CSCS Mock Test 2024 – (100 multiple choice questions)

The CSCS mock test 2024 below features 100 multiple-choice questions and answers to help you practice and prepare for your Health, Safety and Environment Test in 2024. These 100 questions will cover all 16 sections of the core knowledge questions you’re likely to face.

There will be no time limit, so take your time and go through each question carefully. Also, let us know in the comments section how you got on. Was it easy? Was it difficult? Share your thoughts on this CSCS mock test 2024 below. Good luck!!!

1. The responsibility of managing health and safety on a construction site belongs to:

Question 1 of 100

2. Which of these is NOT normally included in the general site rules?

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3. What should you do if you’re unclear about a particular topic discussed during your site induction?

Question 3 of 100

4. Two of the main topics covered in a site induction are: (Choose 2 answers)

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5. If you have to work alone you might be asked to ______.

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6. What purpose does a steel toe serve in a work boot?

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7. Which state of being will reduce the likelihood of you suffering from hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

Question 7 of 100

8. Which two fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 8 of 100

9. Which of these emergency procedures should be explained at your site induction? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 9 of 100

10. As work progresses, you realize that the safety rules given at your site induction are clearly out-of-date, you should_______.

Question 10 of 100

11. How would you know if you need a permit to work before starting a job?

Question 11 of 100

12. Battery-powered tools are usually preferred in a construction environment over their electrical counterparts because ___.

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13. What should you do if there is a large fire on-site and you have not been trained to use a fire extinguisher?

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14. The nozzle of a CO2 fire extinguisher is well known for becoming ___ after use.

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15. What should you do if you’re refuelling a piece of equipment and accidentally spill a large amount of fuel on your clothes?

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16. What should you do if your supervisor asks you to operate a dump truck but you’ve never actually driven one before?

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17. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

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18. When using a ladder you should always enure that you have at least ____ points of contact.

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19. What is the primary reason that employees must report any and all accidents that occur on the job site?

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20. What is the most common way of keeping traffic routes free from pedestrians?

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21. What would you do if you notice a live electrical wire fall into a puddle of water?

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22. Green safety signs signify:

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23. Which of these is most likely to cause hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

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24. Which of these best describes a “tool box talk”?

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25. What does this sign mean?

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26. What does this sign mean?

Question 26 of 100

27. What is the best method for minimizing dust at a work site?

Question 27 of 100

28. If someone is using a mobile crane and you need to get pass, you should___.

Question 28 of 100

29. Before using a power tool, you should carry out a visual inspection, what are the 2 main things you should look for? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 29 of 100

30. What should you do if you realize you cannot carry out a job as described in the method statement?

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31. Disposable ear plugs are essential when working in loud environments. How many times should you wear disposable ear plugs?

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32. You should not walk behind a lorry while it is reversing because_____.

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33. The Main reason for carrying out an accident investigation is to:

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34. What should you do if a previous back injury is affecting the job you’re currently doing?

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35. What does this sign mean?

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36. A residual current device (RCD) should be used with 230v tools because ___.

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37. According to the fire triangle, what 3 factors must be present for a fire to start? (Choose 3 answers)

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38. What should you do if you doctor says you have work-related hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

Question 38 of 100

39. What should you do if you’re working in a deep trench and you start to feel dizzy?

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40. What should you do if you think that loud noises at work has damaged your hearing?

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41. What should you do if you think a load is going to fall from a moving vehicle?

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42. Who should a signaller be in contact with at all times while giving signals?

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43. How can you check if a residual current device (RCD) connected to a power tool is working correctly?

Question 43 of 100

44. Which of these could be used as a safety precaution if a vehicle has to tip materials into an excavation?

Question 44 of 100

45. Which of these is most likely if you can see frost around the valve of an LPG cylinder?

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46. Why is a site induction important?

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47. What is the first thing you should do if you notice diesel spilling onto the ground while a colleague is refuelling an excavator?

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48. Serious accidents should be reported to:

Question 48 of 100

49. What does it mean if your entire work-site has been given a prohibition notice?

Question 49 of 100

50. In accordance with the guidance on underground service pipes, yellow service pipes carry ___.

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51. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

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52. What procedure should you follow if you’re refuelling a dumper and accidentally spill a large amount of petrol?

