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BIIAB LEVEL 2 AWARD FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

Specimen Examination Paper A

The specimen examination paper questions contained in this publication are representative

of the type of questions used to assess candidates taking the BIIAB LEVEL 2 NATIONAL

CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS examination.

Candidates are assessed by a 40 question, 40 minute, multiple choice examination.

Candidates have to correctly answer 28 out of 40 questions to pass.

The answers to each of these questions are shown on the last three pages.

LEVEL 2 AWARD FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 2 Paper A March 2008

1 If a personal licence holder is charged with a relevant offence, he must:

A Give his licence to the court within 14 days

B Give his licence to the police within 21 days

C Notify the court of his personal licence

D Notify the local Pubwatch scheme

2 A personal licence holder must produce his licence for inspection when requested by:

A A fire officer

B A local resident

C A police constable

D A traffic warden

3 What is the minimum age at which a person can legally be sold alcohol on licensed

premises?

A 16

B 18

C 20

D 22

4 It is an offence to serve alcohol to a person who is:

A A local brewer

B A local Magistrate

C Driving

D Drunk

5 Which alcoholic drinks may a 16 year old, accompanied by an adult, consume at a

table meal on licensed premises?

A Beer, cider and spirits

B Beer, wine and cider

C Cider, spirits and wine

D Spirits, beer and wine

6 How many years will a personal licence be renewed for?

A 5

B 10

C 15

D 20

LEVEL 2 AWARD FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 3 Paper A March 2008

7 A personal licence allows the holder to:

A Provide background music

B Provide large scale entertainment events

C Sell hot food and hot drinks late at night

D Sell or authorise the sale of alcohol

8 When can the police object to the renewal of a personal licence?

A If the holder has not reduced crime at the premises

B If the holder has not been a suitable person to keep the licence

C If the holder has been convicted of a relevant offence since the licence was issued

D If there are too many personal licence holders working at the premises

9 What could happen if a personal licence holder is convicted of driving with excess

alcohol in his body?

A He will have to re-train in basic licensing law

B His personal licence can be forfeited

C His personal licence will be valid for a shorter period

D The number of premises he can work in will be reduced

10 What is the maximum period of suspension for a personal licence?

A 3 months

B 6 months

C 1 year

D 2 years

11 An application for a personal licence will be automatically rejected if:

A The applicant has forfeited a personal licence in the last 5 years

B The applicant has lived abroad in the last 5 years

C The applicant lives in rented accommodation

D The police object to the application

12 Who can object to the grant of a personal licence?

A A local business competitor

B A local resident

C The Chief Officer of Police

D The Chief Officer of the Fire Authority

13 If the grant of a personal licence is refused, the applicant has the right to appeal to the:

A Appeal Court

B County Court

C High Court

D Magistrates' Court

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 4 Paper A March 2008

14 The purpose of a Statement of Licensing Policy is to show how:

A Environmental Health will monitor the area for noise disturbance

B Local hospitals will deal with drink related illnesses and injuries

C The designated premises supervisors will be chosen for the area

D The licensing authority will promote the licensing objectives

15 Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships have been set up to:

A Increase customer service standards by reducing disorder

B Reduce crime and disorder through the local authority and police

C Remove crime by personal licence holders taking regular crime watch shifts

D Set standards for responsible drinks promotions in the local area

16 The purpose of a partnership approach between local authorities and other

organisations is to:

A Encourage promotion of the licensing objectives

B Help premises licence holders avoid closure orders when disorder occurs

C Look after the interests of businesses competing with licensed premises

D Show local police which premises to carry out test purchasing on

17 What change of details must a personal licence holder report to the licensing authority?

A Job title

B Name and home address

C Name of the premises where employed

D Place of work

18 An unauthorised licensable activity is:

A One not agreed by the designated premises supervisor

B One not covered by a premises licence, club premises certificate or temporary event

notice

C One provided for members of the public who are trouble makers

D One which neighbours have complained about

19 The maximum penalty for selling alcohol outside the hours authorised by a premises

licence is:

A £10,000 fine and/or 1 month imprisonment

B £15,000 fine and/or 3 months imprisonment

C £20,000 fine and/or 6 months imprisonment

D £50,000 fine and/or 9 months imprisonment

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 5 Paper A March 2008

20 Which of these is a mandatory condition attached to a premises licence which allows

the retail sale of alcohol?

