BC Practice Driving Test

Driving


The correct answer are in red italics.

1. When pulling away from the curb, you should:

a. Shoulder check, then pull out when safe.
b. Check your rear-view mirror, then pull out when safe.
c. Signal, shoulder check, then pull out when safe.
d. Signal, check your rear-view mirror, then pull out when safe.


2. Where should you position your hands on the steering wheel?

a. Left hand at 11 o'clock and right hand at 1 o'clock.
b. Left hand at 9 o'clock and right hand at 3 o'clock.
c. Left hand at 10 o'clock and right hand at 2 o'clock.
d. B. and C. are both correct.


3. As you are driving, you should:

a. Keep to the right-hand side of the lane.
b. Keep to the left-hand side of the lane.
c. Keep to the center of the lane.
d. It depends on which lane you are in and the hazards that are around you.


4. If you are going into a curve too quickly, you should:

a. Slam on your brakes.
b. Pump the brakes, gradually slowing down until you can stop.
c. Pull the emergency brake and steer into the curve.
d. Ease off the accelerator, then speed up slightly as you regain traction.


5. At what minimum distance away from railroad tracks should you stop?

a. 6 metres from the nearest rail.
b. 5 metres from the nearest rail.
c. 10 metres from the nearest rail.
d. 3 metres from the nearest rail.


6. When driving behind a slow-moving truck going up a hill you should:

a. Check for approaching cars and pass in the oncoming lane when it is safe.
b. Pass on the shoulder of the road.
c. Honk so that the driver knows you are there and can pull over for you.
d. Be patient and try to let your road rage subside


7. When approaching a stop sign where there is no stop line, sidewalk or crosswalk you should:

a. Stop 3 metres back from the intersection and inch up slowly.
b. Slow down and proceed with caution.
c. Stop just before you enter the intersection.
d. Stop only if pedestrians are waiting to cross.


8. When you see a potential hazard ahead, it makes sense to:

a. Pull over until the hazard is gone.
b. Slow down.
c. Take your foot off the accelerator and rest it on the brake pedal.
d. b. and c. are correct.


9. When approaching a railway crossing you should:

a. Watch for warning lights that indicate an approaching train.
b. Watch for motorcycle riders and cyclists who may slip on the wet tracks.
c. Realize that trains always have the right of way.
d. All of the above.


10. How far away from a fire hydrant are you required to park?

a. 10 metres.
b. 6 metres.
c. 5 metres.
d. 3 metres.


11. How far away from a stop sign, traffic control signal or crosswalk are you required to park?

a. 10 metres.
b. 6 metres.
c. 5 metres.
d. 3 metres.


12. It is illegal to park:

a. On a sidewalk.
b. On a bridge or in a tunnel.
c. In a bicycle lane.
d. All of the above.


13. When parallel parking, you must be within how many centimeters from the curb?

a. 50 cm.
b. 30 cm.
c. 5 cm.
d. It doesn't matter.


14. When backing up you should:

a. Do a 360-degree vision check before you begin.
b. Turn your body to look out the rear window.
c. Be especially careful when backing out of a driveway.
d. All of the above.


15. When is it a good idea to use hand signals in addition to a turn signal?

a. When changing lanes.
b. When turning a corner.
c. When pulling out from a line of parked vehicles.
d. When stopping.


16. When should you use your car's signals?

a. When changing lanes.
b. When turning a corner.
c. When pulling out from a line of parked vehicles.
d. All of the above.


17. A sign depicting a green circle with a straight arrow pointing upwards inside it means:

a. Straight road ahead.
b. One lane ahead.
c. No turns - through only.
d. a. and c. are correct.


18. A black sign depicting a white arrow that curves to the left means:

a. The road curves to the left ahead.
b. Cars in this lane must turn left.
c. Left turns are prohibited.
d. Parking is to the left.


19. When arriving at an uncontrolled intersection or four-way-stop at the same time as another car, which car should proceed first?

a. The car farthest to the right.
b. The car farthest to the left.
c. Whichever car is fastest.
d. The car with the meanest-looking driver.


20. If you are turning left at an uncontrolled intersection or four-way-stop you should:

a. Proceed immediately - you have the right of way.
b. Yield to approaching cars.
c. Keep going straight - left turns are prohibited at these intersections.
d. Wait for another driver to flag you through.


21. At uncontrolled intersections you should always:

a. Come to a complete stop, make sure it is safe and proceed with caution.
b. Slow down, make sure it is safe and proceed with caution.
c. Stop well before the intersection and inch out slowly; only proceed when no cars are approaching.
d. Speed right on through.


22. It is against the law to follow an emergency vehicle more closely than:

a. 50 metres.
b. 100 metres.
c. 150 metres.
d. 200 metres.


