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The Counterbalance Theoretical Test

The counterbalance theory test comprises a mixture of open and multiple choice questions:

The 5 open questions are worth a maximum of 4 marks giving a total possible score of 20%.

The 20 multiple choice questions are also worth 4 marks giving a total possible score of 80%.

The pass mark for the theory test is 80% but the first 5 multiple choice questions have to be answered correctly in order to be successful in the test. The ABA (Accrediting Bodies Association) have deemed these 5 questions to be safety critical and answering just one of these 5 questions incorrectly will result in a referral.

The 5 Mandatory Multiple Choice Questions

The first 5 questions are very important and must be answered correctly to achieve a pass overall.

They question a candidates understanding of:

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