2022 West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/west-virginia/motorcycle.

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1. When approaching an uneven surface, such as a bump or pothole, you should rise slightly off of your seat:

Explanation
When riding over an uneven surface, rising off of your seat will allow your joints to absorb some of the force of impact. This will make it less likely that the impact of the surface will throw you off of the motorcycle.

2. When applying the front brake, you should:

Explanation
To apply the front brake, firmly and smoothly squeeze the brake lever with all four fingers, applying progressively more force.

3. When planning a long group ride, which of the following ideas should not be implemented?

Explanation
When riding in a group, the length of a route and the lengths of segments of travel should be based on the skill level of the least experienced rider. Groups of riders should take regular breaks to reduce fatigue. Inexperienced riders should be placed behind the leader so more experienced riders can keep an eye on them from behind. It is generally best to ride in a staggered formation.

4. 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.

5. Where is the front brake lever usually located?

Explanation
The front brake lever is generally located on the right handgrip. Make sure that you are aware of the locations of all your motorcycle's controls before beginning to ride.

6. Before a ride, you should instruct a passenger to do all of the following, except:

Explanation
Ask any passenger to wait to mount the motorcycle before the engine is started.. They should sit as far forward as they can without crowding you and avoid making unnecessary conversation. They should hold onto the motorcycle's passenger handholds or onto your waist, hips, or belt.
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