Maine Driver’s Examination

2022 Maine Motorcycle Permit Test 9

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..

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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When riding in a group, you should:

Explanation
When riding in a group, it is generally best to use a staggered formation. Use your mirrors periodically to check on riders behind you. Both the lead and sweep riders should be experienced motorcyclists who know group riding procedures well. Maintain proper space cushions within the group of riders.

During the day, you should:

Explanation
You should always have your headlight on when riding, even during the day. This can make you twice as likely to be noticed by other drivers.

In any crash, you have a better chance of avoiding serious injury if you do all of the following, except:

Explanation
You can reduce your risk of injury when riding a motorcycle by wearing an approved helmet, face or eye protection, and protective clothing.

A face shield should:

Explanation
To be effective, a face shield must be free of scratches; be resistant to penetration; allow clear views to both sides; fasten securely; permit air to pass through; and permit enough room for eyeglasses or sunglasses, if needed.

Engine braking:

Explanation
Shifting to a lower gear produces an effect similar to that of using the brakes. This is known as engine braking.

Generally, the body eliminates how many alcoholic drinks per hour?

Explanation
On average, a person's body can eliminate the alcohol content of about one drink per hour. The amount of time required to lower a person's blood alcohol content (BAC) can vary, so it is safest not to operate any motor vehicle after consuming any amount of alcohol.

When being followed too closely by another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
The best way to deal with a tailgater is to get them ahead of you. If you can do so safely, change lanes and let them pass. Speeding up may only increase the danger by encouraging them to continue tailgating you at a higher speed.
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