2022 Missouri Motorcycle Permit Test 11

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

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1. When stopped behind another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
You should stay well behind the vehicle in front of you, even when you are both stopped. This will give you room to escape if the vehicle backs up unexpectedly or if another vehicle approaches too quickly from behind.

2. Impairment from drinking alcohol occurs:

Explanation
It is never safe to operate a motorcycle after consuming any amount of alcohol. Impairment of the skills needed to safely ride begins well below the legal limit.

3. When riding on a slippery surface, you should:

Explanation
Strategies for safe riding on slippery surfaces include reducing your speed, avoiding sudden moves, staying away from the edge of the road, and riding in the tire tracks left by other cars.

4. When checking tire pressure:

Explanation
You should use a tire gauge to check the tire pressure before every ride. An under-inflated tire may still look okay, so a visual check is not enough.

5. 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.

6. When being passed from behind, you should:

Explanation
When being passed, the center portion of the lane is generally the safest lane position for a motorcyclist. Riding on the side nearest the passing vehicle increases the risk of colliding with it. Riding on the side farthest from the passing vehicle can also be dangerous because it may prompt the driver to return to your lane before it is safe to do so.
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