Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. In a diesel engine which of the following fuels would most improve vehicle emissions.
A) High sulphur diesels.
B) Red diesel.
C) Low sulphur diesel.
D) Blue diesel.
2. 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.
3. Hazard warnings lights may be used in which two of these situations? select two answers..
A) To thank a driver who has let you pull in after overtaking.
B) As a warning to drivers that you are towing another vehicle.
C) When driving on motorways or dual carriageways to warn drivers behind you of a hazard ahead.
D) When your vehicle has stopped to warn others of an obstruction.
4. On an articulated lorry which has a three-line connection, the red line is the?
A) Emergency line.
B) Service line.
C) Auxiliary line.
D) Electrical line.
5. An engine management system on your vehicle.
A) will cause you to use less fuel if you press the Accelerator when starting.
B) works only at night.
C) will cause you to use more fuel if you press the Accelerator when starting
D) Can save you fuel on short Journeys.
6. 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).
7. How far can a load overhang at the rear before you must use triangular projection markers?
A) 1m
B) 2.9 m
C) 3m
D) 2m
8. As the driver of a vehicle fitted with an ant-lock braking system,you should check it is working before each?
A) Service.
B) Day\\\\\\\'s work./journey
C) mot
D) Week\\\\\\\'s Work
9. You are making a journey with a co-driver. When the other person is driving you may show some of this time as.
A) A daily rest period.
B) A weekly rest period.
C) A break in daily driving.
D) Driving time.
10. 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
11. 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.
12. You are driving a 38 tonne lorry on a single carriageway road You see a National speed limit applies sign. (white circle with a black line through it
You may drive up to?
A) 40mph.
B) 50mph.
C) 60 mph.
D) 70 mph.
13. 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
14. Your lorry is stuck in snow. You use the diff-lock to move off. When should you switch the diff-lock off?
A) Only after selecting top gear.
B) Once the engine has warmed up.
C) As soon as the snow has cleared.
D) As soon as the vehicle is moving.
15. If your brake servo unit is giving you trouble one of the signs is your brake pedal will feel
A) Hard
B) warm
C) wet
D) cold
16. 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.
17. Rolling resistance, sometimes called rolling friction or rolling drag
If using Low Rolling Resistance Tyres You will
A) Save Fuel
B) Use more Fuel
C) freewheel doen hills better
D) Roll down hils much faster when coasting
18. 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
19. A plain orange rectangle indicates that a vehicle is carrying.
A) The vehicle has been checked by customs.
B) Oranges
C) Electric Supplys
D) Dangerous goods.
20. 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.