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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 ride in a group, who sets the pace of the group?
The middle group rider
The tail rider
The traffic in front of the leader
The group leader
2. Your lane position should:
All the other answers are correct.
communicate your intentions.
avoid surface hazards.
increase your ability to see and be seen.
3. You can ride a motorcycle between lanes of traffic:
when there is no traffic.
only at speeds no more than 35 miles-per-hour faster than the vehicles you are passing.
only during designated peak traffic hours.
4. You should adjust your side mirrors:
at a designated service center.
before starting your motorcycle.
while riding your motorcycle.
before mounting your motorcycle.
5. If you encounter a large surface so slippery that you must coast:
sit as far back as possible.
warn other drivers that you will make a sudden move.
gradually increase your speed.
consider letting your feet skim along the surface.
6. You should flash your brake light:
when you are traveling downhill.
when you exit a parking space.
when you are slowing down in an unusual place.
every time you stop.
7. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should be placed:
in the middle of the group.
in front of the last rider.
in front of the leader.
behind the leader.
8. ______ can cause your motorcycle to wobble.
Improper braking technique
Carrying a passenger
Improper loading of cargo
Riding a motorcycle that is too big
9. Knowing when and how to stop or swerve are two critical skills in avoiding a crash. Most riders involved in a crash:
underbrake the front tire and overbrake the rear.
separate braking from swerving.
underbrake the rear tire and overbrake the front.
overbrake the rear tire and pull in the clutch.
10. When approaching turns or curves, riders should travel:
in pairs.
single file.
in a T-formation.
in a staggered formation.
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KY Motorcycle Test

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