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The DSA Show me, tell me questions test your knowledge on basic car maintenance and safety. At the start of the practical driving test the show me, tell me questions will begin. The driving test examiner will ask you two questions, one show me question and one tell me question. Answer any of these two questions incorrectly and you will gain one driving test fault.

There are 19 different questions as follows and you will be shown this fully on the Car whist in training for your test.


Show Me Questions


1) Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine oil level and tell me how you would check that the engine has enough oil.


2) Show me/explain how you would check that the power assisted steering is working before starting a journey.


3) Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine coolant level and tell me how you would check the engine has the correct level.


4) Show me how you would check the parking brake for excessive wear; make sure you keep safe control of the vehicle.


5) Show me how you would check that the horn is working (off road only).


6) Open the bonnet, identify where the brake fluid reservoir is and tell me how you would check that you have a safe level of hydraulic brake fluid.


7) Show me how you would check that the direction indicators are working correctly.


8) Show me how you would check that the brake lights are working on this car. (I can assist you, if you need to switch the ignition on, please don't start the engine).


9) Show me how you would clean the windscreen using the windscreen washer and wipers.


10) Show me how you would set the demister controls to clear all the windows effectively, this should include both front and rear screens.


11) Show me how you would switch on the rear fog light(s) and explain when you would use it/them. (No need to exit vehicle).


12) Show me how you switch your headlight from dipped to main beam and explain how you would know the main beam is on whilst inside the car.


Tell Me Questions


13) Open the bonnet, identify where the Windscreen Washer reservoir is and tell me how you check the level?


14) Tell me how you would check that the brakes are working before starting a journey.


15) Tell me how you would check that the headlights and tail lights are working


16) Tell me how you would check that the headlights and tail lights are working.


17) Tell me how you would check the tyres to show that they have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road.


18) Tell me how you make sure your head restraint is correctly adjusted so it provides the best protection in the event of a crash.


19) Tell me how you would know if there was a problem with your anti lock braking system.