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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. Brake fade results from:
excessive heat caused by using brakes too much.
wet brakes.
using brakes in cold weather.
All of the above.
2. If ABS is not working:
a yellow malfunction lamp will light up on the control panel.
you should pump the brakes.
the brakes will lock up.
you should stay off the brake.
3. When driving with passengers, you should:
look at the passenger when speaking to them.
not engage in complex conversations with the passengers.
engage in conversation with the passengers to maintain alertness.
None of the above.
4. You should be especially alert for drunk drivers:
late at night.
in the morning.
around shopping areas.
in the early evening.
5. Before operating the vehicle, the driver should:
review the last vehicle inspection report.
should not review the vehicle inspection report and immediately try to find any vehicle defects.
rely on the last vehicle inspection and skip the pre-trip inspection.
None of the above.
6. The average driver has a reaction time of:
1/8 of a second.
1/16 of a second.
1/32 of a second.
3/4 second to 1 second.
7. Before driving your bus, you must:
ensure the emergency exit door is open.
clean the interior.
review the inspection report.
All of the above.
8. Warnings on low bridges or underpasses:
must be posted.
are often posted, but sometimes they are not.
are always posted.
None of the above.
9. To correct a drive-wheel braking skid, you should:
apply the brakes and turn in the direction of the skid.
stop braking.
None of the above.
10. When dealing with a drunk or disruptive rider, you must:
take this rider to the closest police department.
discharge the disruptive rider immediately.
ensure the rider's safety, as well as that of others.
All of the above.
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MN Passenger Test

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