2022 Massachusetts 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 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. Maximum front-line braking is accomplished by:

Explanation
Maximum straight-line braking is accomplished by fully applying both the front and rear brakes without locking either wheel. You should always use both brakes every time you slow or stop.

2. When an operator's left arm is extended straight out to the left, it means the operator:

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Explanation
Instead of mechanical turn signals, operators may use hand signals to indicate turns or stops. If an operator's left arm is extended straight out to the left, it means the operator plans to turn left or change lanes to the left.

3. Studies show that when motorcycles have their headlights turned on during the day:

Explanation
The best way to help other drivers see your motorcycle is to keep your headlight on whenever you ride. During the day, a motorcycle with its headlight on is twice as likely to be noticed.

4. To swerve correctly, you should:

Explanation
If you must swerve to avoid a hazard, apply a small amount of pressure to the appropriate handle grip. To swerve to the left, press the left handle grip, then press the right to recover. To swerve to the right, press the right handle grip, then the left.

5. Which portion of the lane should be avoided?

Explanation
There is no lane position that is always best and no lane position that should always be avoided. Select a lane position that is appropriate for riding conditions.
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