Show Me/Tell me
These are two questions that the driving examiner will ask you at the start of the practical test. There are 19 questions at present; you will be asked two out of the19. You cannot fail for not answering both question but will be given 1 minor driving fault.
Show Me – Outside Care.g.
Q1.Show me how you open the bonnet. How you would check the engine coolant level?
ANS.Identify the coolant reservoir and check the max/min levels.
Q2.Show me how you open the bonnet. How would you check the brake fluid level?
ANS.Identify the brake fluid reservoir check the min/max levels.
Q3.Show me/explain how you would check that your power steering is working before start of a journey.
ANS. There are two simple checks; gently pressure on the steering wheel as you start the engine, you should feel a noticeable movement on the steering wheel, or turn the steering once engine is on it should turn easy.
Q4.Show me how you would check that the brake lights are working.
ANS. Turn on the ignition, push the brake pedal look for reflections or get someone to help.(Don’t start the engine),
Q5. Show me how you open the bonnet, how would you check the engine oil level and know if the level is correct.
ANS.Identify the dipstick pull it out, wipe it, put it back in, pull out and check the level by the min/max marks.
Show Me – Inside the car
Q6. Show me how you would check to see if the horn is working.
ANS.Press the horn and listen, you may need the ignition on, (Don’t start the engine)
Q7.Show me how you would switch on the REAR FOG lights; explain when you need to use them.
ANS. Switch on the ignition turn on the dipped head lights then the REAR FOG light switch, check for the warning light. Use when vision is less than 100 meters.
Q8.Show me how you open the bonnet, how would you check your screen washer level?
ANS. Identify the screen washer reservoir and check the min/max levels or open the cap look inside.