective all-round observation Check their mirrors continuously 22. 74. Which type of glasses shouldn't be worn when driving at night? Half-moon Round Bifocal Tinted 23. 25. Just before starting a journey, you're involved in an argument. What should you do if this has made you feel angry? Start to drive, but open a window first Drive more slowly than normal and turn your radio on Have a small drink of alcohol before driving Calm down before you start to drive 24. 14. What should you tell your pupil while you're teaching the turn-in-the-road exercise? They should use the pavement if the road is narrow and there are no pedestrians They should use all the road and only stop when they hit the kerb They should avoid using the parking brake, as it will take too much time They should look around often and always have the car under control 25. 10. What effect does alcohol have on your driving? It speeds up your reactions It increases your awareness It improves your co-ordination It reduces your concentration 26. 16. What do pupils need to do in order to learn to drive safely and responsibly? Acquire relevant basic knowledge of driving Take responsibility for their learning from an early stage Have specified aptitudes for driving Fully understand the mechanics of their vehicle 27. 54. What should an instructor do when they see their pupil commit a driving fault? Discuss it at the earliest opportunity Use it as a warning to the pupil Ignore it and continue with the lesson Talk about it at the end of the lesson 28. 39. What's the most likely outcome of using attainable learning targets for a pupil under instruction? They'll provide reinforcement of the pupil's progress They'll make the pupil struggle to cope with them They'll result in the pupil being ready for test too early They'll make the learning process longer than normal 29. 70. What should you teach your pupil about changing lanes on a motorway? You should increase speed before changing lanes You should manoeuvre first, then signal You should signal well before using your mirrors You should start the MSM routine in good time 30. 1. What should you do if your pupil fails to respond to something you're teaching? Talk to them and see if they can identify any reasons why it's not working Repeat yourself until they understand Leave it and try again during the next lesson Start from the beginning and tell the pupil to concentrate harder 31. 64. What could you do to guard against the risk of a vehicle fire? Keep water levels above maximum Check out any strong smell of petrol Avoid driving with a full tank of petrol Always use unleaded petrol 32. 71. If you provide a demonstration of a skill in a lesson, how should you follow it up? With an opportunity for the pupil to check understanding and consolidate by practising With a detailed analysis of the manoeuvre carried out With a discussion of possible faults that may occur With the introduction of a new subject 33. 21. Part of the MSM routine is referred to by the abbreviation PSL. What does PSL stand for? Position - Slow Down - Lifesaver Position - Signal - Look Position - Speed - Look Position - Speed - Lifesaver 34. 23. Typically, how does ageing affect people's driving ability? Older people take more risks Older people overestimate their ability Older people have slower reactions Older people drive faster 35. 67. What does it mean when another driver flashes their headlights? They're warning you of a speed trap They're giving you right of way They're warning of their presence They're signalling that it's safe for you to go 36. 55. What should you do when a pupil gives a partially correct answer to a question? Stop the pupil from responding further to prevent them from interrupting the flow of the lesson Confirm the correct parts and then help the pupil to work out why the other parts were wrong Ignore the correct part of the response, but offer a full explanation Ask the pupil to make more of an effort with their study of The Highway Code 37. 63. You're teaching a pupil who continually drives too fast. What should you do to correct this problem? Explain what can happen as a result of driving too fast Impose a speed limit that's lower than everyone else's Let them learn from experience, using the dual brake to ensure safety Give more demonstrations than normal 38. 42. You're about to drive home. What should you do if you feel very tired and have a severe headache? Wait until you feel fit and well before driving Drive home after taking medicine for your headache Drive home if you can stay awake for the journey Wait for a short time, then drive home slowly 39. 49. You've been unable to drive due to illness. What must you do before you start driving again? See your doctor Take smaller doses of any medicines Be satisfied that you're medically fit to drive Take all your medicines with you when you drive 40. 33. What's likely to happen if you continually use the steering or the dual controls while you're instructing? It will build your pupil's confidence, as you're in control It will help develop your pupil's hazard awareness skills It will undermine the trust between you and your pupil It will allow your pupil to concentrate on other aspects of driving 41. 