Behaviour Questions (B) 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.
  1. If you are driving at night with your vehicle headlights on high beam, when MUST you dip them? 
    At an intersection
    Approaching a police officer on point duty
    In a one-way street
    In a town or city
     
  2. When passing a horse and rider, what should you do?

    Warn the rider by sounding the horn on your vehicle
    Speed up
    Slow down and give them as much room as you can
    Warn the rider by turning your headlights on
     
  3. If you have to drive at a slow speed that may hold up other vehicles, what should you do?

    Move over to the right side of the road
    Turn on your vehicle parking light 
    Drive in the center of the road
    Move as far to the left side of the road as is safe
     
  4.  What are you NOT allowed to do when driving on a motorway?

    Indicate before changing lanes
    Pass other vehicles
    Pass using the left-hand lane
    Pick up hitchikers
     
  5. When a flock of sheep are coming towards you on a country road, what should you do?

    Sound the horn on your vehicle to move them out of the way
    Turn on your vehicle hazard lights and drive on
    Pull over to the side of the road
    Drive down the center of the road
     
  6. What is the recommended distance you should allow when driving past a cyclist?

    0.5 metres
    1.0 metres
    1.5 metres
    2.0 metres
     
  7. When following a vehicle on a dusty metal (gravel) road, what should you do?

    Keep close to the other vehicles
    Drive down the centre of the road
    Adjust your speed to suit the conditions
    Pass the vehicle on front of you
     
  8. When driving in foggy weather, what should you do?

    Stay close to the vehicle ahead of you
    Use the centre lin as a guide
    Turn your vehicle headlights onto dip
    Turn your vehicle park lights on
     
  9. You don't have to do anything if your doctor gives you medication as medicine does not affect your driving.

    True
    False
     
  10. You are driving downhill on a steep, narrow road and a vehicle is coming up the hill. What should you do?

    Pull over to the left and give way to the vehicle coming up the hill
    Sound the horn of your vehicle to get the vehicle coming up the hill out of the way
    Flash the headlights of your vehicle at the vehicle coming up the hill
    Do nothing, the vehicle coming up the hill should give way to you
     
  11. When MUST you dip the headlights on your vehicle?

    At an intersection
    Approaching a police officer on point duty
    In a one-way street
    In a town or city
     
  12. When traffic is merging, what is a good rule to follow? 

    Slow down to 40km/h
    Let 1 vehicle in and then go
    Speed up to make room behind
    Let 2 vehicles in and then go
     
  13. What is the safest way to carry goods inside a vehicle?

    On the driver's lap
    On the shelf near the rear window
    On the floor by the driver's feet
    In a secure place
     
  14. When must you NOT open the door of your motor vehicle?

    Question deleted, but you should know the answer.
     
  15. If you miss your exit on a motorway, what should you do?

    use the flush median strip and reverse back to the exit
    drive on to the next exit
    make a U-turn back to the exit
    slowly stop and reverse back to the exit
     
  16. If you are driving and you want to use a cellphone, what should you do? 

    Stop in the flush median to answer calls when it is safe to do so
    Slow down to answer the call when it is safe to do so
    Answer the call at the next set of traffic signals
    Pull over and stop to use the cellphone when it is safe to do so
     
  17. What should you do if the vehicle behind you wishes to pass?

    Move over to the right so that they cannot pass
    Signal for them to stay behind you because you think they are going to fast
    Speed up so that they will not need to pass
    move as far to the left side of the road as is safe and do not speed up
     
  18. Alcohol slows down your reactions while driving.

    True
    False
     
  19. In addition to checking it is safe to move out from the kerb into the traffic flow, what must you do?

    Turn on your hazard lights for 3 second
    Turn on your vehicle parking lights
    Signal right with your vehicle indicators for at least 3 seconds
    Signal left with your vehicle indicators for at least 3 seconds
     
  20. Before making a lane change to your left, you must signal for at least 3 seconds. What else must you do?

    Use your vehicle brake lights to warn other road users
    Check your blind spot before moving left
    Use your vehicle hazard lights to warn other road users
    Ensure that there are no oncoming vehicles 
     
