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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 over rain grooves or bridge gratings that cause the motorcycle to weave, you should:
pull in the clutch.
relax, maintain a steady speed and ride straight across.
roll on the throttle.
apply the rear brake.
2. Before taking a trip with your motorcycle, it is important to check:
the mirrors.
the tires and wheels.
the fluids.
All of the above.
3. When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should position themselves:
At the tail end of the group.
In front of the group.
Just behind the leader.
In a separate staggered formation.
4. To stop as quickly and as safely as possible in a curve, try to:
increase your speed through the curve.
get the motorcycle as perpendicular to the road as possible.
lean as much as possible.
grab the front brake.
5. By "choosing the best lane position" you:
are not in a blind spot.
maximize the space cushion around you.
are avoiding hazards.
All of the above.
6. Riders in a staggered formation should pass:
in the right lane position.
one at a time.
and maintain a staggered formation.
in pairs.
7. To fasten cargo to a motorcycle, use:
a towing trailer
strips of cloth
elastic cords
8. The best face protection is provided by:
government-approved glasses.
a windshield.
a face shield.
9. What's the best way to secure cargo on your motorcycle?
Using a rope.
Using bungee cords.
So that it covers your lights.
On the sissy bar.
10. When riding at night you should:
use your high-beam light, if possible.
increase the following distance.
reduce your speed.
All of the above.
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MN Motorcycle Test

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