Driving theory test questions
We're up to date! Our site includes the DVSA revision question changes made Jan 2018
Username:

Password:
Register  Free Practice Test  Login  Free Tests  My Questions  Hazards  Categories  My Tests 

Theory test case studies

One of the relatively new elements added to the driving theory test is what is called the case study element. This was introduced on 28th September 2009, and there is one case study in the theory test from that date.

This element allows you to score a total of 5 marks. Along with the 45 multiple choice marks available, this means there are a total of 50 points available, and you must score 43/50 to pass this part of the theory test.

The idea of the case study is to assess your understanding of the theory of driving. The contrast with the multiple choice questions being that they are focused specifically on your knowledge of the theory.

The case study provides some information to you (such as a brief story or some sort of scenario) and you must then answer five questions. They will be answered through the computer as with the multiple choice part of the test. Typically there will be some multiple choice answers that appear after each of the five questions, and you will be told how many answers to mark.

The DSA has said that it may introduce additional case study questions into the theory test in the future.

JOIN NOW and gain access to ALL the official Theory Test multiple choice Revision Questions for car drivers

Practice Theory Test Question

Do you know the answer to this randomly chosen driving theory test revision question?

Travelling for long distances in neutral (known as coasting): A) improves the driver's control B) makes steering easier C) reduces the driver's control D) uses more fuel

You can check your answer and practice all official revision questions

Related Articles...

driving theory test
What to do at a box junction
The box junction is quite common but despite this there are a whole wide range of ways in which different drivers interpret what they are supposed to do at them so you will see different behaviours...

Vulnerable road users - pedestrians
Pedestrians whether old or young are all potentially vulnerable. Any impact at all on a pedestrian is potentially fatal, and that goes for a pedestrian of any age. Of course within the class...

Your engine temperature gauge
These days many of us get into a car without really understanding how any of it works, and even the engine and how it operates and powers the car is a mystery to many. Well, essentially it...

Online Driving Theory
Why use an online driving theory website when there are also some books in publication that will help you study for your theory test? Well, there are several advantages to online driving theory,...

Tips on driving in the country
Driving in the country can be quite a different experience to driving around towns and on motorways. Firstly, depending where you are, the road quality can be very variable and bumpy and...

The New Drivers Act
The New Drivers Act is legislation that applies to those who have just passed their test and are categorised as new drivers, which in this legal definition refers to the first two years of passing...

Rules for learner drivers
The minimum ages and restrictions vary from one type of vehicle to another. When you are learning to drive, you must ensure that the vehicle you are learning to drive in is roadworthy and also...

Tips on passing your theory test
It is up to each individual who takes a theory test to do the necessary work and preparation to put themselves in the best position to pass the test. Rather than attempting to 'cram' the night...

Ways to drive in a greener way
There are several methods that you can employ to ensure that you drive in a green way. The advantages of this are that you consume less fuel pro rata so it is good for your bank balance too, and...

How to help yourself stay safe whilst driving
It is a sad fact, but a fact nonetheless, that there are very rare occasions on which you can just get unlucky and be involved in an accident, whether minor or major, that you are powerful to do...


Bookmark with:

FacebookFacebook    TwitterTwitter    Google BuzzGoogle Buzz    StumbleStumbleUpon    Delicious    RedditReddit