Delaware Driver’s Examination

2022 Delaware Motorcycle Permit Test 16

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Delaware when getting your motorcycle learners..

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

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You have an improved chance of surviving a crash if you wear:

Explanation
You will get the most head and neck protection from a helmet that meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and state standards. The single most effective thing you can do to improve your chances of surviving a crash is wear a properly secured, good-quality helmet.

When braking on a motorcycle:

Explanation
Use both brakes every time you slow down or stop. If you use only the rear brake when stopping normally, you may not develop the habit or the skill to use the front brake properly when you really need to stop quickly.

When stopping, you should:

Explanation
It is a good idea to get into the habit of using both the front and rear brakes every time you slow or stop.

You should operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch when:

Explanation
If the throttle becomes stuck and you are unable to free it, immediately operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch at the same time. This will remove power from the rear wheel until you are able to safely leave the road and stop.

Which of the following statements is true?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear brake. It can provide at least 70 percent of a motorcycle's total stopping power.

When riding with a group of motorcyclists, a staggered formation:

Explanation
While riding in a staggered formation is generally advisable, a group of motorcyclists should switch to a single-file formation when riding in curves, turning, and entering or leaving a highway.
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