CSCS Test Questions: Excavations And Confined Places
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Excavations And Confined Places - CSCS Test Questions

These questions cover the `Excavations and confined places` category of the CSCS test and are very similar to the real test. Prepare for the real CSCS test by answering the questions below.


Core knowledge based question category: Excavations and confined places


1. You are in a confined space. If the level of oxygen drops:





2. You are in a deep trench and start to feel dizzy. What should you do?





3. You are working in a confined space when you notice the smell of bad eggs. This smell is a sign of:





4. You are working in an excavation. If you see the side supports move, you should:





5. An excavation must be supported if:





6. You need to walk through sludge at the bottom of a confined space. Which of these is NOT a hazard?





7. Work in a confined space usually needs three safety documents – a risk assessment, a method statement and:





8. What must happen each time a shift starts work in an excavation?





9. You are in a confined space when the gas alarm sounds. You have no respiratory protective equipment ( RPE). What should you do?





10. If there is sludge at the bottom of a confined space, you should:





11. The main cause of death of people working in a confined space is:





12. What is the main reason for having a person positioned immediately outside a confined space whilst work is taking place inside it?





13. Before work starts in a confined space, how should the air be checked?





14. You are in a deep trench. A lorry backs up to the trench and the engine is left running. What should you do?





15. You are working in a confined space. If the permit to work runs out before you can finish the job, you should:





16.Why is it important that people are trained before they are allowed to go into a confined space?





17. Which of these is NOT a danger that is associated with confined spaces?





18. Which of these would NOT be defined as a confined space?





19. A confined space is defined as:





20. If established hazard limits are exceeded you should:






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Question 1: The correct answer is the Answer 3.

Question 2: The correct answer is Answer 4.

Question 3: The correct answer is Answer 2.

Question 4: The correct answer is Answer 4.

Question 5: The correct answer is Answer 3.

Question 6: The correct answer is Answer 1.

Question 7: The correct answer is Answer 4.

Question 8: The correct answer is Answer 1.

Question 9: The correct answer is Answer 4.

Question 10: The correct answer is Answer 2.

Question 11: The correct answer is Answer 3.

Question 12: The correct answer is Answer 1.

Question 13: The correct answer is Answer 2.

Question 14: The correct answer is Answer 4.

Question 15: The correct answer is Answer 3.

Question 16: The correct answer is Answer 1.

Question 17: The correct answer is Answer 2.

Question 18: The correct answer is Answer 4.

Question 19: The correct answer is Answer 1.

Question 20: The correct answer is Answer 3.

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