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The following 24 multiple-choice questions relate to the first 12 parts of the course.

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  • 1. 
    Common law   Which of the following are essential ingredients of all contracts? 1. Offer   2. Acceptance   3. Consideration 4. Written form   5. Invitation to contract
    • A. 

      All the above

    • B. 

      2, 3 ,4 and 5 only

    • C. 

      1, 2, and 3 only

    • D. 

      3 and 4 only

  • 2. 
    For a contract to be legally binding there must be:
    • A. 

      An offer only

    • B. 

      Offer and acceptance only

    • C. 

      Offer, acceptance and consideration

    • D. 

      Offer, acceptance, consideration and a written agreement

  • 3. 
    Carriers and conditions of carriage   A company has the power to restrict its legal liability to a consignor of goods by defining the limits of its liabilities in its:  
    • A. 

      Conditions of employment

    • B. 

      Conditions of carriage

    • C. 

      Articles of association

    • D. 

      Memorandum of association

  • 4. 
    Which of the following terms and statements would you expect to find in standard conditions of carriage used by a road haulage company?   1. A statement that the haulier must be recognised as a common carrier   2. A general lien on the customer’s goods, should carriage charges not be paid   3. An exclusion of liability for losses caused by the negligence of the sender   4. A commitment by the haulage company to meet the quality standard ISO 9001   5. Limits of liability for loss of or damage to goods
    • A. 

      1 and 5 only

    • B. 

      3 and 4 only

    • C. 

      1,2 and 4 only

    • D. 

      2,3 and 5 only

  • 5. 
    Liability and company law   An action for negligence can only be brought if:
    • A. 

      The defendant has committed a criminal offence

    • B. 

      The plaintiff has suffered no damages

    • C. 

      The plaintiff has suffered damage in some ways

    • D. 

      The plaintiff has a contract with the defendant

  • 6. 
    When forming a private limited company, a statement that the liability of the members is limited must be contained in the:
    • A. 

      Certificate of Trading

    • B. 

      Memorandum of Association

    • C. 

      Statement of Association

    • D. 

      Articles of Association

  • 7. 
    Employment legislation   Under current employment legislation, an employer must give an employee, working 35 hours per week, a written statement of the main conditions of employment:  
    • A. 

      Prior to commencement of employment

    • B. 

      As soon as employment begins

    • C. 

      Within one month of commencing employment

    • D. 

      Within two months of commencing employment

  • 8. 
    Unless it can be shown that there are special reasons that justify any discrimination, The Equality Act applies to:
    • A. 

      Married women only

    • B. 

      Single women only

    • C. 

      All men and women

    • D. 

      Single and married women only

  • 9. 
    When an employee is suspended from work on medical grounds because of a health risk, providing that the employee remains available for work, he/she is entitled to normal pay for up to a maximum of:
    • A. 

      36 weeks

    • B. 

      26 weeks

    • C. 

      18 weeks

    • D. 

      6 weeks

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Employee’s home address

    • B. 

      Holidays and holiday pay

    • C. 

      Duties of the employee

    • D. 

      Details of what expenses can be claimed

  • 11. 
    Health and safety   Within what period must an employer establish a safety committee when requested to do so in writing by at least two safety representatives?
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      Six months

    • C. 

      Four months

    • D. 

      Three months

  • 12. 
    Employer’s liability insurance is designed to meet claims:
    • A. 

      By employees injured during the course of their employment

    • B. 

      By employees alleging they have been unfairly dismissed

    • C. 

      By customers injured by defective products

    • D. 

      For loss of production due to strikes

  • 13. 
    Drivers’ hours   An LGV driver on a domestic hours journey must not work in any 24-hour period for longer than:
    • A. 

      10 hours 30 minutes

    • B. 

      11 hours

    • C. 

      11 hours 30 minutes

    • D. 

      12 hours

  • 14. 
    A driver subject to EC regulation 561/2006 must take a break after having driven for a total of:
    • A. 

      4 hours

    • B. 

      4 hours 30 minutes

    • C. 

      5 hours

    • D. 

      5 hours 30 minutes

  • 15. 
    Essential record keeping   A driver must return completed tachograph charts to the operator within:
    • A. 

      7 days

    • B. 

      42 day

    • C. 

      14 day

    • D. 

      28 days

  • 16. 
    Who is responsible for ensuring that the tachograph seals remain intact?
    • A. 

      The operator only

    • B. 

      The driver only

    • C. 

      The driver and the operator

    • D. 

      The authorised examiner

  • 17. 
    Under EC tachograph regulations, which of the following goods vehicles must be fitted with a tachograph on national journeys:   1. 1.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight 2. 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight 3. 5.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight 4. 7.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight
    • A. 

      1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only are correct

    • C. 

      3 and 4 only are correct

    • D. 

      2, 3 and 4 are correct

  • 18. 
    Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations   Which of the following statements relating to the Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations are correct?
    1. The average working week should not exceed 54 hours
    2. The maximum hours that may be worked in any one week is 60
    3. Periods of availability count towards a driver’s total working time
    4. The average working week is normally measured over a 17- week period
    5. Drivers working at night are limited to a maximum of 10 hours work per shift
    • A. 

      1 & 4 only

    • B. 

      2,3 & 5 only

    • C. 

      1 & 3 only

    • D. 

      2,4 & 5 only

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      10.30

    • B. 

      11.30

    • C. 

      12.00

    • D. 

      13.00

  • 20. 
    Accounting for VAT   VAT-related records must be kept for a minimum period of time. This period is:
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      3 years

    • C. 

      5 years

    • D. 

      6 years

  • 21. 
    A company accounts for its VAT using the cash accounting system. This means that the VAT on sales is
    • A. 

      Not payable until the invoices have been paid by the customer

    • B. 

      Liable to be paid once the invoices have been sent to the customer

    • C. 

      Calculated on an annual basis

    • D. 

      Calculated at a set rate for your industry

  • 22. 
    E P Transport agrees to pay drivers a night out rate in excess of the figure agreed with HMRC:
    • A. 

      The employer becomes liable for paying any tax in excess of benefits received by the driver

    • B. 

      The employee will be taxed on the excess benefits received

    • C. 

      Neither the employer nor driver have any additional tax liability

    • D. 

      The driver must repay any excess benefit into a personal pension plan

  • 23. 
    During the quarter, ABC Haulage charges his customers £900 in VAT and pays £1,100 in VAT to their suppliers. At the end of the quarter the company would:
    • A. 

      Pay £200 to HMRC

    • B. 

      Claim £1,100 from HMRC

    • C. 

      Claim £200 from HMRC

    • D. 

      Pay £1,100 to HMRC

  • 24. 
    Identify which combination of these statements is correct in respect of a haulier considering registration for VAT purposes. 1. Registration is optional provided sales do not exceed the registration threshold 2. Registration is not permitted until the registration threshold is reached 3. Registration is compulsory once the registration threshold is reached 4. Registration can be postponed to the end of the financial year even if the registration threshold is reached 5. Registration is never required as transport services are always exempt from VAT
    • A. 

      1 & 3 only

    • B. 

      2 & 3 only

    • C. 

      4 & 5 only

    • D. 

      1 & 4 only