CDL School Bus Endorsement S Practice Test 1

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The air pressure governor cut-out is typically within what psi range?

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The air pressure governor cut-out is typically within 120-140 psi.

As you check that the steering box is mounted securely and not leaking, you should look for any missing ________.

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As you check that the steering box is mounted securely and not leaking, you should look for missing nuts, bolts and cotter keys.

The caps of your vehicle's fuel tank need to be ________.

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The caps of your vehicle's fuel tank need to be secured tightly.

It's important for a school bus driver to ensure the emergency exits are _________.

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It's important for a school bus driver to ensure the emergency exits are undamaged, operating smoothly and able to close securely from the inside.

Do not change gears while crossing the tracks, if ________.

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Do not change gears while crossing the tracks, if your bus has a manual transmission.

You need to make sure the electrical lines of your tractor/coupling are not ______.

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You need to make sure the electrical lines are not tangled, pinched or dragging against tractor parts.

If you work for an interstate carrier, you need to complete a written inspection report ________.

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If you work for an interstate carrier, you need to complete a written inspection report for each bus driven.

Which of the following is a reason why it is so important for the bus driver to inspect the bus' interior at the end of his shift?

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It's important for a bus driver to inspect the bus' interior at the end of his shift so that, if necessary, he can notify a mechanic of repairs that need to be made before he drives again.

While driving your bus, you should scan ________ for trouble or hazardous conditions.

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While driving your bus, scan your bus' interior, the road ahead and the back of your bus for trouble or hazardous conditions.

Bus drivers can carry small amounts of certain hazardous materials. However, the total amount of hazardous materials should not exceed what amount?

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Bus drivers can carry small amounts of certain hazardous materials. However, the total amount of hazardous materials should not exceed 500 lbs.

Bus drivers should not carry more than _____ lbs. total of allowed hazardous materials.

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Bus drivers should not carry more than 500 lbs. total of allowed hazardous materials.

Bus drivers cannot carry more than _______ lbs. of solid Class 6 poisons.

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Bus drivers cannot carry more than 100 lbs. of solid Class 6 poisons.

The recommended safe distance to stop before a drawbridge is _______.

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The recommended safe distance to stop before a drawbridge is 50 ft.

While driving a bus, how many feet before a railroad crossing should you stop?

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While driving a bus, you should stop your bus 15 to 50 feet before railroad crossings.

As a bus driver, you need to remember ______.

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As a bus driver, you need to remember the clearance your bus needs and the size of the gap your bus needs to accelerate and merge into traffic. You need to also remember to watch for poles and tree limbs at stops.

During an emergency evacuation of the school bus, a safe place will be at least ______ ft. off the road.

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During an emergency evacuation of the school bus, a safe place will be at least 100 ft. off the road.

At a passive railroad-highway crossing, you need to ____.

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At a passive railroad-highway crossing, you need to recognize the crossing, search for any train using the tracks and decide if there is sufficient clear space to cross safely.

Students should board the bus only __________.

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Students should board the bus only when the bus driver signals they should.

On the school route, you may encounter what kinds of emergencies?

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On the school route, you may encounter a crash, a stalled school bus on a railroad-highway crossing, an electrical fire in the engine compartment of the bus and a student's medical emergency.

Passive crossings typically have?

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Passive crossings typically have yellow circular advance warning signs.

Where should you lead students if the bus is on fire?

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If the bus is on fire, you should lead students upwind of the bus.

Which of the following is a set that you should perform when you are backing up bus without a look out?

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When you need to back up your vehicle but you do not have a look out, you should set the parking brake, turn off the motor and take the keys with you and walk to the rear of the bus to determine whether the way is clear.

How should the outside left and right side flat mirrors be adjusted?

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The outside left and right side flat mirrors should be adjusted so that you can see 200 ft. or 4 bus lengths behind the bus, along the sides of the bus and the rear tires touching the ground.

What is an active railroad-highway crossing?

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An active railroad-highway crossing has a traffic control device installed at the crossing.

You should activate the bus' alternating flashing amber warning lights in accordance with state law or at least _____ before the school bus stop?

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You should activate the bus' alternating flashing amber warning lights in accordance with state law or at least 200 ft. before the school bus stop.

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