Vermont Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in Vermont, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the Vermont Motorcycle and Motor Driven Cycle Periodic Inspection Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 20 or better. There is no motorcycle manual in Spanish. However, the test may be taken in Spanish.
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Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
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1.
What does moving to the farthest portion of the lane from a vehicle that is attempting to pass you do?
Encourages the other driver to complete the pass as quickly as possible
Encourages them to cut into your lane too early
Encourages other drivers to pass you
Discourages them from cutting into your lane too early
2.
What is a potential danger of over-braking?
Coming to a complete stop before you thought you would
Losing traction on one or both wheels?
Not providing drivers behind you enough time to stop
Taking too long to stop
3.
If hazards are on your left, where in the lane should you ride?
You should always ride in the center of the lane
In the right portion of the lane
In the left portion of the lane
It doesn’t matter since the motorcycle is smaller than other vehicles
4.
When alongside a vehicle and in its blind spot, you should:
Slow down until you are out of the blind area
Wave at the other driver to get their attention
Stay where you are and the driver will likely see you
Pull over to the shoulder
5.
Before changing lanes,
There is no need to do a head check if the driver uses their mirrors
Drivers should turn their head since motorcycles have blind spots
Mirrors provide a full view of the road around the motorcycle
As long as the turn signal was used, there is no need to turn your head to check for other vehicles
6.
Hearing protection is:
Not needed if you have a passenger
Not needed if you wear a helmet
Needed in addition to a helmet
Only needed on windy days
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