2023 Minnesota Motorcycle Permit Test

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

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9. When it starts to rain, it is usually best to:

Explanation
The center of a lane can be especially hazardous when wet. When it begins to rain, avoid the center of the road by riding in the tire tracks left by cars. The left tire track is often the best option.

10. A pre-ride inspection usually takes:

Explanation
Conduct a thorough pre-ride inspection before every ride. It should usually take only a few minutes.

11. The front brake is:

Explanation
The front brake is safe to use as long as it is used properly. The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear brake, providing at least three-fourths of the total stopping power.

12. A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield:

Explanation
A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield helps protect your entire face, including your eyes. Goggles can protect your eyes, but not the rest of your face. A windshield is not an adequate substitute for either.

13. When braking where traction is reduced, you should:

Explanation
When slowing or stopping on a surface with reduced traction, you should use caution and apply the brakes more gently than usual.

14. Where is the greatest potential for conflict between a motorcycle and other traffic?

Explanation
The greatest potential for conflict between your motorcycle and other traffic is at intersections. Be extra alert when riding somewhere where another vehicle may cross in front of your path of travel.

15. Of the following, the colors that best allow riders to be seen are:

Explanation
To make yourself visible to others, wearing clothing that is bright orange, red, yellow, or green is best.

16. When entering a turn, a rider should:

Explanation
Before entering a turn, a motorcyclist should reduce their speed by closing the throttle and, if necessary, applying both brakes.
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