Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 2057449
  • Date Printed: 10/12/2023


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 sign mean?

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

2. Which vehicle is taking the safest path?

a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c Vehicle C

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

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

4. You park at the side of the road. You leave three metres of the road clear. Which road lines are you allowed to park opposite?

a A continuous yellow edge line at the side of the road
b Continuous double white lines in the centre of the road
c A broken white line in the centre of the road

5. 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.

6. Which vehicle must give way?

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

7. What does this sign mean?

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

8. There is a single white broken line painted in the centre of the road. Where must you drive?

a You must drive on the line.
b You must keep as close to the line as possible.
c You must keep to the left of the line and as close to the left side of the road as possible.

9. 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.

10. In which of these situations are you allowed to drive in a bus lane?

a When you plan to turn left in less than 100 metres
b When the traffic in other lanes has stopped moving
c When making a three point turn

11. 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

12. When are you allowed to park for three hours on either side of this sign?

a At 10.00 am on a Saturday
b At 8.30 am on a Monday
c At 10.00 am on a Friday

13. 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

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

a Vehicle B must give way to you.
b You must give way to vehicle B.
c The drivers can decide who gives way.

15. You are driving vehicle A. There are no oncoming vehicles. Which diagram shows a situation where overtaking is allowed?

a Diagram I
b Diagram II
c Diagram III

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

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.

17. 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.

18. You are driving in this position when the tram slows down and stops at a tram stop. What should you do?

a Stop.
b Continue driving slowly, watching for pedestrians.
c Move to the left of the lane and drive at 10 km/h.

19. Janelle has a P1 probationary licence. She pulls over to the side of the road but does not park her car. What is she NOT allowed to do?

a Listen to music from the car's stereo.
b Talk to a passenger in the back seat.
c Make a call on a hands-free mobile phone.

20. Before you go for your licence you should practise driving with your supervising driver

a only during the daylight hours.
b at different times of the day and night.
c only when the roads are not busy.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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

24. 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

25. David is a P1 driver. He wants to use the GPS navigation system in his car. What must 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 and use voice controls so he does not have to reach for it while driving.

26. What does this sign warn you about?

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

27. Good drivers can predict what may happen around them. How do they get this skill?

a They have a natural ability to drive well.
b They have had lots of experience driving in different situations.
c They only drive in the same areas.

28. 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

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

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

30. What type of intersection is ahead?

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

31. 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.

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.