District Of Columbia 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 four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Washington D.C. Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering School Buses, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. The School Bus endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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1.
Backing a school bus is:
Strongly encouraged.
Strongly discouraged.
Only to be done in the morning.
Only to be done with students guiding you.
2.
The drive shaft should:
Be bent toward the passenger side.
Be bent toward the driver’s side.
Be bent to one side or the other.
Not be bent.
3.
When stopping to pick up students, a bus driver should:
Place the vehicle in park.
Place the vehicle in first gear.
Place the vehicle in reverse.
Place the vehicle in third gear.
4.
The loading of a school bus:
Is not a dangerous process.
Does not need to be supervised.
Should be done quickly.
Can be dangerous.
5.
When checking tire condition during the vehicle inspection, you should:
Ensure that the insides of the tires are more worn than the outsides of the tires.
Ensure that the outsides of the tires are more worn than the insides of the tires.
Ensure that the middles of the tires are more worn than the outsides of the tires.
Ensure that the tires have even wear.
6.
When taking the on-road driving skills test, you will be evaluated on your gear usage. You should not:
Avoid grinding or clashing gears.
Select a gear that does not rev the engine.
Forget to shift through an intersection.
Shift while taking a turn.
7.
If you must drive a school bus during periods of high winds, you should:
Loosen your grip on the steering wheel.
Increase your speed.
Reduce your speed.
Drive normally.
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