Motorcycle Theory Test Questions

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You’re being followed by an ambulance showing flashing blue lights. What should you do?
You’re both turning right at this crossroads. Why is it safer to keep the car to your right?
You’re carrying a load on your motorcycle’s luggage rack. What must you ensure?
You’re carrying a pillion passenger. What should you adjust to allow for the extra weight?
You’re carrying a pillion passenger. What should you do when you’re following other traffic?
You’re checking your direction indicators. How many times per second must they flash?
You’re coming up to a roundabout. A cyclist is signalling to turn right. What should you do?
You’re convicted of riding after drinking too much alcohol. How could this affect your insurance?
You’re driving at the legal speed limit. A vehicle comes up quickly behind you, flashing its headlights. What should you do?
You’re following a cyclist. What should you do when you wish to turn left just ahead?
You’re following a large vehicle approaching a crossroads. The driver signals to turn left. What should you do?
You’re following a large vehicle travelling at 40 mph. Where should you position your motorcycle?
You’re following a large vehicle. Why should you stay a safe distance behind it?
You’re following a long vehicle approaching a crossroads. The driver signals right but moves close to the left-hand kerb. What should you do?
You’re following a long vehicle. As it approaches a crossroads, it signals left but moves out to the right. What should you do?
You’re following a lorry on a wet road. What should you do when spray makes it difficult to see the road ahead?
You’re following a slower-moving vehicle on a narrow country road. There’s a junction just ahead on the right. What should you do?
You’re following a vehicle at a safe distance on a wet road. Another driver overtakes you and pulls into the gap you’ve left. What should you do?
You’re following other vehicles in fog. You have your lights on. What else can you do to reduce the chances of being in a collision?
You’re following two cyclists. They approach a roundabout in the left-hand lane. In which direction should you expect the cyclists to go?
You’re giving an arm signal, ready to turn left. Why shouldn’t you continue with the arm signal while you turn?
You’re going straight ahead at a roundabout. How should you signal?
You’re going through a congested tunnel and have to stop. What should you do?
You’re going through a long tunnel. What will warn you of congestion or an incident ahead?
You’re going to a social event and alcohol will be available. You’ll be riding your motorcycle shortly afterwards. What’s the safest thing to do?
You’re in a line of traffic. The driver behind you is following very closely. What action should you take?
You’re in a one-way street and want to turn right. There are two lanes. Where should you position your vehicle?
You’re in a tunnel and you see this sign. What does it mean?
You’re in the left-hand lane at traffic lights, waiting to turn left. At which of these traffic lights mustn’t you move on?
You’re in the right-hand lane of a three-lane motorway. What do these overhead signs mean?
You’re involved in a collision. Afterwards, which document may the police ask you to produce?
You’re involved in a collision with another vehicle. Someone is injured and your motorcycle is damaged. What should you find out?
You’re involved in a crash. What should you do to reduce the risk of fire?
You’re joining a motorway from a slip road. What should you do?
You’re joining a motorway. Why is it important to make full use of the slip road?
You’re leaving your motorcycle unattended on a road. When may you leave the engine running?
You’re looking for somewhere to park your motorcycle. The area is full except for spaces marked ‘disabled use’. What can you do?
You’re making an appointment and will have to travel a long distance. How should you plan for the journey?
You’re on a country road. What should you expect to see coming towards you on your side of the road?
You’re on a dual carriageway. Ahead, you see a vehicle with an amber flashing light. What could this be?
You’re on a good, dry road surface. Your brakes and tyres are good. What’s the typical overall stopping distance at 40 mph?
You’re on a motorway. A lorry has stopped in the right-hand lane. What should you do when you see this sign on the lorry?
You’re on a motorway. A red cross is displayed above the hard shoulder. What does this mean?
You’re on a motorway and there are red flashing lights above every lane. What must you do?
You’re on a motorway at night. In which situation may you have your headlights switched off?
You’re on a motorway in fog. The left-hand edge of the motorway can be identified by reflective studs. What colour are they?
You’re on a motorway. Luggage falls from your motorcycle. What should you do?
You’re on a motorway. Red flashing lights appear above your lane only. What should you do?
You’re on a motorway. What colour are the reflective studs on the left of the carriageway?
You’re on a motorway. When can you use hazard warning lights?
You’re on a road with passing places. It’s only wide enough for one vehicle. A car is coming towards you. What should you do?
You’re on a smart motorway. A mandatory speed limit is displayed above the hard shoulder. What does this mean?
You’re on a three-lane motorway. A red cross is showing above the hard shoulder and mandatory speed limits above all other lanes. What does this mean?
You’re on a three-lane motorway. There are red reflective studs on your left and white ones to your right. Which lane are you in?
You’re on a two-lane dual carriageway. Why would you use the right-hand lane?
You’re on a well-lit road at night, in a built-up area. How will using dipped headlights help?
You’re parked on the road at night. Where must you use parking lights?
You’re parking your motorcycle and sidecar on a hill. What’s the best way to stop it rolling away?
You’re parking your motorcycle. How can you reduce the chances of it being stolen?
You’re planning a long journey. Do you need to plan rest stops?
You’re positioned to turn right on a multi-lane roundabout. What should you do before moving to a lane on your left?
You’re riding a motorcycle that has an engine of less than 50 cc. What should you do if you see a queue of traffic building up behind?
You’re riding a motorcycle with an engine larger than 50 cc. What would make a tyre illegal?
You’re riding at 70 mph on a three-lane motorway. There’s no traffic ahead. Which lane should you use?
You’re riding at night and are dazzled by the headlights of an oncoming car. What should you do?
You’re riding at night and are dazzled by the lights of an approaching vehicle. What should you do?
You’re riding at night. You have your headlights on main beam. Another vehicle is overtaking you. When should you dip your headlights?
