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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 Delaware, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on information from the Delaware Motorcycle Operator Manual, which covers the requirements for the Motorcycle endorsement, testing requirements, and the basic knowledge needed to obtain the endorsement. The knowledge test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need 20 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. To maintain balance while riding:
point your feet down toward the road.
keep your feet firmly on the foot pegs.
keep your feet against the gas tank.
2. Most motorcycle crashes occur:
at higher speeds.
at lower speeds.
in curves.
3. Riding between rows of stopped vehicles is:
permitted in heavy traffic.
only permitted if you are carrying a passenger.
never permitted.
4. Which of the following are acceptable protective clothing for motorcycle riding?
Gloves, bright shoes, and a denim jacket
Boots, shorts, and a leather jacket
Sturdy jacket, boots, and gloves
5. When riding, you should anticipate potential problems and have a plan to reduce risks. Always be aware of:
road and surface characteristics.
other vehicles.
All of the above.
6. Rolling on the throttle through a turn:
causes the motorcycle to slip.
is extremely dangerous and should be avoided.
helps stabilize suspension.
7. When the engine locks, you should:
pull off the road and stop.
squeeze the clutch lever to disengage the engine from the rear wheel.
Take the steps described in all the other answers, in the appropriate order.
8. When you are carrying a passenger, they should:
lean as you lean.
lean back to improve balance.
have their own motorcycle license.
9. You can be sure another driver will yield to you when:
they make eye contact with you.
You can never be sure a driver will yield to you.
they are beginning to slow down.
10. To carry a passenger, your motorcycle must have:
a windshield.
passenger footrests.
motorcycle boots.
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DE Motorcycle Test

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