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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. If your ABS fails:
the first step is to get the vehicle off the road and stop.
you will have no brake function, and could lose control.
your tires might grab unexpectedly and you could lose control.
you will still have normal brake functions.
2. Properly adjusted mirrors on a school bus should allow the driver to see:
the front tires touching the ground.
the sides of the school bus.
the vehicles in front of the bus.
under the school bus.
3. If you realize you are going to be later to your destination than you expected, you should:
deal with it and accept the delay.
speed up.
do your best to avoid the delay.
exceed the posted speed limit when no other vehicles are near.
4. If your bus has a manual transmission:
never change gears while crossing railroad tracks.
cross the railroad tracks in a low gear.
at a multiple-track crossing, stop only before the first set of tracks.
All of the above.
5. If you experience a tire failure, do NOT:
when the vehicle has slowed down, brake very gently, pull off the road, and stop.
apply the brakes as hard as you can.
stay off the brake (unless you'reabout to run into something).
hold the steering wheel firmly.
6. You hear a loud "bang" which sounds like a tire blowout. You should:
assume you have a tire failure.
inspect your tires with your mirrors.
check the tires at the next stop.
keep driving as normal.
7. When driving on slippery roads, you should NOT:
watch far enough ahead to keep a steady speed.
try to anticipate stops early.
use the engine brake.
go slowly.
8. The blind spot for outside left and right side flat mirrors is:
to the left of each mirror.
behind each mirror.
immediately below and in front of each mirror.
above each mirror.
9. When stopping to pick up students at the bus stop, which of the following comes after all the others?
Activate the alternating amber lights and open the door when traffic is a safe distance from the school bus.
Check to confirm that all traffic has stopped before opening the door and signaling students to approach.
Place the transmission in park or in neutral and set the parking brake.
Activate the alternating red lights when traffic is a safe distance from the school bus.
10. Which of the following is NOT a warning sign of fatigue?
Trouble remembering the last few miles driven
Frequent blinking
Heavy eyelids
Driving at the speed of the traffic
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NV 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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