Trucks (lorry) «C1»

Questions Bank section: Know Your Vehicle

1032. What is the permitted tyre size for a vehicle?

  • As determined by the tire manufacturer.
  • Any size of tire, as long as all the vehicle tires are of the same size.
  • As approved by a licensed garage.
  • As determined by the manufacturer and noted in the vehicle’s registration document.
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1033. What are you required to do after changing a wheel?

  • There is no need to do anything special.
  • Tighten the wheel’s retaining nuts after removing the jack stand, and repeat this procedure after driving 50km.
  • Make a general check (of tire properness and your kicking ability) by lightly kicking the tire.
  • Check the temperature of the tire before the next drive.
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1034. What is the proper way of checking engine oil level?

  • By using the engine’s dipstick, when the engine is cold and turned off.
  • There is no need to check the engine’s oil, but only to change it in accordance with the manufacturer’s requirements.
  • It can only be checked in a licensed garage.
  • Only before the vehicle’s annual test.
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1035. Is it permitted to change the size of tires on a vehicle?

  • Only if it is approved in advance by the Licensing Authority in the Ministry of Transportation.
  • Yes, to any size the driver wants, provided that all the vehicle’s wheels are replaced with new ones.
  • Yes, if the change is approved by the insurance company.
  • Absolutely not.
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1037. When is it required to exchange the vehicle’s fire extinguisher?

  • Every other annual test, meaning once every two years.
  • When it was fully or partially used, or when its pressure gauge indicates low internal pressure.
  • Every year, before the vehicle’s annual test.
  • When you cannot hear the material moving inside the fire extinguisher.
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  • When the tires are hot.
  • When the tires are cold.
  • Once a year.
  • Before every periodic treatment.
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1039. What are the risks of driving a vehicle with a leaking engine exhaust system?

  • Engine over-heating.
  • The penetration of burnt gases to the passenger compartment, which might cause loss of consciousness.
  • It might harm nearby vehicles.
  • There is no risk in driving a vehicle with a leaking emission system.
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1041. How can we lower the vehicle’s fuel consumption?

  • Make sure to drive in the lowest gear.
  • Fill up the vehicle with a lower octane fuel than required.
  • Make as many strong engine accelerations as possible.
  • Change gear according to the correct speed and road conditions and avoid high engine revolutions.
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1042. How can we reduce air pollution caused by the vehicle’s gas emissions?

  • By washing the vehicle’s fuel tank once a month.
  • By keeping the engine and its surroundings clean.
  • It is impossible to reduce air pollution. It is a constant factor in the vehicle.
  • By regular maintenance of the vehicle’s engine and other systems.
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1045. What is the function of the vehicle’s auxiliary (parking/hand) brake?

  • To secure the vehicle from moving or going downhill..
  • To assist the driver during a “hill start” only.
  • Its use prevents wear of the service brakes (foot brake)?
  • To enhance the braking force of the vehicle’s brakes.
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