Learner licence theory test questions

Specialist questions for car drivers

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1   What is the maximum distance a load may overhang your vehicle behind the rear axle?

___________ metre/s

2   Your vehicle has a current warrant of fitness but a rear red stop light is not working. What should you do?

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3   If your car was first registered before 1 January 2000, when must you renew its warrant of fitness?

Every ___________ months

4   What does a warrant of fitness show?

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5   Which person can legally stop and do a roadside check of your vehicle?

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6   If your vehicle is more than three years old and was first registered on/ after 1 January 2000, when does it require a warrant of fitness inspection?

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7   Where should the warrant of fitness label for your car should be displayed?

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8   What is the maximum distance a load may extend in front of a car?

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9   Which parts of the car must be in good condition to prevent too much noise and gases entering the car?

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10   At night, what must a towed vehicle have at the back of it?

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11   You can be fined if your vehicle is on a road and not up to warrant of fitness standard. True or False?

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12   What is the minimum tread depth required for car tyres?

___________ millmetres

13   If you tow another vehicle, what is the maximum distance allowed between the 2 vehicles?

___________ metres/s

14   What must be displayed on the back of a trailer being towed at night?

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15   What should you do before any modification is carried out on your vehicle?

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16   You can drive a moped on a car licence. True or False?

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17   What is the maximum legal speed limit for a car towing a trailer on the open road?

___________ km/h

18   To tow a trailer on a learner or restricted car licence, the weight of your vehicle plus the weight of the trailer must not exceed what weight?

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19   You have a restricted licence. A condition for driving at night without a supervisor is that you MUST NOT drive between what hours?

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20   If you have had a flat tyre and have fitted a ‘space saver wheel’ what must you do?

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21   What is the maximum speed you may drive If you have a ‘space saver wheel’ fitted?

___________ km/h

22   If you have a restricted licence when can you carry passengers?

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23   If you have a learner licence can you carry passengers?

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24   When you have a learner licence you must always drive with a supervisor. What is a supervisor?

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25   When you have a learner licence do you have to have it with you when you drive?

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26   Who is responsible for making a child under 15 years use a safety belt or a safety seat in a vehicle?

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27   What will happen if you have a front tyre blowout?

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28   What will happen if you have a rear tyre blowout?

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29   The bonnet of your vehicle lifts up while you are driving and you cannot see. What should you do?

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30   What should you do if your vehicle breaks down on a motorway?

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31   Passengers in your vehicle are 15 years or over. Who is responsible for making sure they wear a safety belt?

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32   To tow a trailer on a full car licence, the weight of your vehicle plus the weight of the trailer must not exceed what weight?

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33   When must you turn your vehicle headlights on?

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Last updated: 26 February 2015