Multiple Choice Mock Exam 4


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Multiple Choice Mock Paper 4
Question #1: A partnership which is created to give members the benefit of limited liability must be identified by
which of the following abbreviations in its title?
Question #2: The most common remedy for a breach of contract is:
Question #3: When creating a limited company a statement confirming that shareholders have limited liability can be found in the company's:
Question #4: A man aged 55 with 25 years service is to be made redundant. He currently earns £550 per week. How much pay will he be entitled to in calculating his redundancy figure?
Question #5: Changes to an employee's terms and conditions of employment must be confirmed in writing by
the employer within a specified time limit of:
Question #6: For employees to be legally entitled to notice of termination of employment, they must have worked for the employer for a minimum period of:
Question #7: Which of the following statements relating to the Health and Safety at Work Act are correct?

1. Employers are responsible for the safety of their own employees but not for the safety of any visitors
2. Employees are not legally obliged to co-operate with their employers’ safety arrangements
3. Employees are obliged to take reasonable care of their own safety
4. Employers have a duty of care to protect the health and safety of people living in the vicinity of the workplace
Question #8: An employer may be prosecuted for a breach of Health and Safety at Work legislation:
Question #9: Following an accident involving personal injury on a transport operator's premises, a Health and Safety Inspector asks to inten/iew the foreman. The employer instructs the foreman to refuse to answer any questions until the insurance assessor has inspected the premises. If the foreman does refuse to answer the inspector's questions, which of the following is correct?
Question #10: A business has the following items of information on its balance sheet:

Fixed Assets (£1)

Property 100,000
Plant 20,000
Fixtures and Fittings 10,000
Vehicles 90,000

Current Assets (£1)

Stock 10,000
Debtors 50,000
Cash 20,000

Current Liabilities (£1)

Creditors 30,000
Tax Due £15,000
Overdraft £5,000

What is the capital employed in this business?
Question #11: Below is a list of potential sources of finance for a transport company. Identify which items from the list would be available to the company in the long term.

1. Revenue reserve
2. Provision for taxation due
3. Sale of shares
4. Land and buildings
5. Debtors
Question #12: Which one of the following factors would be taken into consideration when deciding when to reorder an essential, fast-moving spare part to avoid a vehicle being off the road?
Question #13: A transport company is considering using a debt factoring organisation for its sales invoices. Which of the following are likely to be benefits accruing from such a change?

1. Gross profit would be increased
2. Payment would be received quicker
3. The company's own credit control staff could be reduced
4. The number of invoices raised would decrease
Question #14: The final balance of the extract below comes from a statement issued by a transport operator to a customer indicates that:
Question #15: Which of the following statements most accurately describes an order?
Question #16: A freight company analyses the types of customers which have used its vehicles over the past year and finds that they can be placed into certain defined groups. The company, therefore, decides to target its marketing efforts on certain of these groups. This is known as:
Question #17: In a VAT accounting quarter, a UK company invoices its customers a total of £800,000 on top of wh1ch VAT at the standard rate must be added. During the same period, it makes purchases of £65,000 from a trye company and £230,000 from his fuel suppliers again to which VAT at the standard rate must be added. How much VAT must the company send to HM Revenue and Customs in respect of this quarter's trading?
Question #18: In Austria, the GO Box electronic tolling system is applicable to goods vehicles exceeding a gross weight threshold of:
Question #19: An operator is currently running 7 vehicles and applies for a Standard International '0' licence to include a margin of 3 additional vehicles. The applicant must prove that the business has cash or reserves of at least:
Question #20: Which of the following criteria must be met by an applicant for a Standard National '0' licence which would not have to be met by an applicant for a Restricted '0' licence?

