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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 Nevada school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The NV 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 Nevada CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this NV CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. When stopping, drivers should bring the school bus to a full stop with the front bumper at least ______ away from students at the bus stop.
30 feet
5 feet
50 feet
10 feet
2. As you approach off ramps and on ramps, remember:
that the posted speed limit may not be safe for larger vehicles.
to always brake and turn at the same time.
to maintain your highway speed.
that downgrades make it easier to reduce speed.
3. When inspecting the vehicle, make sure that:
all internal and external mirrors and mirror brackets are not damaged.
all internal and external mirrors and mirror brackets are not damaged.
all emergency exits are not damaged.
All of the above.
4. When you are being tailgated, you should:
flash your brake lights.
signal the tailgater when it's safe to pass you.
increase your following distance.
All of the above.
5. When backing, you should:
use the mirrors on both sides.
back quickly.
back and turn toward the right side whenever possible.
only use mirror on the driver's side.
6. When stopping to pick up students, you should place the vehicle in:
in second gear.
7. During an emergency student safety is generally best maintained by:
leading students as far away from the bus as possible.
having the students stand at least 50 feet off the road in the direction of oncoming traffic.
leading students downwind of the bus if fire is present.
keeping students on the bus.
8. Buses must never carry:
radioactive materials.
small arms ammunition.
hospital supplies.
All of the above.
9. In an emergency:
you should never turn to miss an obstacle.
you should keep one hand on the steering wheel.
stopping is always the best thing to do.
stopping is not always the safest thing to do.
10. Right after it starts to rain, the road is very slippery. Why?
Because rain is very slippery.
Because black ice may form on the road.
Because the water mixes with oil left on the road by vehicles.
None of the above.
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NV CDL School Bus Test

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