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1. What is the minimum tread depth required for car tyres?

A. 0.5 mm.
B. 1.0 mm.
C. 1.5 mm.
D. 2.00 mm.

Explanation : Safe tyres, the tread depth must be at least 1.5 millimetres right around the tyre.


2. What is the maximum distance a load may overhang your vehicle behind the rear axle?

A. 4 metres.
B. 5 metres.
C. 6 metres.
D. 7 metres.

Explanation : Your load must not extend more than 3 metres forward of the front edge of the front seat or 4 metres behind the rear axle.


3. To pass a warrant of fitness test, your car door handles MUST operate:

A. from the inside and the outside.
B. from the outside only.
C. from the inside only.
D. only on the front doors.

Explanation : Doors must be able to open and close safely from both inside and outside.


4. What does WoF stand for? (when talking about car requirements)

A. Watch out For
B. Warrant on First
C. Warrant of Fitness
D. When of Fitness

Explanation : A warrant of fitness (WoF) is a regular check that your vehicle meets required safety standards, at the time of inspection. It is your job to keep your vehicle in warrantable condition at all times.


5. What is the best place to put beverages in your car while driving?

A. In-between your legs
B. Cup Holders
C. In your dominant hand
D. Let the passenger hold it for you

Explanation : Cup Holders are available, but remember not to take your concentration off of the road.


6. Your vehicle has a current warrant of fitness but a rear red stop light is not working. Do you:

A. continue to drive the vehicle?
B. only use the vehicle during daylight hours?
C. have the fault repaired immediately?
D. only use the vehicle in a 50 km/h speed area?

Explanation : You can be fined if you drive any vehicle that is not up to WoF standard on a road. A police officer can require you to stop for a roadside vehicle check at any time.


7. Which person can legally stop and do a roadside check of your vehicle?

A. A police officer.
B. An AA mechanic.
C. A tow truck driver.
D. An ambulance driver.

Explanation : You can be fined if you drive any vehicle that is not up to WoF standard on a road. A police officer can require you to stop for a roadside vehicle check at any time.


8. What must you do if you get a flat tyre while driving?

A. carry on driving
B. slow down slowly and pull over to the left and get it changed.
C. speed up to workshop to get it changed
D. slam the brakes

Explanation : flat tyre may cause the rim of the wheel to ride on the tire tread or the ground, and may result in loss of control of the vehicle or irreparable damage to the tire and wheel.


9. If your car is more than 6 years old, you must renew its warrant of fitness every:

A. 3 months.
B. 6 months.
C. 9 months.
D. 12 months.

Explanation : If your vehicle was first registered (in NZ or overseas) less than six years ago, it requires a WoF inspection every 12 months. If your vehicle was first registered more than six years ago, it requires a WoF inspection every six months.


10. What will happen if you have a front tyre blowout?

A. Your vehicle will be pulled towards the side
B. Your vehicle will sway side to side
C. Your vehicle will stop by itself
D. A police officer will pull you over

Explanation : ...


11. Which 3 things MUST you have on or in your car?

A. A good sun visor, a radio and 2 headlights.
B. A good sun visor, a radio and 1 or more windscreen wipers.
C. A good sun visor, 2 good headlights and 1 or more windscreen wipers.
D. A good sun visor, a rear-view mirror and a radio.

Explanation : To meet the warrant of fitness (WoF) standard, your car must be in good condition (no rust around safety areas). a radio is not a must


12. what other vehicle can you drive on a car license

A. moped
B. truck
C. motorbike
D. tank

Explanation : Mopeds can be driven with any class of driver license. With a car (class 1) licence you can drive: a. most ‘light’ vehicles; b. cars, vans and utes c. all terrain vehicles (ATVs) d. mopeds, but not motorcycles


13. A warrant of fitness is to show:

A. the year the vehicle was made.
B. if the driver has had any crashes.
C. how many times the vehicle has crashed.
D. that the vehicle was roadworthy at the time of checking.

Explanation : A current WoF shows the vehicle has been inspected by an approved WoF inspector and was roadworthy at the time of the last WoF inspection.


