Colorado Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 21
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Colorado you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the Colorado Motorcycle Operator’s Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 21 or better. There is no motorcycle manual in Spanish. However, the test may be taken in Spanish.
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1.
Once a motorcycle helmet has been involved in a crash it should be:
Sold to another rider
Inspected closely
Outfitted with a new chin strap
Replaced
2.
When passing cars parked on the right, what is a dangerous situation a motorcycle operator should be prepared for?
That other motorists see the motorcycle and stay out of its way
That there may be parking meters
That a motorist will pull out of a parking space and get into traffic unexpectedly
Open parking spaces
3.
It is difficult for other motorists to see motorcycles at night. To make up for that, a motorcycle driver should:
Reduce speed
Not drive at night
Stay directly in front of another vehicle so you are seen in their headlights
Sound the horn repeatedly
4.
What should you do to operate a motorcycle safely on slippery surfaces?
Use only the front brakes
Drive faster
Use only the rear brakes
Reduce speed
5.
Which is not an example of a slippery surface?
Gravel roads
Lane markings
Dry concrete
Leaves
6.
How many motorcycle/car crashes are caused by drivers entering a rider’s right-of-way?
About 25 percent
About 10 percent
Over 50 percent
About 90 percent
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