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

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

6. Why is a site induction important?

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

8. What does this sign mean?

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

20. 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 20 of 100

21. What does the term PAT mean?

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

23. Serious accidents should be reported to:

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

25. Site inductions should be attended by:

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

27. What does this sign mean?

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

30. Green safety signs signify:

Question 30 of 100

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

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

37. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

Question 37 of 100

38. What does this sign mean?

Question 38 of 100

39. 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 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

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

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

44. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

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

Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

57. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. What does this sign mean?

Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

74. What should you do if you need to lift a load which blocks your front view?

Question 74 of 100

75. What does this sign mean?

Question 75 of 100

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

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

79. Besides a CO2 fire extinguisher, which of these should you use to tackle electrical fires?

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

83. What does this sign mean?

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

85. What does this sign mean?

Question 85 of 100

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

Question 86 of 100

87. What does this sign mean?

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

91. A near miss can be described as:

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

95. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

Question 95 of 100

96. What does the signal below mean?

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

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

Question 100 of 100



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