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18. When the load centre is increased:

A. The load carrying capacity is not affected
B. The load carrying capacity is increased
C. The load carrying capacity is not affected if it is a live load
D. The load carrying capacity is reduced

19. What is the meaning of “free lift ” in connection with lift trucks?

A. The distance the forks can be raised before the mast begins to extend
B. The tolerance allowed for fork clearance whilst entering the pallet
C. Passengers may be carried on the truck to assist the operator
D. Because the hydraulics do not use power when being lowered

20. When preparing to move off , the safest procedure is as follows:

A. Transmission engaged – look over both shoulders – park brake off – move
B. Look over shoulders – transmission engaged – park brake off – move
C. Park brake off – transmission engaged – look over both shoulders – move
D. Park brake off – look over both shoulders – engage transmission and move off

21. When transporting a palletised load on level ground, the correct position of the forks is:

A. With the forks as near to the ground as possible and parallel to the ground
B. With the forks 100mm – 150mm off the ground and tilted back sufficiently to stabilise the load
C. With the forks 100mm – 150mm of the ground and fully tilted back
D. With the forks 100mm – 150mm from the ground and tilted forwards

 

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