Class 2 and 4 Truck Questions 

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  1. Between which two points is the forward distance of a two-axle truck measured from?

    The rear axis is to the forward most part of the vehicle or its load.
    The front axis to the forward most part of the vehicle or its load.
    The rear axis to the centre of the vehicle.
    The front axis to the centre of the vehicle.
     
  2. Providing the manufacturer's tyre and axle ratings are not exceeded, what is the maximum weight permitted on a twin-tyred axle?

    5200 kg. 
    6200 kg.
    7200 kg. 
    8200 kg. 
     
  3. After driving over an uneven surface, you should:

    stop and check your load.
    speed up and make up for lost time.
     stay in a lower gear for the next 5 kilometres.
    drive on as normal.
     
  4. What is the open road speed limit for a rigid motor vehicle over 3000 kg, which is fitted with springs and has pneumatic tyres?

    70 km/h.
    80 km/h.
     90 km/h.
     100 km/h.
     
  5. What is the combined rated strength of lashings placed over rigid loads on heavy motor vehicles where loaded against a headboard?

    1 x the weight of the load. 
    1 1/2 x the weight of the load. 
    2 x the weight of the load. 
    2 1/2 the weight of the load. 
     
  6. Anchor points to which the lashings are secured must have a strength of at least:

    1/2 x the rated strength of the lashings.
    1 x the rated strength of the lashings.
    1 1/2 x the rated strength of the lashings.
    2 x the rated strength of the lashings.
     
  7. On a heavy motor vehicle fitted with a windscreen, where should the road user licence be displayed?

    On the inside of the windscreen on the drivers side.
    On the inside of the windscreen on the passengers side.
    In the middle of the windscreen at the top.
    In the middle of the windscreen at the bottom.
     
  8. If a driver (other than a taxi driver) is subject to work time requirements, what is the maximum continuous period of work time allowed before a minimum 1/2 hour break is required?

    3 1/2 hours.
    4 1/2 hours.
    5 1/2 hours.
    6 1/2 hours.
     
  9. If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what is the maximum period of work time permitted in any cumulative work day?

    10 hours. 
    11 hours. 
    12 hours. 
    13 hours.
     
  10. If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what is the maximum period of work time permitted in any cumulative work period?

    50 hours. 
    60 hours.
    70 hours.
    80 hours.
     
  11. You are a driver (other than a taxi driver) and your work time starts at 7:00 am. What is the latest time that you must take a rest break?

    11:00 am.
    11:30 am.
    12:00 pm.
     12:30 pm.
     
  12. What is the maximum distance a vehicle or its load may extend forward from the front edge of the drivers seat?

    1.5 metres.
    2 metres.
     2.5 metres.
    3 metres.
     
  13. You are employed as a driver. Within what period of time must you deliver a copy of each completed logbook record to your employer?

    5 days. 
    7 days.
    10 days.
    14 days.
     
  14. A driver must do a pre-trip safety inspection to ensure that:

    the load is safely secured.
    the load is complete.
    the load cannot be stolen.
    the load has been signed off.
     
  15. After 5 1/2 hours of continuous work time, what is the minimum rest time required?

    1/4 hour.
    1/2 hour. 
    3/4 hour. 
    1 hour. 
     
  16. On a heavy motor vehicle fitted with a windscreen, where should the road user licence be displayed?

    On the inside of the windscreen on the driver's side. 
     On the inside of the windscreen on the passenger's side.
    In the middle of the windscreen at the top. 
    In the middle of the windscreen at the bottom.
     
  17. A driver who is required to use a logbook must maintain:

    only one logbook at a time.
    a logbook for themselves and one for their employer. 
    a log book for each vehicle driven.
    separate logbooks for hours worked and distances travelled.
     
  18. If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what minimum continuous period of rest time that must be taken before commencing a new cumulative work day?

    8 hours.
    9 hours.
    10 hours.
    11 hours.
     
  19. Whose responsibility is it to ensure a permit is carried for overweight or over-dimensional loads?

    The transport company.
    The truck driver.
    The yard foreman. 
     The owner of the load.
     
  20. If a driver is subject to work time requirements, what is the minimum continuous rest time to be taken before a new cumulative work period commences?

    12 hours. 
    15 hours. 
    20 hours.
     24 hours 
     
  21. What is the maximum height from the ground permitted for a vehicle including its load?

    3.5 metres. 
    3.75 metres.
    4 metres.
     4.25 metres.
     
