General Questions 125 to 143To 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. To help you from being blinded by the headlights of an oncoming vehicle, you should:

    turn the headlights of your vehicle off for a short time.

    turn the headlights of your vehicle onto high beam.

    slow down and if you cannot see, stop.

    watch the headlights of the oncoming vehicle to help you see where you are on the road.
  2. What is the speed limit for vehicles passing a school bus that has stopped to let children on or off?

    20 km/h.

    30 km/h.

    40 km/h.

    50 km/h.
  3. What must you do if you want to turn right at traffic signals where a green light is showing?

    Green traffic signal

    Push your way through the vehicles coming towards you.

    Give way to vehicles coming towards you.

    Wait until the lights change to red and then turn quickly.

    Turn at once as the vehicles coming towards you will be stopped.
  1. Which one of the following lights should your vehicle use when driving in fog?

    Park lights.

    Headlights on high beam.

    Hazard lights.

    Dipped headlights.
  2. You may park your vehicle over a fire plug if you:

    leave your keys in your vehicle.

    have someone stay with the vehicle who can move it.

    leave a note on the vehicle saying ‘Back soon’.

    will not be away from the vehicle for more than 5 minutes.
  3. What should you do when parking your vehicle next to the kerb when facing down a steep hill?

    Leave the front wheels of your vehicle straight ahead.

    Turn the front wheels of your vehicle towards the kerb.

    Turn the front wheels of your vehicle away from the kerb.

    Run the front and back wheels of your vehicle hard against the kerb.
  4. If you are the driver and you hurt somebody in a crash, when must you report it?

    As soon as you can but within 2 hours.

    As soon as you can but within 6 hours.

    As soon as you can but within 24 hours.

    As soon as you can but within 1 week.
  5. What must you do before you make a turn to the right?

    Signal just before you turn.

    Signal only if vehicles are coming towards you.

    Give no signal.

    Give a right-turn signal for at least 3 seconds.
  6. What should you do if you are driving and become sleepy?

    Drive on the far left side of the road.

    Move off to the left of the road and have a rest.

    Speed up so that you can get home quickly.

    Keep on driving but use a lower gear.
  7. What is the speed limit from the time you pass an ‘Accident’ sign until you are past the crash site?

    Accident sign

    20 km/h.

    30 km/h.

    40 km/h

    50 km/h.
  1. What should you do if you meet farm animals coming towards you on the road?

    Slow down and move over to the left side of the road.

    Give a long blast with the horn on your vehicle.

    Give a lot of short toots with the horn on your vehicle.

    Race your vehicle engine.
  2. What must you do when you come up to a red light showing at traffic signals?

    Stop and then go on carefully.

    Go on slowly if no other traffic is coming.

    Stop only if other vehicles are coming from the right.

    Stop and wait until it changes to a green light.
  3. What must you do when you see 2 red lights flashing outside a fire station?

    Flashing red signals

    Slow down and drive on carefully if the way is clear .

    Slow down and stop if any other vehicle is coming

    Slow down to 20 km/h.

    Stop until the lights stop flashing.
  1. If you are a driver and have a crash, what must you do FIRST of all?:

    Tell someone at the police station.

    Drive on if you can see that no one is hurt.

    Stop and check if anyone is hurt and give help.

    Sweep the road clear of broken glass.
  2. You are driving at night and see a vehicle coming towards you with its headlights on high beam. Where should you look?

    At the vehicle coming towards you.

    At the centre of the road.

    At the left side of the road.

    At the far right of the road.
  3. How can small amounts of alcohol affect your driving?

    You can judge your speed more easily.

    Your driving improves.

    It will alter your senses.

    Your driving reactions will be quicker.
  1. This signal means ‘I am going to:

    Photo of a vehicle signalling

    slow down.

    turn left.

    move towards the right.

    stop.
  1. You must signal that you are turning to the right:

    as you are turning.

    only if there are vehicles in front of you.

    3 seconds or more before you turn.

    only if there are vehicles following behind you.
  2. This sign means that:

    Bus stop sign

    you may stop your vehicle if there are no buses coming.

    you may stop your vehicle between 6 pm and 8 pm except on Fridays and Saturdays.

    you may stop your vehicle if someone stays with it.

    you may not stop your vehicle at any time.

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