Rhode island Driver’s Examination

2022 Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test 8

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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When riding, you should:

Explanation
When riding, always look well ahead of your vehicle to help you anticipate potential hazards. Doing this will help you react to hazards before meeting them.

When riding in a group, the best riding formation is generally:

Explanation
A staggered formation is generally best when riding in a group. You should move into a single-file line when turning, riding in a curve, or entering or exiting a highway.

When it starts raining, it is usually best to:

Explanation
Avoid riding down the center of a lane under wet conditions. Instead, ride in the tire tracks left by the cars ahead of you. The left tire track will often be best, but this can vary depending on traffic and other conditions.

Crashes are more likely to occur among:

Explanation
Crashes are the most likely to occur for untrained, beginning riders who are unfamiliar with their motorcycle.

When riding a motorcycle, you should:

Explanation
There is no one lane position that is always best, nor one that should always be avoided. Change your lane position as necessary based on changing road and traffic conditions.

When downshifting, you should:

Explanation
When shifting into a lower gear, shift down one gear at a time and ease out the clutch through the friction zone between each downshift.
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