Rhode island Driver’s Examination

2022 Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test 4

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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A properly-fitted motorcycle:

Explanation
If your motorcycle fits you properly, your feet should be able to reach the ground while you are seated. When riding your motorcycle, keep your feet firmly on the footrests.

If you are preparing to pass another operator on the left, you should:

Explanation
When preparing to pass another vehicle on its left, ride in the left portion of your lane to increase your line of sight and to make yourself more visible to any drivers in the passing lane. Use your mirrors and turn your head to check for traffic before changing lanes.

Slippery surfaces can make it difficult to control a motorcycle. Which of the following would be considered a slippery surface?

Explanation
Wet pavement; roads covered in loose gravel or sand; muddy, snowy, or icy areas; painted lane markings; and metal covers and plates in the road can be slippery surfaces. Motorcyclists should ride with extra caution when riding over slippery surfaces.

When you park a motorcycle next to a curb, it should be:

Explanation
When parking a motorcycle next to a curb, you should create at a 90-degree angle with the curb by touching your rear wheel to the curb.

What should you do to maintain proper control of your motorcycle while turning?

Explanation
To maintain directional control through a turn, you should look through the turn by turning only your head. Slow down before turning and lean your motorcycle in the appropriate direction.

What does this hand signal mean?

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Explanation
Instead of or in addition to mechanical turn signals, operators may use hand signals to indicate turns or stops. If an operator's left arm is bent at the elbow and pointing downward, it means the operator plans to slow down or stop.
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