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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.
The front brake supplies about how much of a motorcycle's potential stopping power?
About one-quarter
About one-half
About three-quarters
2.
If you borrow a motorcycle, you should:
Assume all controls are in the same location as they are on your motorcycle.
Immediately take it out on the highway.
Get familiar with it in a controlled area.
3.
When entering a curve, you should always position your motorcycle:
On the left side of the lane.
In a position that allows you to most effectively see and be seen.
In the center of the lane.
4.
The oily strip down the center of a lane:
Should only be traveled upon if you are sharing the lane with another vehicle.
Usually provides adequate traction for riding, unless it is raining.
Should be avoided at all times.
5.
A good way to handle a tailgater is to:
Speed up.
Allow them to get in front of you.
Make gestures at them.
6.
If riding during the day, you should wear:
Brightly-colored clothing to increase your chances of being seen.
Clothing of any color because other drivers can easily see you in daylight.
Darkly-colored clothing to contrast with the bright sunlight.
7.
When stopping, you should:
Use both brakes.
Use the front brake only.
Use the rear brake only.
8.
To be effective, eye or face shield protection must:
Fasten securely.
Restrict your vision to the sides so you can focus on the road ahead.
Not allow eyeglasses or sunglasses to be worn.
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