2022 Massachusetts Motorcycle Permit Test 11

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

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1. When approaching a blind intersection, you should:

Explanation
When approaching a blind intersection, move into the part of the lane that will bring you into an oncoming driver's field of vision at the earliest possible moment. For example, when approaching a blind corner to your right, you may be seen sooner if you are in the left portion of your lane and not in the center portion.

2. Keep an expanded cushion of space between your motorcycle and the vehicle in front of you:

Explanation
An expanded cushion of space is needed if your motorcycle will take longer than normal to stop. If the pavement is slippery, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead of you, or if traffic is heavy and another driver may try to squeeze in front of you, open up to a larger following distance.

3. When riding behind a car, you should ride:

Explanation
When following a car, you should ride in a position that allows the driver to see you in their rearview mirror. Usually, that means riding in the center portion of the lane. Because most drivers check their rearview mirrors much more often than they check their side mirrors, being in this lane position increases the chance that they will see you.

4. To stop quickly, it is best to:

Explanation
To stop quickly, apply both brakes at the same time.

5. Motorcycle riders should not rely on their mirrors to see what’s going on around them because:

Explanation
Motorcycles, like any other vehicle, have blind spots. Therefore, you cannot rely only on your mirrors to know what is happening behind you. Frequent head checks should be part of your normal routine.
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