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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 Illinois CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The IL passenger test covers the following sections of the Illinois CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this IL practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. If you are feeling sleepy, you should:
get some coffee.
drive faster.
pull off the road and rest.
slow down.
2. When making a turn you should:
honk your horn.
turn the signal off before entering the turn.
make gestures to get the attention of other drivers.
signal early.
3. ABS helps you:
drive faster.
stop faster.
brake harder.
None of the above.
4. Which of the following is not a sign of fatigue?
Yawning repeatedly
Keeping a steady speed
Rubbing eyes
Frequent blinking
5. Heights posted at bridges and overpasses:
can be incorrect.
are always accurate.
are always incorrect.
None of the above.
6. With the controlled braking method:
you apply your brakes all the way and release the brakes when the wheels lock up.
you use the parking brake to lock the wheels.
you apply your brakes as hard as possible without locking the wheels.
you lightly tap the brakes.
7. In a dual air brake system, if one air system is very low on pressure:
the effect won't be noticeable for the first 50 miles.
either the front or rear brakes will not be operating fully.
you should pump the brakes to restore pressure.
you should drive and brake as you always have.
8. Rollovers happen when drivers:
stop too often.
turn too slowly.
turn too fast.
brake too hard.
9. What should you do if your vehicle starts hydroplaning?
Apply the brakes and countersteer to regain control of the vehicle.
Accelerate slightly, then push in the clutch to slow down.
Leave the road completely.
Release the accelerator and push in the clutch to let the wheels turn freely.
10. Walkers, joggers, and bicyclists wearing headsets:
can usually hear the sounds of traffic.
may not hear you.
are usually aware of what is happening around them.
can always see you.
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IL CDL Passenger 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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