23. If a vehicle ahead of you is stopped at a crosswalk on a multi-lane road you should:

a. Pass the vehicle on the right only.
b. Pass the vehicle on the left only.
c. Stop before passing this vehicle and make sure there are no pedestrians in the crosswalk.
d. Honk to encourage the vehicle's driver to get going.


24. When should you slow down to 30 km/h near a playground?

a. As soon as you notice that you are near a playground.
b. When you see the playground sign.
c. When you see the playground sign accompanied by a 30 km/h speed limit.
d. From dawn to dusk when you see the playground sign accompanied by a 30 km/h speed limit.


25. A sign indicating that school children may be present and that is accompanied by a 30 km/h speed limit means you must slow down to 30 km/h at which times?

a. All the time.
b. During daylight hours.
c. Between 8 AM and 5 PM on school days.
d. Between 8 AM and 5 PM Monday to Friday.


26. Why is it necessary to shoulder-check when changing lanes?

a. Just to be extra-cautious.
b. No matter how you adjust your mirrors, you will always have blind spots.
c. It stretches out your neck while driving.
d. It gives you an excuse to check out the people in the next car.


27. When can you make a right turn at a red light?

a. After slowing down to check for oncoming traffic.
b. After coming to a complete stop and yielding to both traffic and pedestrians.
c. Anytime there are no signs prohibiting a right turn on a red light.
d. b. and c. are correct.


28. When can you make a left turn at a red light?

a. Never.
b. When turning from a one-way street onto another one-way street.
c. When turning from a two-way street onto a one-way street.
d. b. and c. are correct.


29. When changing lanes you should:

a. Signal and then proceed.
b. Check your mirrors and your blind spot and then proceed.
c. Check your mirrors, signal, check your blind spot and then proceed.
d. Check your mirrors, signal and then proceed.


30. A two-way left turn lane in the center of the road means:

a. You can turn left or right from this lane.
b. You can pass other cars in this lane.
c. Cars traveling in both directions can turn left from this lane.
d. You can park in this lane.


31. A flashing red light means:

a. Stop, and wait for the light to turn green.
b. Stop, and proceed when it is safe to do so
c. Slow down to check for oncoming traffic and proceed when it is safe.
d. The flashing red light simply indicates an uncontrolled intersection.


32. A flashing green light means:

a. This is a pedestrian-controlled traffic light.
b. You can continue through the intersection as long as it’s clear.
c. This light simply warns you that you are entering an intersection.
d. a. and b. are correct


33. A light with a steady green arrow pointing either left or right means:

a. You may turn in the direction of the arrow if the intersection is clear.
b. You must check for oncoming traffic before turning in the direction of the arrow.
c. Stop and proceed in the direction of the arrow with caution.
d. Drive straight through the intersection.


34. A light with a steady red cross above a lane of traffic means:

a. Proceed with caution
b. Begin moving out of this lane and into a lane with a steady green arrow.
c. You cannot drive in this lane.
d. Bus lane only.


35. A large diamond painted on the road in a particular lane means:

a. Bus lane only.
b. You cannot drive in this lane.
c. Reserved for buses and High Occupancy Vehicles (HOVs).
d. Crosswalk.


36. When are you permitted to pass in the oncoming lane?

a. When there is a yellow double solid line in the center of the road.
b. When there is a broken yellow line in the center of the road and it is safe to pass.
c. When there is a broken white line in the center of the road.
d. You should never pass in the oncoming lane.


37. A U-turn is not permitted:

a. On a curve.
b. Near or at the crest of a hill.
c. Where a sign prohibits a U-turn.
d. All of the above.


38. You should never pass in the oncoming lane in which circumstances?

a. On a curve.
b. Near or at the crest of a hill.
c. In an intersection.
d. All of the above.


39. You may pass on the right when:

a. You are on a two or more-laned roadway.
b. A driver ahead of you is turning left, and it is safe to go around.
c. There is a paved shoulder.
d. a. and b. are correct.


40. When a school bus displays flashing red lights:

a. You can pass on the left, as long as the bus is parked.
b. You must stop if you are behind the bus, but you can continue if you are approaching from the opposite direction.
c. You cannot pass the bus in either direction.
d. You should slow down to the school zone speed limit.


41. Unless signs tell you otherwise, the speed limit in cities and towns is:

a. 80 km/h
b. 30 km/h
c. 50 km/h
d. 60 km/h


42. When driving in ideal conditions, how far should your car be from the car in front of you?

a. 2 seconds behind.
b. 3 seconds behind.
c. 4 seconds behind.
d. In ideal conditions, it doesn't matter.


