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To earn your motorcycle license in North Carolina, you must pass a knowledge test and an on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test questions cover content in the North Carolina Motorcycle Handbook. They require that you know and understand road rules, driving laws and safe riding practices. The North Carolina motorcycle test consists of 25 questions. A score of at least 20 (80%) is required to pass.
1. If your motorcycle starts to wobble:
Accelerate out of the wobble.
Grip the handlebars firmly and close the throttle gradually.
Use the brakes gradually.
2. When you carry loads, you should:
fasten the load securely.
stop and check the load every so often.
distribute the load evenly.
All the other answers are correct.
3. When parking at the roadside, park:
with your front wheel touching the curb.
parallel to the curb.
on the curb.
with your rear wheel touching the curb.
4. Gravel, steel plates and lane markings:
all provide excellent traction.
all provide better traction than wet pavement.
are not slippery.
all provide poor traction.
5. The greatest potential for conflict between you and other traffic is:
in the left lane position.
in the center portion of the lane.
where dirt and gravel collect.
at intersections.
6. In potential high-risk areas, such as intersections and school zones, motorcycle riders should:
cover the clutch and the brake.
reduce the following distance.
pull in the clutch.
skim your feet along the ground.
7. The front brake is operated by:
the right-hand lever.
the right-foot pedal.
the left-foot pedal.
the left-hand lever.
8. The ___________ is the place where debris and oil drippings from cars collect.
left portion of the lane
center portion of the lane
opposite lane
right portion of the lane
9. When riding in a group, you should:
use your mirrors to keep an eye on the person behind.
avoid riding directly alongside another rider in the same lane.
maintain an adequate space cushion.
All of the above.
10. You can ride your motorcycle between lanes of traffic:
in heavy traffic.
only in designated lanes.
whenever it is better to do so.
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NC DMV Motorcycle Test

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