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The passenger endorsement applies to drivers who want to drive a bus in any Class A, B, or C CDL. Applicants must pass a special knowledge test, and must pass skills tests in a passenger vehicle. The Alaska CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The AK passenger test covers the following sections of the Alaska CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this AK practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. How should you brake if your vehicle loses ABS?
Step on and off the brake pedal several times
Pump the brake repeatedly
Brake as you always have.
2. Your vehicle has air brakes. To stop, you should:
release the accelerator, push in the clutch, and shift to Neutral at the same time.
push the brake pedal down.
pull the parking brake control knob out.
3. A driver distraction is anything that takes your attention away from driving, such as:
adjusting the radio.
All of the above.
4. When going down a steep downgrade, you should primarily brake using:
the parking brake.
the service brakes.
the braking effect of the engine.
5. Rough acceleration:
is necessary to warm up the engine.
can cause mechanical damage.
improves gas mileage.
6. A disabled bus with passengers on board:
should always be towed or pushed to the nearest safe spot to discharge passengers.
should be towed or pushed to its destination with the passengers on board.
should not be towed or pushed, unless getting off the bus would be unsafe.
7. Banked curves:
have a safe "design speed".
can be taken at any speed.
should always be avoided.
8. When you see you will need to slow down, you can warn drivers behind you by:
slamming on the brakes.
tapping the brakes a few times.
turning on the right turn signal.
9. Which of the following statements about speed management and braking is true?
Stopping time increases by one second for each 10 mph over 30 mph.
The total stopping distance of a bus is the distance your vehicle will travel, in ideal conditions, while you are braking.
None of the above.
10. While you are driving, the emergency exit door:
can be opened at night.
should be opened if the bus gets too hot.
should always be closed.
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AK Passenger Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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