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Guide To Theory Test DVSA ADI Part 1

Guide To DVSA ADI Part 1 Theory Test

This examination lasts for 90 minutes and consists of 100 multiple choice questions which are grouped into four bands:-

Band 1
Road Procedure 25 questions
Band 2
Traffic Signs & Signals 5 questions
Pedestrians 5 questions
Car Control 10 questions
Mechanical Knowledge 5 questions
Band 3
Law 10 questions
Driving Test 10 questions
Disabilities 5 questions
Band 4
Instructional Techniques 15 questions
Publications 10 questions

The overall pass mark is 85%

But you must also gain at least 80%, 20 out of 25, in each of the four bands.

This means that if you only score 19 out of 25 in any of the four bands then it is a fail, even if every other question in the exam is correct, so it would theoretically be possible to fail with a score of 94%

Because of the test consisting of 100 questions there is scope to test you on very precise or minute details, so you must ensure that you have an excellent knowledge of all the subjects.

It can be tempting to rely solely on practicing with the many examples of ADI Part 1 examination type questions that are available, however, the real examination questions will be different, so it is essential to study all of the course material thoroughly.

Thorough preparation for ADI Part 1 will help with your subsequent qualification and your role as a driving instructor:

This Theory Test is immediately followed by The Hazard Perception Test, and both tests must be passed on the same occasion, if either the theory test or the hazard perception test are failed, then both tests must be retaken.

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