43. Distances between cities are always shown in:

a. Miles.
b. Kilometres.
c. Hours, or the amount of time it will take to get there.
d. Metres.


44. When entering a freeway you should always:

a. Slow down and proceed when it is safe.
b. Stop and make sure there is no traffic approaching.
c. Signal, accelerate to the same speed as the freeway traffic and merge smoothly.
d. Go as fast as you can and swing abruptly into traffic.


45. What is the minimum following distance you should leave between your vehicle and a motorcycle in front of you?

a. 2 seconds.
b. 3 seconds.
c. 4 seconds.
d. 5 seconds.


46. When you are on the freeway and you are approaching a freeway entrance where cars are attempting to merge, you should:

a. Ignore them.
b. Move into the lane on your left if you can.
c. Slow down or speed up slightly to let them in.
d. b. and c. are correct.


47. If your car breaks down on the freeway, you should:

a. Pull over to the far right and walk to the next exit.
b. Put on your emergency flashers, pull over to the far right and walk to the next exit.
c. Signal, pull off the road when safe, turn on your hazard lights, and stay with your vehicle.
d. Stop wherever you are and go for help.


48. When sharing the road with a motorcycle:

a. You have plenty of room to drive beside it in the same lane.
b. You should stay well behind it and pass just as you would with another car.
c. You can drive close behind it.
d. a. and c. are correct.


49. It is important to stay well behind large trucks and buses, and out of their blind spots because:

a. You may not be visible to the driver if you follow too closely.
b. You will not be able to see very well if you follow too closely.
c. You could get crushed between one of these vehicles and the curb if they are turning at an intersection.
d. All of the above.


50. When driving at night with your highbeams on, how close are you allowed to be to another car before you dim your headlights?

a. 50 metres.
b. 100 metres.
c. 150 metres
d. 200 metres.


51. During which times are you required to use your headlights?

a. All the time.
b. Between 30 minutes after sunset and 30 minutes before sunrise.
c. Whenever you cannot see 150 metres ahead.
d. b. and c. are correct.


52. To help prevent collision with an animal you should:

a. Scan the sides of the roadway ahead for animals.
b. Watch for animal crossing signs.
c. Be extra cautious at dusk and dawn.
d. All of the above.


53. On wet roads you should be prepared to deal with:

a. Hydroplaning.
b. Loss of traction.
c. Poor visibility.
d. All of the above.


54. If you begin to skid on black ice, what is the safest thing to do?

a. Accelerate and steer in the direction you want to go.
b. Brake and steer in the direction you want to go.
c. Ease off the accelerator and steer to the side of the road.
d. Ease off the accelerator and steer smoothly in the direction you want to go.


55. When traveling in B.C. in the winter, it is a good idea to:

a. Carry a shovel, sand or salt, and warning flares.
b. Use tires suitable for winter conditions and carry chains.
c. Make sure that snow and frost are removed from all your windows before you start driving.
d. All of the above.


56. The best reason for not using a cellphone while driving is:

a. Your ability to see and hear hazards may be reduced.
b. Your car battery may wear down.
c. The reception may not be clear.
d. It may be difficult to hold on to the phone while driving.


57. If your gas pedal sticks and you cannot pull it up with your shoe you should:

a. Slam on the brakes.
b. Pull up your emergency brake.
c. Apply the brakes, look for an escape path, put the car in neutral and follow your escape path.
d. Keep driving until you run out of gas.


58. If your tire blows while driving you should:

a. Slam on the brakes, hold the wheel firmly, and pull over to the side of the road.
b. Drive as fast as you can to the nearest service station.
c. Ease off the gas pedal, hold the wheel firmly, gently press on the brakes and steer in the direction you want to go; signal and pull over as soon as it is safe.
d. Stop immediately so that you don't ruin your tires even more.


59. If your brakes fail you should:

a. Keep driving until you run out of gas.
b. Pull rapidly on the parking brake.
c. Pump the brakes rapidly, shift into a lower gear, pull gently on the parking brake and use your horn to warn other drivers.
d. Keep your hand on the horn so everyone gets out of the way.


60. If you are faced with an inevitable collision you should:

a. Slow down as much as possible and steer for something that will cushion your car.
b. Take your hands off the wheel and cover your head with your arms.
c. Leap from the car if you can.
d. Hit the brakes -- hard.


61. If your hood flies up while you are driving you should:

a. Stop wherever you are.
b. Try to look through the crack below the hood or open your window to look in the direction you are travelling.
c. Slow down, turn on the hazard lights and steer over to the side of the road.
d. b. and c. are correct.


62. If your engine fails while you are driving you should:

a. Signal and steer to the edge of the road.
b. Turn on your hazard lights.
c. Stay with your vehicle.
d. All of the above.


