PCV Test - 9

PCV Test - 9
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PCV Test - 9

Question 1 of 20

Poor eating habits can increase your risk of long-term health problems. What may result from a poor diet?



Lung disease

Heart disease

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Question 2 of 20

You're being followed by a marked police car. As well as flashing the headlights, what will the police officer do to signal you to stop?

Signal with the right indicator

Signal with the left indicator

Switch on the hazard warning lights

Switch on the rear fog lights

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Question 3 of 20

You take some cough medicine given to you by a friend. What must you do before driving?

Drink some strong coffee

Ask your friend if taking the medicine affected their driving

Check the label to see if the medicine will affect your driving

Make a short journey to see if the medicine is affecting your driving

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Question 4 of 20

"You're driving at the legal speed limit. What should you do if a vehicle comes up quickly behind, flashing its headlights?"

Accelerate to maintain a gap behind you

Touch the brake pedal sharply to show your brake lights

Maintain your speed and prevent the vehicle from overtaking

Allow the vehicle to overtake

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Question 5 of 20

You've driven a long distance and feel tired. Your tachograph shows that you haven't exceeded your driving hours. What should you do in these circumstances?

Park in a suitable place and rest

Reduce your speed and drive more slowly

Carry on driving to use up your hours

Increase your speed and reduce your journey time

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Question 6 of 20

When should you use your vehicle's horn?

To warn others of your presence

To allow you right of way

To greet other road users

To signal your annoyance

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Question 7 of 20

You're driving on a single carriageway. When may you use your mobile phone?

Only when you're receiving a call

Only when you're suitably parked

Only when you're driving at less than 30 mph

Only when you're driving an automatic vehicle

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Question 8 of 20

What can prevent you from holding a bus or lorry driving licence?

heart disorders


skin problems

stomach problems

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Question 9 of 20

How does alcohol affect your driving?

It speeds up your reactions

It increases your awareness

It improves your coordination

It reduces your concentration

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Question 10 of 20

What should you do if you're feeling tired but there's nowhere to stop safely?

Increase your speed to find a stopping place quickly

Ensure a supply of fresh air

Gently tap the steering wheel

Keep changing speed to improve concentration

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Question 11 of 20

What effect will drinking alcohol have on your driving?

Better forward planning

A false sense of confidence

Faster reactions

Greater awareness of danger

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Question 12 of 20

You're driving along this road. What should you do if the red van cuts in close in front of you?

Accelerate to get closer to the red van

Give a long blast on the horn

Drop back to leave the correct separation distance

Flash your headlights several times

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Question 13 of 20

Where are you most likely to find pedestrians stepping into the road?


One-way streets

Wooded areas

Shopping areas

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Question 14 of 20

What should you do if you aren't sure whether your cough medicine will affect your driving?

Ask your doctor for advice

Drive a little more slowly

Drive if you feel all right

Ask a friend for advice

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Question 15 of 20

You're driving in fast-moving traffic along a motorway. What should you do if there's a stationary queue of traffic ahead?

Move to the hard shoulder

Change lanes

Switch on your rear foglights

Switch on your hazard warning lights

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Question 16 of 20

You approach a pelican crossing that goes straight across the road. How must you treat it if it has a central island?

As one crossing in daylight only

As one complete crossing

As two separate crossings

As two crossings during darkness

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Question 17 of 20

What should you do if you lose your way in heavy traffic?

Stop at traffic lights and ask pedestrians

Shout to other drivers to ask them the way

Drive on until you find a safe place to stop

Check a map as you keep moving with the traffic

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Question 18 of 20

You're driving a slow-moving vehicle on a narrow, winding road. What should you do to let other vehicles overtake you?

Wave them past

Stop in a safe place

Show a left-turn signal

Drive more slowly

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Question 19 of 20

What must be clearly displayed on your bus?

The route timetable

The location of all bus stops

The emergency-exit location

Your employee number

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Question 20 of 20

Which of these is specifically provided to protect against neck and whiplash injuries?

An air-sprung seat

Anti-lock brakes

A collapsible steering wheel

A head restraint