Colorado Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 4
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Colorado you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the Colorado Motorcycle Operator’s Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 21 or better. There is no motorcycle manual in Spanish. However, the test may be taken in Spanish.
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1.
How many motorcycle/car crashes are caused by drivers entering a rider’s right-of-way?
Over 50 percent
About 10 percent
About 25 percent
About 90 percent
2.
It is difficult for other motorists to see motorcycles at night. To make up for that, a motorcycle driver should:
Stay directly in front of another vehicle so you are seen in their headlights
Not drive at night
Reduce speed
Sound the horn repeatedly
3.
Once a motorcycle helmet has been involved in a crash it should be:
Sold to another rider
Outfitted with a new chin strap
Replaced
Inspected closely
4.
Which is not an example of a slippery surface?
Dry concrete
Gravel roads
Leaves
Lane markings
5.
When passing cars parked on the right, what is a dangerous situation a motorcycle operator should be prepared for?
That there may be parking meters
Open parking spaces
That other motorists see the motorcycle and stay out of its way
That a motorist will pull out of a parking space and get into traffic unexpectedly
6.
What should you do to operate a motorcycle safely on slippery surfaces?
Reduce speed
Drive faster
Use only the front brakes
Use only the rear brakes
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