The auxiliary (parking/hand) brake is used by the driver:

  • To reinforce the braking force of the service (foot) brake.
  • Only new drivers use the auxiliary brake.
  • To assist the driver when he begins driving on a steep uphill climb only.
  • To secure his vehicle from any movement.
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What risk is a driver facing while making a right turn?

  • There is no risk because all road users are aware of the law and know that it is prohibited to be on the right side of a vehicle that makes a right turn.
  • There is no problem because pedestrians and two-wheeler drivers should not enter into a gap created on the right of a vehicle that makes a right turn.
  • There is no risk during the turn, because the law permits two-wheelers and other vehicles to turn at the same time.
  • Two-wheelers might enter the gap to his right during the turn.
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How does driving on the right side of the road affect drivers field of vision?

  • Keeping to the right improves the field of vision of the drivers in the vehicles behind you.
  • Driving on the right reduces the view angle of those driving behind you.
  • There is no connection between driving on the right and the field of view.
  • The field of vision is not affected: A comfortable field of view can only be created by doubling the required distance between vehicles.
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What effective solution for tiredness is available to the driver?

  • Turning on the fog lights.
  • Stopping and resting.
  • Adjusting the speed to his level of tiredness (driving slower the more tired he is).
  • Turning on the wipers and solving a cryptic crossword.
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How should a driver conduct himself if one of his tires punctures while driving?

  • Release his grip of the steering wheel and gradually brake the vehicle.
  • Hold the steering wheel firmly and gradually brake the vehicle.
  • Release his grip of the steering wheel and strongly brake the vehicle.
  • Hold the steering wheel firmly and strongly brake the vehicle.
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What is the proven and recommended method for keeping proper distance from the vehicle driving in front of us?

  • Drive as similarly as possible to the drivers in the adjacent right and left lanes,.
  • The “two-second count” method.
  • Vehicle length and engine volume method.
  • Estimating a reasonable distance between yourself and the vehicle driving in front.
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Being familiar with the different systems in the driver’s compartment whilst driving:

  • Only contributes in a theoretical level, and has no other advantage.
  • Allows the driver to operate them automatically, without thinking.
  • Allows the driver to fully concentrate on the traffic and the road.
  • Allows the driver to blindly operate the vehicle systems.
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How would you avoid danger when starting to drive?

  • By observing correctly the road and the traffic on it, before starting to drive.
  • By giving a signal immediately as you start to drive.
  • By starting to drive in high speed and quickly merging into traffic.
  • By driving fast in reverse.
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What risks are expected whilst driving on a mountain road?

  • Engine heating due to excessive use of the brakes.
  • Loss of braking ability and head-on collision. Difficulty yo pull off the road.
  • Tire overheating.
  • Loosening of a wheel due to the roads steep slope.
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What are the characteristics of a mountain road?

  • Many pedestrians and animals.
  • Wide and unmarked roadways.
  • Mountain roads are never paved.
  • Narrow and winding roadway, sharp curves, bends and sudden slopes.
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What is the advantage of driving on the right side of the road?

  • You are not preventing other vehicles from overtaking
  • There is no advantage in keeping to the right side while driving.
  • It is easier to see the incoming traffic from your opposite direction.
  • It allows an increased response time while overtaking.
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The following picture contains several road elements. How should a driver respond when approaching these elements?

  • Slow down and keep to the right.
  • He should make a warning honk, continue driving in normal speed, glance at the mirrors and then drive faster to quickly cross the curve.
  • Approaching a curve in high speed is dangerous on a rough road only.
  • In the absence of a road sign warning about an incoming curve, there is no need to slow down. He should continue driving at normal speed.
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The reaction distance is the distance covered by the vehicle:

  • From the moment the driver eases off his step on the accelerator until the vehicle stops.
  • From the moment the driver notices the danger until he starts to apply the action he decided to take.
  • From the moment the driver steps on the brakes until the vehicle stops.
  • From the moment the driver notices the danger until the vehicle makes a complete stop.
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What is the imminent danger in the following road section?

  • Limited field of vision while overtaking vehicles in front of you.
  • Engine overheating due to the steep climb.
  • The appearance of a vehicle coming from your opposite direction in your driving lane.
  • The crossing of a separation line and inability to return to the roadway’s right.
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What is the advantage of driving on the right side of the road?

  • It prevents the vehicle behind you from overtaking you.
  • You create a safety distance between yourself and oncoming vehicle traffic.
  • There is no advantage in driving on the right side of the road, except for one-way roads only.
  • You Stay within the permitted distance of no more than 40cm from the road’s edge.
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What causes a vehicle to skid on the roadway?

