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PRINTABLE TEST (answers on the bottom of the page)
Test Type: Mock Bike Theory Test
Number of Questions: 50
Pass Mark: 43

1) What is a main cause of road traffic incidents among young and new motorcyclists?

2) You have stopped at a pelican crossing. A disabled person is crossing slowly in front of you.
The lights have now changed to green.
You should

2 answers required

3) You are about to emerge from a junction.
Your pillion passenger tells you it's clear.
When should you rely on their judgement?

4) You should use the engine cut-out switch to

5) You arrive at an incident. A pedestrian has a severe bleeding leg wound. It is not broken and there is nothing in the wound.
What TWO of these should you do?

2 answers required

6) You are approaching crossroads. The traffic lights have failed.
What should you do?

7) You are carrying a pillion passenger. When following other traffic, which of the following should you do?

8) What does this sign mean?

9) On a wet road what is the safest way to stop?

10) What basic rule applies when you're using a motorway?

11) What should you use your horn for?

12) Why should you be careful when riding on roads where electric trams operate?
2 answers required

13) The road is wet. Why might a motorcyclist steer round drain covers on a bend?

14) In very hot weather the road surface can become soft.
Which TWO of the following will be most affected?

2 answers required

15) You are on a dual carriageway. Ahead you see a vehicle with an amber flashing light.
What could this be?

16) By how much can stopping distances increase in icy conditions?

17) You are riding slowly in a town centre. Before turning left you should glance over your left shoulder to

18) On a motorway you may ONLY stop on the hard shoulder

19) How would age affect an elderly person's driving ability?

20) What does this sign mean?

21) You are approaching a red light at a puffin crossing.
Pedestrians are on the crossing. The red light will stay on until:-

22) Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable

23) You must notify the licensing authority when
3 answers required

24) You are approaching a busy junction. There are several lanes with road markings. At the last moment you realise that you are in the wrong lane.
You should

25) Following a collision, someone has suffered a burn. The burn needs to be cooled. What is the shortest time it should be cooled for?

26) Usually, on a motorway, how far from the exit is the first sign showing the junction number?

27) You are leaving your motorcycle unattended on a road.
When may you leave the engine running?

28) What does this traffic sign mean?

29) To avoid a collision when entering a contraflow system, you should
3 answers required

30) You have fitted a sidecar to your motorcycle.
You should make sure that the sidecar

31) What is the national speed limit on a single carriageway road for cars and motorcycles?

32) After a collision someone is unconscious in their vehicle.
When should you call the emergency services?

33) You will use more fuel if your tyres are

34) You MUST stop when signalled to do so by a

35) What does this motorway sign mean?
traffic sign

36) You have just passed your test.
How can you reduce your risk of being involved in a collision?

37) Which THREE of these do you need before you can use a vehicle on the road legally?
3 answers required

38) Which vehicle will use a blue flashing beacon?

39) Your overall stopping distance will be longer when riding

40) You are overtaking a motorcyclist in strong winds.
What should you do?

41) You have just passed your practical motorcycle test. This is your first full licence.
Within two years you get six penalty points.
You will have to

2 answers required

42) What is the meaning of this traffic sign?

43) Your motorcycle has broken down on a motorway. How will you know the direction of the nearest emergency telephone?

44) You arrive at a serious motorcycle crash. The motorcyclist is unconscious and bleeding.
Your THREE main priorities should be to

3 answers required

45) A long, heavily laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you. What should you do?

46) What does this sign mean?

47) You are on a motorway. Luggage falls from your motorcycle.
What should you do?

48) Which THREE result from drinking alcohol?
3 answers required

49) What does this sign mean?

50) A cover note is a document issued before you receive your

1. b 11. a 21. b 31. c 41. b,e
2. a,e 12. a,b 22. c 32. b 42. c
3. a 13. b 23. a,b,e 33. a 43. b
4. a 14. b,c 24. a 34. c 44. a,c,f
5. c,d 15. d 25. b 35. d 45. b
6. d 16. d 26. b 36. d 46. d
7. c 17. a 27. d 37. a,b,d 47. a
8. a 18. a 28. c 38. b 48. a,b,d
9. d 19. c 29. a,c,d 39. c 49. c
10. b 20. a 30. b 40. a 50. b

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