Provisional Driving Test (Questions & Sample Answers 2024) Zimbabwe Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts designed to help you get your driver's licence in Zimbabwe. Find links to the other posts at the bottom of the page.  These questions are from a provisional driving test questions pdf Zimbabwe 2023.

Remember to verify them with a certified instructor from a registered driving school.


1)  When approaching this sign I am expected to:

provisional driving questions

Engage lower gears

2) What are the colours of a private vehicle registration plate?

Black on yellow background


3) What must you do when under the influence of drugs and alcohol?

Stay off the road

4)  On which side of the road must you overtake an animal-drawn wagon?

Whichever side is safe to do so.

5) When you are temporarily parked by the side of the road at night, you are to leave…?

Your tail lights and side lights on

6) Clutch is used to

Avoid noise when changing gears



7) Weight restriction is usually associated with


8) What must be avoided when raining?

Driving at high speeds

9) You may drive without a seatbelt when..

Reversing only

10) Diverging lanes mean

One lane becoming two



11) The hooter is used..

In case of an emergency or warning

12) A broken yellow line

May be straddled to overtake cars turning right

13) How far from the corner are you allowed to park?

7.5 meters

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14) A red light with a green arrow pointing straight ahead means

You may proceed straight ahead

15) A vehicle may tow,

A vehicle of any size if it is able to do so

16) When you see a rabbit crossing the road

Reduce speed and stop if necessary



17) We use heavy gears when

Going uphill

18) When approaching an animal-drawn wagon

You slow down and overtake when it is safe to do so

19) If involved in a car accident you

Report to the police within 24 hours

20) Under which circumstances should I proceed against a red robot?

When the green arrow is illuminated


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21)  Vehicle pre-driving checks include

Checking if rear view mirrors are working properly

22) What shape and colour is a warning sign?
A warning sign has a triangle shape

23) What shape is the sign that regulates?
Regulatory signs are round with red on white background with the exception of two: Stop and Yield.

24) What should a broken white line mean to you?
A broken white line divides the centre of the road and should only be crossed if it is safe or necessary.

25) What is the rule on entering a roundabout?
on roundabout give way to traffic already in circulation


Continue practising with these other provisional driving test pdf questions posts

Provisional Driving Test (Questions & Sample Answers)  Part 2

Provisional Driving Test (Questions & Sample Answers)  Part 3

Provisional Driving Test (Questions & Sample Answers)  Part 4


If you practice these provisional driving test questions and answers you will have higher chances of passing the VID provisional licence test. Good luck!

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57 thoughts on “Provisional Driving Test (Questions & Sample Answers 2024) Zimbabwe Part 1

    • Shepherd Gato says:

      these questions and answers are very good. pls keep supplying more of such especially those that involve intersections, give way, stop signs, steep slopes, (diagrams). fantastic work by support team.

  1. Tinashe Kamurai says:

    Wow thanks but I’m not sure that,, question 13 it’s correct I think it’s wrong because we forbidden to park are car 7m not 7,5m

  2. Armstrong says:

    Wow you are doing a good job can you please send me some latest study packs on my email.

  3. Colatee Zvome says:

    Good sample questions for practising.May I have more new computerised questions especially on diagrams, junctions etc

  4. ethel says:

    thanks .but i have been looking for an answer to a question yekuti what is hazardous perrception?

  5. Taffie Fish says:

    driver’s ability to anticipate potentially dangerous situations on the road ahead.

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