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About the theory-test.co.uk online driving practice theory test -

Q. What is the online driving theory practice test ?

Q. Why can't you make theory-test.co.uk a free service?

Q. How many questions can I access if I register for free package?

Q. I can not log in.

Q. I just now made a payment for one of your pay packages, but I still can not access paid services. My account description is still 'free account'

Q. Is your payment processing secure?

Q. I can not access hazard perception test demos?

Q. What can I do if there are any service interruptions?

Q. How do I to access free questions?

Q. Questions loading screen appears for a very long time but I can't see questions.

Q. How will theory-test.co.uk help me to pass the exam?

Q. How much test preparation do I actually need to do?

Q. How should I use the questions to prepare for the multiple-choice element of the test?

Q. Is there anything else that distinguishes theory-test.co.uk from other websites available on the internet?

Q. How many questions are there in a question bank?

Q. Why is the quality of hazard perception demo clips on your website reduced?

Q. How will your hazard perception demo clips help me to prepare for the exam?

Q. Do I need to be good with computers?

Q. Does theory-test.co.uk pass customer details on to third parties?

Q. How can I unsubscribe from your email list?

Q. I want to learn more about official theory test.

While taking online driving practice theory test -
Q. How do I answer the multiple-choice questions?

Q. How can I change an answer after I have selected one?

Q. Can I select a multiple-choice answer after I have selected one?

Q. What happens if I try to select more answers than required?

Q. Can I skip questions I am not sure about, and go back to them later?

Q. How can I see online statistics of my performance?

Q. How long does it take to see my result?

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Q. Which credit cards do you accept?

Q. Is my credit card number safe from hackers?

Q. How secure is buying over the web?

Q. When do you take payment for my order?

Q. I just now made a payment, but I still can not access paid services. My account description is still 'free account'

Q. Is your payment processing secure?
 
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About the theory-test.co.uk online driving practice theory test -  
Q. What is the online driving theory practice test ?
  Theory test online driving test is the multiple-choice part of the theory test, which is identical in format of the actual test. It contains the complete set of theory test questions in multiple-choice format. Here you can solve over 1,200 practice questions that might come up in the test, in a functional way, which would help you in passing the actual theory test.
Q. Why can't you make theory-test.co.uk a free service?
  Substantial amounts of effort and money are spent to make this website up and running. Following should give you an idea about the costs involved to run this website.
    Efforts to design, develop, test the website
    DSA UK Questions copyright charges
    Payment processing charges
    Web hosting charges
    Database hosting charges
    Efforts involved in continuous support and maintenance of the website.
We have tried to keep our prices - the most competitive in the market.
Q. How many questions can I access if I register for free package?
  If you register for free package, you can access part of the questions from the database, which would give you a fair idea about the features of the Theory test questions. For access to the whole question bank, please select one of our competitive pay packages.
Q. I can not log in.
  I am unable to login, I am getting 'session expired' message:
The site uses cookies. The problem might be with your browser settings (disabled browser cookies). In order to log in, cookies need to be enabled. Please enable the cookies by using the following path.
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Or please visit http://www.theory-test.co.uk/asp/cookie_guide.asp for step by step information on how to enable cookies.
Once cookies are enabled, close your browser window and try again. You should be able to log on to the site.

I have forgotten my log in details:
Once you register with us, we send your login details by email. This information can also be retrieved using 'forgot password link' on login page or home page.(or click here forgot password.) Your login, password are case sensitive, so please make sure that caps lock on your keyboard is not on.
Q. I can not access hazard perception test demos. Top
  We provide clips based on macromedia flash and windows media player technology.
The links for both are in the 'my questions' section.
http://www.theory-test.co.uk/asp/hazard_perception_info.asp

Macromedia flash clips -
Please make sure that the latest version of the flash is installed on the pc.

If flash is installed on your pc then the problem might be with your internet explorer settings/browser configuration.
To run hazard perception test correctly, your browser should allow demo clip images to be loaded on your local machine first and then you can play the demo.
For Macromedia flash based video clips
You need a shockwave plug-in installed for viewing Macromedia flash based video clips.
Click here to download Shockwave plug-in
http://sdc.shockwave.com/shockwave/download

Alternatively if you have window media player 9.0 or later then you try our windows media player based clips.
This is the same set of clips.

Window media player clips-
If you have window media player 9.0 or later then you try our windows media player based clips.
Click here to download latest window media player -
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/AllDownloads.aspx?displang=en&qstechnology=

The amount of space allocated for storing temporary files on your pc should be sufficient.
The temporary internet files (or cache) folder contains web page content that is stored on your hard disk for viewing.
Please increase space for the files in the temporary internet files folder by following steps below:.

1. In Tools menu of your browser open internet options.
2. Click the General tab, and then under temporary internet files, click settings.
3. Under settings window ,Increase amount of disk space to 50mb
4. Click ok.
    Once your browser settings are changed as suggested above, try accessing hazard perception test.

