2022 Arizona Motorcycle Permit Test

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

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Arizona 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 Arizona please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/arizona/motorcycle.

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1. When riding in a group, it is best to put inexperienced riders near the front because:

Explanation
In a group, less experienced riders should ride toward the front, just behind the leader, so more experienced riders can easily watch them.

2. When passing parked cars, which part of the lane should you usually use?

Explanation
When passing a row of parked cars, it is often safest to ride in the left portion of your lane. Riding in the left portion will keep you farthest from any opening car doors, people stepping out from between cars, and cars pulling out of parking spaces.

3. Where is the clutch lever usually located?

Explanation
The clutch lever of a motorcycle is usually located on the left handgrip.

4. If your front wheel begins to skid, you should:

Explanation
If your front wheel locks while braking, you should release the front brake immediately and completely before re-applying it smoothly.

5. If another driver is following you too closely, it is best to:

Explanation
The best way to deal with a tailgater is to get them in front of you. If you can do so safely, change lanes and let them pass. Increasing your speed may only encourage the driver to tailgate you at a higher speed.

6. As weight transfers to the front of your bike while you are braking, you should:

Explanation
While you are braking, gradually increase the amount of pressure applied to the front brake lever as the weight of the bike is transferred forward to the front tire.

7. What can you do to increase your chances of being seen at an intersection?

Explanation
To increase your chances of being seen at an intersection, use your headlight and ride in a lane position that creates the best view of oncoming traffic. Maintain a space cushion around your motorcycle that allows you to take evasive action.

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

Explanation
In a group of motorcyclists, less experienced riders should be positioned toward the front, just behind the leader. This ensures that they will not have to chase after the rest of the group. This positioning also allows them to be watched from behind by more experienced riders.
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