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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1.
When riding, the best protection for an operator is:
A cushion of space between their vehicle and other vehicles.
A good leather jacket.
Sturdy boots.
A good understanding of motorcycle laws.
2.
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.
3.
When riding a motorcycle, clothing:
Should be loose enough to flap in the wind.
Should not cover your arms or legs completely.
Should not include a jacket if the weather is warm.
Can provide protection in the event of a crash.
4.
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.
5.
You will ______ hear a tire going flat.
Always
Usually
Frequently
Seldom
6.
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.
7.
To help other drivers see you, you should wear:
Darkly-colored clothes.
Brightly-colored clothes.
Lights.
A black jacket.
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