Learner’s Driving Licence Practice Test 2

Q1: A car behind wants to overtake you. What should you do?

Option 1 :  Accelerate away from it

Option 2 : Pull over and park

Option 3 :  Let it

Option 4 :  Move to the center of the road to block it

If somebody wants to overtake you, then let them. They won’t hold you up and you won’t risk them causing an accident through impatience.


Q2: When refueling your vehicle, you must not…?

Option 1 :  Eat

Option 2  : Smoke

Option 3 :  Drink

Option 4 : chat

Never take the chance of having any sort of flame around fuel, it could lead to disaster.


Q3: When near an educational institution, what is the maximum speed at which you can drive?

Option 1 : 30 Km/h

Option 2 : 25 Km/h

Option 3 : 35 Km/h

Option 4: 40 Km/h

When in a school zone, you must reduce your speed to a maximum of 25 km/h


Q4: When you see a traffic light change from green to yellow, what colour light should you expect next?

Option 1 : Red

Option 2 : Flashing yellow

Option 3 : Green

Option 4 : Flashing red

The standard traffic light pattern runs green – yellow – red – flashing yellow – green

Q5: When your brakes get wet and lose some of their power, what should you do?

Option 1 :  Accelerate hard

Option 2 : Press the brakes several times

Option 3 : Stop and wipe them off

Option 4 : Continue as normal

Your brakes may lose efficiency if water has got onto them. You can clear water from the brakes by lightly pumping them; the brake pads will brush the water from the discs.


Q6 : On mountain roads, which of these vehicles has the right-of-way?

Option 1 : The fastest vehicle

Option 2 : The vehicle traveling downhill

Option 3 : The vehicle traveling uphill

Option 4 : The largest vehicle

Vehicles traveling uphill are more likely to have trouble with control if they are forced to slow down, so always give way to them.


Q7: If your vehicle begins to skid, the best way to correct it is to do what?

Option 1 : Let go of the steering wheel

Option 2 : Steer away from the skid

Option 3 : Steer into the skid

Option 4 : Apply the brakes as hard as possible

Steering in the direction you are skidding is the best way to realign the wheels so that they are straight, when you can then retake control of your vehicle’s direction.


Q8: Who is the only person a learner driver may carry on a motorcycle as a passenger?

Option 1 : A spouse

Option 2 : An instructor

Option 3 : A family member

Option 4 : A child

An instructor is the only person permitted to sit with a learner on their motorcycle.


Q9: Under what circumstances may you drive a vehicle on the public roads when it is not registered?

Option 1 : If it is less than five years old

Option 2 : If you are on your way to register it

Option 3 : None

Option 4 : In an emergency situation

Your vehicle is not legal to drive on the road if it is not registered. Additionally, driving an unregistered vehicle will almost certainly invalidate your insurance.


Q10: It is compulsory for all car drivers to carry what type of insurance?

Option 1 : Comprehensive

Option 2 : Breakdown

Option 3 : Medical

Option 4 : Third-party

As a minimum you must carry third-party insurance which means that you can pay for any damages which you may cause.


Q11: If a sign is rectangular in shape, what does it convey?

Option 1 : Instructions

Option 2 : Advertising

Option 3 : Information

Option 4 : Warnings

Rectangular signs offer you information, such as the location of rest areas, places of interest etc.


Q12: You accidentally knock down a pedestrian. What is the first thing you should do?

Option 1 : Find a safe place to park

Option 2 : Help the pedestrian

Option 3 : Call the police

Option 4 : Look for witnesses

First aid to a person in an accident could be a life saver. Attend to the victim before you think of anything else.


Q13: A column of troops is marching up the road ahead of you. What should you do?

Option 1 : Slow to 25 km/h

Option 2 : Sound your horn as a warning

Option 3 : Accelerate to get past quickly

Option 4 : Come to a complete stop

Always slow down to 25 km/h when passing a troop column, so that you are ready to stop or take evasive action if they should change direction.

Q14: Which of these gives police officers a right to seize your vehicle?

Option 1 : Not having valid registration

Option 2 : If you fail an emissions test

Option 3 : When you have been speeding

Option 4 : If you ignore a red light

Failing to have a valid registration is grounds for police officers to seize your vehicle without warning.


Q15: You’ve moved house. You must inform the RTO of your new address within what period?

Option 1 : 30 days

Option 2 : 1 week

Option 3 : 1 year

Option 4 : 6 months

All changes of address must be reported to the RTO within thirty days; if you’re found driving with a licence with the wrong address on it after that you may be fined.


Q16: Under what circumstances is it permissible to park in front of a hospital entrance?