63. You must report an accident to the police in what circumstances?

a. Always.
b. If the estimated damage is over $1000.
c. If someone has been hurt or killed.
d. b. and c. are correct.


64. If you are in an accident you must:

a. Stop to give assistance and to give your name and insurance information to others involved in the accident.
b. Stop only if the accident is serious.
c. Stop only to check whether damage has occurred.
d. Stop to give assistance and to give your name and insurance information to others involved in the accident only if someone is injured.


65. If you witness a crash you can offer assistance by:

a. Making sure your vehicle is parked away from the crash.
b. Calling for emergency services if necessary.
c. Staying with injured people until help arrives.
d. All of the above.


66. This sign means:

a. Pedestrian crosswalk ahead.
b. Watch for pedestrians on or near the road.
c. Pedestrians only.
d. School crosswalk ahead.


67. This sign means:

a. No left turn.
b. No right turn.
c. Keep to the left.
d. No turning.


68. This sign means:

a. No through road.
b. Yield to oncoming traffic.
c. Do not enter.
d. One way only.


69. This sign means:

a. Use your headlights.
b. Winding road ahead.
c. Road may be slippery ahead.
d. Curve ahead.


70. This sign means:

a. Left turn only at this intersection.
b. Straight through only at this intersection.
c. This lane through or turn left.
d. No left turns from this lane.


71. This sign means:

a. You must turn ahead.
b. Obstruction ahead.
c. Intersection ahead.
d. Merging traffic ahead.


72. This sign means:

a. Zoo ahead.
b. Watch for deer ahead.
c. Wildlife preserve ahead.
d. Scenic drive.


73. This sign means:

a. Two-way traffic.
b. Road narrows ahead.
c. Obstruction ahead.
d. Divided highway ends ahead.


74. This sign means:

a. Merging traffic ahead.
b. Side road ahead.
c. Obstruction ahead.
d. Detour.


75. This sign means:

a. Winding road ahead.
b. Curve ahead - slow down.
c. Right turn only.
d. Detour.


76. This sign means:

a. Stop.
b. Slow down.
c. Intersection ahead.
d. Stop sign ahead.


77. This sign means:

a. Winding road ahead.
b. Sharp curve ahead.
c. Obstruction ahead.
d. Detour.


78. This sign means:

a. Do not enter.
b. Merge.
c. Give the right of way to other vehicles and crossing pedestrians.
d. Slow down.


79. This sign means:

a. No turns.
b. No right turns.
c. Detour.
d. No U-turns.


80. In order to make sure your tires are in good condition, you should:

a. Check them regularly for proper inflation.
b. Check the tread isn't too worn.
c. Make sure all four tires are similar so they work together.
d. All of the above.


81. What clues might indicate that you are approaching a stale green light?

a. Many cars are lined up at the cross street waiting for their light to turn green.
b. Pedestrians are no longer in the intersection.
c. The crosswalk signal has changed from a white figure to a flashing orange hand.
d. a. and c. are correct.


82. If you are in an intersection waiting to turn left and the light turns yellow, you should:

a. Complete your turn as quickly as possible; you are not allowed to be in the intersection when the light turns red.
b. Make sure no oncoming cars are trying to beat the red light and complete your turn safely.
c. Back up and wait for the next green light.
d. Drive straight through the intersection before the light turns red; you've missed your chance to turn.


83. When you arrive at a roundabout or traffic circle, you should:

a. Slow down as you approach the circle.
b. Yield to traffic already in the circle.
c. Yield to vehicles on your right if they arrive at the same time you do.
d. All of the above.


84. You may turn left ahead of oncoming traffic if:

a. You see the advance green arrow at the bottom of the regular set of traffic lights.
b. You see the green arrow on a separate set of traffic lights designated for left turns.
c. You don't have an advance green arrow or a separate left-turn signal, but you think you can make it before oncoming traffic proceeds into the intersection.
d. a. and b. are correct.


85. You may enter a High Occupancy Vehicle or HOV lane when:

a. There are broken lines to indicate a crossing point.
b. You have the required number of people in your vehicle, as indicated by HOV signs.
c. You want to drive faster than everyone else.
d. a. and b. are correct.


86. You may cross a bicycle lane when:

a. There is a broken white line.
b. You want to park in that lane.
c. You are turning in or out of a driveway.
d. a. and c. are correct.


87. Driving more slowly than surrounding traffic is:

a. A good idea if the weather is bad.
b. Often a hazard since other drivers may become frustrated and try to pass you.
c. Appropriate if you don’t know the speed limit.
d. Always appropriate if other people are speeding.


