2022 West Virginia Motorcycle Permit Test 6

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 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.

2. Which of the following provides the best protection?

Explanation
A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield provides protection for the wearer's entire face in the event of a crash. Goggles may protect someone's eyes, but not the rest of their face. A windshield is not an adequate substitute for either.

3. If you are riding and your motorcycle starts to handle differently, you should:

Explanation
A sudden change in handling may indicate that a tire on your motorcycle has failed. If you feel a change in the way your motorcycle handles, pull over safely and check your tires.

4. When braking on a slippery surface, you should:

Explanation
When riding on slippery surfaces, you should use both brakes to slow down. Squeeze the brake lever gradually to avoid locking the front wheel and use gentle pressure on the rear brake.

5. Of the following, which gear will not help to properly protect a motorcyclist?

Explanation
To protect yourself while riding, you should wear an approved helmet, face or eye protection, and protective clothing.

6. When riding at night, you should:

Explanation
Because distances are more difficult to judge in the dark than in daylight, be sure to reduce your speed and increase your following distance when riding at night. Use your high beam any time you are not meeting or following another vehicle.
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