Bisd Transportation - School Bus Quiz #1

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Trainee Practice Test for "S" endorsement


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How far from a railroad crossing should you stop?
    • A. 

      Between 10 and 40 feet

    • B. 

      Between 15 and 50 feet

    • C. 

      Between 20 and 60 feet

    • D. 

      Between 25 and 75 feet

  • 2. 
    What are "prohibited practices" while operating a bus?
    • A. 

      Avoid fueling with riders onboard

    • B. 

      Don't talk to riders while driving

    • C. 

      Don't tow or push a disabled bus with riders onboard

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    When approaching a school bus stop you should activate your overhead amber lights how far from the bus stop?
    • A. 

      100 feet

    • B. 

      200 feet

    • C. 

      300 feet

  • 4. 
    Urban mass transit coaches may have a brake and accelerator interlock system. The rear door of a transit bus has to be open to set the parking brake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    School bus drivers must have a commercial driver's license and:
    • A. 

      Passenger and Combination Vehicle endorsements

    • B. 

      Air Brake and Tank endorsements

    • C. 

      School Bus and Passenger endorsements

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Always load/unload students on the right outside lane if on a multi-lane road
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is one of the more dangerous procedures a school bus driver must undertake?
    • A. 

      Driving in traffic

    • B. 

      Loading and unloading students

    • C. 

      Driving in the rain

    • D. 

      Training replacement drivers

  • 8. 
    Immediately after stopping at a bus stop you should:
    • A. 

      Open the entrance door slightly to activate the stop arms and overhead red warning lights

    • B. 

      Tell the children to stand back until you are ready for them to load

    • C. 

      Get the children onto the bus as quickly as possible

    • D. 

      Turn the engine off and open the door

  • 9. 
    Are recapped or re-grooved tires allowed on buses?
    • A. 

      Yes, on all wheels

    • B. 

      Yes, on all wheels except the front wheels

    • C. 

      No recapped or re-grooved tires are not allowed on buses

    • D. 

      As a spare only

  • 10. 
    A school bus driver must also check the amber alternating flashing lights indicator, the red alternating flashing lights indicator and the strobe light indicator, if equipped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False