2022 Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test 7

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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:

What may help if you experience slippage of your drive chain?

Explanation
If you experience chain slippage, tightening the chain may help. If tightening the chain does not reverse the problem, replace the chain before continuing to ride your motorcycle.

A helmet will not provide the best possible protection:

Explanation
A helmet should meet U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and state standards and fit snugly all the way around to provide maximum protection. It should be free of defects such as cracks, loose padding, or frayed straps.

Maintain an adequate following distance behind other vehicles:

Explanation
Maintaining an adequate following distance ensures that you will have enough space to stop or swerve out of the way if the vehicle ahead of you stops suddenly. A space cushion also provides you with a better view of any hazards on the road surface, such as potholes.

To increase your visibility, you should:

Explanation
Strategies for making yourself more visible include wearing brightly-colored and reflective clothing, keeping your headlight on at all times, and varying your lane position as conditions demand.

A motorcycle with a sidecar:

Explanation
Even with three wheels on the ground, a sidecar can tip over if it is being turned too sharply or is moving too fast for a corner.

If you are not traveling slowly enough when shifting into a lower gear, the:

Explanation
If you are not riding slowly enough when shifting into a lower gear, the motorcycle will lurch and the rear wheel may skid.
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