A A designated premises supervisor must always be present on the premises

B A list of all members of staff must be posted up on the premises

C A personal licence holder must make or authorise each sale

D A premises licence holder must always be present on the premises

21 An application for a premises licence should be made to the relevant:

A Crown Court

B Government department

C Licensing authority

D Magistrates’ Court

22 The role of the designated premises supervisor on licensed premises is to:

A Be in day-to-day control of the premises

B Be responsible for all stock of food and drink

C Design and plan the layout of the premises

D Personally open and close the premises everyday

23 Applicants for a premises licence should conduct a thorough risk assessment with

regard to the:

A Company marketing policy

B Planned weekend entertainment

C Promotion of the licensing objectives

D Protection of the environment

24 Which of these is a licensable activity?

A Provision of fund raising raffles for charity

B Provision of live televised football

C Supply of alcohol on club premises

D Supply of tobacco products

25 What is the purpose of reviewing a premises licence?

A To approve the process for hiring staff

B To ensure that the licensing objectives are followed

C To improve customer service standards

D To maximise turnover and sales

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 6 Paper A March 2008

26 An operating schedule is a document that shows how:

A The designated premises supervisor will reduce binge drinking

B The licensing authority will carry out its Statement of Licensing Policy

C The police will promote the prevention of crime and disorder

D The premises will operate and what activities are proposed

27 What is the minimum period of time needed between the end of one temporary event

and the beginning of another being held by the same person at the same premises?

A 12 hours

B 24 hours

C 48 hours

D 96 hours

28 If licensed premises are subject to a closure order, a criminal offence is committed if:

A It is not reported to the Chief Officer of Police

B It is not reported to the licensing authority

C The premises are closed immediately

D The premises remain open

29 On what grounds can Environmental Health officers seek a closure order for specified

licensed premises?

A An increase in the number of traffic offences in the area

B Class C drugs are being sold on the premises

C Disorder is taking place in other local licensed premises

D Excessive noise is causing a public nuisance

30 When is the sale of alcohol on or from a vehicle allowed?

A At any time

B Never

C When the vehicle is temporarily parked

D When the vehicle is travelling at low speeds

31 Which type of alcoholic drink has the highest percentage of abv?

A Bitter

B Cider

C Lager

D Vodka

32 A drink is classed as alcohol if it contains more than:

A 0.2% abv

B 0.4% abv

C 0.5% abv

D 0.7% abv

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 7 Paper A March 2008

33 Where can alcohol legally be sold without a licence?

A A coach on a journey

B A hovercraft on a journey

C A school sports day

D A village fair

34 Which of these is an offence on licensed premises?

A Allowing disorderly conduct on the premises

B Allowing dogs on the premises

C Serving alcohol to a known prostitute

D Serving refreshments to a licensing authority officer

35 If illegal drug activity is allowed on licensed premises, the premises licence could be:

A Endorsed by the police

B Reviewed by the licensing authority

C Suspended for one year

D Transferred to the council

36 The British Beer and Pub Association has produced Guidance which strongly advises

against:

A Card games in pubs

B Irresponsible drinks promotions

C Selling drinks containing more than 2 different spirits

D Showing football on television

37 Weights and Measure Inspectors can authorise a 16 year old person to enter licensed

premises to:

A Attempt to purchase alcohol

B Attempt to obtain a job

C Sell goods to the licence holder

D Take part in games of pool

38 Which of these may be used as a defence when charged with selling alcohol to an

underage person?