52. What should you do if you see your pupil commit a driving fault during a lesson? Use it as a warning to the pupil Ask them to reflect on their performance Ignore it and continue with the lesson Tell them about it at the end of the lesson 42. 9. What will a new driver have to do if they accrue six or more penalty points on their licence within the first two years after passing their first driving test? Retake the theory test only Retake both the theory and practical tests Retake the practical test only Reapply for a full licence immediately 43. 75. Your pupil is approaching a junction where the view is restricted. What should you tell them to do? Stop at the junction and apply the handbrake Approach slowly and edge forward until they can see Approach quickly to reduce the likelihood of having to wait Stop well before the junction, then move forward for a better look 44. 43. What should you do when teaching a profoundly deaf pupil? Learn sign language to give instructions Ask the pupil how they would like you to communicate with them Write down all the directions for the route Give instructions slowly and distinctly while stationary 45. 4. You're following a large vehicle, approaching a crossroads. The driver of the vehicle signals to turn left. What advice would you give to your pupil? Overtake if you can leave plenty of room Overtake only if there are no oncoming vehicles Don't overtake until the vehicle begins to turn Don't overtake when you're approaching a junction 46. 7. Which expense is likely to increase as a result of being convicted of driving while unfit through drink or drugs? The vehicle tax The insurance premium The vehicle test certificate The driving licence fee 47. 50. A novice driver is able to steer a straight course. How could you help them improve their steering skills? Get them to adjust the mirrors while driving Teach them to turn corners while changing gear Teach them to change gear as often as possible Get them to practise steering with one hand 48. 47. Why should you provide feedback to your pupil? To encourage them to move on to learning new skills To ensure they know how well they're doing To allow you to record how well you're teaching To tell the pupil what they've done wrong 49. 61. What could you do to reduce the volume of traffic on the roads? Use a car with a smaller engine Share a car when possible Drive in a bus lane Travel by car at all times 50. 32. Why do motorcyclists often wear bright clothing? They must do so by law It keeps them cool in summer Bright colours are very popular To make it easier for other road users to see them 51. 31. What should you do if you go to a social event and need to drive a short time after? Avoid drinking alcohol on an empty stomach Drink plenty of coffee after drinking alcohol Avoid drinking alcohol completely Drink plenty of milk before drinking alcohol 52. 8. Your pupil is approaching a crossroads. What advice should you give them 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 53. 2. What will reduce the risk of whiplash injury? An air-sprung seat Anti-lock brakes A collapsible steering wheel A correctly adjusted head restraint 54. 65. You've just taken some cough medicine given to you by a friend. What should you do before you drive 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 could affect your driving Drive a short distance to see if the medicine is affecting your driving 55. 29. What's the most important task at the end of every driving lesson? Arrange the next lesson Go over all the mistakes that have been made Encourage the pupil to reflect on their own performance Set the objectives for the next lesson 56. 27. How much verbal instruction is needed to help a pupil attain a good standard of driving? A constant amount throughout, regardless of competence More as the test date approaches Just enough to ensure they understand what's required None once they reach test standard 57. 19. How should driving lessons be planned? So that no mistakes are made by the pupil, to give them encouragement So that lots of mistakes are made, to exploit the pupil's weaknesses So that lots of mistakes are made, and the instructor can be seen to give value for money So that the lessons meet the needs and ability of the pupil 58. 56. A pupil's driving is well below driving-test standard. What should you do if they insist on taking the driving test? Allow them to use your car if it's fitted with dual controls Refuse to allow them to use your car for the test Allow them to take the test just to prove that you were right Allow them to take the test but make the examiner aware 59. 13. What should you do if a pupil seems to have reached a point where they've stopped making progress in their learning? Work with the pupil to identify any blocks to learning Carry on with the set programme Insist they get more practice Cancel the next few lessons 60. 22. What should you do if you have to use the dual controls? Say nothing to preserve the pupil's confidence Ask the pupil if they understand why it was necessary to use them Explain that it will be covered at the end of the lesson Say nothing and expect the pupil to understand why 61. 