Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. A tractor unit has three air lines.You are connecting to a trailer with two air lines.What
colour is the line you should NOT connect to the trailer?
A) Red .
B) Yellow.
C) Black.
D) Blue.
2. What colours do you need to remember when thinking about over hang of 2 meters or more
A) Red /yellow
B) Red/White
C) yellow /Red
D) Green /Blue
3. How wide can a load be before you must have side markers?
A) 2.8 meters (7 feet 4 inches).
B) 2.9 meters (9 feet 5 inches).
C) 3.2 meters (6 feet 3 inches).
D) 3.6 meters (9 feet 3 inches).
4. A fifth wheel coupling relies on which of the following connection devices?
A) A queen pin.
B) A cousin pin.
C) A king pin.
D) Crank handle.
5. At the end of your working week you have driven a total of 56hours. What is the max number of hours that you can drive in the following week under EC rules?
A) 24.
B) 34.
C) 44.
D) 54.
6. You are driving a lorry with a maximum authorised mass of more than 7.5 tonnes.What is the national speed limit on a dual carriageway?
A) 40 mph
B) 50 mph
C) 60 mph
D) 70 mph
7. A vehicle that has to be carefull to avoid roll over May have ?
A) Bricks on Board
B) Beer On Board
C) Hay On Board
D) Horse Burgers on board.
8. You may park a lorry over 7.5tonnes on a verge for essential loading if?
A) You have a side lift.
B) If you have rear markings.
C) If you have a permit.
D) If you have an attendant with you.
9. Excessive Smoke From The Exhaust may cause you
A) To be reported to the authority that deals with the environment.
B) To be prosecuted
C) To avoid speed cameras
D) May create brake fade situations.
10. What is the best type of axle to avoid roll over.
A) single with double set of wheels
B) double with single set of wheels
C) tri axcle with single wheels
D) single with tri wheels
11. After recoupling your trailer you should adjust your mirrors to enable you to see.
A) The full view of your load.
B) Both pairs of rear wheels.
C) Down each side of the trailer.
D) The road on the other side.
12. Cat C Vehicle Driver can tow
A) Anything.above 7500 kg
B) 3 Quarter tonne trailer
C) A large trailer
D) A trailler that weight is 750 kg
13. Under EC rules what is the maximum daily driving time allowed?
A) 9 hours extended to ten hours on two days of the week.
B) 8 hours on three days a week.
C) 6 hours extended to 9 hours two days a week.
D) 10 hours extended to 9 hours.
14. Your tachograph chart becomes dirty or damaged. What should you do?
A) Continue with the same chart and enter the details in writing.
B) Use a spare chart and destroy the damaged chart.
C) Use a spare chart and attach it to the damaged one.
D) Continue to use the chart.
15. Your tractor unit has three air lines. you are connecting to a trailer with two airlines .What colour is the line you should not connect to the trailer?
A) Red
B) Black
C) Yellow
D) Blue
16. What is the national speed limit for a lorry over 7.5 tonnes on a motorway?
A) 50mph.
B) 55mph.
C) 70mph.
D) 60mph.
17. On the front of the tacho graph chart you place the.
A) Name of the vehicle.
B) Place you start the journey from
C) Name of the place you end the journey
D) The drivers blood group
18. Special types of vehicles must carry a statutory attendant if the width is more than.
A) vehicle or its load exceeds 3.5m in width
B) vehicle or its load exceeds 3.3m in width
C) vehicle or its load exceeds 3.1m in width
D) vehicle or its load exceeds 3.2m in width
19. How could you improve the fuel consumption of your lorry? Select two answers...
A) Brake late as often as you can.
B) Make regular checks on tyre pressures.
C) Avoid sheeting any bulky loads.
D) Fit a cab mounted wind deflector.
20. After Recoupling The Trailer you should adjust your mirrors to see.
A) Out the back window
B) Out the side windows
C) At the front tyre.
D) Down both sides of the trailer.