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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 Minnesota CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MN passenger test covers the following sections of the Minnesota CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this MN practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. How does ABS help you?
ABS always shortens your stopping distance.
ABS helps you avoid wheel lock up and maintain control when you brake hard on slippery surfaces.
ABS makes stab braking more effective.
ABS replaces your normal brakes and helps you  to stop faster.
2. To make the brakes work, air brakes use:
compressed air.
carbon monoxide.
hydraulic air.
3. When a tire suddenly blows out while you are driving, what should you do first?
Use controlled or stab braking.
Use the parking brake.
Hold the steering wheel firmly and stay off the brakes.
Brake lightly and hold the steering wheel firmly.
4. If coolant has to be added to a system without a recovery tank, you should:
keep the engine running while adding coolant.
wait until the engine has cooled before adding coolant.
turn the radiator cap quickly to the first stop.
never use thick cloth to touch the radiator cap.
5. Which of the following statements about speed management and braking is true?
The total stopping distance of a bus is the distance your vehicle will travel, in ideal conditions, while you are braking.
Stopping time increases by one second for each 10 mph over 30 mph.
Driving below the posted speed limit will always allow you to stop safely.
None of the above.
6. To avoid becoming a distracted driver you should:
not turn off all communication devices.
adjust all vehicle controls and mirrors while driving.
eat and drink while you drive.
not engage in complex conversations with others.
7. Buses must never carry more than _______ total of allowed hazardous materials.
500 pounds
75 pounds
250 pounds
200 pounds
8. To avoid distractions while driving, you should:
try to engage in complex conversations with the other occupants.
smoke, eat, and drink only when the road is straight.
use your phone only when there is no traffic around you.
adjust vehicle controls and mirrors prior to driving.
9. Which of the the following statements about fatigue is true?
Fatigued driving is one of the leading causes of accidents.
Fatigue impairs your vision and judgment.
Fatigue may cause you to not see and react to hazards.
All of the above.
10. If you doubt you have enough space to pass under a bridge, you should:
turn on your 4-way emergency flashers.
drive faster.
turn on your headlights.
go slowly.
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MN CDL Passenger Test

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