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- Question 1 of 35
Which mirror is mounted directly above the windshield on the driver’s side of the school bus?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 35
Most states require you to have a passenger “P” endorsement to drive a bus designed to transport “_____” passengers, not including the driver.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 3 of 35
Your school bus can have a tail swing of up to…CorrectIncorrect
- Question 4 of 35
On your school bus, the outside left and right side convex mirrors can be used to monitor…CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 35
Passenger vehicles and buses must never carry more than “_______” of solid Division 6.1 poisons.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 6 of 35
If you must refuel your passenger vehicle while passengers are on board, you should refuel in a closed building.CorrectIncorrect
(False). You should never refuel your passenger vehicle while passengers are onboard unless it’s absolutely necessary. Never refuel in a closed building with passengers onboard.
- Question 7 of 35
You must evacuate your school bus when the bus is on fire or if there’s a threat of fire.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 8 of 35
Transporting animals-including certified service, guide, and signal animals used by passengers with physical and mental challenges-is always prohibited.CorrectIncorrect
False. Transporting animals is generally prohibited except for certified service, guide, and signal animals used by passengers with physical and mental challenges.
- Question 9 of 35
If your ABS isn’t working correctly, you should immediately pull over and contact your dispatcher.CorrectIncorrect
False. If your ABS isn’t working correctly, you can drive as you normally would, but get the system serviced as soon as possible.
- Question 10 of 35
You should never drive with an open emergency exit door or window.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 11 of 35
While driving a school bus, how many feet from the nearest rail should you stop when you’re at a railroad-highway crossing?CorrectIncorrect
While driving a school bus, if you’re approaching a railroad-highway crossing, you should stop no closer than 15 feet and no farther than 50 feet from the nearest rail. This is where you have the best view of the tracks.
- Question 12 of 35
On passenger vehicles and buses with designated standing areas, a 2-inch line on the floor or some other marking that shows passengers where they can’t stand is calledCorrectIncorrect
On passenger vehicles and buses with designated standing areas, a 2-inch line on the floor or some other marking that shows passengers where they can’t stand is called a standee line.
- Question 13 of 35
Which of the following hazardous materials can you transport on a passenger vehicle in the space occupied by people?CorrectIncorrect
Passenger vehicles and buses may carry small arms ammunition labeled ORM-D, emergency hospital supplies, and drugs. Passenger vehicles may never carry explosives, labeled radioactive materials, and irritating materials such as tear gas, especially in the space occupied by people.
- Question 14 of 35
As with any CMV, before driving your passenger vehicle, you should perform a pre-trip inspection. During your pre-trip inspection, which of the following should you make sure is in proper working order?CorrectIncorrect
As with any CMV, before driving your passenger vehicle, you should perform a pre-trip inspection. During your pre-trip inspection, you should make sure the steering mechanism, windshield wipers, service brakes, and parking brakes are in proper working order. You should also check the lights and reflectors, tires, horn, rear-vision mirrors, coupling devices (if equipped), wheels and rims, and emergency equipment.
- Question 15 of 35
If you must get a disruptive student off your school bus, what should you do?CorrectIncorrect
If you must get a disruptive student off your school bus, pull over and call a school official or the police to come and remove the student. Never discharge the student anywhere except at the school or at the student’s designated bus stop.
- Question 16 of 35
Which of the following are you required to announce at your destination or intermediate stops?CorrectIncorrect
At your destination or intermediate stops, you’re required to announce the location, the next departure time, the bus number, and the reason for stopping.
- Question 17 of 35
How far does the danger zone extend around all sides of a school bus?CorrectIncorrect
The danger zones are any areas outside the bus that extend as much as 15 feet from the front bumper, 15 feet from the left and right sides of the bus, and 15 feet behind the rear bumper.
- Question 18 of 35
At a drawbridge, you should always stop if the bridge hasCorrectIncorrect
At a drawbridge, you should always stop if the bridge has no signal light or officer controlling traffic. You don’t need to stop, but you must slow down, if the drawbridge has a bridge attendant and light, an officer controlling traffic, or a light that’s showing green.
- Question 19 of 35
Which of the following is a practice prohibited while driving a passenger vehicle or bus?CorrectIncorrect
Talking on your cell phone, or any other activity that can distract you while you’re driving, is a prohibited practice while driving a passenger vehicle or bus. You may answer passenger questions, pull over to use the restroom, or use your radio to contact police.
- Question 20 of 35
If your school bus is equipped with convex mirrors, they’re used to monitorCorrectIncorrect
If your school bus is equipped with convex mirrors, they’re used to monitor the left and right sides of the bus at a wide angle. Use the outside left and right side cross-view mirrors to view the danger zone in front of the bus. Use your inside rearview mirror to monitor passenger activity inside the bus. Use your outside left and right side flat mirrors to check clearances to the sides and rear of the bus.
- Question 21 of 35
How many feet before you arrive at a bus stop should you activate your alternating flash amber warning lamps?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 22 of 35
Your spring brakes will be automatically applied at no less thanCorrectIncorrect
- Question 23 of 35
If your vehicle has s-cam drum brakes, what happens when you take your foot off the brake pedal?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 24 of 35
What do you have to do to drain your air tanks if you have a manual drain?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 25 of 35
What should you do instead of consistently applying your brakes on a steep downgrade?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 26 of 35
In s-cam drum brakes, what moves the slack adjuster?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 27 of 35
Brakes can fade or fail from excessive heat caused by using them too much and not relying on the engine braking effect.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 28 of 35
When you test your parking brakes, you stop your vehicle, apply the parking brake, and gently pull against it while in a lower gear. If your parking brakes are working correctly, your vehicle will..CorrectIncorrect
- Question 29 of 35
Which of the following protects the air tank and the entire air brake system from too much pressure?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 30 of 35
What is an advantage of a dual-parking control valve?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 31 of 35
What is the main advantage of a dual air brake system?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 32 of 35
If you have an antilock braking system (ABS) on only the trailer and you start to lose control of your steering, what should you do?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 33 of 35
When you apply the brakes as hard as you can without locking the wheels, it’s calledCorrectIncorrect
- Question 34 of 35
If you’re driving on dry pavement at 55 mph and your vehicle has air brakes, how many feet should you add to your stopping distance?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 35 of 35
Which part of the air brake system controls the compressor?CorrectIncorrect