Driving Test (Sample Questions)

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1. Attempt all questions.
2. If question provides radio button choices you can select only one answer.
3. If question provides check boxes you must select two answers.
4. If question is true or false, you can select only one answer.

1. The first step in starting the car is:

A   turn the ignition key
B   make sure the parking brake is on
C   press the brake pedal
D   press the gas pedal

2. What is the purpose of an automatic or manual choke when starting a cold engine?

A   to allow the engine to heat up quickly
B   to allow the engine to run faster
C   to enrich the air fuel mixture for easier starting
D   to conserve fuel

3. What is the proper procedure for starting a manual transmission car?

A   clutch depressed and gear selector in neutral
B   clutch depressed and gear selector in first gear
C   clutch not depressed - gear selector in first gear
D   clutch no depressed - gear selector in neutral

4. If the engine of a car fails to start because of flooding, what should you do?

A   pump the accelerator gently while starting
B   take your foot off the accelerator pedal completely while starting
C   pull the choke-out while starting
D   hold the accelerator pedal down to the floor while starting

5. After the engine has been started, what is the first thing you do before selecting a gear?

A   check traffic conditions
B   activate your directional signal
C   apply pressure to the footbrake with your right foot
D   apply pressure to the accelerator

6. The _________ pedal is found in manula transmission but not in automatic transmission cars.

A   accelerator
B   clutch
C   brake
D   gear

7. When steering, you should look in the distance

A   at the obstacles and other cars you want to avoid
B   where you'll be in 15 to 20 seconds
C   at the bumper of the car ahead
D   all of the above

8. Over steering is a common fault of new drivers. What can be done to correct this?

A   glance well ahead at your intended path
B   constantly glance at the centre line and road edge
C   drive the car by sighting along the centre of the road
D   visually maintain the steering wheel in a centre position

9. The only valid judge of your car's speed is the speedometer.

A   True
B   False

10. To stop smoothly under normal driving conditions, you should:

A   slowly pump the brakes
B   apply gradual brake pressure, ease up slightly just as the car slows to a stop
C   apply increasing brake pressure until the car stops
D   apply constant brake pressure to slow the vehicle and then hard pressure to complete the stop

11. How long does it take for the average person to move their foot from the accelerator to the brake pedal when an emergency situation occurs?

A   1/2 second
B   1/4 second
C   3/4 second
D   1 second

12. What is the most common problem drivers make when backing a car?

A   they allow the vehicle to move backwards while still looking ahead
B   they put the car in reverse before checking traffic behind
C   they only turn their head to check traffic behind
D   all of the above

13. When turning a corner, _________ is the steering procedure to use when entering a turn.

A   hand over hand
B   push and pull
C   right turn
D   left turn

14. What is the safest method to turn a car around?

A   U-turn
B   two-point turn
C   three-point turn
D   drive around the block

15. The most efficient type of turnabout is a:

A   U-turn
B   two-point turn
C   three-point turn
D   none fo the above

16. You should be able to see at least ________ metres in both directions before making a U-turn.

A   120
B   150
C   300
D   15

17. What is the first thing to do when preparing to secure a car with an automatic transmission?

A   turn off the ignition and engage the emergency brake
B   turn off the ignition and put selector in part position
C   put the selector in park position and engage the emergency brake
D   engage the emergency brake only

18. It is safer to leave an angle space front end first:

A   True
B   False

19. When parking in a perpendicular position space in a parking lot, it is not necessary to signal a turn.

A   True
B   False

20. How is perpendicular parking different from angle parking?

A   perpendicular parking is at a 90 degree angle to the curb or line marking
B   there is no difference between the two
C   it is designed to accommodate larger vehicles
D   it is designed to accommodate smaller vehicles

21. When parallel parking, the space should be ________ times longer than your car.

A   2
B   1
C   1.5
D   2

22. In parallel parking, when your car is at 45 degree angle to the curb and your steering wheel is even with the rear bumper of the car along side, what do you do next?

A   turn the steering wheel left
B   turn the steering wheel right
C   turn the front wheels sharp left and continue to back slowly
D   straighten the front wheels and continue to bak slowly

23. When preparing to move from a parallel parking spot, you should first:

A   check for rear traffic before backing the vehicle
B   turn on the directional signal and back the car
C   turn the wheel sharply right and back up the car
D   turn the steering wheel sharply left and back up the car

24. When parking on an upgrade on a two way street where there is no curb, you should position your front wheels:

A   turned sharply to the left
B   turned to the right
C   facing straight ahead
D   turned very slightly to the left

25. When parking downhill, position the wheels:

A   toward the curb
B   away from the curb
C   straight ahead
D   it doesn't matter how the wheels are positioned