Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. 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.
2. 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
3. How wide can a load be before you must have side markers?
A) 3.9m
B) 2.9m
C) 3.4m
D) 2.8m
4. How far can a load overhang at the rear before you must use triangular projection markers?
A) 1metre .
B) 1.5 metres.
C) 2 meters.
D) 2.9 meters.
5. The emergency line is common to both two and three-line brake systems.What is its colour?
A) Red
B) Blue
C) Black
D) Yellow
6. The legs on a demountable body allow you to?
A) Load and unload the body without stopping.
B) Demount the body without a crane.
C) Stack one body on top of another.
D) Alter the overall height of the vehicle.
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. 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.
9. If using a tachograph which of the following apply? select two answers..
A) You must carry enough approved charts.
B) Damaged charts can be used if they are clean.
C) Dirty charts can be used if they are undamaged.
D) All charts must be cleaned and undamaged.
10. 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.
11. 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
12. You are driving in heavy fog on a motorway and you look down to your left and see green studs !!! What colour should you be looking at if your going straight on?
A) Red
B) Yellow
C) Amber
D) JP advice You should have went to spec savers
13. 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.
14. 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
15. 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.
16. 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).
17. If an Enforcement officer keeps your chart he must.
A) Give you a new one.
B) Sign the back of the new one.
C) Slip you a dodgy 10
D) Phone your boss.
18. Jack-Knifing of an articulated lorry is more likely to occur when the trailer is?
A) Loaded at the front.
B) Loaded at the rear.
C) Unloaded.
D) Fully loaded.
19. 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.
20. You are driving a tractor unit fitted with two air lines. You want to couple up to a trailer with three air-lines.How should this be done.
A) The trailer auxiliary line should be left unconnected.
B) Only the auxiliary line should be connected.
C) Only the service line should be connected.
D) The trailer service line should be left unconnected.