PCV Test - 13

PCV Test - 13
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PCV Test - 13

Question 1 of 20

How is using a hands-free phone likely to affect your driving?

It will improve your safety

It will increase your concentration

It will reduce your view

It will divert your attention

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Question 2 of 20

You're driving on a dual carriageway. When would you use the nearside mirror?

To check that the driver’s door is closed properly

After overtaking, to see whether it's safe to return to the left

To see whether any passengers want the next bus stop

To look for following traffic moving out to overtake

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Question 3 of 20

A mobile telephone is fitted to your vehicle. When should it be used?

When you've stopped in a safe place

Whentravelling slowly

When on a motorway

When in light traffic

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Question 4 of 20

Which of these is an unsafe place to park your vehicle or trailer?

At an overnight service area

Near the brow of a hill

In the yard at a factory

In a lay-by in a built-up area

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Question 5 of 20

What should you try to do when your vehicle has a front-tyre blow-out?

Hold the steering wheel firmly and slow down gradually

Steer to the right-hand side and brake firmly

Don't use your brakes under any circumstances

Brake hard and steer towards the affected side

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Question 6 of 20

A group of schoolchildren are standing close to the left-hand kerb. What should you do as you drive past?

Check your offside mirror

Check your nearside mirror

Switch on your headlights

Switch on your hazard warning lights

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Question 7 of 20

You want to turn left at a junction. What affects the position you take up as you approach the junction?

The length of your vehicle

The axle weight of your vehicle

The camber of the road

The type of road surface

The angle of the corner

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Question 8 of 20

It's been eight hours since you last had an alcoholic drink. What effect could the alcohol have on your driving?

You may still be over the legal drink-drive limit

You'll have no alcohol in your system

Your driving won't be impaired

You can't be breathalysed

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Question 9 of 20

What does a kneeling bus improve?

Access for the disabled

Stability when cornering

Passenger comfort at higher speeds

Access for the driver

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Question 10 of 20

You're at a bus stop. What should you do if passengers are standing on the open platform?

Put the chain across the platform

Ask them to hold on tight

Move off but drive more slowly

Wait until they're inside the bus

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Question 11 of 20

How can a bus driver show care for their passengers?

By taking fares while moving, to save time

By reaching destinations early

By not speaking when taking fares

By stopping close to the kerb

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Question 12 of 20

Which passengers should you especially watch for as you move off?

Those smoking in the lower saloon

Those standing in the upper saloon

Those avoiding paying the correct fare

Those attempting to board the bus

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Question 13 of 20

You're parking your coach at a coastal resort. What should you do if your passengers will still have access to the vehicle?

Ask the passengers to take all of their belongings

Park with the gear lever in neutral

Ensure the storage lockers are left open

Leave a responsible person on the coach

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Question 14 of 20

What should you do if a passenger comments on exhaust smoke in the bus?

Report it as soon as you return to the depot

Stop and have the fault put right

Avoid heavy revving of the engine when stationary

Have the emissions checked at the next vehicle inspection test

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Question 15 of 20

How would your bus benefit from an air suspension system?

Fuel consumption will be reduced

Passenger comfort will be increased

It will allow you to drive faster

Your brakes will be more effective

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Question 16 of 20

How can you avoid harsh braking?

Gently apply the parking brake

Plan ahead and take early action

Slow down by using your gears only

Pump the brake pedal several times

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Question 17 of 20

You're the driver of a bus displaying reflective yellow school-bus signs. When are you allowed to use hazard warning lights?

When parked to take a rest period

When children are boarding the bus

When slowing down to approach a bus stop

When slowing down to find a parking space

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Question 18 of 20

What is the likely weight difference between an empty bus and a bus with 75 passengers on board?

5 tonnes

10 tonnes

15 tonnes

20 tonnes

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Question 19 of 20

A bus stop is blocked and you can't get into it. What's the most important thing you should do before opening the exit door?

Try to get the bus stop cleared

Carry on to the next bus stop

Check for traffic on the left

Check for traffic on the right

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Question 20 of 20

Several parked cars are blocking your bus stop. What should you do before allowing passengers to leave the bus?

Move on to the next bus stop

Check it is clear of traffic on the left

Try and find the car owners

Check it is clear of traffic on the right

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