2022 Massachusetts 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 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 riding in curves, turning, or entering a highway, the best group formation is:

Explanation
While riding in a staggered formation is generally the best option when traveling in a group, riders should move into a single-file line through curves, through turns, and when entering or exiting a highway.

2. If you are being chased by a dog, you should:

Explanation
If a dog is chasing your motorcycle, downshift and slowly approach the dog. Once you have gotten close to the animal, accelerate and leave it behind. Do not attempt to kick it.

3. What can you do to increase your chances of being seen at an intersection?

Explanation
To increase your chances of being seen at an intersection, use your headlight and ride in a lane position that creates the best view of oncoming traffic. Maintain a space cushion around your motorcycle that allows you to take evasive action.

4. A leather jacket:

Explanation
For your protection, you should wear a long-sleeved jacket, ideally made of leather, when riding. In warm weather, a leather jacket can help protect you against dehydration. Many motorcycle jackets are designed to help keep you cool even when the weather is hot.

5. If you lock the rear tire on a good traction surface, you should:

Explanation
If you accidentally lock the rear brake on a good traction surface, you can keep it locked until you have completely stopped. You should still be able to steer your motorcycle with a locked rear wheel.
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