North Carolina Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 5
Directions: To earn your motorcycle license in North Carolina, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. Knowledge test questions are based on information, practices and ideas from the Motorcyclist’s Handbook available through the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles. The test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. Each question has four possible answers to choose from. To pass, you must score at least 20. The knowledge test is available in Spanish. The on-cycle test will be given in an actual traffic environment or a controlled, off-street area.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
When braking, you should use:
Only the front brake
Both brakes
Either brake, but not both at the same time
Only the rear brake
When being passed from behind, you should:
Use the right portion of the lane
Use the center portion of the lane
Try to get to the shoulder
Use the left portion of the lane
The best way to stop quickly is to:
Use the front brake only
Use the rear brake first.
Throttle down and use the front brake.
Use both brakes simultaneously
When riding in a group, motorcyclists
should maintain an adequate space cushion
should increase the space cushion
Should reduce the usual space cushion by half
do not need a space cushion
When adjusting your rearview mirror, you should:
Adjust the left mirror to see the lane behind you, and the right mirror to see the lane to the side of you
Adjust the mirror so you can only see the lane next to you
Adjust the mirror to see only the lane behind you
Adjust each mirror so you can see the lane behind you and as much of the lane next to you as possible