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car theory test question you could be asked until DSA in Great Britain, and DVA in Northern. Ireland, approve theory test before you can book a practical test. PDF Format. Specialist A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library The Official DSA Theory Test for Drivers of Large Vehicles. The official DSA theory test for car drivers [PDF] by Driving Standards Agency, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.
These are available from driving test centres, or your instructor may have one. You should receive an appointment letter within 10 days of posting your application form. If you need the theory test in a language other than English or if you need support for special needs, please turn to page Taking your theory test Arriving at the test centre You must make sure that when you arrive at the test centre you have all the relevant documents with you.
If you dont have them, you wont be able to take your test and youll lose your fee. Youll need your signed photocard licence and paper counterpart, or your signed old-style paper driving licence and valid passport your passport doesnt have to be British.
Other forms of identification may be acceptable in Northern Ireland; please check dvani. All documents must be original. We cant accept photocopies. The test centre staff will check your documents and make sure that you take the right category of test. Remember, if you dont bring your documents your test will be cancelled and youll lose your fee.
Make sure you arrive in plenty of time so that you arent rushed. If you arrive after the session has started, you may not be allowed to take the test.
Its an on-screen test and is made up of a multiple choice part and a hazard perception part. Watch the How to pass the theory test video on DSAs YouTube channel, which explains how to prepare for the theory test, what to expect on the day and what you need to do to pass. Introduction About the theory test youtube. A voiceover can also be provided in Welsh.
You can listen through a headset to the test being read out in one of 20 other languages as well as English. At some theory test centres you may bring a translator with you so that you can take your test in any other language. You have to arrange and pay for the services of the translator yourself. Provision for special needs Every effort is made to ensure that the theory test can be taken by all candidates.
Its important that you state your needs when you book your test so that the necessary arrangements can be made. Reading difficulties Theres an English-language voiceover on a headset to help you if you have reading difficulties or dyslexia. You can ask for up to twice the normal time to take the multiple choice part of the test. Youll be asked to provide a letter from a suitable independent person who knows about your reading ability, such as a teacher or employer. Please check with the Special Needs section call on the normal booking number; see page 13 if youre unsure who to ask.
We cant guarantee to return any original documents, so please send copies only. Hearing difficulties If youre deaf or have other hearing difficulties, the multiple choice part and the introduction to the hazard perception part of the test can be delivered in British Sign Language BSL by an on-screen signer.
If you have any other requirements, please call the Special Needs section on the normal booking number see page Physical disabilities If you have a physical disability that would make it difficult for you to use a touch screen system or a mouse button in the theory test, we may be able to make special arrangements for you to use a different method if you let us know when you book your test.
Introduction About the theory test Multiple choice questions The first part of the theory test consists of 50 multiple choice questions. Some of these will be in the form of a case study. You select your answers for this part of the test by touching the screen or using a mouse. Before you start, youll be given the chance to work through a practice session for up to 15 minutes to get used to the system. Staff at the test centre will be available to help you if you have any difficulties.
The questions will cover a variety of topics relating to road safety, the environment and documents. Only one question will appear on the screen at a time. Some questions may ask for two or more correct answers from a selection, but this will be shown clearly on the screen.
If you try to move on without marking the correct number of answers, youll be reminded that more answers are needed. To answer, you need to touch or click the box beside the answer or answers you think are correct. If you change your mind and dont want that answer to be selected, touch or click it again. You can then choose another answer. Take your time and read the questions carefully. Youre given 57 minutes for this part of the test, so relax and dont rush.
Some questions will take longer to answer than others, but there are no trick questions. The time remaining is displayed on the screen. You may be allowed extra time to complete the test if you have special needs and you let us know when you book your test. Youll be able to move backwards and forwards through the questions and you can also flag questions youd like to look at again.
Its easy to change your answer if you want to. During the actual test this button will end the test session touch or click this to go back to the beginning of the test; you can look at all the questions again and change your answers if you want touch or click this to see the questions that you havent answered or have marked with the wrong number of answers touch or click this to go back to all the questions youve marked with a flag.
You can then work through all the flagged questions 18 Try to answer all the questions. If youre well prepared, you shouldnt find them difficult. Before you finish this part of the test, if you have time, you can use the review feature to check your answers.
If you want to finish your test before the full time, touch or click the review button and then the end button on the review screen.
When you touch or click the review button, youll see the screen on the previous page. Introduction About the theory test Case studies Some of the multiple choice questions will be presented as part of a case study. Case studies are designed to test knowledge basic recall of facts comprehension basic understanding application practical use of knowledge and understanding.
This is done by creating a set of circumstances that you may encounter in a real-life situation. Youll then be asked some questions relating to the scenario, and youll have to decide how you would react or behave in each case. For an example of a case study, see page The case studies at the end of each section in this book set out scenarios and then ask you relevant questions.
