Category D (PCV)


1. You are driving a high-sided vehicle in very windy conditions. Which of the following should you avoid if possible?
A) Suspension Bridges
B) Steep Hills
C) Country Lanes
D) Road Tunnels
2. Air pressure should be bulit up with the?
A) Engine switched off
B) Service brake on
C) Engine ticking over
D) Engine reving up
3. You intend to drive in Europe. What must you carry?
A) A Valid certfifcate of road worthiness.
B) Your vehicle workshop manual.
C) Your national driving licence.
D) A valid breakdown cover certificate.
4. 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
5. 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.
6. You are taking a weekly rest period away from your normal base. Under EC rules this rest period must last a minimum number of consecutive hours.This must be.
A) 18 hours.
B) 36 hours.
C) 24 hrs.
D) 45 hrs.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Under EC rules a driver must take a break after a continuous driving period of.
A) 3 hrs.
B) 4.5hrs.
C) 4 hours.
D) 5.5hrs.
10. 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.
11. You have been convicted of a drink-drive offence while driving your car and have been banned from driving this ban will affect
A) Only your car entitlement
B) All your driving entitlements
C) Only your lorry entitlement
D) Only your bus entitlement
12. 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
13. What category of licence is required to drive an articulated bus?
A) D
B) D1
C) D+E
D) D1+ E
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. The tachograph on your vehicle becomes fault, it can be repaired on return to base if this is within
A) One day
B) One week
C) Three days
D) Two days.
17. 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
18. The national speed limit for buses and coaches on a dual carriageway is?
A) 55mph
B) 65mph
C) 60mph
D) 70mph
19. 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
20. You are driving on a motorway and suddenly become tired what should you do?
A) Stop on the hard shoulder and rest
B) Stop on the next slip road and rest
C) Leave by the next exit and find a place to stop
D) Stop on the verge of the motorway and rest.