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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 Pennsylvania CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The PA passenger test covers the following sections of the Pennsylvania CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this PA practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. If the engine catches fire, you should:
open the hood as soon as you can.
turn off the engine as soon as you can.
pull into a service station and notify the emergency services.
avoid shooting foam from the vehicle's underside.
2. One reason parked delivery trucks can present a hazard is:
their drivers are often in a hurry and may suddenly step out of their vehicle.
they are often hard to see.
packages may fall out of the truck.
All of the above.
3. If your vehicle has power steering, during your pre-trip external inspection you must check that:
there are 2 lit red lights indicating it's there.
there's a function light.
the engine rpm is down close to idle.
there are no power steering fluid leaks or damage to the power steering hoses.
4. If a rider wants to board the bus with a car battery, the bus driver should:
instruct the rider to sit next to the exit doors.
not allow the rider to carry on the battery.
inspect the battery before allowing the rider to carry it on board.
call the police.
5. Even if you are not required to always stop at railroad crossings and you are sure no train is approaching, you must stop before reaching the crossing if:
there is no oncoming traffic.
there is oncoming traffic.
you can drive completely through the crossing without stopping.
the tracks are not clear.
6. Roof hatches:
must always be closed when driving.
may be locked in a partly open position for fresh air.
must be left open as a regular practice.
None of the above.
7. Buses must never carry:
radioactive materials.
hospital supplies.
small arms ammunition.
All of the above.
8. When you discharge a drunk or disruptive rider, you must:
put the rider off the bus as soon as possible.
call 911 if you have to discharge the rider in an unsafe place.
go back to the previous stop and make sure it is a well-lit area.
ensure the rider's safety.
9. Before driving, you should _______ all access panels.
10. When you are driving a school bus, the emergency exit doors or windows must always:
stay open.
be closed.
have a red door light turned on.
None of the above.
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CDL Passenger Test PA

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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