Free SA Learners Test Practice 2022

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What to expect on the official SA learners test
Number of questions:
50
Correct answers needed to pass:
40
Passing score:
80%
Minimum age to take the test:
16years
Minimum period between attempts:
1day
If you’ve tried to struggle through The Driver’s Handbook to study for your learners test, you know the manual is dense, hard to read, and—let’s be honest—boring.
That’s why we built Zutobi. We condensed all the information from the South Australia Driver’s Handbook, and the best tips and tricks from other states, into bite-sized pieces you’ll actually remember. We also added hundred of illustrations so you can prepare for all tricky situations you may encounter on the roads.
After using our course and SA learners practice tests, you’ll feel confident you can ace the real thing. There’s a reason 95% of Zutobi users pass their learners test on the first try. Sign up with Zutobi and toss your other study materials—you won’t need them.

Ace Your SA Learners Permit Test With Zutobi

With Zutobi’s engaging, inventive, and fun course, you can:

  • Stop worrying about getting through The Driver’s Handbook - you won’t need it.
  • Learn South Australia traffic laws, including road rules, signs, and safe driving skills.
  • Earn points, achievements, and badges as you move through the course.
  • Take our South Australia learners practice tests, which are designed to be just like the real thing, and review with the answers.
  • Each of our permit practice tests explains the correct answer and provides a detailed explanation, so you can learn from any questions you miss.
  • Pass your SA learners test the first time (95% of Zutobi customers do).
  • Save time, money, and brain cells by doing it right the first time.

Is Passing the SA Learners Test Hard?

It all depends on how well you prepare. Many who fail do so because they are not studying enough, or using bad resources to prepare.

Zutobi’s practice tests use questions from previous and current SA learners tests to be as accurate as possible. You can use these questions, as well as all of the other material we offer, as an engaging study guide that you can be sure will help you ace your test.

How Many Questions Are on the Permit Test?

There are 50 questions in total, split into two parts. Part 1 consists of 8 questions about giving way - and you need to get all of these correct to move to part 2. Part 2 consists of 42 questions, of which you need to get at least 32 to pass.

To help you pass both parts with ease, Zutobi’s SA drivers contains additional lessons focused on giving way so you’ll learn all tricky situations by heart.

What Is It Like to Drive in South Australia?

Driving in South Australia can be a lot different than just learning about it, so here are some facts that are good to know.

Why Put Your Trust in Zutobi?

Since 2018, Zutobi has helped thousands of young people achieve greatness by passing their South Australia learners test on their first try. Our goal was to make a course that was not only robust and comprehensive but also convenient, easy-to-use, and fun. We believe we’ve achieved that and based on all of the safe, responsible, and happy drivers we’ve helped, we think you’ll agree.

Questions

Are you allowed to park on the freeway?

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AYes
No
CYes, but only for up to 2 minutes
DYes, but only to sell products (e.g. ice cream)

You aren’t allowed to reverse, park, make a U-turn or stop (unless an emergency) on the freeway.

You’re driving when you see this light. What does it mean?

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AYour rear lights aren't working properly
BYour wipers aren't working properly
Your brakes aren't working properly
DThere is something wrong with the air conditioning

If the brake warning light comes on, you should have the vehicle checked immediately.

Most of the time, the brake warning light indicates that your vehicle has a low brake fluid level, but the brakes could be leaking which may result in you being unable to brake at all.

What does this sign mean?

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ASlippery road ahead
Winding road ahead
CSharp depression in the road ahead
DSteep hill descent ahead

The sign indicates that there is a series of curves ahead,and that the first curve is to the left. Slow down and be prepared for closely spaced curves. 

The recommended speed limit is 40 km/h in good conditions.

Are you allowed to overtake a vehicle that has stopped at a pedestrian crossing?

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AYes
No
CYes, if you believe that you can overtake without endangering any pedestrians
DYes, if the road ahead is clear of oncoming cars

You aren't allowed to overtake any vehicle that has stopped or is stopping at any crossing. A stopped vehicle is likely to have stopped to let pedestrians cross, so don't pass even if you can't see the pedestrians.

You're driving in a rural area without speed limit signs. What’s the default speed limit?

