2022 Tennessee Motorcycle Permit Test

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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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/tennessee/motorcycle.

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Hearing protection:

Explanation
Exposure to engine and wind noise can damage your hearing, even if you are wearing a helmet. Wearing hearing protection while riding is always a good idea.

Mirrors on motorcycles:

Explanation
Motorcycles have blind spots, just like cars. You should always turn your head to check your blind spot before changing lanes.

If bright sunlight makes it difficult for drivers to see a motorcycle's mechanical turn signals, the rider should:

Explanation
Use hand signals when bright sunlight makes your mechanical signals difficult for other drivers to see. It is extremely important to clearly communicate with other road users.

__________ can be a cause of collisions involving motorcycles.

Explanation
Following too closely, or "tailgating," can be a major factor in collisions caused by motorcycles. When riding behind another vehicle, maintain a safe following distance.

A person with a minimum blood alcohol content (BAC) of ____ is considered legally intoxicated.

Explanation
A person with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or higher is considered legally intoxicated. It is both illegal and dangerous to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Of the following, which is not a reason to keep a cushion of space between your motorcycle and the vehicle in front of you?

Explanation
Maintaining an adequate space cushion ensures that you will have time to respond if another driver makes a mistake. A cushion of space also allows you the space you need to safely maneuver your motorcycle.

Reflective, brightly-colored helmets and clothing:

Explanation
Wearing brightly-colored or reflective clothing can increase your chances of being seen by other road users.
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