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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 Arkansas CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The AR passenger test covers the following sections of the Arkansas CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this AR practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. When driving on slippery surfaces, you should:
make turns as quickly as possible.
change lanes often.
not pass slower vehicles unless necessary.
All of the above.
2. When checking the bus seats, make sure that:
they have not been damaged.
they are securely fastened to the bus.
they are safe for riders.
All of the above.
3. The standee line:
is used at bus stops.
tells the school bus driver where to steer.
shows riders where they cannot stand.
is part of the braking system.
4. Rollovers happen when drivers:
stop too often.
brake too hard.
turn too slowly.
turn too fast.
5. Hydroplaning:
is less likely if tire pressure is low.
can occur at speeds as low as 30 mph.
can occur only if there is a lot of water on the road.
can occur at speeds as low as 10 mph, if there is a lot of water.
6. When driving in heavy traffic, the safest speed is:
the posted speed limit.
slightly higher than the speed of other traffic.
slower than the speed of other traffic.
the speed of traffic.
7. Under a pressurized system, the radiator cap:
should always be cool.
should never be removed until the system has cooled.
should never be hot.
should be removed when the coolant is hot.
8. In newer vehicles with air brakes, you put on the parking brake:
using a P-shaped, yellow control knob.
moving the orange push-pull lever to the right.
using a diamond-shaped, yellow, push-pull control knob.
placing the transmission in Park.
9. Why should you back toward the driver's side?
You can see better and watch the rear of your vehicle by looking out the side window.
You can more easily correct any steering errors.
Using double clutching requires practice.
All of the above.
10. The heavier the vehicle:
the more work the brakes must do to stop it.
the higher the center of gravity will be.
the less work the brakes must do to stop it.
None of the above.
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AR CDL Passenger Test

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