# 2024 Alaska Motorcycle Permit Test 14

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Alaska when getting your motorcycle learners..

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Alaska when getting your motorcycle learners permit. Each motorcycle theory practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Alaska please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/alaska/motorcycle.

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### 1. When riding under normal conditions, maintain a minimum following distance of:

Explanation
Under normal conditions, you should maintain a following distance of at least four seconds. Increase your following distance any time conditions are less than perfect.

### 2. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should position themselves:

Explanation
In a group of motorcyclists, riders with less experience should be positioned toward the front of the group, just behind the leader. This will allow more experienced riders behind them to keep an eye on them.

### 3. What should a motorcyclist do to prevent possible injury when riding on a slippery surface?

Explanation
When riding on a slippery surface, it is safest to decrease your speed. Making sudden moves on a slippery surface could cause your motorcycle to skid. Do not travel on the shoulder to escape a slippery road.

### 4. The gearshift lever is operated by:

Explanation
The gearshift lever of a motorcycle is located in front of the left footrest and is operated by the rider's left foot.

### 5. When downshifting, you should:

Explanation
When shifting into a lower gear, shift down one gear at a time and ease out the clutch through the friction zone between each downshift.

### 6. A front tire blowout is especially dangerous because:

Explanation
A front tire failure is especially dangerous because it affects your ability to steer. You will know your front tire has blown out if your steering begins to feel heavy.