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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. Motorcycle collisions are most frequent:
at intersections.
in school zones.
on multi-lane highways.
on entrance ramps.
2. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, you should position your motorcycle:
at an angle.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
with the rear wheel locked.
parallel to the roadside.
3. To reduce your reaction time, you should:
ride in the center lane position.
pull in the clutch when swerving.
shift into neutral.
cover the clutch and the brakes.
4. When they ride through a curve, motorcycle riders should:
adjust their lane position depending on conditions.
ride in the right lane position.
stay as close to the edge of the road as possible.
end up crossing into another lane of traffic.
5. In the Execute step of the SEE strategy, you can create more space and minimize harm from any hazard by:
adjusting your speed.
communicating your presence with lights and/or horn.
adjusting your position.
All the other answers are correct.
6. Eye protection:
None of the other answers is correct.
is only needed when riding in bad weather.
should give a clear view to either side.
is only needed if your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield.
7. Gravel, steel plates and lane markings:
are not slippery.
all provide poor traction.
all provide excellent traction.
all provide better traction than wet pavement.
8. When you see a car on an entrance ramp that is about to merge into your lane, you should:
beep your horn.
change lanes.
flash your brake light.
come to a complete stop.
9. You are considered intoxicated if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is ______ or above.
10. You should check your mirrors:
before you change lanes.
when you begin to slow down.
if you need to leave the road.
All the other answers are correct.
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KY DMV Motorcycle Test

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