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Riding a motorcycle requires special skills and knowledge beyond those required for driving a car. To earn your motorcycle license in Colorado, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. In the Basic Rider Course you will learn motorcycling skills through on-cycle training as well as in the classroom. Knowledge test questions are based on information and practices from the Colorado Motorcycle Handbook, which is a supplement to the Colorado Driver Handbook. The test consists of 25 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 21 questions (84%).
1. Other drivers are most likely to try and share the lane with a motorcycle when:
they want to pass the motorcycle.
the motorcycle rider is preparing to turn at an intersection.
traffic is heavy.
All of the above.
2. It is important to flash your brake light:
All other answers are correct.
before you slow in the middle of a block or at an alley.
before you slow, if you are being followed closely.
before you slow more quickly than others might expect.
3. If your motorcycle starts to wobble:
Accelerate out of the wobble.
Use the brakes gradually.
Grip the handlebars firmly and close the throttle gradually.
4. When someone follows too closely, you should:
change lanes and let them pass.
flash your brake lights.
pull over and stop.
sound your horn.
5. Most motorcycle crashes occur:
on multilane highways.
at higher speeds.
when changing lanes.
at lower speeds.
6. While riding your motorcycle, you spot something unavoidable in your path on the road ahead. You should:
hold on firmly to the handlebar.
line up as much as you can to hit the object straight on.
slow down as much as possible.
All of the other answers are correct.
7. You should flash your brake light when you are about to stop and you are:
stopping in an unusual place.
stopping more quickly than others might expect.
being followed too closely.
All of the above.
8. Accelerating on a curve:
is a major cause of motorcycle accidents.
can cause break failure
helps stabilize the motorcycle.
is extremely dangerous
9. The best lane position for a motorcycle:
is in the left part of the lane, next to the center line.
can vary depending on road and/or traffic conditions.
is the center lane position.
is in the right part of the lane, next to the curb.
10. When riding in a group, the __________ should look ahead for changes and signal early.
last rider
rider behind the leader
rider in the middle of the group
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CO Motorcycle License Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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