GENERAL KNOWLEDGE SECTION

1. If you come across potholes as you drive along, you should steer gently around them -

a) Only if they are very big.
b) If it is safe to do so.
c) At all times.


2. To prevent the brakes of your vehicle overheating when driving down a steep hill you can -

a) Keep your foot on the accelerator.
b) Drive in a lower gear.
c) Use your handbrake to keep the speed down.


3. When you see these lights flashing on the back of a bus, what should you do?

a) Overtake the bus only while the lights are flashing.
b) Drive carefully at no more than 40 km/h.
c) Stop and wait for the lights to stop flashing.


4. You are driving at night and there is no other traffic around you. When can you use your headlights on high beam?

a) On any road, even if there are street lights.
b) On any road where the speed limit is above 80 km/h.
c) Only on roads that do not have street lights.


5. What can you do to make sure that you can always stop within the distance you can see with your headlights?

a) Always keep the headlights on high beam.
b) Drive slower than the posted speed limit for the area.
c) Keep your foot over the brake pedal all the time.


6. You want to park your vehicle for a short time. It is night time. You should -

a) Leave your headlights on high beam.
b) Park on the footpath.
c) Pick a visible position or leave the parking or hazard lights on.


7. You drive up to a corner where you see some loose gravel on the road. You should-

a) Slow down.
b) Check the mirrors and change lanes.
c) Speed up and drive over the gravel as quickly as possible.


8. When you are driving on a two-lane freeway, which lane should you choose?

a) Whichever lane has the least traffic.
b) The right lane to avoid slow-moving vehicles.
c) The left lane unless you are overtaking.


9. When there are three lanes on a freeway -

a) The right lane is reserved for overtaking.
b) The right lane is for emergency vehicles only.
c) The right lane is for avoiding most traffic.


10. When you see the headlights flashing on the front of a bus, what should you do?

a) Be careful, there may be children about.
b) Drive past the bus only while the lights are flashing.
c) Stop and wait for the lights to stop flashing.


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