  22. Which one of the following must be included in a driver's logbook?

    Details of the load being carried. 
    The registration numbers of each vehicle driven.
    The name of the owner of the vehicle.
    The age, sex and birthdate of the driver.
     
  23. What is the maximum width allowed for a vehicle (other than an agricultural vehicle) including its load?

    1.5 metres or 0.25 from the longitudinal centre line.
    2.5 metres or 1.25 from the longitudinal centre line.
    3.5 metres or 2.25 from the longitudinal centre line. 
    4.5 metres or 3.25 from the longitudinal centre line.
     
  24. Load restraint systems must be able to withstand:

    1/2 the weight of the load sideways.
     the full weight of the load sideways.
    1 1/2 x the weight of the load sideways.
     twice the full weight of the load sideways.
     
  25. The gross weight means:

    the weight of the vehicle, together with the maximum load that the vehicle can carry including any equipment and accessories. 
    the mass specified as the gross vehicle mass by the manufacturer of the vehicle. 
    the weight of the vehicle, together with the load being carried by the vehicle at the time. 
    the unladen weight to be shown on the right hand side.
     
  26. Uncovered, loose bulk loads are liable to fall from the vehicle if they are higher than:

    50 mm below any side of the vehicle body.
    100 mm below any side of the vehicle body. 
    150 mm below any side of the vehicle body. 
    200 mm below any side of the vehicle body.
     
  27. For how long after the date of the last entry must a driver retain their logbook?

    3 months. 
     6 months. 
    12 months.
    18 months.
     
  28. How often do you have to renew your Endorsement to carry Dangerous Goods?

    2 years. 
    3 years.
    4 years.
    5 years.
     
  29. You should stop and check your load:

    after each intersection.
    at each rest stop.
    when leaving a town.
    after entering a motorway.
     
  30. What is the tare weight of a vehicle?

     The unladen weight of the vehicle.
    The unladen weight of the vehicle and driver.
    The unladen weight of the vehicle and load.
    The unladen weight of the vehicle and driver and load.
     
  31. What is the additional width allowable for fastners used in securing loads?

    20 mm on each side.
    25 mm on each side.
    30 mm on each side.
    35 mm on each side.
     
  32. What is the maximum width permitted for a vehicle and its load either side of the longitudinal centre line.

    1.25 metres.
    1.5 metres.
    2.25 metres.
    2.5 metres.
     
  33. On a two-axle truck the forward distance is measured between the:

    rear of the tray and the foremost point of the vehicle or its load.
    centre of the front axis and the foremost point of the vehicle or its load.
    front of the driver's seat and the foremost point of the vehicle or its load.
    rear axis and the foremost point of the vehicle or its load.
     
  34. A vehicle has 2 load-sharing axles spaced 1.5 metres apart. This is a:

    single axle set.
     tandem axle set.
    tri-axle set. 
    oscillating axle set.
     
  35. Where must a road user licence be displayed when a heavy trailer is being towed?

    On the front right-hand side of the trailer or inside the windscreen on the passenger's side of the towing vehicle.
    On the front left-hand side of the trailer or inside the windscreen on the passenger's side of the towing vehicle.
    On the front right-hand side of the trailer or inside the windscreen on the passenger's side of the towing vehicle.
    On the rear left-hand side of the trailer or inside the widscreen on the passenger's side of the towing vehicle.
     
  36. From what distance must the rearward facing red side lamp of a large Goods Service Vehicle parked at night be visible in clear weather in a 100km/h area?

    25 metres. 
    50 metres.
    75 metres.
    100 metres.
     
  37. What weight limits must be included on a loading certificate for a heavy motor vehicle?

    Tare weight in kilograms.
    Gross laden weight in kilograms.
    Gross combination weight in kilograms if the vehicle has a towing connection.
    All of the above.
     
  38. When you are checking your load, the most important thing to look for is:

     load security.
    load appearance.
    the cleanliness of the truck.
    the number of packages.
     
  39. Who is responsible to see that a load is correctly loaded and secure?

    The loader.
    The driver.
    The employer. 
    The Police Officer.
     
  40. A vehicle has 2 load - sharing axles spaced 1.5 metres apart. This is a :

    single axle set.
    tandem axle set.
    tri-axle set.
    oscillating axle set.
     
  41. Providing the manufacturer's tyre and axle ratings permit, what is the maximum weight allowed on a single-tyred axle?

     5,000 kgs.
    6,000 kgs.
    7,000 kgs.
    8,000 kgs.
     

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