76 DKT Questions of General Knowledge

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# 1. You are driving along this road. You hear an ambulance's siren and see the ambulance in your mirror. You should -

A. Move to the left and make way for the ambulance.
B. Turn into a driveway on the right hand side of the road.
C. Move to the right and make way for the ambulance.

Explanation : CG091 - General Knowledge

# 2. If your vehicle is involved in an accident (regardless of the damage), what details must you give, to the other driver(s), if asked?

A. No details at all until you have contacted your insurance company.
B. You must let them see your licence, take details, and give the name and address of the vehicle's owner.
C. Only your name and address details if a Policeman asks for them.

Explanation : CG045 - General Knowledge

# 3. Bicycle and motorcycle riders have the same rights to use the road as other motor vehicle drivers. They are however, more at risk in traffic because -

A. They are harder to see in traffic and do not have the same protection as drivers.
B. They are careless and do not obey road rules.
C. They ride too fast and do not turn their lights on.

Explanation : CG116 - General Knowledge

# 4. Which vehicle is parked correctly?

A. Vehicle A.
B. Vehicle B.
C. Vehicle C

Explanation : CG079 - General Knowledge

# 5. What is meant by this sign on or near a bridge?

A. Do not overtake a vehicle travelling in the same direction.
B. Stop at all times before crossing the bridge and only give way to pedestrians who may be crossing.
C. Slow down and be prepared to give way to vehicles travelling in the opposite direction.

Explanation : CG013 - General Knowledge

# 6. A friend lends you his car. It is very noisy and blows a lot of smoke. He tells you the vehicle has been given a defect notice but it's still OK to drive it. What should you do?

A. Borrow the car but only drive on streets where the car will not be a danger to others.
B. Before you borrow the car check the defect notice to make sure it is legal to drive the car.
C. Borrow the car, but always drive it 10 Km/h below the speed limit.

Explanation : CG063 - General Knowledge

# 7. Looking at the diagrams, how far from the approach side of a bus stop or a railway crossing are you allowed to stand or park your vehicle?

A. At least 50 metres.
B. At least 20 metres
C. At least 5 metres.

Explanation : CG113 - General Knowledge -

# 8. When reversing, you should -

A. Sound your horn to warn other drivers.
B. Unbuckle your seat belt so you can reverse as quickly as possible.
C. Take care and never reverse for a greater distance and time than is necessary.

Explanation : CG014 - General Knowledge

# 9. A friend lends you a van that has seats for ten passengers. What type of licence do you need to drive this type of vehicle?

A. A car licence.
B. A heavy rigid vehicle licence.
C. A small bus licence.

Explanation : CG061 - General Knowledge

# 10. You have a six year old child with you in your car. You have just parked so you can collect a prescription from the chemist. You should -

A. Ask an older person sitting nearby to watch the child.
B. Leave the child in the car.
C. Take the child with you.

Explanation : CG076 - General Knowledge

# 11. Stop signs or flashing lights at railway crossings should always be obeyed, because -

A. Car brakes often fail.
B. Trains are fast, heavy and cannot stop quickly.
C. Pedestrians might be crossing.

Explanation : CG047 - General Knowledge

# 12. Are you required to carry your driver's licence with you every time you drive?

A. Yes.
B. No, it is only needed on long trips.
C. No, being licensed is enough.

Explanation : CG115 - General Knowledge

# 13. When you come across roadworks -

A. You only have to obey the signs during working hours.
B. You only have to obey the signs when there are workers about.
C. You must obey the signs that are displayed at all times.

Explanation : CG093 - General Knowledge

# 14. When you see these lights flashing on the back of a bus, what should you do?

A. Stop and wait for the lights to stop flashing.
B. Drive carefully at no more than 40 km/h.
C. Overtake the bus only while the lights are flashing.

Explanation : CG099 - General Knowledge

# 15. You are driving your vehicle along a street and want to stop for a short time. Are you allowed to double park your vehicle (that is stand it on the road alongside a parked car)?

A. Yes, provided you do not leave the vehicle.
B. No, never.
C. Yes, provided you stop for a short time only and turn on your hazard warning lights.

