Q01: Where on the roads do the most accidents occur?
Option 1 : Outside hospitals
Option 2 : Downhill roads
Option 3 : Right-hand curves
Option 4 : Intersections
You should take special care at intersections, because the meeting of different traffic streams makes them the most likely place for you to have an accident.
Q02: On a highway, a sign with a steady yellow X over a lane indicates what?
Option 1 : Maintain your speed
Option 2 : Motorcycles only in this lane
Option 3 : Lane will close ahead
Option 4 : Move in to this lane
This sign indicates that the lane is going to be closed ahead. If you are in the lane, don’t leave your change to the last minute, move as soon as it is safe to do so.
Q03: A blind pedestrian carrying a cane or accompanied by a guide dog has priority over motor vehicles where?
Option 1 : Everywhere
Option 2 : On single lane roads
Option 3 : On urban roads
Option 4 : On country roads
You should always give way to a blind pedestrian and show them every assistance and courtesy possible.
Q04: Under which of these circumstances is it permissible to cross a solid white line?
Option 1 : To access a driveway on the right hand side of the road
Option 2 : To pass stationary traffic
Option 3 : To avoid stopping for a pedestrian
Option 4 : To make an overtake
You may not cross solid white lines in nonemergency situations unless you need to get to a driveway, alleyway etc. on the other side of the road.
Q05: At 50 KM/H, what will your total safe stopping distance be?
Option 1 : 62 m
Option 2 : 32 m
Option 3 : 52 m
Option 4 : 42 m
At 50 KM/H in good conditions, it will take 62 m for a normal vehicle to come to a stop from the time the driver identifies a hazard. Make sure you factor this into your driving style.
Q06: If you suffer a tire blowout, which of these should you NOT do?
Option 1 : Grip the steering wheel firmly
Option 2 : Gently apply your brakes
Option 3 : Release the gas pedal
Option 4 : Press on the gas pedal as hard as you can
Once a tire blows, you need to stop as quickly and safely as possible. The first step towards doing this is to immediately get off the accelerator.
Q07: As a rule of thumb, for every 15 KM/H of speed, you should allow how much space between yourself and the car in front?
Option 1 : One car length
Option 2 : Two car lengths
Option 3 : Half a car length
Option 4 : Three car lengths
A car length for every 15 KM/H of speed is a good rule of thumb, so when traveling at 60 KM/H you should not be within four car lengths of the vehicle ahead.
Q08: At 100 KM/H, how far will a vehicle travel in the time between a competent driver identifying hazards and coming to a complete stop?
Option 1 : 182 m
Option 2 : 122 m
Option 3 : 162 m
Option 4 : 142 m
The stopping distance from 100 KM/H will be at least 180 m between you seeing the hazard and coming to a complete rest. Always remember this when you’re driving and scan ahead to the point where you will stop.
Q09: When planning to overtake, what should you do to make sure there is no vehicle in your blind spot?
Option 1 : Look in your left side mirror
Option 2 : Look in your rearview mirror
Option 3 : Look in your right side mirror
Option 4 : Check over your shoulder
The only way of making sure that your blind spot is clear is to physically turn and check it, so you should do this anytime you are moving into a new space on the road.
Q10: If you are parking on a road that does not have a curb, you should pull off as far as you safely can, but you must leave what distance for pedestrians to get through?
Option 1 : 100 cm
Option 2 : 75 cm
Option 3 : 25 cm
Option 4 : 50 cm
Always make sure that you are not obstructing pedestrians when you park; leave a 75 cm gap through which they can pass.
Q11: When stopped at a junction controlled by traffic lights, you should watch…?
Option 1 : Your light and the one to the right
Option 2 : Your light and the one opposite
Option 3 : Your light and the one to the left
Option 4 : Just your own light
The only light which should guide you is the one immediately facing you. Never assume you can go just because other lights are red; wait for yours to turn green.
Q12: A flashing yellow X over a lane indicates what?
Option 1 : You may make a left turn from this lane with caution
Option 2 : You may accelerate with caution
Option 3 : You may make a right turn from this lane with caution
Option 4 : You should leave this lane immediately
A flashing yellow X over a lane means that it may be used for those turning left, provided they exercise caution.
Q13: You must give way to pedestrians on zebra crossings…?
Option 1 : Except on roads with speed limits in excess of 60 KM/H
Option 2 : Except in rush-hour
Option 3 : Except at night time
Option 4 : Under all circumstances
At zebra crossings, pedestrians always have right of way over you. You must stop and not proceed until they have completely cleared the crossing.
Q14: What is the minimum age for obtaining a permanent driving license for paid driving?
Option 1 : 19
Option 2 : 21
Option 3 : 18
Option 4 : 20
If you wish to be a paid driver [e.g. goods vehicle, taxi etc.] in India you must be at least 20 years old.
Q15: Your foot brake should hold your vehicle completely without coming within what distance off the floor?
