Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Rhode Island, you must take a basic rider’s course through Community College of Rhode Island. Classes are offered March through November.
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1.
In a pre-ride inspection, you should check your tires for the following, except:
Barometric pressure
Tire pressure
General wear
Tread
2.
When braking, you should:
Squeeze the front brake and press down the rear
Press down on the front brake and jam on the rear
Grab at the front brake and squeeze the rear
Jam on the front brake and grab at the rear
3.
What should a motorcycle driver do when driving on slippery surfaces to prevent possible injury?
Increase their speed
Reduce their speed
Make sudden moves
Drive on the shoulder
4.
To lessen your chances of an accident, you should:
Only ride in the afternoon
Follow the vehicle in front of you as close as possible.
Communicate your intentions
Not look ahead, and focus only on your controls
5.
Signals on a motorcycle:
Should not be used if vehicles are not close to you
Are more complicated than those on a car
Serve little purpose since a motorcycle is smaller than most other vehicles
Are very important to alert other motorists of intentions
6.
If a tire goes flat while riding and you must stop, it is usually best to:
Brake on the good tire and steer to the side of the road
Shift your weight toward the good tire
Relax on the handgrips
Use both brakes and stop quickly
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