District Of Columbia Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 5
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Washington D.C. you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the Motorcycle Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 20 or better. The motorcycle manual is available in Spanish. Also, the written test may be taken in Spanish.
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1.
To lean the motorcycle for a turn, you should:
Apply the front brake
Press the handgrip in the opposite direction of the turn
Apply the rear brake
Press the handgrip in the direction of the turn
2.
To be effective, eye or face shield protection must be all of the following except:
Be free of scratches
Able to fasten securely
Give a clear view
Tight enough to not allow sunglasses or eyeglasses to be worn
3.
Which of the following situations would cause you to increase your following distance?
If there is bright sunshine
If traffic is heavy
If traffic is light
If you are able to see the roadway through vehicles in front of you
4.
Which of the following is not required equipment on a street-legal motorcycle?
Turn signals
Windshield
Headlight
Two mirrors
5.
Your lane position should:
Offer a good view of the shoulder
Invite others to use your lane
Offer a poor view of road hazards
Avoid other’s blind spots
6.
Most crashes happen:
After several hours of riding
On short trips
At speeds greater than 55 mph
On long trips
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