2022 Tennessee Motorcycle Permit Test 15

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.. 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 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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1. When choosing a jacket for protection, you should ensure that it:

Explanation
When riding, you should choose pants and a jacket made of leather or another sturdy material. They should fit you snugly enough that they do not flap in the wind, but also loosely enough that they let you move freely.

2. Under ideal conditions, it is recommended that riders maintain a minimum following distance of:

Explanation
Under normal conditions, it is recommended that riders maintain a following distance of at least two seconds. Riders should increase their following distance any time conditions are less than ideal.

3. When you are being passed, you should:

Explanation
When being passed, it is generally safest to ride in the center portion of your lane. Riding on the side nearest the passing driver increases the danger of colliding with them, and riding on the side farthest from the driver may tempt them to return to your lane too soon.

4. To be effective, eye or face shield protection must:

Explanation
To be effective, an eye or face shield must be free of scratches; be resistant to penetration; allow clear views to both sides; fasten securely; permit air to pass through to prevent fogging; and allow room for eyeglasses or sunglasses, if needed.

5. If wearing a jacket for protection while riding in hot weather, you should:

Explanation
A sturdy riding jacket provides essential protection in the event of a crash, no matter the weather. Jackets also provide an additional benefit in hot weather by protecting the rider against dehydration. Many motorcycling jackets are designed to prevent the wearer from overheating.

6. To execute a turn safely, a motorcycle rider should always:

Explanation
When turning, you should always lean in the direction of the turn. Slow down before entering the turn.

7. To lessen the chances of a crash occurring, you should:

Explanation
To lessen the chances of a crash occurring, you should make yourself visible, communicate your intentions to others, maintain adequate space cushions, search your path of travel at least 12 seconds ahead, identify and separate hazards, and be prepared to react to changing conditions.
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