2022 California Motorcycle Permit Test 4

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. A sign that your rear tire has suddenly gone flat is that:

Explanation
If the rear tire of a motorcycle goes flat, the back of the motorcycle may jerk or sway from side to side. If you experience this movement when riding your motorcycle, you should stop riding and check your tires as soon as possible.

2. Mirrors on motorcycles:

Explanation
Motorcycles have blind spots, just like cars. You should always turn your head to check your blind spot before changing lanes.

3. If bright sunlight makes it difficult for drivers to see a motorcycle's mechanical turn signals, the rider should:

Explanation
Use hand signals when bright sunlight makes your mechanical signals difficult for other drivers to see. It is extremely important to clearly communicate with other road users.

4. What does this sign mean?

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Explanation
Regulatory signs are white signs with red and black markings that inform drivers of specific traffic laws in the indicated area. This sign indicates that U-turns are prohibited.

5. Before starting a turn, a motorcyclist should change gears to:

Explanation
It is best to change gears before starting a turn. Shifting gears while in the turn can cause a sudden change in power to the rear wheel, causing a skid. If you must change gears while in a turn, change gears smoothly to best prevent skidding.

6. Riding gloves should be made of:

Explanation
To provide maximum grip and protection, riding gloves should be made of leather or a similar durable material.

7. When cars are merging from an entrance ramp:

Explanation
Always allow merging cars plenty of space and never assume that the drivers see you. Change lanes away from the entering traffic, if possible. If there is no room for a lane change, adjust your speed to allow for safe merging.

8. When nearing a blind intersection, you should:

Explanation
When approaching a blind intersection, move into the lane position that makes you the most visible to surrounding drivers.
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