DC Motorcycle Permit Practice Test 02

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 02

You are coming up to a fast sweeping curve; to prepare you should...?
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Question 1 of 30

The oily strip in the center of a lane is usually no more than...?
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Question 2 of 30

What percentage of your stopping power is provided by your front brake?
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Question 3 of 30

As you ride through a curve, you should be looking at...?
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Question 4 of 30

You have come up to a school bus which is loading children. You should stop and put your motorcycle in...?
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Question 5 of 30

How many times should you use your turn signals when making a pass on another vehicle?
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Question 6 of 30

The average center strip provides adequate traction for safe riding unless...?
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Question 7 of 30

To avoid accidental overuse of the throttle, you should start off from a standstill...?
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Question 8 of 30

Which of these should be made using both brakes?
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Question 9 of 30

Your handlebars should be adjusted so that your hands are...?
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Question 10 of 30

Your motorcycle's brake light should come on when you...?
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Question 11 of 30

You are riding along a quiet street when a car pulls from a parking space in front of you, making a U-turn which causes you to run into it. Who has responsibility for the crash?
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Question 12 of 30

If you're not going slowly enough when you shift into a lower gear, you are risking...?
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Question 13 of 30

You should choose a lane position with a view to...?
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Question 14 of 30

A truck ahead passes a lamppost. When its rear bumper has cleared the lamppost, your front wheel should not arrive there for at least...?
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Question 15 of 30

You come up to an ambulance waiting to cross an intersection. You should stop...?
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Question 16 of 30

Wheels, cables, fasteners and fluid levels should be checked...?
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Question 17 of 30

You can stabilize your motorcycle as you go through a turn by...?
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d.

Question 18 of 30

When cornering, remember that you will always have...?
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Question 19 of 30

Your following distance should be greater than normal if...?
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Question 20 of 30

For the purposes of lane positioning, you should imagine the lane as divided into...?
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Question 21 of 30

As you ride, you should try to maintain a cushion of space...?
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Question 22 of 30

In a normal turn, you should lean...?
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Question 23 of 30

A pickup truck is following you at very close distance and clearly wants to pass. The best way to deal with it is...?
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Question 24 of 30

Who is most responsible for keeping you out of crashes?
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Question 25 of 30

As you ride, the best way to hold your feet is...?

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Question 26 of 30

You will give yourself the best chance of being seen by a driver in his mirrors if you position yourself...?
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Question 27 of 30

When you're sitting on your motorcycle, your arms should be used for...?
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Question 28 of 30

A properly adjusted mirror may still show...?
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Question 29 of 30

You should adjust your mirrors when you are...?
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Question 30 of 30


 

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