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Operating a motorcycle safely in traffic requires special skills and knowledge. To earn your motorcycle license in Alaska, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on information from the Alaska Motorcycle Operator Manual. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions. To pass you must correctly answer at least 20 questions (80%).
1. The best lane position to ride in is:
the one where you are most likely to be seen.
the center lane position.
the left lane position.
the right lane position.
2. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
underbrake the rear tire and overbrake the front.
separate braking from swerving.
overbrake the rear tire and pull in the clutch.
underbrake the front tire and overbrake the rear.
3. Motorcycles riders should avoid riding on big buildups of oil and grease usually found:
on gravel roads
at busy intersections
on slippery surfaces
on multilane highways
4. If the throttle cable is stuck:
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
check the belt/chain and sprockets.
pull off the road.
apply both brakes.
5. Which of the following is a hazard associated with passing a row of parked cars?
A driver may pull out in front of you.
People can step out from between cars.
A door could be opened into your path.
All of the above.
6. When it is raining, _____________ provide(s) the best traction.
the tire tracks left by cars
the left lane position
the center lane position
the shoulder of the road
7. The rear brake is operated by:
the right handle.
the right foot pedal.
the left handle.
the left food pedal.
8. If you accidentally lock the rear brake on a good traction surface:
keep it locked until you have stopped.
check the throttle cable.
immediately operate the engine cut-off switch.
release the rear brake and apply the front brake firmly.
9. When you need to cross rail tracks that are parallel to you, how should you cross them?
Edge across the tracks
At an angle of at least 45 degrees
Never cross rail tracks parallel to your lane
At an angle of exactly 90 degrees
10. To increase your chances of avoiding obstacles at night, you should:
reduce your speed.
ride in a staggered formation.
always ride in the center lane position.
grab at the front brake.
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AK Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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