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Diagnostic Theory Test

UK driving licenceThe following 15 multiple-choice questions are designed to help you get a rough idea of how much you already know about motorcycle riding rules in the UK. These are the practice questions that are most often missed by our users. This test will help you quickly identify gaps in your knowledge of riding a motorcycle, which will be especially useful if you're just starting to prepare for the motorbike theory exam. Each of our practice tests uses real questions straight from the source - the official Highway Code. All our materials are based on the same topics as the motorbike theory test as supplied by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). On the official test, you'll have 57 minutes to answer 50 multiple-choice questions. Good luck with these practice questions and with the actual test.
Based on 2024 Highway Code
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Theory Test Fact Sheet

How many questions:50
How many correct answers to pass:43
Pass mark:86%

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. You see a painted section marked 'Bus Stop'. Why should you avoid riding over it?
  2. You are between two cars in a line of traffic and the car behind you is very close to your motorbike. What should you do?
  3. Riding a motorbike releases carbon emissions. What percentage of all emissions are caused by road transport?
  4. You are riding with good tyres and brakes at 50 mph on a good road surface. What is the typical braking distance?
  5. When the driver in front rotates his or her right arm anticlockwise, what does this road signal indicate?
  6. What is the minimum legal tread depth for motorbike tyres?
  7. You have stopped at a red traffic light. What colour or colours will follow next?
  8. What is the overall stopping distance for a motorbike travelling at 40 mph? The road surface is good, and the brakes and tyres are in good condition.
  9. What is the minimum legal engine capacity for a motorbike to ride on a motorway?
  10. Which fairing on your motorcycle will give you the best weather protection?
  11. What is true of a well-maintained motorcycle?
  12. You're in a large roundabout and planning to turn right. Before changing lanes to reach the exit, what must you do?
  13. Where would you find amber reflective studs on a motorway?
  14. The reflective studs that mark the boundary between the slip road and the motorway are
  15. You have obtained a full category A1 motorcycle licence. What does this allow you to ride?