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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 South Carolina CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The SC passenger test covers the following sections of the South Carolina CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this SC practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. How many drinks per hour can be handled by the liver?
About 2 drinks per hour.
About 1 drink per hour.
About 3 drinks per hour.
About 4 drinks per hour.
2. If the vehicle ahead of you is smaller than yours:
it will usually take longer to stop.
it can probably stop faster than you can.
it will take the same amount of time to stop.
All of the above.
3. When driving in extremely hot weather, if the air pressure in the tires is too high, you should:
continue driving.
let air out of the tires to decrease pressure.
stop and remain stopped until the tires cool off.
call your supervisor.
4. When you double your speed, the braking distance is:
the same.
2 times longer.
3 times longer.
4 times longer.
5. Baggage and freight should be secured in ways that:
Allow the driver to move freely and easily.
Protect riders from injury if carry-ons shift or fall.
Allow riders to exit by any door or window in an emergency.
All of the above
6. Your mirrors should be adjusted so that:
a part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
no part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
more than half of the mirror shows the vehicle.
the rear of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
7. If your bus leans toward the outside on a banked curve, the bus:
is going at the proper speed.
is going too slow.
has good traction.
is going too fast.
8. Rough acceleration:
is recommended during long trips.
can cause mechanical damage.
is necessary to warm up the engine.
improves gas mileage.
9. Alcohol:
improves muscle coordination.
impairs depth perception.
does not affect judgement.
improves reaction time.
10. When approaching a stopped bus, you must be aware that:
passing a stopped bus is illegal.
passengers crossing in front of the bus can always see you.
a student may be driving the bus.
passengers may cross in front of or behind the bus.
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SC Passenger Test

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