New Jersey Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: One of the ways to obtain a motorcycle license in New Jersey, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. Questions on the knowledge test come from The New Jersey Driver Manual. The knowledge test consists of 50 multiple choice questions. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, you may miss no more than 10 questions. The test is offered in Spanish. If an applicant cannot read, the test can be taken orally. If applicant cannot hear, the test can be taken with sign language visuals.
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1.
A properly fitted motorcycle
has the seat 10 inches above the driver's waist
allows the driver touch the ground with their feet while seated
has the seat 10 inches below the driver's waist
has the seat even with the driver's waist
2.
What type of material offers the best protection for clothing items, such as jackets?
Silk
Polyester
Wool
Leather
3.
When looking for protective pants or jacket, you should look for:
Items made of polyester
Items made of leather
Items that are made of darker colors
Items that are shiny
4.
When riding over rough surfaces, you should
Hold the handgrips loosely to allow for movement
Ride without a helmet as the helmet may become loose and cover your face
Use lots of throttle to help you get over the rough surface
Hold the handgrips firmly to keep your grip
5.
When behind a car, where should you ride?
As close as possible to the vehicle in front you
The part of the lane that puts you in the rear view mirror of the vehicle ahead of you
In any part of the lane
The part of the lane closest to a shoulder
6.
If you think stopping will take longer, you should:
Use a shorter following distance
Pick a different lane
Speed up
Open up a longer following distance
7.
When entering a turn, the rider should:
Reduce speed
Move their shoulders to match the angle of the turn
Speed up
Sit up as high as possible
8.
Your lane position should not:
Avoid placing you in other people’s blind spots
Increase your ability to see
Encourage other drivers to share your lane
Provide an escape route
9.
When riding at night, you should drive
at the same speed as you would during the day in the same conditions
slower than you would during the day in the same conditions
faster than you would during the day in the same conditions
on the shoulder so other vehicles can see you.
10.
When someone follows you too closely, you should:
Change lanes and let them pass
Ride on the shoulder, so they can pass
Not worry about them, and just focus on the road in front of you
Speed up
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