Monday, 21 December 2015

CSCS Mock Test E: Environment

Section E of the 2015 CSCS Health, safety and environment revision book (for operatives) contains Environment questions.

Topics covered are:
  • Environmental awareness and waste control
Before sitting your test you should be able to answer all questions in this section but here are 5 questions you can use to test yourself.

1. Which two of the following should be classed as hazardous waste?
a) Broken ceramic tiles or bricks
b) Polythene and shrink wrap
c) Glass
d) Fluorescent light tubes
e) Used spill kit pads containing oil

2. Which of the following is not good practice n site?
a) Creating a nuisance to the residents of neighbouring properties
b) Preventing water and soil pollution
c) Saving energy
d) Minimising the amount of waste created in doing a job

3. You discover a bird on a nest where you need to work. What should you do?
a) Cover it with a bucket
b) Move it. do you work and then put it back
c) Make others aware of its presence whilst you go and inform your supervisor
d) Scare it away

4. Which excavating you notice some interesting old coins in the loosened soil. What should you do?
a) Stop digging and contact your supervisor
b) Keep digging and see how many more you can find
c) Hide them. Archaeologists working on site will hold up works
d) Keep quiet, you found them so you can keep them

5. Under environmental law, which statement is true?
a) Only directors can be prosecuted if they do not follow the law
b) Only companies can be prosecuted if they do not follow the law
c) Only employees can be prosecuted if they do not follow the law
d) Employees and companies can be prosecuted if they do not follow the law

Answers
1-d,e, 2a-, 3-c, 4-a, 5-d