Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. You are driving a lorry with a high load. Telephone companies on the route must be told if the height is more than?
A) 4 meters.
B) 4.30 meters
C) 5 meters
D) 5.25 meters
5. How often shold your anti lock brakes be checked.
A) After each journey.
B) after one week.
C) before a journey.
D) prior to going up a hill.
6. On a three-line braking system to the trailer of a lorry what colour is the auxiliary line?
A) Red.
B) Blue.
C) Yellow.
D) Green.
7. 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.
8. Fifth wheels need to be inspected.
A) Daily
B) Weekly.
C) Monthly.
D) Every fifth day of the month.
9. 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.
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. 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
12. What vehcle may give trouble due to overhang.
A) Diesel Truck.
B) Bin lorry
C) Super Tanker
D) Car Transporter.
13. Using your Air con unit will allow you to reduce your fuel costs by cooling the air that surrounds you in your vehicle. Select 2 answers
A) not true
B) true
C) Using your Air con uses more fuel.
D) Only when raining
14. If you overload an axle. Select 2 answers
A) You will use more fuel on uphills only.
B) you will be prosecuted.
C) you will damage the environment.
D) You will not get nto trouble it happens sometime.
15. Under EC rules a tachograph must be - recalibrated every.
A) 4 years
B) 6 years
C) 8 years
D) 10 years
16. How wide can a load be before you must have side markers?
A) 3.9m
B) 2.9m
C) 3.4m
D) 2.8m
17. What is the minimium height of an unmarked bridge?
A) 4.0meters (16.7mm).
B) 5.0meters (16.6inches).
C) 16.6meters (5.0 inches).
D) 3.6 meters (16inches).
18. 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.
19. 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
20. Your tachograph chart becomes dirty or damaged. What should you do?
A) Continue with the same chart and enter the details in writing.
B) Use a spare chart and destroy the damaged chart.
C) Use a spare chart and attach it to the damaged one.
D) Continue to use the chart.