Theory Test Answers

Theory Test Answers

Theory test answers

1. Drinking any amount of alcohol is likely to
Mark 3 answers
  • Slow down your reactions to hazards
  • Increase the speed of your reactions
  • Worsen your judgement of speed
  • Improve your awareness of danger
  • Give a false sense of confidence
/ 2. Which THREE of the following do you need before you can drive legally?
  • A valid driving licence with signature
  • A valid tax disc displayed on your vehicle
  • A vehicle service record
  • Proper insurance cover
  • Breakdown cover
  • A vehicle handbook

3. You have been taking medicine for a few days which made you feel drowsy. Today you feel much better but still need to take the medicine.
You should only drive?
  • If your journey is necessary
  • At night on quiet roads
  • If someone goes with you
  • After checking with a doctor
/ 4. You have been convicted of driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. You will find this is likely to cause the cost of one of the following to rise considerably. Which one?
  • Road Fund license
  • Insurance premiums
  • Vehicle test certificate
  • Driving license

5. Which age group of drivers is most likely to be involved in a road accident?
  • 17 – 25 year olds
  • 36 – 45 year olds
  • 46 – 55 year olds
  • Over 55 year olds
/ 6. What advice should you give to a driver who has a few alcoholic drinks at a party?
  • Have a strong cup of coffee and then drive home
  • Drive home carefully and slowly
  • Go home by public transport
  • Wait a while then drive home

7. You are the first person to arrive at an accident where people are badly injured. Which THREE should you do?
  • Switch on your own hazard warning lights
  • Make sure that someone telephones for an ambulance
  • Try and get people who are injured to drink something
  • Move the people who are injured clear of their vehicles
  • Get people who are not injured clear of the scene
/ 8. If your motorway journey seems boring and you feel drowsy while driving, you should?
  • Open a window and drive to the next service station
  • Stop on the hard shoulder for a sleep
  • Speed up to arrive at your destination sooner
  • Slow down and let other drivers overtake

9. How can you plan your route before starting a long journey?
  • Check the vehicle’s workshop manual
  • Ask the local garage
  • Use a route planner on the internet
  • Consult your travel agents
/ 10. Which THREE result from drinking alcohol?
  • Less control
  • A false sense of confidence
  • Faster reactions
  • Poor judgement of speed
  • Greater awareness of danger

11. You go to a social event and need to drive a short time after. What precaution should you take?
  • Avoid drinking alcohol on an empty stomach
  • Drink plenty of coffee after drinking alcohol
  • Avoid drinking completely
  • Drink plenty of milk before drinking alcohol
/ 12. You take some cough medicine given to you by a friend. What should you do before driving?
  • Ask your friend if taking the medicine affected their driving
  • Drink some strong coffee one hour before driving
  • Check the label to see if the medicine will affect your driving
  • Drive a short distance to see if the medicine is affecting your driving

13. You are on a good, dry road surface and your vehicle has good brakes and tyres. What is the typical overall stopping distance?
  • 23 metres (75 feet)
  • 36 metres (120 feet)
  • 53 metres (175 feet)
  • 96 metres (315 feet)
/ 14. You have just passed your test. How can you decrease your risk of accidents on the motorway?
  • By keeping up with the car in front
  • By never going over 40 mph
  • By staying only in the left hand lane
  • By taking further training

15. Which THREE of these are likely effects of drinking alcohol?
  • Reduced co-ordination
  • Increased confidence
  • Poor judgement
  • Increased concentration
  • Faster reactions
  • Colour blindness
/ 16. You are not sure if your cough medicine will affect you. What TWO things should you do?
  • Ask your doctor
  • Check the medicine label
  • Drive if you feel alright
  • Ask a friend or relative for advice

17. Planning your journey to avoid busy times has a number of advantages. One of these is
  • Your journey will take longer
  • You will have a more pleasant journey
  • You will cause more pollution
  • Your stress level will be greater
/ 18. What else can seriously affect your concentration, other than alcoholic drinks?
Mark 3 answers
  • Drugs
  • Tiredness
  • Tinted windows
  • Contact lenses
  • Loud music

19. You are taking drugs that are likely to affect your driving what should you do?
  • Seek medical advice before driving
  • Limit your driving to essential journeys
  • Only drive if accompanied by a full license-holder
  • Drive only for short distances
/ 20. You have been involved in an argument before starting your journey. This has made you feel angry. You should?
  • Start to drive, but open a window
  • Driver slower than normal and turn your radio on
  • Have an alcoholic drink to help you to relax before driving
  • Calm down before you start to drive

21. A police officer asks to see your documents. You do not have them with you. You may produce them at a police station within
  • 5 days
  • 7 days
  • 21 days
/ 22. How does alcohol affect you?
  • It speeds up your reactions
  • It increases your awareness
  • It improves your co-ordination
  • It reduces your concentration