  • Quick wear of the clutch and of the gearbox.
  • When the braking forces or the vehicles inertia exceed the tire’s ability to grip of the roadway.
  • Excessive change of gears.
  • When the engine is worn out and cannot stabilize the vehicle.
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What should you do when your driving lane is blocked by the double-parked silver vehicle (marked with a circle)?

  • Slow down, allow the vehicle coming from the opposite direction to pass undisturbed, and then overtake the parked vehicle.
  • Signal with your headlight to the vehicle coming from the opposite direction and swerve quickly to the opposite lane, before it arrives
  • Stop behind the silver vehicle and wait for a policeman or an inspector.
  • Overtake the silver vehicle through the gap between it and the vehicle coming from the opposite direction.
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Driving down a long steep hill on a n Inter-urban road

  • Go to a higher gear to complete the gradient quickly.
  • Travel in Neutral.
  • Brake for a few seconds so as not to drive too fast
  • Sow down, change down to a lower gear according to the gradient
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Which type of vehicle is allowed to stop or be left standing on the hard shoulder of an inter-urban road which is marked as a main road?

  • A work vehicle or a tractor.
  • A vehicle engaged in selling fruits and vegetables to passersby.
  • A vehicle engaged in public works and an I.D.F vehicle - for the purpose of fulfilling their duties.
  • A towing vehicle and a trailer, a truck tractor and a semi-trailer, with a maximum width of three meters.
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What are you required to do when the truck in the picture enters your driving lane?

  • Allow it to enter the lane without disturbance.
  • You should stay on the left lane and drive faster.
  • You should drive faster and prevent it from entering.
  • You should move to the right lane in order to continue driving.
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The higher is the vehicle’s center of gravity:

  • The higher is the vehicle’s stability on wet roads.
  • The lesser is the vehicle’s stability in turns and curves.
  • The easier it is for the vehicle to make turns
  • The higher is the vehicle’s stability in curves.
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What are we required to check and verify before starting-up the vehicle’s engine?

  • That the foot brake is pressed, the parking brake secured, the gear handle is in Neutral (N) and the clutch is pressed (in automatic vehicles – Parking (P))
  • The parking brake is released, the gear handle is in first gear and the clutch is pressed.
  • The parking brake is released, the gear handle is on Neutral (in automatic vehicles – N) and the clutch is pressed.
  • The parking brake is secured, the gear handle is on first gear (in automatic vehicles – D) and the clutch is pressed.
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What are the advantages of looking far ahead?

  • Looking far ahead extends the braking distance and enhances safety.
  • Obtaining all the information required for planning the drive according to the road’s conditions and avoiding surprises.
  • Forward is the only important direction for drivers, and therefore they should look straight ahead.
  • It allows you to engage in other activities at the same time, such as searching for an address in the GPS.
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What are the preliminary actions a driver must perform while getting back up to the road from the “hard shoulder”?

  • Observing all traffic on the road, signaling appropriately and gradually moving back on the road.
  • Signaling appropriately and getting back to the road as quickly as possible.
  • Getting back to the road diagonally, as quickly as possible..
  • Putting the vehicle in a diagonal position and turning on the vehicle’s distress lights.
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Which vehicles must be equipped with a fire extinguisher?

  • Only private passenger cars.
  • All motor vehicles, except for private passenger cars, tractors and motorcycles.
  • All motor vehicles.
  • Only two-wheelers.
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What are the specific risks and problems in crossing intersections?

  • Many and various contact points between the different types of vehicle through the intersection.
  • Crossing the intersections takes a long time; an upsetting fact for drivers.
  • The fact that vehicles approach the intersection from different directions causes no problem. The problem is only with pedestrians.
  • Specific risks and problems are present only in intersections with traffic lights.
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It is prohibited to start overtaking without verifying

  • Is it permitted? Will I manage to complete it safely, without any doubt?.
  • Does the road have a “hard shoulder”.
  • Does the insurance cover the damages in case of an accident?
  • What is the penalty for prohibited overtaking?
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When is it permitted to perform an emergency stop?

  • After signaling a distress sign to the vehicle behind you only.
  • In order to prevent a road accident that cannot be prevented in any other way.
  • When the driving speed doesn’t fit with the road conditions.
  • When the road is distorted.
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How can we overcome the problem of tiredness whilst driving?

  • By driving faster to shorten your journey and arrive home early.
  • Black coffee is the solution for all problems.
  • A short break and a heavy meal will drive the tiredness away for a long time.
  • By having adequate rest before driving and making rest and refreshment breaks during your journey.
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It is prohibited to drive too close to the vehicle in front of you:

  • During the dark only.
  • Only when the weight of the vehicle in front is more than 4 tons.
  • On a steep descent and only after a “dangerous descent” sign.
  • Because it might brake suddenly.
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Theory test for public Service Vehicles

There are 30 questions you have 40 minutes to answer, at the end of the exam time The test result will be displayed