Minnesota Driver’s Examination

2022 Minnesota Motorcycle Permit Test 8

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.

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When operating a motorcycle:

Explanation
You must carry your valid driver license with the appropriate license endorsement any time you ride a motorcycle on public roads. If you have a learner's permit, you must carry the permit with you during every ride as well.

To increase your chances of being seen at an intersection, you should:

Explanation
To increase your chances of being seen at an intersection, leave your headlight turned on and ride in a lane position that most easily allows oncoming traffic to see you. Maintain a space cushion that allows you to take evasive action if necessary. Never assume that another driver sees you, even if you make eye contact with the driver.

To help provide space for drivers attempting to merge into your lane from an entrance ramp, you should:

Explanation
Drivers merging onto a highway and into your lane may not notice your motorcycle. Give them plenty of space to safely merge by moving into a different lane, if you can.

If you are riding when it starts to rain, it is a good idea to:

Explanation
Because of the presence of oil deposits, the center strip of a lane can be hazardous when wet. When rain starts to fall, it is best to ride in the tire tracks left by cars. It is advisable to reduce your speed on wet surfaces.

More than half of all motorcycle crashes:

Explanation
More than half of all motorcycle crashes involve riders who have been using their motorcycle for less than six months. Most crashes take place in broad daylight when the riders are traveling at low speeds.

It is important to flash your brake light when:

Explanation
It is a good idea to flash your brake light before slowing if someone is following you too closely. The other driver may be focused on you and be unaware of the upcoming hazard that is causing you to slow down. It is also important to flash your brake light if you are about to slow down in a place where other drivers might not expect you to do so.

To control your motorcycle well, you should:

Explanation
When riding, keep your knees against the gas tank to help maintain your balance in turns. Sit so that you can use your arms to steer rather than to prop yourself up. Sit far enough forward that your arms are slightly bent when you hold the handgrips, and keep your feet firmly on the footrests.

Where is the throttle usually located?

Explanation
The throttle of a motorcycle is usually located on the right handle grip. Be sure to know where all of your motorcycle's controls are located before riding.
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