88. You should never coast in neutral or with the clutch in because:

a. You need to be in gear to safely control your vehicle.
b. It is illegal.
c. You can't stop the car while in neutral.
d. a. and b. are correct.


89. What is the best way to prevent your vehicle from moving slightly from side to side while driving?

a. Keep your eyes on the road directly in front of you.
b. Look continuously from side to side.
c. Look well ahead in the direction you want to go.
d. Look at the cars around you to make sure you are not drifting towards them.


90. Tailgating is dangerous because:

a. The vehicle in front can block your view of hazards ahead.
b. If the vehicle in front of you stops, you may not have time to stop safely.
c. You may have difficulty tailgating and talking on your cell phone at the same time.
d. a. and b. are correct.


91. If someone is tailgating you, you should:

a. Slow down slightly to increase the space in front of your car, allowing you extra space to stop more gradually if you need to.
b. Move into another lane.
c. Pull over to let the tailgater pass.
d. Any of the above.


92. On a multi-lane road, the right lane is often the safest because:

a. It is less likely that someone will tailgate you.
b. It keeps you away from oncoming traffic.
c. You get a better view of traffic from the right lane.
d. a. and b. are correct.


93. When using your turn signal, you should:

a. Make sure you don't use it too soon, or other drivers may become confused as to where you are turning.
b. Make sure it is turned off after your turn or lane change is complete.
c. Make sure you use it in time to give other drivers a warning that you are going to turn.
d. All of the above.


94. Making eye contact with pedestrians and other drivers is important because:

a. You get to meet new people that way.
b. It can help communicate your intentions.
c. It usually gets people to back off and let you go ahead first.
d. It's polite.


95. It is important to leave space margins between yourself and other vehicles because:

a. You will have room to stop or steer around if others start moving into your space.
b. You can drive more erratically without worrying about disturbing other drivers.
c. It’s much safer to speed when you have a large margin of space around you.
d. All of the above.


96. It may be dangerous to stop for a pedestrian where there is no intersection because:

a. The driver behind you may not be expecting you to stop and may crash into you.
b. Drivers in other lanes may not see the pedestrian and may hit them.
c. Jaywalking is illegal.
d. a. and b. are correct.


97. Some things to watch for on the sides of the road are:

a. People in wheelchairs traveling toward an intersection.
b. Children playing with a ball.
c. People who are visually impaired who may have a cane or a guide dog.
d. All of the above.


98. If you pull out just slightly into another lane to pass a cyclist you are:

a. Doing something illegal; you must change lanes completely.
b. Doing something unnecessary; there is plenty of room in one lane for a car to pass a cyclist.
c. Actually changing lanes and should check your mirror, signal and shoulder check.
d. A hazard to other drivers.


99. You should allow for a large space margin between your vehicle and a cyclist because:

a. A significant number of crashes involving cyclists result from side-swiping.
b. You need to be able to avoid hitting a cyclist who falls.
c. Driving too close to a cyclist may be very unnerving for him or her.
d. All of the above.


100. Motorcyclists often ride in the left part of the lane because:

a. They are trying to make room for another vehicle in that lane.
b. They can make themselves more visible that way.
c. They are planning to turn left.
d. They don't know the rules of the road.


101. When passing a very large vehicle, you should:

a. Take your time -- the vehicle may be long and you don't want to speed.
b. Go as fast as you can.
c. Make sure you have enough space; you don’t want to get stuck in that vehicle's blind spot.
d. b. and c. are correct.


102. On a road where the speed limit is 60km/h or less, if you see a transit bus signaling that it wants to pull out, you should:

a. Keep right on going; the same rules apply to transit buses as to cars.
b. Change lanes to let the bus pull out, if there is room.
c. Slow down to let the bus in front of you if you can't change lanes.
d. b. and c. are correct.


103. When approaching a railway crossing you should:

a. Look for advance warning signs such as flashing lights, gates, or a sign alerting you to an upcoming crossing.
b. Watch out for other road users, especially motorcyclists and cyclists who may slip on the tracks.
c. Observe carefully as trains often appear to be moving more slowly than they actually are.
d. All of the above.


104. In order to stay awake while driving on a long trip, you can:

a. Sing or talk to yourself.
b. Take a nap at a rest stop.
c. Eat moderately.
d. All of the above.


105. In order to keep focused while driving you should:

a. Keep your eyes moving; scan the entire driving scene.
b. Pull over and stop if you need to talk on a cell phone.
c. Keep predicting what will happen next, and plan your moves.
d. All of the above.


106. Consuming one glass of beer before driving is:

a. Never a problem; there is not that much alcohol in one glass of beer.
b. OK if you have a cup of coffee as well.
c. Problematic for some people and can cause impairment.
d. OK if you have eaten a large meal.


