Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. 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.
2. 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
3. The near side of a vehicle is
A) The side close to the kerb
B) The side close to the centre line
C) The Passenger side of the vehicle
D) The driver side of the vehicle
4. 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
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. When driving a vehicle requiring the use of a tachograph. You must carry charts for the current week and the last.
A) Day of the previous week on which you drove.
B) Seven days on which you drove.
C) 14 days on which you drove.
D) 28 days on which you drove.
8. You are driving a 14 tonnes lorry on a motorway , what is max speed permitted ?
A) Maximum speed 40mph.
B) Maximium speed 50mph.
C) Maximum speed 60mph.
D) Maximium speed 70mph.
9. You are stationary. The air brake pressure warning light comes on. Why should you not release the parking brake?
A) Because the vehicle wil suddenly roll backwards.
B) Because it will cause the air pressure to rise.
C) Because the service brake may not stop you.
D) Because the warning light will go out.
10. 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.
11. You can use hazard warning lights while moving if?
A) Your towing another vehicle.
B) Traffic in front on a motorway is being slowed down fast.
C) Being towed by another vehicle.
D) An overtaking lorry has cleared the front of your vehicle.
12. JP's method of working out a car and Trailers speed limits on the three main roads are.
Motorway Dual Carriageway Single Carriageway -
A) 10 10 10
B) 20 20 20
C) 15 15 15
D) 15 15 15
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. If you drive a fully loaded petrol tanker with a max of 10 tonnes you must.
A) Have a warning triangle on your window.
B) You must have a flame suit in your cab.
C) You can only smoke when inside the cab
D) you must have a valid DVLA approved Course Certificate.
16. The tachograph will start recording as soon as?
A) The chart is inserted.
B) The vehicle starts.
C) When you press start.
D) When the handbrake is taken off.
17. 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
18. 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).
19. 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.
20. 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.