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  1. You are driving in a 100km/h speed area and you see an Accident sign. What speed must you slow down to?
    20 km/h
    30 km/h
    40 km/h
    50 km/h
     
  2. The 100 speed limit sign shown is the minimum speed you are allowed to drive in good conditions. 

    True 
    False
     
  3. This sign means the speed for safe and comfortable driving around the curve is 35km/h.

    True
    False
     
  4.  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?
    traffic signal traffic signal traffic signal traffic signal
     
  5. When passing a bus displaying a School sign that has stopped to let children on or off, what should your speed be?

    10 km/h
    20 km/h
    30 km/h
    40 km/h
     
  6. A broken yellow line painted close to the edge of the road means you may stop or park your vehicle there at any time. 

    True
    False
     
  7. When coming up to a one-lane bridge, what does this sign indicate?

    You must give way
    You must stop
    You have the right of way
    You must slow down
     
  8. You are coming up to a school patrol crossing and both signs are held out. When can you drive on?

    When both signs have been pulled in
    When the sign on your side of the crossing has been pulled
    When there are no pedestrians on the crossing
    When there are no pedestriands on your half of the crossing
     
  9. When coming up to a Stop sign, where should you stop?

    With the front wheels of your vehicle on the yellow lines
    Where you can see all vehicles coming from all directions
    With the rear wheels of your vehicle on the yellow lines
    Where you can only see vehicles coming from your right
     
  10. What does this traffic signal mean?

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

    Children's playground ahead
    Railway level crossing ahead
    Railway station ahead
    Railway museum ahead
     
  12. What does this sign mean?

    There has been a crash - slow down to 20 km/h when passing this sign until you have passed the crash
    There has been a crash - but the road is clear now
    There have been crashes here in the past - slow down
    This is an accident black spot
     
  13. This sign tells you that you are coming up to a railway level crossing. What should you do?

    Coming Soon
     
  14. What does this sign mean?

    Do not drive slower than 50 km/h
    A rest area is 50 metres ahead
    Do not drive faster than 50km/h
    Do no stop for the next 50 metres
     
  15. What does this sign mean?

    Cycle lane
    Greasy surface
    Keep left
    Left-hand lane closed
     
  16. What does this sign mean?

    Do not drive slower than 100 km/h
    Do not drive faster than 100 km/h
    Do not stop for the next 100 metres
    A rest are is 100 metres ahead
     
  17. What does this sign mean?

    Do not drive slower than 70 km/h
    A rest area is 70 metres ahead
    Do not drive faster than 70km/h
    Do no stop for the next 70 metres
     
  18. On a Transit Lane sign, what does T2 mean?

    Vehicles that use the lane must have at least two people
    Vehicles that use the lane must have two passengers
    Only two vehicles are permitted on the transit lane at any time
    There are two transit lanes ahead
     
  19. What does this sign mean?

    There is loose gravel on the road that could break your windscreen
    Road works ahead
    There is a broken glass on the road
    Look out for slips
     
  20. What must you do at an intersection controlled by a stop sign?

    Come to a complete stop
    Stop only if you can do so safely
    Slow down and be prepared to stop
    Continue driving unless you can see an oncoming vehicle
     
  21. What must you do at an intersection controlled by a Give Way sign?

    Coming Soon
     
  22. What does a blue reflector (cat's eye) placed on the road mean?

    The left side of the road
    No passing
    The centre of the road
    Fire hydrant
     
  23. What is the meaning of a yellow broken line painted on the road near the kerb?

    You may not pass
    You may stop for no more than 5 minutes
    Only trucks may park here
    No vehicles may stop here
     
  24. You may use a right turn bay to overtake a vehicle travelling straight ahead. 

    True
    False
     
  25. When can flush medians be used?

    Coming Soon
     
  26. What do these road markings mean?

    Turning vehicles should enter turning lane at arrows and avoid striped area 
    All vehicles can make U-turn at these road markings
    Turning vehicles should avoid all road marking and use the left-hand lane
    Turning vehicles drive straight over all road markings and wait to turn right
     
  27. What colour is the line painted on a sealed road at a Give Way sign?

    Red
    Yellow
    White
    Green
     
  28. What does a white diamond painted on the road mean?

    A pedestrian crossing ahead
    A roundabout ahead
    Traffic signals ahead
    An intersection ahead
     
  29. What does this marking mean?

    5 hours
    Fire hose
    Fire hydrant
    Fire hazard
     
  30. You are driving on a road with marked lanes and you are in the lane with an arrow showing a left turn only. What must you do?

    Coming Soon
     
  31. What does a white reflector (cat's eye) placed on the road mean?

    The left side of the road
    No passing
    The centre of the road
    The far right side of the road
     
  32. What does a yellow reflector (cat's eye) placed on the road mean?

    The left side of the road
    No passing
    The centre of the road
    The far right side of the road
     
  33. What does it mean if yellow traffic signals are flashing?

    That a crash has jst happened
    Vehicles may only proceed straight ahead and not turn
    The traffic signals are not working, apply the give way rules
    Emergency vehicles are about to come through
     
  34. You are coming up to a one-lane bridge and you see this sign. What must you do?

    Give way to any oncoming vehicles
    Drive straight ahead without stopping
    Only give way to any larger oncoming vehicles
    Drive straight ahead but keep to the far left
     
  35. For what purpose can a vehicle use the flush median strip?

    To move into the traffic flow
    As a driving lane
    To park for 5 minutes only
    To unload goods or passengers
     
  36. What must you do when you come up to a red light showing at traffic signals?

    Stop and then go on carefully
    Stop only if other vehicles are coming from the right
    Go on slowly if no other traffic is coming
    Stop and wait until it changes to a green light
     
  37. What must you do when you see two red lights flashing outside a fire station?

    Slow down and drive on carefully if the way is clear
    Slow down to 20 km/h
    Slow down and stop if any other vehicle is coming
    Stop until the lights stop flashing
     
  38. What does this sign mean?

    Children's playground ahead
    Railway level crossing ahead
    Railway station ahead
    Railway museum ahead
     
  39. What may you do at traffic signals if there is a green arrow pointing to the right and a red light showing at the same time?

    You may turn right
    You must stop until all lights turn green
    You may go straight ahead
    You may turn left or right
     
 

 

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