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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. When driving at night, to avoid glare from oncoming vehicles you should:
look slightly to the right at a right lane or edge marking.
put your own high beams on when other drivers do not put their low beams on.
look directly at lights of oncoming vehicles.
2. When dealing with a disruptive rider, you should:
give the rider a cup of coffee.
discharge the rider at the next scheduled stop.
discharge such rider immediately.
3. When stopping at drawbridges that do not have a signal light or traffic control attendant, you must stop at least _____ before the draw of the bridge.
150 feet
50 feet
100 feet
4. When stopping, you should bring the school bus to a full stop how many feet away from students at the bus stop?
At least 5 feet
At least 10 feet
At least 50 feet
5. If the safety relief valve in the air brake system releases air:
this will supply more power to the brakes.
the valve is fully operational.
something is wrong.
6. School buses:
are only equipped with ABS if built after March 2010.
are never equipped with ABS.
may be equipped with ABS.
7. Properly adjusted crossover mirrors allow you to see:
the right and left front tires touching the ground.
the entire area in front of the bus.
All of the above.
8. When approaching the bus stop, you should activate the lights approximately _______ before the bus stop.
25 seconds
4-6 seconds
5-10 seconds
9. If your bus has a manual transmission:
never change gears while crossing railroad tracks.
cross the railroad tracks in a low gear.
All of the above.
10. If a worker is close to the roadway in a work zone, you should:
drive at the posted speed limit.
reduce your speed below the posted speed limit.
pull off the road and stop.
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AK CDL School Bus Test

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