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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 Montana CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MT passenger test covers the following sections of the Montana CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this MT practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. Passive railroad crossings:
do not have any type of traffic control device.
do not require you to stop.
do not have yellow circular advance warning signs, pavement markings and crossbucks.
All of the above.
2. When driving a 50 foot vehicle at 50 mph, how much space should you keep in front of you?
4 seconds
6 seconds
3 seconds
5 seconds
3. Your vehicle has air brakes. To stop, you should:
pump the brake pedal 3 times.
pull the parking brake control knob out.
push the brake pedal down.
release the accelerator, push in the clutch, and shift to Neutral at the same time.
4. When driving with passengers, you should:
engage in conversation with the passengers to maintain alertness.
look at the passenger when speaking to them.
not engage in complex conversations with the passengers.
None of the above.
5. When making a turn you should:
signal early.
turn the signal off before entering the turn.
make gestures to get the attention of other drivers.
honk your horn.
6. When approaching a stopped bus, you must be aware that:
passengers may cross in front of or behind the bus.
passing a stopped bus is illegal.
passengers crossing in front of the bus can always see you.
a student may be driving the bus.
7. Air brakes use ________ to make the brakes work.
compressed gases
compressed gas cylinders
compressed air
compressed oil
8. When arriving at the destination or intermediate stops, announce:
the date.
the next stop.
the location.
the ID number of the driver.
9. Banked curves:
have a safe "design speed".
should always be avoided.
are reserved for pedestrians.
can be taken at any speed.
10. To avoid a hazard:
driving on the shoulder of the road is always the best thing to do.
stopping is always the best thing to do.
steering away from what is ahead may be the best thing to do.
changing lanes is always the best thing to do.
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Passenger Test Montana

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