GENERAL KNOWLEDGE SECTION

1. How close can you park to another vehicle when parked parallel to the kerb?

a) You must leave at least 1 metre front and back.
b) You must leave at least 2 metres from the front only.
c) You must leave at least 3 metres front and back.


2. Where there is parallel kerbside parking, are you allowed to double-park alongside a parked vehicle?

a) Yes, if not obstructing traffic.
b) Yes, if delivering goods.
c) No, not at any time.


3. Do you have any responsibilities when opening a vehicle door on a roadway?

a) Yes, you must not open a door if you are likely to cause danger to road users or impede traffic.
b) No, any following traffic must stop if the door interferes with its progress.
c) No, there is no regulation to cover this situation.


4. Are you permitted to park on a median strip or traffic island?

a) Yes, in daylight hours.
b) No, not at any time.
c) Yes, but for no more than 30 minutes.


5. Are you permitted to park in the direction of the arrow?

a) Yes, provided no taxis are using the area.
b) Yes, if you are carrying two or more passengers.
c) No, not at any time.


6. When driving at sunset or dawn on a dark day, what should you do?

a) Turn on your lights on low beam.
b) Keep your sunglasses on to cut down headlight glare.
c) Turn on your hazard warning lights.


7. You are driving at night with your headlights on high beam. When should you dip your headlights?

a) When within 200 metres of an oncoming vehicle only.
b) When within 200 metres of the vehicle ahead or an oncoming one.
c) Never, you are allowed to drive with your lights on high beam at all times.


8. You are driving in a 60 km/h zone, with only one lane for traffic in your direction. You see a bus ahead (with this sign displayed on the rear) signalling its intention to pull out from a bus stop, you should -

a) Slow down, and give way to the bus as it has priority.
b) Sound your horn to stop the bus from pulling out.
c) Continue at your normal speed as the bus does not have priority.


9. Is it an offence to obstruct clear vision of your number plates?

a) Yes, but it is legal for a towbar or bicycle rack to cover the rear number plate.
b) No, you are allowed to cover your number plates if you want to.
c) Yes, at any time.


10. Before driving on a freeway, which of the following should you do?

a) Take your street directory in case you get lost.
b) Make sure your vehicle has enough fuel, oil, water and the correct tyre pressure.
c) Take something to calm your nerves before driving.


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