Practice Paper Three | Free DVLA Theory Practice

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Question 1 of 25

Why is it unwise to follow this vehicle too closely?

Your brakes will overheat

Your view ahead will be increased

Your engine will overheat

Your view ahead will be reduced

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Question 2 of 25

What's the minimum time gap you should leave when following a vehicle on a wet road?

One second

Two seconds

Three seconds

Four seconds

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Question 3 of 25

You're in a one-way street and want to turn right. There are two lanes. Where should you position your vehicle?

In the right-hand lane

In the left-hand lane

In either lane, depending on the traffic

Just left of the centre line

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Question 4 of 25

You're approaching a zebra crossing. Pedestrians are waiting to cross. What should you do?

Give way to the elderly and infirm only

Slow down and prepare to stop

Use your headlights to indicate they can cross

Wave at them to cross the road

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Question 5 of 25

Why should you never wave people across at pedestrian crossings?

Another vehicle may be coming

They may not be looking

It's safer for you to carry on

They may not be ready to cross

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Question 6 of 25

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

Slow down and let the vehicle turn

Drive on, keeping to the left

Overtake on the right of it

Hold your speed and sound your horn

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Question 7 of 25

A vehicle pulls out in front of you at a junction. What should you do?

Swerve past it and sound your horn

Flash your headlights and drive up close behind

Slow down and be ready to stop

Accelerate past it immediately

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Question 8 of 25

You're in a line of traffic. The driver behind you is following very closely. What action should you take?

Ignore the following driver and continue to travel within the speed limit

Slow down, gradually increasing the gap between you and the vehicle in front

Signal left and wave the following driver past

Move over to a position just left of the centre line of the road

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Question 9 of 25

You wish to turn right ahead. Why should you take up the correct position in good time?

To allow other drivers to pull out in front of you

To give a better view into the road that you're joining

To help other road users know what you intend to do

To allow drivers to pass you on the right

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Question 10 of 25

You're driving in traffic at the speed limit for the road. What should you do if the driver behind is trying to overtake?

Move closer to the car ahead, so the driver behind has no room to overtake

Wave the driver behind to overtake when it's safe

Keep a steady course and allow the driver behind to overtake

Accelerate to get away from the driver behind

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Question 11 of 25

Who should obey diamond-shaped traffic signs?

Tram drivers

Bus drivers

Lorry drivers

Taxi drivers

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Question 12 of 25

You're being followed by an ambulance showing flashing blue lights. What should you do?

Pull over as soon as it's safe to do so

Accelerate hard to get away from it

Maintain your speed and course

Brake harshly and stop well out into the road

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Question 13 of 25

What should you use your horn for?

To alert others to your presence

To allow you right of way

To greet other road users

To signal your annoyance

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Question 14 of 25

What style of driving causes increased risk to everyone?

Considerate

Defensive

Competitive

Responsible

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Question 15 of 25

You're waiting in a traffic queue at night. How can you avoid dazzling drivers behind you?

Use the parking brake only

Use the footbrake only

Use the clutch with the accelerator

Use the parking brake with the footbrake

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Question 16 of 25

At which type of crossing are cyclists allowed to ride across with pedestrians?

Toucan

Puffin

Pelican

Zebra

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Question 17 of 25

At a puffin crossing, which colour follows the green signal?

Steady red

Flashing amber

Steady amber

Flashing green

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Question 18 of 25

It can be helpful to plan your route before starting a journey. Why should you also plan an alternative route?

Your original route may be blocked

Your maps may have different scales

You may find you have to pay a congestion charge

You may get held up by a tractor

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Question 19 of 25

What does the law require you to keep in good condition?

Gears

Transmission

Door locks

Seat belts

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Question 20 of 25

What can cause excessive or uneven tyre wear?

A faulty gearbox

A faulty braking system

A faulty electrical system

A faulty exhaust system

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Question 21 of 25

What can driving smoothly achieve?

Reduction in journey times by about 15%

Increase in fuel consumption by about 15%

Reduction in fuel consumption by about 15%

Increase in journey times by about 15%

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Question 22 of 25

How can you avoid wasting fuel?

By having your vehicle serviced regularly

By revving the engine in the lower gears

By keeping an empty roof rack on your vehicle

By driving at higher speeds where possible

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Question 23 of 25

You service your own vehicle. How should you get rid of the old engine oil?

Take it to a local-authority site

Pour it down a drain

Tip it into a hole in the ground

Put it in your dustbin

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Question 24 of 25

You're carrying two 13-year-old children and their parents in your car. Who's responsible for seeing that the children wear seat belts?

The children's parents

You, the driver

The front-seat passenger

The children

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Question 25 of 25

What can people who live or work in towns and cities do to help reduce urban pollution levels?

Drive more quickly

Over-rev in a low gear

Walk or cycle

Drive short journeys

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