107. It is OK to consume a drug before driving if:

a. You know your limit.
b. It is a medication that does not cause drowsiness.
c. It is a prescription drug.
d. It is necessary to treat your medical condition.


108. If you have a close call and almost get into an accident, you should:

a. Think about how you can drive more safely so it doesn’t happen again.
b. Avoid that situation in the future.
c. Not bother worrying about it; remember that other drivers are usually to blame.
d. Pat yourself on the back for not getting into the accident.


109. If you encounter another driver who is behaving aggressively, you should:

a. Keep the doors and windows locked.
b. Avoid eye contact.
c. Give that driver the right-of-way.
d. All of the above.


110. Taking more than one parking spot is:

a. Expected if you have a nice car.
b. Something that may encourage aggression in other drivers.
c. Acceptable if there aren't many other cars in the parking lot.
d. One way of protecting your car.


111. If one of your passengers does not want to wear a seatbelt, you should:

a. Refuse to move until he or she puts it on.
b. There's nothing you can do; just hope that next time he or she will wear it.
c. Tell the passenger you won't drive him or her anywhere ever again.
d. Make a joke and ignore it.


112. When driving with children in the car it is a good idea to:

a. Tell them the rules of the car before you start the trip.
b. Tell them to keep quiet throughout the drive, or else.
c. Give them activities if the drive is long.
d. a. and c. are correct.


113. If you are a passenger, and you find that your driver is behaving in an unsafe manner, you should:

a. Use humour to let the driver know that you are uncomfortable.
b. Offer to take the wheel.
c. Ask to be let out of the car if the behaviour doesn't stop.
d. All of the above.


114. The best way to help prevent aggression in other drivers is:

a. Give the right-of-way and move over for merging traffic.
b. Don't block passing lanes and pull over to let others pass if there is a long line of cars behind you.
c. Don't yell at other drivers.
d. All of the above.


115. If you must stop suddenly in an emergency, you should:

a. Slam on the brakes and steer in the direction you want to go.
b. Pump the brakes and steer in the direction you want to go.
c. Hit the brakes hard, but not hard enough to lock the wheels, and steer in the direction you want to go.
d. Hit the brakes hard enough to lock the wheels and hope for the best.


116. When faced with low visibility conditions while driving, you should:

a. Slow down and maintain extra space margins.
b. Use your defroster to keep your windows clear.
c. Search and scan more carefully.
d. All of the above.


117. When entering a tunnel on a sunny day, you should:

a. Keep your sunglasses on, as taking them off may take your attention away from driving.
b. Slow down to let your eyes adjust to the lower light levels.
c. Speed up to get through as quickly as possible.
d. Just keep driving as you were before.


118. If you find that your car is hydroplaning, you should:

a. Slam on the brakes.
b. Brake gently.
c. Decelerate and drive straight ahead without hitting the brakes.
d. Pull over; there may be something wrong with your car.


119. If you must drive through a deep puddle, you should:

a. Drive through it as quickly as possible.
b. Drive through it as slowly as possible.
c. Gently apply the brakes after you get through the puddle to dry them out.
d. b. and c. are correct.


120. If you are stranded in snow in your vehicle, you should:

a. Run the engine to keep the interior of the vehicle warm.
b. Go and look for help.
c. Run the engine only for about five minutes an hour to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
d. b. and c. are correct.


121. If you are faced with turbulence, you should:

a. Get off the road immediately.
b. Watch out for vehicles that could be forced into your path, such as motorcycles and campers.
c. Speed up so that you have more control of the car.
d. Honk while passing large trucks to let them know you're there.


122. Overdriving your headlights at night is dangerous because:

a. You cannot stop within the distance that you can see.
b. Your headlights may become overworked and thus stop working at all.
c. You may blind oncoming drivers.
d. You won't be able to see if it becomes foggy.


123. When driving at night, it is a good idea to:

a. Avoid busy streets.
b. Use your highbeams.
c. Glance to the right edge of the road to avoid glare from oncoming lights.
d. All of the above.


124. If your headlights ever fail, you should:

a. Try turning the light switch on and off rapidly.
b. Trust your parking lights to make you visible to other vehicles.
c. Use your hazard lights.
d. a. and c. are correct.


125. If a large animal is in your path and you can't stop in time, you should:

a. Brake firmly.
b. Try to strike the animal at an angle.
c. Let up on the brakes just before hitting the animal to reduce the chance of it coming through your windshield.
d. All of the above.


126. Based on the situation you see here, how would you respond as your car approaches the intersection?

a. Prepare to stop if necessary -- the light may change soon.
b. Keep driving at the same pace -- the light should be green for a long time.
c. Slow down almost to a stop and proceed if the light is still green.
d. Stop at the intersection before proceeding.


