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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 Kansas CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The KS passenger test covers the following sections of the Kansas CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this KS practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. Do not push or tow a disabled bus with riders aboard the vehicle, unless:
the majority of the passengers agree.
getting off would be unsafe.
there are 15 students or less.
the distance to be covered is less than 5 miles.
2. The vehicle inspection report:
ensures that when the driver gets behind the wheel, the mechanic is responsible for the safe operation of the vehicle.
ensures that vehicle inspections are conducted regularly.
tells the motor carrier about problems that may need fixing.
tells the shipper how to package the materials.
3. Watch out for black ice:
right after it starts to rain.
when it is snowing.
when the temperature is above freezing and the road is dry.
any time the temperature is below freezing and the road looks wet.
4. If an aggressive driver confronts you, you should NOT:
make eye contact.
try to get out of their way.
ignore gestures.
try to let them pass.
5. Engine oil pressure should come up to normal within _________ after the engine is started.
ten minutes
two minutes
five minutes
6. When driving in extremely hot weather, if the air pressure in the tires is too high, you should:
continue driving.
stop and remain stopped until the tires cool off.
let air out of the tires to decrease pressure.
call your supervisor.
7. Which of the the following statements about fatigue is true?
Fatigue impairs your vision and judgment.
Fatigued driving is one of the leading causes of accidents.
Fatigue may cause you to not see and react to hazards.
All of the above.
8. In newer vehicles with air brakes, you put on the parking brake:
placing the transmission in Park.
using a diamond-shaped, yellow, push-pull control knob.
moving the orange push-pull lever to the right.
using a P-shaped, yellow control knob.
9. ABS:
does not decrease your stopping distance.
improves your visibility at night.
helps you increase your following distance.
helps you increase your average speed.
10. ABS:
allows you to drive faster.
always shortens your overall stopping distance.
helps increase brake pressure.
keeps your wheels from locking up during hard brake applications.
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KS CDL Passenger Test

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