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Connecticut CDL Practice Test: Bus - Test 3 2019

(From the 2019 Connecticut CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 3
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: To obtain this endorsement for driving a school bus, applicants must pass a 20-question test. And to pass the test, applicants must score at least 80%. Test questions are from the Connecticut Commercial Driver Handbook. The School Bus endorsement can be used with the Class A, B, or C CDL. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Connecticut DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. While driving a bus, it's good practice to stop, at minimum, how many feet before a drawbridge?
  • Ride on the side of the road with the least traffic.

  • Ride on the side of the road facing traffic.

  • Ride on either side of the road.

  • Ride on the right side of the road.

2. Which of the following are buses never to carry?
  • Go when the vehicle ahead of you goes

  • Look right first, then left, then right again

  • Check your rearview mirror for cars tailgating

  • Look both ways ahead and ensure it is clear and safe before moving off.

3. Which of the following parts should you be able to identify for your CDL Skills test?
  • Road ramp ahead.

  • Low clearance ahead.

  • Road narrows ahead.

  • Road under water ahead.

4. Which of the following is a good indicator that you are driving your bus too fast for a banked curve?
  • All of the above

  • Choose to hit something that's standing still rather than something moving toward you

  • Choose to hit something that will give way rather than something that's rigid

  • If you have to hit anything, try to make it a glancing blow or a sideswipe

5. If your fifth wheel plate is not well lubricated, this could cause ___________.
  • No trucks warning sign.

  • Warning sign for truck ramp.

  • Warning sign for hill ahead.

  • Warning sign for draw bridge ahead.

6. While driving your bus, you should scan ________ for trouble or hazardous conditions.
  • Left hand and arm pointing downward.

  • Left hand and arm pointing straight out.

  • Right hand and arm pointing downward.

  • Left hand and arm pointing upward.