Learner’s Driving Licence Practice Test 6
Q01: From where on the road should right hand turns be initiated?
Option 1 : As close to the center of the lane as possible
Option 2 : As close to the left-hand side as possible
Option 3 : As close to the center line as possible
Option 4 : Any of these as you choose
In order to get as close to the turn as possible, make your right-hand turns from just to the left of the center line.
Q02: If you need eyeglasses in order to see clearly, you should wear them…?
Option 1 : In poor weather
Option 2 : In all driving conditions
Option 3 : At night
Option 4 : In busy traffic
Your eyesight does not change with changing conditions, and so you should always wear spectacles or contact lenses if you need them.
Q03: You are about to overtake the vehicle ahead when it starts signaling its intention to turn right. What should you do?
Option 1 : Pull right over to the right and accelerate
Option 2 : Sound your horn to warn it you are coming through
Option 3 : Quickly switch and overtake it on the left
Option 4 : Slow down and let it make its turn
Never try to overtake a vehicle which is turning right. You have no guarantee it has seen you and it may turn straight across your path.
Q04: You are driving on a two lane road, with parked cars to your left ahead of you. Another vehicle is approaching. What should you do?
Option 1 : Stop and let them through
Option 2 : Accelerate to get through before them
Option 3 : Hoot to warn them to stop
Option 4 : Maintain your course and speed
All other things being equal, in this situation slow down or stop and let the other driver come through first. This will minimize the risk of a collision or of a bottleneck forming.
Q05: Under which of these circumstances is it not necessary to make a proper signal when turning?
Option 1 : When it is obvious what you are going to do
Option 2 : None of them
Option 3 : In broad daylight
Option 4 : When nobody else is around
Get into the habit of always signaling your maneuvers, no matter what the traffic conditions. That way it will become automatic and you will never forget it when it is needed.
Q06: On hilly roads, which of these vehicles has the right-of-way?
Option 1 : The vehicle traveling fastest
Option 2 : The larger vehicle
Option 3 : The vehicle going downhill
Option 4 : The vehicle going uphill
In hilly terrain, the vehicle traveling uphill always has right-of-way, as it is much more difficult for them to restart if they have to stop.
Q07: At a junction you see a solid yellow box with diagonal hatching. You may not enter this box unless…?
Option 1 : You can definitely get more than three quarters of the way across
Option 2 : You can definitely get more than half way across
Option 3 : You can definitely fully enter it
Option 4 : You can definitely exit the other side
This sort of box is known as a stop box; it is not permitted to enter it unless you are sure that you will not have to stop within its confines.
Q08: You will be in the best position to deal with emergency steering situations if your hands are in what position?
Option 1 : Seven and five
Option 2 : Ten and two
Option 3 : Nine and three
Option 4 : Eight and four
Keeping your hands at nine and three on your steering wheel gives you the best chance of maintaining control, whichever way you need to steer.
Q09: Which of these is the only acceptable reason to use your horn?
Option 1 : To show your anger at others
Option 2 : In response to others hooting you
Option 3 : To give a warning to others
Option 4 : To greet friends you see on the pavement
The horn on your vehicle is only there to be used as a warning; using it for other reasons can be misunderstood or cause aggression from other road users.
Q10: You are permitted to turn left on a red light if…?
Option 1 : You have slowed down on approach
Option 2 : You see no pedestrians present
Option 3 : You are traveling faster than oncoming vehicles
Option 4 : You have come to a complete stop and yielded to other pedestrians and traffic.
You may turn left on a red light [if there is no other sign prohibiting it] only when you have come to a complete stop and made sure that you have yielded to all other pedestrians and traffic.
Q11: You come to a junction and there is a compulsory left turn sign. However, there is no traffic about and you wish to turn right. What should you do?
Option 1 : Stop and turn right with caution
Option 2 : Follow the instructions of the sign
Option 3 : Slow down and turn right with caution
Option 4 : Make your right turn quickly
Compulsory signs must be obeyed at all times, no matter what the traffic conditions. Failure to do so could result in fines or accidents.
Q12: A circular road sign with a red border is usually communicating what?
Option 1 : Directions
Option 2 : Prohibitions
Option 3 : Warnings
Option 4 : Information
Circular signs with red borders indicate things that are forbidden.
Q13: There is a traffic holdup ahead. What should you do?
Option 1 : Stay in your lane
Option 2 : Move into the opposite carriageway
Option 3 : Look for space up the right of it
Option 4 : Look for space up the left of it
Don’t try to queue jump in traffic jams; it’s bad manners and may lead to aggressive reactions from others. Wait your turn patiently with everyone else.
Q14: A circular road sign in blue is usually indicating what?
Option 1 : A mandatory direction
Option 2 : Information
Option 3 : Prohibitions
Option 4 : Warnings
Circular signs with blue borders give directions which it is mandatory to obey.
Q15: A dotted white line across an intersection after a give way sign indicates what?
Option 1 : Proceed with caution
Option 2 : Compulsory right turn
Option 3 : Stop immediately
Option 4 : Drive straight through
Dotted white lines indicate the place where you must stop if you have to give way; you don’t have to stop, but check very carefully for other traffic and pedestrians before proceeding.
