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New York Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 6
Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 14
Directions: To earn your license you must pass a knowledge test and a skills test. Questions on the knowledge test cover content in the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Driver’s Manual and New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Motorcycle manual. The knowledge test includes questions on rules of the road, safe driving techniques, road signs and the laws about alcohol and drug use. The written test consists of 20 multiple choice questions, each with four possible answers. A score of at least 14 is required to pass, and at least two of the four questions on road signs must be answered correctly. The road test includes left and right circles and figure-eights on public streets. If the road test is taken on a three-wheeler, the motorcycle license will be restricted to driving three-wheelers.
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Passing grade —
6 or fewer errors
including 2 or fewer road sign errors
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6.
The front brake supplies how much of a motorcycle's potential stopping power?
About 25 percent
About 50 percent
About 70 percent
100 percent
7.
In the state of New York, outside of New York City, you may _______ when approaching an intersection controlled by a solid red traffic light.
Proceed with caution
Turn right after stopping
Turn right without stopping
Proceed normally
8.
If you wait an hour per alcoholic drink before you ride your motorcycle:
You cannot be arrested for drinking and riding.
Your skills will not be affected.
Side effects may still remain.
You will be fine as long as you ride slowly.
9.
Taking a turn too fast:
Is acceptable as long as you stay under the speed limit.
Is safer on a motorcycle than in a car.
Is acceptable as long as no vehicles are near you.
Can cause you to end up in another lane or leave the road.
10.
A motorcyclist can discourage other vehicles from lane sharing by:
Riding in the left portion of a lane.
Riding in the center portion of a lane.
Giving dirty looks if another driver moves into their lane.
Riding in a zigzag pattern to fill up a lane.
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