CITB CSCS Mock Test 2022

The CITB CSCS mock test for operatives below features 50 random CSCS test questions and answers to help you practice and pass your test in 2022.

Please ensure you read each question carefully as some may require multiple answers, and the only way to get a full point for that question is to select all the correct answers.

The pass mark for this CSCS mock test is 45 out of 50. Let us know in the comments section how you got on with this CITB CSCS mock test. Was it easy? Was it difficult? Let us know below. Good luck !!!

1. Who is responsible for checking a ladder before it can be used?

Question 1 of 50

2. In which of these are you most likely to encounter asbestos?

Question 2 of 50

3. You stumble upon a rare plant or animal that is protected by law, which two activities below would be considered illegal? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 3 of 50

4. How is asbestos correctly identified?

Question 4 of 50

5. What should you do if you discover a bird in a nest where work needs to be done?

Question 5 of 50

6. Which of these best describes the word “hazard”?

Question 6 of 50

7. What does this signal mean?

Question 7 of 50

8. What does this sign mean?

Question 8 of 50

9. What’s the FIRST thing you should do if you find an injured person while working on your own?

Question 9 of 50

10. What is the main cause of death among workers in confined spaces?

Question 10 of 50

11. What should you do if a Health and Safety Executive inspector asks you to provide details of an accident you witnessed at work?

Question 11 of 50

12. What colour coding do water fire extinguishers fall under?

Question 12 of 50

13. It is a general rule that noise levels may be excessive if you must shout to speak to someone how far away?

Question 13 of 50

14. Which of these should not be in a first-aid kit?

Question 14 of 50

15. What’s the first thing you should do if a colleague collapse and there are no first-aiders around?

Question 15 of 50

16. Which of these is most likely to happen if a worker fails to report a near miss?

Question 16 of 50

17. What does it mean if a Health and Safety Executive officer issues an improvement notice after observing you at work?

Question 17 of 50

18. You find yourself on the job site next to a co-worker who is using a loud piece of machinery. You are wearing no hearing protection. What do you need to do?

Question 18 of 50

19. Why is it important for your employer to carry out accident investigations?

Question 19 of 50

20. You should report all serious accidents to_______.

Question 20 of 50

21. What could happen if oxygen levels in a confined space drops below 8 percent?

Question 21 of 50

22. If you need to hand dig near any electrical underground services you must use:

Question 22 of 50

23. Which of these best describes the term “near miss”?

Question 23 of 50

24. Which of these would result in you being ordered to leave the work site immediately? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 24 of 50

25. Why is it that building sites use 110 volt instead of the regular 230 volt domestic supply?

Question 25 of 50

26. Which illness can result from exposure to asbestos fibres?

Question 26 of 50

27. Your job requires you to wear ear defenders while on site. However, one pad is missing. What should you do?

Question 27 of 50

28. What does this sign mean?

Question 28 of 50

29. What does this sign mean?

Question 29 of 50

30. What should you do if you’re carrying excavation work and discover some old coins in the soil?

Question 30 of 50

31. What’s the first thing you should do if a worker collapses while working in a deep inspection chamber?

Question 31 of 50

32. If you’re required to use skin barrier cream, when should this be applied?

Question 32 of 50

33. Why should workers be fully trained and competent before they’re allowed to enter a confined space?

Question 33 of 50

34. Which statement regarding asbestos is true?

Question 34 of 50

35. Why is a person always positioned immediately outside of a confined space while work is taking place inside it?

Question 35 of 50

36. What does it mean if your entire work site has been given a prohibition notice?

Question 36 of 50

37. What is the recommended safe voltage for electrical equipment on a building site?

Question 37 of 50

38. Which hazardous substance is often found in cement-based roofing sheets?

Question 38 of 50

39. What should you do if you accidentally cut your finger and you can’t get it to stop bleeding?

Question 39 of 50

40. What does this sign mean?

Question 40 of 50

41. Which of the following is the best option if you're trying to avoid causing any harm to a protected species in an area where you're working?

Question 41 of 50

42. If there’s an emergency on site you should ______.

Question 42 of 50

43. What should you do if you think a load is about to fall from a moving vehicle?

Question 43 of 50

44. What substance is probably present in the air if workers notice the smell of rotten eggs?

Question 44 of 50

45. What colour coding do CO2 fire extinguishers fall under?

Question 45 of 50

46. What should you do if you cut a finger while working on site?

Question 46 of 50

47. Why is it important for workers using a half mask respirator to be clean shaven?

Question 47 of 50

48. What is the first thing you should do when you arrive on site for your first day of work?

Question 48 of 50

49. What should you do if you discover a fire on site?

Question 49 of 50

50. It is important to preserve old buildings because______.

Question 50 of 50


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Comments (20)

  1. charlotte jones says:

    49/50 pass ! my test is saturday…

  2. Andrzej Wronka says:

    Hello, which test would I need to take as a joiner?
    Thank you

  3. Martin says:

    On my way to test now…feel alot more confident because of this site usually score 45 or above so I think I should be OK

  4. Andrew James Walker says:

    Passed with 47/50.
    Very useful and gives a good idea what to expect on test day.

  5. ali says:

    these questions are really challenging practice them one day before your examiantion

    • ja says:

      Can you tell me the answer to “why is it important for workers using a half mask respirator to be clean shaven?” I have tried it on 2 different websites and got different answers; hair can block filter and hair can hamper the seal.

    • admin says:

      Q: Why is it important for workers using a half mask respirator to be clean shaven?
      A: Facial hair can hamper the seal.

  6. steven hargreaves says:

    Which test would suit me as i am going for my dumper truck cert, is it the CPCS health and safety environment test?

  7. Sheyla says:

    Hi Admin please tell me which test should i do for Construction Cleaning?
    Regards Sheyla

  8. Jerry says:

    I just scored 47/50. What is the pass scored needed please?

  9. Mr. E says:

    Most of the questions were easy for me, the fire extinguisher ones I can’t seem to remember I will keep at it though. Test booked for next Thursday.

  10. Sam says:

    Thanks to the site owner i passed my test today. I will recommend this site to my friends who will take the test soon aswell.

  11. Angie says:

    Excellent site I passed my cscs test today by using this site. Thank you.

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