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

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

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 As work progresses, you realize that the safety rules given at your site induction are clearly out-of-date, you should_______.

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

11. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

14. What does this sign mean?

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

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

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

25. What does this sign mean?

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

27. 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 27 of 100

28. What equipment should be used when digging close to underground electrical services?

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

31. When are the rules regarding health and safety normally discussed?

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

36. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

38. Green safety signs signify:

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

40. What should you do if you notice a mobile crane about to hit something while lifting a load?

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

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

Question 42 of 100

43. You see a lorry parking and notice it has a flat tyre; you should tell the driver because ____.

Question 43 of 100

44. Why is a site induction important?

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

48. Which of these are common fire risks on a constructions site? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

51. What does this sign mean?

Question 51 of 100

52. What are Class Three ladders designed for?

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

54. Site inductions should be attended by:

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

60. What does this sign mean?

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. 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 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

65. Maintaining a clean working environment helps to: (choose 3 answers)

Question 65 of 100

66. 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 66 of 100

67. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

74. What does this sign mean?

Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

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

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

81. If a work tool has been given a prohibition notice this means the tool ___.

Question 81 of 100

82. Serious accidents should be reported to:

Question 82 of 100

83. A near miss can be described as:

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

86. What is the main advantage of using battery-powered tools instead of electrical ones?

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

93. What type of fire extinguisher should be used on a fuel-based fire?

Question 93 of 100

94. What do fire extinguishers with a Black colour band contain?

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

96. What does this sign mean?

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

98. What are three early signs of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

100. What does this sign mean?

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