LGV Test - 28

LGV Test - 28
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Question 1 of 20

When should your lorry coupling system (fifth wheel) be checked and lubricated?

Only prior to an MOT

Every 6 months



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Question 2 of 20

Why should you carry out a daily walk-round check before setting off?

To check your route

To check for any parking violations

To check your schedule

To check for any defects

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Question 3 of 20

What will happen if you follow a regular vehicle maintenance schedule?

It will reduce breakdowns

It will increase fuel bills

It will allow heavier loads to be carried

It will reduce insurance premiums

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Question 4 of 20

When should anti-freeze be used in the cooling system?

In winter only

All year round

In summer only

When starting from cold

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Question 5 of 20

A tyre has been replaced on your vehicle. What precautions should be taken when tightening the wheel nuts?

Tighten the nuts in a clockwise direction

Fully tighten each nut before moving to the next

Tighten the nuts evenly with a torque wrench

Tighten the nuts with an air-operated power tool

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Question 6 of 20

Why do air tanks on brake systems need to be drained?

To remove excess coolant

To remove rain water that's seeped into the system

To remove any oil leaks that collect here

To remove moisture drawn in from the atmosphere

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Question 7 of 20

Where can you get advice about carrying out repairs to your vehicle?

Workshop manuals

DVLA guidance notes

EU and UK Directives

The Health and Safety Executive

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Question 8 of 20

You notice that one of your tyres has a bulge in the side wall. What will happen if you drive the vehicle?

Your tachograph reading will not be accurate

Your speedometer will give an incorrect reading

The vehicle will become unstable on corners

At speed, the tyre could overheat and burst

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Question 9 of 20

When should you use hazard warning lights?

To warn other drivers that you are towing

When approaching queuing traffic on a motorway

When parked illegally on a busy road

To thank a driver for giving way to you

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Question 10 of 20

What should you be careful of when stopping on the left in a busy place?

There is good access to unload

You have disconnected all air lines

Your nearside mirror does not strike the head of a pedestrian

You change your tachograph mode

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Question 11 of 20

You need to stop and get out of your vehicle. When should you use the parking brake?

After the service brake has been released

Only if you park on a gradient

Whenever you leave the vehicle

After the air pressure has dropped

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Question 12 of 20

What should you be aware of before opening your cab door?

Vehicles passing near the door

The height of your cab from the ground

Loose grab rails near the door

People crossing the road behind you

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Question 13 of 20

You're working on the platform of a flat-bed lorry. What's the safest way to get down to the ground?

Use a suitable set of steps

Jump down wearing non-slip shoes

Use ropes to lower yourself down

Climb down facing away from the vehicle

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Question 14 of 20

You've parked on the roadside. What must you do before leaving the vehicle?

Reset the retarder

Stop the engine

Switch off the tachograph

Remove your personal items

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Question 15 of 20

You've just parked a lorry on the side of the road. What should you do just before dismounting from the cab?

Make sure the radio is turned down

Check the rear-view mirrors

Make sure the hazard warning lights are on

Check that all windows are closed

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Question 16 of 20

Where should you park a semi-trailer if you plan to leave it unattended?

On a residential street

On a steep hill

In a lorry park

In a lay-by

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Question 17 of 20

Which of the following is important when you're getting out of a lorry cab?

Checking your load is secure

Using the mirrors

Turning off the radio

Disconnecting the air lines

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Question 18 of 20

When may hazard warning lights be used while driving?

To thank a driver who has let you move back to the left after overtaking

As a warning to drivers that you are towing another vehicle

To show you want to go ahead when your position suggests otherwise

When on motorways or dual carriageways, to warn drivers behind of a hazard ahead

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Question 19 of 20

How should you stand when you're lifting a heavy object?

Leaning sideways

In a stable position

With one leg straight

Keeping your feet together

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Question 20 of 20

Where are you allowed to park a long, rigid vehicle?

At a pedestrian crossing

At a bus stop

At a school entrance

At a service area