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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. Handlebars should be adjusted so:
your hands are even with or below your elbows.
your hands are above your elbows.
you can lock the rear brake more easily.
you can keep your arms straight.
2. _____________ can be hazardous when wet.
The left part of the lane
A vehicle’s tire tracks
The center of a lane
The right part of the lane
3. When you make a turn you should:
maintain steady speed or accelerate gradually.
All the other answers are correct.
roll on the throttle through the turn.
look through the turn to where you want to go.
4. When preparing to merge into the middle lane of a three-lane road, you should check:
that the rear tire is not flat.
that the throttle is not stuck.
the lane beside you and the far lane
your headlight.
5. When you ride with other motorcyclists, you should:
check your mirrors frequently.
keep your distance.
keep the group small.
All of the above.
6. Your body can be affected by alcohol after as little as ______ drink(s).
7. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
tire markings, where other vehicles have traveled.
gravel roads.
exit ramps.
roads in residential areas.
8. Braking distance is:
how far a vehicle will travel, in ideal conditions, while the driver is braking.
how far a vehicle will continue to travel before the driver hits the brakes.
the total distance a vehicle has traveled until it comes to a complete stop.
usually 100 feet.
9. You may not park in a disabled parking space unless:
you are unloading goods.
you are parking for 10 minutes or less.
the motorcycle has a disabled license plate.
you are dropping off a passenger.
10. To know what is going on behind you:
slow down and look around.
decrease your speed and  scan the environment ahead of you.
pull off the road and check.
check your side mirrors frequently.
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MD Motorcycle License Test

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