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.
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1.
Most crashes happen:
On short trips
On long trips
After several hours of riding
At speeds greater than 55 mph
2.
To lean the motorcycle for a turn, you should:
Apply the front brake
Press the handgrip in the direction of the turn
Press the handgrip in the opposite direction of the turn
Apply the rear brake
3.
Which of the following is not required equipment on a street-legal motorcycle?
Two mirrors
Headlight
Turn signals
Windshield
4.
Your lane position should:
Offer a poor view of road hazards
Avoid other’s blind spots
Offer a good view of the shoulder
Invite others to use your lane
5.
To be effective, eye or face shield protection must be all of the following except:
Tight enough to not allow sunglasses or eyeglasses to be worn
Be free of scratches
Give a clear view
Able to fasten securely
6.
Which of the following situations would cause you to increase your following distance?
If traffic is light
If you are able to see the roadway through vehicles in front of you
If there is bright sunshine
If traffic is heavy
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