Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. 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.
2. 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
3. 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
4. What vehcle may give trouble due to overhang.
A) Diesel Truck.
B) Bin lorry
C) Super Tanker
D) Car Transporter.
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. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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
9. 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.
10. 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
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. A plain orange rectangle indicates that a vehicle is carrying.
A) The vehicle has been checked by customs.
B) Oranges
C) Electric Supplys
D) Dangerous goods.
14. 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.
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. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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
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.