LGV Test - 32

LGV Test - 32
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LGV Test - 32

Question 1 of 20

Which of these vehicles will be most at risk of 'roll-over' when laden?





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Question 2 of 20

Your lorry has a crane fitted. You're loading very heavy items. What should you do when you feel that the ropes or straps may break?

Reposition the load

Use chains and tensioners

Tie two straps together

Continue loading carefully

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Question 3 of 20

How should you load a vehicle?

Spread the load evenly

Load it towards the rear

Load it towards the front

Arrange the load to make it easy for unloading

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Question 4 of 20

Which type of load should be secured using chains?

Timber planks

Hay bales

Steel plates

Canvas sacks

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Question 5 of 20

Which symbol on the back of a lorry means it's carrying a corrosive substance?





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Question 6 of 20

Why is it important to distribute the weight evenly over the axles when loading a lorry?

To ensure easy unloading

To make it easier to sheet up

To ensure maximum ground clearance

To ensure maximum stability

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Question 7 of 20

You're covering a load using more than one sheet. Why should you start with the rearmost sheet, then work forwards?

To stop you tripping over when walking on the load

To stop wind and rain getting under the sheets

To make it much easier to fold up the sheets

To make it easier to carry longer loads

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Question 8 of 20

You're using three sheets to cover your load. Which is the correct overlap?





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Question 9 of 20

Which of these best describes the vehicle's payload?

The maximum load the vehicle can carry

The maximum load over each axle

The maximum load plus the weight of the vehicle

The maximum load each tyre can take

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Question 10 of 20

What should you do when you're working on a vehicle platform?

Make sure you can jump down

Walk forward near the edges

Work in stockinged feet

Walk backwards near the edges

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Question 11 of 20

The lorry you’re driving is heavily laden. How will the load affect the vehicle if you approach a left-hand bend too fast?

The load will push your lorry to the left

The load will pull your lorry to the right

The load will push your lorry straight on

The load will hold your lorry back

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Question 12 of 20

What's being carried on a lorry displaying this symbol?

Corrosive materials

Compressed gases

Oxidising agents

Radioactive materials

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Question 13 of 20

You're securing a load using ropes. What's the minimum diameter of rope that should be used?

5 mm

10 mm

15 mm

20 mm

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Question 14 of 20

You're uncoupling a lorry and trailer. What should you do after disconnecting the electrical line?

Stow it away safely

Drive forward slowly

Lower the landing gear

Apply the trailer brake

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Question 15 of 20

What should you do when transporting a small quantity of livestock that doesn't fill the vehicle?

Allow no direct access to the animals

Check them for disease before you load

Give the animals plenty of space

Create compartments using moveable panels

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Question 16 of 20

What shape are the labels that indicate a vehicle is carrying hazardous cargo?





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Question 17 of 20

What's the main cause of a lorry shedding its load?

Driving on motorways

Driving too fast

Driving over a level crossing

Driving in wet weather

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Question 18 of 20

You're driving a loaded lorry with curtain sides. What should you do when you see the curtain bulging on one side?

Check the load by carefully entering by the rear door or opposite curtain

Check the load by carefully opening the curtain in the affected area

Continue driving as this is normal for these types of vehicles

Continue driving at a much reduced speed

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Question 19 of 20

You're driving an open tipper lorry carrying loose dry sand. Why should you sheet this load?

To stop handling being affected

To stop the load from shifting

To stop the load from blowing away

To stop the tipper mechanism from accidentally operating

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Question 20 of 20

Who must you inform if the load on your trailer hits a railway bridge?

The local authority


Highways England

The railway authority