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
Which of the following situations would cause you to increase your following distance?
If traffic is light
If traffic is heavy
If you are able to see the roadway through vehicles in front of you
If there is bright sunshine
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
Which of the following is not required equipment on a street-legal motorcycle?
Turn signals
Two mirrors
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
Your lane position should:
Avoid other’s blind spots
Offer a good view of the shoulder
Offer a poor view of road hazards
Invite others to use your lane
Most crashes happen:
At speeds greater than 55 mph
After several hours of riding
On short trips
On long trips
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