You’re riding behind a long vehicle. There’s a mini-roundabout ahead. The vehicle is signalling left, but it’s positioned to the right. What should you do?
You’re riding in fast-flowing traffic. The vehicle behind is following too closely. What should you do?
You’re riding in heavy rain. Why should you try to avoid this marked area?
You’re riding in heavy rain. Your rear wheel skids as you accelerate. What must you do to regain control?
You’re riding in hot weather. What’s the safest type of footwear?
You’re riding in town at night. The roads are wet after rain. How will the reflections from wet surfaces affect you?
You’re riding on a busy dual carriageway. What should you do before you change lanes?
You’re riding on a country lane. What should you do if you come across cattle on the road?
You’re riding on a motorway. The car in front switches on its hazard warning lights while it’s moving. What does this mean?
You’re riding on a motorway. There’s a slow-moving vehicle ahead. On the back, you see this sign. What should you do?
You’re riding on a motorway. Unless signs show otherwise, what’s the national speed limit?
You’re riding on a quiet road. Your visor fogs up. What should you do?
You’re riding on a wet road. What technique should you use when braking?
You’re riding on an exposed stretch of motorway and there’s a strong side wind. When should you take extra care?
You’re riding on the motorway. Well before you reach your intended exit, where should you position your motorcycle?
You’re riding past queuing traffic. Why should you be more cautious when approaching this road marking?
You’re riding slowly in a town centre. Why should you glance over your left shoulder before turning left?
You’re riding through a tunnel. What should you do if your motorcycle breaks down?
You’re riding towards a zebra crossing. Pedestrians are waiting to cross. What should you do?
You’re riding towards a zebra crossing. Waiting to cross is a person in a wheelchair. What should you do?
You’re riding towards roadworks. The temporary traffic lights are on red. The road ahead is clear. What should you do?
You’re riding up to a zebra crossing. You intend to stop for waiting pedestrians. How could you let them know you’re stopping?
You’re riding with a bulky tank bag. What could this affect?
You’re signalling to turn right in busy traffic. How would you confirm your intention safely?
You’re sitting on a stationary motorcycle and checking your riding position. What should you be able to do?
You’re the first person to arrive at an incident where people are badly injured. You’ve switched on your hazard warning lights and checked all engines are stopped. What else should you do?
You’re the first to arrive at the scene of a crash. What should you do?
You’re the motorcyclist approaching this junction. What should you do?
You’re towing a small trailer on a busy three-lane motorway. What must you do if all the lanes are open?
You’re travelling along a motorway and feel tired. Where should you stop to rest?
You’re travelling along a motorway. When are you allowed to overtake on the left?
You’re travelling along a motorway. Where would you find a crawler or climbing lane?
You’re travelling along a street with parked vehicles on the left-hand side. Why should you keep your speed down?
You’re travelling at 50 mph on a good, dry road. What’s your typical overall stopping distance?
You’re travelling behind a bus that pulls up at a bus stop. What should you do?
You’re travelling behind a moped. What should you do when you want to turn left just ahead?
You’re travelling in the left-hand lane of a three-lane motorway. How should you react to traffic joining from a slip road?
You’re travelling in very heavy rain. How is this likely to affect your overall stopping distance?
You’re travelling on a motorway in England. You must stop when signalled to do so by which of these?
You’re travelling on a road that has speed humps. What should you do when the driver in front is travelling more slowly than you?
You’re turning left at a junction where pedestrians have started to cross. What should you do?
You’re turning left into a side road. What hazard should you be especially aware of?
You’re turning right at a crossroads. An oncoming driver is also turning right. How should you normally deal with this?
You’re turning right at a large roundabout. What should you do before you cross a lane to reach your exit?
You’re turning right on a multi-lane roundabout. When should you take a lifesaver glance over your left shoulder?
You’re turning right onto a dual carriageway. What should you do before emerging?
You’re unsure what a slow-moving motorcyclist ahead of you is going to do. What should you do?
You’re using a contraflow system. What should you do?
You’re using a smart motorway. What happens when it’s operating?
You’re using throwover saddlebags. Why is it important to make sure they’re evenly loaded?
You’re waiting at a level crossing. A train passes but the lights keep flashing. What must you do?
You’re waiting at a pelican crossing. What does it mean when the red light changes to flashing amber?
You’re waiting to come out of a side road. Why should you look carefully for motorcycles?
You’re waiting to emerge left from a minor road. A large vehicle is approaching from the right. You have time to turn, but you should wait. Why?
You’re waiting to turn right at the end of a road. Your view is obstructed by parked vehicles. What should you do?
You’ve adjusted your drive chain. If this isn’t done properly, what problem could it cause?
You’ve been waiting for some time to make a right turn into a side road. What should you do just before you make the turn?
You’ve broken down on a motorway. In which direction should you walk to find the nearest emergency telephone?
You’ve had a breakdown on the hard shoulder of a motorway. When the problem has been fixed, how should you rejoin the main carriageway?
You’ve just driven past this sign. What should you be aware of?
You’ve just gone through deep water. What should you do to make sure your brakes are working properly?
You’ve just passed these warning lights. What hazard would you expect to see next?
You’ve just passed your practical motorcycle test. This is your first full licence. What will you have to do if you gather six or more penalty points within the next two years?
You’ve just passed your practical test. You don’t hold a full licence in another category. Within two years you get six penalty points on your licence. What will you have to do?
You’ve just passed your test. How can you reduce your risk of being involved in a collision?
You’ve just ridden through a flood. What should you test when you’re clear of the water?
You’ve stopped at a pelican crossing, where a disabled person is crossing very slowly in front of you. What should you do when the lights change to green?
You’ve stopped at an incident to give help. What should you do?