Forklift Test MCQ Quiz: Trivia!

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Forklift Test MCQ Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is allowed to operate lift truck equipment?
    • A. 

      Anyone with a valid drivers license

    • B. 

      Someone who has 3 months experience

    • C. 

      Only those who have read the operator's manual

    • D. 

      Only trained and authorized personnel that are employer certified

  • 2. 
    Once a person has been trained to operate a lift truck, they are authorized to use any type of lifting device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following requires powered industrial truck operator recertification?
    • A. 

      The lift truck operator hits racking while driving the truck

    • B. 

      A portion of the load falls during handling

    • C. 

      It has been three years since employer certification

    • D. 

      When another operator is involved in an accident

  • 4. 
    The Industrial Truck Association has placed powered industrial trucks into how many classes?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      6

  • 5. 
    How much does an unloaded 5,000 lb capacity lift truck weigh?
    • A. 

      Approximately 3,000 lb

    • B. 

      Approximately 5,000 lb

    • C. 

      Approximately 9,000 lb

    • D. 

      Approximately 12,000 lb

  • 6. 
    What is the number one cause of powered industrial truck fatalities?
    • A. 

      Struck by a falling object

    • B. 

      Tip over

    • C. 

      Lift truck striking pedestrian

    • D. 

      Falling from forks

  • 7. 
    When backing out of a trailer, it is important to assure the pathway is clear for safe travel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The center of gravity of an unloaded lift truck is located:
    • A. 

      In the counterbalance

    • B. 

      Over the forks

    • C. 

      Under the operator's seat

    • D. 

      At the steering wheel

  • 9. 
    Fast and sudden maneuvers are the safest manner of moving a lift truck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The center of gravity of the load and pallet

    • B. 

      The center of gravity of the truck

    • C. 

      The combination of the center of gravity of the truck and load

  • 11. 
    Please refer to Figure #1.  Which dimension defines the "Load Center"?
    • A. 

      Dimension A

    • B. 

      Dimension B

    • C. 

      Dimension C

  • 12. 
    What will happen if the "Combined Center of Gravity" moves outside the stability triangle?
    • A. 

      The lift truck will remain stable

    • B. 

      The lift truck will tip over in the same direction

  • 13. 
    As the load center increases, the capacity increases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Refer to Figure #2.  Generally, which truck will resist tipping over sideways if turning quickly?
    • A. 

      Truck A

    • B. 

      Truck B

  • 15. 
    Refer to Figure #3.  Can a lift truck with a 5,000 lb capacity at a 24" load center lift the following load?
    • A. 

      Yes, the lift truck can safely lift the load

    • B. 

      No, the lift truck cannot safely lift the load

  • 16. 
    Operators using a lift truck must use the available seat belt?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In the event of a lateral or longitudinal tip-over, the operator of a sitdown counterbalance lift truck should:
    • A. 

      Hold on firmly to steering wheel with both hands

    • B. 

      Brace feet against floorboard

    • C. 

      Lean away from the point of impact

    • D. 

      Stay within the operator compartment

  • 18. 
    The inspection of the lift truck should be performed when?
    • A. 

      Beginning of each shift

    • B. 

      Every 40 hours

    • C. 

      When strange noises are heard

  • 19. 
    If the lift truck develops mechanical problems, the operator should:
    • A. 

      Operate the lift truck until the mechanic arrives

    • B. 

      Repair the problem to the best of their ability

    • C. 

      Immediately report the mechanical problem to your supervisor

  • 20. 
    Which of the following are part of the pre-operational checklist?
    • A. 

      Mast functions

    • B. 

      Overhead guard

    • C. 

      Seat belt

  • 21. 
    A nameplate is not required if the operator knows the capacity of the lift truck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    When the lift truck is left unattended, the forks must be placed:
    • A. 

      Above eye level

    • B. 

      4" to 6" above the ground

    • C. 

      On the floor

  • 23. 
    When picking up a load, the forks must be spaced:
    • A. 

      As close together as possible

    • B. 

      As wide apart as necessary for maximum support of the load

    • C. 

      As far apart as possible

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Lean out to one side of the truck so that you can see

    • B. 

      Lift the load high enough so that you can see underneath

    • C. 

      Drive in reverse

    • D. 

      Have someone direct your path

  • 25. 
    Refer to Figure #4.  Which truck positioning is best to provide maximum clearance for tail swing?
    • A. 

      Truck 1

    • B. 

      Truck 2

    • C. 

      Truck 3