Please note -

1. You need to login before accessing the hazard clips.
2. You will see hazard clip links on left hand side. Once you click on this, you will see progress download bar.
4. Then please click on the 'play' button. The hazard clip should start. Sometimes depends on your internet connection speed and/or the      flash version it takes some time to download.

Q. How will Theory-test.co.uk help me to pass the exam?
  Because of many unique features of theory test, you will get full access to over 1,200 questions that might come up in the test. You can see coverage analysis, you can revise incorrect attempted questions, and you can save questions for later revisions. You can also filter questions by their complexity. This way you can target your weak areas and improve upon them. It is an efficient and a tested way of practising, which would surely help you in passing the exam.
Q. How much test preparation do I actually need to do?
  It depends on your ability to learn and the time you spend on preparing for the exam. We have recommended steps to prepare and to get the maximum out of this site. As far as our experience goes, a month’s preparation time is sufficient.
Q. How should I use the questions to prepare for the multiple-choice element of the test?
  Theory test practice test are of multiple-choice element, which are identical in format to the actual test. It contains the complete set of theory test questions of the multiple-choice questions with answers. We have recommended steps for how to get the most from your package. That would surely help you in preparing for your exam.
Q. Is there anything else that distinguishes theory-test.co.uk from other websites available on the internet?
  There are many features, which distinguish Theory test from other websites. e.g. In basic preparation test the questions are not randomly selected. You can view coverage analysis. You can select advanced filtered test, where you can filter questions on various criteria. So you can re-attempt questions which were answered incorrectly in your previous attempts and also questions saved for review. Plus you can focus on topics in which you need more practice. Also the number of hazard perception clips on offer is the maximum available online. In all theory-test.co.uk helps you, to prepare better, monitor your progress and makes you feel confident regarding the driving test.
Q. How many questions are there in a question bank? Top
  There are over 1,200 official questions in the question bank (includes car, motorcycle and generic questions), and over 60 hazard perception practice clips.
Q. Why is the quality of hazard perception demo clips on your website reduced?
  Due to the size of actual clip (around 8 to 10 mb per clip), it is not practical to publish many clips on the website. To facilitate reasonable transfer rates the demo clip images have been significantly reduced in quality. We have tried to put in as many clips as possible. But you will get a fair idea about hazard perception test after practising these demo clips. Hazard perception information web page gives more details, important tips, scoring mechanism etc about the hazard perception test. Hence please go through this page. That would definitely help you in preparing hazard perception part of theory exam. While preparing for hazard perception test, do not ignore multiple choice theory test part of the exam.
Q. How will your hazard perception demo clips help me to prepare for the exam?
  You will get a good idea about hazard perception test after practising these demo clips. Hazard perception information web page gives more details, important tips, scoring mechanism etc about the hazard perception test. Hence please go through this page. That would definitely help you in preparing hazard perception part of theory exam. While preparing for hazard perception test, do not ignore multiple choice theory test part of the exam.
Our demo clips are absolutely free to paid users as we have not increased our prices after adding demo hazard clips on our website.
Q. Do I need to be good with computers?
 

The test has been designed to make sure that you need only basic mouse training. So you need not be good with computers for using these tests.

Q. What can I do if there are any service interruptions?
 

It is rare that theory test website might be unavailable. If ever it happens, it might be related to technical problems with our website hosting service provider, which we can not control directly.
Because of the nature of the internet service it is sometimes highly improbable to give any notice to users.

If the problem persists for a longer duration, we would make sure that our paid users get additional access time on request. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Q. How do I to access free questions?
  You need to register with www.theory-test.co.uk  to access free questions.

No website offers 100% official questions for free, as legally it is not allowed by dsa - driving standards agency.
We are offering 15% questions as well as free daily mock test for free users.
Payment is only required, when you wish to access all questions from which exam questions are taken.

Please log in www.theory-test.co.uk  using your login details, you will be taken to 'my preparation' section - click on the 'preparation mode - basic' link in the left hand menu.
Click on any section in the list, then on the next page click on 'start test' button.
A new questions window will open.

You can also access new free mock test every day.
For daily free mock test, please log in and
Click on the ' free daily mock test ' on the dark blue top horizontal bar
or click here http://www.theory-test.co.uk/asp/mock_test.asp 
Q. What can I do if the test does not run properly or I can not see test questions?
Q. Questions loading screen appears for a very long time but I can't see questions:
  The test is designed in a way that you should not have any problems while taking a test.
It usually takes few seconds (rarely a minute) to load the questions.
The loading time mainly depends upon your internet connection speed and the number of questions in the section you are solving.
In advance preparation if you select multiple sections, it would definitely take more time, so try solving fewer questions at a time.
Do not select ‘all sections’ as it needs time to fetch all 100% questions from the database.
Please select one section at a time or wait for a few minutes if you select all sections (all questions) at one go.

