Test yourself - Sample knowledge test questions
The following questions will give you an idea of what to expect on the
knowledge test. All knowledge-test questions follow this multiple-choice
format. The answers to these sample questions are provided at the bottom of
Answer Key: 1-c, 2-c, 3-b, 4-b, 5-d, 6-a, 7-b, 8-d
To get your vehicle out of a skid, you should first:
- Steer straight ahead.
- Steer in the opposite direction of the skid.
- Steer in the direction you want to go.
- Apply brakes hard.
When may you lend your driver's licence?
- In emergencies.
- To a person learning to drive.
- It is not permitted.
- For identification purposes.
What must a driver do before entering a highway from a private
road or driveway?
- Enter or cross the highway as quickly as possible.
Yield right-of-way to all vehicles approaching on the
- Sound horn and proceed with caution.
- Give hand signal then take right-of-way.
Never change lanes in traffic without:
- Looking in the rear view mirror only.
- Giving proper signal and looking to make sure the move can be made safely.
- Blowing your horn and looking to the rear.
- Decreasing speed and giving correct signal.
When the driver of another vehicle is about to overtake and pass your vehicle, you must:
- Speed up so that passing is not necessary.
- Move to the left to prevent passing.
- Signal to the other driver not to pass.
- Move to the right and allow such vehicle to pass.
When you are deciding whether or not to make a U-turn, your first consideration should be to check:
- Traffic regulations.
- Presence of trees, fire hydrants or poles near the curb.
- Turning radius of your car.
- Height of curb.
It is more dangerous to drive at the maximum speed limit at night than during daytime as:
- Your reaction time is slower at night.
- You cannot see as far ahead at night.
- Some drivers unlawfully drive with parking lights only.
- The roadways are more apt to be slippery at night.
You should under all conditions drive at a speed which will allow you to:
- Stop within 150 metres (500 feet).
- Stop within 90 metres (300 feet).
- Stop within 60 metres (200 feet).
- Stop within a safe distance.