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Combinations of questions to be used on test.


Combination 1  

•     Identify where you would check the engine oil level and tell me how you would check that the engine has sufficient oil.


Identify where to check level, ie dipstick or sight glass.  Explain that level should be between max and min marks.  For dipstick remove dipstick and wipe clean, return and remove again to check oil level against max/min marks.  For sight glass, ensure glass is clean when checking.

  

•     Show me how you would check that the horn is working on this machine (off road only).


Check is carried out by using control (turn on ignition if necessary).


Combination 2    

•     Identify where the brake fluid reservoir is and tell me how you would check that you have a safe level of hydraulic fluid.


Identify reservoir, check level against high/low markings.


•     Show me how you would check that the lights & brake lights and reflectors are clean and working.


Operate switch (turn on ignition if necessary), identify reflectors.  Check visually for cleanliness and operation.


Combination 3


•     Tell me how you would check the condition of the chain on this machine.


Check for chain wear, correct tension and rear wheel alignment.  Tension should be adjusted as specified in the machine handbook.  Drive chain should be lubricated to ensure that excessive wear does not take place.


•     Show me what checks you would make on the steering movement before using the machine.


Handlebars should be free to move smoothly from full left lock to full right lock without any control cables being stretched, trapped or pinched and without any snagging between moving and fixed parts.


Combination 4


•     Tell me how you would check your tyres to ensure that they are correctly inflated, have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road.


Correct tyre pressure settings can be found in the owner's manual.  Pressures should be checked using a reliable gauge.  Tread depth must be at least 1mm deep, forming a continuous band at least ¾ of the breadth of the tread and all the way around.  There should be no lumps, bulges or tears.


•     Show me how you would check the operation of the front brake on this machine.


Wheel the machine forward and apply the front brake.  


Combination 5


•     Identify where you would check the engine oil level and tell me how you would check that the engine has sufficient oil.


Identify where to check level, ie dipstick or sight glass.  Explain that level should be between max and min marks.  For dipstick remove dipstick and wipe clean, return and remove again to check oil level against max/min marks.  For sight glass, ensure glass is clean when checking.  


•     Show me how you would check that the lights & brake lights and reflectors are clean and working.


Operate switch (turn on ignition if necessary), identify reflectors.  Check visually for cleanliness and operation.


Combination 6


•     Tell me how you would check your tyres to ensure that they are correctly inflated, have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road.


Correct tyre pressure settings can be found in the owner's manual.  Pressures should be checked using a reliable gauge.  Tread depth must be at least 1mm deep, forming a continuous band at least ¾ of the breadth of the tread and all the way around.  There should be no lumps, bulges or tears.


•     Show me how you would check the operation of the brakes on this machine.


Check for excessive travel on the brake lever and the brake pedal and for unusual play or sponginess.


Combination 7


•     Identify where you would check the engine oil level and tell me how you would check that the engine has sufficient oil.


Identify where to check level, ie dipstick or sight glass.  Explain that level should be between max and min marks.  For dipstick remove dipstick and wipe clean, return and remove again to check oil level against max/min marks.  For sight glass, ensure glass is clean when checking.  


•     Show me how you would check the operation of the engine cut out switch.


Operate switch.


Combination 8


•     Tell me how you would check your tyres to ensure that they are correctly inflated, have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road.


Correct tyre pressure settings can be found in the owner's manual.  Pressures should be checked using a reliable gauge.  Tread depth must be at least 1mm deep, forming a continuous band at least ¾ of the breadth of the tread and all the way around.  There should be no lumps, bulges or tears.


•     Show me what checks you would make on the steering movement before using the machine.


Handlebars should be free to move smoothly from full left lock to full right lock without any control cables being stretched, trapped or pinched and without any snagging between moving and fixed parts.


Combination 9    


•     Identify where the brake fluid reservoir is and tell me how you would check that you have a safe level of hydraulic fluid.


Identify reservoir, check level against high/low markings.


•     Show me how you would check the operation of the engine cut out switch.

Operate switch.


Combination 10  


•     Tell me how you would check the condition of the chain on this machine.


Check for chain wear, correct tension and rear wheel alignment.  Tension should be adjusted as specified in the machine handbook.  Drive chain should be lubricated to ensure that excessive wear does not take place.


•     Show me how you would check that the horn is working on this machine (off road only).


Check is carried out by using control (turn on ignition if necessary).


Before the module 2 test begins, you will be asked to read a car registration number from 20.5 meters, followed by the "Show Me Tell Me Questions" then one question regarding carrying a pillion passenger.

You must take with you

     DRIVERS LICENCE

     C.B.T. CERTIFICATE

     PASSPORT or PHOTO I.D. ( If  still using an old paper type licence )

     THEORY CERTIFICATE

     MODULE 1 PASS CERTIFICATE


IF YOU FORGET ONE, THE TEST WILL BE TERMINATED WITH NO REFUND


During the test you will be asked to perform

      Hill Start

      Angle Start

     2 Setting off manoeuvres

     



You will also be asked one of the following pillion questions:


Q:   What instruction would you give to a passenger you are about to carry as a pillion?

A:   Sit facing forward with feet on pegs, relax and lean with the bike.

Do not put feet out when bike stops. Hold onto grab rail/carrier or rider.


Q:  What adjustments could you make to the bike prior to carrying a pillion?

A: Adjust rear shock absorbers, increase tyre pressure to manufacturers     recommended pressures for carrying a pillion. Adjust headlights and mirrors.


Q: What difference will carrying a pillion make to the handling and controls of the     machine?

A: Steering will be lighter, braking distance will be extended, the handling will be heavier with

a raised centre of gravity, and acceleration will be slower.


Q: If your bike is fitted with panniers how would you load them.

A: Panniers should be loaded with the weight distributed evenly at both sides and the heaviest items should be at the bottom.



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