2022 Kentucky Motorcycle Permit Test 2

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 approaching an uneven surface, such as a bump or pothole, you should rise slightly off of your seat:

Explanation
When riding over an uneven surface, rising off of your seat will allow your joints to absorb some of the force of impact. This will make it less likely that the impact of the surface will throw you off of the motorcycle.

2. The single most effective thing you can do to improve your chances of surviving an accident is:

Explanation
The single most important measure you can take to reduce your risk of injury or death in the event of an accident is to wear a helmet.

3. When selecting a helmet, make sure it is all of the following, except:

Explanation
You should select a helmet that meets U.S. Department of Transportation and state standards; fits snugly all the way around; and has no obvious defects, such as cracks, loose padding, or frayed straps.

4. To help other drivers see you, you should wear:

Explanation
Wearing brightly-colored clothing will help you to be seen by other road users. Wear clothes that increase your visibility both during the day and at night.

5. Increase your following distance:

Explanation
An expanded cushion of space is needed if your motorcycle will take longer than normal to stop. If the pavement is slippery, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead of you, or if traffic is heavy and another driver may try to squeeze in front of you, open up your following distance.

6. Which factor does not play a role in a person’s blood alcohol content (BAC)?

Explanation
The three major factors that impact a person's blood alcohol content are the amount of alcohol they have consumed, how quickly they have consumed it, and their body weight. The person's sex, physical condition, and food intake may also have some effect.

7. If using a sidecar to transport a load, you should:

Explanation
Loads carried in a sidecar should be secured so that they do not shift and affect the motorcycle's handling. Loads should be distributed toward the rear of the sidecar to reduce tipping of the nose of the sidecar in the event of a sudden left turn.
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