Provisional Driving Test πŸš•(Questions & Sample Answers 2023) Zimbabwe Part 2

This is the second 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.Β Β 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.

Question 1. What shape and colour is a warning sign?
Diamond Shape – Yellow and Black


Question 2. When should you not drive?
While under the influence of alcohol, drugs (prescribed or otherwise), or when tired or drowsy.

Question 3. What should always be kept clean on your vehicle?
Lights, Reflectors, Windows, Mirrors, Registration plate.


Question 4. What is the rule about passing animals on the road?
Slow down, give plenty of room, do not sound your horn or rev your engine. Have patience.



Question 5. Can you reverse from a minor road on to a major road?
No. (You should only reverse from a major road to a minor road).


Question 6. What shape is the sign that regulates?
Regulatory signs are round with red on white background with the exception of two: Stop and Yield.

Question 7. When should you use your hazard lights?
When your car is broken down, being towed, or at the scene of an accident.


Question 8. What vehicles are prohibited from using a motorway?
Learner driver vehicles, motorbikes under 50cc, invalid cars or horse-drawn vehicles, or any vehicles not capable of attaining 50kph.


Question 9. 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 to do so.



Question 10. What is the sequence of the traffic lights?
Green – Amber – Red – Green.

Question 11. What is the rule on entering a roundabout?
Give way to traffic on your immediate right.


Question 12. Name some places where you should not overtake.
– Where you cannot see far enough ahead
– a humpback bridge
– too close to junctions
– corners
– pedestrian crossing
– hatch markings
– over a continuous white line.


Question 13. Name some places where you should not park.
– Too close to a junction
– opposite a stationary vehicle
– corners
– double yellow lines
– single yellow lines (within time zones)
– opposite a continuous white line.



Question 14. What is the hard shoulder used for?
Emergencies, breakdowns, Pedestrians and Cyclists.

Question 15. What is the overall stopping distance at:

    • 50km/h
    • 60km/h
    • 80km/h
  1. 25 mtrs.
  2. 35 mtrs.
  3. 55 mtrs.




Question 16. What do the rules of the road say about sounding your horn?
You should not sound your horn between the hours of 11.30 pm and 7.00 am except in emergencies.


Question 17. To keep your vehicle in legal condition, what should you pay particular attention to?
– Brakes
– lights
– tyres
– steering
– indicators
– wipers
– speedometer
– horn
– silencer.


Question 18. What are the minimum lighting requirements for your vehicle?
A motor vehicle (except a motorcycle) must be equipped with two headlights (white or yellow), two white side lights (front), two red rear lights, two red stop lights at the rear, two red rear reflectors, number plate lighting to the rear and amber directional indicators front and rear.


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Question 19. What does an amber traffic light mean?
Stop, if it is safe to do so.


Question 20. How should you approach a green light that has been green from the first time you have seen it?

Approach with caution at a speed which would enable you to stop safely if necessary, preferably in 3rd gear or lower.


Question 21. Name two ways of coasting.

Keeping the clutch depressed while moving, or out of gear while the car is coming to a stop.


Question 22. When parked on the left, what should you do before moving off?
Check your rear and right mirrors, signal and look over your right shoulder to check your blind spot and look forward again before moving off.



Question 23. Which is the safest way to park your vehicle at night?
Passenger side to the kerb, (reflectors to the following traffic).


Question 24. What should you do if blinded by oncoming lights at night?
Look to the left, slow down, move in and if you are still blinded slow down more or stop.


Question 25. What is the first thing you should do after being involved in an accident?
Stop your vehicle and check if any passengers are ok.


See other questions in this series

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

Provisional Driving Test (Questions & Sample Answers Zimbabwe Part 3

Provisional Driving Test (Questions &; Sample Answers) Zimbabwe Part 4


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