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To earn your motorcycle license in Nevada, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on information from the Nevada Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand driving laws, road rules and safe riding practices. The Nevada motorcycle test consists of 25 questions. To pass you must correctly answer at least 20 questions (80%).
1. ______ helps you absorb shock when riding over obstacles.
Pulling in the clutch
Rising slightly off the seat
Rolling on the throttle
Using a higher gear
2. Surfaces that provide poor traction include:
roads in residential areas.
multi-lane roads.
pavement after it starts to rain.
exit lanes.
3. To discourage other vehicles from trying to share your lane, you should:
increase your speed.
tell them they are being aggressive.
ride in the center lane position.
turn on your high beam headlights.
4. When it starts to rain, you should ride:
in groups larger than 4 or 5 motorcyclists.
in the center lane position.
on the shoulder of the road.
in the tire tracks left by cars.
5. To help with your balance as you turn the motorcycle:
keep your knees against the gas tank.
shift down through the gears with the clutch.
slow down before through turn.
drag the rear brake.
6. Skidding can be caused by:
too much rear brake pressure.
using the wrong brake.
pulling in the clutch too firmly.
7. Wobbling can be caused by:
All the other answers are correct.
defective wheel alignment.
improperly loading your bike.
lower tire pressure.
8. The best lane position should:
All the other answers are correct.
communicate your intentions.
provide an escape route.
avoid wind blast from other vehicles.
9. If the front tire goes flat while riding:
make sure the tire pressure, shock spring preload and dampers are at the recommended settings for the weight.
hold the handlegrips firmly, ease off the throttle, and keep a straight course.
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
avoid using the rear brake.
10. If your motorcycle starts to wander back and forth while riding over metal bridge gratings you should:
ride is in the center lane position.
proceed in a zigzag pattern until you cross the bridge.
relax, stay on course, and ride straight across.
downshift to a lower gear to improve stability.
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NV DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
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