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The Show and Tell questions are used on the day of your practical driving test. 

Your examiner will ask you 1 tell question at the start of your driving test and then whilst driving, you will be asked to perform a show question.

It shows your examiner that you have basic knowledge of the vehicle that you are driving and can complete certain tasks whilst driving to keep you safe and others around you. 

If you get a question wrong, you will be given a minor fault, should you however lose control of the vehicle whilst completing a show question this will be marked as a serious fault.

You are allowed 15 driving faults ( minor) on your test.

Serious / Dangerous faults recorded will result in a fail.

Show and Tell Questions

Tell Me Questions – Click to reveal answer

Brakes should not feel spongy or slack. Brakes should be tested as you set off. Vehicle should not pull to one side.

Manufacturer’s guide, use a reliable pressure gauge, check and adjust pressures when tyres are cold, don’t forget spare tyre, remember to refit valve caps.

The head restraint should be adjusted so the rigid part of the head restraint is at least as high as the eye or top of the ears, and as close to the back of the head as is comfortable. Note: Some restraints might not be adjustable.

No cuts and bulges, 1.6mm of tread depth across the central three-quarters of the breadth of the tyre, and around the entire outer circumference of the tyre.

Explain you’d operate the switch (turn on ignition if necessary), then walk round vehicle (as this is a ‘tell me’ question, you don’t need to physically check the lights). Dipped Headlight Switch

Warning light should illuminate if there is a fault with the anti-lock braking system.ABS Warning Light

Explain you’d operate the switch (turn on ignition if necessary), and then walk round vehicle (as this is a ‘tell me’ question, you don’t need to physically check the lights). Checking Indicators

Explain you’d operate the brake pedal, make use of reflections in windows or doors, or ask someone to help.

If the steering becomes heavy, the system may not be working properly. Before starting a journey, 2 simple checks can be made.

Gentle pressure on the steering wheel, maintained while the engine is started, should result in a slight but noticeable movement as the system begins to operate. Alternatively turning the steering wheel just after moving off will give an immediate indication that the power assistance is functioning.

Operate switch (turn on dipped headlights and ignition if necessary). Check warning light is on. Explain use. Switching On Rear Fog Lights

Operate switch (with ignition or engine on if necessary), check with main beam warning light.

Under The Bonnet 

Identify dipstick/oil level indicator, describe check of oil level against the minimum and maximum markers.Check Engine oil 

Identify high and low level markings on header tank where fitted or radiator filler cap, and describe how to top up to correct level.Engine Coolant Check

Show Me Questions – Click To Reveal Image