Explanation : CG112 - General Knowledge

# 16. When there are three lanes on a freeway -

A. The right lane is reserved for overtaking.
B. The right lane is for emergency vehicles only.
C. The right lane is for avoiding most traffic.

Explanation : CG106 - General Knowledge

# 17. You see a broken yellow line painted on the roadway adjacent to the kerb. What does it mean?

A. Clearway restrictions apply - you must not stop during the clearway hours.
B. You may at any time, park along this part of the road for 1 hour only.
C. Bicycle riders must ride along the yellow line.

Explanation : CG055 - General Knowledge

# 18. If there are no lanes marked on the road, you should drive -

A. Anywhere on your side of the road.
B. Near to the left-hand side of the road.
C. Along the middle of the road.

Explanation : CG007 - General Knowledge

# 19. You want to leave your automatic car parked on a street sloping uphill. You should -

A. Turn the wheels away from the kerb.
B. Put the handbrake on and put the transmission in `P` (park).
C. Park only on flat areas.

Explanation : CG078 - General Knowledge

# 20. You hear the siren of an ambulance approaching you from behind. You should -

A. Continue at the same speed.
B. Slow down to the speed of other traffic.
C. Move into the left lane.

Explanation : CG090 - General Knowledge

# 21. If you intend to turn left, are you required to give a signal?

A. No, if arrows are marked on the roadway.
B. Yes, if turn signals are fitted to your vehicle.
C. No, if turning left from a lane marked left turn only.

Explanation : CG010 - General Knowledge

# 22. When you see the headlights flashing on the front of a bus, what should you do?

A. Be careful, there may be children about.
B. Drive past the bus only while the lights are flashing.
C. Stop and wait for the lights to stop flashing.

Explanation : CG110 - General Knowledge

# 23. What will happen if a testing officer asks you for a bribe to pass your driving test and you give it to him or her?

A. Nothing, there is no penalty.
B. Only the testing officer will be investigated.
C. Action will be taken against all involved. The penalties are severe and include fines and imprisonment.

Explanation : ICAC3 - ICAC

# 24. Can a P1 or P2 provisional driver legally instruct a learner driver?

A. Yes, provided L and P1 or P2 plates are displayed.
B. Yes, provided the provisional driver has held a P2 licence for more than 6 months.
C. No.

Explanation : CG001 - General Knowledge

# 25. You are driving on a freeway and realise you forgot something at home. You want to go back for it. Can you do a U-turn on this road?

A. Yes, any time.
B. No, not at any time.
C. Yes, providing you use the gravel joining roads.

Explanation : CG075 - General Knowledge

# 26. What must you do when you are towing a caravan to help other vehicles overtake?

A. Stop immediately and let the faster vehicle overtake.
B. Drive at least 25 km/h below the speed limit.
C. Keep at least 60 metres behind heavy vehicles or other vehicles towing caravans.

Explanation : CG039 - General Knowledge

# 27. When can a private car travel in a lane marked by this sign?

A. Only to overtake another vehicle.
B. When carrying at least two passengers.
C. Only within 100 metres of making a turn.

Explanation : CG037 - General Knowledge

# 28. If you see a sign indicating road repairs are going on, you should -

A. Stop immediately and wait for instructions.
B. Maintain the same speed.
C. Slow down and watch for traffic controllers and instructions.

Explanation : CG053 - General Knowledge

# 29. This bridge has only just enough room for two vehicles. As you come close to it you should -

A. Sound your horn to warn the other driver.
B. Slow down and pay extra attention.
C. Maintain your speed, keeping to the limit.

Explanation : CG086 - General Knowledge

# 30. You should use your right-hand indicator when -

A. You intend to move to the right, at any time.
B. You are about to stop.
C. You intend to slow down.

Explanation : CG049 - General Knowledge

# 31. You should angle park -

A. Where there are markings or a sign indicating angle park.
B. Where the road is very wide.
C. Where there is plenty of room from the centre line.

Explanation : CG084 - General Knowledge

# 32. Is it an offence to obstruct clear vision of your number plates?

A. Yes, at any time.
B. Yes, but it is legal for a towbar or bicycle rack to cover the rear number plate.
C. No, you are allowed to cover your number plates if you want to.

