Illinois 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. Test questions come from the Illinois Commercial Driver’s License Study Guide. Questions come from chapters covering: Passengers, 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.
During the straight line backing exercise, how many times are you permitted to exit the vehicle to check its position?
One time
Two times
Three times
Four times
2.
Before operating a school bus, ____ should be checked.
The left mirror
The right mirror
All mirrors
The inside mirror
3.
A curve's posted design speed is:
Safe for buses.
Safe for all vehicles, including buses.
The minimum speed at which the curve should be driven.
Not always safe for buses.
4.
When taking the on-road driving test, you will be evaluated on your lane usage. Which of the following is an example of poor lane usage?
Not driving over curbs or sidewalks
Stopping behind crosswalks
Driving in the leftmost lane if more than one driving lane is available
Finishing a right turn in the rightmost lane
5.
How can you tell if a bus is traveling around a banked curve at too high a speed?
The bus is leaning toward the outside of the curve.
The bus is leaning toward the inside of the curve.
The bus will feel unnatural.
An alarm will go off on the bus's dashboard.
6.
When planning to drive a bus that has been parked for a few days:
The driver should assume the interior is in good working order.
The driver should call the local police department.
The driver should do a walkthrough inspection to ensure no damage has occurred since the last trip.
The driver should ask the passengers to check the interior of the bus.
7.
If your bus's Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) stops working:
You will not have any working brakes.
The brakes will react more slowly than usual.
You will have normal braking power.
You should not brake.
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