PCV Test - 31

PCV Test - 31
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PCV Test - 31

Question 1 of 20

What must you do to ensure good all-round vision when driving?

Keep your windows open

Have a sun visor fitted

Adjust your seat properly

Keep your lights clean

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Question 2 of 20

You want to turn right at a roundabout marked with two right-turn lanes. What should you do if there's ample room for your vehicle in either lane?

Use the right-hand of the two lanes

Use the left-hand of the two lanes

Use the left-hand lane then move to the right as you enter the roundabout

Use the right-hand lane then move to the left as you enter the roundabout

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Question 3 of 20

What will happen if you drive too close to the vehicle in front?

Your view ahead will be reduced

Your view ahead will be increased

Your view of following drivers will be increased

Your view of following drivers will be reduced

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Question 4 of 20

When may an audible warning device for reversing be used in areas with a 30 mph speed limit?

Between 7 am and 11.30 pm only

Between 11.30 pm and 7 am only

During hours of daylight only

At any time of the day or night

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Question 5 of 20

Why might it be difficult to see motorcyclists at junctions?

They can be hidden in blind spots

They always ride in the gutter

They wear bright clothing

They ride with their headlights on

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Question 6 of 20

Your vehicle is fitted with a reverse warning bleeper. How will this affect you when you're reversing?

You'll be able to reverse more accurately

You'll only need to use the offside mirror

You'll need to take all-round observation

You'll only need to use the nearside mirror

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Question 7 of 20

Many modern vehicles are fitted with an additional nearside mirror. What does this help the driver to see?

The front wheel in relation to the kerb

The exhaust to check for excessive emissions

The rear of the vehicle when reversing

The distance of the following vehicle

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Question 8 of 20

You're driving a long vehicle. What should you be especially careful of before turning left onto a main road?

Pedestrians on the opposite kerb

Cyclists on your left

Solid white lines in the centre of the road

Vehicles directly behind you

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Question 9 of 20

You're turning right at a T-junction. What should you do when your view to the right and left is blocked by parked vehicles?

Lean forward to get a better view without crossing the 'give way' lines

Edge out until you are about 1 metre (3 feet 3 inches) over the 'give way' lines

Ease forward until you can see clearly past the vehicles

Ask a passenger to assist by waving you out when clear

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Question 10 of 20

What does this sign mean?

Contraflow bus and cycle lane

With-flow bus and cycle lane

No buses or cycles

Priority to buses or cycles

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Question 11 of 20

What's the first thing you should check before moving to the right?

The nearside mirror

Behind, over your left shoulder

Behind, over your right shoulder

The offside mirror

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Question 12 of 20

What does 'blind spot' mean?

An area of road covered by your right-hand mirror

An area of road covered by your left hand mirror

An area of road that can't be seen, even with mirrors

An area of road that is not lit by your headlights

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Question 13 of 20

What's the first thing you should check before moving to the left?

The nearside mirror

The offside mirror

Behind, over your right shoulder

Behind, over your left shoulder

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Question 14 of 20

What must you do before you start reversing?

Remove your seat belt

Look all around

Use an audible warning device

Change the tachograph setting

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Question 15 of 20

You're driving a large vehicle. How does its size and design affect the blind spots?

It will have fewer blind spots than smaller vehicles

It will have more blind spots than smaller vehicles

It will have the same blind spots as other vehicles

It will have no blind spots whatsoever

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Question 16 of 20

Some coaches have a mirror on their nearside, angled down to show the front nearside wheel. When should this extra mirror be used?

When you're pulling in after overtaking

When you're pulling up to park at the kerb

Before you pass parked cars

Before you change lanes on a motorway

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Question 17 of 20

You're reversing your vehicle. What should you do while the audible warning device is operating?

Rely on a clear path behind

Expect others to be aware of your course

Be cautious and keep looking all around

Concentrate solely on your blind areas

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Question 18 of 20

On a coach with high side windows, it can be difficult to see either side. What should you do before you move off in one of these vehicles?

Get out of your vehicle and stop the traffic

Ask a passenger to make sure it is safe to move off

Indicate before checking all of your mirrors

Open the window and look down and round to the right

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Question 19 of 20

When would you need to check your nearside mirror?

As a final check before turning right

After passing cars parked on the left

Before moving into the lane on your right

When getting out of your cab on the driver's side

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Question 20 of 20

What should you do before moving off?

Extend your right arm as far as you can out of the window

Just use only the offside mirror and move away quickly

Signal right with indicator and arm together

Use your mirrors and look behind

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