Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 737938
  • Date Printed: 22/04/2019


There are 32 questions in this Practice Learner Permit Test. Please read each question carefully using the associated diagram if available.

Your answer may only be one of three. (a, b or c). Each letter is located to the left of the possible three answers.

Please answer each question on the Answer sheet provided. Only circle one option.

1. Which vehicle is NOT allowed to make a U-turn?

a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c Vehicle C

2. It is 5.00 pm on Monday. You see this sign in your lane. Which of these are you allowed to do?

a Park your vehicle.
b Change lanes.
c Drop off a passenger.

3. You are travelling at 50 km/h on a dry road. It takes 35 metres to stop. What happens when the road is wet?

a You need more than 35 metres to stop.
b You need less than 35 metres to stop.
c The weather conditions do not affect the braking distance.

4. Who must give way to the pedestrian?

a Neither vehicle A nor vehicle B
b Both vehicle A and vehicle B
c Vehicle B only

5. When are you allowed to drive above the speed limit?

a When overtaking on a freeway
b In an emergency
c Never

6. When are you allowed to use your vehicle's horn?

a To warn other drivers of your position on the road
b To let other drivers know that they are driving too fast
c To inform other drivers of a dangerous situation further along the road

7. You are carrying a pregnant passenger in your vehicle. You should make sure that the lower part of her seat belt is sitting

a across the baby bump. (Position A)
b below the baby bump. (Position B)
c around the knees. (Position C)

8. The outside mirrors of your car should be adjusted so that a part of the mirror shows

a your reflection.
b the inside of your car.
c the edge of your car.

9. What should you do with your eyes while driving?

a Focus your eyes on the vehicle in front.
b Keep watching the traffic all around you.
c Keep your eyes fixed on the rear view mirror.

10. Your vehicle breaks down at the side of the road. What should you do?

a Turn on your hazard warning lights.
b Turn on your right indicator.
c Put your headlights on full beam.

11. You are driving in a tunnel and your engine starts to make strange noises. What should you do?

a Stop in the emergency lane.
b Try to drive out of the tunnel.
c Turn off your headlights.

12. Who has the highest risk of crashing?

a Learner permit drivers
b P1 probationary licence drivers
c P2 probationary licence drivers

13. Kalista has a GPS navigation system in her car. She is only allowed to use this while driving if

a she can adjust it easily while driving.
b it is mounted to the car and does not distract her.
c she keeps it on her lap with the sound turned off.

14. Which statement applies to this sign?

a It is 440 kilometres to Korumburra.
b Leongatha is a destination along this road.
c You will reach Poowong if you continue on road B440.

15. This sign indicates that

a there are curves in the road for the next 45 kilometres.
b 45 km/h is the minimum speed you should drive around the curve.
c 45 km/h is the maximum speed you should drive around the curve in good conditions.

16. What is the speed limit on roads without speed limit signs outside built-up areas in Victoria?

a 60 km/h
b 80 km/h
c 100 km/h

17. What does this sign warn you about?

a Pedestrian crossing ahead
b Railway crossing ahead
c Traffic intersection ahead

18. When is the surface of a sealed road likely to be most slippery?

a When it has not rained for weeks
b When it begins to rain
c After several hours of rain

19. This sign indicates

a a bend in the road.
b a slippery road surface.
c a bumpy road.

20. Just before you enter an intersection the traffic signal turns red. What should you do?

a Slow down and check for vehicles on your right before you cross.
b Accelerate to get across the intersection quickly.
c Stop.

21. You are driving vehicle A. How can you avoid a head-on collision with vehicle B?

a Slow down as safely as you can, and move off the road to the left if possible.
b Turn your headlights on and sound your horn.
c Continue straight ahead, since vehicle B is in the wrong.

22. What type of intersection is ahead?

a Cross-road
b T-intersection
c Staggered side road junction

23. You are driving vehicle A. The driver of vehicle B is trying to overtake. What should you do?

a Drive close to the middle line of the road so it is hard for the driver to overtake you.
b Turn on your hazard lights to warn the driver not to overtake you in a dangerous place.
c Maintain your speed and keep to the left of your lane.

24. When is it advisable to drive more than the usual two seconds behind the vehicle in front?

a At all times
b When the driving conditions are ideal
c When the driving conditions are poor

25. Can you be sure of your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) when you drink alcohol?

a You can be sure if you measure your BAC when you have some alcohol and then always drink the same amount.
b You can never be sure of your BAC even when you drink the same amount of alcohol.
c If you only have one can of beer you can be sure your BAC will be below the legal limit.

26. You are driving vehicle A. How should you manage the driving risk in this situation?

a Slow down so that you can stop if the cyclist crosses the road.
b Continue because the cyclist must give way to you.
c Brake heavily to give way to the cyclist.

27. What is a good way to test some of your driving performance when you are in a safe place?

a Reverse in a straight line for an extended distance.
b Accelerate as hard as possible around a corner.
c Speed up, then brake suddenly.

28. Which vehicle must give way?

a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c The vehicle that gets to the intersection last

29. Which vehicle must give way?

a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c The vehicle that gets to the intersection last

30. You are driving vehicle A. Who must give way?

a You must give way to vehicle B.
b Vehicle B must give way to you.
c The vehicle that gets to the intersection last must give way.

31. What is one thing you should try if your brakes fail?

a Quickly apply the handbrake.
b Pump on the brake pedal hard and fast.
c Stay in the same gear and sound your horn.

32. You are driving vehicle A. You must give way to

a pedestrian I only.
b pedestrian II only.
c both pedestrians I and II.