West Virginia Motorcycle Permit Test

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 19
Directions: To obtain a motorcycle license in West Virginia, you must pass a knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions from the Motorcycle Operator Manual. Each question has four answer choices. To pass you must receive a score of 19 or better. There is no motorcycle manual in Spanish. Also, there is no test in Spanish.
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1.
The shortest and safest stops are accomplished:
By using only the rear brake.
By using only the front brake.
By allowing the front tire to lock up.
By using both the front and rear brakes.
2.
A properly-fitted motorcycle:
Allows the driver touch the ground with their feet while seated.
Has a seat even with the driver's waist.
Has a seat that is 10 inches above the driver's waist.
Has a seat that is 10 inches below the driver's waist.
3.
If you are transporting a passenger, they should:
Lean as you lean.
Hold onto the motorcycle seat.
Sit as far back as possible.
Never hold onto you.
4.
To be effective, an eye or face shield must:
Fasten securely.
Prevent air from passing through.
Not allow for eyeglasses to fit underneath.
Restrict your vision to the sides.
5.
Slippery surfaces can make it difficult to control a motorcycle. Which of the following would be considered a slippery surface?
Wet pavement
A driveway
Dry pavement
A parking lot
6.
If driving a three-wheeled motorcycle or using a sidecar, do not ride too far to the right of the lane because:
Other drivers may not see you.
You will not be able to pass other vehicles as easily.
Other drivers may try to share your lane.
You may run off the road.
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