2022 Illinois Motorcycle Permit Test 8

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Illinois please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/illinois/motorcycle.

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1. Where is the greatest potential for conflict between a motorcycle and other traffic?

Explanation
The greatest potential for conflict between your motorcycle and other traffic is at intersections. Be extra alert when riding somewhere where another vehicle may cross in front of your path of travel.

2. When riding a motorcycle on streets and highways, Illinois law requires that:

Explanation
Illinois law requires a motorcyclist to use their headlight at all times. On all motorcycles sold in the United States since 1978, the headlight should automatically activate when the motorcycle is running.

3. Which of the following is not important when looking for a motorcycle helmet?

Explanation
To ensure that a helmet will provide you with as much protection as possible, check to see if it meets U.S. DOT and state standards; fits snugly all the way around your head; and has no obvious defects, such as cracks, loose padding, or frayed straps.

4. When braking, you should use:

Explanation
Always simultaneously use both brakes to stop. The brakes are most effective when used at the same time.

5. Small vehicles can appear ______ and seem to be traveling ______ than they actually are.

Explanation
Small vehicles, like motorcycles, can visually seem to be farther away and moving more slowly than they actually are. This phenomenon can make it difficult for others on the road to accurately judge the location and speed of a smaller vehicle.
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