Ever wondered what questions appear on a driver’s license test? Well, we went ahead and got you a sample.
Here are 85 sample questions given for the written test of driving license.
What is a Motor Vehicle?
Ans: Under the Motor Vehicles Act, a motor vehicle means whose propulsion is supplied from an external or internal source.
What to do before driving?
(a) The legal documents such as (Registration Certificate, Fitness Certificate, Tax Token, Driving Licenseand Route Permit) should be carried in the vehicle.
(b) Check if the Car has enough fuel to drive or not.
(c) Check if there is water in the radiator and battery, if not, take the amount that is needed.
(d) Check the battery connection, label and concentration of lube / engine oil.
(e) Check the brake fluid of Master Cylinder.
(f) Check whether the engine, lighting system, steering, brakes etc. are working or not.
(g) Check the condition of the outside and inside of the vehicle properly and must check the tire condition.
What is meant by motor vehicle maintenance?
Ans: The maintenance that is done on a car every day to get a long service.
What is the daily maintenance of a motor vehicle?
Ans: Check if there has enough fuel to drive otherwise fuel must be taken and check the other properties as well. If there is any type of shortage the maintenance must be done
What does servicing mean?
Ans: Servicing is the work that is done from time to time to prolong the performance of the engine and various parts of the motor vehicle.
What is done in car servicing?
(a) Disposal of old lube oil of the engine and replacement with new lube oil.
(b) Drain the water from the engine and radiator and clean with the detergent and flushing, then fill with clean water.
(c) Provide adequate air to each wheel including the spare wheel of the vehicle.
What are the documents to keep with the car while driving?
Ans: Driving license, Registration Certificate, Tax Token, Insurance Certificate, Fitness Certificate and Route Permit.
Who can check the documents of the vehicle on the road?
Ans: Police officers who are not below sergeant or Sub Inspector, BRTA Officers and mobile court officers.
What is the law on wearing a helmet on a motorcycle and carrying a rider?
Ans: One rider can be carried on a motorcycle without a driver and both of them have to wear helmets. (Section 100 of the Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983)
What are the main causes of road accidents?
Ans: Excessive self-confidence, crossing speed limit, unauthorized overtaking and carrying extra passengers and luggage.
What should a driver do in a car accident?
Ans: To ensure the treatment of the injured person, transfer him to the nearest hospital if necessary, and report the accident to the nearest police station within 24 hours.
What is the maximum speed limit of a car according to the law?
Ans: Maximum 70 miles per hour for light motor vehicles and motorcycles, Maximum 35 miles per hour for medium or heavy passenger motor vehicles, and maximum 30 miles per hour for medium or heavy freight motor vehicles.
What is a motor driving license?
Ans: A motor driving license is a valid document issued by the licensing authority for driving a motor vehicle in a public place.
What is called Non-Professional Driving License?
Ans: A driving license with which a driver can drive a motorcycle and light motor vehicle without being a salaried employee is called a nonprofessional driving license.
What is the minimum age to get a driving license?
Ans: 20 years for the professional driver and 18 years for Nonprofessional driver.
Which people will be considered ineligible for driving license?
Ans: People with epilepsy, insanity or madness, night blindness, leprosy, heart disease, excessive alcoholism, deafness, and controlling arm or leg movement.
What is a light motor vehicle?
Ans: A motor vehicle whose registered load weighs no more than 6000 pounds or 2626 kg is called a light motor vehicle.
What is a medium motor vehicle?
Ans: A motor vehicle with a registered weight of more than 6,000 pounds or 2,626 kg but not more than 14,500 pounds or 8,590 kg is called a medium motor vehicle.
What is a heavy motor vehicle?
Ans: A registered motor vehicle weighing more than 14,500 pounds or 6,590 kg is called a heavy motor vehicle.
What is a private service motor vehicle?
Ans: A motor vehicle that is suitable for carrying more than eight passengers without the driver is used by the owner for his business-related work and for carrying passengers without rent, it is called private service motor vehicle.
What are the main types of traffic signs or road signs?
