Colorado Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 21
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.
Once a motorcycle helmet has been involved in a crash it should be:
Replaced
Outfitted with a new chin strap
Inspected closely
Sold to another rider
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
Sound the horn repeatedly
Not drive at night
Reduce speed
3.
Which is not an example of a slippery surface?
Gravel roads
Lane markings
Leaves
Dry concrete
4.
What should you do to operate a motorcycle safely on slippery surfaces?
Use only the rear brakes
Reduce speed
Drive faster
Use only the front brakes
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
That other motorists see the motorcycle and stay out of its way
Open parking spaces
That a motorist will pull out of a parking space and get into traffic unexpectedly
6.
How many motorcycle/car crashes are caused by drivers entering a rider’s right-of-way?
Over 50 percent
About 90 percent
About 25 percent
About 10 percent
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