Learner’s Driving Licence Practice Test 3
Q1: When parking, you should make sure that there is at least how much space between your vehicle and those to the front and rear?
Option 1 : 6 inches
Option 2 : 12 inches
Option 3 : 3 feet
Option 4 : 2 feet
Be courteous to other drivers by giving them three feet of space in which to maneuver. This will also make it easier for you to exit and reduces the chance of them damaging your vehicle.
Q2: When your driver’s license expires, how long do you have to renew it?
Option 1 : 30 days
Option 2 : 120 days
Option 3 : 90 days
Option 4 : 60 days
You have 30 days to renew your driver’s license once it has expired. If you leave it longer than this, you may be liable for a fine.
Q3: A triangular sign with a red border means what?
Option 1 : No parking
Option 2 : Give way
Option 3 : Stop
Option 4 : Speed restrictions end
A white triangular sign with a red border warns that you must give way to other traffic.
Q4: If you want to turn left, you should begin your maneuver…?
Option 1 : From the left-hand side of the road
Option 2 : From the right-hand side of the road
Option 3 : From the center of the road
Option 4 : From any of these positions
When turning left, follow the line of your lane around the corner. Don’t pull out to the right any further than is necessary for you to make the corner.
Q5: If you use your vehicle to obstruct a road as part of a protest or strike action, you can face…?
Option 1 : A small fine
Option 2 : A written warning from the police
Option 3 : Having your driving license suspended
Option 4 : No action
However justified your protest, using your vehicle to block a public roadway is against the law in any circumstances.
Q6: A blinking red traffic light tells you that you must do what?
Option 1 : Increase your speed
Option 2 : Slow down and proceed when safe
Option 3 : Come to a stop immediately
Option 4 : Stop and proceed when safe
When the light is flashing red it means that you may proceed, but there may be other traffic or pedestrians crossing your path ahead. Stop and check carefully before proceeding.
Q7: Which of these is the only one which it is not essential for the driver of a motor vehicle to have?
Option 1 : Insurance certificate
Option 2 : Tax token
Option 3 : Proof of purchase
Option 4 : Registration certificate
It is compulsory to be able to show proof of your registration, insurance and tax.
Q8: By law, your registration plate should be illuminated with a light of which color?
Option 1 : Blue
Option 2 : White
Option 3 : Yellow
Option 4 : Red
Your registration plate must be illuminated with a white light so that it can be read at night time.
Q9: A herdsman ahead of you is having trouble keeping his cows off the roadway. What should you do?
Option 1 : Sound your horn and keep driving
Option 2 : Rev your engine loudly
Option 3 : Shout at him to move aside
Option 4 : Slow down and prepare to stop if necessary
Livestock are unpredictable, give them plenty of room and don’t make matters worse by trying to hurry them up.
Q10: If you approach an intersection where there is no policeman on duty and no signals, you should yield right-of-way to…?
Option 1 : Traffic coming from your left
Option 2 : Traffic coming from in front
Option 3 : Traffic coming from behind
Option 4 : Traffic coming from your right
Traffic coming from your right always has the right-of-way over you at an intersection if there are no other controls.
Q11: The maximum number of persons permitted on a tractor is…?
Option 1 : One
Option 2 : Four
Option 3 : Two
Option 4 : Three
Only the driver of a tractor is permitted to be on the vehicle when in motion.
Q12: When driving on a one-way street, you must not, by law, do what?
Option 1 : Reverse
Option 2 : Park
Option 3 : Make right turns
Option 4 : Sound your horn
It may be tempting to reverse up a one way street to get to where you want to go, but it’s against the law. Go around the block.
Q13: You are on a road which has no markings. When another vehicle approaches, you should…?
Option 1 : Let it pass on your left-hand side
Option 2 : Let it pass on your right-hand side
Option 3 : Force it to stop and let you through
Option 4 : Hold the center of the road
If there are no road markings, behave as if there are. Stick to your side of the road and don’t interfere with oncoming traffic.
Q14: When you have parked your vehicle on the road at night, by law you must…?
Option 1 : Leave the keys in the ignition
Option 2 : Leave the hazard lights on
Option 3 : Leave the parking light on
Option 4 : Lock it
Always make sure you have your parking light on at night. This will make the road safer for other drivers and reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle.
Q15: When joining a main road from a side road, you must give way to…?
Option 1 : No traffic, it must give way to you
Option 2 : Traffic coming from the right
Option 3 : Traffic coming from the left
Option 4 : All traffic
On main roads you must give way to all traffic which is already on the road before you join it.
Q16: Under what circumstances is it permissible to undertake a vehicle on its left hand side?
