LGV Test - 38

LGV Test - 38
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Question 1 of 20

Which ancillary equipment will cause the greatest increase in fuel consumption?

Air suspension

Air brakes

Air bags

Air conditioning

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Question 2 of 20

Why is it a good idea to plan your journey to avoid travelling at busy times?

Your vehicle will use more fuel

There'll be fewer roadworks

It will help to ease congestion

You will travel a much shorter distance

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Question 3 of 20

What should you do to prevent fuel spillage?

Stop refuelling when half full

Use a filtered fuel system

Close and secure all filler cap

Place the drip tray correctly

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Question 4 of 20

Your vehicle is fitted with an engine management system. What will happen if you press the accelerator when you're starting the engine?

An excessive amount of fuel will be used

There'll be an excessive build-up of air pressure

Exhaust emissions will be reduced

Oil consumption will be reduced

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Question 5 of 20

What should you do if you've lost the filler cap for your diesel tank?

Get a replacement before driving

Push a rag into the filler pipe

Drive slowly back to your depot

Only fill the tank half-full

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Question 6 of 20

What would staff from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) be looking for at a roadside check?

Red diesel

Vehicle defects

Driver's hours records

Exhaust emissions

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Question 7 of 20

How can you help to protect the environment?

By driving faster to reduce travelling time

By avoiding town centres and using bypasses

By filling your fuel tank with red diesel fuel

By leaving your engine running in traffic jams

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Question 8 of 20

How can you plan your route before starting a long journey?

Check your vehicle's workshop manual

Ask your local garage

Use a route planner on the internet

Consult your travel agents

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Question 9 of 20

Diesel fuel has been spilled on the road. Which road users will this be a particular danger for?

Lorry drivers


Horse riders

Car drivers

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Question 10 of 20

What must you do when you park a lorry weighing more than 7.5 tonnes on a verge for essential loading?

Sign the collection note

Display an orange badge

Obtain the owner's permission

Make sure the lorry is always attended

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Question 11 of 20

You're following a lorry that's leaking fuel. What should you be especially aware of?

The road may be very slippery

The fuel may splash your vehicle

Your brake linings will become slippery

Your spray reducers will not be effective

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Question 12 of 20

What does air suspension help to protect?

The fuel system

Tachograph accuracy

Engine emissions

Underground services

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Question 13 of 20

What can help to reduce fuel consumption?

Changing filters regularly

Keeping tyres under-inflated

Always using gears in sequence

Keeping the rev counter in the amber band

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Question 14 of 20

Your lorry has been fitted with wind deflectors. How will they affect your vehicle?

They'll increase the fuel consumption

They'll reduce the stability

They'll require increased tyre pressures

They'll reduce the wind resistance

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Question 15 of 20

What would be the most likely effect of driving with the rev counter in the red band?

You would have optimum fuel economy

You would improve engine efficiency

You would damage the engine

You would create a false tachograph reading

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Question 16 of 20

Before starting a journey, it's wise to plan ahead. What would you do to help plan your route?

Look at a map

Contact your local garage

Look in your vehicle service record

Check your vehicle registration document

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Question 17 of 20

What would be affected by a vehicle with faulty suspension?

Overhead gantries

Road surfaces

Tyre pressures

Engine performance

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Question 18 of 20

Which of these signs means you can't drive your lorry past this point?





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Question 19 of 20

You're driving a lorry 30 feet long and towing a trailer 15 feet long. What should you do when you see this sign?

Find an alternative route to your destination

Stop and wait for a police escort

Continue past the sign but reduce your speed

Carry on; the sign applies to the towing vehicle only

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Question 20 of 20

What does this arm signal mean?

The driver intends to turn left

The driver intends to slow down

The driver wants you to keep back

The driver wants you to go past