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CSCS Mock Test 2020 – (100 multiple choice questions)

The CSCS mock test 2020 below features 100 multiple choice questions and answers to help you practice and prepare for your Health, Safety and Environment test in 2020. 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 2020 below. Good luck!!!

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

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

3. What must do when working in a hearing protection zone?

Question 3 of 100

4. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

Question 4 of 100

5. What should you do if you are witness to an accident on site?

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

7. What does this sign mean?

Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

10. 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 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

13. What should you do if you’re attending a site induction and the presenter says something you don’t understand?

Question 13 of 100

14. Why does a work environment need to be kept clean?

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

17. What does this sign mean?

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

24. When should you report a health and safety concern to your supervisor?

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

27. RIDDOR is a health and safety term related to:

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

29. What does this sign mean?

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

34. What should you do if you are working and your helmet gets damaged?

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

37. What is the best way to avoid an accident with site traffic if you need to walk across the site?

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

39. If a site vehicle is driving well above the speed limit on site, you should ___.

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

42. Green safety signs signify:

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

44. What do fire extinguishers with a Cream colour band contain?

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

46. Site inductions should be attended by:

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

49. A co-worker is dizzy and complains of feeling faint, what should you do?

Question 49 of 100

50. 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 50 of 100

51. 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 51 of 100

52. What should you do if you discover a better way of lifting a load than the method currently in place?

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

56. Why must workers sign in when entering a site?

Question 56 of 100

57. Why is a site induction important?

Question 57 of 100

58. Building sites usually use a 110-volt electricity supply instead of a 230-volt supply because ___.

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

61. What should you do before adjusting an electric hand tool?

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. What should you do if the trolley you’re using gets damaged and one of its wheels fall off?

Question 63 of 100

64. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

Question 64 of 100

65. What’s the main purpose of a risk assessment?

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

69. Serious accidents should be reported to:

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

71. What does this sign mean?

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

76. You have to work in a corridor which happens to be a fire escape route, you must ensure that_________.

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

78. What does this sign mean?

Question 78 of 100

79. What should you do if you discover a quicker, but different way of working as described in the method statement?

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

81. When referring to ladders, which out of these four statements is NOT true?

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

86. What does this sign mean?

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

92. What are Class Three ladders designed for?

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

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

Question 100 of 100



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