2022 District Of Columbia Motorcycle Permit Test 12

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.. Read More

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.

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1. If you are not traveling slowly enough when shifting into a lower gear, the:

Explanation
If you are not riding slowly enough when shifting into a lower gear, the motorcycle will lurch and the rear wheel may skid.

2. When choosing clothes for riding, which of the following is not a good choice?

Explanation
To protect yourself against injury, you should wear a DOT-compliant helmet; face or eye protection; a jacket and long pants made of sturdy material; boots or shoes that are high and sturdy enough to cover and support your ankles; and gloves made of durable material.

3. The front brake is:

Explanation
The front brake is safe to use as long as it is used properly. The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear brake, providing at least three-fourths of the total stopping power.

4. If you find your motorcycle being chased by a dog, you should:

Explanation
If you are being chased by a dog, downshift and approach it slowly. Then, as you approach the dog, accelerate and leave it behind.

5. Most crashes happen:

Explanation
Most crashes happen on trips that are shorter than five miles, just a few minutes after the rider starts out.

6. The primary source of information about your motorcycle should come from:

Explanation
The owner's manual should be your primary source of information about your specific type of motorcycle. Be sure to read the manual before operating your motorcycle for the first time.
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