2022 South Dakota 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 South Dakota when getting your motorcycle learners.. Read More

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

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1. When you must brake and swerve to avoid a hazard, you should:

Explanation
If you must both swerve and brake to avoid a hazard, you should separate the actions. Brake then swerve, or swerve then brake, but do not perform both actions at the same time.

2. Under normal conditions, maintain a minimum following distance of:

Explanation
It is recommended that new motorcycle riders maintain a minimum following distance of four seconds when riding under ideal conditions. Riders should increase their following distance any time conditions are less than perfect.

3. The best way to stop quickly is to:

Explanation
Always use the front and rear brakes the same time when making a quick stop.

4. How high can handlebars be positioned?

Explanation
It is prohibited for a person to operate a motorcycle if the handlebars are at or above the height of their shoulders.

5. When turning, you should:

Explanation
When turning, look through the turn to where you want to go. Turn just your head, not your shoulders, and keep your eyes level with the horizon. You should keep your knees close to the gas tank to help maintain balance.

6. How should a group of motorcyclists pass another vehicle?

Explanation
On a two-lane road, a group of motorcyclists should pass another vehicle one at a time. Each motorcyclist should complete the pass before another begins to pass.
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