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Driving Test Questions.


Driving School Ireland,
Phone 071 9162311 or 087 6688797

The oral questions asked at the beginning of the driving test are taken from the "Rules of the Road" booklet. They also use these sheets to check your road sign knowledge. Road Signs1: and Road Signs2:

 


For your convenience, we have this book on line at :-
rules of the road
Rules of the Road.



The book is also available from most book shops and Post Free from:- -
Government Publications,
51 St. Stephens Green,
Dublin 2.
Tel: LoCall 1890 213434


It may also be available in your local public library. Booklet costs 4.00 euro.


Questions and Answers Here


And Some Quizzes


Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Quiz 3 Quiz 4 Quiz 5


 

Q1   What does a broken white line along the centre of the road mean. ?
A

Q2   What does a continuous white line along the centre of the road signify. ?
A

Q3   On what occasions can you cross a continuous white line.??
A

Q4   Are you allowed to park opposite a continuous white line.?
A

Q5   Where there is a continuous and a broken white line along the centre of the road, which one do you obey. ?
A

Q6   What does two broken white lines along the centre of the road indicate. ?
A

Q7   Where would you see a broken yellow line. ?
A

Q8    What road markings would accompany a " No Entry" sign. ?
A

Q9    What does the white Zig-Zag line at a Zebra Crossing mean. ?
A

 

Road Procedure

Q10   Complete the following
You can stop on a box junction ONLY when
a. You are turning ............?
b. Your exit is .............? AND
c. Your way is held up by .............?


Q11   Where two cars are turning into the same road from opposite directions, one turning left the other right, who has priority. ?
A

Q12   Who has priority at a junction of equal importance.?
A

Q13   Who has priority at a roundabout. ?
A

Q14   When can you overtake on the left or on the inside.?
A

Q15   What are the rules regarding Bus Lanes. ?
 

Q16   On what occasions should you give way to pedestrians.?
A

Q17   Where should you not overtake. ?
A

Q18   How far should you be following behind the vehicle in front on a Dry Road, on Wet ? ?
A
 
 
 

Night Driving.

Q20   When/Where would you dip your headlights.
A

Q21   What would you do if you became dazzled. ?
A
 

Parking.

Q22   Where should you not park. ?
A

Q23   How far should you park from a junction
A

Q24   How far should you park from the kerb. ?
A

Q25   How far should you park from a pedestrian Crossing or Zebra Crossing, on a two way street, ? one way?
A

Q26   What does a single yellow line mean. ?
A

Q27   What does a "Clearway " mean.?
A

Q28   What does a double yellow line mean. ?
A
 

The Vehicle.

Q29   What lights should a car be equipped with. ?
A

Q30   What is the Legal minimum thread depth of a tyre?
A

Q31   When are the 7 times you should check the Interior mirror?
A
 

Lights

Q32   What is the sequence for traffic lights. i.e. in what order do they change. ??
A

Q32A   Where would you see a flashing RED light. ??
A

Q33   What is a filter light. ?
A

Q34   When can you legally cross the white line, when lights are showing arnber.?
A

Q35   What are the rules regarding a flashing Amber light. ?   A steady amber light ??
A
 

Q36. lit2
           You are turning right.  Green circle light lit only. Is it necessary to wait for the filter light if junction clear of oncoming traffic?
A.

Q37.  What colour light is showing to oncoming traffic when the green circle light only is lit.?
            
A

Q37b.  What colour light is showing to oncoming traffic when the green circle and the green filter light are lit. ?
            
A

 

 

Q38. lite1
           You are turning right.  Straight ahead Green filter light and one red light lit. Is it necessary to wait for the right filter light if junction clear of oncoming traffic?
A.

 

Q39 You are approaching traffic lights and they change to amber, what action do you take. ???
A.
 

Signals.

Q40   Identify the signals given by Gardai controlling traffic on page..9. of  the Rules of the Road. ?
A
 

Q41   Where/When should you not sound the hom.?
A

Q42   What is the purpose of the horn on a car. ?
A

Q43   What is the hand signal to indicate to a Pointsman (cop on traffic control)
           that you wish to go straight ahead at a junction
A

Q44   How would you signal when following the road ahead at a roundabout. (i.e. 2nd exit)
A

Q45   What is the legal meaning of a headlamp flash. ?
A
 

Pedestrian Crossing and Zebra Crossings.

Q46  What is the difference between an Zebra and a Pelican Crossing.?
A

Q47   What does a flashing amber light mean at a Pelican Crossing.?
A

Q48   How would you identify a Zebra Crossing at night?
A

Q49   How does an island (with beacon), in the centre of a Zebra Crossing affect the crossing. ?
A

Q50   What do the white Zig/Zag lines at a Zebra Crossing indicate.
A

Q51   Describe what a zebra crossing looks like. ?
A

Q52   How should a pedestrian claim priority at a crossing?
A
 

Road Signs.

Q53   Identify each of the road signs on pages 65/68 of the Rules of the Road. ?
A

Q54   Name two places where you would see the "Keep Left " sign. ?
A

Q55   What road markings might accompany the " Keep Left " sign. ?
A

Q56   What colour/shape signs give orders. ?
A

Q57   What colour/shape signs warn of danger. ?
A

Q58   What colour are road works signs. ?
A

Q59   What colour are Motorway signs. ?
A

Q60   What shape are signs that give route information. ?
A

 

Seat Belts

Q61 Can you remove your seat belt to do the reverse corner manoeuvre?
A

Q62 Can you remove your seat belt to do the turnabout manoeuvre?

Q63 What people, if any, are excempt by law from wearing a seat belt ?

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