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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. Motorcycle riders can improve their riding strategy by using the "SIPDE" process. SIPDE stands for:
See, identify, process, detect, execute
Scan, identify, predict, decide, execute
See, identify, predict, decide, examine
Scan, identify, proceed, direct, execute
2. Which of the following is true about carrying cargo on your motorcycle?
Never carry cargo on a motorcycle.
Attach the cargo to your gas tank.
Fill saddlebags evenly to prevent drifting.
Use ropes to secure the load.
3. ______ can cause your motorcycle to wobble.
Improper loading of cargo
Riding a motorcycle that is too big
Improper braking technique
Carrying a passenger
4. If you accidentally lock the rear brake on a good traction surface:
release the rear brake and apply the front brake firmly.
keep it locked until you have stopped.
check the throttle cable.
immediately operate the engine cut-off switch.
5. When you check your tires, what are you checking for?
Tire pressure
Cuts and scrapes
Tread wear
All of the above.
6. Which of the following is the best way to secure cargo?
Elastic cords
Nylon rope
Metal chains
Cable ties
7. You ride safely on slippery surfaces by:
holding in the clutch.
maintaining or increasing your speed.
leaning back.
avoiding sudden moves.
8. Because operation of a motorcycle is more tiring than the operation of a car, you should:
eat foods high in carbohydrate.
take frequent breaks.
avoid drinking water.
drink a lot of coffee.
9. When riding through an intersection, motorcycle riders must be especially aware of:
All the other answers are correct.
pedestrians crossing the road.
vehicles in the roundabout.
cars turning left into their path.
10. To carry a passenger, your motorcycle must have:
a windshield.
passenger brakes.
motorcycle boots.
passenger footrests.
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NV DMV Motorcycle Test

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