Tennessee Driver’s Examination

2022 Tennessee 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 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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When making a non-emergency stop on a motorcycle:

Explanation
When making a normal, non-emergency stop, use the front and rear brakes simultaneously and downshift.

When taking a curve while riding in a group, you should be in:

Explanation
In general, it is best for a group to ride in a staggered formation. Move into a single-file formation when taking a curve, making a turn, entering a highway, or leaving a highway.

Motorcycles may pass on the right:

Explanation
Motorcyclists may pass on the right if there is unobstructed pavement with a width of at least eight feet to the right of the vehicle being passed. Motorcyclists, and other drivers, should never leave the road to pass another vehicle.

When riding at night, maintain a minimum following distance of:

Explanation
Because it can be difficult to judge distances in the dark, ride with a following distance of at least three seconds when traveling at night.

When turning, you should:

Explanation
When turning, look through the turn to where you want to go. Turn only your head, not your shoulders, and keep your eyes level with the horizon. Turning your shoulders may cause you to steer off course.

Goggles, glasses with impact-resistant lenses, or a helmet with a face shield:

Explanation
If a motorcycle does not have a windshield, operators and passengers are required by law to wear goggles, glasses with impact-resistant lenses, or helmets with face shields. A full-face helmet can provide a rider with the best protection, even if their motorcycle has a windshield.

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.
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