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CSCS Mock Test (100 Multiple Choice Questions)

The CSCS mock test below consists of 100 multiple choice questions covering all the areas you will need to know to pass your Health, Safety and Environment test. The questions in this practice test are similar to the ones you can find on our latest 2020 mock exam here, the only difference is the amount of questions we’ve assigned.

As with all our CSCS mock tests, there is no time limit, so please ensure you read through each question carefully, as some may require multiple answers.

Note: If a question requires multiple answers and you only give one correct answer it will not award a full mark for that question. Good luck!!!

1. Which two tasks below would you class as manual handling? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 1 of 100

2. When using a power tool for cutting and grinding, why is it important for the dust to be collected?

Question 2 of 100

3. If your job requires you to use a hazardous substance whose responsibility is it to explain the health risks and safe method of work you need to follow?

Question 3 of 100

4. The best way to ensure a ladder is secured and won’t slip is to:

Question 4 of 100

5. You have just finished working with a particularly noisy piece of equipment and you have a ringing in your ears. What does this symptom imply?

Question 5 of 100

6. Which types of fire extinguishers were designed specifically for tackling Class F fires?

Question 6 of 100

7. Which colour coding does foam fire extinguishers fall under?

Question 7 of 100

8. Why are site inductions important?

Question 8 of 100

9. Which of these statements is true about using ladders?

Question 9 of 100

10. You should always wear appropriate boots when working in wet cement because____.

Question 10 of 100

11. Which of the following is NOT a class A material?

Question 11 of 100

12. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 12 of 100

13. Wet chemical fire extinguishers are identified by which colour?

Question 13 of 100

14. What would you do if you’re using a hammer and the head comes loose?

Question 14 of 100

15. Give TWO separate answers as to how excess noise can affect your health.

Question 15 of 100

16. What should you do if you accidentally drop your safety helmet and crack it?

Question 16 of 100

17. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 17 of 100

18. When using water to help control levels of dust when cutting, what should you do?

Question 18 of 100

19. What should be done if you have an accident at work which results in you being absent from work for more than 7 days? Choose TWO answers.

Question 19 of 100

20. A risk assessment is important because?

Question 20 of 100

21. What does the heath and safety sign below mean?


Question 21 of 100

22. Which of the following is possible if you inhale asbestos dust?

Question 22 of 100

23. What does the health and safety sign below tell you?


Question 23 of 100

24. What do yellow and black health and safety signs like the one below mean?


Question 24 of 100

25. High levels of dust can be inhaled when performing tasks such as grinding, drilling, sanding and cutting. These levels are most dangerous when:

Question 25 of 100

26. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 26 of 100

27. What should you do if the ladder you’re about to use is damaged?

Question 27 of 100

28. What should you do FIRST if someone is unconscious but you are not a trained first aider?

Question 28 of 100

29. After discovering an unlabelled bottle of chemicals what should you do?

Question 29 of 100

30. If you see the word “SENSITISER” on a bottled substance, this means that____.

Question 30 of 100

31. To help prevent injuries caused by manual handling you should do all the following EXCEPT:

Question 31 of 100

32. If you want to be a first aider at work you should___.

Question 32 of 100

33. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 33 of 100

34. What should you do if you discover a child wondering around on a construction site?

Question 34 of 100

35. Protective mid-soles in your safety footwear are designed to:

Question 35 of 100

36. Which of these is true about using gloves while handling chemicals?

Question 36 of 100

37. What is the leading cause of death among construction workers?

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

39. What do yellow service pipes carry in relation to underground service pipes?

Question 39 of 100

40. You should tell your employer if you have contracted Weil’s disease on site because:

Question 40 of 100

41. If you need to operate a power tool you must be:

Question 41 of 100

42. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 42 of 100

43. Which of these statements is true about storing materials on a working platform?

Question 43 of 100

44. All of the following statements are true about using podium steps EXCEPT?

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

46. When you are drilling, grinding, sanding or dusting, how can you protect your lungs from long-term respiratory damage?

Question 46 of 100

47. If you’re in an accident, which of these does NOT have to be recorded in the accident book? Choose two answers.

Question 47 of 100

48. Which class of fire does magnesium and aluminium materials fall under?

Question 48 of 100

49. Ladders should never be painted because:

Question 49 of 100

50. What should you do if the toilet on your worksite doesn’t work and is always in a messy state?

Question 50 of 100

51. What does your employer’s health and safety policy tell you?

Question 51 of 100

52. All unsafe working practices should be reported immediately; whose responsibility is it to report unsafe working practices?