127. Who has the right of way?

a. The motorist when the bike lane line becomes broken.
b. The cyclist throughout.
c. The motorist, in the intersection.
d. The motorist, because cyclists shouldn't be on the road.


128. If each of these vehicles arrives at the four-way stop at the same time, who has the right of way?

a. Car A.
b. Car B.
c. Car C.
d. All of them. Drivers should use eye contact and hand signals to indicate who will go first.


129. A school bus is stopped at the side of the road with it's lights flashing. In this situation:

a. Car A can pass in the oncoming lane when it is clear.
b. Car B can continue driving as usual.
c. Both Cars A and B must stop until the bus moves on.
d. a. and b. are correct.


130. When do emergency vehicles with flashing lights and sirens have the right of way?

a. In intersections.
b. While driving on the righ side of the road.
c. In all circumstances.
d. While on your side of a divided median.


131. When approached by an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and siren in operation, what should you do?

a. Ensure that you stay at least 150 metres ahead of the emergency vehicle.
b. Stop wherever you are.
c. Turn up the volume on the stereo.
d. Pull over to the curb and stop.


132. When approached by an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and siren in operation, under what circumstances is it OK not to stop?

a. When on the opposite side of a divided highway median.
b. There's room for the emergency vehicle to pass you.
c. When your emergency is more important than theirs.
d. When you are able to stay ahead of the emergency vehicle.


133. Do cyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers?

a. No, cyclists should ride on the sidewalk.
b. Same responsibilities but no rights on the road.
c. Only during daylight hours.
d. Yes, cyclists must observe the rules of the road just as drivers.


134. You just got into your car and as you were getting in you noticed a cyclist about 1 block away. What do you do?

a. Mirror check and pull out when safe.
b. Mirror check, signal, shoulder check and pull out when safe.
c. Signal and pull out.
d. Pull out when safe.


135. When driving behind a large truck why would an increased following distance be advisable?

a. You will have a larger range of vision.
b. Facing uphill, the truck could roll back.
c. Large vehicles can spray dirt or water onto your windshield in rainy weather.
d. All of the above.


136. What can you do to help prevent aggression while driving?

a. Know the rules of the road and follow them.
b. Keep a generous following distance.
c. Move over for merging traffic.
d. All of the above.


137. Your car has an Anti-lock braking system (ABS). What is the benefit?

a. ABS allows drivers to brake and steer at the same time.
b. Allows drivers to drive faster and stop sooner.
c. Allows you to stop short on gravel.
d. All of the above.


138. In an emergency situation where you have an Anti-lock braking system (ABS) on your car, how do you stop?

a. Pump the brakes while applying light pressure.
b. Press hard, quickly release and press hard again.
c. Apply continuous, firm, hard pressure until the vehicle stops.
d. Press lightly and let the computerized sensors take over.


139. What is the main cause of skidding?

a. Rain and ice.
b. Slamming on the brakes.
c. Poor driving skills.
d. Going around a corners too fast.


140. Cruise control should never be used:

a. On wet, slippery, snowy or icy surfaces.
b. Under ideal highway driving conditions.
c. When you are tired
d. A and C are correct.


141. When driving how can you reduce fuel consumption?

a. Make sure tires are properly inflated.
b. Don't leave the engine running while parked or in non-moving traffic.
c. Drive within the speed limit and at a steady speed.
d. All of the above.


142. How can you reduce vehicle emissions?

a. Keep the engine running.
b. Change the oil and air filter regularly.
c. Run the air conditioning system.
d. All of the above.


143. Which lane should you use on freeways with more than 2 lanes in each direction?

a. In the centre lane or right-hand lane, leaving the left lane for higher-speed traffic and passing vehicles.
b. In the lane that gives you best vision and allows you to go where you want to go.
c. In the left lane so you can speed ahead.
d. A and B are correct


144. What is a driving strategy that helps you to be a safe and competent driver?

a. Observation.
b. See-Think-Do.
c. Understand.
d. Act.


145. What is The Observation Cycle?

a. Look well ahead.
b. Scan from one side of the road to the other, checking for potential hazards.
c. Glance in your rear- and side-view mirrors to keep track of what is happening behind you.
d. All of the above.


146. How often should the Observation Cycle be repeated?

a. 10 to 30 seconds.
b. 5 to 8 seconds.
c. 15 to 20 seconds
d. A and C are correct.


147. Why should you shoulder check?

a. To make sure your blind spot is clear.
b. To see what you just drove by.
c. To see if there is a bicycle lane with a cyclist in it.
d. To look for little ones running out between cars.


