Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 1631856
  • Date Printed: 31/07/2021


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. Which statement applies to this sign?

a You are travelling on road M79.
b You will reach Harcourt before you reach Kyneton.
c The speed limit when driving through Harcourt is 50 km/h.

2. 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.

3. What is hazard perception?

a The ability to identify, assess and respond to potential risks safely
b The ability to control your vehicle effectively in skids or spins
c The ability to maintain your vehicle in good condition

4. 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

5. "Each of these vehicles is about to turn left at the roundabout. Which vehicle is approaching the roundabout correctly?"

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

6. You are parallel parking. Parking bays are not marked. How much space must you leave between your vehicle and the vehicle in front?

a At least 1 metre
b At least 2 metres
c At least 3 metres

7. You want to drive on the tram tracks to turn right. A tram is in the tram lane next to you. What should you do?

a Let the tram pass, then turn.
b Move ahead quickly to pass the tram so you can turn.
c Continue straight ahead, because you are not allowed to turn across the tram tracks.

8. This sign indicates

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

9. A tram has stopped at a tram stop. All pedestrians have got off the tram and reached the kerb. The tram has closed its doors. How fast are you allowed to drive past the tram?

a Up to 10 km/h
b Up to 20 km/h
c Up to that road's speed limit

10. 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.

11. Which vehicle is NOT allowed to make a U-turn?

a Vehicle A
b Vehicle B
c Vehicle C

12. The sign above your lane changes while you are driving. What should you do?

a Slow down and come to a complete stop.
b Carefully move into the next lane.
c Continue driving and get off at the next exit.

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 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. Crashes are usually caused because

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

16. "You are driving vehicle A. How can you turn safely?"

a Signal for 30 metres before you turn.
b Slow down, drive past vehicle B, then signal and turn.
c Stop, give way to vehicle B, then signal and turn.

17. 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.

18. 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

19. 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.

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

a vehicle B only.
b vehicle C only.
c neither vehicle B nor vehicle C.

21. You are driving on a road where the speed limit is 110 km/h. How can you reduce the amount of fuel you use?

a Drive at a steady speed of 90 km/h.
b Drive at a steady speed of 110 km/h.
c Regularly alternate between speeds of 90 km/h and 110 km/h.

22. How should you enter the exit ramp of a freeway?

a Stop and give way to any other vehicles.
b Continue to drive at the same speed.
c Adjust your speed once you have entered the exit ramp.

23. 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.

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

a both vehicle B and vehicle C.
b vehicle B only.
c neither vehicle B nor vehicle C.

25. 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.

26. It is 5.00 pm on Monday. You see this sign in your lane. Which of these are you allowed to do?

a Park your vehicle.
b Change lanes.
c Drop off a passenger.

27. 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.

28. 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.

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

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.

30. The outside mirrors of your car should be adjusted so that a part of the mirror shows

a your reflection.
b the inside of your car.
c the edge of your car.

31. 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.

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

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