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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. If the throttle remains stuck after twisting it back and forth several times:
operate the engine cut-off switch, then pull in the clutch.
immediately operate the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch at the same time.
apply both brakes firmly.
2. At intersections, motorcycle riders must especially watch for:
cars crossing their path.
blue traffic signs.
3. You should not ride your motorcycle alongside of cars because:
the car driver cannot make a turn.
you could be in a blind spot.
None of the above.
4. When behind a car, ride in ________________ - where a driver is most likely to see you.
the center portion of the lane
the wet part of the lane
the right portion of the lane
5. If a tire goes flat while riding, and you must brake, you should:
gradually apply the brake of the tire that is not flat.
rise slightly off the seat.
apply both brakes evenly.
6. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
In residential areas.
At intersections.
On multi-lane roads.
7. When should motorcycles share lanes with cars?
When riding in a staggered formation.
In school zones.
8. If the throttle cable is stuck:
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
pull off the road.
apply both brakes.
9. You can share your lane with another vehicle:
when you are riding in school zones.
in designated areas.
10. Your motorcycle will lurch:
when you brake too slowly.
if you are riding slowly enough when you shift into a lower gear.
when you brake too firmly.
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DE DMV Motorcycle Test

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