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PCV Test - 27
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Question 1 of 20

What do heated fuel lines prevent?

The cab temperature dropping

The radiator from freezing

The windows becoming misty

The diesel from partially solidifying

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Question 2 of 20

What does it mean if the ignition warning light comes on while you're driving?

The oil pressure is low

There's an electrical fault

The air pressure is low

There's a hydraulic fault

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Question 3 of 20

Your steering suddenly becomes heavy to turn. What could make this happen?

An uneven road surface

A loss of air brake pressure

A faulty parking brake

A fault with the power-assisted steering

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Question 4 of 20

What will happen if you follow a regular vehicle maintenance schedule?

It will reduce breakdowns

It will increase fuel bills

It will allow heavier loads to be carried

It will reduce insurance premiums

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Question 5 of 20

Why are frequent tyre checks advisable on a tri-axle double-deck vehicle?

These tyres are more likely to deflate

Punctures can be difficult to detect

Blow-outs are more common on these vehicles

Tyre pressures are difficult to maintain

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Question 6 of 20

What should you do when you park a vehicle that's fitted with a turbocharger?

Rev the engine up then switch it off

Switch the engine off immediately

Allow the engine to idle then switch it off

Switch the engine off and on repeatedly

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Question 7 of 20

You're driving along a motorway. What should you do if the air-pressure warning device starts to operate?

Stop immediately in the lane you are in

Continue slowly to the next service area

Stop on the hard shoulder as soon as possible

Leave the motorway at the next exit

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Question 8 of 20

Why do air tanks on brake systems need to be drained?

To remove excess coolant

To remove rain water that's seeped into the system

To remove any oil leaks that collect here

To remove moisture drawn in from the atmosphere

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Question 9 of 20

What must vehicle operators provide for their drivers?

A system for reporting vehicle defects

A daily update on all motorway hold-ups

A hands-free mobile communications system

A fuel-saving incentive scheme

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Question 10 of 20

Where can you get advice to help carry out minor repairs?

DVLA guidance notes

EU and UK Directives

The Health and Safety Executive

The vehicle handbook

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Question 11 of 20

Why are energy-saving tyres effective?

They have reduced rolling resistance

They cost less to produce

They have no tread pattern

They never puncture at high speed

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Question 12 of 20

What does this warning light on the instrument panel mean?

Low fuel pressure

Low oil pressure

Low water pressure

Low air pressure

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Question 13 of 20

What should you do before changing a wheel on your vehicle?

Leave the parking brake off

Use chocks if available

Dismantle the wheel and tyre

Get someone to check the other tyres

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Question 14 of 20

How can vehicle breakdowns be reduced?

By driving slowly

By regular servicing

By regular cleaning

By avoiding bad weather

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Question 15 of 20

When can 'selective' or 'block' gear changing be used?

To change gear down only

To change gear up only

To change gear to a low speed only

To change gear either up or down

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Question 16 of 20

Where should you park your vehicle before checking the engine oil level?

On sloping ground

On a steep gradient

On level ground

On a downhill slope

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Question 17 of 20

When would you use 'kickdown' on a vehicle that has automatic transmission?

To give quicker acceleration

To apply the emergency brakes

To stop more smoothly

To go down a steep hill

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Question 18 of 20

What will result from having over-inflated tyres?

You'll have improved acceleration

The tyres will wear more quickly

The tyres will give better grip

The fuel consumption will be reduced

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Question 19 of 20

You're driving a double-deck bus. What's the minimum depth of tread required over three-quarters of each tyre's width?

0.8 mm

1 mm

1.6 mm

2 mm

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Question 20 of 20

What's the purpose of the oil filter?

To prevent the engine over-heating

To give better fuel consumption

To prevent the engine over-revving

To collect sediment from the oil

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