Questions open in a new window, so please make sure you are not blocking pop up windows on your computer by using any pop up blocking software.
You can see pop up blocked message in the information bar at the top or in the status bar of your browser window.
Please note theory test currently work only on computers with internet explorer 5.5 and above on windows operating system.
If you are using any other operating system (e.g. macintosh) or netscape navigator browser or older versions of ie, you will not be able to access questions. That's why we have recommended viewing this site on a computer with the above configuration.
Q. Does theory-test.co.uk pass customer details on to third parties?
Q. How can I unsubscribe from your email list?
  We respect the privacy of our customers.
Please note that we do not send spam mails, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Your personal information is strictly confidential and has not been communicated to any third parties. If you no longer wish to receive e-mails from www.theory-test.co.uk , please click here.
Q. I want to learn more about official theory test.
  www.dsa.gov.uk will provide you with the information regarding the theory test.
While taking online driving practice theory test Top
Q. How do I answer the multiple-choice questions?
  One question at a time is shown on the screen. Underneath the question the answer options are set out. To select an answer, click on the answer option text, which you want to select.
Q. How can I change an answer after I have selected one?
  Do so by clicking your answer option text again. This will unselect the answer. Now click on the answer option you think is correct.
Q. Can I select a multiple-choice answer after I have selected one?
  Yes. after selecting one option you can select more options by clicking the answer option text.
Q. What happens if I try to select more answers than required ?
  The test will show you a message that you need to unselect any of the answers before selecting any more answers.
Q. Can I skip questions I am not sure about, and go back to them later?
  Yes. You can mark questions with a flag by clicking on the ’flag’ button to help you go back to them quickly. You can also go back to questions, which are un-attempted. You can go back to flagged questions by clicking on the 'review' button at the bottom of the screen. From there you have the option of going back to flagged questions, un-attempted questions, or reviewing all questions.
Q. How can I see online statistics of my performance?
  You can see online statistics of your performance by clicking 'show' statistics button. This would be mainly helpful in practising test for the first time in basic preparation test.
Q. How long does it take to see my result?
  You can see the results of the test just after finishing the test.
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Q.Which credit cards do you accept?
  We accept all major credit cards, as well as UK debit cards such as 'switch or delta'. From the start of November 2006, we offer online payments through Barclays bank giving you the added security of one of the world's biggest online payment services.
Q. Is my credit card number safe from hackers?
  The page in which you enter your credit card is stored on the Barclays ePDQ web site, this page is protected by 128-bit encryption. It is perfectly safe to enter your details on this page. You should always check whether the yellow padlock appears at the bottom/right hand side of your browser. If there is no padlock then do not enter your details and report this to us. We do not store or see your credit card details, we just receive card authorization.
Q. How secure is buying over the web?
  If you are a UK resident using a UK issued card for a transaction over £100 you are automatically protected by section 75 of the consumer credit act 1974. This means that if a trader fraudulently charges your card for something that you did not order, then the credit card company are equally liable for the debt. In practice putting your card details into a secure web site is much safer than giving them over an unsecured telephone line.
Q.When do you take payment for my order?
  A reserve is placed on your card by the bank as soon as you make payment, for the full amount of the order.
Q. I just now made a payment, but I still can not access paid services. My account description is still 'free account'
  Sometimes in rare cases, during busy hours because of web traffic, it may take few minutes to update your theory test account after successful payment processing. In that case, please logon again after few minutes to access your paid account.
Please note this does not affect your time on the website, the access time is calculated from the time our records get updated.

Once your payment is processed successfully we send you a payment receipt by email.
If you enter incorrect details (e.g. email address, card details) on the payment processing form, your payment transaction may not be completed.
Payment receipt email confirms your payment.
Q. Is your payment processing secure?
  We do not store any card information on our website.
Payment processing is done by our payment processing gateways are 100% safe and secure.

After you select any of the packages, you will be taken to a payment screen.

Making payment by Paypal -
Click on Paypal logo to proceed.
There are 2 options on next screen
1. Checkout 2. Checkout with Paypal
Please choose the option ‘checkout’ and the click on the button ‘secure checkout’
Then you will be taken to next screen where address and then card details are required.
Checkout with Paypal is an option for the users who are registered members of Paypal.
Select ‘Checkout with Paypal if you are not registered with Paypal

We accept credit cards - Visa, MasterCard.
We accept debit cards as well.
So you can also use Switch, Solo, Delta cards
Please make sure you use correct card holder’s name, address and country.

Payment notification -
You will be notified by email, as soon as your card payment is successful.
You will be given instant access to questions as soon as your payment is successful, it takes just few minutes.
If you still have any further queries, please contact us.
 
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