2022 California Motorcycle Permit Test 2

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.. 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 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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1. As you consume more alcohol, your ability to safely ride:

Explanation
The skills a person needs to ride safely decrease as the amount of alcohol consumed increases. If you have consumed alcohol in any amount, it is safest not to ride your motorcycle.

2. Part of your normal scanning routine while riding should include:

Explanation
Frequent mirror checks should be part of your normal scanning routine. Additionally, make a special point of using your mirrors before changing lanes, when stopping at an intersection, and before slowing down.

3. When riding, jackets and pants should:

Explanation
Jackets and pants should fit snugly enough that they do not flap in the wind, but also loosely enough that you are able to move freely.

4. If a sign prohibits the use of a moped on a freeway:

Explanation
It is illegal to operate a motor-driven cycle or moped on a freeway or expressway if signs are posted prohibiting their operation.

5. Pick a lane position that:

Explanation
Choose a lane position that helps you avoid road hazards. Make sure you maintain a safe cushion of space around your motorcycle at all times.

6. When scanning the area around your motorcycle, you should:

Explanation
While searching the road for potential hazards, focus on looking for escape routes in or around intersections, shopping areas, schools, and construction zones.

7. When being passed, it is usually best for motorcyclists to be in which part of the lane?

Explanation
If you are being passed either from behind or by an oncoming vehicle, stay in the center portion of your lane. Riding any closer to the passing driver could place you both in a hazardous situation.

8. When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:

Explanation
Roads become slippery when it first starts raining, especially in the center strip of a lane. When rain starts, it is generally safest to ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles. The left tire track is often best.
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