2022 Kentucky Motorcycle Permit Test 3

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. A street-legal motorcycle must have all of the following, except:

Explanation
In Kentucky, a motorcycle is required to have a rearview mirror; one headlight with high and low beam settings; a taillight; a horn; a muffler and tailpipe; a brake light; front and rear brakes; and good tires. A motorcycle must also be properly registered and covered by liability insurance.

2. When passing another vehicle:

Explanation
Passing must be completed within the posted speed limits, and only in areas where passing is safe and legal.

3. A pre-ride inspection should:

Explanation
It is important to do a thorough inspection of your motorcycle before every ride. This will usually take you only a few minutes.

4. When riding in curves, turning, or entering a highway, the best group formation is:

Explanation
While riding in a staggered formation is generally the best option when traveling in a group, riders should move into a single-file line through curves, through turns, and when entering or exiting a highway.

5. Common drugs, such as cold tablets:

Explanation
Almost all drugs, including over-the-counter medications, have the potential to impact the abilities you need to ride safely. Make sure you understand the side effects of any drug before combining it with riding.

6. If you are riding behind a car, you should:

Explanation
When riding directly behind a car, it is usually safest to ride in the center portion of your lane. If you are riding in the center of the lane, you are most likely to be visible in the rearview mirror of the vehicle ahead. Most drivers check their rearview mirror more frequently than they check their side mirrors.

7. Drivers on an entrance ramp may not see you on the highway. What should you do to help an entering driver merge safely?

Explanation
To reduce the risk of a collision, always allow merging vehicles plenty of space to safely enter traffic. Change lanes away from the entrance ramp if there is room to do so safely. If there isn't another lane available, adjust your speed to open up space for the merging driver.
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