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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.
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1.
If you have a passenger aboard your motorcycle, you should do all of the following, except:
Ride at speeds that are slower than usual.
Allow more distance to stop than usual.
Tell the passenger to hold onto the back of the bike.
2.
The proper action to take when riding an unfamiliar motorcycle for the first time is to:
Just start riding. There is no better way to learn than by doing.
Just start riding. Most bikes are similar, so you don’t have to take the time to identify safety features.
Work the throttle, clutch, and brakes before riding to learn the bike's gear pattern.
3.
A rider's boots or shoes should:
Be below their ankles.
Cover their ankles.
Be made of a soft, pliable material.
4.
When you are being passed on the left, you should:
Speed up.
Ride in the right portion of the lane.
Ride in the center portion of the lane.
5.
Stopping in a turn can be difficult because:
There is decreased traction available for stopping while the bike is leaning.
The rider is usually focused on the turn and not on the braking.
The brake controls do not work in turns.
6.
Which factor does not play a major role in affecting your blood alcohol content (BAC)?
Age
The amount of alcohol consumed
Body weight
7.
Which of the following materials provides the best protection for motorcycle riders?
Fleece
Leather
Denim
8.
When approaching a blind intersection, riders should:
Stop at the stop line before moving forward to improve their view of cross traffic.
Ignore the stop line and move forward to get a better look.
Stop at the stop line then proceed through the intersection.
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