New Jersey Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: One of the ways to obtain a motorcycle license in New Jersey, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. Questions on the knowledge test come from The New Jersey Driver Manual. The knowledge test consists of 50 multiple choice questions. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, you may miss no more than 10 questions. The test is offered in Spanish. If an applicant cannot read, the test can be taken orally. If applicant cannot hear, the test can be taken with sign language visuals.
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1.
What type of material offers the best protection for clothing items, such as jackets?
Polyester
Wool
Leather
Silk
2.
When riding at night, you should drive
faster than you would during the day in the same conditions
at the same speed as you would during the day in the same conditions
on the shoulder so other vehicles can see you.
slower than you would during the day in the same conditions
3.
When riding over rough surfaces, you should
Ride without a helmet as the helmet may become loose and cover your face
Hold the handgrips loosely to allow for movement
Hold the handgrips firmly to keep your grip
Use lots of throttle to help you get over the rough surface
4.
If you think stopping will take longer, you should:
Open up a longer following distance
Pick a different lane
Use a shorter following distance
Speed up
5.
When entering a turn, the rider should:
Sit up as high as possible
Speed up
Move their shoulders to match the angle of the turn
Reduce speed
6.
When looking for protective pants or jacket, you should look for:
Items made of leather
Items made of polyester
Items that are made of darker colors
Items that are shiny
7.
A properly fitted motorcycle
has the seat 10 inches below the driver's waist
has the seat even with the driver's waist
has the seat 10 inches above the driver's waist
allows the driver touch the ground with their feet while seated
8.
When someone follows you too closely, you should:
Change lanes and let them pass
Ride on the shoulder, so they can pass
Speed up
Not worry about them, and just focus on the road in front of you
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