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Safe riding requires knowledge and skill. To earn your California motorcycle license, you will be required to pass the driver knowledge test, motorcycle knowledge test, knowledge test(s) for any other license class(es) requested, and pass a motorcycle skills test or obtain a Certificate of Completion of Motorcycle Training. Knowledge test questions are based on information in the California Motorcycle Handbook and the California Driver Handbook. The DMV knowledge test consists of 30 questions and you'll need 24 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. By "choosing the best lane position" you:
avoid road hazards.
are not in a blind spot.
All of the above.
2. For railroad tracks that run parallel to your course, move far enough away from the tracks to cross at an angle of at least:
3. When you are being passed on the left, you should:
avoid the center lane position.
move closer to the passing vehicle.
avoid the left lane position.
4. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
pavement after it starts to rain.
exit lanes.
roads in residential areas.
5. Which of the following is NOT a tip for completing U-turns successfully?
Look through the turn to where you want to go.
Centralize weight.
Use the front brake.
6. At blind intersections, it is important to:
share your lane with other cars and motorcycles.
see as much as possible and remain visible to others.
change lanes and let the tailgater pass.
7. Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is influenced by:
how fast you drink.
your DUI.
how fast you travel.
8. Making eye contact with other drivers:
Doesn’t guarantee that the driver will yield.
Is not worth the effort.
Guarantees that the other driver will yield to you.
9. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
Gravel roads
All the other answers are correct.
10. Because operation of a motorcycle is more tiring than the operation of a car, you should:
avoid drinking water.
take frequent breaks.
keep riding even if you are tired.
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CA DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
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