148. What are some good strategies to observe when backing up?

a. If you have been stopped for some time, walk around the back of the vehicle to check that your path is clear.
b. Back into driveways and parking spots so you can drive out facing forward.
c. Do a 360ยบ vision check using shoulder checks, mirror checks and turn your body to look out the rear window. Pay special attention to children, pets, pedestrians, cyclists and people in wheelchairs.
d. All of the above.


149. What are space conflicts?

a. When 2 road users try to move into the same space at the same time.
b. The road obstructed by construction.
c. Pedestrians in the crosswalk.
d. The bicycle lane.


150. What can you do to avoid space conflicts?

a. Avoid road construction.
b. Keep areas of space (space margins) around your vehicle.
c. Drive in the bicycle lane.
d. Wait for the pedestrians to move through the crosswalk.


151. Driving maneuvers will combine 4 skills, whether driving straight, turning at an intersection or swerving to avoid a hazard. What are they?

a. Speed control, steering, listening and watching the console.
b. Braking, communications, steering and backing up.
c. Speed control, steering, space margins and communication.
d. Accelerating, braking, shifting gears and eye contact.


152. Sport utility vehicles, pick-up trucks and camper vans have a higher centre of gravity. What caution will you need to be aware of when driving one of these vehicles?

a. The vehicle is higher up which gives a better view of the traffic situation.
b. The vehicle is less stable on uneven road surfaces and more likely to tip over on a curve taken at higher speeds.
c. The vehicle is less stable on icy surfaces.
d. It is best to drive faster around curves in order to reduce the instability.


153. What's wrong with tailgating (following too closely behind the vehicle in front)?

a. The vehicle in front of you can block your view of hazards ahead.
b. If the vehicle stops suddenly, you have no time to slow down and stop safely.
c. You could rear-end the other driver and you will be held responsible.
d. All of the above.


154. What steps are involved in the See-Think-Do strategy?

a. Driving at a safe speed and looking well ahead.
b. Keeping alert and focused.
c. See possible problems and think of solutions to help keep you safe
d. All of the above.


155. Unless signs tell you otherwise, the speed limit outside cities and towns is:

a. 100 km/h.
b. 60 km/h.
c. 80 km/h.
d. 90 km/h.


156. When driving through a road construction zone:

a. Slow down, traffic fines are double in construction zones.
b. Stop when directed by traffic control persons or devices.
c. Maintain a steady speed.
d. a. and b. are correct.


157. A traffic control signal containing the word? STOP? held out by a person at a school

a. Stop if there are any pedestrians crossing
b. Stop before entering the cross-walk and do not proceed until the signal is no
c. Ignore the signal as it is not legal anyhow
d. Slow down and proceed through the cross-walk with caution


158. Which of the following classes of vehicles only may carry a red light visible from the

a. Commercial motor vehicles
b. Bicycles
c. Pleasure type motor vehicle
d. Emergency vehicle responding to a call


159. Where a highway has divided into lanes for traffic, a driver should:

a. Move from lane to lane with bursts of speed when passing
b. Never change lanes
c. Signal intention and move to another lanes only when it is safe to do so
d. Straddle lanes and block following traffic


160. The use of alcohol or drugs affect the driver by impairing;

a. Vision
b. Judgment
c. Reaction time
d. All of the above


161. When driving at night and you meet another car with glaring headlights. You should:

a. Turn on the upper beam of your headlights
b. Watch the center-line of the roadway
c. Keep your headlight on the low beam and look slight away from the bright lights
d. Watch the tail-light of the car head


162. What does the broken line marking on a highway mean?

a. Pass at any time
b. Pass if the way is clear
c. Never pass
d. Pass only during daylight hours


163. Which of the following hand-and-arm signal is correct for slowing or stopping?

a. Arm straight out the window
b. Arm out and down
c. Arm out and up
d. Circle motion


164. When the traffic signal light facing you is red and you intend to go straight

a. Stop give pedestrians the right of way then proceed with caution
b. Stop proceed when the way is clear
c. Slow down proceed when the way is clear
d. Stop proceed only when the signal turns green and when the way is clear


165. Before leaving your car parked on a downgrade, you should:

a. Turn your front wheels to the right and set your parking brake
b. Turn you front wheels to the left and set your parking brake
c. Leave your wheel parallel to the curb and set your parking brake
d. Set your parking brake only


166. Which of the following hand and arm signals is correct for a left turn?

a. Arm straight out the window
b. Arm out and down
c. Arm out and up
d. Circle motion


167. Which of the following hand and arm signals is correct for a right turn?

a. Circle motion
b. Arm straight out the window
c. Arm out and down
d. Arm out and up