2022 District Of Columbia Motorcycle Permit Test

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

Passing grade:

To lean the motorcycle for a turn, you should:

Explanation
A motorcycle needs to lean in order to turn. To make this happen, press on the handgrip in the direction you want to turn.

Most crashes happen:

Explanation
Most motorcycle crashes happen on trips that are shorter than five miles in length at speeds slower than 30 mph.

Your lane position should:

Explanation
A properly chosen lane position should help you to see others and be seen by them. Avoid riding in another driver's blind spot for a long period of time.

In which of the following situations should you increase your following distance?

Explanation
While a two-second following distance is generally adequate, you should increase your following distance any time conditions would require a longer stopping distance, such as when the pavement is slippery due to poor weather conditions. Additionally, you should increase your following distance at night, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead, and when traffic is heavy.

To be effective, eye or face shield protection must be all of the following, except:

Explanation
To be effective, an eye or face shield must be free of scratches; be resistant to penetration; allow clear views to both sides; fasten securely; permit air to pass through to prevent fogging; and allow room for eyeglasses or sunglasses, if needed.

Which of the following is not required equipment on a street-legal motorcycle?

Explanation
To be street-legal, a motorcycle should have at least a headlight, taillight, and brake light; front and rear brakes; turn signals; a horn; and two mirrors.
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