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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 Delaware school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The DE 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 Delaware CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this DE CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. Texting while operating a commercial motor vehicle is:
only allowed at night.
acceptable if you are contacting your supervisor.
acceptable if you are contacting your dispacther.
2. If the safety relief valve in the air brake system releases air:
this will supply more power to the brakes.
something is wrong.
this will supply more power to the drive wheels.
the valve is fully operational.
3. To prevent getting sleepy while driving, you should:
close the vent.
keep the cab warm.
drive alone whenever possible.
keep cool by opening the window.
4. For safety during a trip, you should:
use your senses to check for problems.
drive on the shoulder of the road.
pull off the road and stop.
shift into a lower gear.
5. School bus drivers should tell students to exit the bus and walk at least ______ from the side of the bus.
8 feet away
5 feet away
25 feet away
10 feet away
6. Before driving, you should _______ all access panels.
7. When stopping to pick up students, you should place the vehicle in:
in second gear.
8. How should you brake when driving a bus with ABS?
Pump the brakes as usual.
Always try to fully apply the brakes.
Brake as you always have.
None of the above.
9. If you have to drive off the road, you should:
keep one set of wheels on the pavement, if possible.
leave the road completely.
brake as hard as you can to maintain control.
fully apply the brakes until your speed has dropped to about 20 mph.
10. If a drawbridge does not have a signal light or traffic control attendant, you should:
stop at least 5 feet before the draw of the bridge.
stop and look to make sure the draw is completely closed before crossing.
get through the drawbridge as quickly as possible.
drive through the drawbridge with caution.
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DE 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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