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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. Convex mirrors:
make cars seem farther away than they really are.
make cars seem bigger than they really are.
make cars seem closer than they really are.
should never be used.
2. When riding through a turn, your lane position should:
stay as close to the center line as possible.
stay as close to the end of the road as possible.
in the lane position that gives you the best view.
be in the center of the lane.
3. The three steps of the SEE strategy are:
Search, Examine, Execute.
See, Execute, Examine.
Signal, Execute, Evaluate.
Search, Evaluate, Execute.
4. When someone follows too closely, you should:
sound your horn.
pull over and stop.
flash your brake lights.
change lanes and let them pass.
5. Motorcycle collisions are most frequent:
in school zones.
on entrance ramps.
at intersections.
on multi-lane highways.
6. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, you should:
try to accelerate out of the wobble.
grip the handlebars firmly and roll off the throttle.
apply the brakes quickly.
grip the handlebars tightly and fight the wobble.
7. When it starts to rain, it's better to avoid riding in the _______ lane position.
left or right
8. Passengers should get on the motorcycle:
before the engine has been started.
after the engine has been started.
after the motorcycle has stopped.
before the motorcyclist.
9. A good way to handle tailgaters is to:
Change lanes and let them pass.
Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater.
Ignore them.
Use your horn and make hand gestures.
10. When riding, keep your feet:
with your toes pointing downward.
None of the other answers are correct.
firmly on the footrests.
as far forward as possible.
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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