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CITB CSCS Test Practice Questions – Full 50 Question Exam

By Ryan on January 9, 2020 in Practice Exams with 11 Comments

It is never a good idea to take a test without any proper preparation. When it comes to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) test, the ideal way to go about preparing is to find out what kind of questions you can expect to see on the test. These 50 CITB Practice CSCS questions will give you an idea of what to expect on the CSCS test, as well as provide you an opportunity to answer them to see what areas you may need to brush up on before sitting for the actual test.

To pass your CSCS exam, you will have to answer 50 multiple choice questions and you will need to get at least 47 correct to get your card. So this is a full exam where you can get the complete 50 questions and see how ready you are for your CSCS exam, so write down your answers, and you will be able to check them at the end. Good luck and please comment with your scores at the end of the CSCS Mock Test.

In this practice test, we have picked some questions from various topic you will be asked if you were looking to get your green CSCS card as a labourer, these include:  General responsibilities, Accident reporting and recording, Health and Welfare, First aid and emergency procedures, Personal protective equipment and Dust and Fumes (Respiratory Hazards)


1. What does a risk assessment identify?


2. What does the word hazard mean?


3. You are about to start a job. How will you know if it needs a permit to work?


4. What should you do if you cannot do a job in the way described in the method statement?


5. What does a permit to work allow?


6. Which three of the following should be included in a method statement?


7. What should you do in an emergency?


8. Where is the assembly point in an emergency?


9. You have witnessed a serious accident on your site and are to be interviewed by a health and safety executive inspector. What should you do?


10. What is the main objective of carrying out an accident investigation?


11. A scaffold has collapsed and you saw it happen. What should you say when you asked about the accident?


12. When must you record an accident in the accident book?


13. If someone is injured at work, who should record it in the accident book?


14. Which of these does not have to be recorded in the accident book?


15. Which type of accidents should be recorded in the accident book?


16. What sort of rest area should your employer provide on site?


17. What are the legal minimum facilities that should be provided on site for washing your hands?


18. The toilets on your site are always dirty or do not flush. What should you do?


19. It is your first day on site. You find that there is nowhere to wash your hands. What should you do?


20. What should you use to clean very dirty hands?


21. Why should you not use white spirit or other solvents to clean your hands?


22. What are two ways of reducing the risk of transferring a hazardous substance from your hands to your mouth?


23. You can catch an infection called tetanus from contaminated land or water. How does it get into your body?


24. What condition can be caused by direct sunlight on bare skin?


25. Where will you find out about emergency assembly points?


26. How should you be informed about what to do in an emergency? Give 2 answers


27. What should not be in the first aid box?


28. If the first aid box on site is always empty, what should you do?


29. Does your employer have to provide a first aid box?


30. When would you expect eye wash bottles to be provided?


31. What should you do if you want to be a first aider?


32. What is the first thing you should do if you are on your own, and you find an injured person?


33. If you are not trained in first aid, and someone is not conscious, what should you do first?


34. You need to use a grinder, cut off saw, cartridge tool or nail gun. What type of eye protection will you need?


35. What will safety footwear with a protective mid sole protect you from?


36. When should you wear safety footwear on site?


37. Which of the following statements about wearing a safety helmet in hot weather is true?


38. When working in cold weather, what additional measures can you wear under your hard hat


39. You have been given disposable foam ear plugs to use, but they keep falling out. What should you do?


40. Who should provide you with any personal protective equipment you need, including the means to maintain it?


41. What should you do if your personal protective equipment gets damaged?


42. If you have to work Outdoors in bad weather, why should your employer supply you with correctly fitting waterproof clothing?


43. Which of these statements about personal protective equipment is not true?


44. You are about to start a job. How will you know if you need any extra personal protective equipment?


45. When should high visibility clothing be replaced?


46. What is the biggest cause of long term health issues in the construction industry?


47. If you use a power tool to cut or grind materials, why must the dust be collected and not allowed to get into the air?


48. You have been asked to do some work that will create dust. What should you do?


49. You are planning work that needs to use a power tool to cut and grind materials. Select the two most efficient ways to control the dust.


50. Where are you likely to breath in the highest quantities of dust when drilling, cutting, sanding or grinding?


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Post a comment below and let us know how you get on. Good luck everyone in gaining their CSCS Card.

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  1. Learner says:

    Where’s answer below not there i share it post on facebook can;t see .


    great help

  3. Simon Tookey says:

    49 out of 50,not as rusty as i thought

  4. Johnny.. says:

    Make sure that I read the questions and not be to quick at answering them

  5. JOHNNY says:

    BETTER 48/50

  6. Ash says:

    Not bad 47/50
    It’s been a long time

  7. Bob RANYARD says:

    Good variety of questions, a great way of becoming confident to take the actual test.

  8. Buba Drammeh says:

    Need to know how I did with the test


    Thank you for creating this page it is a very helpful useful and informative page it has given me the knowledge and availibility to practice ready for my full cscs card exam

  10. Jodie Louise Barrett says:

    50/50! Got the test tomorrow, I hope I do the same in that as well lol 😂

  11. Scott Marshall says:

    49 out of 50