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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. When you carry a passenger:
you should flash your brake light more often.
you should sit as far back as possible.
it will take longer to accelerate and brake.
you should reduce your following distance.
2. Accelerating on a curve:
is a major cause of motorcycle accidents.
can cause break failure
is extremely dangerous
helps stabilize the motorcycle.
3. When preparing to pass, you can increase your line of sight by:
swerving from side to side.
increasing your speed.
riding in the left lane position
staying in the center lane position.
4. What is the best lane position for being seen?
It depends on the situation
The left portion of the lane
The center of the lane
The right portion of the lane
5. When riding in traffic, motoryclists must not share the same lane with other vehicles because:
cars are faster than motorcycles.
motorcycles need a full lane to operate safely.
dirt and gravel collect along the sides of the road.
most roads are too narrow.
6. When you ride, your clothing should be protective and:
loose fitting.
made of an approved material.
tight fitting.
completely cover your arms and legs.
7. To swerve correctly:
Turn the handlebars quickly.
Press the handgrip in the opposite direction of the turn.
Shift your weight quickly.
Press the handgrip in the direction of the turn.
8. You can ride a motorcycle between lanes of traffic:
only during designated peak traffic hours.
when there is no traffic.
only at speeds no more than 35 miles-per-hour faster than the vehicles you are passing.
9. Which of the following provide(s) the best traction for motorcycles?
Wet pavement
Warm pavement
Gravel roads
10. The front brake is operated by ________________ .
the left foot pedal
the right hand lever
the right foot pedal
the left hand lever
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KY Motorcycle Test

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