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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. When riding in traffic, motoryclists must not share the same lane with other vehicles because:
dirt and gravel collect along the sides of the road.
motorcycles need a full lane to operate safely.
cars are faster than motorcycles.
most roads are too narrow.
2. ______ can cause your motorcycle to wobble.
Carrying a passenger
Improper braking technique
Improper loading of cargo
Riding a motorcycle that is too big
3. If the front wheel locks:
roll on the throttle.
release the front brake immediately, then reapply it.
grab at the front brake.
keep it locked.
4. At night it is harder for you to see and be seen. To compensate, you should:
decrease your following distance.
stay in the same lane position.
use the taillights of the car ahead.
use your low beam whenever you are not following or meeting a car.
5. Mud, steel plates and lane markings:
all provide better traction than wet pavement.
all provide poor traction.
are not slippery.
all provide excellent traction.
6. When you ride, your clothing should be protective and:
tight fitting.
loose fitting.
completely cover your arms and legs.
made of an approved material.
7. When riding your motorcycle, you should use both brakes:
every time you make turns.
in emergency situations.
at uncontrolled intersections.
every time you stop.
8. Riders in a staggered formation should move into a single-file formation when:
riding in the left position.
riding curves.
riding at night.
9. If you accidentally lock the rear brake on a good traction surface:
keep it locked until you have stopped.
release the rear brake and apply the front brake firmly.
check the throttle cable.
immediately operate the engine cut-off switch.
10. You are approaching a blind intersection that has a stop line. You should stop:
at the stop line first, and then pull forward.
where you have the most visibility.
with the front wheel over the stop line.
at the stop line only.
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MN DMV Motorcycle Test

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