GENERAL KNOWLEDGE SECTION

1. A friend lends you a van that has seats for ten passengers. What type of licence do you need to drive this type of vehicle?

a) A car licence.
b) A heavy rigid vehicle licence.
c) A small bus licence.


2. What are you required to do if you develop a serious medical condition that could affect your driving?

a) Hand your licence in at the nearest police station.
b) Once you become aware of the condition you must notify the RTA.
c) Tell your doctor and let him or her notify the RTA.


3. A friend lends you his car. It is very noisy and blows a lot of smoke. He tells you the vehicle has been given a defect notice but it's still OK to drive it. What should you do?

a) Borrow the car, but always drive it 10 Km/h below the speed limit.
b) Before you borrow the car check the defect notice to make sure it is legal to drive the car.
c) Borrow the car but only drive on streets where the car will not be a danger to others.


4. Your car registration expires today. You have your car inspected for registration renewal but it fails the inspection. What should you do?

a) After today you must not drive the car until it has been repaired, passed another inspection and registered.
b) You have seven days to have the car repaired, after which the RTA considers it to be unregistered.
c) Go to the RTA and ask them to renew your registration and tell them you will soon get the car fixed.


5. You lose your trailer's number plate after driving on a bumpy road. What should you do?

a) Make a new one out of suitable material, making sure it looks the same as the old one.
b) Not use the trailer until you get a new RTA number plate.
c) Wait for your trailer's registration renewal and then apply for a new one.


6. You put a bike rack on the back of your car and see that it hides your number plate. What should you do?

a) Make a number plate out of suitable material making sure it is clearly visible and easy to read.
b) Drive with the rack on as it is.
c) Move your rear number plate to a position where it can be clearly seen when the bike rack is fitted.


7. You buy a car and find that the spare tyre is smooth; the tread is only just visible. If you get a puncture will it be legal to drive the car with a smooth spare tyre?

a) No, it's illegal to drive a car with a smooth tyre even if it is the spare.
b) Yes, but you must get the puncture fixed within 24 hours.
c) Yes, if the tyre is correctly inflated and the side walls of the tyre are in good condition.


8. You borrow a friend's car and find that the position of the driver's seat puts you sitting a long way from the steering wheel and controls. What should you do?

a) Ask your friend for a cushion to place behind your back.
b) Put up with the discomfort; you should not adjust another person's seat.
c) Adjust the seat forward so it's right for you.


9. You hold an unrestricted licence and are driving at 100 km/h in the country and pass this sign. What should you do?

a) Slow down to a speed that will allow you to stop to avoid crashing into farm animals on the road.
b) You can continue to drive at 100 km/h if there are fences to stop farm animals from getting on the road.
c) For the next 5 kilometres you must not exceed 60 km/h unless you pass an end farm animals speed limit sign.


10. You are turning right from one of two right turn only lanes. How should you use your indicators?

a) Indicate with your right hand signal the same as any other right hand turn.
b) You should not indicate at all because it might confuse other drivers.
c) Indicating in this situation is optional. Give a right hand signal if you think it will help other road users.


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