The test evaluates the driving skills and knowledge of the applicant, covering four main areas: traffic rules and regulations, road signs, vehicle handling and maneuvering, and general road safety. The Department of Motor Vehicles administers the test and is available in English and Inuktitut. It is important to note that passing the Nunavut Driving Test is not easy, as it requires a solid understanding of road regulations and a high level of driving proficiency.


Traffic Rules Test 05

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If a tire blows out:

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When on streets designed for two-way traffic, what does the law require you to do if you hear the siren of an emergency vehicle?

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When parking facing downhill:

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Before moving from a parked position:

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If a traffic signal changes while a pedestrian is still on the street, which has the right-of-way?

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On approaching an intersection where a traffic signal light is red, and a policeman motions you to go through, you should:

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In what position on the roadway must you be before marking a left turn from a one-way traffic street?

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The best way to stop quickly on a wet or icy roadway is to:

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Most skids are the result of driver error. Skids may occur when you: (Choose 3)

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When the traffic signal light facing you is red, and you intend to go straight through the intersection, what must you do first?

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Upon approaching a stop sign, what does the law require you to do before entering an intersection?

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Under all conditions, you should drive at a speed that will allow you to:

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Never change lanes without:

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On a roadway where traffic is moving in both directions, in what position must you be before making a left turn?

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During poor weather conditions such as rain, snow, smoke and fog, use your headlights on

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The driver of a motor vehicle is not permitted to carry, in a house or boat trailer...?

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A flashing yellow beacon above an intersection:

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A red signal light with a green arrow is shown at an intersection indicates:

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In what traffic lane should you drive when you intend to make a right-hand turn?

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When may you lend your driver's license?

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Which of the following has the right-of-way over all others at an intersection when the light is green?

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The most important part of driving a curve or corner is to:

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When a right turn against a red signal light is permitted, what does the law require you to do before entering the intersection and turning?

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A solid line at the left of your lane means:

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A flashing green light at the intersection where turns to the left and right are permitted indicates? (Choose 3)

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What you cannot see in your vehicle's rear and side view mirrors is said to be in your

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When entering a freeway, you should

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Pedestrians have the right-of-way at both marked and unmarked crosswalks.

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If your vehicle becomes disabled on the highway, you should:

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A flashing red beacon above an intersection means:

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The Nunavut Driving Test is a rigorous and comprehensive test that assesses a person’s ability to drive safely on the icy and snowy roads of Nunavut. It is mandatory for all new drivers and must be passed before they can obtain their driver’s licence. The test involves both a written and practical component, with the former encompassing questions related to road safety, traffic rules and signs, and the latter involving a practical demonstration of driving skills on the slippery and uneven roads of Nunavut. It is important to note that the Nunavut Driving Test is more challenging than tests in other parts of Canada due to the unique weather and terrain conditions in Nunavut. Passing the test is a crucial step in ensuring the safety of drivers and other road users in the region.