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Driving theory test challenge

Practice driving theory test consisting of 50 multiple choice questions from the DVSA question bank.

Practice theory test for learner drivers

Take the A Choice Driving Theory Test Challenge and put your knowledge of the Highway Code to the test. There are 50 multiple-choice questions from the DVSA question bank, each with 4 possible answers.

Short on time? Try the lite version of the theory test, consisting of 10 multiple choice questions. Crown Copyright material has been reproduced by permission of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, which does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the reproduction.

You have 30 minutes to complete the test. 

You have 30 minutes to complete the test. 


mouse on keyboard with traffic signs mock up

Driving theory test challenge

Pick your answer, check the facts and we’ll tot up your answers to see how you’ve scored. Good luck!

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Q: What should you do when you move off from behind a parked car?

cars parked on the side of the road

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Q: At traffic lights, what does it mean when the amber light shows on its own?

traffic light on amber

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Q: Who should obey diamond-shaped traffic signs?

tram 30 mph speed limit sign

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Q: What’s the main hazard you should be aware of when following this cyclist?

cyclist and lorry on busy road ahead

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Q: Your vehicle breaks down on a motorway and you manage to stop on the hard shoulder. What should you do if you use your mobile phone to call for help?

lady waiting at back of car for roadside assistance

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Q: You’re driving on a single carriageway road. Why should you keep well back while you’re following a large vehicle?

truck on the road in the evening

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Q: Why are vehicle mirrors often slightly curved (convex)?

car wing mirror

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Q: What could you do to help injured people at an incident?

lady holding her neck after car accident

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Q: Who’s responsible for making sure that a vehicle isn’t overloaded?

heavy load on the red car roof rack

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Q: What should you do when you park a car facing downhill?

cars parked both side on hill

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Q: A horse rider is in the left-hand lane approaching a roundabout. Where should you expect the rider to go?

horse rider smiling

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Q: When should tyre pressures be checked?

man putting air into car tyres

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Q: You’re towing a trailer along a three-lane motorway. When may you use the right-hand lane?

someone putting tow rope on towbar

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Q: You want to turn left at this junction. What should you do if your view of the main road is restricted?

t junction on a housing estate

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Q: You’re in a one-way street and want to turn right. Where should you position your vehicle when there are two lanes?

one way street with two lanes

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Q: What’s the meaning of this sign?

waiting restrictions road sign

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Q: What should you do if you want to turn left at a junction where pedestrians have started to cross?

pedestrians crossing at busy junction

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Q: Why could it be dangerous to reverse from a side road into a main road?

young lady reversing in car

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Q: You’re driving at night. What should you do if you’re dazzled by headlights coming towards you?

car headlights at night

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Q: Which type of vehicle should you be ready to give way to as you approach this bridge?

railway bridge

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Q: You’re waiting to emerge at a junction. Your view is restricted by parked vehicles. What can help you to see traffic on the road you’re joining?

reflection on the side of a car

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Q: Who’s responsible for paying the vehicle tax?

vehicle tax disc with car keys

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Q: What does this sign mean?

zebra crossing ahead road sign

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Q: You see this amber traffic light ahead. Which light, or lights, will come on next?

traffic light on amber

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Q: You’ve driven up to a pelican crossing. What must you do while the amber light is flashing?

pedestrian pressing button at pedestrian crossing

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Q: You’re driving behind a large goods vehicle. What should you do if it signals left but steers to the right?

truck on the road in the evening

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Q: What does this sign mean?

no stopping road sign

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Q: Which type of crossing allows cyclists to ride across with pedestrians?

cyclists and pedestrians crossing road together

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Q: What should you do if you overtake a cyclist when it’s very windy?

cyclist riding bike

30 / 50

Q: What should you do when leaving your vehicle parked and unattended?

parked silver car

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Q: Which vehicle should you allow extra room as you overtake them?

right arrow signal on car dashboard

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Q: What does this sign mean?

no through road sign

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Q: What does it mean if this light comes on while you’re driving?

brake warning light on car dashboard

34 / 50

Q: How can you reduce the chances of your car being broken into when leaving it unattended?

man breaking into red car

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Q: What’s the speed limit for a car towing a trailer on a motorway?

someone putting tow rope on towbar

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Q: You’re driving in a built-up area that has traffic-calming measures. What should you do when you approach a road hump?

car approaching road hump

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Q: Why is a toucan crossing different from other crossings?

yellow wait warning sign at a pedestrian crossing

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Q: At an incident, it’s important to look after any casualties. What should you do with them when the area is safe?

motorcycle debris on road caused by road accident

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Q: What should you do when there’s an obstruction on your side of the road?

parked car on double yellow lines

40 / 50

Q: You’re following other vehicles in fog. You have your headlights on dipped beam. What else can you do to reduce the chances of being in a collision?

cars on dual carriageway in fog

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Q: Which vehicle is most likely to take an unusual course at a roundabout?

traffic on motorway roundabout

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Q: There’s been a heavy fall of snow. What should you consider before driving in these conditions?

blue car in snow

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Q: How should you drive or ride in areas with traffic-calming measures?

speed camera

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Q: What’s most likely to distract you while you’re driving?

man texting on phone whilst driving

45 / 50

Q: You’re about to go down a steep hill. What should you do to control the speed of your vehicle?

steep country road

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Q: You’re the first person to arrive at an incident where people are badly injured. You’ve switched on your hazard warning lights and checked all engines are stopped. What else should you do?

man calling ambulance on phone after car accident

47 / 50

Q: How can you avoid wasting fuel?

man holding a fuel nozzle

48 / 50

Q: What restrictions apply to people who have a provisional driving licence?

driving licence application form with car keys and a pen

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Q: You’re driving in a slow-moving queue of traffic. What should you do just before changing lane?

slow moving traffic in London

50 / 50

Q: What does this sign mean?

t junction road sign

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