California Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 24
Directions: Study the California Motorcycle Handbook before taking the written test. All the knowledge test questions are based on information in the 2016 Handbook. The test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. Each question has three possible answers. Select the best answer. You must miss 6 or fewer questions to pass the test.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
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1.
What does this sign mean?
Yield
Railroad crossing ahead
Reduce speed
2.
Engines will seize because of
A lack of oil
A lack of fuel
Improper tire inflation
3.
Taking a turn too fast can:
Cause you to keep control of the motorcycle
Cause you to not hold the turn, possibly putting you in another lane of traffic
Cause you to get through the turn faster
4.
One problem with a motorcyclist driving alongside another vehicle,
Is that the other vehicle may block the escape route of the motorcyclist
Is that he motorcyclist can be easily seen by other drivers
Is the motorcyclist may not be able to read signs on the side of the road.
5.
Where can a motorcyclist NOT place a toll road transponder?
Under the seat
On the windshield of the motorcycle
In the motorcyclist’s pocket
6.
In high risk areas, where dangers could be present, a motorcyclist should:
Cover the clutch and both brake levers to reduce reaction time.
Find a different route
Maintain the same speed
7.
Upshifting or downshifting in a curve:
Is better than shifting before the curve.
Is the best way to control your speed.
Should only be done if it can be done smoothly.
8.
When entering a turn, you should::
Speed up
Come to a complete stop
Slow down
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