North Carolina Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: To earn your motorcycle license in North Carolina, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. Knowledge test questions are based on information, practices and ideas from the Motorcyclist’s Handbook available through the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles. The test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. Each question has four possible answers to choose from. To pass, you must score at least 20. The knowledge test is available in Spanish. The on-cycle test will be given in an actual traffic environment or a controlled, off-street area.
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1.
On a motorcycle, a horn:
Is useless.
Usually cannot be heard by others.
Can be used to get someone’s attention quickly.
Should not be used.
2.
An approved helmet:
Allows the wearer to see as far to the sides as is necessary for safe riding.
Looks good.
Does not have a chin strap.
Protects the wearer's hearing.
3.
A skidding rear tire:
Is not serious.
Eliminates your ability to change direction.
Will usually correct itself.
Is only a concern if the front tire is also skidding.
4.
When braking on a slippery surface, you should:
Use both the front and rear brakes.
Use abrupt pressure on the front brake to prevent locking the front tire.
Only use the rear brake.
Use either brake, but use only one brake.
5.
A driver making eye contact with you:
Means that they see you.
Will never happen.
Does not mean that the driver will properly yield the right-of-way.
Guarantees that the driver will yield to you.
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