Save Time and Get a Pass Guarantee! LIMITED-TIME OFFER: GO PREMIUM NOW AND SAVE $24! Upgrade To Premium


View instructions
To earn your motorcycle license in New York State, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skills test. The NYS knowledge test questions are based on information from the New York DMV Driver’s Manual and New York DMV Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand road rules, road signs, driving laws and safe riding practices. The New York motorcycle test consists of 20 questions. A score of at least 14 (70%) is required to pass.
1. When riding in a group, beginner riders should be positioned:
behind the leader.
in the front.
at the end.
in front of the last rider.
2. The safest formation when riding in a group is:
single file.
the staggered formation.
in pairs.
motorcycles should not ride in groups.
3. Always use _____________ to stop.
both brakes at the same time
the rear brake only
the front brake only
4. If you must go over an obstacle:
increase your speed before contact.
approach it as close to a 90° angle as possible.
keep your elbows locked.
with your feet skimming the ground
5. Other drivers are most likely to try and share the lane with a motorcycle when:
they want to pass the motorcycle.
the motorcycle rider is preparing to turn at an intersection.
traffic is heavy.
All of the above.
6. When should you pull the engine kill switch?
If your throttle is stuck and twisting it back and forth does not free it
If your motorcycle is wobbling
If your front tire fails
If your rear tire fails
7. Wobbling can be caused by:
improperly loading your bike.
lower tire pressure.
defective wheel alignment.
All the other answers are correct.
8. When parked along the roadside, you should park:
with your front tire touching the curb.
parallel to the curb.
on the curb.
with your rear tire touching the curb.
9. Riders in a staggered formation should move into a single-file formation when:
riding at night.
riding in the left position.
riding curves.
10. When seated properly on your motorcycle, your arms should be:
bent at a 90-degree angle.
locked at the elbows.
slightly bent at the elbows.
positioned with your hands above your elbows.
Page 1 of 2
Next page  
Rate This Free Test
4.9 out of 5
based on 88 votes

NY DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:14
Passing score:70%
Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:14
Passing score:70%
Share This Online Test