2022 Vermont Motorcycle Permit Test 4

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. Shifting into a lower gear causes an effect similar to:

Explanation
Shifting your motorcycle into a lower gear causes an effect similar to applying the brakes. This is known as engine braking.

2. What does this hand signal mean?

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Explanation
Instead of or in addition to mechanical turn signals, operators may use hand signals to indicate turns or stops. If an operator's left arm is bent at the elbow and pointing downward, it means the operator plans to slow down or stop.

3. ____ can remove alcohol and its effects from your body.

Explanation
The only method that effectively reduces your BAC is not drinking alcohol for a period of time. Coffee, exercise, fresh air, and cold showers cannot reduce your BAC or change the effects of alcohol. They can help you remain awake, but they cannot change your BAC or make you sober.

4. Engine braking:

Explanation
Shifting to a lower gear produces an effect similar to applying the brakes. This is known as engine braking.

5. When exiting a highway while riding in a group, which riding formation should be used?

Explanation
While a staggered formation is usually best for group riding, a group should switch into a single-file formation when taking curves, turning, or entering or exiting a highway.

6. For the best protection, jackets and pants:

Explanation
To provide adequate protection when riding, jackets and pants should cover your arms and legs completely. Your clothing should fit snugly but be loose enough to let you move freely. Leather or newer kinds of synthetic materials provide the best protection in the case of an accident.
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