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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. Which of the following statements about riding downhill is false?
Motorcycles tend to pick up speed.
Start slowing early.
Increase your speed when riding downhill.
The amount of braking force required to stop increases.
2. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should be placed:
behind the leader.
in the middle of the group.
in front of the leader.
in front of the last rider.
3. When turning, you should avoid:
turning your shoulders to look through the turn.
4. What's the best way to secure cargo on your motorcycle?
Using bungee cords.
Using a rope.
So that it covers your lights.
On the sissy bar.
5. Drivers on an entrance ramp may not see you on the highway. What should you do?
If there is no room for a lane change, adjust speed to open up space for the merging driver.
Give them plenty of room.
Change to another lane if one is open.
All of the above.
6. You can ride your motorcycle between lanes of traffic:
whenever it is better to do so.
in heavy traffic.
only in designated lanes.
7. Eye protection:
None of the other answers is correct.
is only needed when riding in bad weather.
is only needed if your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield.
should give a clear view to either side.
8. You can increase your visibility to ther drivers by:
Wearing reflective clothing
Rising slightly off the seat with your weight on the foot pegs
Increasing your following distance
Keeping both feet on the pegs.
9. Where is the engine cut off switch located?
Near the left foot pedal
Near the left handgrip
Near the right handgrip
Near the right foot pedal
10. When riding behind a car, which lane position makes you more visible to the driver ahead?
the right
the left
the center
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AK DMV Motorcycle Test

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