California Driver’s Examination

2022 California Motorcycle Permit Test 10

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

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Most motorcycle crashes occur:

Explanation
Most motorcycle crashes happen in broad daylight. Wearing bright colors and reflective materials is always recommended when riding, even during the day.

To execute a turn safely, a motorcycle rider should always:

Explanation
When turning, you should always lean in the direction of the turn. Slow down before entering the turn.

Locking your brakes can:

Explanation
Locking the brakes can cause control problems. If your front brake locks, you should release the brake then immediately re-apply it. If you lock your rear brake when stopping on a good traction surface, keep it locked until you have completely stopped.

In California, it is illegal for a person under the age of 21 to operate a vehicle with a minimum blood alcohol content (BAC) of:

Explanation
In California, the legal drinking age is 21. For persons below this age, it is illegal to operate any motor vehicle with a BAC of 0.01 percent or higher. It may be unsafe to ride a motorcycle after consuming any amount of alcohol, even if the rider is under the legal limit.

What does an integrated braking system do?

Explanation
Some motorcycles have integrated braking systems that link the front and rear brakes together when the rider applies the rear brake pedal. It is important to consult your owner's manual for details on your specific motorcycle's braking system.

A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield can protect you from:

Explanation
A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield can protect your face in the event of a crash. It also provides protection against more routine hazards, such as pebbles thrown up from other vehicles, wind, dust, dirt, rain, and insects.

Oil drippings and debris often collect in ______ of a lane.

Explanation
Oil drippings and debris from cars and trucks often collect in the center portion of a lane.

Which brake is more powerful on a motorcycle?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful that the rear brake and can provide at least 70 percent of the bike's total stopping power.
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