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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 Massachusetts CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MA passenger test covers the following sections of the Massachusetts CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this MA practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. Bus drivers must have a commercial driver's license (CDL) if transporting ____ students or more.
2. When you leave your vehicle you should:
leave the key in the ignition.
apply the service brake.
release the parking brake.
None of the above.
3. If a worker is close to the roadway in a work zone, you should:
drive on the shoulder.
reduce your speed below the posted speed limit.
drive at the posted speed limit.
pull off the road and stop.
4. If you doubt you have enough space to pass under a bridge, you should:
turn on your 4-way emergency flashers.
turn on your headlights.
go slowly.
drive faster.
5. When driving in fog, drivers should:
use windshield washer antifreeze.
use the windshield wipers.
use low beams.
use high beams.
6. At dawn, dusk, in rain or snow, to make yourself easier to see you should:
use the high beams.
use the low beams.
use the emergency flashers.
use the parking lights.
7. In an emergency:
you should keep one hand on the steering wheel.
stopping is always the best thing to do.
you should never turn to miss an obstacle.
stopping is not always the safest thing to do.
8. Warnings on low bridges or underpasses:
are often posted, but sometimes they are not.
must be posted.
are always posted.
None of the above.
9. Hydroplaning:
can occur only if there is a lot of water on the road.
can occur at speeds as low as 30 mph.
is less likely if tire pressure is low.
can occur at speeds as low as 10 mph, if there is a lot of water.
10. Even if you are not required to always stop at railroad crossings and you are sure no train is approaching, you must stop before reaching the crossing if:
there is no oncoming traffic.
there is oncoming traffic.
you can drive completely through the crossing without stopping.
the tracks are not clear.
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CDL Passenger Test MA

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