2022 West Virginia Motorcycle Permit Test 15

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. If you are using an unfamiliar motorcycle, what should you do before riding?

Explanation
All motorcycles are slightly different, so you should check the controls and make sure you know the gear pattern before riding an unfamiliar motorcycle. Work the throttle, clutch, and brakes a few times prior to riding.

2. If a tire goes flat while riding and you must stop, it is usually best to:

Explanation
If one of your tires fails, hold the handgrips firmly and begin to slow down by easing off the throttle while maintaining a straight course. If you must brake, gradually apply the brake of the tire that is still good, if you are sure of which tire that is. Edge toward the side of the road as you slow down, squeeze the clutch, and stop.

3. When riding with a passenger, you should do all of the following, except:

Explanation
Because of a passenger's additional weight, a motorcycle will respond more slowly with a passenger on board than with just one occupant. With a passenger, you should travel a bit more slowly than you normally would, start slowing sooner than you normally would, and increase your following distance. Always warn your passenger of any special conditions ahead.

4. Which fabric provides the most protection when worn by motorcyclists?

Explanation
Leather jackets and pants provide the greatest level of protection when riding.

5. When riding at night, you should do all of the following, except:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of a collision when riding at night, be sure to reduce your speed and increase your following distance. Use the headlights of vehicles ahead of you to see farther down the road. Use your high beam headlight, except when following or meeting another vehicle.

6. When making an ordinary stop, you should:

Explanation
Develop the habit of using both brakes every time you slow or stop. If you need to stop quickly, it is best to apply both brakes. It will be easier to apply both brakes in a quick stop if you have already developed this habit.
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