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    FREE BC Class 2 (Bus) Commercial Licence Practice Test 2 2023

    Getting ready to drive a bus in British Columbia? You'll need a Class 2 commercial licence to drive any large buses, including city buses, special activity buses, school buses, and special vehicles. This practice test offers 30 multiple-choice questions that will help you prepare for your Class 2 knowledge exam by quizzing you on the same information found in the official commercial driver's handbook. Each question comes with an optional hint and a detailed explanation.

    List of questions (classic view)

    1. Drivers must hold an industrial air brake endorsement if they will be __________ on industrial roads.
    2. Drivers on Cycle 1 must not drive after completing ____ hours of on-duty time in seven consecutive days.
    3. Drivers on Cycle 2 must not drive after completing ____ hours of on-duty time in 14 consecutive days.
    4. Which of the following drivers are exempt from wearing seatbelts?
    5. During a pre-hill inspection of a vehicle equipped with air brakes, you should do which of the following?
    6. During a pre-hill inspection of a vehicle equipped with hydraulic brakes, you should do which of the following?
    7. As part of your pre-trip inspection of a bus with air brakes, you should make sure that the air-loss rate per minute is not greater than
    8. Every motor vehicle must be equipped with at least ______ separate braking systems.
    9. How are flares, fusees, and reflectors used?
    10. According to the British Columbia Driving Commercial Vehicles Manual, what is horsepower?
    11. How can you tell how much air pressure is in the service reservoirs?
    12. 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?
    13. How can you downgrade from a commercial licence to a non-commercial licence?
    14. When adjusting a manual slack adjuster, how can you tell whether you are turning the adjusting bolt in the correct direction?
    15. When using the applied stroke method to check pushrod stroke, how much pressure should you apply to the service brakes?
    16. How often should you inspect your vehicle?
    17. If your vehicle is carrying cargo, how often must you perform an en-route inspection of the cargo securement system?
    18. Idling for longer than five minutes can
    19. If a crash occurs while you are backing up with the aid of a guide, who will be held responsible?
    20. If you must adjust an automatic slack adjuster that has a hexagonal (six-sided) adjusting bolt, you should turn the adjusting bolt in which direction?
    21. If you are convicted of causing a crash while you were driving impaired by alcohol or drugs, you may face which of the following consequences?
    22. If you are required to keep a logbook, what must you have in your possession?
    23. 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?
    24. If you are unable to keep up with traffic on a steep grade, what should you do?
    25. Why is it risky to drive faster than the traffic flow?
    26. 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.
    27. During your brake tests, you find that the brakes are not operating safely. What should you do?
    28. Reducing a tire’s air pressure when it is hot
    29. If you want to tow a trailer that weighs more than 4,600 kg, and neither the trailer nor your towing vehicle has air brakes, which of the following will you need?
    30. If your bus breaks down and you cannot continue the trip, what should you do?