2022 Montana Motorcycle Permit Test 4

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

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1. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should position themselves:

Explanation
In a group of motorcyclists, less experienced riders should be positioned toward the front, just behind the leader. This ensures that they will not have to chase after the rest of the group. This positioning also allows them to be watched from behind by more experienced riders.

2. The center portion of a lane usually contains an oily strip. This part of the lane is:

Explanation
Oily drippings from cars collect in a strip in the center of a traffic lane. Unless the road is wet, this area will generally still provide enough traction for motorcyclists to ride safely. Because the strip is usually no more than two feet wide, it is often possible to ride to one side of the strip and still be in the center portion of the lane.

3. During acceleration, a sidecar attached to a motorcycle will:

Explanation
A sidecar is essentially an unpowered mass attached to the side of your motorcycle. Due to its inertia, it will feel like it is lagging behind when you accelerate.

4. When riding at night you should:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of a collision when riding at night, be sure to reduce your speed and increase your following distance. Use the headlights of vehicles ahead of you to see farther down the road. You should always be flexible about your lane position, especially when riding at night.

5. Before mounting a motorcycle, you should check all of the following, except:

Explanation
Before getting on a motorcycle, you should check the tread and air pressure of the tires, the oil and fluid levels, the lights, and the signals.

6. If you are hit by a wind blast caused by a passing vehicle, you will have the most room for error if you are riding:

Explanation
If you are in the middle portion of your lane, you will have the greatest room for error if your control is disrupted by a wind blast from a passing vehicle.
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