Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 263295
  • Date Printed: 18/11/2017


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 must give way?

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

2. In which of these diagrams does vehicle A have to give way to vehicle B?

a Diagram I only
b Diagram II only
c In both diagrams I and II

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

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.

4. 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.

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

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.

6. Peter is a learner driver. He wants to practise driving for 5 hours next week. Which driving experience will be the most valuable to him?

a 10 trips of 30 minutes
b 2 trips of 2.5 hours
c 1 trip of 5 hours

7. You are in vehicle A. Vehicle B is driving too closely behind you. What should you do?

a Speed up.
b Sound your horn.
c Maintain a steady speed.

8. 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.

9. 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

10. 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

11. Crashes are usually caused because

a many vehicles are unroadworthy.
b roads are often in poor condition.
c drivers make mistakes.

12. Learner drivers will consistently make good driving decisions

a only after a lot of experience and practice.
b straight away because they have good reflexes.
c after the first two practice sessions.

13. When is fatigue likely to be a significant problem for you as a driver?

a During those times when you are normally asleep
b After you drink coffee
c After you fail to take medication

14. 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.

15. 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

16. 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.

17. You are driving vehicle A when a tennis ball rolls onto the road ahead of you. You should

a immediately brake as hard as possible.
b swerve into the opposite (oncoming) lane.
c touch the brakes and prepare to slow down.

18. This sign indicates

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

19. You are about to enter a street with this sign. What must you do?

a Drive at 40 km/h or less.
b Drive at more than 40 km/h.
c Look out for pedestrians for the next 40 km.

20. 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.

21. 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

22. What does this sign warn you about?

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

23. What does this sign mean?

a You must overtake on the left.
b You must not overtake in the right lane.
c You are only allowed to drive in the right lane when overtaking or when the traffic is congested.

24. What type of intersection is ahead?

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

25. There are double white continuous lines painted in the centre of the road. Are you allowed to cross the lines to overtake?

a You may cross the lines at any time.
b You may only cross the lines to overtake if the road ahead is clear.
c You must not cross the lines to overtake.

26. When is vehicle A allowed to turn right?

a Before vehicle B turns right
b After vehicle B has turned right
c Vehicle A is not allowed to turn right.

27. 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.

28. You are driving a car. You need to move into a bus lane to turn. What is the maximum distance you may travel in a bus lane?

a 100 metres
b 150 metres
c 200 metres

29. Which vehicle must give way?

a The motorcycle
b Vehicle A
c The vehicle that enters the intersection last must give way.

30. 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

31. You are driving vehicle A. What should you do?

a Overtake the truck now.
b Sound your horn to tell the truck driver that you are behind him.
c Stay behind the truck and leave room for it to turn.

32. Your licence has been cancelled. You are

a not allowed to drive under any circumstances.
b allowed to drive only in an emergency.
c allowed to drive to work if there is no other type of transport available.