  21. What should you do when another vehicle is following you very closely? 

    Speed up to get further ahead
    Flick your vehicle lights and wave your arm
    Brake suddenly to warn them
    Move to the left and allow the vehicle to pass 
     
  22. You wish to move your vehicle out of a parking space into the traffic flow. What must you do before you move? 

    Flash your vehicle indicators for 1 second
    Turn on your vehicle parking lights
    Signal with your vehicle indicators for at least 3 seconds
    Use your vehicles stop lights
     
  23. When driving into bright sunlight, you should use sunglasses and your vehicle sun visors for safety. What else are you advised to do?

    Turn the headlights of your vehicle on
    Look at and drive close to the center of the road
    Drive safely on the far left of the road
    Pull over, stop and wait for a few minutes
     
  24. How can small amounts of alcohol affect your driving? 

    You can judge your speed more easily
    It will alter your senses
    Your driving improves
    your driving reactions will be quicker
     
  25. What should you do if the vehicle behind you starts to pass you?

    Move over to the right so that they cannot pass
    Signal for them to stay behind you because you think they are going to fast
    Speed up so that they will not need to pass
    move as far to the left side of the road as is safe and do not speed up
     
  26. You see a pedestrian carrying a white cane crossing the road. What should you do?

    Rev the engine to let them know that you are waiting
    Turn on the vehicle hazar lights and drive on
    Take extra care and allow them to cross the road in their own time
    Speed up and pass in front of them
     
  27. You wish to turn left at the intersection. What should you do?

    cyclist pic

    Speed up and turn in front of the cyclist
    stay back until the cyclist has passed the intersection
    Sound the warning device to warn the cyclist
    Keep driving to the next intersection
     
  28. You look in the mirror and see a cyclist. What should you do when opening the car door? 

    Open the door and expect the cyclist to stop 
    Open the door and expect the cyclist to swerve
    Wait for the cyclist to go past before opening the door
    Warn the cyclist by sounding the horn before opening the door 
     
  29. What is the best way to check for hazards before reversing your vehicle?

    Relying only on the outside mirrors
    Relying only on the inside mirrors
    Turning to look over your shoulders
    Walking around the vehicle before reversing
     
  30. You are the driver of the blue car. Of the four hazards marked, which one is most likely to require you to take urgent action?

    A
    B
    C
    D
     
  31. You are the driver of the blue car. Of the four hazards marked, which one is most likely to require you to take urgent action?

    A
    B
    C
    D
     
  32. You are the driver of the blue car. Of the four hazards marked, which one is most likely to require you to take urgent action?

    A
    B
    C
    D
     
  33. You are the driver of the blue car. Of the four hazards marked, which one is most likely to require you to take urgent action?

    A
    B
    C
    D
     
  34. What is the safest way to drive up to intersections?

    Looking to the right
    Looking to the left
    Travelling at the speed limit
    At such a speed that you can stop if you have to
     
  35. What should you do when following another vehicle in wet conditions?

    Drive closer to the vehicle so that you can follow in its tracks
    Apply the 4-second rule
    Drive with your vehicle handbrake on
    Apply the 2-second rule
     
  36. What should you do when there are farm animals coming towards you on the road? 

    Sound the horn on your vehicle to move them out of the way
    Turn on your vehicle hazard lights and drive on
    Slow down or pull over to the side of the road
    Drive down the center of the road
     
  37. What should you do when you are coming up to traffic signals and the signals change from green to yellow?

    Stop at the signals if you can do so safely
    Stop even if it means stopping in the middle of the intersection
    Speed up before the light changes to red
    Turn hard to the left and stop around the corner
     
  38. You should check that there is space for your vehicle on the other side of the crossing before going over a railway level crossing. 

    True
    False
     
  39. 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 think it will not come off the trailer
    Yes - if you put a white flag on the right-hand corner
    No - not at all 
     
 

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