2022 Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test

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

Passing grade:

When adjusting your mirrors, you should focus on:

Explanation
Adjust your mirrors so you can see the lane behind you and as much as possible of the lane next to you. When properly adjusted, a mirror may show the edge of your arm or shoulder, but it’s the road behind you and to the side of you that is most important.

A motorcyclist can discourage other vehicles from lane sharing by:

Explanation
Any time a driver may be tempted to try to squeeze into your lane next to you, ride in the center portion of the lane to discourage them from doing so.

A motorcycle operator can slow down by:

Explanation
Motorcyclists often slow down by simply downshifting. Motorcyclists should be aware that slowing down in this manner does not activate the brake lights.

A helmeted rider is _______ more likely to survive a crash than a rider not wearing a helmet.

Explanation
No matter the speed, riders who are not wearing helmets are three times more likely to die from head injuries than riders who are wearing helmets at the time of a crash.

Most crashes occur during the day. To lessen the chance of being involved in a crash, you should:

Explanation
To minimize your chances of being in a crash, you should make yourself as visible as possible by wearing brightly-colored clothing when riding, even during the day.

If you are being chased by a dog, you should:

Explanation
If a dog is chasing your motorcycle, downshift and slowly approach the dog. Once you have gotten close to the animal, accelerate and leave it behind. Do not attempt to kick it.
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