1. Fitness
2. Good repute
3. Financial reserves of at least £6,650 for the first vehicle and £3,700 for all subsequent vehicles
4. Professionally competent person to oversee and control activities
5. Suitable maintenance facilities or arrangements
Question #21: An external transport manager is entitled to act as the professionally competent person for a maximum of:
Question #22: Bernie Brown and Jack sprat are engaged in an urgent delivery from Nottingham to Scotland. They have just completed a full weekend of rest. Bernie leaves the depot at 03.00 and travels to collect Jack at 04:00. What is the latest time the two drivers must take a daily rest?
Question #23: Under the Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations, the number of hours in an average working week is normally calculated over a reference period of:
Question #24: Under EU Regulation 561/2006, a driver taking a weekly rest period at base may reduce the rest to a minimum of:
Question #25: In respect of digital tachographs, a company card, when inserted into a vehicle unit, can:

1. Store information downloaded from the vehicle unit
2. Enable data to be "locked in" and "locked out"
3. Analyse downloaded information
4. Store information copied from drivers' cards
Question #26: Which of the following statements relating to digital tachographs are correct?

1. All cards are issued by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
2. All recordings are made in UTC (Universal Time Co-ordinated) time
3. Operators must keep data downloaded from the vehicle unit for at least 2 years
4. When the vehicle is stationary, the driver's activity will be automatically recorded as a period of availability
5. The maximum validity of a driver's card is 5 years
Question #27: Which of the following pieces of information must be entered by the driver on the tachograph chart each day?

1. The place at which the day's work begins
2. The name and address of the employer
3. The registration number of the vehicle
4. The length of rest taken prior to starting the day's work
5. The place at which the day's work ends
Question #28: Listed below are a number of items of workshop equipment. Which of these are specifically recommended in the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness as important when creating an in-house maintenance facility?

1. Torque wrench
2. Hoist or pits
3. Headlamp adjustment test equipment
4. Brake test equipment
5. Steam or pressure washer
Question #29: An operator has a fleet comprising two vehicles with a carrying capacity of 25 tonnes each and 7 vehicles with a capacity of 10 tonnes each. If the total overheads of the business are £90,000, how much of this amount would be borne by a 1 0 tonne vehicle, using overhead allocation based on carrying capacity?
Question #30: An operator purchases a new vehicle for £52,000 and the original tyre equipment fitted to it is valued at £4,000. If the operator estimates that the vehicle will have a resale value of £6,000 when he disposes of it in 5 years time, what is the annual depreciation which must be allowed using the straight line method?
Question #31: Additional trailer excise duty is payable on which of the following:
Question #32: A transport company operates a fleet of new 44 tonne GVW articulated goods vehicles. Which of the following factors would be taken into account when assessing the VED payable on each vehicle?

1. Gross vehicle weight
2. Unladen weight
3. Type of work the vehicles are used on
4. Reduced pollution certificate
5. Number of axles
Question #33: Identify which of the clauses below would normally be included in a standard contract of carriage used for a number of haulage customers:

1. Provisions relating to compensation for loss damage or delay
2. Details of the maximum gross weights of vehicles to be used on any movements
3. A statement that the carrier is a common carrier
4. Details of the legal system and courts which would have jurisdiction in any case arising
5. Details of any limits of liability of the carrier
Question #34: A haulier from Lincolnshire decides to apply their right of lien to one of its customers after a sub contract carried out a job for them. Seize and sell a customer's goods to settle outstanding debts This entitles the operator to:
Question #35: Under the Data Protection Act 1998, organisations must register as data controllers if they wish to keep certain information and records. Registrations must be made with:
Question #36: Under the Road Vehicle (Authorised Weight) Regulations 1998, what is the maximum weight of the driving axle on the vehicle shown below:
Question #37: A load on your vehicle projects 2.5 metres to the front. What minimum action should be taken?
Question #38: Under both Construction and Use and the Road Vehicles (Authorised Weight) Regulations, the maximum gross weight possible for a 2 axle drawbar trailer is:
Question #39: Mark Shifter has a new contract for the delivery of new cars to retail outlets. He wishes to maximise the use of a drabar trailer behind a rigid transporter.. What is the maximum length of trailer he can use whilst staying within the overall legal limit for the combination?
Question #40: Which of the following vehicle markings must be displayed by a 38,000 kg gvw road tanker carrying a load of petrol for delivery to a filling station 50 miles away?
Question #41: Henry Long is considering the movement of a controlled waste,for Peko Brakes Ltd. Who is legally responsible for creating the Waste Transfer Note and how long must a copy of it be retained?
Question #42: Which of the following statements relating to Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSAs) are correct?

