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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. To prevent your vehicle from rolling back when you start you should:
put the transmission in Neutral.
partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake.
partly take your right foot off the brake before you engage the clutch.
release the parking brake, then apply enough engine power to keep from rolling back.
2. Your mirrors should be adjusted so that:
no part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
the rear of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
a part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
more than half of the mirror shows the vehicle.
3. The minimum number of mirrors a registered vehicle must have is:
4. To keep your vehicle from rolling back when you start, you should:
apply the emergency brake whenever necessary.
partly engage the clutch before you take your foot off the brake.
turn the engine off before you take your foot off the brake.
pump the brakes.
5. 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:
the tracks are not clear.
there is oncoming traffic.
there is no oncoming traffic.
you can drive completely through the crossing without stopping.
6. A disabled bus with passengers on board:
should be towed or pushed to its destination with the passengers on board.
should not be towed or pushed, unless getting off the bus would be unsafe.
should always be towed or pushed to the nearest safe spot to discharge passengers.
must be pushed by another bus.
7. Skids caused by acceleration can usually be stopped by:
applying the brakes firmly.
swerving to the left.
swerving to the right.
taking your foot off the accelerator.
8. If your brakes fail on a steep mountain downgrade, you should:
go right if the shoulder is clear.
leave the road immediately.
use an escape ramp if it is available.
change lanes after making sure there is enough room.
9. All standing riders must:
stand forward of the rear of the driver's seat.
stay behind the standee line.
stay within two feet of an emergency exit.
stay within two feet of any window.
10. If there is a fire and you are not sure what to use to put it out, you should:
use a fire extinguisher.
use water.
use dry powder.
wait for firefighters.
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Passenger Test - MN CDL

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