Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. When you drive a lorry in high winds after a cafe stop the vehicle can be subjected to.
A) Flatulence
B) Buffeting
C) Skidding
D) Buffet
2. 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
3. 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.
4. Fifth wheels need to be inspected.
A) Daily
B) Weekly.
C) Monthly.
D) Every fifth day of the month.
5. 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.
6. Triangular projection markers are required when your load is wider than 2.9 meters what color are these?
A) Black/yellow.
B) Red/yellow.
C) Black/white
D) Red/white.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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
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. 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).
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. You are driving a 38 tonnes lorry and trailer on a dual carriageway with a national speed limit applies sign : (white circle with black line through it.) What is your max speed is?
A) 40mph.
B) 50mph.
C) 60mph.
D) 70mph.