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Test Type: Mock Large Vehicle Theory Test
Number of Questions: 50
Pass Mark: 43
The practice LGV and PCV tests are shortened versions. The actual tests contain 100 questions, and you'll need 85 correct answers to pass.

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1) Before leaving the cab you should make sure that
3 answers required

2) Usually, on a motorway, how far from the exit is the first sign showing the junction number?

3) Which THREE of the following are hazards motorcyclists may present in queues of traffic?
3 answers required

4) Why have 'red routes' been introduced in major cities?

5) What does this sign mean?

6) The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) requires you to take training every five years.
What is the MINIMUM number of hours training required?

7) Which TWO should you allow extra room when overtaking?
2 answers required

8) You are driving at the maximum speed limit for your vehicle on a clear motorway.
You should keep to

9) You are behind a large vehicle.
How can you improve your view ahead?

10) Your mobile phone rings while you are driving. You should

11) When should you use hazard warning lights?

12) Why is it most important to avoid overfilling the engine oil level?

13) Your bus breaks down on the motorway.
You have several passengers on board.
You should

2 answers required

14) While driving at night you see a pedestrian wearing reflective clothing and carrying a red light.
This means you are approaching

15) The repair of a speed limiter must be carried out at

16) Operators should operate an 'effective system' to prevent the carriage of illegal immigrants.
What are the three main elements of this?

3 answers required

17) Under EC rules your normal daily rest period should be at least

18) You are travelling behind a bus that pulls up at a bus stop. What should you do?

19) You are at the front of a queue of traffic waiting to turn right into a side road.
Why is it important to check your right mirror just before turning?

20) You are driving a long vehicle.
Before turning left onto a main road you should be ESPECIALLY careful of

2 answers required

21) When lifting a heavy box or suitcase manually, what should you try to do?

22) You are about to overtake a motorcyclist. They look over their right shoulder.
It is most likely that

23) Which of the following would reduce the 'wave effect' when driving tankers?

24) Which type of load would most benefit from being carried
on a lorry fitted with roadfriendly suspension?

25) You may be prevented from obtaining a lorry or bus licence if you have

26) You are uncoupling a trailer.
Before disconnecting any of the airlines, you MUST

27) To prevent 'brake fade' you should
2 answers required

28) You have stopped at a pelican crossing. A disabled person is crossing slowly in front of you.
The lights have now changed to green. You should

2 answers required

29) What does this sign mean?

30) Your vehicle is more than 3 metres (9 feet 10 inches) high.
Where is this information usually displayed?

31) When roping down a load on your lorry what is the best knot to use?

32) You notice that two wheel nuts are missing from one of the wheels.
What should you do?

33) What does 'tailgating' mean?

34) Your vehicle has a maximum authorised mass (MAM) of 40 tonnes.
The tare weight is 10 tonnes.
What would your maximum payload be?

35) Tachograph records must be available for inspection.
An enforcement officer keeps one of your charts.
Who should sign the back of the replacement chart?

36) At a traffic incident a casualty is unconscious.
Which THREE of the following should you check urgently?

3 answers required

37) Before leaving your vehicle cab you should make sure that
3 answers required

38) You are driving on a main road. You intend to turn right into a side road.
Just before turning you should

39) An emergency situation has arisen. For safety reasons you will
need to exceed the normal drivers' hours under EC rules. You should

40) You have stopped at the scene of an incident where there are casualties. What should you do to help while waiting for the emergency services to arrive?

41) You need to stop and get out of your vehicle.
The parking brake should be used

42) At junctions it is difficult to see motorcyclists because they

43) You are driving a vehicle higher than 3.0 metres (10 feet).
Extra care must be taken when driving

3 answers required

44) You are driving a lorry with an ISO container on a trailer.
You must make sure that

45) Which of the following would be most affected by a vehicle with faulty suspension?
2 answers required

46) You are at the scene of an accident.
Which of these is a symptom of shock?

47) You are stationary. The air brake pressure warning light comes on.
Why should you NOT release the parking brake?

48) A system for controlling the vehicle's speed without using the footbrake is

49) In which of these situations should you avoid overtaking?

50) Diamond-shaped signs give instructions to drivers of

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