Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
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.
Signals on a motorcycle:
Are very important to alert other motorists of intentions
Are more complicated than those on a car
Serve little purpose since a motorcycle is smaller than most other vehicles
Should not be used if vehicles are not close to you
2.
To lessen your chances of an accident, you should:
Follow the vehicle in front of you as close as possible.
Only ride in the afternoon
Communicate your intentions
Not look ahead, and focus only on your controls
3.
When braking, you should:
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
Press down on the front brake and jam on the rear
4.
In a pre-ride inspection, you should check your tires for the following, except:
Tire pressure
Barometric pressure
Tread
General wear
5.
What should a motorcycle driver do when driving on slippery surfaces to prevent possible injury?
Make sudden moves
Reduce their speed
Drive on the shoulder
Increase their speed
6.
If a tire goes flat while riding and you must stop, it is usually best to:
Brake on the good tire and steer to the side of the road
Relax on the handgrips
Use both brakes and stop quickly
Shift your weight toward the good tire
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