Ans: There are three main types of traffic signs.
- Mandatory, which is mainly circular
- Cautionary, which is mainly triangular
- Informative, which is mainly rectangular.
What direction does the red circular sign indicate?
Ans: it demonstrates the mandatory instruction about prohibitions.
What direction does the blue circular sign indicate?
Ans: It shows the instructions that must be done.
What does the red triangle sign indicate?
Ans: Displays caution instructions.
What kind of sign is a blue rectangle?
Ans: General informational sign.
What kind of sign is a green rectangle?
Ans: Guide information sign, which is used on national highways.
What kind of sign is a white rectangle with a black border?
Ans: It is a directional information sign, which is used on roads other than highways.
How many types and what are the traffic signals?
Ans: 3 (three) types. Such as- a. Arm signal, b. Light signal and c. Sound signal.
What are the cycles or sequences of traffic light signals?
Ans: Red-green-yellow and red again.
What instructions do the red, green, and yellow lights show?
Ans: If the red light is on, the car has to wait behind the ‘stop line’, if the green light is on, the car can move forward and if the yellow light is on, the car has to be prepared to stop.
What does safe distance mean?
Ans: Safe distance is the distance that the car has to be driven to keep the rear car safely to avoid collision with the car in front.
What is the safe distance if you drive at a speed of 50 km on a paved and good road?
Ans: 25 meters.
What is the safe distance if you drive at a speed of 50 miles on a paved and good road?
Ans: 50 yards or 150 feet.
50 km in the red circle. What does it mean if written?
Ans: The maximum speed limit of the car is 50 km per hour. That means you can’t drive at a speed of more than 50 kilometers per hour.
50 km per hour in the blue circle. What does it mean if written?
Ans: The minimum speed limit is 50 km per hour. In other words, it is not possible to drive at a speed of less than 50 kilometers per hour.
What does it mean if the horn is drawn in a red circle?
Ans: It is forbidden to play the horn.
What does it mean to have a picture of a big bus inside the red circle?
Ans: No entry for big buses.
What does it mean to draw a picture of a moving man in a red circle?
Ans: Pedestrian crossing is prohibited.
What does it mean to have a picture of a moving man in a red triangle?
Ans: Pedestrian crossing in front, so be careful.
What does it mean to have a red and a black car inside a red circle?
Ans: Overtaking is prohibited.
What does it mean if ‘P’ is written in a rectangle?
Ans: The designated place for parking.
In which places it is forbidden to blow car horn?
Ans: It is forbidden to blow the horn of a car in a quiet area. Areas up to 100 meters around hospitals, educational institutions, offices-courts or similar institutions are marked as silent areas.
In which places is it forbidden to overtake?
Ans: A. The places where there is a sign that indicates overtaking is prohibited. B. At the junction. C. Bridge/culvert and before and after a certain distance. D. Narrow streets. E. In the area of hospitals and educational institutions.
In which places is it forbidden to park a car?
Ans: A. where there are parking prohibition boards, B. At the junction, C. On the bridge/culvert, D. On the narrow street,
- In the area of hospitals and educational institutions, F. On mountain slopes and sloping roads, sidewalks, pedestrian crossings, and its surroundings, G. Bus stop and its surroundings and H. Rail crossing and its surroundings.
Which side of the road will the car travel?
Ans: The car will move on the left side of the road. Roads with multiple lanes will have slower lanes in the left lane, and faster lanes in the right lane.
When can you overtake with the left?
Ans: When the driver of the car in front will go to the middle with proper indicator then the driver in the back will overtake by the left side.
When you are following the front car, what should you do?
Ans: A. The speed of the front car and movement, B. Whether the front car is using the indicator or not, C. Need to check there is distance or not.
What should the driver do when there is a school/child drawn in a board?
Ans: The speed of the car must be reduced and not only is that if a child waiting for crossing the road, but he /she will also have to give him/her priority.
How will the signal signify with the driver’s hand to reduce the speed of the car?
Ans: The driver should show the right hand and gradually raised the hand upside down.