Explanation : CG032 - General Knowledge

# 33. To drive safely, you need to concentrate and be able to monitor everything that is happening on the road. To do this, you need to -

A. Ask other occupants in the vehicle to watch out for possible dangers.
B. Continually scan the road, looking ahead, to the sides, checking side and rear mirrors and anticipate what may happen.
C. Turn all your attention only to the road ahead.

Explanation : CG117 - General Knowledge

# 34. Your car registration expires today. You have your car inspected for registration renewal but it fails the inspection. What should you do?

A. You have seven days to have the car repaired, after which the RTA considers it to be unregistered.
B. Go to the RTA and ask them to renew your registration and tell them you will soon get the car fixed.
C. After today you must not drive the car until it has been repaired, passed another inspection and registered.

Explanation : CG064 - General Knowledge

# 35. Before driving on a freeway, which of the following should you do?

A. Take something to calm your nerves before driving.
B. Take your street directory in case you get lost.
C. Make sure your vehicle has enough fuel, oil, water and the correct tyre pressure.

Explanation : CG034 - General Knowledge

# 36. How close can you park to another vehicle when parked parallel to the kerb?

A. You must leave at least 2 metres from the front only.
B. You must leave at least 1 metre front and back.
C. You must leave at least 3 metres front and back.

Explanation : CG016 - General Knowledge

# 37. You are driving at night and there is no other traffic around you. When can you use your headlights on high beam?

A. On any road, even if there are street lights.
B. On any road where the speed limit is above 80 km/h.
C. Only on roads that do not have street lights.

Explanation : CG100 - General Knowledge

# 38. You are driving in a 60 km/h zone, with only one lane for traffic in your direction. You see a bus ahead (with this sign displayed on the rear) signalling its intention to pull out from a bus stop, you should -

A. Continue at your normal speed as the bus does not have priority.
B. Sound your horn to stop the bus from pulling out.
C. Slow down, and give way to the bus as it has priority.

Explanation : CGCG031 - General Knowledge

# 39. Where there is parallel kerbside parking, are you allowed to double-park alongside a parked vehicle?

A. Yes, if delivering goods.
B. No, not at any time.
C. Yes, if not obstructing traffic.

Explanation : CG017 - General Knowledge

# 40. You are approaching an intersection that has a red light camera. The lights turn yellow when you are too close to stop safely. The lights go red as you get to the other side of the intersection. Will you receive a penalty notice?

A. Yes, but a driver is entitled to advise the Police Service and have the case heard by a court.
B. No, because the camera only takes a photo if you cross the stop line after the lights turn red.
C. Possibly, because you were in the intersection when the lights turned red.

Explanation : CG074 - General Knowledge

# 41. Do you have any responsibilities when opening a vehicle door on a roadway?

A. No, there is no regulation to cover this situation.
B. No, any following traffic must stop if the door interferes with its progress.
C. Yes, you must not open a door if you are likely to cause danger to road users or impede traffic.

Explanation : CG018 - General Knowledge

# 42. Are you permitted to park in the direction of the arrow?

A. Yes, if you are carrying two or more passengers.
B. No, not at any time.
C. Yes, provided no taxis are using the area.

Explanation : CG028 - General Knowledge

# 43. You are approaching a green light in vehicle A. An ambulance sounding its siren is approaching the same intersection and has a red light. You should -

A. Slow down and stop if necessary to prevent getting in its way.
B. Pull over to the left before you reach the intersection.
C. Keep driving because you have the green light.

Explanation : CG095 - General Knowledge

# 44. Generally, if you hear the siren of an emergency vehicle you should -

A. Pull over to the left until the emergency vehicle passes.
B. Let the emergency vehicle pass and follow it closely behind.
C. Immediately come to a stop.

Explanation : CG094 - General Knowledge

# 45. You buy a car and find that the spare tyre is smooth; the tread is only just visible. If you get a puncture will it be legal to drive the car with a smooth spare tyre?

A. Yes, if the tyre is correctly inflated and the side walls of the tyre are in good condition.
B. No, it's illegal to drive a car with a smooth tyre even if it is the spare.
C. Yes, but you must get the puncture fixed within 24 hours.

