# 2024 Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test 10

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.

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### 1. Experienced riders use a system known as IPDE to make judgments while riding. What does the "D" in IPDE stand for?

Explanation
Experienced riders use an IPDE strategy while riding to make safe judgements. "IPDE" stands for Identify, Predict, Decide, and Execute.

### 2. When carrying a passenger on a motorcycle, you must:

Explanation
You should not carry a passenger unless your motorcycle has a seat that is large enough for two riders. The motorcycle should be equipped with footrests for the passenger. Your passenger should wear the same kind of protective gear that is recommended to operators.

### 3. When riding in a group, what does it mean when the lead rider raises their left arm and extends their index finger, as shown in the image?

Explanation
Hand signals are an important part of communication when riding in groups. A lead rider raising their left arm and extending their index finger means that the group of riders should move into a single-file formation.

### 4. When carrying a passenger or cargo:

Explanation
Because of the additional weight added by cargo or a passenger, motorcycles may take longer to accelerate and stop than they would if only transporting the operator.

### 5. How can a motorcycle operator discourage lane sharing by other drivers?

Explanation
By riding in the center portion of your lane, you will ensure that there is not a large space on either side of your motorcycle. Minimizing those spaces can help deter drivers from trying to share the lane with you.

### 6. During the day, you should:

Explanation
You should always have your headlight on when riding, even during the day. This can make you twice as likely to be noticed by other drivers.