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Riding a motorcycle requires special skills and knowledge. To earn your motorcycle license in Maryland, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. The Maryland Motorcycle Handbook provides the information needed to enable you to obtain a motorcycle license. The knowledge test is designed to check your knowledge of traffic laws, road rules and safe driving practices. The test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 21 correct answers to pass (84%).
1. You should check your tires:
every time you ride your motorcycle.
once a month.
once a year.
once a week.
2. Use _____ to hold the motorcycle while you start your motorcycle engine on a hill and shift into first gear.
the clutch
the rear brake
your feet
the front brake
3. Always use _____________ to stop.
both brakes at the same time
the rear brake only
the front brake only
4. When changing lanes on a multi-lane road, always remember to check the lane next to you and:
the lane behind you.
the rear brake.
the lane in front of you.
the far lane.
5. Drivers are most tempted to squeeze by you:
when they want to pass you.
All the other answers are correct.
in heavy traffic.
when you prepare to turn at an intersection.
6. When braking on slippery surfaces, you should:
use the front brake only.
use the rear brake only.
always avoid riding in the tire tracks left by cars.
use both brakes at the same time.
7. In a single lane of traffic there are _____ lane positions.
8. What is the best lane position for being seen?
The left portion of the lane
It depends on the situation
The center of the lane
The right portion of the lane
9. If your motorcycle is equipped with a windshield:
a helmet is not required.
you do not have to wear eye protection.
you are still required to wear glasses.
you should still wear eye protection.
10. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, you should position your motorcycle:
with the rear wheel locked.
at an angle.
parallel to the roadside.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
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MD DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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