2022 Vermont Motorcycle Permit Test 14

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

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1. The center portion of a lane usually contains an oily strip. This part of the lane is:

Explanation
Oily drippings from cars collect in a strip in the center of a traffic lane. Unless the road is wet, this area will generally still provide enough traction for motorcyclists to ride safely. Because the strip is usually no more than two feet wide, it is often possible to ride to one side of the strip and still be in the center portion of the lane.

2. When riding in curves, turning, or entering a highway, the best group formation is:

Explanation
While riding in a staggered formation is generally the best option when traveling in a group, riders should move into a single-file line through curves, through turns, and when entering or exiting a highway.

3. Shifting to a lower gear produces an effect similar to:

Explanation
Most motorcycles have a manual transmission. Downshifting to a lower gear will slow you down.

4. When being passed, all of the following are potential hazards, except:

Explanation
When being passed, motorcyclists should be careful not to be hit by any part of the passing vehicle, including its mirrors. In addition to the vehicle itself, motorcyclists should be aware of wind gusts coming from the passing vehicle and potential objects being thrown by a passenger in the vehicle who may not be paying attention to the road.

5. A pre-ride inspection should:

Explanation
It is important to do a thorough inspection of your motorcycle before every ride. This will usually take you only a few minutes.

6. Where is the greatest potential for conflict between a motorcycle and other traffic?

Explanation
The greatest potential for conflict between your motorcycle and other traffic is at intersections. Be extra alert when riding somewhere where another vehicle may cross in front of your path of travel.
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