3. How can you encourage a pupil to develop a good driving attitude? By allowing them to take responsibility as soon as possible By imposing your will as the instructor By letting them learn from experience By asking them to study the instruction manuals 62. 18. What should you remove before leaving your car unattended? A first-aid kit A road atlas Spare bulbs The vehicle documents 63. 59. How should you choose your method of instruction? Use the same method for all pupils Vary the method to suit the pupil Use one method for male pupils and another for females Use the method that suits your teaching style 64. 5. What should you do if a pupil you're instructing fails to make the progress you were expecting? Be patient and continue the well-tried methods that are working with other pupils Go on to more advanced driving situations to speed up the learning process Ask the pupil if there's a particular problem that's holding them back Continue to repeat the same exercise until the pupil gets it right 65. 24. For a few days you've been taking medicine that makes you feel drowsy. Today you feel better, but you still need to take the medicine. When should you drive? Only if your journey is necessary Only at night, on quiet roads Only if someone goes with you Only after checking with your doctor 66. 11. What should you do if a pupil drives the rear wheels over the kerb when they turn left? Tell them that this fault can be avoided by first swinging out to the right Ask them to explain why they think this happened Explain that the rear wheels cut in when turning left Demonstrate how this was caused by turning the steering wheel too late 67. 40. What should you teach a pupil to do if another driver flashes their headlights? Stay where they are, as the signal isn't an official one Correctly interpret what the other driver is going to do Make progress while the opportunity is available Flash their headlights back at the other driver 68. 20. What can be established through an appropriate use of open questions? The pupil's attitude, norms and motivation when learning to drive The pupil's level of practical and theoretical knowledge The pupil's degree of aptitude and psychomotor skills If the ADI and the pupil have any interests in common 69. 12. What should you do if a pupil stops making progress in their learning? Slow down the pace of instruction Discuss blocks to progress and develop strategies to overcome the blocks Make the pupil have extra lessons to help overcome the difficulty Conclude they have learning difficulties and refer them to a specialist ADI 70. 6. Your doctor has given you a course of medicine. Why should you ask how it will affect you? Drugs make you a better driver by quickening your reactions You'll have to let your insurance company know about the medicine Some types of medicine can cause your reactions to slow down The medicine you take may affect your hearing 71. 78. The timing of directions to a pupil is very important. What's the recommended method of doing this clearly? Direct - Alert - Identify Alert - Identify - Direct Direct - Identify - Alert Alert - Direct - Identify 72. 46. What advice should you give to a pupil who wishes to overtake a long, slow-moving vehicle on a busy road? Follow it closely and keep moving out to see the road ahead Flash your headlights for the oncoming traffic to give way Stay behind until the driver waves you past Keep well back until you can see that it's clear 73. 69. What major advantage does a pupil gain from agreeing learning objectives? They have no need to ask questions of the instructor They'll be able to drive a vehicle responsibly, with concentration and patience They'll know what's expected of them and be able to evaluate their progress They'll know when they're ready to take the test 74. 44. When does the cost of vehicle insurance normally reduce? When you pass the driving test first time When you're under 25 years old When you don't wear glasses When you're over 25 years old 75. 26. What's the best way to maintain the motivation and interest of a pupil having difficulty in learning? Giving a demonstration when mistakes are made Keeping strictly to the lesson plan Taking time to find out whether the pupil has a preferred learning style Repeating an exercise until they get it right 76. 45. What can happen if an instructor's expectations of a pupil are too high? The pupil will progress at their own rate The pupil's learning is reinforced The pupil's confidence can be damaged The pupil's confidence will improve 77. 34. Which organisation publishes guidance about medical conditions that might prevent someone from driving? The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) The Automobile Association The Police 78. 41. You're about to return home from holiday when you become ill. What should you do if a doctor prescribes drugs that are likely to affect your driving? Only drive if someone is with you Only drive on quiet, local roads Don't drive at all Only drive at 30 mph or less Time's up Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.