CITB CSCS Mock Test 2024

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 2024.

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

Question 1 of 50

2. 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 2 of 50

3. How is asbestos correctly identified?

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

24. It is important to preserve old buildings because______.

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 26 of 50

27. You should report all serious accidents to_______.

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

31. What does this sign mean?

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

33. Which statement regarding asbestos is true?

Question 33 of 50

34. What does this sign mean?

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

36. 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 36 of 50

37. 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 37 of 50

38. What does this sign mean?

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

41. What does this sign mean?

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

45. What does this signal mean?

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

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

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50


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