Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 80783
  • Date Printed: 25/04/2017

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. What does this road sign indicate?

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a There is a T-intersection ahead.
b The left lane ends, prepare to move into another lane.
c Travel slowly if you are in the left lane.

2. 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

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

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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.

4. This sign indicates

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

5. 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

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. You are driving vehicle A. You are about to collide with a cyclist who has pulled out ahead of you. To avoid collisions like this, you should

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a not drive in built-up areas.
b slow down when approaching parked cars so you can see and respond to hazards.
c sound your horn when approaching any situation which might be hazardous.

9. What is the best advice for learner drivers about driving at night?

a Don't do it because the crash risk is higher.
b Practise driving at night with an experienced supervisor.
c Drive very slowly because the crash risk is higher.

10. When you see this sign, what should you do?

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a Stop.
b Slow down and prepare to stop.
c Sound your horn and continue.

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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.

15. 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.

16. What type of intersection is ahead?

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

17. Which statement applies to this sign?

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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.

18. 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.

19. Which of these things is most likely to cause drowsiness in drivers?

a Driving with windows open
b Consuming a reasonable quantity of alcohol
c Drinking strong coffee

20. 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.

21. 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

22. You are sharing a lane with a cyclist. What is the minimum distance you should leave between your vehicle and the cyclist?

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a 1 metre
b 2 metres
c 3 metres

23. You are driving in heavy traffic. Your lane is blocked by a vehicle turning right.

a Wait until the vehicle turns, then proceed.
b Sound your horn until the vehicle turns.
c Try to squeeze past on the footpath on the left of the vehicle.

24. You are approaching a railway crossing. A railway employee is signalling you to stop. You cannot see any trains coming. What should you do?

a Stop.
b Slow down and drive carefully across.
c Sound your horn and drive across as quickly as possible.

25. You are in a vehicle waiting for a passenger who will get off a bus at a bus stop. Where is it best to wait?

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a Position I
b Position II
c Position III

26. Which vehicle is legally parked next to the dividing strip?

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a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c Vehicle C

27. Which vehicle must signal to leave the roundabout if practical?

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

28. It is said that driving is like playing sport. This is because sport and driving both

a involve physical effort.
b need a lot of practice.
c are competitive.

29. Why is it important to scan the road scene when you drive?

a It will help you stay awake.
b You are more likely to anticipate potential hazards.
c You will develop good vehicle control.

30. 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.

31. 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.

32. David wants to use the GPS navigation system in his car. What can he do to reduce the risk of crashing?

a Turn off the GPS sound and rely only on the images.
b Program the GPS before starting his journey.
c Keep the GPS on his lap so he does not have to reach for it while driving.