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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 Kansas school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The KS 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 Kansas CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this KS CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. One reason parked delivery trucks can present a hazard is:
they are often hard to see.
packages may fall out of the truck.
their drivers are often in a hurry and may suddenly step out of their vehicle.
All of the above.
2. When doing a school bus inspection, school bus drivers must also check:
the strobe light, if equipped.
the alternately flashing red lights indicator.
the emergency kit.
All of the above.
3. When stopping you should push the brake pedal down:
as hard as you can.
4. As a general rule, during an emergency student safety is best maintained by:
evacuating the bus.
immediately coming to a complete and sudden stop.
planning the evacuation well in advance.
keeping students on the bus.
5. After stopping, you should:
Activate the alternating amber lights and ensure the stop arm is extended.
Turn on the right turn signal indicator.
Have the students board the school bus as quickly as possible.
Activate the alternating red lights and ensure the stop arm is extended.
6. When unloading students, you should:
have the students remain seated until told to exit.
invite the students to head toward the door while the bus is still moving.
get off the bus and stand right next to it.
None of the above.
7. If a rider wants to board the bus with a car battery, the bus driver should:
instruct the rider to sit next to the exit doors.
inspect the battery before allowing the rider to carry it on board.
not allow the rider to carry on the battery.
call the police.
8. For safety during a trip, you should:
shift into a lower gear.
drive on the shoulder of the road.
use your senses to check for problems.
pull off the road and stop.
9. Which of the following is NOT a warning sign of fatigue?
Trouble remembering the last few miles driven
Frequent blinking
Heavy eyelids
Driving at the speed of the traffic
10. You should position the overhead inside rearview mirror to see:
the students in the first three rows.
the rear of the bus.
all of the students on the bus.
the heads of the students right behind you.
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KS 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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