Heavy trucks «C»

Questions Bank section: Know Your Vehicle

0987. What might be the consequence of excessive brake use?

  • Overcooling of the brakes and increase of braking efficiency.
  • Overheating of the brakes and decrease of braking efficiency.
  • Excessive use of the brakes should cause no concern.
  • The power of the engine might be decreased and it might even stop working.
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0988. What would you do to achieve safe driving down a continuous steep slope?

  • Use the engine’s braking power by shifting to a lower gear and make only partial use of the brakes
  • It is not recommended to drive in a sharp descent for a long time.
  • You should rely solely on the engine’s braking power.
  • You should step on the brake pedal firmly and continuously to maintain the desirable speed.
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0989. What might happen as a result of brake over- heating?

  • The engine will overheat.
  • The vehicle will lose its steering properties.
  • The tires will heat and wear-out more.
  • The brakes efficiency is significantly reduced.
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0999. What are you required to do if you detect a malfunction in the braking system while driving?

  • Slow down and try to accustom yourself to the situation and complete your drive safely.
  • Slow down and rely on the ABS System.
  • Continue driving very carefully and use the parking brake.
  • Stop driving immediately and ensure that the vehicle is towed to a garage and checked there.
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1000. How should you use the gearbox while driving on a continuous descent?

  • The gearbox should be in high gear.
  • The gearbox selector should be in a low gear.
  • The gear used while driving on a continuous descent is of no importance, as long as the brakes function properly.
  • The gearbox handle should be in neutral gear.
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1001. What is the function of the ABS System?

  • To shorten the life span of the tires.
  • To facilitate softer and milder braking on a wet roadway.
  • To maintain the vehicle’s steering and maneuvering abilities during emergency braking.
  • To facilitate softer and milder braking on a dry roadway.
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1027. What is the consequence of tyre pressure that is too high?

  • Uneven tire wear and shortened of tyre life.
  • It is harder to turn the steering wheel.
  • Rapid wear and tear of the steering wheel.
  • Longer tire life span and reduced fuel consumption.
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1064. What is the risk of using the GPS navigation system while driving?

  • There is no risk in using the GPS navigation system while driving. It is only beneficial.
  • Disruption of the engine management systems.
  • Driver distraction.
  • Fast draining of the vehicle’s battery.
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1468. The manufacure date of a vehicle’s tire is:

  • Noted in the vehicle book.
  • Marked on the tire.
  • Noted in the vehicle’s registration document.
  • Noted in the vehicle’s insurance policy.
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1656. What should you check when purchasing a new tire for your vehicle?

  • Only that the air pressure of the new tire is identical to that of the old tire.
  • Only that the size of the new tire is identical to that of the old tire.
  • Only that the shape of the tire’s sole (the tire’s surface) is identical to that of the old tire.
  • The tire’s manufacture date, to ensure it is not too old (over 6 years).
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