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.
When passing cars parked on the right, what is a dangerous situation a motorcycle operator should be prepared for?
Open parking spaces
That a motorist will pull out of a parking space and get into traffic unexpectedly
That there may be parking meters
That other motorists see the motorcycle and stay out of its way
2.
Which of the following is not an example of a slippery surface?
A gravel road
A patch of leaves
An ice patch
Dry concrete
3.
Of the crashes involving both a motorcycle and a car, how many are caused by the driver failing to properly yield the right-of-way to the rider?
About 10 percent
About 25 percent
Over 50 percent
About 90 percent
4.
Once a motorcycle helmet has been involved in a crash, it should be:
Inspected closely.
Replaced.
Sold to another rider.
Outfitted with a new chinstrap.
5.
What should you do to operate a motorcycle safely on slippery surfaces?
Drive faster
Use only the front brakes
Reduce speed
Use only the rear brakes
6.
It is difficult for other motorists to see motorcycles at night. To make up for that, a motorcycle driver should:
Reduce their speed when riding at night.
Sound their horn repeatedly when riding at night.
Not ride at night.
Stay directly in front of another vehicle to be seen in their headlights when riding at night.
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