California Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 6
Directions: Study the California Motorcycle Handbook before taking the written test. All the knowledge test questions are based on information in the 2016 Handbook. The test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. Each question has three possible answers. Select the best answer. You must miss 6 or fewer questions to pass the test.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
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1.
Upshifting or downshifting in a curve:
Is better than shifting before the curve.
Should only be done if it can be done smoothly.
Is the best way to control your speed.
2.
Where can a motorcyclist NOT place a toll road transponder?
Under the seat
In the motorcyclist’s pocket
On the windshield of the motorcycle
3.
Taking a turn too fast can:
Cause you to not hold the turn, possibly putting you in another lane of traffic
Cause you to get through the turn faster
Cause you to keep control of the motorcycle
4.
In high risk areas, where dangers could be present, a motorcyclist should:
Maintain the same speed
Cover the clutch and both brake levers to reduce reaction time.
Find a different route
5.
What does this sign mean?
Yield
Reduce speed
Railroad crossing ahead
6.
When entering a turn, you should::
Come to a complete stop
Slow down
Speed up
7.
One problem with a motorcyclist driving alongside another vehicle,
Is that the other vehicle may block the escape route of the motorcyclist
Is that he motorcyclist can be easily seen by other drivers
Is the motorcyclist may not be able to read signs on the side of the road.
8.
Engines will seize because of
A lack of oil
Improper tire inflation
A lack of fuel
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