2022 Maine Motorcycle Permit Test 12

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. If the road is wet, you should avoid:

Explanation
Oily drippings from cars and trucks collect in a strip in the center portion of a lane. This strip usually still provides enough traction for motorcyclists to operate safely, except when the road is wet. The strip is usually narrow enough that you can ride to its side and still be in the center portion of the lane.

2. You should check your tires for all of the following, except:

Explanation
When doing a pre-ride inspection of your motorcycle, you should check the air pressure, general wear, and tread of your tires.

3. Which of the following is not considered protective clothing for a motorcyclist?

Explanation
You should wear appropriate protective clothing when riding. Protective garments include sturdy pants and jackets that entirely cover your arms and legs, boots or heavy shoes that cover and support your ankles, and sturdy gloves.

4. Riding directly alongside another vehicle is discouraged because:

Explanation
Riding alongside another vehicle is dangerous because you could be riding in the vehicle's blind spot. The driver may enter your lane without warning if they can't see you. The vehicle will also block your route of escape if a hazard arises.

5. If you wait one hour to ride after having one alcoholic drink:

Explanation
On average, a person's body can eliminate the alcohol content of about one drink per hour. However, it is still possible for alcohol to accumulate in a person's system even if they consume only one drink per hour. This accumulation can still affect their ability to ride safely.

6. Motorcycle windshields:

Explanation
A windshield is not an adequate substitute for either a face shield or goggles. Most windshields will not protect your eyes from the wind.

7. A potential danger of braking too hard is:

Explanation
If you over-apply your brakes, you may lose traction on one or both wheels and crash.
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