2022 Maryland Motorcycle Permit Test

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

Passing grade:

When selecting footwear, you should choose:

Explanation
When riding, wear boots or shoes that are high and sturdy enough to cover and support your ankles. Heels should be short so they don't catch on rough surfaces. Laces should be tucked in so they can't catch onto the moving parts of the motorcycle.

More than half of all crashes:

Explanation
Always be very careful when riding a motorcycle that is new to you. In most motorcycle crashes, the operator had less than six months of experience on the bike that they were riding.

Shifting into a lower gear causes an effect similar to:

Explanation
Shifting your motorcycle into a lower gear causes an effect similar to applying the brakes. This is known as engine braking.

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.

Normally, you should maintain a following distance of:

Explanation
Under normal conditions, you should allow at least two seconds of distance between you and the vehicle ahead of you. Increase your following distance any time conditions are less than ideal.

When riding in rain or fog, you should:

Explanation
You should use your low beam headlight when riding in snowy, rainy, or foggy weather. A high beam headlight can reflect off of these conditions and make it more difficult for a rider to see.
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