South Carolina 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 two, three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the South Carolina 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
Pre-trip inspections should be done:
Differently each time in order to place emphasis on different items.
The same way each time to prevent you from forgetting anything.
Once in a while.
If a student drops an item while approaching a school bus, the student should:
Stop and pick up the object.
Have another student pick up the object.
Ask the driver to pick up the object.
When loading or unloading passengers, the vehicle should be:
Placed in reverse
Turned off
Placed in neutral
Placed in first gear
When a school bus is approaching a bus stop, the driver should:
Not use the mirrors.
Approach with caution.
Drive quickly and stop abruptly.
After students exit a bus, they should:
Walk along the side of the bus.
Run as fast as they can.
Immediately walk about 15 feet away from the bus.
Stop and talk with friends close to the bus.
During the vehicle inspection test, when inspecting engine compartment belts:
Belts should be checked for snugness, with up to 3 inches of play
The water pump belt does not need to be identified
The air compressor belt should be taken off
If any components are not belt drive, the applicant must tell the examiner which items re not belt drive
About how many seconds in advance of a bus stop should the lights be activated?
1-2 seconds
2-4 seconds
5-10 seconds
45 seconds
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