2022 Colorado Motorcycle Permit Test 14

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Colorado 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 Colorado 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 Colorado please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/colorado/motorcycle.

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1. You should use a larger cushion of space:

Explanation
A two-second following distance is generally appropriate. Allow a larger cushion of space when riding under conditions that will increase your stopping distance, such as when the road surface is icy or wet.

2. In general, the body gets rid of almost ______ per hour.

Explanation
On average, a person's body can eliminate the alcohol content of about one drink per hour.

3. A wobble, or shaking of the front wheel and handlebars, may be caused by:

Explanation
Most wobbles are caused by improper loading of the motorcycle, unsuitable accessories, or incorrect tire pressure.

4. To control a motorcycle properly, you should:

Explanation
When riding, sit so you are able use your arms to control the motorcycle rather than to hold yourself up. Your arms should be slightly bent when you are holding the handle grips. To help maintain your balance, keep your knees against the gas tank and your feet firmly on the footrests.

5. What does this hand signal mean?

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Explanation
Instead of or in addition to mechanical turn signals, operators may use hand signals to indicate turns or stops. If an operator's left arm is bent at the elbow and pointing upward, it means the operator plans to turn right or change lanes to the right.

6. When approaching an uneven surface, such as a bump or pothole, you should rise slightly off of your seat:

Explanation
When riding over an uneven surface, rising off of your seat will allow your joints to absorb some of the force of impact. This will make it less likely that the impact of the surface will throw you off of the motorcycle.
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