Pennsylvania Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: To earn your license you must pass a knowledge test and a skills test. Questions on the test come from the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Operator Manual. The knowledge test includes questions on motorcycle safety, operating procedures and general driving knowledge .On the knowledge test, there are 20 questions. Each question has four possible answers. A score of at least 16 is required to pass the test. An on-cycle test will be conducted in an actual traffic environment or a controlled, off-street area. If the on-cycle test is taken on a motorcycle that is 5 brake horsepower or less, an “8” restriction will be placed on the license, prohibiting the person from operating a motorcycle with more than 5 brake horsepower. If the test is taken on a motorcycle with more than three wheels, a “9” restriction will appear on the license, which prohibits the operation of a two-wheeled motorcycle.There is a Spanish version of the motorcycle manual available, but the test cannot be taken in Spanish.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
4 or fewer errors
Which of the following is not a type of protective gear?
Leather jacket
Boots that go above the ankle
Hearing protection
Pants made of a soft material
What does it mean when a motorcycle driver puts his left hand out, as shown in the image?
The driver is about to make a left turn
The driver is about to stop
The driver is about to make a right turn
The driver is about to slow down
If you don’t control your drinking:
Ride slower.
Allow at least an hour for each drink before riding.
Exercise or dance to wear the drinks off.
Drink hot coffee to be alert
Most motorcycle crashes happen:
On short trips
On long trips
After at least an hour of riding
After more than 8 hours of riding
Before mounting the motorcycle, a pre-ride inspection should include all of the following, except:
Check of the tires
Check of the fluids
Test of the headlight
Ensuring seat is not ripped
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