All Blue Badge students will be required to take Background Knowledge examinations. Below are links to past papers, which have been sat by previous candidates, unaltered in any way and readily available for download.
Past Background Knowledge Papers on this page are based on the Old Background Knowledge Syllabus. They are free of charge and the links provide a direct download in pdf format.
Answers will not be provided. All answers to the questions in the papers are readily sourceable from the internet and many accessible books.
Please click on the title of each paper to download your desired paper.
|Past Paper Title||Date||Past Paper Title||Date|
|BK P1 January 2005||31/01/05||BK P1 April 2013||16/04/13|
|BK P1 January 2006||23/01/06||BK P1 April 2014||24/04/14|
|BK P1 October 2006||03/10/06||BK P1 October 2014||07/10/14|
|BK P1 April 2007||17/04/07||BK P1 April 2015||16/04/15|
|BK P1 September 2007||25/09/07||BK P1 April 2016||14/04/16|
|BK P1 April 2008||15/04/08||BK P1 April 2017||12/04/17|
|BK P1 September 2008||30/09/08||NI P1 April 2017||12/04/17|
|BK P1 April 2009||16/04/09||NI P1 December 2017||15/12/17|
|BK P1 September 2009||29/09/09||BK P1 April 2018||09/04/18|
|BK P1 March 2010||25/03/10||BK P1 October 2018||30/10/18|
|BK P1 October 2010||05/10/10|
|BK P1 April 2011||05/04/11|
|BK P1 October 2011||04/10/11|
Please note: The papers follow the syllabus of their respective years.
New Background Knowledge Sample Paper 2019 - click here.
New Background Knowledge Syllabus 2018 - click here .