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Riding a motorcycle requires special skills and knowledge beyond those required for driving a car. To earn your motorcycle license in Minnesota, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. The knowledge test includes questions on driving laws, safe driving practices and rules of the road, as well as information specific to two-wheeled vehicles. In addition to the Minnesota Motorcycle Manual, you should study the Minnesota Driver’s Manual. The knowledge test consists of 40 questions, and you'll need 32 or more correct answers to pass (80%).
1. While riding a motorcycle, you are considered legally intoxicated if:
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.05% or more.
you have had at least one drink.
you had one drink and are over the age of 21.
you have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more.
2. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should be placed:
behind the leader.
in front of the last rider.
in front of the leader.
in the middle of the group.
3. When turning, you should avoid:
turning your shoulders to look through the turn.
4. While riding your motorcycle, you spot something unavoidable in your path on the road ahead. You should:
All of the other answers are correct.
hold on firmly to the handlebar.
line up as much as you can to hit the object straight on.
slow down as much as possible.
5. Wear ___________ clothing to increase your chances of being seen.
brightly-colored or reflective
6. The greatest potential for conflict between you and other traffic is:
where dirt and gravel collect.
in the center portion of the lane.
at intersections.
in the left lane position.
7. You can increase your visibility to ther drivers by:
Rising slightly off the seat with your weight on the foot pegs
Wearing reflective clothing
Keeping both feet on the pegs.
Increasing your following distance
8. Most motorcycle crashes occur:
on multilane highways.
at lower speeds.
at higher speeds.
on hills.
9. When you carry loads, you should:
distribute the load evenly.
stop and check the load every so often.
fasten the load securely.
All the other answers are correct.
10. You can maintain an adequate space cushion by:
adjusting your lane position as you ride.
speeding up when approached by tailgaters.
always riding in the center lane position.
beeping your horn at close drivers.
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MN Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
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