Alberta School Bus Driver Test 01

Taking the Alberta school bus driver practice test requires thorough preparation and dedication. It is crucial to study the Alberta School Bus Driver’s Handbook thoroughly and understand each section well. The practice test provides a glimpse of what to expect on the official test. Once you have passed the practice test, it is time to take the official exam and confidently showcase your knowledge and skills.


Alberta School Bus Test 01

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What is not part of the three basic parts of a pre-trip inspection?

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How long is a daily trip inspection valid for?

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When bringing the bus to a complete stop, apply the brake, gradually increasing pressure. At what point should you depress the clutch?

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If the bus has an oil pressure gauge instead of a light and adequate pressure is not indicated, what do you do?

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How would you properly test the park brake?

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Other than a legal responsibility to perform a pre-trip inspection, is there any other reason to do it?

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Why would you wish to drive in a lower gear?

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When should the operator add oil?

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In colder weather, how long should the bus idle before first starting out on your route?

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If the service brake indicator light comes on during a hard braking application, what could this indicate?

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If the bus is equipped with a vacuum or air pressure gauge, it indicates capacity to operate the brakes. When should you begin to operate the bus?

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Why should you avoid deviating from the pre-trip inspection checklist?

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When inspecting the tires, tap each tire with a tire iron or similar implement. What should it sound like?

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Fan Belts/Fan Blades should not be frayed, badly worn, or twisted and should have how much tension?

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What category is not part of the daily inspection?

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The windshield washer fluid should be how full, as a minimum?

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buses that have been converted for propane usage, may not have gauges that are giving an accurate reading. How would operators determine their next fill-up?

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The power steering fluid should be how full, as a minimum?

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When doing an on-the-road check, at what speeds should you check the brakes?

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What is referred to as coasting to a stop?

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For air brake systems, the parking brake will remain applied if the air pressure falls below what psi?

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What is the appropriate way to check the transmission during the on-the-road check?

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If the water temperature gauge or temperature warning light indicates the coolant is hot, what should you do?

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If your bus is equipped with updated equipment, or special equipment that is not included on the standard checklist, what should you do?

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The oil pressure warning light may go on as the bus is being started. What do you do if it doesn't go out?

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How do you check if the parking brake is working properly?

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When performing an under the hood check, if there is no mark on the coolant tank, how far from the filler neck is acceptable?

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Should a properly adjusted clutch have any 'free play'?

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What can excessive loss of pressure overnight indicate with the vacuum or air pressure gauge?

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Why should a driver complete the pre-trip inspection in the position the vehicle was last parked in?

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