2022 Maine Motorcycle Permit Test 10

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Maine 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 Maine 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 Maine please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/maine/motorcycle.

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1. A passenger should never:

Explanation
In South Carolina, passengers under the age of 21 must wear a helmet and eye protection, though it is recommended that all motorcycle riders wear helmets and eye protection. Passengers should avoid wearing loose clothing that might catch on the motorcycle and should always lean with the operator when turning. Passengers should never be allowed to ride sidesaddle.

2. When checking tire pressure:

Explanation
You should use a tire gauge to check the tire pressure before every ride. An under-inflated tire may still look okay, so a visual check is not enough.

3. Which of the following is not a factor in determining blood alcohol content (BAC)?

Explanation
The three major factors that affect a person's blood alcohol content (BAC) are the amount of alcohol consumed, how fast the alcohol was consumed, and the drinker's body weight. It is illegal and dangerous to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

4. A motorcyclist should continually scan the road ahead for:

Explanation
Scan the road ahead to remain alert to changing traffic conditions, hazardous road conditions, and escape routes. Be prepared to react to any changing conditions.

5. When riding in a group, what does it mean when the lead rider raises their left arm and extends their index finger, as shown in the image?

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Explanation
Hand signals are an important part of communication when riding in groups. A lead rider raising their left arm and extending their index finger means that the group of riders should move into a single-file formation.

6. If hazards are on your left, you should ride:

Explanation
When hazards exist to your left, it is often best to ride in the right portion of the lane. Be prepared to adjust your lane position as road and traffic conditions change.

7. If you are riding when it starts to rain, it is a good idea to:

Explanation
Because of the presence of oil deposits, the center strip of a lane can be hazardous when wet. When rain starts to fall, it is best to ride in the tire tracks left by cars. It is advisable to reduce your speed on wet surfaces.
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