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MA CDL SCHOOL BUS TEST - PRACTICE TEST

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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 Massachusetts school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The MA 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 Massachusetts CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this MA CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. When approaching a bus stop, the school bus driver should:
not use the mirrors.
approach cautiously.
stop on the sidewalk.
All of the above.
2. You should use the overhead inside rearview mirror to:
see the front bumper "danger zone" area in front of the bus.
see what is happening on the bus.
to monitor the left and right sides of the bus at a wide angle.
to monitor traffic and check clearances.
3. Properly adjusted outside convex mirrors should allow school bus drivers to see:
the entire area in front of the bus.
all of the students.
the area from the front of the bus to the service door.
the entire side of the bus up to the mirror mounts.
4. To avoid a hazard:
stopping is always the best thing to do.
steering away from what is ahead may be the best thing to do.
driving on the shoulder of the road is always the best thing to do.
changing lanes is always the best thing to do.
5. At passive railroad crossings, even if there are active railroad signals that indicate the tracks are clear, you must _________  to be sure it is safe to proceed.
listen, look and stop
go, look and put the transmission in neutral
stop, look, and listen
go, stop and listen
6. Properly adjusted crossover mirrors allow you to see:
the entire area in front of the bus.
the area from the front of the bus to the service door.
the right and left front tires touching the ground.
All of the above.
7. Vehicles with ABS have ______ ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
blue
yellow
green
orange
8. At railroad crossings, you must stop no closer than ___ feet and no farther than ___ feet from the nearest rail.
15; 50
25; 75
20; 40
50; 100
9. The area to the left of the bus is always considered dangerous because of:
blind spots.
passing pedestrians.
passing vehicles.
parked vehicles.
10. If you doubt you have enough space to pass under a bridge, you should:
turn on your 4-way emergency flashers.
go slowly.
turn on your headlights.
drive faster.
 
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MA CDL 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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