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To earn your motorcycle license in Maine, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. The Knowledge test covers the information from the Maine Motorcycle Operator Manual, including road rules and safe riding practices. The test consists of 50 questions, and you'll need at least 40 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. To increase your line of sight, you should ride in ______ lane position.
the center
the right
the left
2. When riding with a passenger:
your stopping distance will decrease.
your motorcycle will take longer to stop.
you are not permitted to pass other vehicles.
you are not allowed carry cargo.
3. You may need to change your lane position if you are:
riding on a multilane road.
riding in a residential area.
being followed.
approaching a blind intersection.
4. If your motorcycle starts to wander back and forth while riding over metal bridge gratings you should:
ride is in the center lane position.
relax, stay on course, and ride straight across.
proceed in a zigzag pattern until you cross the bridge.
downshift to a lower gear to improve stability.
5. Eye protection:
is only needed when riding in bad weather.
None of the other answers is correct.
is only needed if your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield.
should give a clear view to either side.
6. When riding at night you should:
reduce your speed.
increase the following distance.
use your high-beam light, if possible.
All of the above.
7. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, do NOT:
roll off the throttle gradually to slow down.
grip the handlebars firmly.
move your weight as far forward and down as possible.
apply the brakes.
8. ________ through a turn to stabilize suspension.
Apply the rear brake
Decrease your speed
Pull in the clutch
Roll on the throttle
9. When making a turn, it is best to change gears ___________ the turn.
before you enter
before, during, or after
while in
10. When riding, you should:
keep your arms straight.
keep your knees away from the gas tank.
turn just your head and eyes to look where you are going.
turn your head and shoulders to look through turns.
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ME DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
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