Question 52 of 100

53. Information regarding hazardous substances can be found in ___.

Question 53 of 100

54. How should your body be positioned when lifting a load?

Question 54 of 100

55. Which of these is true about environmental law?

Question 55 of 100

56. Where would you find information about chemicals found on a work site?

Question 56 of 100

57. Who should provide the first aid box at your worksite?

Question 57 of 100

58. Which of these tasks does NOT cause silica dust to enter into the air?

Question 58 of 100

59. What does the health and safety sign below mean?


Question 59 of 100

60. Besides a CO2 fire extinguisher, which type of fire extinguisher can you use on electrical fires?

Question 60 of 100

61. A nest of pigeons along with droppings are discovered in an area where you will be working. What should you do?

Question 61 of 100

62. Are you responsible for helping to reduce the amount of waste created on-site?

Question 62 of 100

63. Which of the following is a physical means of protection?

Question 63 of 100

64. Which of these materials would you use a water fire extinguisher on?

Question 64 of 100

65. What does the health and safety sign below mean?

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 65 of 100

66. What should you do if the first aid box at your workplace is missing items or completely empty?

Question 66 of 100

67. Which of these must you do if you need to run an electrical cable across an area used by vehicles? (Choose two answers)

Question 67 of 100

68. Information regarding your emergency assembly points will be ___.

Question 68 of 100

69. All near misses should be reported:

Question 69 of 100

70. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 70 of 100

71. In the event of a fire you should do all the following EXCEPT:

Question 71 of 100

72. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?

Question 72 of 100

73. To operate a plant on site you must: (Choose 2 Answers)

Question 73 of 100

74. Who manages health and safety at a construction site?

Question 74 of 100

75. What does the health and safety sign below mean?


Question 75 of 100

76. Checking a ladder before use should be done by?

Question 76 of 100

77. What does the health and safety sign below mean?


Question 77 of 100

78. Why is it important for you to keep your working environment clean and tidy?

Question 78 of 100

79. The colour coding for a dry powder fire extinguisher is?

Question 79 of 100

80. What does this health and safety sign tell you about a specific type of chemical?


Question 80 of 100

81. Which of these fire extinguisher is most suitable for electrical fires?

Question 81 of 100

82. Upon discovering asbestos on a work site what should you do?

Question 82 of 100

83. What does the health and safety sign below mean?


Question 83 of 100

84. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 84 of 100

85. Who is responsible for recording an injury in the accident book?

Question 85 of 100

86. You are working with a chemical and require respiratory protective equipment (RPE). If none has been given, what do you do?

Question 86 of 100

87. What should you do if you’re working in a deep trench and you start to feel dizzy?

Question 87 of 100

88. Being exposed to which of these items will NOT cause lung infections or diseases?

Question 88 of 100

89. Methane gas is very dangerous in confined spaces because: (choose 2 answers)

Question 89 of 100

90. If there’s a well organised site transport system in place you will see all the following EXCEPT:

Question 90 of 100

91. Which of these must you do if you’re required to use an extension cable? (Choose two answers)

Question 91 of 100

92. Safe manual handling techniques are essential in the workplace because___.

Question 92 of 100

93. What should you do if you suspect someone about to start working on-site is under the influence of alcohol?

Question 93 of 100

94. You should not store loose batteries in a tool bag because___.

Question 94 of 100

95. You need to sweep up dust that was created during your shift. You should:

Question 95 of 100

96. Over time, excess noise can damage your ability to hear. Can such a condition be reversed?

Question 96 of 100

97. What should you do if a Health and Safety Executive inspector asks you about a recent accident you witnessed?

Question 97 of 100

98. You believe that excess noise at the job site has damaged your hearing. What do you need to do?

Question 98 of 100

99. Prohibition notices are given to equipment that:

Question 99 of 100

100. What should you do if one of your colleague has a nail stuck in their foot and you are not a trained first aider?

Question 100 of 100


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Comments (13)

  1. Zahid Aziz says:

    91 out of 100

  2. geoffrey bray says:

    great help did my test this morning and passed

  3. Marco says:

    I got 99/100, my test is next week, I feel confident

  4. Stanley says:

    Excellent website for practicing. Had loads of these questions in my test this morning

  5. Kevin Atma Row says:

    My CSCS test tomorrow, practice Result 93/100

  6. Peter M says:

    Passed first time 48 out of 50 – Thanks for this website very helpful 🙂

  7. krusha says:

    First time I’ve taken this test and got 97 out of 100. I have booked my actual test tomorrow. Let’s keep hopeful that I pass.

  8. Mm says:

    Just passed the test and can assure you, if you test for a week the book and 100 questions before sleep, you defo can pass it.
    Thanks for creators of this website. MM

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