2022 Minnesota Motorcycle Permit Test 3

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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..

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.

Passing grade:

When changing lanes:

Explanation
Motorcycles have blind spots just like any other vehicle. Always turn your head and look over your shoulder to check for traffic in your blind spot before changing lanes.

Reflective clothing should:

Explanation
Most motorcycle crashes occur in broad daylight. Increasing your visibility by wearing bright colors and reflective materials is a good idea at all times.

Which of the following is not a benefit of riding in a close group?

Explanation
Riding in close ranks is recommended over riding in a group that is spread out because the group will take up less space on the road, be easier for others to see, and be less likely to get separated at traffic lights and during passes.

When riding, the best protection for an operator is:

Explanation
Your first and best protection against collisions with other vehicles is simply to keep your distance from them. The only way to be sure you will have enough time to react to mistakes made by other drivers is to leave plenty of space between you and the vehicles around you. Wearing proper gear is also important when riding a motorcycle.

When it is obvious that you are going to turn, you:

Explanation
You must use proper turn signals every time you turn or change lanes, even if you think your intentions are obvious. Signals are always important, even if no one else seems to be around to see them. There may be other vehicles nearby that you can't see or haven't yet noticed.

Why should a load be placed low on a motorcycle?

Explanation
Placing a load too high on a motorcycle will raise the motorcycle's center of gravity and risk upsetting its balance.

When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should ride:

Explanation
When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should ride just behind the leader near the front of the group. This allows more experienced riders to keep an eye on them from the back of the group.

Which formation is best for keeping the riders in a group close together?

Explanation
A staggered formation is generally the best way for a group to maintain close ranks while also allowing each rider to maintain an adequate cushion of space. A single-file formation is preferable when taking curves, turning, or entering or exiting a highway.
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