Rules of The Road Questions

K53 Car Test 2 - Rules of The Road Questions

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K53 Car Test 2 Questions – Rules of The Road

Question 1

When may you cross or enter a public road?

AIf the road is clear of traffic for a short distance.
BIf the road is clear of traffic for a long distance and crossing can be done without obstructing traffic.
CAt any time as long as you use your indicator in time.

Question 2

When is it permitted to pass another vehicle on the left side? (i) When the vehicle has indicated a right turn. (ii) When the driver has moved onto the shoulder in order to make it easier for you to pass. (iii) When the driver travels in the right lane of a road with two lanes traveling in the same direction. Select the correct combination

A(i), (iii)
BAll of the above.

Question 3

What is the fastest speed that a vehicle may be towed with rope?

A60 kph
B45 kph
C30 kph

Question 4

What is the law concerning a flashing red traffic signal?

ACome to a complete stop and wait for the light to change to green.
BCome to a complete stop and proceed when it is safe to do so.
CA police checkpoint is indicated, watch for a roadblock ahead.

Question 5

Between sunrise and sunset, when is it permitted to turn a parked vehicle’s lights off? (i) When it is parked 10 m from a lighted street lamp. (ii) When it is parked on the road. (iii) When it is parked in a demarcated parking area. Select the correct combination

AAll of the above.
B(i) and (iii)
C(ii) and (iii)

Question 6

What is true concerning the law about parking?

ADo not drive where parking is prohibited.
BDo not park 5m from a bridge.
CDo not park opposite a vehicle where the roadway is 10m wide.

Question 7

When do you have right of way? (i)When you are traveling in a traffic circle. (ii)When you have stopped first at a four-way stop sign. (iii)When you want to turn right at an intersection on two-way road. Select the correct combination

A(i), (ii)
BAll of the above.

Question 8

Under what circumstances is it not permitted to pass another vehicle? (i) When driving near the top of a hill. (ii) When approaching a curve. (iii) When visibility is reduced to 100 m due to smoky conditions. Select the correct combination.

BAll of the above.
C(i) and (ii)

Question 9

What is the last action that you must take before changing lanes?

ATurn on your indicator.
BCheck the blind spot.
CLook in the rear view mirror.

Question 10

Which of the following statements are true of you only have a learner’s licence for a light motor vehicle? (i) You must be accompanied by a licenced driver. (ii) Driving on the freeway is prohibited. (iii) Transporting passengers is prohibited.

AAll the above.
B(i) and (ii)

Question 11

To avoid a fine you must produce your licence on request from a traffic officer:

AWithin 24 hours, at your nearest police station.
CWithin 12 hours, at your nearest police station.

Question 12

What is the minimum allowable tread depth for your tyres?

A0,75 mm
B1 mm
C1,5 mm

Question 13

When is it prohibited to enter an intersection?

AWhen the traffic signal is yellow.
BWhen the vehicle in front of you indicates a right turn and the road is wide enough to pass on the left side.
CWhen there is not enough room in the intersection to turn right without blocking traffic.

Question 14

What must you do when turning left?

ASlow down, stop, and turn.
BMove to the right to make the turn easier.
CSignal in a timely manner.

Question 15

Which of the following statements are true?

AYou may drive your vehicle on the side walk.
BYou may reverse your vehicle only when it is safe to do so.
CYou may leave the engine running while refueling.

Question 16

Which of the following statements are true concerning approaching an intersection?

AYield to oncoming traffic when turning right.
BVehicles have the right of way over pedestrians.
CTreat a stop sign like a yield sign when no other traffic is present.

Question 17

A driver must ensure the safety of a small child, the child must sit:

AOn a passenger’s lap.
BOn the back seat.
CIn a special child seat secured with a seat belt.

Question 18

When should you wear a seat belt? (i) When parking. (ii) When reversing. (iii) When driving on all roads. Select the correct combination.

A(i) and (ii)
BAll of the above.

Question 19

What is the law concerning the speed limit?

AThe speed limit is always 120 kph outside towns and cities.
BIs determined by each individual driver according to the number of lanes in the road.
CThe speed limit is posted on signs next to the road.

Question 20

How long is a vehicle licence valid?

A12 months
B100 days
C21 days

Question 21

What must you do if someone wants to overtake you? (i) Keep as far to the left as safety will allow. (ii) Do not accelerate. (iii) Give hand signals to allow the person to pass safely. Select the correct combination.

A(i) and (ii)
BAll of the above.

Question 22

What is the maximum period of time that a vehicle may be parked on the side of the road outside urban areas before it can be towed?

B48 hours.
C24 hours.

Question 23

Under what conditions is it permitted to carry passengers in a vehicle that is being towed? (i) When traveling at 35 kph. (ii) If the vehicle being towed is a semi-trailer. (iii) Only if the vehicle doing the towing is a tractor. Select the correct combination

A(i) and (ii)
BAll of the above.

Question 24

When involved in an accident and there is no serious damage or injury you must:

AMove your vehicle if obstructing traffic.
BReport accident to police station within 24 hours.
CAsk for name and details from other person involved in accident.

Question 25

What is considered a safe following distance at all speeds?

A2 seconds
B4 seconds
C5 seconds

Question 26

What is the maximum distance that a vehicle’s dim lights are permitted to shine?

A40 m
B100 m
C150 m

Question 27

Which of the following are prohibited? (i) Allowing a vehicle’s engine to run while unattended. (ii) Operating a vehicle without a cap on the fuel tank. (iii)Spinning the wheels of a vehicle when pulling off. Select the correct combination

A(i) and (ii)
CAll of the above.

Question 28

Under what circumstances, if any, is it permitted to drive on the right side of a public road with traffic moving in both directions?

AWhen the vehicle’s emergency lights are on.
BUnder the direction of a traffic officer.
CUnder no circumstances.

Question 29

Under what conditions is it considered unlawful for an individual to obtain a learners licence? (i) If an individual has already been issued a licence of the same class. (ii) If an individual has been declared unfit to obtain a driver’s licence for a set period of time and that period has not yet expired. (iii) If an individual’s licence has been temporarily suspended and the period of suspension has not yet expired. Select the correct combination

A(i),(ii), and (iii)
B(ii) and (iii)

Question 30

When must your vehicle's headlights be turned on? (i) Whenever conditions limit visibility to 150 m. (ii) From sunset to sunrise. (iii) During rain that limits visibility to 100 m. Select the correct combination

B(i), (ii)
CAll of the above.

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