General Questions 80 to 99To 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.
  1. A white diamond painted on the road means that you are coming up to:

    a pedestrian crossing.
    traffic signals.
    a roundabout.
    an intersection.
  2. After driving through surface water, you should:

    .not brake for the next 500 metres.
    stop and wait for your vehicle to dry out.
    pump your vehicle brakes gently.
    brake heavily 2 or 3 times.
  3. If you are driving and you want to use a cellphone you should:

    stop in the flush median to answer calls when it is safe to do so.
    answer the call at the next set of traffic signals.
    slow down to answer the call when it is safe to do so.
    pull over and stop to use the cellphone when it is safe to do so.
  4. When there are farm animals coming towards you on the road, you should:

    sound your vehicle horn loudly until the animals move.
    slow down and pull over to the side of the road.
    get a passenger to clear a path through the animals.
    ask the farmer to move the animals quickly.
  5. What should you do if the vehicle behind you wishes to pass?

    Move to the centre so that they cannot pass.
    Speed up so that they will not need to pass.
    Move as far to the left side of the road as is safe.
    Move as far to the right side of the road as is safe.
  6. When following another vehicle on a dusty road, you should:

    speed up to get past.
    turn your vehicle windscreen wipers on.
    stay back from the dust cloud.
    turn your vehicle headlights on.
  7. What should you do when you come up to a one-lane bridge?

    Sound your vehicle horn and drive slowly over the bridge.
    Turn your vehicle headlights on and drive quickly over the bridge.
    Slow down and check for any oncoming vehicles before driving on.
    Drive on and make sure any oncoming vehicles reverse off the bridge.
  8. Are you allowed to drive a vehicle with a load that is not tied on properly?

    Yes if you drive at less than 20 km/h.
    Yes if you put a white flag on the right-hand corner.
    Yes if you think it will not come off the trailer.
    No not at all.
  9. What does this traffic signal mean?

    Traffic signal

    Drive on before the signal changes to red.
    Drive on because the signal will turn green.
    Stop if you can do so safely.
    Stop only if traffic is in the way.
  1. What does this road marking mean?

    Road marking

    Taxi stand.
    Fire hydrant.
    Railway level crossing ahead.
    Pedestrian crossing ahead.
  1. What does this sign mean?

    Sign

    Children's playground ahead.
    Railway station ahead.
    Railway level crossing ahead.
    Railway museum ahead.
  1. During what period is there a restriction on sounding the horn on your vehicle in a 50 km/h area?

    Between the hours 10 am and 6 pm, except in an emergency.
    Between the hours 10 pm and 6 pm, except in an emergency.
    Between the hours 11 pm and 6 am, except in an emergency.
    Between the hours 11 pm and 7 am, except in an emergency.
  2. When are you allowed to pass another vehicle?

    When you are coming up to a blind corner or blind bend.
    When a vehicle has stopped at a pedestrian crossing.
    When you can see at least 100 metres of clear road in front of you once you have finished passing.
    When you are less than 10 metres away from a railway level crossing.
  3. What should you do when driving past a horse and rider?

    .Flash your vehicle headlights to warn the rider.
    Slow down and pass carefully.
    Sound your vehicle horn to warn the rider.
    Speed up and pass quickly.
  4. The bonnet of your vehicle lifts up while you are driving and you cannot see. What should you do?

    Turn your vehicle headlights on and look out of the side window.
    Brake smoothly and move over to the left side of the road.
    Steer your vehicle straight ahead and stop as quickly as you can.
    Speed up and move to the left side of the road.
  5. What does this sign mean?

    Sign

    Children's playground ahead.
    Railway station ahead.
    Railway level crossing ahead.
    Railway museum ahead.
  1. When School Patrol signs are held out, as a driver you must:

    Photo of a school patrol crossing

    wait until the supervisor of the school patrol lets you go.
    stop until there are no pedestrians on your side of the crossing.
    stop until both signs have been pulled in.
    wait until there are no children on both sides of the crossing.
  1. What must you do when you hear a siren or see red flashing lights from an ambulance or fire engine?

    Speed up to get out of the way.
    Drive up onto the footpath.
    Pull over and allow it to pass.
    Keep driving as you were.
  2. A white diamond painted on the road means that there is:

    a school ahead.
    a pedestrian crossing ahead.
    a fire station ahead.
    a dangerous intersection ahead.
  3. You are turning right at traffic signals showing a red arrow pointing to the right. You should:

    Traffic signals

    drive on but give way to all oncoming vehicles.
    stop and wait for a green arrow.
    drive on straight ahead only if it is safe.
    drive on because all oncoming vehicles are stopped.

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