Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 1666076
  • Date Printed: 29/10/2021


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 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

2. What does this road sign indicate?

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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. If you have a tyre blowout, you should

a immediately pull up the hand brake.
b make sure the car is under control before using the brakes.
c take your hands off the steering wheel and allow the car to slow down.

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. What does this sign mean?

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

8. You are driving while very tired. You suddenly realise you cannot remember the last few kilometres of road. You should

a open a window and keep driving.
b drive faster to frighten yourself into staying awake.
c pull over and sleep.

9. Learner drivers are more likely to improve their skills if they

a only drive in safe conditions.
b have a variety of different driving experiences.
c mainly practise driving on long straight roads.

10. 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

11. Learner drivers with 120 hours of practice decrease their risk of crashing after they get their licence compared to drivers who have less practice. How much is the risk decreased?

a 10%
b 20%
c 30%

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

a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c Vehicle C

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. 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.

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

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

16. 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.

17. One of the real challenges of driving is

a adjusting the radio as you drive.
b keeping your tyres at the correct pressure.
c driving safely on gravel roads.

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. What does this sign warn you about?

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

24. Which vehicle should go first?

a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c Vehicle C

25. Which vehicles are allowed to load or unload here?

a Passenger cars
b Courier cars
c Vehicles with a gross vehicle mass over 4.5 tonnes

26. 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

27. This sign indicates that you must park

a at a 90 degree angle to the kerb.
b at a 45 degree angle to the kerb.
c parallel to the kerb.

28. This sign indicates a railway level crossing. It is important to realise that

a trains will be coming from one direction only.
b trains will not travel in the same direction on the two tracks.
c after one train has passed, another may be coming immediately from either direction.

29. 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.

30. What type of intersection is ahead?

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

31. A vehicle making a U-turn must give way to

a oncoming traffic only.
b traffic overtaking it only.
c all vehicles and pedestrians.

32. 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