Option 1 : 3 cm
Option 2 : 4 cm
Option 3 : 1 cm
Option 4 : 2 cm
Always make sure that your foot brake does not reach down to the floor of your car; if it does it could be preventing you getting full power out of your brakes.
Q16: The post holding a sign warning of a railway crossing has two red diagonal slashes on it. What does this indicate?
Option 1 : The crossing is 100 m away
Option 2 : The crossing is 200 m away
Option 3 : The crossing is 500 m away
Option 4 : The crossing is 50 m away
Each red slash on the post of a railway crossing warning sign indicates 100 m to the crossing itself.
Q17: Which of these, painted on the side of the road, indicates no parking?
Option 1 : A solid yellow line
Option 2 : A broken yellow line
Option 3 : A solid white line
Option 4 : A broken white line
You may not park anywhere which has a solid yellow line alongside the curb, unless there is a sign indicating certain hours when parking is permitted.
Q18: A white road sign with a diagonal black line through it signifies what?
Option 1 : Tunnel ahead
Option 2 : End of restrictions
Option 3 : End of the road
Option 4 : City limits
White signs with diagonal black line through them signify that a restriction, for example a speed limit or no parking zone, has come to an end.
Q19: Where is a learner license valid?
Option 1 : Only in the state of issue
Option 2 : Throughout the world
Option 3 : Throughout India
Option 4 : Throughout India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
An Indian learner license is valid all over India.
Q20: When you have a right-of-way, you should…?
Option 1 : Take it at all times
Option 2 : Only take it when it is safe to do so
Option 3 : Force others to back down
Option 4 : Sound your horn at anyone in your way
The right-of-way is only theoretical. If someone else takes it, either through bad driving or bad manners, don’t try and fight them for it, let them go.
Q21: A cyclist ahead of you is holding up their right arm and moving it up and down. What do they mean?
Option 1 : They are going to turn left
Option 2 : They are slowing down
Option 3 : They are going to turn right
Option 4 : They want you to pass them
A cyclist moving their right arm up and down is indicating that they are going to slow down. You should slow down also and be ready to stop.
Q22: Which of these is an attribute of a good driver?
Option 1 : Speed
Option 2 : Aggression
Option 3 : Courtesy
Option 4 : Arrogance
Courtesy is one of the most important virtues on the road; if you are polite and give way to others, the chances of being involved in an accident are greatly reduced.
Q23: On average, a good driver will take how long to react to a hazard?
Option 1 : 0.75 of a second
Option 2 : 0.25 of a second
Option 3 : 1 second
Option 4 : 0.5 of a second
The reaction time of a good driver [the time it takes between identifying a hazard and starting to take evasive action] Is longer than you may think. Make sure you factor this into your driving style.
Q24: Your first priority if you’re involved in, or come across, an accident must be what?
Option 1 : To give first aid
Option 2 : To establish who is at fault
Option 3 : To call the police
Option 4 : To take the registration numbers of the other parties
Your immediate priority at an accident scene must be to discover if anybody has been wounded, to give them assistance and summon emergency help as necessary.
Q25: Before reversing your vehicle, it’s especially important…?
Option 1 : That you have checked your blind spot
Option 2 : That you look in your left side view mirror
Option 3 : That you look in your right side view mirror
Option 4 : That you look in your rear side view mirror
The only way you can be sure there is nothing in your blind spot is to turn and look at it. Always do this before reversing.
Q26: When taking a trip in your vehicle, you should carefully plan…?
Option 1 : If the trip is over 100 miles
Option 2 : If the trip is over 500 miles
Option 3 : If the trip is over 200 miles
Option 4 : For every trip
No matter what length of trip you are planning, you should employ the same level of care in mapping out your route, making sure you have enough rest stops, taking food and emergency first aid supplies etc.
Q27: Double broken white lines painted across the pavement mean what?
Option 1 : Stop compulsory
Option 2 : Don’t stop
Option 3 : No right turn
Option 4 : Give way
Double broken white lines indicate that you must give way to other traffic and pedestrians. You don’t have to come to a complete stop, but you must slow down and make sure that it is safe to proceed.
Q28: You should keep to the left of the road when driving on single lane roads…?
Option 1 : In rural areas
Option 2 : In urban areas
Option 3 : During the monsoon
Option 4 : In all normal circumstances
On all single lane roads you should drive on the left in normal circumstances. Don’t be tempted to straddle the middle of the road, you are more likely to be involved in a collision there.
Q29: A white arrow pointing left on a blue background means what?
Option 1 : You may not turn left
Option 2 : Compulsory left turn
Option 3 : You may turn left if you wish
Option 4 : Heavy goods vehicles must turn left
This sign means that you must follow the direction of the arrow under all circumstances unless directed otherwise by a law officer.
Q30: Which of these is the correct order of things for making a turn?
Option 1 : Signal – mirror – maneuver
Option 2 : Maneuver – mirror – signal
Option 3 : Mirror – signal – maneuver
Option 4 : Signal – maneuver – mirror
The first thing you should do when making a turn its to check for other traffic, then signal your intentions, and only then can you start your maneuver.