Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 916544
  • Date Printed: 15/10/2019

Instructions

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. You are tired after a day's work, and need to drive a long distance. What should you do?

a Sleep until refreshed before driving.
b Drink coffee and drive immediately.
c Open the windows and turn on the radio before driving.

2. You are driving vehicle A. How should you manage the driving risk?

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a Complete your turn.
b Wait until you can see where the cyclist is going.
c Wait until the traffic lights are red before you turn.

3. You are driving at 10 km/h below the speed limit on a straight road. You are about two seconds behind the vehicle in front. The only reason for moving closer to the car in front is

a if you are holding up the traffic behind you.
b to pass it when it is safe to do so.
c because your passengers have asked you to do so.

4. Vehicles B and C have collided. The most likely cause of this collision is that

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a vehicle A stopped without any warning.
b vehicle C was travelling too fast.
c vehicle B moved to the left lane without checking for a clear space.

5. You are driving vehicle A. You want to turn right at the intersection. Which lane must you turn from?

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a You must move to the right lane to turn.
b You must stay in the left lane to turn.
c You may turn from either lane because it is a one-way road.

6. You are the driver of vehicle A. You are parked and about to enter the stream of traffic. You must give way to

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a the cyclist only.
b vehicle B only.
c both the cyclist and vehicle B.

7. You are driving vehicle A. You want to turn left. How must you approach the intersection?

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a As close to the left side of the road as possible
b As close to the left side of the broken white line as possible
c As close to the middle of the lane as possible

8. Which vehicle should go first?

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a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c Vehicle C

9. When must vehicle A give way to vehicle B?

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a Only when vehicle B is next to vehicle A
b Only when vehicle B would need to brake hard to let vehicle A into its lane
c Always

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

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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.

11. Which vehicle must give way?

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

12. You are driving vehicle A. Which vehicles must you give way to?

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a Both vehicle B and vehicle C
b Vehicle B only
c Vehicle C only

13. You are entering a lane of traffic from the side of the road. How long must you signal with your indicators before you pull out?

a Up to 2 seconds
b At least 5 seconds
c More than 10 seconds

14. You are driving vehicle A. What is the safest way to leave the roundabout?

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a Give way to vehicle B before you leave.
b Move across to the left lane as you leave.
c Stay in the right lane as you leave.

15. When entering a roundabout you must give way to

a all vehicles in the roundabout to your right only.
b all vehicles in the roundabout to your left only.
c all vehicles already in the roundabout.

16. You are driving vehicle A. When can you complete a hook turn?

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a When the road you are leaving is clear of oncoming traffic
b When the traffic lights in the road you are leaving turn orange
c When the traffic lights in the road you are entering turn green

17. You are approaching a stationary tram. What must you do?

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a Stop at the rear of the tram and give way to both pedestrians.
b Drive slowly around the pedestrians.
c Sound your horn to warn the pedestrians to wait for you to drive past.

18. The road ahead is clear for both vehicle A and vehicle B. Is overtaking allowed?

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a Only for vehicle A
b Only for vehicle B
c Overtaking is not allowed.

19. What does this sign mean?

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a Stop sign ahead
b Dangerous intersection ahead
c Traffic lights ahead

20. What does this sign mean?

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a Vehicles must stop and give way.
b Pedestrians must stop.
c Vehicles must stop only when another vehicle is coming.

21. What type of intersection is ahead?

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

22. You are driving at 100 km/h. What distance are you most likely to cover before you can stop?

a 40 metres
b 80 metres
c 140 metres

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

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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.

24. You want to reduce your risk of crashing as a new solo driver. What is the most important thing you can do before you get your licence?

a Practise driving on your own in a safe area off the road.
b Have ten driving lessons from a qualified instructor.
c Have at least 120 hours of supervised driving experience in a wide range of driving conditions.

25. How should you drive out of a bend in the road?

a Accelerate a little
b Slow down a little
c Continue at the same speed

26. 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

27. You can tell when new drivers are becoming more skilled because

a they make fewer mistakes such as running wide on turns.
b they drive on freeways more often.
c they like driving at night.

28. You are facing this traffic light. You are allowed to

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a go straight ahead or to turn right.
b go straight ahead but not to turn right.
c turn right but not to turn left.

29. A driving log is useful for you as a learner driver because it

a enables you to check that you have experienced a wide range of driving conditions.
b includes facts about giving way to other vehicles on the road.
c helps you to find which is the best route to take.

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

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

31. You approach this set of traffic lights. The yellow light is flashing and there are no pedestrians waiting to cross. What should you do?

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a Stop.
b Drive through carefully.
c Wait for a green light.

32. 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.