Explanation : CG067 - General Knowledge

# 46. Are you allowed to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving a car?

A. Yes, but only when you stop at intersections.
B. Yes, but you must hold the steering wheel with at least one hand.
C. No.

Explanation : CG114 - General Knowledge

# 47. If you are involved in an accident where your vehicle needs to be towed away and the Police does not attend the crash scene, you -

A. Do not need to report the accident to the Police.
B. Must report the accident to the Police Station nearest to where the accident happened within 24 hours.
C. Only need to report the accident to the Police if someone was injured.

Explanation : CG044 - General Knowledge

# 48. Where there are double dividing lines, you may park -

A. At least two metres from the dividing lines.
B. One metre from the dividing lines.
C. At least three metres from the dividing lines.

Explanation : CG082 - General Knowledge

# 49. You should not drive across a railway level crossing when -

A. Traffic is blocking the other side.
B. You are towing a caravan.
C. A station is nearby.

Explanation : CG048 - General Knowledge

# 50. You are turning right from one of two right turn only lanes. How should you use your indicators?

A. Indicating in this situation is optional. Give a right hand signal if you think it will help other road users.
B. You should not indicate at all because it might confuse other drivers.
C. Indicate with your right hand signal the same as any other right hand turn.

Explanation : CG071 - General Knowledge

# 51. You are about to make a right hand turn at this intersection. You have the green light. You hear a siren and then see that a fire truck will soon overtake you. You should -

A. Stop and let the fire truck overtake you.
B. Continue and make the turn because you have the right of way.
C. Speed up to beat the fire truck.

Explanation : CG092 - General Knowledge

# 52. You hold an unrestricted licence and are driving at 100 km/h in the country and pass this sign. What should you do?

A. You can continue to drive at 100 km/h if there are fences to stop farm animals from getting on the road.
B. For the next 5 kilometres you must not exceed 60 km/h unless you pass an end farm animals speed limit sign.
C. Slow down to a speed that will allow you to stop to avoid crashing into farm animals on the road.

Explanation : CG070 - General Knowledge

# 53. Are you permitted to drive a car towing more than one trailer?

A. No, not at all.
B. Yes, provided you have held a licence for two years.
C. Yes, if the combined length of vehicle and trailers does not exceed 15 metres.

Explanation : CG038 - General Knowledge

# 54. Are you permitted to tow a caravan with a person riding in the caravan?

A. Yes, provided you do not exceed 60 km/h.
B. Yes, if the person(s) in the caravan are over 12 years of age.
C. No, not under any circumstances.

Explanation : CG040 - General Knowledge

# 55. To progress to a P2 provisional licence, a P1 provisional driver must hold a P1 licence for a minimum period of -

A. 18 months.
B. 12 months.
C. 24 months.

Explanation : CG002 - General Knowledge

# 56. You want to park your vehicle for a short time. It is night time. You should -

A. Leave your headlights on high beam.
B. Park on the footpath.
C. Pick a visible position or leave the parking or hazard lights on.

Explanation : CG102 - General Knowledge

# 57. If one or two of your wheels run off the edge of the roadway, you should -

A. Increase your speed and drive back on the road.
B. Slow down gradually and ease back onto the road.
C. Slow down quickly by braking hard.

Explanation : CG006 - General Knowledge

# 58. If you see a horse and rider on the road what should you do?

A. Speed up to pass the horse.
B. Slow down and give them plenty of room.
C. Sound your horn to warn the rider.

Explanation : CGCG056 - General Knowledge

# 59. If a vehicle you are driving is involved in an accident and a person is injured, what must you do after stopping?

A. Report the accident to Police within seven days.
B. Render every assistance and take immediate steps to have an ambulance notified. Then call the Police.
C. Only call the Police if the accident also resulted in over $500 worth of property damage.

Explanation : CG046 - General Knowledge

# 60. Before driving a long distance at fast speed or carrying a full car load, you should -

A. Have a large meal and a cup of coffee.
B. Check your tyre pressure, and if necessary, increase it to what the manufacturer recommends.
C. Make sure you have a street directory, so you know where you are going.

