Category D (PCV)

1. You may remove your seat belt when carrying out a manoeuvre that involves?
A) Reversing
B) A hill start
C) An emergency stop
D) Driving slowly
2. You are following a lorry and notice it has a leaking fuel tank what should you be especially aware of?
A) The road may be very slippery
B) The fuel may splash your vehicle
C) Your brake linings will become slippery
D) Your spray reducers will not be effective
3. When should you use hazard warning lights.
A) To warn other drivers that you are towing.
B) when parked illegally on a busy road.
C) Approaching queuing traffic on a motorway.
D) To thank a driver for giving way to you.
4. 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.
5. Under EC rules you may drive for up to nine hours daily on two days of the week this may be increased to a maximum of
A) 9.5 hours
B) 11 hrs
C) 10 hrs
D) 11.5 hrs
6. 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
7. When driving your vehicle in Europe which of these documents MUST you carry?
A) The vehicle service record
B) Your medical examination form
C) Your national driving licence
D) The vehicle workshop manual
8. Vechicle are fitted with air suspension to
A) reduce wear to roads
B) reduce tyre wear
C) improve fuel consumption
D) help the driver stay awake
9. 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
10. 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.
11. Your bus has a speed limiter fitted what other related item must it have?
A) An audible warning device for the driver
B) A warning sign on the back of the bus
C) A plate in the cab showing the limited speed
D) A manual over ride switch for emergencies
12. You are parking your vehicle it is fitted with a turbo engine you should.
A) Rev the engine up then switch it off.
B) Allow the engine to idle then switch it off.
C) Switch the engine of immediately.
D) Switch the engine off and on reapeatedly.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. What category of licence is required to drive an articulated bus?
A) D
B) D1
C) D+E
D) D1+ E
16. Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least.
A) 8hrs.
B) 11hrs.
C) 13hrs.
D) 14hrs.
17. 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
18. 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.
19. You are driving on a motorway in high winds and you are overtaking a motorcyclist. You should be especailly aware of the effects caused by
A) Exhaust smoke
B) Engine noise
C) Buffeting
D) Tyre noise
20. 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