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New York 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. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the New York State Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. Questions come from chapters covering: School Buses, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. The applicant must also obtain the Passenger endorsement. The School Bus endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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Properly adjusted mirrors on a school bus allow the driver to see ____ behind the bus.
One bus length
Two bus lengths
Three bus lengths
Four bus lengths
Drivers should try to stop ____ away from students at a bus stop.
About 100 feet
At least 50 feet
At least 10 feet
Less than 10 feet
Loading and unloading a school bus:
Can be hazardous for passengers.
Does not need to be supervised.
Should be done when refueling.
Can be done with the driver talking to another driver.
Properly adjusted outside convex mirrors should allow the driver to see:
The entire side of the bus up to the mirror mounts.
The front of the bus.
The rear door of the bus.
The top of the bus.
If your bus has a manual transmission, you should never ____ while crossing railroad tracks.
Change gears
Use the brakes
Look both ways
Listen to flaggers
The overhead inside mirror should be adjusted to see:
Outside of the driver’s side of the bus.
All of the students on the bus.
Students in the first four rows of the bus.
In front of the bus.
When approaching a bus stop, the bus driver should:
Stop abruptly.
Look only at the road ahead instead of using their mirrors.
Activate their amber warning lights 300 feet before stopping.
Hold down the horn.
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