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Maryland 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 Maryland 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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
4 or fewer errors
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
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.
When asked to make a lane change during the skills test, you should:
Make the necessary traffic checks first.
Not use your mirrors.
Cut off other vehicles if needed to follow the instructions.
Not make the lane change if you don’t want to.
When should alternating flashing amber warning lights be activated?
When a bus is within 10 feet of a bus stop
When a bus is about 50 feet from a bus stop
When a bus is at least 300 feet from a bus stop
When a bus is 1,000 feet from a bus stop
During the vehicle inspection test, you must be able to do all of the following, except:
Show where the power steering fluid dipstick is located.
Check for adequate power steering fluid.
Ensure that the power steering fluid level is above the full mark.
Do not provide details to a dispatch office by cell phone or bus radio if your bus is being evacuated due to a:
Flat tire.
Bomb threat.
Which of the following is likely to result in the most student deaths per year?
Students loading and unloading a school bus
Accidents involving drunk drivers
Accidents involving negligence
Accidents in which drivers ignore traffic signals or signs
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