PCV Test - 14

PCV Test - 14
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PCV Test - 14

Question 1 of 20

What should you do when dealing with passengers who have hearing difficulties?

Shout as loudly as you can

Ask another passenger to help them

Hurry to get them to their seats

Look at them when speaking to them

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Question 2 of 20

It's important to be able to work out the weight difference between a full bus and an empty one. How many passengers will add about 1 tonne to the vehicle's overall weight?





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Question 3 of 20

You're driving a double-deck bus. Why do you need to know if anyone is using the stairs?

The upper deck is only to be used when the lower deck is full

Tickets for the upper deck are more expensive

Passengers using the stairs could fall if the bus brakes or swerves

No-one under 18 years old may use the stairs

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Question 4 of 20

What should you wear when making a walk-round check of your coach?

Ear protectors

Protective goggles

High-visibility vest

Face mask

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Question 5 of 20

What could you do to help a passenger who has difficulty walking?

Drive quickly, so that the passenger has a shorter journey

Wait until the passenger has sat down before moving away

Make sure the passenger has a window seat

Suggest that the passenger stands near the door

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Question 6 of 20

Your bus has broken down at night. Why should you move your passengers to the front of the bus?

To keep the bus stable

To help you see clearly out of the back window

To limit injuries in case of a rear-end collision

To keep them informed about the breakdown

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Question 7 of 20

Where should you stop to make it easy for passengers leaving or joining your bus?

Next to soft grass

Alongside guard rails

Near parked cars

Close to the kerb

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Question 8 of 20

Your bus is fitted with seat belts. When should passengers wear them?

During journeys of more than 20 minutes

Only when travelling in EU countries

Only when travelling on motorways

At all times

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Question 9 of 20

Why should you look at passengers when you're collecting fares from them?

To see if they're carrying bags

To remove the threat of violence

To be courteous and polite

To show them you're in charge

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Question 10 of 20

Where are passengers likely to be thrown when a bus driver brakes harshly?

To the front of the bus

To the rear of the bus

To the nearside

To the offside

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Question 11 of 20

Why would this sign be fitted to the front and rear of a bus?

The bus may be carrying children

Children must be accompanied by an adult

The bus is carrying blind people

The driver will help disabled people

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Question 12 of 20

What should you be most aware of before moving off from a standstill?

Passengers making phone calls

Passengers smoking on the bus

Passengers asking you directions

Passengers getting off the bus

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Question 13 of 20

Where should you stop when you're stopping to collect passengers at a bus stop?

Close to the kerb

Away from the kerb

After the bus stop

Before the bus stop

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Question 14 of 20

A passenger is boarding your bus. What does it mean if they're carrying a white stick with a red ring painted on it?

They have a learning difficulty

They have poor vision and hearing

They have a physical disability

They have a speech problem

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Question 15 of 20

What should you do before allowing passengers off your bus?

Collect their used tickets

Activate an audible warning system

Check mirrors before opening doors

Ask if they have luggage to collect

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Question 16 of 20

You're driving a school bus carrying children. When can you make physical contact with a passenger?

In a medical emergency

To prevent fare dodging

When carrying luggage

When fastening seat belts

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Question 17 of 20

Passengers may be in a hurry to get off the bus as you approach a bus stop. What should you do to reduce any dangers?

Insist that passengers stay seated until the bus stops

Stop just before the bus stop and let passengers get off

Let passengers on to the bus before letting passengers off

Keep the passenger doors closed until the bus has stopped

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Question 18 of 20

What should a bus driver do to help passengers have a good journey?

Keep to the timetable regardless of comfort

Drive on before people are seated

Look ahead when issuing tickets

Be courteous and polite

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Question 19 of 20

What must you do before moving off when you're driving a service bus?

Finish issuing tickets to passengers

Ensure your fuel tank is above a quarter full

Take off your sunglasses

Make sure all passengers have a seat

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Question 20 of 20

What must buses and coaches display when they're used for school contract work?

School-bus signs

Flashing amber beacons

Triangular warning signs

No overtaking' signs