# 2024 District Of Columbia Motorcycle Permit Test 5

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.

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### 1. When riding a motorcycle, a jacket should be worn:

Explanation
For your protection, you should always wear a long-sleeved jacket when riding, even in warm weather when you may not think you need a jacket. It can help protect you against the sun and dehydration in hot weather.

### 2. Making eye contact with other drivers:

Explanation
You should not rely on eye contact to guarantee that a driver will yield to you. It is not uncommon for a driver to look directly at a motorcyclist and still fail to actually notice them.

### 3. When riding with a passenger, you should:

Explanation
A motorcycle passenger needs to understand how to ensure a safe ride ride for both themselves and the operator. An operator should never assume the passenger already knows what to do. Give a passenger complete instructions before every ride.

### 4. A pre-ride inspection usually takes:

Explanation
Conduct a thorough pre-ride inspection before every ride. It should usually take only a few minutes.

### 5. The front brake supplies approximately how much of a motorcycle's potential stopping power?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear brake. The front brake supplies at least 70 percent of a motorcycle's total stopping power.

### 6. To lessen your chances of being involved in a crash, you should:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of a crash, you should always ensure that you are visible to others. Communicate your intentions through proper use of your signals, brake light, and lane position. Maintain a space cushion around your motorcycle and consistently scan the road ahead of, behind, and next to your vehicle. Always be ready to avoid an unexpected hazard.