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Safe riding requires knowledge and skill. To earn your motorcycle license in Kansas, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. The knowledge test includes questions on rules of the road, driving laws and safe riding practices, as well as information specific to two-wheeled vehicles. Knowledge test questions are based on information and ideas from the Kansas Motorcycle Operator Manual. The test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 20 correct answers to pass.
1. 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.
2. Motorcycle riders can improve their riding strategy by using the "SIPDE" process. SIPDE stands for:
Scan, identify, proceed, direct, execute
See, identify, predict, decide, examine
Scan, identify, predict, decide, execute
3. The gearshift lever is located:
in front of the right footrest.
in front of the left footrest.
by the left handgrip.
4. When parked next to a curb, your motorcycle should be positioned:
at an angle with the front wheel touching the curb.
parallel to the curb.
at an angle with the rear wheel touching the curb.
5. When you are properly seated on a motorcycle, your arms should be:
at a 90-degree angle.
bent slightly.
positioned with your elbows locked.
6. You may carry a passenger if:
the passenger has special shoes.
your motorcycle is designed to carry another person.
All of the above.
7. If you encounter a large surface so slippery that you must coast:
consider letting your feet skim along the surface.
warn other drivers that you will make a sudden move.
gradually increase your speed.
8. Maximum straight-line braking is accomplished by:
fully applying both front and rear brakes without locking either wheel.
applying both brakes until the rear wheel locks.
applying only the front brake.
9. When someone follows too closely, you should:
change lanes and let them pass.
sound your horn.
flash your brake lights.
10. Riders who take curves or turns too fast may end up:
crossing into another lane of traffic.
riding in a staggered formation.
braking the engine.
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KS Motorcycle Test

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