PCV Test - 30

PCV Test - 30
You need 17 out of 20 to pass this test
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PCV Test - 30

Question 1 of 20

How should you stand when you're lifting a heavy object?

Leaning sideways

In a stable position

With one leg straight

Keeping your feet together

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Question 2 of 20

What should you try to do when you lift a heavy box or suitcase?

Lift and twist together

Look down all the time

Lean sideways and lift

Look ahead when the load is secure

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Question 3 of 20

When can a bus driver use hazard warning lights?

When children are getting off a school bus

To thank a driver who has given way

When stopping at a pedestrian crossing

When parking your bus on yellow lines

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Question 4 of 20

What should you be aware of before opening your cab door?

Vehicles passing near the door

The height of your cab from the ground

Loose grab rails near the door

People crossing the road behind you

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Question 5 of 20

What should you do before leaving your vehicle parked on a public road?

Remove your tachograph chart

Switch off the engine

Adjust the mirrors

Put the gear lever into reverse

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Question 6 of 20

When should you use hazard warning lights?

To warn other drivers that you are towing

When approaching queuing traffic on a motorway

When parked illegally on a busy road

To thank a driver for giving way to you

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Question 7 of 20

You've parked on the roadside. What must you do before leaving the vehicle?

Reset the retarder

Stop the engine

Switch off the tachograph

Remove your personal items

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Question 8 of 20

When should you use your mirrors?

As you signal

To check the blind spot


Before opening your door

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Question 9 of 20

What must you do before leaving your bus?

Applying the parking brake

Count the fares

Reset the odometer

Operate the fuel cut-off switch

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Question 10 of 20

What must you do before you leave your vehicle?

Empty the air tanks

Adjust your mirrors

Apply the parking brake

Check if the warning lights are working

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Question 11 of 20

What should you do before getting out of your bus?

Apply the parking brake

Change the destination board

Put the hazard warning lights on

Check the air-pressure gauges read full

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Question 12 of 20

When do you need to take account of your vehicle having air suspension?

When you're passing animals or horse riders

When you're travelling up a steep gradient

When you're parked close to another vehicle

When you're driving in falling snow

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Question 13 of 20

When may hazard warning lights be used while driving?

To thank a driver who has let you move back to the left after overtaking

As a warning to drivers that you are towing another vehicle

To show you want to go ahead when your position suggests otherwise

When on motorways or dual carriageways, to warn drivers behind of a hazard ahead

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Question 14 of 20

What should your passengers do with their belongings when you arrive at your destination?

Place them on luggage racks

Take everything with them

Place them on the seats

Leave them with you

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Question 15 of 20

What should you wear while unloading luggage from your coach?

High-visibility vest

Heat-proof gloves

Safety goggles

Ear protectors

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Question 16 of 20

Why should you check your right-hand mirror just before turning right from a main road into a side road?

There may be pedestrians stepping off the kerb

You need to check your position

Someone may be overtaking you

Your rear view to the left is blocked

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Question 17 of 20

What should you check just before you turn left?

The left-hand mirror

The interior mirror

The right-hand mirror

The overtaking mirror

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Question 18 of 20

Your bus has a high seating position. What may be out of sight below the windscreen line?

Following vehicles

Overtaking vehicles

Cyclists and pedestrians

Other buses

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Question 19 of 20

The MSM routine should be used when you negotiate a hazard. What do the initials MSM stand for?

Mirror, signal, manoeuvre

Manoeuvre, speed, mirror

Mirror, speed, manoeuvre

Manoeuvre, signal, mirror

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Question 20 of 20

What must you be aware of when you're driving a bus with a high driving position?

The blind area close in front

Passengers will have to look up to you

Your judgement of speed will be impaired

The lack of headroom in the cab