2024 Alaska Motorcycle Permit Test 15

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. If attempting to brake in a curve, you should:

Explanation
Because tires have less traction when a motorcycle is leaning than when it is upright, always try to position your motorcycle in an upright position before braking. If you must brake while in a curve, apply the brakes more smoothly and gradually than if your motorcycle was traveling on a straightaway.

2. When may you not need to increase your following distance?

Explanation
An increased following distance is needed if your motorcycle will take longer than normal to stop. If the pavement is slippery, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead of you, or if traffic is heavy and another driver may try to squeeze in front of you, open up to a longer following distance.

3. When passing a row of parked cars, a motorcycle operator should be prepared for:

Explanation
When passing a row of parked cars, a motorcyclist should be prepared for a parked car to suddenly pull out of a parking space and into traffic. It is often safest for a motorcyclist to ride in the left portion of their lane when passing a row of parked cars on their right to create the most possible space between their motorcycle and any potential hazards.

4. Which fabric provides the best protection for motorcycle riders?

Explanation
Jackets and pants made of leather offer the greatest degree of protection to those riding motorcycles.

5. If your rear wheel locks while braking, you should:

Explanation
If your rear wheel locks while braking, do not release the brake. Instead, keep it locked until you come to a full stop.

6. When choosing a helmet, you will get the most protection by using a helmet that:

Explanation
To ensure that you are getting as much protection as possible, choose a helmet that meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and state standards. Helmets should fit snugly all the way around.