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Arkansas CDL Permit Test - Bus

Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: This endorsement is required for driving a school bus. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Arkansas Commercial Driver’s Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Safety, Passengers and Air Brakes. The School Bus endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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When asked about the vehicle's oil during the vehicle inspection test, you must be able to do all of the following, except:

Indicate where the dipstick is located.
Show that the oil level is within a safe operating range.
Show that the oil level is above the refill mark.
Show that the oil level is below the refill mark.

If you must back up at a student pick-up point, you should:

Back up before the students load the bus.
Let the students load the bus before backing up.
Let half of the students load the bus and then back up to meet the second half.

Pre-trip inspections should be done:

Differently each time in order to place emphasis on different items.
The same way each time to prevent you from forgetting anything.
Once in a while.

The overhead inside rearview mirror should be positioned to display:

The rear tires.
All of the students on the bus.
The floor of the bus.
The ceiling of the bus.

If a driver needs to exit a school bus to ensure all the students have boarded, the driver should:

Leave the bus running.
Turn off the engine and take the key.
Ask another bus driver to keep an eye on their bus.
Ask all students to exit the bus.

Before evacuating a bus in response to a hazard, a driver should:

Ask the students if they want to leave.
Explain the situation to the dispatcher.
Take their time deciding if an evacuation is necessary.

When approaching a railroad crossing while operating a school bus, you should generally:

Stop between 15 and 50 feet before the nearest rail.
Stop 100 feet before the nearest rail.
Stop 10 feet before the nearest rail.
Continue across the tracks without stopping.
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