Option 1 : If you are employed by the hospital

Option 2 :If you are collecting a patient

Option 3 : None

Option 4 : If all other parking spaces are full

Parking in such a way as to obstruct hospital entrance could risk lives, and it’s against the law.


Q17: When you buy a new car, the tax which you pay lasts for how long?

Option 1 : For the life of the car

Option 2 : 15 years

Option 3 : 5 years

Option 4 : 10 years

When you buy a new car, the tax payment you make covers you for the next 15 years.


Q18: When driving on a learner’s license, the learner must…?

Option 1 : Only drive at night

Option 2 : Be accompanied by a full license holder

Option 3 : Be accompanied by another learner

Option 4 : Not drive at rush hour

When you have a learner’s license you must not drive without being accompanied by a driver who holds a full license.



Q19: Under which of these circumstances is it permissible to use a mobile phone while driving a motor vehicle?

Option 1 : If the traffic is light

Option 2 : If it is only a short call

Option 3 : None of them

Option 4 : If it is an important call

Studies have shown that using a mobile phone when driving can be as dangerous as having had several drinks. If you must make a call, pull over and stop to do so.

Q20: When you approach a bus which has stopped to collect or drop off passengers, what should you do?

Option 1 : Pass it on the right-hand side

Option 2 : Stop and wait for the bus to pull away

Option 3 : Pass it on the left-hand side

Option 4 : Sound your horn to warn passengers you are there

When a bus is stopped, there is always a chance of passengers appearing in the roadway from in front of it. The safest thing to do is always to wait behind it until it pulls off.


Q21: A flashing yellow signal light indicates that you should…?

Option 1 : Take the next left hand turn

Option 2 : Maintain your current speed

Option 3 : Slow down and proceed when safe

Option 4 : Accelerate

A flashing yellow light warns you that although the red light has gone, there may still be people or other vehicles crossing, so make sure you slow down and check before proceeding.


Q22: A traffic light which you are approaching is showing solid yellow. What should you do?

Option 1 : Slow down and prepare to stop

Option 2 : Move to the right hand side of the road

Option 3 : Maintain your current speed

Option 4 : Accelerate hard

A solid yellow light is the next light after green. It is warning that red will come next, and so you should stop if you can.


Q23: You are forbidden from using your horn near which of these buildings?

Option 1 : A court of law

Option 2 : A school

Option 3 : A factory

Option 4 : A police station

It is not permitted to use your car’s horn In the vicinity of a courthouse.


Q24: When driving on a ghat road, the maximum speed permitted is…?

Option 1 : 55 km/h

Option 2 : 35 km/h

Option 3 : 25 km/h

Option 4 : 45 km/h

Ghat roads run through the mountains and are twisty and dangerous, so the speed limit is set to 35 km/h.


Q25: When you want to overtake another vehicle, you must wait for…?

Option 1 : The other driver to signal you through

Option 2 : A place with no pedestrians

Option 3 : The next junction

Option 4 : Oncoming vehicles to signal you through

The driver in front has a better view of what’s ahead than you do; wait for them to wave you through before making an overtake.

Q26: What is the hand signal for turning left?

Option 1 : Right arm pointing backwards

Option 2 : Left arm pointing through the sunroof

Option 3 : Rotating the right arm in a counter-clockwise direction

Option 4 : Right arm pointing over the roof of the vehicle

The correct signal for turning left is the right arm rotating in a counter-clockwise direction.


Q27: The only place you can see to park is on a footpath. What should you do?

Option 1 : Park with the two nearside wheels on the footpath

Option 2 : Park with both front wheels on the footpath

Option 3 : Park with all four wheels on the footpath

Option 4 : Drive on until you find a suitable space

Parking on foot paths is illegal, inconsiderate and could put pedestrians at risk by forcing them to walk in the road.


Q28: When a police officer in full uniform asks you for your driver’s license, you…?

Option 1 : Have a right to ask for an explanation

Option 2 : Must produce it at once

Option 3 : Have three days to take it to a police station

Option 4 : Have a right to refuse

A police officer in full uniform has a right to request your license and you must produce it at once.


Q29: When a traffic light is on red, it indicates that you should…?

Option 1 : Slow down

Option 2 : Come to a complete stop

Option 3 : Proceed with caution

Option 4 : Maintain your current speed

You must always stop at a solid red light.


Q30: If you are towing another vehicle, you may not use a rope which allows it to get more than what distance away from your vehicle?

Option 1 : 20 m

Option 2 : 5 m

Option 3 : 15 m

Option 4 : 10 m

The closer a towed vehicle is to the towing vehicle, the less chance of it losing control. Never use a tow longer than 5 m.