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The school bus endorsement applies to applicants who wish to drive a school bus in any Class A or B CDL. To add an S endorsement to your CLP/CDL, you must pass the Alaska school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The AK CDL bus test consists of 20 questions, and you'll need at least 16 correct answers to pass (80%). The knowledge test covers the following sections of the Alaska CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this AK CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. You should adjust the outside left and right side crossover mirrors so you can see:
200 feet behind the bus.
the right and left front tires touching the ground.
along the sides of the bus.
2. The average driver has a reaction time of:
3/4 second to 1 second.
1/32 of a second.
1/8 of a second.
3. As a general rule, during an emergency students should be kept:
on the bus.
off the bus, and at least 15 feet away from traffic.
off the bus on the side of the road.
4. When you double your speed, the braking distance is:
3 times longer.
4 times longer.
the same.
5. When going down a hill, you should downshift:
as you go downhill.
before you start going downhill.
after starting down a hill.
6. When stopping to pick up students, you should place the vehicle in:
7. When dealing with a drunk or disruptive rider, you must:
take this rider to the closest police department.
ensure the rider's safety, as well as that of others.
discharge the disruptive rider immediately.
8. After an accident, an improper use of flares could cause:
the springs to put on the brakes.
air pressure to build from 50 to 100 psi within 2 minutes.
a fire if spilled fuel is on the ground.
9. All stops should be approved by __________ prior to making the stop.
the department of transportation
the school district
the bus driver
10. Which of the following is NOT true?
ABS won't compensate for bad brakes.
ABS will change the way you normally brake.
ABS only comes into play when a wheel would have locked up because of over braking.
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AK CDL Bus Test

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