Option 1 : If there is a wide verge
Option 2 : If it is turning right
Option 3 : If you are in a hurry
Option 4 : If it is going very slowly
You may only undertake on the left-hand side if a vehicle is turning right.
Q17: When a long vehicle moves over to the right hand side of its lane, that means it…?
Option 1 : Is going to stop
Option 2 : Is going to turn right
Option 3 : Is going to turn left
Option 4 : Could be turning left or right
Long vehicles such as lorries and buses have to pull out wide when they want to turn left, so you can never be sure which way they are going. It’s always safest to hang back until they have completed their maneuver.
Q18: You should not park within what distance of a fire hydrant?
Option 1 : 6 feet
Option 2 : 8 feet
Option 3 : 4 feet
Option 4 : 10 feet
Fire engines need to be able to back up to a hydrant to fit their hoses. Make sure you leave them at least ten feet to do this.
Q19: If a road has no pavement for pedestrians, what should they do?
Option 1 : Walk on the left-hand side
Option 2 : Walk on the right-hand side
Option 3 : Walk in the center of the road
Option 4 : Take any of these options
If pedestrians are forced to walk in the roadway they should face the oncoming traffic. This gives them the best chance of being seen.
Q20: Which one of these is a rule governing overtaking?
Option 1 : You must overtake on the left-hand side
Option 2 : You must sound your horn when overtaking
Option 3 : You must overtake at twice the speed of the other vehicle
Option 4 : You may overtake on the right-hand side
In normal situations you must only overtake on the right-hand side.
Q21: The handbrake in your car is there for…?
Option 1 : Protection against theft
Option 2 : Parking
Option 3 : Sharp turns
Option 4 : Emergencies
The handbrake is there to keep your vehicle stationary when parked. Using it for other purposes is dangerous.
Q22: During the rainy season, when visibility may be low, what should you do?
Option 1 : Drive with headlights on in daylight
Option 2 : Drive faster than normal
Option 3 : Constantly sound your horn
Option 4 : Drive with your hazard lights on at all times
During the rainy season driving with your headlights on can help other road users to see you. Do not use your hazard lights, or flash your headlights, as this could confuse other drivers.
Q23: The only type of horn permitted on a motor vehicle is what?
Option 1 : A single tone air horn
Option 2 : A two tone electric horn
Option 3 : A two tone air horn
Option 4 : A single tone electric horn
Only a horn powered by electricity and emitting a single tone is permitted on any vehicle.
Q24: The driver ahead puts their right arm out of the window pointing straight up, palm forwards. S/he is warning you that…?
Option 1 : There is a police car ahead
Option 2 : They are turning left
Option 3 : They are turning right
Option 4 : They are about to make a sudden stop
This signal means that the driver is about to make a sudden stop. Slow down and prepare to stop yourself; if necessary make the same signal to any vehicles behind you.
Q25: When towing another vehicle, you must not exceed what speed?
Option 1 : 24 km/h
Option 2 : 36 km/h
Option 3 : 32 km/h
Option 4 : 28 km/h
It’s easy to lose control of a towed vehicle, so don’t take risks. The specified speed limit is 24 km/h.
Q26: If you wish to drive a public transport vehicle, you must be at least what age?
Option 1 : 17
Option 2 : 19
Option 3 : 20
Option 4 : 18
20 years of age is the minimum for anyone wishing to drive a public service vehicle.
Q27: What is the maximum number of people who can be carried on a two wheeled vehicle?
Option 1 : Two
Option 2 : One
Option 3 : Four
Option 4 : Three
A full license holder may carry a passenger on a motorcycle, but only one. Any more puts safety at risk.
Q28: Which of these colors is not permitted for private vehicles?
Option 1 : Dark blue
Option 2 : Olive green
Option 3 : Metallic black
Option 4 : Bright red
So that they can easily be identified at all times, military vehicles are the only ones which are allowed to be painted olive green.
Q29: In which of these circumstances should you not attempt to make an overtake?
Option 1 : When going uphill
Option 2 : When it is raining
Option 3 : At nighttime
Option 4 : On a bend
Never overtake on a bend, you will not be able to see far enough ahead to guarantee that it is safe.
Q30: If a narrow bridge only has room for one vehicle, and there is a vehicle approaching from the opposite side to you, what should you do?
Option 1 : Block the exit to stop the other vehicle crossing
Option 2 : Sound your horn to stop the other vehicle crossing
Option 3 : Stop and let the other vehicle pass first
Option 4 : Speed up to cross first
As with all confrontational traffic situations, the best thing to do is to hang back and let the other person go first. This will reduce the chance of accidents massively.