Category C (Rigid Lorry)


1. Load is 4.5 meters wide what is your speed on the Dualcarriage way
A) 35
B) 40
C) 60
D) 25 mph
2. 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
3. Cat C Vehicle Driver can tow
A) Anything.above 7500 kg
B) 3 Quarter tonne trailer
C) A large trailer
D) A trailler that weight is 750 kg
4. 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.
5. You are driving a 14 tonnes lorry on a single carriageway road with a national speed limit applies sign what is the max speed limit?
A) Max 30mph.
B) Max 40mph.
C) Max 50mph.
D) Max 60 mph.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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
10. If you drive a fully loaded petrol tanker with a max of 10 tonnes you must.
A) Have a warning triangle on your window.
B) You must have a flame suit in your cab.
C) You can only smoke when inside the cab
D) you must have a valid DVLA approved Course Certificate.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. Vehicle bounce is greater on ?
A) Long Wheel Base vehicles.
B) Short Wheel Base Vehicles
C) Middle Wheel Base Vehicles.
D) Long Wheel lgv
14. 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
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. What is the correct name for the situation when an unladed lorry is most likely to loose control not a laden one !!!
A) Jason knife
B) Steady Eddie Knife
C) Darren Knife
D) Jack Knife
19. 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).
20. What vehcle may give trouble due to overhang.
A) Diesel Truck.
B) Bin lorry
C) Super Tanker
D) Car Transporter.