How many types of rail crossing are there and what are they?
Ans: There are two types of the rail crossing. A. Protected rail crossing.
- Unprotected rail crossing.
What is the duty of the driver in a protected rail crossing?
Ans: The driver should move forward carefully by reducing the speed. If the road is closed, then the car should be stopped, and then after it is open he/she can move forward.
What is the duty of the driver in an unprotected rail crossing?
Ans: The speed of the car should be reduced if it seems safe then he/she must move forward by seeing both the sides carefully.
Why should the driver be careful near the airport?
Ans: Excessive sound of the plane can distract the driver. There are also VIP people inside the airport so the driver should be careful.
Why should the driver of the motorcycle and passenger both need to wear a helmet?
Ans: As everyone knows the human head is the most important part of the body so a little injury can cause death so to ensure safety both the person needs to wear a helmet.
To monitor the back of the car, how many times the driver has to see the looking glass?
Ans: 6 to 8 times a minute.
What should we maintain on the hilly road?
Ans: We should maintain the distance with the front car. When the car is nearly at the peak of the hill, speed must be reduced. After coming back from the hill the distance must be maintained and overtaking is strictly prohibited.
What should the driver maintain when he/she is driving the car in the rain?
Ans: In the rain, the brake doesn’t work that much so the car must be driven in a way so that if the brake is pulled the car will stop.
What is the task of the rider before entering into a bridge?
Ans: If the bridge is in a little high and the driver can’t see the bridge properly, the speed of the car must be reduced. As the space of the bridge is very limited so overtaking is strictly prohibited.
What precaution should be taken to enter the main road from the side road?
Ans: Before entering the main road from the side road or small road, it is necessary to reduce the speed of the vehicle, stop it if necessary, and make arrangements to allow the vehicle on the main road to proceed without any hindrance. Observe the movement of vehicles on the main road and enter the main road as carefully as possible.
What types of road marks are mainly drawn on the road?
Ans: There are mainly 03 types of road marking on the road.
- Cracked Line, which can be crossed.
- Single integral line, which is prohibited to be crossed, but in special needs, it can be crossed.
- Dual integrity, which is prohibited and legally punishable. This type of line refers to the division of a traffic island or road.
What is the duty of the driver in zebra crossing?
Ans: At zebra crossings, pedestrians must be allowed to go first and vehicles must stop before pedestrians can cross the zebra crossing. Vehicles cannot be stopped or parked at zebra crossings.
Which cars should be given the opportunity to overtake?
Ans: Vehicles with high speed, ambulance, fire service, emergency services, VVIP vehicles etc.
What are the rules for using headlight flashing or an upper dipper?
Ans: Low-beam or dipper or soft beam is commonly used in the city. ‘High or Upper or Sharp Beams’ are used on highways and out-of-town roads for night viewing when there are no cars nearby. However, if the car coming from the opposite direction moves within 150 meters, the high beam will have to be turned off and the low beam will have to be lit. In other words, a car coming from the opposite direction has to ignite the low-beam while passing/crossing.
What to do if the car brakes fail?
Ans: If the brakes of the car fail, first you have to remove the foot from the accelerator. In the case of manual gear vehicles, you have to change gears and use first gear first and then first gear. This will reduce the speed of the car a lot. If it is not possible to stop the vehicle in this manner, the vehicle should be stopped by blocking the road island, divider, sidewalk, or anything else conveniently. Care should be taken to ensure that the damage to the vehicle is not more or less.
What to do if the wheel of the car is broken?
Ans: When the wheel of the car bursts, the car becomes uncontrollable. During this time the driver of the vehicle must hold the steering wheel firmly and move the foot away from the accelerator to gradually slow down and brake slowly to stop the vehicle. Do not brake immediately if the wheel of the vehicle breaks while moving. The car will become uncontrollable.
What is a hazard?
Ans: There are two pairs of indicator lights in the front and rear corners of each vehicle. When these four indicator lights all come together and go out, it is called a hazard or danger signal lamp. These lights are used in dangerous moments when the car breaks down and in inclement weather.
