Truck Driver Interview Test! Trivia Quiz

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Truck Driver Interview Test! Trivia Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Turnover in the trucking industry traditionally is just above 100%.  The best and simplest way to determine if a driver is likely to leave your company is to...
    • A. 

      Ask him if he will commit to staying with your company for a minimum period of time. If he says no, then you have your answer.

    • B. 

      Tell him turnover is a real problem for trucking companies and simply to not bother applying if he is planning on staying for less than one year.

    • C. 

      Ask him if he has other jobs he does on the side.

    • D. 

      Review with him his past work history on his application.

    • E. 

      Gauge his reaction once you review the compensation package.

  • 2. 
    Most interviewers say they can tell a lot about job applicants just by looking at them.  When interviewing job applicants, the most important physical aspect to look for is...
    • A. 

      Their hygiene. If he smells and his clothes are dirty it speaks volumes about his work ethic.

    • B. 

      Their tattoos. Often by taking a quick look at a tattoo, one can learn about the (aggressive) nature of the individual.

    • C. 

      Their piercings. Research confirms that individuals with multiple body piercings tend to be less emotionally stable and make rash decisions.

    • D. 

      Their scars. Noticing knife scars is a good indicator that this individual has a suspect past that needs to be questioned.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    This is a picture of Bruce Mendenhall, a long haul truck driver.  Look at his picture and choose which statement is most likely correct.
    • A. 

      Bruce in his spare time enjoys volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and helps build homes.

    • B. 

      Bruce has been pulled over numerous time for DUI.

    • C. 

      Bruce is very intelligent and was crucial in helping his company increase its on time delivery times by 45% over a 6 month period.

    • D. 

      Bruce is an accused American serial killer.

    • E. 

      Bruce has not missed a day of work in the last 9 years.

  • 4. 
      Recent studies on Trucking accidents confirm that 19% of the drivers are involved in 81% of the accidents.  This reaffirms that certain drivers are much more likely to be involved in an accident than others.  The best way to determine if a driver applicant is in the higher risk group is to...
    • A. 

      Ask him to provide you details of the last accident he was involved in.

    • B. 

      explain that most all drivers eventually have an accident. Ask him for the number of accidents he has been involved in the last 10 years.

    • C. 

      Tell him your company does thorough background checks, so he needs to be honest and tell about his accident history because you will find out anyway.

    • D. 

      Simply ask him to discuss his DMV report relative to accidents.

    • E. 

      Not bother asking about his accident history, but rather just run a DMV report on him.

  • 5. 
     Frederico Capponi...what nationality is that?
    • A. 

      This is an ACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

    • B. 

      This is an UNACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

  • 6. 
    Debbie, I noticed you are wearing an insulin pump. My husband is a diabetic and has one too.  Are there any accommodations we might need to make to help you perform the duties of this job?
    • A. 

      This is an ACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

    • B. 

      This is an UNACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

  • 7. 
    Mr. Higgins, we appreciate you taking the time to come to our offices for the pre-employment test. I will need to see a government issued photo ID before we start; will that be a problem?
    • A. 

      This is an ACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

    • B. 

      This is an UNACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

  • 8. 
    Micheal, part of the time you will be required to load heavy carpet rolls on our trucks using a forklift. Are you taking any medications that may interfere with driving our forklifts?
    • A. 

      This is an ACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

    • B. 

      This is an UNACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

  • 9. 
      Steve, all our employee must take pre-employment drug tests. Have you ever been treated for drug or alcohol abuse?
    • A. 

      This is an ACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

    • B. 

      This is an UNACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

  • 10. 
    You mentioned that you were injured last month.  Has your physician given you the okay to work again? 
    • A. 

      This is an ACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

    • B. 

      This is an UNACCEPTABLE question to ask in an interview.

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