California Motorcycle Permit Practice Test 02

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 02

When can you safely ride on the oily strip in the center of the lane?
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Question 1 of 30

Why should your handlebars be level with or below your elbows?
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Question 2 of 30

You should select a lane position which?
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d.

Question 3 of 30

How far ahead should you scan your path of travel?
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d.

Question 4 of 30

If you are being passed from behind or by an oncoming vehicle, what is your best lane position?
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c.
d.

Question 5 of 30

Where should you take extra care to make your gearchange as smooth as possible?
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c.
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Question 6 of 30

If you can avoid it, why should you not ride alongside vehicles in other lanes?
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Question 7 of 30

Entering a curve too fast can result in what?
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Question 8 of 30

What is the minimum following distance in perfect conditions?
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Question 9 of 30

To select your best lane position, you should divide the lane into how many sections?
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d.

Question 10 of 30

The best way to deal with a tailgater is?
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d.

Question 11 of 30

You should always brake?
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b.
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d.

Question 12 of 30

Where is the best lane position?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 13 of 30

The SEE strategy stands for?
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d.

Question 14 of 30

In an integrated braking system, both brakes will be operated by what?
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d.

Question 15 of 30

When should you be particularly aware of getting your speed right for a gearchange?
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d.

Question 16 of 30

A car ahead is merging onto the highway, and there is traffic in the lane to your left. What should you do?
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d.

Question 17 of 30

If you are turning right, how will you achieve it?
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Question 18 of 30

What should you focus your search strategy for hazards on?
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c.
d.

Question 19 of 30

You are allowed to join a carpool lane?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 20 of 30

The best place to be seen by a driver in their mirrors is where?
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b.
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d.

Question 21 of 30

How should you look through a curve to your destination?
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Question 22 of 30

Where should you be especially on the lookout for oil and grease buildups?
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d.

Question 23 of 30

When should you shift down through the gears?
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b.
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Question 24 of 30

What might the result be if you don't keep your feet level?
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d.

Question 25 of 30

What will help to stabilize your suspension as you drive through a turn?
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c.
d.

Question 26 of 30

In California, which of these places is it NOT permitted to carry a toll payment transponder?
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b.
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d.

Question 27 of 30

Your priority in choosing a lane position should be what?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 28 of 30

You are maintaining your 2 second following distance, but you suspect the car behind is about to try and squeeze into the gap you have left. What should you do?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 29 of 30

As well as giving you room to brake, what is another advantage of a 2 second following distance?
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Question 30 of 30


 

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