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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 Iowa CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The IA passenger test covers the following sections of the Iowa CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this IA practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. Baggage and freight should be secured in ways that:
Allow riders to exit by any door or window in an emergency.
Protect riders from injury if carry-ons shift or fall.
All of the above
2. If your ABS fails:
your tires might grab unexpectedly and you could lose control.
the first step is to get the vehicle off the road and stop.
you will still have normal brake functions.
3. When backing you should:
back and turn toward the right side.
avoid making pull-ups to reposition your vehicle.
use driver-side backing.
4. Before driving your bus, to be sure it's safe you should:
ask the shipper for the Safety Confirmation report.
review the inspection report made by the previous driver.
review the bus safety guidelines.
5. Road surfaces where water collects can create conditions that cause a vehicle to hydroplane. Which of the following is an indication of standing water?
Tire splashes
Clear reflections
All of the above.
6. How many drinks per hour can be handled by the liver?
About 3 drinks per hour.
About 2 drinks per hour.
About 1 drink per hour.
7. To keep your vehicle from rolling back when you start, you should:
turn the engine off before you take your foot off the brake.
partly engage the clutch before you take your foot off the brake.
apply the emergency brake whenever necessary.
8. If you're feeling tired while driving you should:
eat something.
drink coffee.
stop driving and get some rest.
9. 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.
drive through the drawbridge with caution.
10. After an accident, an improper use of flares could cause:
a fire if spilled fuel is on the ground.
air pressure to build from 50 to 100 psi within 2 minutes.
the springs to put on the brakes.
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CDL Passenger Test IA

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