14. What is the maximum overhang you are allowed on a trailer (beyond front and back)?

A. 0.5 metre
B. 1 metre
C. 1.5 metre
D. 2 metres

Explanation : If the load (including equipment used to support or retain the load) extends more than 200mm beyond the sides of the vehicle or trailer, or more than one metre beyond the front or back of the vehicle, then you must attach suitable warning device(s) to it.


15. If you have fitted a space saver wheel, What must you do?

A. Get the wheel replaced in a year
B. Not exceed 80km/p or depending on the speed displayed on the sticker of the wheel
C. Drive over 100km/p
D. Report to a police officer

Explanation : http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/roadcode/about-driver-responsibility/responsible-driving.html


16. What is the maximum distance a load may extend in front of a car?

A. 2 metres from the front edge of the front seat.
B. 3 metres from the front edge of the front seat.
C. 4 metres from the front edge of the front seat.
D. 5 metres from the front edge of the front seat.

Explanation : Your load must not extend more than three metres forward of the front edge of the front seat or four metres behind the rear axle.


17. What should you do when your accelerator pedal becomes jammed?

A. Leave it and carry on driving.
B. Try to lift the accelerator up with your toes and leave the vehicle in gear.
C. Press the clutch(in a manual car).
D. Call 111

Explanation : Always try to lift the accelerator up with your toes and leave the vehicle in gear. Try to keep the vehicle on its path, signal and steer to the side of the road once you've reduced speed.


18. If you tow another vehicle, what is the maximum distance allowed between the 2 vehicles?

A. 1 metre.
B. 2 metres.
C. 3 metres.
D. 4 metres.

Explanation : There must be no more than four metres between your vehicle and the trailer or vehicle it is towing.


19. Before any modification is carried out on your vehicle, you should:

A. remove the registration plates from your vehicle.
B. check with an authorised vehicle inspection centre.
C. check that your warrant of fitness is current to within 1 month.
D. record the modification on your vehicle ownership papers.

Explanation : Before making modifications, including the fitting of extra lights to your vehicle, check with an approved WoF inspector that the modifications are legal.


20. At night, a towed vehicle must:

A. have a red light at the back.
B. have its hazard lights on.
C. be sounding its horn.
D. be traveling slower than 50 km/h.

Explanation : At night, the back of the trailer/towed vehicle must show a red light.


21. Which parts of the car must be in good condition to prevent too much noise and gases entering the car?

A. Good mud guards and mud flaps.
B. A good silencer and exhaust system.
C. Good sun visors and windscreen.
D. An efficient carburettor and heater.

Explanation : Make sure your vehicle's exhaust system and silencer are in good working order. This will prevent gases and excessive noise entering the car.


22. The warrant of fitness label for your car should be displayed at the:

A. top centre of the windscreen.
B. left of the windscreen.
C. top right corner of the windscreen.
D. bottom centre of the windscreen.

Explanation : The WoF label is attached to the inside of the windscreen, in the top right-hand corner (as viewed from the driver's seat), and must be clearly visible from outside the vehicle.


23. What is the minimum depth of tread you must have on the tyres of your vehicle?

A. 2.0 mm
B. 1.5 mm
C. 1.0 mm
D. 0.5 mm

Explanation : Safe tyres � the tread depth must be at least 1.5 millimetres right around the tyre.


24. A vehicle should not send out visible smoke for more than ____seconds.

A. 8
B. 5
C. 10
D. 3

Explanation : Smoky vehicle cause unnecessary pollution. Your vehicle should not produce smoke more than 10 seconds. New Zealand Road Code Page 131.


25. What must be displayed on the back of a trailer being towed at night?

A. A blue light.
B. A red light.
C. A white flag.
D. A white light.

Explanation : At night, the back of the trailer/towed vehicle must show a red light.


26. Which one of the following vehicles can you drive on a car licence?

A. A moped.
B. A vehicle weighing over 4500 kg.
C. A tow truck.
D. A motorcycle.

Explanation : A holder of a Class 1 learner, restricted or full licence can drive: vehicle that has a GLW or GCW of 4500 kg or less, tractors and combination vehicles, but does not include motorcycles, or all-terrain vehicle.


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