Ohio Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 40
Passing score: 10
Directions: To earn your motorcycle license in Ohio, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skill test. The knowledge test is based on information in the Ohio Motorcycle Operator Manual. There are 40 questions on the knowledge test. A passing score is 75 percent or higher, or 30 questions, answered correctly. Each question has three or four answers to choose from. The knowledge test is available in Spanish. However, the study guide is not. The on-cycle skill test will be conducted in actual traffic or off-street area.
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Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
What gear should the engine be in when starting the motorcycle?
Third gear
First gear
Should you wear gloves when driving a motorcycle?
No. Gloves are not recommended as they can interfere with the controls.
Yes. They provide a better grip and help protect your hands
Yes. often your hands get cold when riding
A pre-ride inspection should be done:
Once a month
Once a week
Once a riding season
Before every ride
As a motorcycle driver approaching an intersection, what should you NOT do?
Speed up and try to sneak through
Cover clutch and brakes to reduce reaction time
Select a lane position that increases your visibility
What does this sign mean?
No right turn
No u-turn
No left turn
If a motorcycle rider takes a turn too fast, they may
have increased stability of the motorcycle
go off the road
have increased control of the motorcycle
What does this sign mean?
Yield to others
A stop sign is ahead
Stop at the sign
To swerve correctly:
Shift your weight quickly
Turn the handlebars quickly
Press the handgrip in the direction of the turn
A motorcycle needs _______ attention than a car.
more frequent
less frequent
about the same
You should operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch when:
The throttle is stuck and you can't free it.
The motorcycle starts to wobble.
You start to lose control in a curve.
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