Category D (PCV)


1. You are driving a long vehicle and you want to turn right there is a painted mini-roundabout.What should you do?
A) Make sure none of your wheels touch the roundabout.
B) Go ahead ,and turn right at the next junction.
C) Avoid going over the roundabout if possible
D) Carefully mount the left-hand kerb to make more room.
2. When driving your half-cab bus you hear the three-bell signal from the conductor this means
A) Stop when safe.
B) The Bus is FULL
C) Bus empty.
D) Move of wen safe.
3. Your double deck bus breaks down on a busy road. You should ask your passengers to move to the?
A) Rear of the bus.
B) Lower deck.
C) Top deck.
D) Front of the bus.
4. Your vehicle is more than 3 meters high where is this information usually displayed?
A) On the tax disc.
B) In the drivers cab.
C) On the weight plate.
D) In the engine bay.
5. You are driving a long vehicle and you want to turn right. There is a painted mini-roundabout.What should you do?
A) Make sure none of your wheels touch the roundabout.
B) Go ahead,and turn right at the next junction.
C) Avoid going over the roundabout if possible
D) Carefully mount the left-hand kerb to make more room.
6. You start your journey on a foggy night you are delayed because of the fog and exceed your permitted hours this means.
A) You will not be committing an offence as the delay was due to the weather .
B) Your excess hours can be transfered to another day.
C) You could be committing an offence as the delay could be foreseen.
D) Your excess hours will not apply because of the weather.
7. You are about to drive a new vehicle it has an air brake system which may have moisture in the reservoir what should you do?
A) Rely on the automatic drain valve to clear the system.
B) Nothing it is the Vehicles owners responsibility.
C) Find out wether you need to drain the system manually.
D) Leave the engine running for a while before driving.
8. While driving at night you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light. This means you are approaching?
A) Men at work
B) An accident blackspot
C) An organised walk
D) Slow moving vehicles
9. When driving in Europe you must carry
A) A valid certificate of roadworthiness
B) The vehicle registration document
C) The vehicle workshop manual
D) A valid breakdown cover certificate
10. The purpose of a kneeling bus is to?
A) Improve passenger comfort on bumpy roads.
B) Allow the step height to be raised and lowered
C) Help with access under low bridges.
D) Give more clearance over speed ramps.
11. A bus driver who is not using a tachograph on a regular service of over 50km must carry which two of these? Select two answers...
A) A drivers hours record book
B) A copy of the service timetable
C) A detailed route map
D) An extract from the duty roster
12. Maximum authorised mass refers to the weight of
A) Your vehicle with passengers but no luggage.
B) Your vehicle with luggage but no passengers.
C) Your vehicle without passengers or luggage.
D) your vehicle with both luggage and passengers
13. A large vehicle is most stable when driven in a straight line under.
A) Harsh acceleration
B) Gentle acceleration
C) Gentle braking
D) Harsh braking
14. Your vehicle is fitted with a warning device which sounds when reversing when should you not use it in a built-up area.
A) Between 10.30pm and 6.30am
B) Between 11.30pm and 7am
C) Between 11pm and 6.30am
D) Between 12.30am and 8am
15. The tachograph will start recording as soon as the?
A) Engine is started.
B) Vehicle starts moving.
C) Ignition is switched on.
D) Chart is inserted.
16. Why should you carry spare tachograph charts?
A) As a defence against a speeding prosecution.
B) For recording extra loading duties and overtime.
C) To record when you have been in a traffic delay
D) to replace the original chart if it gets dirty
17. Speed limiters are fitted to most modern buses and coaches they normally work by
A) Applying the service brake.
B) Reducing fuel supplied to the engine.
C) Applying the secondary brake.
D) Changing to a lower or higher gear.
18. The location of which of the following must be clearly labelled on a bus? Select 2 answers...
A) Fuel cut-off switch
B) First aid /fire extinguisher
C) air vents/ash trays
D) Vehicle length
19. You have been convicted of a drink driving offence while driving your car and banned from driving. This ban will affect.
A) All your driving entitlements.
B) Only your lorry entitlement
C) Only your car entitlement
D) Only your bus entitlement.
20. When a speed limiter is fitted to a bus where must the setting be displayed clearly?
A) In the driver's cab.
B) On the rear of the vehicle
C) On the Nearside of the vehicle
D) On the driver\'s side at the front of the vehicle