Explanation : CG042 - General Knowledge

# 61. You should be particularly careful at this intersection because -

A. It looks a bit tricky.
B. The building blocks a good view of the side street.
C. Intersections cause crashes.

Explanation : CG088 - General Knowledge

# 62. You are in busy traffic and slow down for a bicycle rider. A driver behind you beeps a horn and pressures you to go around the bike and drive faster. How should you respond?

A. Go slower because the slower you go the safer you are.
B. Overtake the bike quickly and speed up to stop the other driver becoming aggressive.
C. Resist the pressure, stay calm and overtake the cyclist when it is safe.

Explanation : CG089 - General Knowledge

# 63. What are you required to do if you develop a serious medical condition that could affect your driving?

A. Hand your licence in at the nearest police station.
B. Once you become aware of the condition you must notify the RTA.
C. Tell your doctor and let him or her notify the RTA.

Explanation : CG062 - General Knowledge

# 64. What will happen if you offer a testing officer a bribe to pass your driving test?

A. Action will be taken against you. The penalties are severe and include fines and imprisonment.
B. Only the testing officer will be investigated.
C. Nothing, there is no penalty.

Explanation : ICAC2 - ICAC

# 65. When merging onto the freeway from the entrance, you should -

A. Stop and check the traffic behind you on the entrance.
B. Sound your horn, turn on your indicator lights and move onto the freeway.
C. Look for a large enough break in the traffic and adjust your speed so as to fit into the traffic flow.

Explanation : CG052 - General Knowledge

# 66. What must you do if you miss your exit on a freeway?

A. Continue until you reach the next appropriate exit.
B. Stop, and reverse back along the freeway to the exit you missed.
C. Stop immediately and turn around.

Explanation : CG035 - General Knowledge

# 67. If there are no signs or markings to advise you, can you choose any of these methods of parking?

A. Yes. M, N and O are all legal.
B. Yes, N is best but M and O are quite legal.
C. No, only N is correct.

Explanation : CG083 - General Knowledge

# 68. As you leave a freeway, which of the following should you check?

A. Windscreen wipers.
B. Your speed.
C. Fuel gauge.

Explanation : CG036 - General Knowledge

# 69. When you are driving on a two-lane freeway, which lane should you choose?

A. The left lane unless you are overtaking.
B. Whichever lane has the least traffic.
C. The right lane to avoid slow-moving vehicles.

Explanation : CG105 - General Knowledge

# 70. You borrow a friend's car and find that the position of the driver's seat puts you sitting a long way from the steering wheel and controls. What should you do?

A. Adjust the seat forward so it's right for you.
B. Put up with the discomfort; you should not adjust another person's seat.
C. Ask your friend for a cushion to place behind your back.

Explanation : CG068 - General Knowledge

# 71. You drive up to a corner where you see some loose gravel on the road. You should -

A. Speed up and drive over the gravel as quickly as possible.
B. Check the mirrors and change lanes.
C. Slow down.

Explanation : CG103 - General Knowledge

# 72. What will happen if you are caught cheating on the knowledge test?

A. Nothing, there is no penalty.
B. You will never be allowed to take another test.
C. You will not be allowed to take another test for 6 weeks.

Explanation : ICAC1 - ICAC

# 73. If you breakdown on a freeway, you should -

A. Move into the right-hand lane, so you can be seen.
B. Move over to the emergency lane on the shoulder to the left.
C. Stay where you are and wait for a tow truck.

Explanation : CG009 - General Knowledge

# 74. You have just passed this sign. Can you park on this road?

A. Yes, but only in daylight hours.
B. No, not at any time.
C. Yes.

Explanation : CG080 - General Knowledge

# 75. Which side mirror is adjusted best?

A. Mirror A.
B. Mirror B.
C. Mirror C.

Explanation : CG087 - General Knowledge

# 76. If an oncoming vehicle crosses the centre line and is coming straight at you and you cannot stop, you should -

A. Slow down and hope that the driver will turn away.
B. Brake, look for room to the left, sound your horn and flash your lights.
C. Drive onto the wrong side of the road and hope the other vehicle does not do the same.

Explanation : CG043 - General Knowledge