This is to help you test your knowledge in a format similar to the case studies in the theory test. However, the layout isnt the same as the theory test screens. Hazard perception After youve finished the multiple choice part, theres a break of up to three minutes before you start the hazard perception part of the test. You cant leave your seat during this break. This part of the test is a series of film clips, shown from a drivers point of view.
Youll be using a mouse for this part of the theory test. Before you start this part of the test, youll be shown a short video that explains how the test works and gives you a chance to see a sample film clip. This will help you to understand what you need to do. You can play this video again if you wish. During the hazard perception part of the test, youll be shown 14 film clips. Each clip contains one or more developing hazards. You should press the mouse button as soon as you see a hazard developing that may need you, the driver, to take some action, such as changing speed or direction.
There are 15 hazards for which you can score points. Your response wont change what happens in the scene in any way.
However, a red flag will appear on the bottom of the screen to show that your response has been noted. Before each clip starts, therell be a second pause to allow you to see the new road situation. The hazard perception part of the test lasts about 20 minutes. For this part of the test no extra time is available, and you cant repeat any of the clips you dont get a second chance to see a hazard when youre driving on the road.
Trial questions Were constantly checking the questions and clips to help us decide whether to use them in future tests. After the hazard perception part of the test, you may be asked to try a few trial questions and clips. You dont have to do these if you dont want to, and if you answer them they wont count towards your final score. Customer satisfaction survey We want to make sure our customers are completely satisfied with the service they receive.
At the end of your test youll be shown some questions designed to give us information about you and how happy you are with the service you received from us. Your answers will be treated in the strictest confidence. They arent part of the test and they wont affect your final score or be used for marketing purposes.
Youll be asked if you want to complete the survey, but you dont have to. The result You should receive your result at the test centre within 10 minutes of completing the test. Youll be given a score for each part of the test the multiple choice part and the hazard perception part.
Youll need to pass both parts to pass the theory test. If you fail one of the parts, youll have to take the whole test again. Its really only one test. The theory test has always included questions relating to hazard awareness the second part simply tests the same skills in a more effective way. The two parts are only presented separately in the theory test because different scoring methods are used. Introduction About the theory test Whats the pass mark?
To pass the multiple choice part of the theory test, you must answer at least 43 out of 50 questions correctly.
For learner car drivers and motorcyclists, the pass mark for the hazard perception part is 44 out of If I dont pass, when can I take the test again? If you fail your test, youve shown that youre not fully prepared. Youll have to wait at least three clear working days before you can take the theory test again. Good preparation will save you both time and money. Keep this safe as youll need it when you go for your practical test.
This certificate is valid for two years from the date of your test. This means that you have to take and pass the practical test within this two-year period. If you dont, youll have to take and pass the theory test again before you can book your practical test. Your practical driving test Your next step is to prepare for and take your practical driving test.
Both products explain the standards required to pass the practical driving test. They include information about each of the 24 key skills examined within the test, with tips from the experts, and they explain what the examiner is looking for during the test.
The DVD also shows a test in action so that you can see what happens. That risk is reflected in car insurance premiums. There are likely to be many driving situations that you havent experienced during your lessons.
The Pass Plus scheme can help by showing you how to deal with these situations so that you can drive with confidence. Pass Plus is aimed at improving your driving skills and making you a safer driver.
It can also lead to insurance discounts. Pass Plus will take you through driving in town on rural roads in all weathers on dual carriageways and motorways in the dark. Introduction About the theory test The structured syllabus gives you the extra experience you need at a time when youre most likely to be involved in a collision. It builds on your existing skills and theres no test to take at the end. The amount of money you save on insurance could cover the cost of the course.
Many car insurers recognise the benefits of the scheme and will give you substantial discounts when you insure your car. To find out more about the Pass Plus scheme, insurance discounts and Pass Plus instructors in your area, ask your driving instructor visit www. Saving money on your car insurance should bring a smile to your face. These are very similar to the questions youll be asked in the test and cover the same topics.
The questions are in the left-hand column with a choice of answers below. For easy reference, the questions are divided into topics. Although this isnt how youll find them in your test, its helpful if you want to look at particular subjects.
At the start of each topic, before the questions, there are a few pages of useful information to help you learn more about each topic. On the right-hand side of the page theres a brief explanation to help you understand the question. Therell also be some advice on correct driving procedures and some short references to the relevant source materials. These refer to the books listed on page The correct answers are at the back of the book, in section To help you do this, theres a short scenario at the end of each question section with five questions to answer.
This will give you an idea of how the case study part of the theory test will assess your understanding of the subject covered. We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
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