Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. 11 9 3 is a good way to remember?
A) How many pints you can have 11 reduced to 9 on 3 days a week.
B) 11 hours driving reduced to 9 hours on 3 days a week
C) 11 hours rest can be reduced to 9 hours on 3 days in one week.
D) 11 hours rest followed by 3 hours rest on 9 days in two weeks.
2. Using poor quality diesel fuel may lead to?
A) Better fuel economy.
B) Lower exhaust emissions.
C) longer service intervals.
D) Early blockage of a fuel injector.
3. What causes \'brake fade\'?
A) Continuous use of the brakes.
B) Repeated pumping of the brakes.
C) Loss of air pressure in the system.
D) Badly worn brake pads.
4. 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.
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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.
8. A vehicles reverse warning bleeper must NOT be used?
A) Between 11.00pm and 7.00am in 30mph limits.
B) Between 11.30pm and 7.00am in 30mph limits.
C) Between 11.30pm and 7.30am in 30mph limits.
D) Between 11.00pm and 7.30am in 30mph limits.
9. 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
10. Fifth wheels need to be inspected.
A) Daily
B) Weekly.
C) Monthly.
D) Every fifth day of the month.
11. 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.
12. During your break your vehicle will be moved by another person. What should you do with the tachograph chart?
A) Leave the chart in the vehicle and record the changes on the back.
B) Put in a new chart on your return to the vehicle.
C) Switch to rest mode to record the break.
D) Remove the chart and make a manual record of the break period.
13. When moving off in mud and you think you may loose traction.(TYRES MIGHT LOOSE GRIP ) you should....
A) Use low range.
B) Use High range.
C) Use both
D) Never use low range unless driving in snow.
14. Vehicle bounce is greater on ?
A) Long Wheel Base vehicles.
B) Short Wheel Base Vehicles
C) Middle Wheel Base Vehicles.
D) Long Wheel lgv
15. 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.
16. Tyres on Buses and some trucks have codes on them.This Means
A) Make of Tyre.
B) Lorry make and Model
C) Speed Capability.
D) Time of being Blown Up.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. Air tanks on brake systems require draining because?
A) Excess coolant may collect in them.
B) Rain water can often seep in.
C) Any engine leakages are directed here.
D) Of moisture drawn in from the atmosphere.