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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 Nebraska school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The NE 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 Nebraska CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this NE CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. Which of the following is NOT true?
ABS won't compensate for bad brakes.
ABS will change the way you normally brake.
ABS only comes into play when a wheel would have locked up because of over braking.
ABS won't compensate for poor brake maintenance.
2. To know if your vehicle is equipped with ABS, look for:
an ABS placard.
a yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
the ABS shipping paper.
the ABS logo on the steering wheel.
3. When crossing railroad tracks, you should:
apply the parking brakes.
stay in your lane.
shift gears while crossing the tracks.
stop on the tracks.
4. In vehicles with air brakes, the air compressor governor:
controls how much air the air compressor will pump into the air storage tanks.
controls when the air compressor will pump air into the air storage tanks.
controls when the air storage tanks will pump air into the air compressor.
None of the above.
5. The driver MUST evacuate the bus when:
there is an imminent danger of an accident.
the position of the bus may change and increase the danger.
there is a threat of a fire.
All of the above.
6. Baggage and freight should be secured in a way that:
allows riders to exit by any window or door in an emergency.
blocks one exit, but allows riders to exit by any remaining window or door in an emergency.
allows riders to quickly take their baggage with them in an emergency.
allows riders to easily identify their baggage before they get off the bus in an emergency.
7. A school bus driver must evacuate the bus when:
the ABS is not working properly.
the bus is stalled on the shoulder of a 4-lane divided highway and it's snowing.
the bus is stalled on a railroad crossing.
you have pull off the road and stop.
8. If your bus has a manual transmission, when crossing railroad tracks you should never:
change gears.
listen and look in both directions for trains.
proceed carefully.
use your brakes.
9. When stopping, you should bring the school bus to a full stop how many feet away from students at the bus stop?
At least 5 feet
At least 50 feet
At least 25 feet
At least 10 feet
10. Buses must never carry:
radioactive materials in the space occupied by people.
emergency hospital supplies.
oxygen medically prescribed for, in the possession of a passenger, and in a container designed for personal use.
All of the above.
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NE CDL School Bus Test

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