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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.

You have 30 minutes to complete the test. 


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

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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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

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

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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?

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

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

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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?

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

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Q: What does this sign mean?

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

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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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Q: What does this sign mean?

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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?

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Q: When should tyre pressures be checked?

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Q: Who should obey diamond-shaped traffic signs?

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

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

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Q: How can you avoid wasting fuel?

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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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Q: What does this sign mean?

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

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

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Q: What does this sign mean?

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

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

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Q: What's the meaning of this sign?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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