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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9. When other vehicles are slowed or stopped:

Explanation
Riding between rows of stopped or slowly moving vehicles can be dangerous. Vehicles may change lanes, doors may open, or arms may be stuck out of vehicles' windows. Despite their size, motorcycles need the full width of a lane to operate safely.

10. How many alcoholic drinks need to be consumed before the drinker's riding ability is affected?

Explanation
As little as one alcoholic drink can have a significant effect on your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. It is never a safe choice to ride after consuming any amount of alcohol.

11. A sign that your front tire has gone flat is that your steering suddenly feels:

Explanation
If steering suddenly feels heavy, it is possible that your front tire has gone flat. Stop riding and check your tires as soon as possible.

12. A DOT-compliant helmet:

Explanation
While some people believe that a helmet will limit their vision, this is not the case. Any U.S. Department of Transportation-approved helmet will allow the wearer to see as far as is needed for safe riding.

13. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should be:

Explanation
In a group, less experienced riders should be positioned toward the front, just behind the leader. This will allow more experienced riders to watch them from behind.

14. To operate a moped, you must have at least a _____ license.

Explanation
A Class M2 license allows you to operate a motorized bicycle, moped, or motorized scooter. A Class M1 license allows you to operate all of these, as well as any two-wheel motorcycle or motor-driven cycle. A Class C license allows you to operate a motorcycle with a side car attached, a three-wheel motorcycle, or a motorized scooter.

15. 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.

16. A person with a minimum blood alcohol content (BAC) of ____ is considered intoxicated.

Explanation
In Virginia, a person with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or higher is considered intoxicated. Any intoxicated person is prohibited from operating a motor vehicle.
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