Practice learner permit test

Note: This is not a learner permit or licence

  • Practice Test Ref #: 1799565
  • Date Printed: 7/07/2022

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. 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.

2. You are driving vehicle A. You want to turn right at the intersection. Which lane must you turn from?

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a You must move to the right lane to turn.
b You must stay in the left lane to turn.
c You may turn from either lane because it is a one-way road.

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

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

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

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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.

5. What does this sign mean?

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

6. Which vehicle must give way?

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

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

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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.

8. Which driver needs to do a head check to see the other vehicle?

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a The driver of vehicle A only
b The driver of vehicle B only
c Both drivers

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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.

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

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

13. 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.

14. You are driving in heavy traffic. What is a good way to reduce the amount of fuel you use?

a Accelerate quickly to keep up with the traffic flow.
b Try to avoid bursts of acceleration and deceleration.
c Take your vehicle out of gear as you approach the vehicle in front.

15. There are no lane markings on the road. You are driving vehicle A. When are you allowed to overtake vehicle B?

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a Never
b At any time
c If you signal and it is safe to do so

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

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a the motorcycle only.
b the pedestrian only.
c both the pedestrian and the motorcycle.

17. One of the real challenges of driving is

a driving safely with noisy passengers in your car.
b keeping your car clean and tidy.
c going on a long drive regularly.

18. 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%

19. What does this sign mean?

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

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

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

21. You are driving vehicle A. You want to turn left. How must you approach the intersection?

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a As close to the left side of the road as possible
b As close to the left side of the broken white line as possible
c As close to the middle of the lane as possible

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

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

24. 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.

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

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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.

26. Speeding increases the risk of a crash because it

a slows your reflexes.
b increases the number of road hazards.
c reduces the time for scanning the driving situation.

27. Vehicles A and B have collided. The most likely cause of this collision is that

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a the driver of vehicle A failed to give way to vehicle B.
b the driver of vehicle B was not concentrating and didn't see vehicle A.
c the driver of vehicle B was travelling too fast to enter the intersection safely.

28. This sign means that vehicles must give way to buses in built-up areas

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a at all times.
b only when the bus is changing lanes.
c only when the bus is about to pull out from the kerb into the left lane.

29. 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.

30. 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

31. What does this sign mean?

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a You may stop at the kerb as long as you do not get out of your vehicle.
b You may stop at the kerb for up to two minutes.
c You must not stop at the kerb.

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

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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.