2022 Indiana 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 Indiana 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 Indiana 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 Indiana please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/indiana/motorcycle.

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1. Shifting to a lower gear produces an effect similar to:

Explanation
Most motorcycles have a manual transmission. Downshifting to a lower gear will slow you down.

2. The proper body position on a motorcycle:

Explanation
When riding, you should sit far enough forward that your arms will be slightly bent when holding the handle grips. This will permit you to easily and comfortably reach and operate the controls.

3. A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield:

Explanation
A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield protects your entire face in a crash. Goggles protect your eyes, but not the rest of your face. A windshield is not an adequate substitute for a face shield or goggles.

4. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should position themselves:

Explanation
Inexperienced riders should ride just behind the leader. This ensures that they won't have to chase after the group, and it allows more experienced riders to keep an eye on them from behind.

5. How much of a motorcycle's total braking power can the front brake supply?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear brake. It supplies at least three-quarters of the motorcycle's total stopping power.

6. If you are hit by a wind blast caused by a passing vehicle, you will have the most room for error if you are riding:

Explanation
If you are in the middle portion of your lane, you will have the greatest room for error if your control is disrupted by a wind blast from a passing vehicle.
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