Massachusetts Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 18
Directions: To earn your motorcycle license in Massachusetts, you must pass a knowledge test and road test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, you must get a score of 18 or more. The knowledge test is available in Spanish. However, a manual is not available in Spanish. Road tests must be scheduled by the phone center or online. Road test appointments may not be made in person.
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1.
Riding in the far side of a lane may allow you to only be seen in a vehicle’s side mirrors.
This is acceptable because you will be seen
This is acceptable, since you will be visible in one of a vehicle’s mirrors.
This is not acceptable because people seldom use their side mirrors
This is illegal becasue you have to drive in the center portion of the lane
2.
A passenger on a motorcycle should
Hold onto the seat
Mount the motorcycle before the engine starts
Mount the motorcycle after the engine starts
Sit as close to the rear as possible
3.
When approaching an uneven surface, you should:
Rise slightly off the seat to allow your legs to absorb the shock
Speed up
Swerve quickly
Make sure the motorcycle is leaning to one side.
4.
To swerve correctly:
Press the handlegrip in the opposite direction of the turn
Turn the handlebars quickly
Shift your weight quickly
Press the handlegrip in the direction of the turn
5.
Your lane position should:
Avoid other’s blind spots
Offer a good view of the shoulder
Offer a poor view of road hazards
Invite others to use your lane
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