2022 Kentucky Motorcycle Permit Test 15

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

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1. Before mounting a motorcycle, you should check all of the following, except:

Explanation
Before getting on a motorcycle, you should check the tread and air pressure of the tires, the oil and fluid levels, the lights, and the signals.

2. If you lock the rear tire on a good traction surface, you should:

Explanation
If you accidentally lock the rear brake on a good traction surface, you can keep it locked until you have completely stopped. You should still be able to steer your motorcycle with a locked rear wheel.

3. The center portion of a lane often contains an oily strip. This strip:

Explanation
Oily drippings from cars collect in a strip in the center of a traffic lane. Unless the road is wet, this area will generally still provide enough traction for motorcyclists to ride safely. Because the strip is usually no more than two feet wide, it is often possible to ride to one side of the strip and still be in the center portion of the lane.

4. It is a good idea to wear reflective clothing:

Explanation
Wearing reflective and brightly-colored clothing is always a good idea when riding a motorcycle. Crashes occur in broad daylight and at night, so it is best to wear highly visible clothing at any time of day.

5. When carrying a passenger, a motorcyclist should tell the passenger to:

Explanation
Even if your passenger is also a motorcyclist, you should give them complete safety instructions before leaving on a trip. Ask them to get on the motorcycle only after you have started the engine. They should sit as far forward as possible without crowding you and firmly hold onto your waist, hips, or belt. They should keep both feet on the footrests at all times, even when the bike is stopped.

6. During the day, your headlight should:

Explanation
Using your high beam headlight during the day increases the likelihood that other drivers will see you. Use your high beam headlight any time you are not riding behind or approaching other vehicles.

7. Reflective clothing should:

Explanation
Most motorcycle crashes occur in broad daylight. Increasing your visibility by wearing bright colors and reflective materials is a good idea at all times.
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