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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 2022 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. What should you do if you need to use a mobile tower scaffold but the wheel brakes aren’t working?

Question 1 of 100

2. For maximum protection when using a mask you should:

Question 2 of 100

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


Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

7. Pedestrians are most likely injured by site vehicles when the vehicles are:

Question 7 of 100

8. If you have to use a ladder, what angle should you adjust the ladder to?

Question 8 of 100

9. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 9 of 100

10. Occupational asthma can make it impossible to work with specific materials. How is it caused?

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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


Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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


Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

21. Which of these best describes working at height?

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

24. Hazardous substances can be identified by?

Question 24 of 100

25. You witness a scaffold collapse, if you’re questioned about this accident you should:

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

28. What TWO methods can you use to reduce the amount of dust from becoming airborne?

Question 28 of 100

29. You are provided with a dust mask to protect against dangerous fumes but this mask is partially damaged. What should you do?

Question 29 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 30 of 100

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


Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

33. When using a CO2 fire extinguisher you should be aware that the nozzle will become?

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

35. Using eye protection is vital for onsite safety, when should you wear eye protection?

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

37. Prohibition notices are given to equipment that:

Question 37 of 100

38. 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 2 answers)

Question 38 of 100

39. Which of these is true about environmental law?

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

41. What should you do if you notice a safety hazard that no one else seems to notice?

Question 41 of 100

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

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

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


Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

48. Why are site inductions important?

Question 48 of 100

49. Exposure to which of these would most likely result in you contracting Weil’s disease?

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

51. If you’re in an accident, which of these does NOT have to be recorded in the accident book? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 51 of 100

52. In the event of an accident a first aider can do all the following EXCEPT:

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Health and Safety Sign

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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


Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

60. What should you do if a fire breaks out and you’ve not been trained to use a fire extinguisher?

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. How often should you replace your high-visibility clothing?

Question 63 of 100

64. What should you do if your supervisor asks you to drive a truck but you have never driven one before?

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

67. What should you do if the extension wire you need to use has a cut in the outer cover?

Question 67 of 100

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


Question 68 of 100

69. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?

Question 69 of 100

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


Question 70 of 100

71. When does your employer need to provide a first-aid box?

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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


Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

75. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 75 of 100

76. Wearing a safety helmet in hot weather can be uncomfortable, which of these is true about wearing a safety helmet in hot weather?

Question 76 of 100

77. One of the most important location to remember on your jobsite is:

Question 77 of 100

78. You are required to undertake some work that will produce dust. What will you need to do?

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

80. If an HSE inspector visits your site what should you do?

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 86 of 100

87. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

91. What are blue and white safety signs like the one below used to indicate?


Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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


Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

97. 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 97 of 100

98. Which category does titanium and aluminium materials fall under?

Question 98 of 100

99. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 99 of 100

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

Question 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

  1. Louis Michaels says:


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