District Of Columbia Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Washington D.C. you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the Motorcycle Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 20 or better. The motorcycle manual is available in Spanish. Also, the written test may be taken in Spanish.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
Your lane position should:
Avoid other road users' blind spots.
Provide a good view of the shoulder.
Provide a poor view of road hazards.
Invite others to share your lane.
Which of the following is not required equipment on a street-legal motorcycle?
A headlight
Turn signals
Two mirrors
A windshield
To lean the motorcycle for a turn, you should:
Press the handgrip in the direction of the turn
Press the handgrip in the opposite direction of the turn
Apply the front brake
Apply the rear brake
In which of the following situations should you increase your following distance?
Traffic is light.
Traffic is heavy.
You are able to see the roadway through vehicles in front of you.
There is pleasant and clear weather.
To be effective, eye or face shield protection must be all of the following except:
Able to fasten securely
Tight enough to not allow sunglasses or eyeglasses to be worn
Be free of scratches
Give a clear view
Most crashes happen:
At speeds greater than 55 mph
After several hours of riding
On short trips
On long trips
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