CSCS Green Card Mock Test – Environmental Awareness and Waste Control

This CSCS Green card mock test features 27 practice questions to test your knowledge of Environmental Awareness and Waste Control.

These questions are identical to the ones you will face in your real CITB Green card test. The pass mark for this CSCS Green card mock test is 25 out of 27.

Important: You need to select all correct answers for the questions that require multiple answers. If you only select one answer for a question that requires multiple answers, it will be marked as wrong. Good luck!

1. Which of these is a simple way you can help to protect the environment?

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2. Which statement below is true if there’s an oil spill on site but only one litre of oil has spilled?

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3. TWO simple but effective ways of saving energy and reducing harmful emissions on site are ___ and ___. (Choose 2 answers)

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4. You are working outdoors and notice oil has leaked from a machine on to the ground, what is the correct way to clean it up?

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

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6. What does it mean if you see this label on a container filled with chemicals?

cscs health and safety sign

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

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8. What should you do if you need to dispose of waste liquid that has oil in it?

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9. How should you dispose of waste concrete and washout water?

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10. It is important to preserve old buildings because______.

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11. What TWO actions can you take to help minimize waste on site? (Choose 2 answers)

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12. According to Environmental Law, which statement below is TRUE?

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13. All of the following may cause a nuisance to neighbours of a work site EXCEPT:

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14. How should you deal with the disposal of hazardous waste on site? (Choose 2 answers)

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15. Over ordering materials can lead to ____ on a work site.

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16. Which of these is most likely to cause air pollution on a work site?

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17. Why is it important for waste to be segregated on a work site? (Choose 2 answers)

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18. Which of the following is an example of BAD site practice?

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19. Which TWO of these are common causes of water pollution on a construction site? (Choose 2 answers)

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20. You're working on a noisy task on site and realise it will be impossible to complete it before the end of usual working hours. What is the FIRST thing you should do?

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21. 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?

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22. If a diesel or oil spill occurs on site, what action should be taken?

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

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24. What type of pollution is likely to be created by using hand-held power tools?

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25. Which THREE common work site items would be considered as hazardous waste? (Choose 3 answers)

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26. Which THREE of these are important reasons for saving energy on a building site? (Choose 3 answers)

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27. The best way to minimize dust on site is by ___.

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