PCV Test - 17

PCV Test - 17
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Question 1 of 20

Why can visibility be worse when driving at high speed in wet weather?

Drivers bunch together when it's raining

Headlights will dazzle you more easily

Windscreen wipers obstruct your view

More spray is thrown up

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Question 2 of 20

You're waiting at a T-junction. What should you do if you see a vehicle is coming from the right, with its left indicator flashing?

Move out and accelerate hard

Wait until the vehicle starts to turn in

Pull out before the vehicle reaches the junction

Move out slowly

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Question 3 of 20

You'll be driving a high-floor coach. You'll be going over several high bridges. Why should you check the weather forecast before starting your journey?

Rain can make crossing bridges very difficult for buses and coaches

In hot weather the bridges might be closed to heavy traffic

You won't be able to climb the bridges if it's frosty

Some roads may be closed to certain vehicles in high winds

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Question 4 of 20

It's raining heavily. What effect could this have when you overtake a cyclist?

Spray could affect their control

Exhaust fumes are more toxic when it's raining

Noise from your engine will be louder

Buffeting will be reduced

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Question 5 of 20

You're driving at 50 mph (80 km/h) on a dry, level road. What gap should you leave between your vehicle and the one in front?

One vehicle length

Two vehicle lengths

At least a one-second gap

At least a two-second gap

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Question 6 of 20

You've just overtaken another large vehicle. How do you know when it's safe to move back to the nearside lane?

By waiting for the driver you have just overtaken to flash the headlights

By checking your nearside mirror

By using your hazard warning lights as a signal

By moving over to the nearside in the hope that the other vehicle will slow down

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Question 7 of 20

You're driving a bus. Where should you be aware of the risk of grounding?

On a hump bridge

On a crawler lane

On a left-hand bend

In a narrow street

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Question 8 of 20

You're driving downhill. How will this affect your vehicle?

It will need more engine power

It will take longer to stop

It will increase fuel consumption

It will be easier to change direction

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Question 9 of 20

When would weight transference be most likely to occur?

When you're reversing

When you're braking

When you're overtaking

When you're cornering

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Question 10 of 20

What must bus and coach drivers do when they park their vehicle on the road at night?

They must park under street lights

They must park within 25 metres (82 feet) of a street light

They must leave all the interior lights switched on

They must leave their parking lights switched on

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Question 11 of 20

You're driving a long vehicle and want to turn right at a roundabout ahead. How should you signal if you need to occupy the left-hand lane?

Signal left on approach

Signal right on approach

Give no signal on approach

Give a right signal after entering the roundabout

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Question 12 of 20

Why should you be aware of motorcyclists on a motorway when there are gusty winds?

They may be blown into your path

They may leave at the next exit

They may suddenly stop on the hard shoulder

They may position to turn right

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Question 13 of 20

What should you do when you park your vehicle on a two-way road at night?

Use the parking lights

Switch off all lights

Put a traffic cone behind your vehicle

Park underneath a street lamp

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Question 14 of 20

You're driving in heavy rain. Why do you need to increase your distance from the vehicle in front?

To prevent rain entering the vehicle's braking system

To let other motorists move into the gap

To allow for an increased stopping distance

To reduce the risk of water spraying into the filters

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Question 15 of 20

High-sided vehicles can be affected by side wind. On which type of road is this most likely?

Narrow country lanes

Open roads

Slip roads

Motorway underpasses

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Question 16 of 20

You're in the left-hand lane on a three-lane motorway. Why should you check for any vehicles in the right-hand lane before you overtake?

They may be moving faster than you

They may move back to the middle lane as you move out

They may cut in sharply behind you

They may accelerate briskly in front of you

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Question 17 of 20

What do you need to be careful of when you're driving in high winds?

Fallen trees

Poor visibility

A risk of grounding

Steep gradients

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Question 18 of 20

What should you do if an overtaking vehicle pulls in too close in front of you?

Slow down

Stay close behind

Overtake when you can

Flash your headlights

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Question 19 of 20

You're overtaking a motorcycle in windy conditions. Why should you check your nearside mirror?

To check your road position

To see if the rider is still in control of the motorcycle

To see if other vehicles have been affected

To check if it is properly adjusted

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Question 20 of 20

How will gravity affect a laden vehicle going downhill?

The vehicle will use more fuel

Stopping distances will be decreased

More braking effort will be required

The load will be more stable