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To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has four answer..

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting 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 North Dakota Commercial Driver Guide. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo, Air Brakes, Transporting Passengers Safely, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. The Passenger endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

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In an engine compartment, loose belts will:

Explanation
Be sure to check the tightness of the belts in your engine compartment. Loose belts will not turn the water pump and/or fan properly, which can lead the engine overheating.

When stopping at a railroad crossing, opening the forward door:

Explanation
When stopping a bus at a railroad crossing, you should open your forward door if doing so will improve your ability to see or hear an approaching train.

What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)?

Explanation
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is the value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a single vehicle.

During the on-road driving test, you must do all of the following, except:

Explanation
You must drive in a safe and responsible manner during the on-road driving test. This includes wearing your safety belt; obeying all traffic signs, signals, and laws; and completing the test without an accident or moving violation.

How should you check your hydraulic brakes?

Explanation
To test hydraulic brakes, you should pump the brake pedal three times, then apply firm pressure to the brake pedal and hold for five seconds. The pedal should not move. If it does, there may be a leak.

If you are confronted by an aggressive driver, you should:

Explanation
If confronted by an aggressive driver, the most important thing for you to do is get out of their way. Avoid making eye contact, do not challenge them by increasing your speed, and do not let yourself be provoked by any angry gestures they direct toward you.

When you double your speed from 20 to 40 mph, your vehicle's braking distance will become ____ times longer.

Explanation
If you double your speed, your braking distance will become four times longer. Similarly, the impact your vehicle would have in the case of a collision will also multiply by four.
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