California Motorcycle Permit Practice Test 01

In this completely free practice test for the California Class M Motorcycle License, you’ll find 30 multiple choice questions designed to assess your knowledge of motorcycle driving, road rules, and traffic signs, all of which are explained in the California Motorcycle Handbook. If you are unable to obtain a passing score on this test, review the operator’s handbook until you feel confident that you know the material.


California Motorcycle Permit Test - Quiz 01

Why should you choose a rain suit designed specifically for motorcycle riding?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 1 of 30

Every time you ride your motorcycle, you should check your tires for?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 2 of 30

To be effective, a face shield must?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 3 of 30

How often (minimum) should you check your hydraulic fluids and coolant levels?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 4 of 30

At the most common collision speed (below 30 mph) what does wearing a helmet do to the likelihood of receiving a severe head injury?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 5 of 30

If you only hold a Californian M2 permit which of these can you NOT ride?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 6 of 30

Why should you never ride in shorts?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 7 of 30

Who generally has responsibility in a traffic 'accident'?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 8 of 30

In California you must wear an approved helmet when riding?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 9 of 30

Which of these helmets will provide you with the best protection?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 10 of 30

When should you adjust your mirrors?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 11 of 30

If you hold a Californian M1/M2 permit, which of these may you NOT do?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 12 of 30

Your brake light should turn on when you employ?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 13 of 30

A face shield is the best protection because?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 14 of 30

What is the problem for your vision created by a full-face helmet?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 15 of 30

For a motorcycle to fit you, you should be able to do what when sitting on it?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 16 of 30

More than half of motorcycle collisions occur with riders who have less than how much experience?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 17 of 30

A motorcycle helmet is useless as protection unless?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 18 of 30

On an unfamiliar motorcycle, you should?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 19 of 30

From September 16, 2014, in California how much space must you leave when passing a bicycle?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 20 of 30

How often should you run basic checks on your motorcycle's condition?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 21 of 30

Wearing a jacket in warm weather will prevent what?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 22 of 30

You've just taken delivery of a brand-new motorcycle. What should your first action be?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 23 of 30

You are most likely to be involved in a collision when?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 24 of 30

Which of these is NOT acceptable as motorcycle riding footwear?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 25 of 30

If you are not wearing a motorcycle helmet, how much more likely are you to die in a collision?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 26 of 30

Under what circumstances do you not need proper motorcycle specific eye protection?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 27 of 30

Which of these is NOT acceptable as a material for motorcycle gloves?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 28 of 30

Which of these must your motorcycle have to make it street legal?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 29 of 30

Which of these is the only ear protection you can wear in both ears when riding in California?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 30 of 30


 

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