DC Motorcycle Permit Practice Test 01

In this completely free practice test for the District of Columbia 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 DC Motorcycle Manual. 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.


DC Motorcycle Permit Test - Quiz 01

If your motorcycle has a fuel supply valve, you can find it...?
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Question 1 of 30

The first thing you should do when you take delivery of a new motorcycle is to...?
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Question 2 of 30

Your high/low beam headlight control will usually be found...?
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Question 3 of 30

You are renting a motorcycle on holiday and you are offered a helmet with it. You should reject it and ask for another one if it has...?
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Question 4 of 30

You should make a complete check of your motorcycle...?
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Question 5 of 30

If not properly secured, which of these parts of a motorcycle boot could cause a hazard?
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Question 6 of 30

Whatever you choose as eye protection, it must...?
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Question 7 of 30

If you don't wear a helmet and you're involved in a crash, you are 3 times more likely to...?
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Question 8 of 30

A tachometer measures...?
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Question 9 of 30

Whenever you ride, you should wear...?
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Question 10 of 30

In what percentage of motorcycle crashes does the rider incur a head or neck injury?
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Question 11 of 30

On a normal motorcycle, the front brake is operated with...?
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Question 12 of 30

If you don't wear a motorcycle jacket in warm weather, you are risking...?
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Question 13 of 30

The 'right' gear for motorcycling is...?
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Question 14 of 30

In a study of 360 motorcycle crashes where riders were wearing helmets, how many crashes were caused by a helmet stopping a rider from spotting danger?
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Question 15 of 30

Your motorcycle jacket and pants should reach, respectively...?
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Question 16 of 30

When taking out a borrowed or hired motorcycle, you should ride...?
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Question 17 of 30

The most comprehensive protection for your face and eyes is...?
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Question 18 of 30

Your gloves for motorcycling should be chosen with a view to...?
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Question 19 of 30

What percentage of motorcycle crashes caused by riders who have been with their machine for less than 6 months?
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Question 20 of 30

How often should you checked the hydraulic fluids and coolants on your motorcycle?
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Question 21 of 30

The engine cut-off switch can be found...?
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Question 22 of 30

Excluding turn signals, what's the minimum number of lights a street legal motorcycle must have?
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Question 23 of 30

The majority of motorcycle crashes occur at speeds of less than...?
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Question 24 of 30

You purchase a rain suit from a hiking shop. Why might it not be suitable for motorcycling?
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Question 25 of 30

Eyeglasses or sunglasses aren't really suitable as motorcycling protection because...?
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Question 26 of 30

On which of these trips are you most likely to have a crash?
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Question 27 of 30

The majority of serious and fatal injuries to motorcyclists are caused by...?
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Question 28 of 30

In normal circumstances you will operate the horn with...?
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Question 29 of 30

Why do motorcycles need more attention than cars?
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Question 30 of 30


 

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