2022 Maryland Motorcycle Permit Test 6

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.. 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 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.

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1. When loading cargo onto a motorcycle, you should:

Explanation
Heavier items should be loaded in front of the tank bag. You should try to place the load over or in front of the rear axle. Putting the load behind the rear axle may affect your control.

2. Which of the following is true?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear one, providing at least 70 percent of the total stopping power. Always use both brakes any time you slow or stop.

3. Mirror checks:

Explanation
For your safety, it is important to be aware of what's behind you. Frequent mirror checks should be a part of your normal searching routine.

4. When a vehicle attempts to pass you from behind, you should:

Explanation
When being passed, it is generally best to ride in the center portion of your lane. Being too close to the passing vehicle increases the risk of a collision.

5. If you are not traveling slowly enough when shifting into a lower gear, what could happen?

Explanation
If you are not riding slowly enough when shifting into a lower gear, your motorcycle may lurch and the rear tire may skid, causing you to lose control of your motorcycle. Be sure that you are moving slowly enough before shifting into a lower gear.

6. When riding, you should:

Explanation
Always look through a turn to where you want to go. Turn only your head to look, not your shoulders, and keep your eyes level with the horizon.
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