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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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9.
If a motorcycle is towing a trailer, the motorcyclist's following distance should:
Increase.
Decrease.
Be the same as it normally would be.
10.
The best way to help others see your motorcycle is to:
Use your headlight.
Maintain eye contact.
Wave at drivers.
11.
When starting your motorcycle, the engine should be in:
First gear.
Neutral.
Third gear.
12.
As your motorcycle increases speed, you will:
Need to shift up through the gears.
Need to shift down through the gears.
Need to put the motorcycle into neutral.
13.
What does this sign mean?
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Yield
Slow-moving vehicle
Railroad crossing
14.
When it starts raining, it is best to:
Get off the road.
Ride in the tire tracks left by other vehicles.
Ride in the center portion of the lane.
15.
Under normal conditions, a motorcyclist should maintain a following distance of at least:
Two seconds.
Three seconds.
Four seconds.
16.
Motorcycles pulling trailers:
Are not allowed in carpool lanes.
Can travel in any lane on a highway.
Must travel no faster than 25 mph.
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