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NS Class 2 (Bus) Commercial Licence Practice Test 7 2024

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Based on 2024 NS commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback
This is your Nova Scotia Class 2 Practice Test 7, another step in your journey to acing the Class 2 written test. Updated as of May 2024, the test includes 49 questions pertinent to buses with a seating capacity over 24 and Classes 3, 4, 5, and 8 vehicles. A friendly reminder: a Class 2 license in NS has a fee of $98.85 and comes with specific prerequisites including age and driving experience. Take this test as often as needed. Each question is paired with a helpful hint and a detailed explanation to improve your grasp of the material.
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Perfect for:

  • First-time NS commercial license applicants
  • Existing commercial license holders adding endorsements
  • NS commercial license renewal applicants

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. Which of the following statements about a vehicle's retarder is FALSE?
  2. Which of the following statements about changing lanes is true?
  3. Which of the following statements about railway crossings is FALSE?
  4. Which of the following statements about revolutions per minute (rpm) are true?
  5. Which of the following statements best describes "proactive (defensive) driving?"
  6. Which of the following types of commercial vehicles are required to carry fire extinguishers?
  7. Which real forces act on your vehicle as you drive around a curve?
  8. While you drive, you should check your rear-view mirrors
  9. While you're driving a school bus, it breaks down on the road. What should you do?
  10. While you're waiting in an intersection to turn left, which way should you point your front wheels?
  11. Who is ultimately responsible for the condition of the brakes on a vehicle?
  12. Why are drivers required to complete a trip inspection report?
  13. Why do the hours of service regulations exist?
  14. Why is it risky to drive faster than the traffic flow?
  15. Why should you do a shoulder check when making a right turn?
  16. Why should you never run your vehicle's engine in a closed garage?
  17. Why should you use extra caution at railway crossings in rural areas?
  18. You are approached from behind by an emergency vehicle sounding its siren on a one-way street. What should you do?
  19. You are approaching an intersection with a solid yellow light. You should
  20. You are approaching an intersection, but traffic is blocked on the other side. You should
  21. You are entering a street from a driveway. Which of these is the correct procedure to follow?
  22. You are parking your vehicle facing uphill on a street without a curb. In which direction should you be turning your front wheels?
  23. You are pulling a trailer equipped with air brakes. How can you tell if you have cross-connected the supply line and the service line?
  24. You are sharing a vehicle with another driver during a trip. The two of you disagree about which defects should be reported. What should you do?
  25. You enter a curve and due to wet conditions your vehicle starts to skid. What should you do to control it?
  26. You may be fined as much as _______ for driving a vehicle whose brakes are out of adjustment.
  27. You may not park in a parking space designated for persons with disabilities unless
  28. You must treat a flashing red signal like
  29. You should exercise extreme caution when the asphalt looks
  30. You should not follow cyclists closely because
  31. You're driving a taxi, ambulance, or ride-hailing vehicle. What should you do if it starts to skid?
  32. You're driving a vehicle equipped with air brakes. If the low air pressure warning signal comes on, what should you do?
  33. You're driving a vehicle equipped with an automatic front-wheel limiting system (ratio valve). If you brake hard during an emergency stop, the air pressure delivered to the front brakes will be approximately _____ of the air pressure to the rear brakes.
  34. Your vehicle's engine will start to lug (strain) if it is operated
  35. A Class 1 driver's licence allows you to drive which of the following?
  36. A Class 2 driver's licence allows you to drive which of the following?
  37. You're rounding a curve to the right. You should keep your front wheels
  38. Drivers on Cycle 1 must not drive after completing ____ hours of on-duty time in seven consecutive days.
  39. Drivers on Cycle 2 must not drive after completing ____ hours of on-duty time in 14 consecutive days.
  40. During a pre-hill inspection of a vehicle equipped with hydraulic brakes, you should do which of the following?
  41. How are flares, fusees, and reflectors used?
  42. If your bus breaks down and you cannot continue the trip, what should you do?
  43. When turning a corner in a forward-control bus, at what point should you start to turn the steering wheel?
  44. Where can bus passengers keep their baggage?
  45. While your bus is in motion, you should
  46. Who is responsible for making sure that a vehicle's emergency equipment is in working order?
  47. Why are hours of service regulations in place?
  48. Why should you adjust your head restraint so its top is at least level with the top of your head?
  49. With progressive shifting, you should do which of the following?
  50. Which of the following statements about off-tracking are true?