At the start of the test you will be given instruction on the process.
A practice session of multiple - choice questions will be given to you if you decide to for practice purposes to get you familiar with the process of the test, when you have finished this practice test the real test begins.
Multiple-choice section and what to expect.
The test is done on a computer, and you will be give questions with various possible answers which will appear on the computer screen , you will have to choose a correct answer or more if requested.
During the test you will be allowed to go between questions and flag questions that you want to come back to later on in the test.
Some car questions will be presented as a case study. The case study will:
- show a short story that five questions will be based on
- focus on real life examples and experiences that you could come across when driving .
Multiple-choice test pass mark.
Category - Car Tme allowed - 57 minutes Pass mark - 43 out of 50
Having completed the multiple - choice section you can elect to have a rest break of up to 3 minutes before commencing with the hazard perception section starts.
The DVSA provide practice tests online and below are the links to the practice screens which look similiar to the ones when you take your official theory test at the test centre.
Each test contains 50 multiple choice questions. There are no hazard perception clips within these tests.
Available online practice theory tests for car drivers.
More useful links
Theory test pass certificate
Once the theory test has been passed you will be given a pass certificate and will need this certificate when booking and taking your practical test.
The theory test pass certificate only lasts 2 years from passing it, so if you have still not passed your practical test you will need to take your test again.
For more information on the theory test contact Direct.gov Website