Q16: When stopped at traffic lights, you may go when…?
Option 1 : There is no other traffic crossing
Option 2 : Your light turns yellow
Option 3 : There are no pedestrians present
Option 4 : Your light turns green
You may only pull away from traffic lights [unless making a left turn where permitted] when the light has gone all the way through its cycle back to green.
Q17: If your car does not have ABS, the best way to stop quickly without skidding is to
Option 1 : pump your brakes.
Option 2 : press the brake right down and stay there.
Option 3 : change down your gears.
Option 4 : use your parking brake.
If your car does not have ABS, then pumping the brake is the best way to stop quickly as it minimizes the chances of the brake discs locking up.
Q18: Which of these circumstances is the only one in which it is permissible to overtake another vehicle on the left?
Option 1 : If another driver is pressurizing you
Option 2 : If it is turning right
Option 3 : If it is traveling less than 20 KM/H
Option 4 : If there is a wide shoulder for you to use
If another vehicle is turning right, and there is another line or sufficient space within the roadway to its left, you may pass it. This is the only situation in which you may do this.
Q19: When another vehicle is overtaking you, what should you do?
Option 1 : Maintain your speed
Option 2 : Speed up a lot
Option 3 : Slow down a little
Option 4 : Speed up a little
Don’t be aggressive with other vehicles overtaking you; if they want to go faster, let them go. Slow down a little to make sure that they can pull back into your lane without clipping you.
Q20: What does a flashing yellow light mean?
Option 1 : Hazard ahead
Option 2 : Clear road ahead
Option 3 : Increase your speed
Option 4 : Maintain your speed
Yellow flashing lights indicate upcoming hazards. Stay alert and be ready to slow down or stop.
Q21: Parking is defined as being stopped continuously for what time?
Option 1 : Two minutes or more
Option 2 : Three minutes or more
Option 3 : Five minutes or more
Option 4 : Ten minutes or more
If you have stopped for more than three minutes, by law you are parked and so if you are in a no parking zone you will be liable to fines and/or removal of vehicle.
Q22: For normal driving on a six lane highway with a dividing median, which lane should you choose?
Option 1 : The right-hand lane
Option 2 : The left-hand lane
Option 3 : The central lane
Option 4 : Any of these depending on preference
The left-hand lane should be left for slow moving vehicles, and the right-hand lane only used for overtaking. In normal circumstances, stay in the middle lane.
Q23: When a rainstorm comes, at what point will the roads the most slippery?
Option 1 : In the middle of the rainstorm
Option 2 : Just after the rain starts
Option 3 : Just before the rain stops
Option 4 : Just after the rain stops
Just after it starts to rain, the oil and other substances on the road mix with the water to make a very slippery surface. Later in a storm, the oil will have been washed away.
Q24: When following a motorcycle, you should…?
Option 1 : Allow an extra space cushion
Option 2 : Close right up to it
Option 3 : Overtake as soon as possible
Option 4 : Continually flash your headlights
Motorcycles are more likely to react badly to poor road surfaces, and they can also stop more quickly than cars, so you should give them extra space ahead of you to avoid accidents.
Q25: What is the minimum age for applying for a learner driver license in case of a motorcycle with gear or a light motor vehicle?
Option 1 : 17
Option 2 : 18
Option 3 : 15
Option 4 : 16
Those under 18 years of age may not apply for a learner driver license in India if they want to drive a motorcycle with gear or a light motor vehicle.
Q26: In which of these places should you never make a U-turn?
Option 1 : Near the crest of a hill
Option 2 : On an urban street
Option 3 : In a residential district
Option 4 : On a rural road
Never make a U-turn unless you are sure that you can be seen for a good distance in both directions. If you’re near the crest of a hill a car coming over it could run straight into you.
Q27: When a major and a minor road intersect, who has priority?
Option 1 : Traffic on the minor road
Option 2 : Nobody has priority
Option 3 : Traffic on the major road
Option 4 : The traffic traveling fastest
Traffic on major roads has right-of-way over traffic merging from minor roads. However, this does not mean that you should not be careful and courteous; if someone is merging from a minor road ahead of you, slow down and don’t insist on your right-of-way.
Q28: When parking on a country road at night, you should make sure that your vehicle can be seen for how far in both directions?
Option 1 : 100 m
Option 2 : 200 m
Option 3 : 150m
Option 4 : 50m
It’s very important to make sure your vehicle can be seen at night, particularly in rural areas where there will be little or no street lighting. Make sure your parking lights are on and that there is a clear line of sight to your vehicle for 150 m in both directions.
Q29: You must not overtake another vehicle within what distance of an intersection?
Option 1 : 15 m
Option 2 : 25 m
Option 3 : 30m
Option 4 : 20m
Passing close to intersections is dangerous, and so it is not permitted within 30 m.
Q30: When driving long distances, you should plan on taking a break every…?
Option 1 : Four hours
Option 2 : Three hours
Option 3 : Hour
Option 4 : Two hours
Fatigue can kill on long journeys, so it is recommended that you have a rest break at least once every two hours.