What instruments are on the dashboard of the car?
Ans: a. Speedometer – shows how fast the car is moving.
- Odometer – Shows how many kilometers or miles the car has been running since its inception.
- Trip meter – Shows how many kilometers/miles the car travels on one trip.
- Temperature gauge – shows the temperature of the engine.
- Fuel Gauge- Shows the amount of fuel in the car.
What are the lights in the car?
Ans: a. Headlights, b. Park light, c. Break light, d. River slight e. Indicator light, f. Fog light and g. Number plate lights.
In which gear do you have to drive the car on the hill and slope/peak road?
Ans: In first gear. This is because the engine needs more power to drive in first gear.
What does it mean if the red letter “B” is written in large letters on the front and back of the car?
Ans: It is a trainee driver’s car. Be careful of this car.
Is it legal to drive with a trainee driving license?
Ans: In the presence of the instructor, it is legal to drive a vehicle with a dual system (double steering and brake) by displaying “B” on the front and back.
What is meant by a four-wheel-drive car?
Ans: Power is usually supplied from the engine to the rear two wheels of the vehicle. A car with four wheels (front and rear) for special needs is called a four-wheel-drive vehicle.
When to apply a four-wheel drive?
Ans: Only the rear two-wheeler drive is provided when driving on good roads. But driving on slippery, muddy roads requires four-wheel drive.
What is a toolbox?
Ans: Toolbox is an electronics box that is kept with the car. Equipment and supplies required for emergency repair of motor vehicles are kept in the toolbox.
What is the penalty for driving or permitting to drive without a driving license?
Ans: Maximum imprisonment of 4 months or fine up to 500 BDT or both (Section 138 of motor vehicles ordinance, 1983)
What is the punishment for using unnecessary horn and high base sound device in the car?
Ans: 100 BDT penalty (Section 139 of motor vehicle ordinance, 1983)
What is the penalty for driving or permitting to drive without a registration certificate, fitness certificate, and route permit?
Ans: A maximum of 3 months imprisonment or a fine of up to 2,000 BDT or both for the first offense. A maximum of 6 months imprisonment or a fine of up to 5000 BDT or both for the second time or later (Section 152 of the Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983). In this case, both the owner and the driver can be punished.
What is the penalty for driving under the influence of alcohol?
Ans; Maximum 3 months imprisonment or fine up to 1000 BDT or both. Subsequent imprisonment for a maximum of 2 years or a fine of up to 1000 BDT or both for each time and revocation of driving license for a specified period (Section 144 of the Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983).
What is the penalty for driving faster or faster than the prescribed speed?
Ans: A maximum of 30 days imprisonment or a fine of up to 300 BDTor both for the first offense. Subsequent offenses carry a maximum of 3 months imprisonment or a fine of up to 500 BDT or both and the validity of the driving license is suspended for 1 month (Section 142 of the Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983).
What is the punishment for reckless and dangerous driving?
Ans: Imprisonment for a maximum of 6 months or a fine up to 500 BDT and suspension of validity of the driving license for any period (Section 143 of the Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983).
What is the penalty for driving a car that emits harmful fumes?
Ans: A fine of 200 BDT (Section 150 of the Motor Vehicle Ordinance, 1983).
What is the punishment for driving or allowing to carry more weight than the prescribed weight limit?
Ans: A fine of up to 1,000 BDT for the first time and imprisonment for up to 6 months or a fine of up to 2,000 BDT or both (Section-154). In this case, both the owner and the driver can be punished.
What is the penalty for driving without insurance?
Ans: A fine of up to 2,000 BDT (Section-155 of the Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983).
What is the punishment for repairing a motor vehicle on a public road or in a public place or obstructing the sale of any parts or products on the road?
Ans: Maximum fine of 500 BDT Similar motor vehicles or spare parts or accessories may be confiscated (Section- 157).
What is the function of fuel gauge?
Ans: The amount of fuel in the fuel tank can be known through the fuel gauge.