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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 Kentucky CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The KY passenger test covers the following sections of the Kentucky CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this KY practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. When driving at night, if drivers of oncoming vehicles do not put their low beams on, you should:
look slightly to the right at a right lane or edge marking, until the vehicles pass.
pull off the road and stop.
look directly at the headlights.
flash your high beams to remind the other drivers to use their low beams.
2. When driving a 50 foot vehicle at 50 mph, how much space should you keep in front of you?
4 seconds
5 seconds
6 seconds
3 seconds
3. When possible, you should park:
so you will be able to pull forward when you leave.
so you will have to back up when you leave.
on the roadway.
on the shoulder.
4. Baggage and freight should be secured in ways that:
Allow the driver to move freely and easily.
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
5. If stopped on a hill, how can you start moving without rolling back?
Partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake, put on the parking brake if necessary.
Press on the gas pedal, even if you have to roll back a little.
Release the parking brake before you have applied enough engine power to keep from rolling back.
None of the above.
6. To prevent getting sleepy while driving, you should:
keep the cab warm.
drive alone whenever possible.
keep cool by opening the window.
close the vent.
7. The standee line:
shows riders where they cannot stand.
tells the school bus driver where to steer.
is part of the braking system.
is used at bus stops.
8. If you are being tailgated, you should:
speed up.
turn on your taillights.
try to let the other vehicle pass.
drive on the shoulder.
9. Which of the following statements about fueling a bus with riders is true?
Before fueling your bus with riders on board you should tell passengers about the refueling.
It should only be done during trips more than 150 miles long.
Fueling your bus with riders on board should be avoided unless absolutely necessary.
All of the above.
10. Pre-trip inspections are:
required only for trips of more than 100 miles.
required only for trips of more than 50 miles.
required by law
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KY CDL Passenger Test

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