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A50 km/h
B70 km/h
100 km/h
DThere is no default speed limit

When driving in a rural area, the default limit is 100 km/h unless otherwise signposted.

What should you do before driving on a freeway?

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AEat food
BTake a nap
Make sure that your vehicle is roadworthy
DMake sure that the AUX cable works - that way you won’t have to check it while driving

Your vehicle must be roadworthy before driving on freeways as a vehicle breakdown is especially dangerous at high speeds. This includes checking tyre pressure and oil level. 

Apart from driving on freeways, ensure that your vehicle is roadworthy before driving with a full car load or long distances.

What does this sign mean?

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A maximum speed limit for the whole area
BA minimum speed limit for the whole area
CA recommended speed limit for the whole area
DNone of the above

Speed limit area signs designate speed limits for whole areas. Each road into the area will have a sign.

What does this sign mean?

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AThe speed limit is 50 km/h in this area
BYou’re approaching an intersection without traffic lights
You’re approaching traffic lights
DThe traffic lights are out of order at the intersection ahead

The sign warns you of traffic lights ahead, and is there to make sure you slow down in time for the lights. 

Slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary when you see this sign.

Should you leave your child alone in the car while running errands?

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AYes
No

NEVER leave a child or a pet alone in a vehicle. They may suffer from dehydration and can die in just a few minutes in a hot car.

How can you make sure that you're keeping a sufficient safety margin to the vehicle in front?

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ANote when the vehicle in front passes an oncoming car and calculate the seconds it takes until you pass the same car
Note when the vehicle in front passes a stationary object and calculate the seconds it takes until you pass the same object
CWhen you can’t read the number plate number on the vehicle in front, you have a sufficient margin

Examples of stationary objects are road signs, buildings etc. Make sure that you have at least a 3-second gap.

What should you keep in mind when driving at night for the first time?

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AYou should drive at least 40 km/h below the speed limit
You should drive on familiar streets away from busy traffic
CYou must have logged at least 50 hours before driving at night
DYou aren't allowed to drive for longer than 20 minutes at a time

You can begin to drive in busier traffic or on unfamiliar streets when you are more confident in your driving ability.

Do seatbelts help prevent injuries in case of accidents?

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Yes
BNo

Wearing a seatbelt is one of the most efficient ways to protect you and your passengers. It will, for example, help prevent you from being thrown through the windscreen in case of an accident.

Are you allowed to park to the right of this sign?

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AYes, but only on weekends
BYes, always
No

This is a 'No Stopping' sign. Parking is prohibited in the direction of the arrow(s).

You’re approaching a T-intersection from this angle. Who has to give way if a car is approaching from the the street to your left?

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The car on your left
BYou

The car travelling on the continuing road has the right-of-way unless otherwise signposted.

What is the BAC limit for learner and P1/P2 drivers?

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0.00
B0.02
C0.05
D0.5

P1/P2 drivers are prohibited from driving with any alcohol in the body.

To whom must you give way when entering or exiting a driveway?

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AVehicles only
BPedestrians only
All vehicles and pedestrians
DYou don’t have to give way to anyone when entering or exiting a driveway

When entering or exiting a driveway, you must give way to all vehicles and pedestrians.

Do you have to give way to the bus in this situation?

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ANo, because the bus is changing lane
Yes

Buses with a Give Way sign that are signalling their attention to pull out from the kerb (or another stopping place) has priority over other vehicles in built-up areas.

This sign means that:

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AYou’re recommended to slow down, but you only have to stop if there are other vehicles nearby
You have to come to a complete stop
CYou’re recommended to stop, but you can proceed if there aren't any other vehicles nearby

You must come to a complete stop at a STOP sign or line, even when you're alone on the road.

What does this sign mean?

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AYou’re approaching a railway level crossing
You’re approaching a tramway level crossing
CYou’re approaching a traffic light intersection

Slow down and be prepared to stop and give way to trams.

What should you do if the  ABS warning light stays on?

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ACheck the brake-fluid level
BPump the brake pedal
Have your brakes checked immediately

The ABS light will stay on to alert the driver that the safety system is no longer active. Have your brakes checked immediately. 

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