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53. Pedestrians are most likely to get injured by a vehicle on site when the vehicle is ___.

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54. All of the following are true about ladders EXCEPT: (choose 2 answers)

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55. How can you reverse hearing damage that was caused by long-term noise exposure?

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56. For safety purposes, what is the optimal ladder angle when placed against the wall from the ground?

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57. What should you do if another contractor is carrying out work which affects your safety?

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58. What does this sign mean?

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59. You’re about to carry out a job which requires a hot-work permit, you must ensure____. (Choose 2 answers)

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60. If a worker is uncomfortable climbing to a certain height on a specific type of ladder, he or she should:

Question 60 of 100

61. Which of these could be used to verify that a signaller is trained and competent?

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62. What does this sign mean?

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63. If you have to use a power tool with a rotating blade you should ___.

Question 63 of 100

64. Which of these should you consider before carrying a load?

Question 64 of 100

65. What does this sign mean?

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66. Which of the following could help you to protect the environment while you are working?

Question 66 of 100

67. What should you do if you have to work near an electric cable which has exposed wires?

Question 67 of 100

68. What is considered a safe voltage when using electrical equipment on a construction site?

Question 68 of 100

69. What should you do if there’s a fire on-site and the designated fire warden has given instructions?

Question 69 of 100

70. What should you do if a load is too heavy for you to move on your own, there are no colleagues around to help you, and the load cannot be divided into smaller parts?

Question 70 of 100

71. What does this sign mean?

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72. What does this sign mean?

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73. What should you do if you’re using an electric hand tool and it suddenly cuts out?

Question 73 of 100

74. What is the MAIN danger when walking next to a 360° crane that’s working near a wall?

Question 74 of 100

75. Who is responsible for reporting unsafe working conditions on a building site?

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76. All of the following statements about manual handling are true EXCEPT:  (Choose 2 answers)

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77. What health problem is associated with using hand-held vibrating tools?

Question 77 of 100

78. You have to carry out a job that requires flammable liquid, how much flammable liquid should you take from the stores?

Question 78 of 100

79. What is the first thing you should do if you discover a fire on-site?

Question 79 of 100

80. What are Class Three ladders designed for?

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81. Before you can operate a plant on site you must be ___ and ___. (Choose 2 answers)

Question 81 of 100

82. Site inductions should be attended by:

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83. What should you do if a vehicle is lifting materials and you need to walk under the load to get to your place of work?

Question 83 of 100

84. Which of these items would NOT need to undergo a PAT test in the workplace?

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85. What should you do to protect yourself from electric shock if you have to use a 230-volt tool?

Question 85 of 100

86. Which of these could help a signaller stay safe while carrying out their job?

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87. What is the first thing you as a worker should do when you first arrive on site?

Question 87 of 100

88. What should you do if you see a mobile plant using a route designated for pedestrians?

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89. What should you do if you need to carry a load down a steep slope?

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90. What type of fire extinguisher should be used on cooking oil fires?

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91. What type of pollution do hand-held power tools contribute to?

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92. What type of health and safety signs are triangular?

Question 92 of 100

93. What do fire extinguishers with a Red colour band contain?

Question 93 of 100

94. What does the term PAT mean?

Question 94 of 100

95. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

Question 95 of 100

96. What is the main purpose of a fire extinguisher?

Question 96 of 100

97. Which of these should NOT be used on electrical fires? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 97 of 100

98. What should you do if you need to use a power tool and the guard is missing?

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99. What do fire extinguishers with a Blue colour band contain?

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100. Which condition is most likely if someone's body comes into contact with wet cement?

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1. What’s the pass mark for this CSCS practice test?

The pass mark for this CSCS practice test is 90 out of 100. The real test has 50 questions and requires you to score 45 out of 50 to pass, we’ve doubled the number of questions and the number of answers needed to pass.

2. How much time do I have?

No time limit has been set. This was done to encourage you to read each question carefully, you can also use this opportunity to go back and double-check your answers before submitting.

3. Are these the real CSCS test questions?

Not word for word, but these CSCS test questions and answers are very similar to the real ones.

4. What if I fail?

This CSCS practice test is not easy and straightforward. If you fail, just keep practicing and revising, trust in yourself, and put in the effort, and you will pass.


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