General Questions 21 to 42
To check your answers, click on the question, which will take you to the section of
The official New Zealand road code
online where you'll find information to help you check if you have answered the questions correctly.
To help you from being blinded by the headlights of an oncoming vehicle, you should:
look to the left-hand side of the road.
look to the right-hand side of the road.
look to the centre of the road.
turn the headlights of your vehicle onto high beam.
When passing a horse and rider, you should:
warn the rider by sounding the horn on your vehicle.
slow down and give them as much room as you can.
warn the rider by turning your vehicle headlights on.
What rule applies when both vehicles are controlled by a Give Way sign?
The give way rule.
The lane rule.
The passing rule.
The 2-second rule.
When driving on an unlaned road, you must drive your vehicle on the:
left-hand side of the road.
right-hand side of the road.
centre of the road.
shoulder of the road.
At night, you MUST always dip the headlights on your vehicle when:
driving around town.
driving on a motorway.
following other vehicles.
driving in the country.
If you have to drive at a slow speed, which may hold up other vehicles, what should you do?
Keep as close as you can to the centre of the road.
Keep as close as you can to the left side of the road.
Make the traffic behind you slow down to the speed that you are driving at.
Drive down the middle of the road so that any vehicles behind you can pass on the left.
What must you do when you see blue and red flashing lights behind you?
Speed up to get out of the way.
Slow down and drive on carefully.
Slow down and stop.
Drive on as usual.
How close can you park to an intersection where there are no broken yellow lines painted on the side of the road?
Before going over a railway level crossing, you must:
stop under all circumstances.
drive over only if there is space for your vehicle on the other side of the line.
increase your speed so that you can cross the line as quickly as possible.
sound the horn on your vehicle to warn other road users of your presence.
The speed limit sign shown, means the:
slowest speed you are allowed to drive on the motorway.
average speed you are allowed to drive in good conditions.
fastest speed you are allowed to drive in good conditions.
fastest speed you are allowed to drive, except when passing.
When driving on a motorway, you must NOT:
indicate before changing lanes.
pass using the left-hand lane.
pass other vehicles.
pick up hitchhikers.
You must NOT park on the right-hand side of the road except when you are:
in the countryside.
picking up passengers.
in a one-way street.
If you are towing a vehicle or trailer, the distance between your vehicle and the one being towed must not be more than:
the length of the vehicle you are driving.
the length of the vehicle being towed.
When a flock of sheep are coming towards you on a country road, you should:
sound the horn on your vehicle to move them.
slow down or pull over to the side of the road.
turn on your vehicle hazard lights and drive on.
turn on your vehicle headlights and then drive on.
You are waiting at a railway level crossing and the red lights continue to flash after the train has passed. You should:
drive on carefully while the lights are still flashing.
stay stopped until the lights stop flashing.
check both ways and then drive on.
wait for 15 seconds and then drive on.
Can you stop on a bus stop in a private motor vehicle?
Only between midnight and 6 am.
Under no circumstances.
When dropping off passengers.
Only if it is for less than 5 minutes.
Entrance ways into public carparks should be treated as:
What does this sign mean?
Heavy trucks and buses should drive around the curve at 65 km/h.
All vehicles should drive around the curve at more than 65 km/h.
The speed for safe and comfortable driving around the curve is 65 km/h.
If driving in a 50 km/h area, the horn on your vehicle should not be used:
between 11 pm and 7 am, except in emergencies.
between sunset and sunrise, except in emergencies.
near schools or parks.
near sports fields or churches.
If your vehicle breaks down on a motorway, you should:
walk to get help.
wave down a passing vehicle.
lift up the bonnet and boot of your vehicle.
push your vehicle to the nearest off-ramp.
In wet or frosty conditions, what rule should you use to judge a safe following distance?
The 1-second rule.
The 2-second rule.
The 3-second rule.
The 4-second rule.
You are in the left-hand lane at traffic signals. You are waiting to turn left. At which of these traffic signals may you move on?