Alberta Learners Test Questions

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The Alberta drivers test multiple choice questions and answers, are intended to help learner prepare for the Class 7 knowledge test that is required before you can get your driver’s license.

  1. Unless otherwise posted, what is the basic speed limit outside a city, town or village on a primary highway?
    1. 100 km/h
    2. 90 km/h
    3. 110 km/h
    4. 80 km/h
  2. When backing a passenger vehicle to the left, a driver should:
    1. Look in the inside rear-view mirror and make steering adjustments as necessary
    2. Look over the right shoulder with occasional glances to the front
    3. Look over the left shoulder with occasional glances to the front
    4. Without shoulder checking, use the inside and outside rear-view mirrors to ensure the best view to the rear and both sides of the vehicle
  3. When approaching an intersection and facing a traffic control light that is showing a green right-turn arrow and a red light, a driver:
    1. Must stop and wait for a green light before turning in the direction of the arrow
    2. May go straight through the intersection without stopping
    3. May proceed when safe, without stopping, in the direction of the arrow
    4. May turn left without stopping
  4. Alberta has a demerit point system where a fully licensed (non-learner, nonprobationary) driver is suspended when they accumulate:
    1. 15 points
    2. 8 points
    3. 5 points
    4. 12 points
  5. When passing a large truck on a two-way highway, a driver should:
    1. Leave extra room before returning to their lane
    2. Return to their lane when signaled by the truck’s headlights
    3. Return to their lane when the truck is no longer visible in any of their rear-view mirrors
    4. Return to their lane once they have cleared the truck’s front bumper
  6. Which statement best describes the steps for turning right at a red traffic light?
    1. Right turns on a red traffic light are never permitted
    2. Signal and make sure there is no sign prohibiting the turn, stop, look left and right, yield the right-of-way, then proceed
    3. Reduce speed before the turn, look right for cyclists, signal and proceed
    4. Signal and reduce speed before the turn, look left, yield to vehicles and proceed
  7. This sign indicates:
    1. Route for vehicles over 4500 kg.
    2. Route for slow moving vehicles
    3. Reserved lane for buses
    4. Dangerous goods route
  8. A single solid white line between driving lanes in an urban area means:
    1. It is a line separating traffic travelling in opposite directions
    2. Traffic on the right is moving faster than traffic on the left
    3. Lane changing is not permitted
    4. Lane change is permitted
  9. A “parking lane” as defined in the Basic Licence Driver’s Handbook is:
    1. A lane closest to the curb, where parking is permitted but there are no meters
    2. All of these responses are correct
    3. That portion of a primary highway between the edge of the roadway to the right of the direction of traffic and the nearest solid white line, not being the centre line, marked on the roadway
    4. A lane immediately beside a row of parking meters in an urban area
  10. Shoulder checking means:
    1. Glancing towards the blind spot in the direction the driver intends to move
    2. Glancing into the left outside mirror
    3. Glancing into both the inside and outside mirrors
    4. Glancing into the right outside mirror
  11. This sign indicates:
    1. Off-road facilities ahead
    2. Slippery when wet
    3. Uneven pavement
    4. Detour ahead
  12. A traffic-lane control light with an illuminated red “X” means:
    1. Prepare for an emergency vehicle travelling in that lane
    2. Reduce speed to below 30 km/h
    3. Use that lane only for the purpose of making left turns
    4. Travel is not permitted in that lane
  13. Does a parent have the right to withdraw a previously given “parental consent” for someone under 18 years of age with respect to an operator’s licence?
    1. Yes, provided the person is still under the age of 18 and is not self-supporting or married
    2. Yes, provided that both parents verbally agree to withdraw the consent at a registry office
    3. No, once it is given it remains in effect until the person reaches 18 years of age
    4. No, but another consent form must be signed by both parents after a licence suspension
  14. When approaching a Yield sign, you must:
    1. Yield the right-of-way to traffic not facing the sign and all pedestrians in the intersection
    2. Always sound the horn to warn other traffic within the intersection
    3. Expect all other vehicles to yield the right-of-way to you
    4. Come to a stop and proceed after looking to the right and left
  15. The term “over-driving” your headlights at night means:
    1. The driver cannot see clearly for 1000 metres
    2. The low beam headlights are not set properly
    3. The driver is travelling at a speed which would not permit them to see an object in time to stop
    4. The driver has had the headlights on for too long a time
  16. Under the Graduated Driver Licensing program, a driver will receive 2 demerits:
    1. For having more passengers than there are seat belts
    2. For not wearing a seat belt securely fastened
    3. For not wearing a seat belt
    4. For not wearing a seat belt properly adjusted
  17. Using the 2-second rule to judge a safe following distance when driving:
    1. Is more accurate on rural highways than in urban centres
    2. Is not accurate at speeds greater than 100 km/h
    3. Is accurate at any speed
    4. Is not accurate at speeds lower than 30 km/h
  18. This sign indicates:
    1. Traffic entering from the right
    2. Winding road ahead
    3. Curve right
    4. Concealed intersection on the right
  19. A driver approaching a flashing red traffic light must:
    1. Stop and wait for the flashing green light
    2. Reduce speed and proceed with caution
    3. Stop and proceed only when safe to do so
    4. Stop until the signal light turns green
  20. This sign indicates:
    1. Do not enter
    2. Slow moving vehicles ahead
    3. Warning, Yield sign ahead
    4. Warning, traffic is approaching
  1. According to the law in Alberta, it is the driver’s responsibility to ensure that all passengers under what age are properly restrained in the vehicle?
    1. 18 years
    2. 24 years
    3. 21 years
    4. 16 years
  1. When parallel parking, the vehicle’s wheels closest to the curb must be within what maximum distance?
    1. 80 centimetres from the curb
    2. 30 centimetres from the curb
    3. 10 centimetres from the curb
    4. 50 centimetres from the curb
  2. Who is responsible and legally obligated to report any medical condition, change in health, or physical disability that may affect a driver’s ability to drive
    1. The driver’s employer
    2. The driver
    3. The driver’s doctor
    4. The driver’s insurance company