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Title: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: dave.m on October 26, 2007, 12:28:15 AM
You won't have a copy of the Highway Code to cheat with :no: so good luck everyone.

Call yourself a good driver? :police:
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1. A Moped Licence allows a learner to ride mopeds which are defined as up to 50cc with a maximum speed of, what?
*
2. If you have a full car licence, you can ride a motorcycle as a learner up to what size engine?
*
3. What is the minimum legal tread depth across ¾ of the breadth of a tyre on a car?
*
4. What is the maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan when on a motorway?
*
5. What symbol, on a road sign, indicates a restaurant at the next services?
*
6. On a low bridge warning with a headroom of 14’-6”, what is the metric equivalent?
*
7. On a bridge warning sign what do the letters ’m g w’ mean?
*
8. What colour backgrounds do signs have for (a) ‘Hospital with A & E’ and (b) ’Hospital No A & E’?
*
9. How is a hill with a 1 in 5 gradient now signed?
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10. What is the maximum fine for breaking the speed limit on a motorway?
*

Answers on Sunday.

dave   :graduate:
Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: Floydoid on October 26, 2007, 05:47:25 AM
Pass on all questions this week - non driver here.
Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: Achilles Last Stand on October 26, 2007, 02:16:22 PM
I bet no one has a copy of the Highway Code handy.  :no:
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1. A Moped Licence allows a learner to ride mopeds which are defined as up to 50cc with a maximum speed of, what?
*
40 mph

2. If you have a full car licence, you can ride a motorcycle as a learner up to what size engine?
*
125cc

3. What is the minimum legal tread depth across ¾ of the breadth of a tyre on a car?
*
It’s the depth of the ring of dots around a 2p piece - about 2mm I think

4. What is the maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan when on a motorway?
*
60 mph

5. What symbol, on a road sign, indicates a restaurant at the next services?
*
Crossed cutlery

6. On a low bridge warning with a headroom of 14’-6”, what is the metric equivalent?
*
Pass

7. On a bridge warning sign what do the letters ’m g w’ mean?
*
Maximum gross weight

8. What colour backgrounds do signs have for (a) ‘Hospital with A & E’ and (b) ’Hospital No A & E’?
*
(a) green  (b) blue

9. How is a hill with a 1 in 5 gradient now signed?
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B**** steep!

10. What is the maximum fine for breaking the speed limit on a motorway?
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The one and only time I had one was a fixed penalty of £35 for up to 95 mph (although he said I was doing 98mph but ‘let me off’) and 3 points - no idea what it would be now, or what the upper thresholds are  :-[


Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: mr_chris on October 26, 2007, 03:56:39 PM

1. A Moped Licence allows a learner to ride mopeds which are defined as up to 50cc with a maximum speed of, what?
40mph

2. If you have a full car licence, you can ride a motorcycle as a learner up to what size engine?
125cc

3. What is the minimum legal tread depth across ¾ of the breadth of a tyre on a car?
4mm

4. What is the maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan when on a motorway?
50mph

5. What symbol, on a road sign, indicates a restaurant at the next services?
A knife and fork, I think

6. On a low bridge warning with a headroom of 14’-6”, what is the metric equivalent?
4.4 metres

7. On a bridge warning sign what do the letters ’m g w’ mean?
May Give Way? lol

8. What colour backgrounds do signs have for (a) ‘Hospital with A & E’ and (b) ’Hospital No A & E’?
Pass

9. How is a hill with a 1 in 5 gradient now signed?
20%

10. What is the maximum fine for breaking the speed limit on a motorway?
Pass

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Some tricky ones there!
Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: roseway on October 26, 2007, 04:26:00 PM
1. A Moped Licence allows a learner to ride mopeds which are defined as up to 50cc with a maximum speed of, what?

40 mph

2. If you have a full car licence, you can ride a motorcycle as a learner up to what size engine?

125 cc

3. What is the minimum legal tread depth across ¾ of the breadth of a tyre on a car?

1.6 mm

4. What is the maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan when on a motorway?

50 mph

5. What symbol, on a road sign, indicates a restaurant at the next services?

Knife & fork

6. On a low bridge warning with a headroom of 14’-6”, what is the metric equivalent?

4.42

7. On a bridge warning sign what do the letters ’m g w’ mean?

Maximum Gross Weight

8. What colour backgrounds do signs have for (a) ‘Hospital with A & E’ and (b) ’Hospital No A & E’?

(a) Red (b) Blue

9. How is a hill with a 1 in 5 gradient now signed?

20%

10. What is the maximum fine for breaking the speed limit on a motorway?

I wouldn't dream of doing such a thing :angel:
Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: kitz on October 26, 2007, 10:18:46 PM
1. A Moped Licence allows a learner to ride mopeds which are defined as up to 50cc with a maximum speed of, what?
Pass
*
2. If you have a full car licence, you can ride a motorcycle as a learner up to what size engine?
Pass
*
3. What is the minimum legal tread depth across ¾ of the breadth of a tyre on a car?
Dunno
*
4. What is the maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan when on a motorway?
60
*
5. What symbol, on a road sign, indicates a restaurant at the next services?
Knife and fork
*
6. On a low bridge warning with a headroom of 14’-6”, what is the metric equivalent?
Quick approx would be around 4.5 m
*
7. On a bridge warning sign what do the letters ’m g w’ mean?
Maximum gross weight
*
8. What colour backgrounds do signs have for (a) ‘Hospital with A & E’ and (b) ’Hospital No A & E’?
(a) Red (b) Blue
*
9. How is a hill with a 1 in 5 gradient now signed?
20%
*
10. What is the maximum fine for breaking the speed limit on a motorway?
Dunno but iirc its a ban if your caught doing over 100mph
Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: dave.m on October 28, 2007, 11:43:05 AM
Well, even with the down time we got some good answers but all of you would starve if looking for a knife and fork for a meal sign.
(Having tasted dozens of motorway meals and snacks it may be better to starve.)  :lol:

1. A Moped Licence allows a learner to ride mopeds which are defined as up to 50cc with a maximum speed of, what?

50 km/h (31 mph)
*
2. If you have a full car licence, you can ride a motorcycle as a learner up to what size engine?

125cc (or 11kW power output) [Will accept either]
*
3. What is the minimum legal tread depth across ¾ of the breadth of a tyre on a car?

1.6mm
*
4. What is the maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan when on a motorway?

60mph
*
5. What symbol, on a road sign, indicates a restaurant at the next services?

A crossed fork and spoon
*
6. On a low bridge warning with a headroom of 14’-6”, what is the metric equivalent?

4.4m
*
7. On a bridge warning sign what do the letters ’m g w’ mean?

Maximum gross weight
*
8. What colour backgrounds do signs have for (a) ‘Hospital with A & E’ and (b) ’Hospital No A & E’?

(a) Red  (b) Blue
*
9. How is a hill with a 1 in 5 gradient is now signed?

20%
*
10. What is the maximum fine for breaking the speed limit on a motorway?

£2,500


Well done everyone, I only got 6 correct before looking up the answers.

Next week it is: 'It Happened In October' (not just this year) so get your thinking caps on.

dave  :graduate:
Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: Achilles Last Stand on October 28, 2007, 11:51:58 AM
Must admit I'm embarassed not knowing the gradient signage  :-[ I go up/down a 1-in-3 every day and hadn't noticed it changing.  I expect the sign is in the same place it's always been - lesson in observance for me there!

Thanks Dave  :graduate:
Title: Re: Friday Quiz. October No.4. Driving test.
Post by: roseway on October 28, 2007, 12:18:27 PM
Yes, good one Dave. I could answer some questions this week. :)