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To earn your motorcycle license in Montana, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. The knowledge test consists of questions specifically geared toward motorcycle drivers. The material necessary to pass the motorcycle test is covered in the Montana Motorcycle Supplement to the regular Driver License Manual. The test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 20 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. ______ helps you absorb shock when riding over obstacles.
Rolling on the throttle
Rising slightly off the seat
Pulling in the clutch
Using a higher gear
2. When you approach a blind intersection with a stop line, you should first stop:
where you have the most visibility.
behind the stop line.
straddling the stop line.
None of the other answers is correct.
3. Ride with your headlight on:
in construction zones.
when it is foggy.
At all times
at night.
4. When it starts to rain, you should ride:
in the tire tracks left by cars.
on the shoulder of the road.
in the center lane position.
in groups larger than 4 or 5 motorcyclists.
5. A safe following distance is at least ____ seconds. If road conditions are hazardous, you're going to need extra breaking space to maintain a safe motorcycle distance.
6. When you are carrying a passenger, they should:
lean back to improve balance.
have their own motorcycle license.
lean as you lean.
sit on the saddlebags.
7. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, you should position your motorcycle:
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
parallel to the roadside.
with the rear wheel locked.
at an angle.
8. To know what is going on behind you:
decrease your speed and  scan the environment ahead of you.
slow down and look around.
check your side mirrors frequently.
pull off the road and check.
9. When parking at the roadside, you should park at an angle:
within 5 feet of the curb.
with your front wheel touching the curb.
with your rear wheel on the curb.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
10. To stop as quickly and as safely as possible in a curve, try to:
grab the front brake.
lean as much as possible.
get the motorcycle as perpendicular to the road as possible.
increase your speed through the curve.
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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