Pennsylvania Driver’s Examination

2022 Pennsylvania Motorcycle Permit Test 2

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Pennsylvania when getting your motorcycle learners..

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

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Which of the following is true?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear one, providing at least 70 percent of the total stopping power. Always use both brakes any time you slow or stop.

When you are being passed by another vehicle, which part of the lane should you ride in?

Explanation
When being passed, it is generally safest to ride in the center portion of your lane. Riding on the side nearest the passing vehicle increases the risk of colliding with them. Riding on the side farthest from the passing vehicle is also dangerous, as it could tempt the driver to re-enter your lane before it is safe to do so.

When riding with a passenger, you should:

Explanation
Your motorcycle will sit lower than normal under the additional weight of a passenger. To accommodate, you should ride a bit more slowly than usual, particularly when riding through curves, through corners, or over bumps. The extra weight also means that your motorcycle will take longer than usual to speed up, slow down, or stop, so you should maintain a larger space cushion when carrying a passenger.

To get the best possible protection, wear a helmet that:

Explanation
Choose a helmet that meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and state standards. It should fit you snugly all the way around and be free of obvious defects.

When turning, it is important to:

Explanation
When turning, you should look through the turn to where you want to go. Slow down before entering the turn.
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