2022 Kentucky Motorcycle Permit Test 16

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. When you are stopped, you:

Explanation
Shift down through the gears with the clutch as you slow or stop. Remain in first gear while you are stopped so you can move quickly if needed.

2. Which type of sign is yellow with black lettering or symbols?

Explanation
Warning signs are yellow with black lettering or symbols and provide important information to motorists about upcoming road conditions.

3. When slowing or stopping, you should use both brakes:

Explanation
You can achieve maximum stopping power by using both the front and rear brakes. You should use both brakes every time you slow or stop.

4. Which of the following is true?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear one, providing at least 70 percent of the total stopping power. Always use both brakes any time you slow or stop.

5. The best source of information for your motorcycle is:

Explanation
To be sure you are familiar with the specific type of motorcycle that you are planning to ride, read the owner's manual before riding it for the first time. This is particularly important if you are riding a borrowed motorcycle.

6. When riding at night, a motorcyclist should maintain a minimum following distance of:

Explanation
Because it is more difficult to see and judge distances in the dark than in daylight, you should maintain an expanded following distance of at least three seconds when riding at night. It may take you longer than usual to realize the vehicle in front of you has stopped and you may need additional time to slow or stop to avoid hitting the vehicle.

7. The center portion of a lane:

Explanation
Oily drippings from cars collect in a strip in the center of each lane. Unless the road is wet, this area still generally offers enough traction for motorcyclists to safely ride. You should still avoid riding on big buildups of oil and grease, often found at busy intersections or near toll booths.
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