1. All transport organisations handling or transporting dangerous goods must appoint a DGSA
2. To become qualified, DGSAs must pass examinations set by the Scottish Qualifications Authority on behalf of the DfT
3. DGSAs must renew their qualifications at intervals of no more than 3 years
4. DGSAs must prepare a report for the transport organisation each year
Question #43: A vehicle which has failed its annual DVSA test will be subject to a full (rather than partial) re-examination if it is not re-submitted within a maximum of:
Question #44: Which of the following items of information must be shown on the manufacturer's plate fitted to a goods carrying trailer?
Question #45: A goods vehicle examiner, stops your vehicle and issues a notice stating that the vehicle can only be moved by suspended tow.. The goods form that the vehicle examiner hands you will be a:
Question #46: What is the minimum category of entitlement permitting a driver to drive a rigid goods vehicle with a MAM of 32,000 kg towing a trailer with a MAM of 750 kg?
Question #47: Which of the following has the power to revoke a driver's LGV entitlement on the grounds of physical disability
Question #48: On a dual carriageway (non-motorway) road in Scotland, the maximum speed allowed for a 2 axle rigid vehicle with a permissible maximum weight of 18 tonnes is:
Question #49: Which of the following goods vehicles would be allowed to travel at a maximum of 60 mph on an otherwise unrestricted UK dual carriageway?

1. A rigid vehicle of 7.5 tonnes maximum laden weight
2. A rigid vehicle of 18 tonnes maximum laden weight
3. A rigid vehicle and trailer with a combined maximum laden weight of 7.5 tonnes
4. An articulated vehicle with a maximum laden weight of 40 tonnes
5. A rigid vehicle of 8 tonnes maximum laden weight
Question #50: From the table of maximum national UK speed limits below, identify which combination of lines is correct
Question #51: In the UK a driver hits a flashing beacon adjacent to a pedestrian crossing. He must report this to:
Question #52: A driver injures his head in an accident whilst driving his vehicle. No-one else is injured and there is no damage to any other vehicle or property. Under UK law, the driver:
Question #53: Which of the following documents may be produced to the police to prove that a current valid vehicle insurance is in existence?

1. Certificate of insurance
2. Insurance policy
3. Cover note
4. Renewal notice
5. Schedule to the insurance policy
Question #54: A carrier working for a french wine producer is liable for the loss of a load weighing 2500 kg. What is his normal limit of liability in sterling under the CMR Convention? (Assume 1SDR= £0.80)
Question #55: An operator has to move loads of non-stackable pallets, each weighing one tonne and having dimensions of 1200mm x 1000mm. If a load of 26 pallets had to be moved as a single consignment, which of the following vehicles would be most suited to the work?
Question #56: Quick fast supermarkets open a new store and wishes to undertake an international journey which involves transiting Turkey. What document would be required to specifically authorise the crossing of Turkey and from which organisation can it be obtained?
Question #57: Big foot ground contractors have a large contract for piling in Lido de Jeslo Italy. They will be taking a large amount of machinery to carry out the contract and do not wish to pays duty or security bonds. Which of the following carnets can help them to achieve this?
Question #58: What is the purpose of the Schengen Agreement?
Question #59: A UK vehicle is on a journey from Chesterfield to Cologne carrying a consignment of perishable foodstuffs.
Which of the following documents relating to the VEHICLE must be carried?

1. Certified copy of Community Licence
2. ATP Certificate
3. ADR certificate
4. TIR Approval Certificate (GV 60)
5. Vehicle registration document (V5C)
Question #60: Which lncoterm places almost all responsibilities on the seller; the buyer receives the goods at his premises after all duties have been paid