Maine Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Maine, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 50 questions from the Motorcycle Operator Manual. Each question has three or four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 40 or better. There is no motorcycle manual in Spanish. The test is not available in Spanish.
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Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
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1.
You will ______ hear a tire going flat.
Always
Usually
Frequently
Seldom
2.
To help you be seen, you should wear:
Darkly-colored clothes.
Brightly-colored clothes.
Lights.
A black jacket.
3.
When riding a motorcycle, clothing:
Should be loose, and flap in the wind
Should not cover your arms or legs completely
Should not include a jacket in warm weather
Can provide protection to riders
4.
When following another vehicle as a beginning rider, you should:
Maintain a minimum four-second following distance.
Get as close to the other vehicle as possible.
Never be concerned about your following distance.
Always ride in the left portion of the lane so the driver can easily see you.
5.
To be seen in the rearview mirror of the driver ahead of you, you should:
Ride in the center portion of the lane.
Ride in the left portion of the lane.
Ride in the right portion of the lane.
Ride in a weaving pattern.
6.
When riding, the best protection for the operator is:
A cushion of space between your vehicle and other vehicles
A good leather jacket
Sturdy boots
A solid understanding of the motorcycle laws
7.
A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield:
Is not necessary if you have a windshield.
Only protects your eyes.
Helps protect your whole face.
Is less effective than goggles.
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