A The premises displays a sign stating that underage persons will not be served

B The server took all reasonable steps to establish the person’s age

C The underage person said he was 18 years old

D The underage person was with an adult

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 8 Paper A March 2008

39 On licensed premises used mainly for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the

premises, it is illegal for an unaccompanied child to be present if aged under:

A 14

B 16

C 18

D 20

40 What is the most reliable document for proof of age?

A A bank statement

B A credit card

C A photo driving licence

D A utility bill

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 9 Paper A March 2008

Answers

Q Answer Assessment Criteria

1 C 2.4 Duty to declare criminal offences in application for a personal licence

during, after grant & renewal

2 C 4.2 State the duty of a personal licence holder to produce their licence

when required to by specified authorised personnel

3 B 14.1 State the law and consequences of breach in relation to the sale of

alcohol to children

4 D 13.1 State the circumstances when there is a duty to refuse the service of

alcohol (drunkenness)

5 B 14.3 State the law and consequences of breach in relation to the

consumption of alcohol by children

6 B 1.2 State the period of validity of a personal licence

7 D 1.1 Define what a personal licence is and identify what a personal licence

entitles the holder to do

8 C 2.3 State the criteria for the grant of a renewal of a personal licence

9 B 2.7 State the consequences for a personal licence holder of being

convicted of a drink driving offence

10 B 2.5 Identify actions or practices that could lead to the suspension or

forfeiture of a personal licence

11 A 2.2 State the criteria for the grant of a new licence and the circumstances

that disqualify a person from holding a licence

12 C 2.6 State who can object to and the grounds for objection to the grant or

renewal of a personal licence

13 D 3.9 State the process, procedures and grounds for an appeal

14 D 3.7 State the nature and purpose of local authority licensing policies

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 10 Paper A March 2008

15 B 3.6 Identify the role of crime and disorder partnerships

16 A 3.5 Identify the importance of partnerships and local support networks

17 B 4.1 State the duty of a personal licence holder to notify any change in

name or address

18 B 5.4 State what constitutes unauthorised sale of alcohol and unauthorised

licensable activities

19 C 5.3 Penalty for unlawful sale of alcohol outside the hours permitted by the

licence

20 C 6.7 State the mandatory conditions attached to a premises licence which

authorises the sale of alcohol

21 C 6.6 State the conditions and procedures for application for a premises

licence and the grounds and procedures for a hearing and appeal

22 A 6.4 Define the role of the designated premises supervisor

23 C 6.5 State the requirements for a risk assessment in relation to premises

licence applications

24 C 6.2 Define what is meant by ‘licensable activities’ and state activities that

are licensable

25 B 6.8 State what is meant by a review of the premises licence

26 D 7.1 Define what operating schedules are

27 B 8.2 State the law in relation to the permitted frequency of temporary

licensable events

28 D 9.2 State offences with regard to closure

29 D 9.1 State the circumstances under which the police and Environmental

Health officers (EHO) can close licensed premises

30 C 11.1 State the law in relation to the sale of alcohol from moving vehicles

31 D 12.3 State the strength of alcoholic drinks

32 C 12.1 State the legal definition of retail supply of alcohol

33 B 12.2 State where the ‘supply of alcohol’ is not a licensable activity

LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS

© BIIAB Specimen Examination 11 Paper A March 2008

34 A 13.5 State the law in relation to disorderly conduct on licensed premises

35 B 13.3 State the law and consequences of allowing the use or dealing of

illegal drugs on licensed premises

36 B 13.4 State how the industry promotes responsible retailing of alcohol

(Portman Group, BBPA & ACS Guidance)

37 A 14.5 State the law in relation to test purchasing

38 B 14.6 State the defences that may be applicable where a breach of the law

relating to the sale or supply of alcohol to children has taken place

39 B 14.8 State the law in relation to the admission of children and what must

be included in an operating schedule in relation to the protection of

children

40 C 14.2 State the law and consequences in relation to the unsupervised sale

of alcohol by under 18’s

Please note that the assessment criteria numbering does not refer to the National

Certificate for Personal Licence Holders handbook. The learning outcomes and

assessment criteria can be found in the centre manual, Section 1.



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