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Rhode Island CDL Practice Test: Bus - Test 3 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Which of the following is a good indicator that you are driving your bus too fast for a banked curve?
  • If you have to hit anything, try to make it a glancing blow or a sideswipe

  • 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

  • All of the above

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

  • Road ramp ahead.

  • Low clearance ahead.

  • Road narrows ahead.

3. While driving a bus, it's good practice to stop, at minimum, how many feet before a drawbridge?
  • Ride on either side of the road.

  • Ride on the side of the road with the least traffic.

  • Ride on the side of the road facing traffic.

  • Ride on the right side of the road.

4. 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

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

  • Check your rearview mirror for cars tailgating

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

  • Right hand and arm pointing downward.

  • Left hand and arm pointing straight out.

  • Left hand and arm pointing upward.

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

  • Warning sign for hill ahead.

  • Warning sign for truck ramp.

  • Warning sign for draw bridge ahead.