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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 Kentucky school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The KY 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 Kentucky CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this KY CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. How should you brake if your vehicle loses ABS?
Stay off the Brake
Step on and off the brake pedal several times
Brake as you always have.
Pump the brake repeatedly
2. Never refuel your bus:
in a closed building with riders on board.
while the windows are open.
with a higher grade of fuel.
All of the above.
3. When driving in very hot weather, you may have to:
increase your speed until the tires cool off.
reduce your speed to prevent overheating.
watch out for black ice.
decrease your following distance.
4. When changing lanes, you should:
not use your turn signals.
not use your mirrors.
do it quickly.
None of the above.
5. Properly adjusted mirrors on a school bus should allow the driver to see:
the vehicles in front of the bus.
the sides of the school bus.
under the school bus.
the front tires touching the ground.
6. The safety valve is usually set to open at:
100 psi.
150 psi.
200 psi.
75 psi.
7. The inside rearview mirror is used to:
see the "danger zone" areas insde the bus.
monitor passenger activity inside the bus.
see the "danger zone" areas around the bus.
see hazards ahead.
8. Properly adjusted crossover mirrors allow you to see:
the area from the front of the bus to the service door.
the entire area in front of the bus.
the right and left front tires touching the ground.
All of the above.
9. When students unload the bus, they should:
stop and help the driver supervise the unloading process.
walk at least 10 feet away from the bus.
stand at the side of the bus.
walk along the side of the bus.
10. Properly adjusted outside left and right side flat mirrors should allow the driver to see:
the front bumper.
the rear tires touching the ground.
the front tires touching the ground.
at least 1 traffic lane on either side of the bus.
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KY CDL School Bus Test

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