KENTUCKY DMV MOTORCYCLE LICENSE TEST

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Operating a motorcycle safely requires special skills and knowledge. To earn your motorcycle license in Kentucky, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on information from the Kentucky Motorcycle Operator Manual. The test consists of 30 questions, and you must score at least 24 to pass.
1. What is engine braking?
Upshifting to gain speed
Using the engine kill switch to stop the motorcycle
Downshifting through gears to slow the motorcycle
When your engine stops working
2. When should your motorcycle side mirrors be adjusted?
The mirrors are not adjustable.
At the first stop after you start driving
While you are driving
Before you start driving
3. The ______ brake is more important because it ______.
rear; provides 70% of the stopping power
front; is the emergency brake
rear; is the emergency brake
front; provides 70% of the stopping power
4. Before every lane change, you should:
look over your shoulder.
check your mirrors.
check your blind spots.
All of the above.
5. Motorcycles require ______ stopping distance than/as a car.
more
less
It varies between motorcycles
the same
6. What is one cause of skidding while turning?
Using the wrong brake
Using the wrong gear
Pulling in the clutch too quickly
Applying too much brake
7. The best position for traction when it is raining is:
the center lane position.
in the tracks left by other drivers.
the shoulder of the road.
the left lane position.
8. Which of the following is an hazardous place for motorcycles?
Rural roads.
Intersections.
Freeways.
School zones.
9. What controls the front brake?
The right hand lever
The left hand lever
The left foot pedal
The right foot pedal
10. You should flash your brake light when you are about to stop and you are:
being followed too closely.
stopping more quickly than others might expect.
stopping in an unusual place.
All of the above.
 
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KY DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
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