Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 5
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Rhode Island, you must take a basic rider’s course through Community College of Rhode Island. Classes are offered March through November.
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1.
If a tire goes flat while riding and you must stop, it is usually best to:
Relax on the handgrips
Shift your weight toward the good tire
Brake on the good tire and steer to the side of the road
Use both brakes and stop quickly
2.
Signals on a motorcycle:
Serve little purpose since a motorcycle is smaller than most other vehicles
Are very important to alert other motorists of intentions
Should not be used if vehicles are not close to you
Are more complicated than those on a car
3.
To lessen your chances of an accident, you should:
Not look ahead, and focus only on your controls
Communicate your intentions
Only ride in the afternoon
Follow the vehicle in front of you as close as possible.
4.
When braking, you should:
Press down on the front brake and jam on the rear
Jam on the front brake and grab at the rear
Squeeze the front brake and press down the rear
Grab at the front brake and squeeze the rear
5.
What should a motorcycle driver do when driving on slippery surfaces to prevent possible injury?
Increase their speed
Reduce their speed
Make sudden moves
Drive on the shoulder
6.
In a pre-ride inspection, you should check your tires for the following, except:
Barometric pressure
Tread
General wear
Tire pressure
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