Washington Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: To earn your motorcycle license in Washington state, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. Questions for the test come from the Washington State Department of Licensing Motorcycle Operator Manual. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions. Each question has four possible answers. To pass, you can miss no more than 5 questions. The test may be taken in Spanish. However, there is not a manual in Spanish. The on-cycle skills test measures your ability to operate a motorcycle legally and safely.
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1.
What type of material offers the best protection for clothing items, such as jackets?
Leather
Wool
Polyester
Silk
2.
When riding, you should:
Keep your arms straight
Keep your knees away from the gas tank
Turn just your head and eyes to look where you are going
Turn your head and shoulders to look through turns
3.
When riding a motorcycle, the following applies to footwear:
Long laces are acceptable
Heels should be long
Heels should be short
Sneakers are the best footwear
4.
Common drugs, such as cold tablets:
Are always acceptable to take since they are often sold over-the-counter
Can affect a driver’s abilities
Usually won’t affect the driver’s abilities
Pose no risk to the driver’s ability
5.
Riding alongside cars:
Can make driving easier for the other motorist
Can place you in their blind zone
Is encouraged
Is not an issue unless the roadway is wet
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