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To earn your motorcycle license in Connecticut, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on the information from the Connecticut Motorcycle Manual. The knowledge examination will consist of 16 questions taken from parts of the Connecticut Motorcycle Manual and the Connecticut Driver’s Manual for New Drivers. You’ll need 12 correct answers (75%) to pass the test.
1. If you are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, penalties may include:
community service.
severe fines.
a license suspension.
All the other answers may apply.
2. The ___________ is the place where debris and oil drippings from cars collect.
center portion of the lane
right portion of the lane
opposite lane
left portion of the lane
3. Wear ___________ clothing to increase your chances of being seen.
brightly-colored or reflective
4. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
On multi-lane roads.
In school zones.
At intersections.
In residential areas.
5. When parking at the roadside, you should park with ______ touching the curb.
the rear wheel
the left foot peg
both wheels
the front wheel
6. When you make a turn you should:
look through the turn to where you want to go.
All the other answers are correct.
maintain steady speed or accelerate gradually.
roll on the throttle through the turn.
7. The rear brake is operated by:
the right foot pedal.
the left food pedal.
the right handle.
the left handle.
8. You can ride your motorcycle between lanes of traffic:
in heavy traffic.
only in designated lanes.
whenever it is better to do so.
9. ______ can cause your motorcycle to wobble.
Carrying a passenger
Improper braking technique
Riding a motorcycle that is too big
Improper loading of cargo
10. Car drivers are most likely to try to share your lane when:
they want to pass you.
traffic is heavy.
you are preparing to turn at an intersection.
All of the above.
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CT DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 16
Correct answers to pass:12
Passing score:75%
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