2022 Pennsylvania Motorcycle Permit Test 8

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.. Read More

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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1. When braking, you should use:

Explanation
Always simultaneously use both brakes to stop. The brakes are most effective when used at the same time.

2. The proper clothing for riding a motorcycle should:

Explanation
To be adequately protected while riding, you should wear a jacket and pants that completely cover your arms and legs.

3. You should make a special point of checking traffic to the rear of your motorcycle:

Explanation
Make a point of checking traffic in your mirrors before you slow down. Drivers behind you may not expect you to slow down or may not notice that you are slowing down.

4. If you must brake and swerve to avoid a hazard, you should:

Explanation
If a hazard requires you to brake and swerve to avoid a collision, you should take the actions separately. Do not brake while swerving because doing so may cause your motorcycle to fall over.

5. Riders in a staggered formation are passing a car on the left. After the lead rider passes, they should:

Explanation
After the lead rider in a group passes a car on the left, they should move into the left portion of their original lane and maintain passing speed to open up space in front of the car for the next rider in the group. Moving into the right portion of the lane is not a safe option because doing so may encourage the next rider to pass before there is room to do so safely.
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