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Amanda Highmoor
Quiz by Amanda Highmoor, updated more than 1 year ago
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Rail Quiz on PTS Test Questions, created by Amanda Highmoor on 01/10/2019.

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Question 1

Question
Label the correct parts of the track
Answer
  • Ten Foot
  • Six Foot
  • Running Line
  • Cess
  • Platform
  • Four Foot

Question 2

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In the phonetic alphabet, how would you describe STROOD?
Answer
  • Sierra, Tango, Romeo, Octopus, Octopus, Delta
  • Sierra, Telephone, Reverse, Oscar, Oscar, Deer
  • Sierra, Tango, Romeo, Oscar, Oscar, Delta

Question 3

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A Site Warden's cuff is blue with white writing.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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A site warden is needed when; The boundary of the work area is [blank_start]at least 2 metres[blank_end] The size of the working group is [blank_start]more than 2[blank_end]
Answer
  • at least 2 metres
  • at least 3 metres
  • at least 1.25 metres
  • more than 2
  • less than 3
  • more than 5
  • less than 2

Question 5

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How will a Look Out warn you of a train approaching?
Answer
  • Blow a horn
  • Blow a whistle
  • Touch your shoulder
  • Shout 'Train Approaching!'

Question 6

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A COSS' arm band is blue with white letters
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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You don't need your Sentinel card with you when on track
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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When are you in a position of safety for a train running at 56mph?
Answer
  • When you are 1.25m away
  • When you are 2m away
  • When you are 1.5m away

Question 9

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You are in a position of safety at 1.25m on a line with trains running at 111mph.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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How far from the line should lightweight tools be kept?
Answer
  • 1.25m
  • 1.5m
  • 2.0m
  • 2.5m

Question 11

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A Look Out's armband is white with red letters
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 12

Question
In an emergency, you must; Contact the [blank_start]signaller[blank_end] or [blank_start]ECO[blank_end] Connect a [blank_start]Track circuit operating clip[blank_end] between the running rails (except [blank_start]in fourth rail areas[blank_end]) Walk towards trains for [blank_start]2km[blank_end] and place [blank_start]three[blank_end] detonators on the rail [blank_start]20m[blank_end] apart Move at least [blank_start]30m[blank_end] from the [blank_start]detonators[blank_end] Display a hand danger signal to [blank_start]approaching trains[blank_end] from [blank_start]a position of safety[blank_end]
Answer
  • signaller
  • colleagues near you
  • the boss
  • ECO
  • COSS
  • Track circuit operating clip
  • Detonator
  • ATWS
  • in fourth rail areas
  • in third rail areas
  • in OLE areas
  • 2km
  • 1.5m
  • 3km
  • 10m
  • three
  • four
  • two
  • 20m
  • 10m
  • 5m
  • 30m
  • 30m
  • 20m
  • 10m
  • detonators
  • Track circuit operating clip
  • COSS
  • approaching trains
  • leaving trains
  • signaller
  • a position of safety
  • inside a refuge
  • inside a tunnel

Question 13

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What does this symbol mean?
Answer
  • No entrance on this side of the track
  • No positions of safety on track
  • Signal post telephone
  • Telephone in a limited clearance area

Question 14

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Beyond is on the far side of the signal when looking in the normal direction of traffic
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 15

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On the approach is on the near side of a signal when looking in the opposite direction of traffic
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 16

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What does this mean?
Answer
  • This person knows a train is coming
  • This person is warning a train driver of an emergency

Question 17

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This person should be facing away from traffic
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 18

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When crossing the line
Answer
  • Check there are no trains coming
  • Step on the rails
  • Be careful of points

Question 19

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What colour helmet should you wear when you first go onto the track?
Answer
  • Blue
  • White
  • Yellow
  • Black
  • Orange

Question 20

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Which of the following are train activated?
Answer
  • ATWS
  • TOWS
  • LOWS
  • Pee Wee

Question 21

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Which of the following have flashing lights as part of their warning
Answer
  • ATWS
  • TOWS
  • LOWS
  • Pee Wee

Question 22

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What does this mean?
Answer
  • No position of safety on this side of the railway for the length of the structure
  • No position of safety on the other side of the line
  • No position of safety on this side of the line, but there is on the other side

Question 23

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For emergency protection, if you come across a tunnel; Place [blank_start]three[blank_end] detonators on the line at the tunnel entrance. If the [blank_start]2km[blank_end] distance is inside the tunnel walk to the other end and place [blank_start]three[blank_end] more detonators on the line
Answer
  • three
  • two
  • four
  • 2km
  • 3km
  • 1 mile
  • 2 mile
  • three
  • two
  • four

Question 24

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How will you know the name, speed limit and the direction of the running lines you are on?
Answer
  • They are in the sectional appendix
  • They are in the hazard directory

Question 25

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The authorised walking route will be shown in the sectional appendix
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 26

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Which of the following are true about OLE structures
Answer
  • Provides trains with 750V DC
  • Provides trains with 25,000V AC
  • You and your equipment must stand 2.5m away from a live OLE
  • You and your equipment must stand 2.75m away from a live OLE

Question 27

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Which of the following is true for conductor rails?
Answer
  • Provide trains with 25,000V AC
  • Provide trains with 750V DC
  • Raised on insulator pots
  • You and your equipment must be 1m away from them
  • You and your equipment must be 2m away from them

Question 28

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On a 30mph line, blue netting must be at least 1.25m from the nearest open line
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 29

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On a 55mph line, barricade tape must be at least 1.25m from the nearest open line
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 30

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When can you use a road vehicle near the line?
Answer
  • You are the driver of the vehicle and are either a COSS or IWA
  • A COSS is present and has given you permission
  • The vehicle is small enough to be near the line without causing obstruction
  • The vehicle was registered before 2012

Question 31

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How can you stop a train in an emergency?
Answer
  • Wave a red flag
  • Raise one arm in the air
  • Wave any light vigorously
  • Shout 'STOP!"
  • Raise two arms in the air

Question 32

Question
When referring to time over the phone, how would you describe the time 1510?
Answer
  • One, five, one, nought
  • One, five one, zero
  • One thousand, five hundred and ten

Question 33

Question
When referring to time over the phone, when measurements and weights are given as well, how would you describe 1331
Answer
  • One, three, three, one
  • Thirteen, thirty-one
  • Thirteen, thirty-one hours
  • One thousand, three hundred and thirty one
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