Maryland Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 21
Directions: To obtain you motorcycle license in Maryland, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, you must earn a score of 17 or better. The test is available in Spanish. However, a manual is not available in Spanish.
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1.
If it is foggy or raining, how should you use your headlight?
Use the high beam
If possible, don’t use the headlight
Alternate between low and high beam
Use the low beam
2.
Normally, how far behind should you be behind the vehicle in front of you?
4 seconds
3 seconds
1 second
2 seconds
3.
Shifting to a lower gear causes an effect similar to:
Using the brakes
Turning
Accelerating
Swerving
4.
When selecting footwear,
You should pick items that are made from flimsy materials
You should pick items that cover your ankles
You should pick items with long laces that cannot be tucked in
You should pick items will long heels
5.
In a pre-ride inspection, you should check your tires for the following, except:
Tire pressure
Barometric pressure
General wear
Tread
6.
More than half of all crashes:
Happen at night
Are caused by faulty ignition systems
Occur because of distractions caused by passengers
Involve riders who have ridden their motorcycles less than six months
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